National Engineer’s Day is celebrated on 15th September every year. The day is observed to honour the legendary engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. It is his birth anniversary where seminars and events are organised to highlight his contribution and achievements as well as honour all the engineers around the country.
The history behind Engineer’s Day
The legendary Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was born in 1860. He completed his degree in Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Mysore before changing his interest and went on to study engineering in the most prestigious college of engineering in Asia i.e College of Science in Pune.
He started his career by working in the Public Works Department for the Government of Bombay where he worked on many projects including the Krishna Raja Sagara Dam in Mysore and a patented irrigation system with water floodgates at the Khadakvasla reservoir near Pune.
Because of his knowledge and skills, she was honoured as the 19th Diwan of Mysore. He served from 1912 till 1918 where he received many honours such as India’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna. In 1917, he also played a crucial role in establishing the Government Engineering College at Bangalore later its name was changed to honour his legacy.
Back in 1968, the government of India honoured him because of his many achievements in civil engineering by recognizing his birth anniversary on September 15th as National Engineer’s Day.
Significance of Engineer’s Day
The day is observed in many ways including organising events and seminars related to engineering across the country. Many engineering colleges like to celebrate it with full enthusiasm and devotion. Cultural programmes are also organized to honour his work in the field of engineering. If you are an engineer or pursuing a career in this field then you would know how much impact he had in the country’s development.
Best Engineer’s Day 2023 Quotes, Wishes, Images, Messages, Greetings, Shayari
“Engineers are the architects of the future.”
“Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of humans.” – Thomas Tredgold
“To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.”
“Engineering is not about perfect solutions; it’s about doing the best with what you have.”
“In engineering, the solution that is elegant and efficient is often the best.”
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“Engineering is all about problem-solving and turning ideas into reality.”
“An engineer is someone who can do for a dime what any fool can do for a dollar.” – Arthur M. Wellington
Wishing all engineers a day filled with success, inspiration, and endless opportunities. Your hard work and dedication are the foundation of progress. Happy Engineer’s Day!
On this Engineer’s Day, may your projects be error-free, your calculations precise, and your innovations groundbreaking. Keep engineering excellence alive!
Happy Engineer’s Day to all the brilliant minds who build the world with their innovation and expertise! May your ideas continue to shape the future.