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Engineers Day

Every year on September 15, India along with Sri Lanka and Tanzania celebrate National Engineer’s day to recognise and honour the achievements of the great engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. The day is observed to commemorate the great work of engineers and to encourage them for improvement and innovation.




Born on September 15, 1861, in the Muddenahalli village of Karnataka, ​​Visvesvaraya completed his school education in his hometown and later on went to study Bachelor of Arts (BA) at the University of Madras. He then switched to a different career path and pursued a diploma in civil engineering at the College of Science in Pune.


This year, the theme for National Engineers Day 2023 is 'Engineering for a sustainable future'. While, it was Engineering for a health planet - celebrating the UNESCO engineering report in 2022 and 2021. In 2020, the National Engineers Day theme was Engineers for a self reliant India.

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