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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya KCIE FASc, more commonly known as Sir MV (15 September 1860  14 April 1962),was an Indian civil engineer and statesman and the 19th Diwan of Mysore, serving from 1912 to 1919.

He received India's highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955. He was knighted as a Knight Commander of the British Indian Empire (KCIE) by King George V for his contributions to the public good. His birthday, 15 September, is celebrated as Engineers' Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania in his memory. He was the Chief Engineer of Krishna Raja Sagara dam in the north-west suburb of Mysuru city, and also served as one of the Chief Engineers of the flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad,
Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya KCIE FASc, more commonly known as Sir MV (15 September 1860 14 April 1962),was an Indian civil engineer and statesman and the 19th Diwan of Mysore, serving from 1912 to 1919.

He received India's highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955. He was knighted as a Knight Commander of the British Indian Empire (KCIE) by King George V for his contributions to the public good. His birthday, 15 September, is celebrated as Engineers' Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania in his memory. He was the Chief Engineer of Krishna Raja Sagara dam in the north-west suburb of Mysuru city, and also served as one of the Chief Engineers of the flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad,
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