Awards & Winners

Mokshagundam Visvesvaray

Date of Birth 15-September-1860
Place of Birth Muddenahalli
Nationality India
Also know as Sir MV, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaray, Sir Mokshagundam Vishveshwariah KCIE, Visvesvaraya
Profession Engineer
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya KCIE, was a notable Indian engineer, scholar, statesman and the Diwan of Mysore during 1912 to 1918. He was a recipient of the Indian Republic's highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955. He was knighted as a Knight Commander of the Indian Empire by King George V for his contributions to the public good. Every year, 15 September is celebrated as Engineer's Day in India in his memory. He is held in high regard as a pre-eminent engineer of India. He was the chief designer of the flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, as well as the chief engineer responsible for the construction of the Krishna Raja Sagara dam in Mandya.

Awards by Mokshagundam Visvesvaray

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Bharat Ratna
(Civil engineer, Diwan of Mysore)