Nation celebrates Engineer’s Day on 15 Sept to persuade the birth anniversary the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna okshagundam Visvesvaraya.
Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Group of Institutions celebrate this day by organizing completions and felicitate students for their remarkable achievement in the field of Engineering.
M Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861, in the Muddenahalli village, Karnataka. He completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Madras and pursued civil engineering at the College of Science in Pune.
From 1912 to 1918, M Visvesvaraya was appointed as the Diwan of Mysore. As a chief engineer, he constructed Mysore’s famous Krishna Raja sagara Dam. During his tenure as a Mysore Diwan, he brought many reform in the field of education, banking, and commerce, agriculture, irrigation, industrialization. For his contribution during his diwanship, he was awarded the title of ‘Knight’ in 1915 as commander of the British Indian Empire by King George v and got the title ‘Sir’.
For his numerous industrial, economic, and social projects Visvesvaraya was bestowned upon the highest civilian honour- Bharat Ratna in 1955 by the government of India.