Happy Engineer's Day

Happy Engineer's Day
M. Visvesvaraya

We Indians celebrate Engineers’ Day on September 15 to pay tribute to Engineering legend Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Sir Visvesvaraya was one of the pioneers in Irrigation Engineering & has done huge work which was helpful a great deal in flood prevention, drainage & Irrigation (& overall Civil Engineering). He is called as 'Father of Modern Mysore'.He designed India's first automatic weir water floodgates for the Khadakvasla reservoir in 1903. At that time, it was a very helpful & groundbreaking work & helped a great deal in preventing floods & safety of the dam. Apart from this, he designed the flood prevention system for Hyderabad city, after which he achieved celebrity status. Here are some quotes by Sir M.Visvesvarya:-