By Muskan Bhatnagar
Engineer's Day is celebrated on the 15th of September in India, on the birth anniversary of the greatest Indian engineer and Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visweshvaraya, as a tribute to him.
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Sir MV. Visvesvaraya was an Indian civil engineer, a statesman, and the 19th Diwan of Mysore. Born to a Telugu family at Chikkaballapur, Karnataka, Sir MV. Visvesvaraya earned a license in civil engineering from the University of Bombay. He lived by the phrase "Work is Worship," and devoted his life to engineering. He died on 12 April 1962.
On the occasion of the 160th birth anniversary of Sir MV. Visvesvaraya and Engineer's Day, which is celebrated in his honor, let's look at at some lesser-known facts about the greatest Indian engineer:
Sir M Visweswarayya bust at Sir MV industrial and technological museum. Pinterest