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What is the history behind celebrating Engineers Day, know why this day is celebrated only on 15th September

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Every year 15 September i.e. on this day also falls a day, which is celebrated as Engineers Day 2021 in the country.

Engineers Day 2021: Every day there is some day, whose importance and history is also very special. Every year 15 September i.e. on this day also falls a day, which is celebrated as Engineers Day in the country. Today, on this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also wished Engineers Day. Although there are many people, who would not know that what is the history of Engineer’s Day and why it is celebrated only on 15 September. Let us tell you everything about this.

History of Engineer’s Day celebration

In fact,Happy Engineers Day 2021 celebrated on 15 September is actually dedicated to those people who have worked to accelerate development through technology. M Visvesvaraya was one of the great engineers of India in the history of India, who contributed a lot to the development of the country.

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Bharat Ratna M Visvesvaraya

This day is special because today (15 September) is the birthday of the great engineer and Bharat Ratna M Visvesvaraya, who was one of the great engineers of India. Visvesvaraya was born on 15 September 1860 in Kolar, Mysore (Karnataka).

Contribution of Dr M Visvesvaraya

What is the history behind celebrating Engineers Day, know why this day is celebrated only on 15th September

He built many dams and many bridges across the country. Among the dams built in the country under the direction of Visvesvaraya, the Krishnaraja Sagar of Mysore, the Khadakvasla reservoir dam of Pune and the Tigra dam of Gwalior are special. Visvesvaraya is also credited with the design of the city of Hyderabad. Apart from this, he did many works for the development of the country. The country cannot forget this contribution of his, because it was only because of M Visvesvaraya that a serious problem like water in the country was also removed. Happy Engineers Day 2021.

Why is Engineer’s Day celebrated on 15th September?

Visvesvaraya was awarded India’s highest honor i.e. ‘Bharat Ratna’ in 1955. The Government of India had declared the birth date of Dr. M Visvesvaraya as ‘Engineer’s Day’ i.e. Happy Engineers Day in the year 1968. In such a situation, since that time, 15 September is celebrated as Engineers Day 2021 in the memory of M Visvesvaraya.

When was first Engineers Day celebrated in India?

Engineers’ Day 2021: History and Significance

The first Engineers’ Day was celebrated in 1968, when the government of India declared the birth anniversary of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya as Engineers’ Day, to recognize his efforts and contributions towards the development of the country.

Who was the first engineer in India?

Sir M. Visvesvaraya KCIE

Why we celebrate Engineer’s Day in India?

Different parts of the country celebrate Engineer’s Day to appreciate the contribution of engineers. India observes Engineer’s Day on September 15 as a mark of remembrance and tribute to Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

Who is father of engineering?

M. Visvesvaraya

Engineers Day: Why India celebrates Engineers Day on the birth anniversary of M. Visvesvaraya – The father of Indian engineering.

Which branch is called Mother of engineering?

Civil Engineering

Who was the first engineer?

The first engineer known by name and achievement is Imhotep.

Who was the first Indian woman engineer?

Akanksha Kumari

Which engineering is best for girls?

Computer Science/ Information Technolgy: This stream is the most in-demand branch.

Who is the richest engineer?

Jeff Bezos Net worth: $176.4 billion

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