Ramesh Pokhriyal Pays Tribute To M Visvesvaraya On Engineers Day 2020
New Delhi: The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Tuesday (Engineers Day 2020) paid tribute to the father of Indian engineering and Bharat Ratna M Visvesvaraya on his 159th birth anniversary.
Ramesh Pokhriyal took to Twitter and wrote, “Salute to him on the Engineer Day, the birth anniversary of the great engineer and diplomat ‘Bharat Ratna’ of modern India, Sir M. Visvesvaraya. Heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to all engineers who have made an invaluable contribution to the progress of the country.”
He also requested people to remember the innovations of the Indian engineers on this day.
He further tweeted, “Mokshagundam Visvesvaray was a prolific engineer, educationist & statesman of the 20th century. His birth anniversary, Sep 15, is celebrated as Engineer’s Day. Let’s commemorate the innovations and great work of our engineers on this Engineer’s Day.”
M Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861, in Muddenahalli near Chikkaballapur.
He was a world-renowned civil engineer and is considered of the foremost nation-builders, creating marvels upon which modern India was built.