Tag: Sir M. Visvesvaraya

Govt. to celebrate Sir MV’s birth anniversary in every district: CM
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Govt. to celebrate Sir MV’s birth anniversary in every district: CM

September 18, 2022

Bengaluru: “From next year onwards, the State Government will organise the birth anniversary celebrations of Sir M. Visvesvaraya (MV) at all District centres of the State,” said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday. He was speaking after offering floral tributes to the bust of Sir MV at a function jointly organised by the Karnataka Engineering…

India needs more engineers like Sir MV, says Prof. K.S. Rangappa
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India needs more engineers like Sir MV, says Prof. K.S. Rangappa

September 18, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: “The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam which is the most significant contributions of Sir M. Visvesvaraya (MV) is still very relevant and hence, India needs more Engineers like him,” opined former Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore Prof. K.S. Rangappa. He was speaking after inaugurating a function organised at Institution of Engineers-India (IEI), Mysuru, on…

Nalwadi, Sir MV statues at KRS 80% done
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Nalwadi, Sir MV statues at KRS 80% done

July 13, 2022

Museums with rare photos of Kannambadi village to add sheen to statue concept Mysore/Mysuru: Over 80 percent of life-like and life-size statues of Rajarshi Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam’s Chief Founder-Patron and Sir M. Visvesvaraya (Sir MV), Wadiyar’s Dewan and Chief Engineer who built the dam, has been completed and will be…

Sir M.V’s great-grandnephew, family visit KRS Dam
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Sir M.V’s great-grandnephew, family visit KRS Dam

May 10, 2022

Srirangapatna: The family members of Bharat Ratna Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (Sir. M.V.) were touched to hear from the officers manning the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam (KRS) in Mandya that people of Mandya worship Sir. M.V. and Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar every day as they have transformed their lives by giving them a permanent source of water…

Sir MV remembered
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Sir MV remembered

September 15, 2021

The 54th Engineers Day and birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya was celebrated at the Institution of Engineers-India (IEI) on JLB Road in city this morning. Picture shows Satyendra O. Devarakonda, Vice President, VST Tillers and Tractors, Mysuru, garlanding the bust of Sir MV as Dr. R. Suresh, Chairman, IEI Mysuru and others…

14 Karnataka Bn NCC adopts Sir MV’s statue at Mandya
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14 Karnataka Bn NCC adopts Sir MV’s statue at Mandya

March 15, 2021

Following the nationwide ‘Cleaning of Statues’ call by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India on Mar. 12, to remember and spread awareness about the personalities, whose statues are being cleaned, the 14 Karnataka Bn NCC, Mysuru, had adopted the statue of Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visveswaraya at Mandya. As part of the programme, PI…

Baiyappanahalli Railway Station renamed after Sir M. Visvesvaraya
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Baiyappanahalli Railway Station renamed after Sir M. Visvesvaraya

December 7, 2020

Bengaluru: The Baiyappanahalli Railway Station Terminal in Bengaluru will be henceforth called as Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal, Bengaluru. A special gazette notification issued by the Government of Karnataka reads: “Government of India has ‘no objection’ to name the new station terminal at Baiyappanahalli, Bengaluru. The name of station board will be in Devanagari script (Hindi),…

Engineer’s Day Today: Anecdotes on Sir MV
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Engineer’s Day Today: Anecdotes on Sir MV

September 15, 2020

By H.R. Bapu Satyanarayana, Retired Chief Engineer At the present juncture India suffers from crisis of values that has distorted our outlook impacting in all spheres of activities. September 15 is celebrated as Engineer’s Day all over India to commemorate the birthday of Sir M. Visvesvaraya (MV), Engineer-Statesman of the then Mysore State.  He was…

Sir M. Visvesvaraya remembered
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Sir M. Visvesvaraya remembered

September 15, 2020

MLA G.T. Devegowda and MUDA Chairman H.V. Rajeev garlanded the bust of Sir M. Visvesvaraya at The Institution of Engineers (India), Mysuru Local Centre on JLB Road as part of Sir MV’s 160th birth anniversary this morning. Others seen are Mysuru Hotel Owners Association President C. Narayanagowda, former Corporator M.D. Parthasarathy, social worker K. Raghuram…

Sir MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS: Delegation to meet CM tomorrow
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Sir MV statue alongside Nalwadi at KRS: Delegation to meet CM tomorrow

June 15, 2020

Mandya: Strongly opposing the Government’s plan of installing Sir M. Visvesvaraya  (MV) statue alongside that of erstwhile Mysore Maharaja Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar in front of KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of the district, a delegation led by historian Prof. P.V. Nanjaraj Urs will meet Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa at Bengaluru tomorrow (June 16) urging the…

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