BIOGRAPHY OF M. VISVESVARAYA
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, prevalently known as Sir M.V., was conceived on September 15, 1860, out of a Muddenahalli town, in Chikballapur Taluk, Kolar District. His dad Srinivasa Shastri was a Sanskrit researcher and Ayurvedic expert. His mom Venkachamma was a religious lady. His primary language is Telugu. His dad passed on in Kurnool when Visvesvaraya was only 15 years of age. Visvesvaraya finished his tutoring instruction in Chikkaballapur and after that, he joined Central College in Bangalore. He finished his B.A. Examination in 1881. He got some help from the Govt. of Mysore and that is the reason he joined the Science College, in Pune to think about Engineering. In 1883, he positioned first in the L.C.E. furthermore, the F.C.E. Examinations (identical to B.E. Examination).
At the point when Sir M. Visvesvaraya was doing designing, Govt. of Bombay offered him an occupation and delegated as Assistant Engineer at Nasik. As a designer, he has done awesome employment. He arranged a method for providing water from the stream Sindhu to a town called Sukkur (Now in Pakistan). He formulated another water system framework called the Block System. He formulated steel ways to stop the inefficient stream of water in dams. He was the modeler of the Krishnaraja Sagara dam in Mysore. The rundown is interminable.
In 1912, Maharaja of Mysore delegated Visvesvaraya as his Dewan. As Diwan of Mysore, he worked energetically for instructive and mechanical improvement of the state. When he was the Dewan, numerous new ventures came up like 'The Sandal Oil Factory', 'the Chrome Tanning Factory', were some of them. Of the numerous production lines he began, the most critical is the Bhadravati Iron and Steel Works. Sir M. Visvesvaraya intentionally resigned as Dewan of Mysore in 1918. He worked effectively even after his retirement. In 1955, He was respected with Bharat Ratna for his precious commitment to the country. When he achieved the age of 100, the Government of India drew out a stamp in his respect. Sir Visvesvaraya passed away on April 14, 1962, at 101 years old. The British additionally knighted him for his Myriad commitments to people in general. Consistently, 15 September is praised as the Engineer's Day in India in his memory.