Engineers Day 2022: Who is Sir MV? Why Do We Celebrate Engineers Day on September 15?


Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, popularly known as Sir MV, is a legendary civil engineer, talented for complex engineering problems and nation-building. To honor his achievements and contribution to the country, India commemorates National Engineer’s Day on his birthday on 15 September. This year 2022 will mark the 54th anniversary of the National Engineers’ day in India and the 156th birth anniversary of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya.

From the invention of the wheel in ancient history to the modern-day buzzes, engineers have contributed to the essential push for the progress of human technology. Engineers are important for the growth of nations and countries around the world.

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Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

International Engineers Day has been celebrated in many countries, Russia celebrates it on December 22, Italy on June 15, and Mexico on July 1. India has marked September 15 as National Engineers’ day. Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861, in a village called Muddenahalli, Karnataka.

An international hero Sir MV was acknowledged for his mastermind in securing water resources and also he successfully designed and built several river dams, and bridges and transformed the irrigation system in India by implementing flooding and drinking water system all over the country.

Engineering is an enormous field with different specializations such as mechanical, computer, electrical, technical, etc thus different departments celebrate the day in a different styles. The celebration methods may also differ from company to company.

National Engineers Day Theme 2022

The government companies follow the annual theme for Engineers’ day; private companies may either follow the theme or may choose their own theme to celebrate.

The theme for Engineers Day 2022 will be updated soon.

Engineers Day 2021 theme – ‘Engineering for A Healthy Planet- Celebrating the UNESCO Engineering Report’.

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Engineers play a great role in the improvement and economic growth of any company and thus it doesn’t matter how they celebrate the annual day, what is important is that they must enjoy the annual function to keep excited themselves and continue with the great work that they do for the general public all over India.

On this day, the engineers can be discussed the issue of national problems faced by the general public such as damaged roads, potholes on the road, bridges, and recent train accidents. The private and government companies can collectively select this topic and discuss it amongst themselves to come up with alternatives to reconstruct the situation.

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