Click here Would you like to report this content as inappropriate? Click here Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. View or edit your browsing history. Get to Know Us. Not Enabled Word Wise: Enabled Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: Would you like to report this content as inappropriate? He joined the Central College in Bangalore and studied hard. He was a good student in spite of all the hardships in his life and completed his Bachelor of Arts in He went to the prestigious College of Engineering at Pune after he managed to get some help from the Government.
Over the course of this job he served in Nasik, Khandesh and Pune. He then joined the Indian Irrigation Commission and helped to implement a complex system of irrigation in the Deccan area.
During this time he was told to devise a method of supplying water from the river Sindhu to a small town called Sukkur. He designed and carried out the waterworks for the Municipality of Sukkur in He is credited with the development of the Block System which would prevent the wasteful flow of water in dams. His work was becoming so popular that the Government of India sent him to Aden to study water supply and drainage system in He did so and designed a project based on his study which was implemented in Aden.
The Visakhapatnam port was in danger of being eroded from the sea.
Retrieved 9 August He was the most popular person from Karnataka, in a newspaper survey conducted by Prajavani. Civil Engineers Indian Men. Visvesvaraya achieved celebrity status when he designed a flood protection system for city of Hyderabad. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Over the course of this job he served in Nasik, Khandesh and Pune. Mokshagundam Vishweshvaraya was born on 15 September into a Telugu  speaking Brahmin family belonging to the Mulukanadu subcaste and the Smartha sect.
Visvesvaraya with his high intelligence and capabilities came up with a good solution to solve this issue. During the decade of the s Hyderabad city was reeling under the threats of flood.
Once again the brilliant engineer supervised the engineering work at Hyderabad by lending his services as a Special Consulting Engineer in He was appointed as the Chief Engineer of Mysore State in and as the Diwan of the princely state of Mysore in , a position he held for seven years. As the Diwan, he made immense contribution towards the overall development of the state. He helped in founding of the Government Engineering College at Bangalore in which was later renamed as the Visvesvaraya College of Engineering in his honor. Indian Academy of Sciences.
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Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshvaraya KCIE, FASc popularly known as Sir MV; 15 September – 12 April ) was an Indian engineer, scholar, statesman. One of the most eminent engineers ever produced by India, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, better known as M. Visvesvaraya, was a man of high principles and discipline. His father was a Sanskrit scholar who believed in providing quality education to his son. Visvesvaraya was born.
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