Happy Engineers’ Day 2011 Celebration Today | Celebrate Engineers’ Day 2011 | Engineer’s Day Celebration On 15 Sep 2011
In India, Engineer’s day is celebrated on September 15. This day is celebrated in the honor of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (1861-1962), who was a notable Indian engineer, scholar, statesman and the Diwan of Mysore during 1912 to 1919. Internationally recognised for his genius in harnessing water resources, he was responsible for successful design and construction of several river dams, bridges and implementing irrigation and drinking water schemes all over India.
He served as the dewan of Mysore State and was considered to be the architect of the all-round development of Karnataka. Among his most successful projects are the design and construction of the K.R. Sagar dam and its adjoining Brindavan Gardens, turn-around of the Bhadravati Iron and Steel Works, setting up of the Mysore Sandalwood Oil Factory and the founding of the Bank of Mysore.
To commemorate the birthday of Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya, many events takes place in India every year. National level organizations like The Instituitions of Engineers (India)conduct meets and events on this occasion. Considering global awarenes on climate change and realizing Engineers’ role in economic development and environmental responsibility, IEI is dedicating the 44 th Engineer’s Day to “Engineering Preparedness for Disaster Mitigation”.
Now lakhs of Engineering graduates coming out every year from various parts of the country. Colleges should celebrate this day with seminars about past to present scenario in Indian Engineering. Engineers Day should be a day in which all zested minds in Engineering sector should be treated with zealous by the authorities. Otherways this day will be disapper from history as time passes.