September 15, 2011

Happy Engineer's Day

In India, we are celebrating Engineer's Day on September 15. Today is M.Visvesvaraya's birthday. India celebrates his birthday as an Engineer's day.

M.Visvesvaraya was one of the greatest engineer India ever had. Probably he is the one and only engineer to hold Bharat Ratna award.


M.Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1860. His native is in Karnataka state.

In Karanataka, there are few educational institution named on his name.

Karnataka's one of the popular university name is "Visvesvaraya Technological University."


Visvesvaraya is basically civil engineer. He is known for water resource project.

He is generally known for Krishna Raja Sagara Dam (KRS-DAM).