Essay on mokshagundam visvesvaraya | happy engineering day

Essay on mokshagundam visvesvaraya | happy engineering day



Essay on mokshagundam visvesvaraya



Sir mokshagundam vishweshwara also spelled as sir moksha Gundam Biswas waria popularly known as sir MV was an indian civil engineer and statesman in the 19th Dewan of mysore who served from 1912 to 1919 


he received India's highest honour the Bharat Ratna in 1955 he was knighted as a knight commander of the British Indian empire k-ci II by king george v for his contributions to the public good the 15th of september is celebrated as engineers day in india sri lanka and tanzania in his memory 



he is held in high regard as a preeminent engineer of India he was the chief engineer responsible for the construction of krishna raja sagara dam in northwest suburb of mysore city and chief engineer of flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad 


Sir Mokshagundam vishweshwara was born into a Telugu speaking family on the 15th of September 1861 in Montana holy village now located in chicka ball appear a district but part of Koehler district at the time of his birth in princely state of Mysore 



now Karnataka India his father moksha Gundam Srinivasa was a schoolteacher and a noted Sanskrit scholar while his mother been Cadillac Shama was a homemaker his parents were from moksha gundam a village of pre Qasim district in Andhra Pradesh fish wish for Isle aust his father at the age of 12 


he got his primary education at Bandar Hawley primary school chikka Bolivar and attended a high school in Bangalore in 1881 he received BA degree from Central College Bangalore and affiliated to University of Madras he then enrolled at College of Engineering Pune and received LC licentiate and civil engineering 


which is equivalent to DC Diploma in civil engineering from University of Bombay to which the college was affiliated then fish fish varietal at the PWD of Bombay and later was invited to join the Indian irrigation commission he implemented an extremely intricate system of irrigation in Deccan 


he had designed and patented a system of automatic Weir water floodgates that were first installed in 1903 at khadak VA's flah reservoir near Pune these gates were employed to raise flood supply level of storage and reservoir to the highest level likely to be attained without causing any damage to the dam based on the success of these gates 


the same system was installed at the Tigre dam in Gwalior and krishna raja saga rock' RS dam in man dia mysore karnataka in 1906 1907 government of india sent him to aid and to study water supply and drainage systems the project prepared by him was implemented in aden successfully fish wash variety status 


when he designed a flood protection system for city of Hyderabad he was instrumental in developing a system to protect Visakhapatnam port from sea erosion this dam created the biggest reservoir in Asia when it was built fish fish pariah gave his valuable technical advice for the location of mo kama bridge over Ganga and Bihar at the time 



he was over 90 years old he was called father of modern Mysore State during his service with government of Mysore State he was responsible for founding of under the patronage of the Mysore government Mysore soap factory parasitoid laboratory mice or iron and steel works 


now known as viz wesbar iron and steel limited in BOD Revathy tree jaya Shema Rajendra Polytechnic Bangalore Bangalore Agricultural University State Bank of Mysore Century Club Mysore chamber of RC Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry effects Chamber of Commerce and Karnataka universit√© vishweshwara a college of engineering bangalore and numerous other industrial ventures 



he encouraged private investment in industry during his tenure as Diwan of Mysore he was instrumental in charting out plan for road construction between Tirumala and Tirupati he was known for sincerity time management and dedication to a cause Bangalore Press and Bank of Mysore were established during his tenure the very important part of his nature was his love for Kannada 


He set up kannada parish at for the upliftment of kannada he wanted seminars for Kannada lovers to be instituted and conducted in Kannada itself fish whoosh fariah is known to have designed and planned the entire area of giant augur and South Bangalore the foundation of giant augur was laid in 1959 



it was one of first planned neighborhoods in Bangalore and at the time the largest in Asia it is believed that locality designed by vishweshwara is one of the best planned layouts in Asia National Institute of Technology Nagpur is named after him after opting for voluntary retirement 


In 1908 he took a foreign tour to study industrialized nations after for a short period he worked for the Nizam of Hyderabad India he suggested flood relief measures for hyderabad town which was under constant threat by musi River during November 1909 fish wish fariah was appointed as chief engineer of Mysore State further during 1912 



he was appointed as Diwan second minister of princely state of Mysore he was due on for seven years with the support of krishna raja wadiyar the 4th maharaja of mysore Visvesvaraya made good contribution is dawuan to the owl round development of mysore state he was instrumental in the founding of the government Engineering College at Bangalore in 1917 one of the first engineering institutes in India


This institution was later named University vishweshwara College of Engineering he commissioned several new railway lines in Mysore State fishwich fariah was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Indian empire see in 1911 



In 1915 while he was Diwan of Mysore fish wish fariah was knighted as a knight commander of Order of Indian empire Casey ie by British for his myriad contributions to the public good after India attained independence he was awarded nation's highest honor Bharat Ratna in 1955 



He was awarded honorary membership of London institution of civil engineers he was awarded fellowship of Indian Institute of Science Bangalore he was awarded several honorary degrees including DSC l LT deal it from eight universities in India he was president of 1923 session of Indian Science Congress


He died on the 12th of April 1962 on the 15th of September 2018 to celebrate his 157th birthday anniversary Visvesvaraya was honored by Google doodle.



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