vishwkarma – Vishwakarma Bharat Ratna Visvesvaraya in the age of science
vishwkarma – Birthday greetings to Vishwakarma Bharat Ratna Visvesvaraya
Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861. He was born in a village called Madanhalli in present day Karnataka and the former state of Mysore.
His father Pandit Srinivas Shastri was a learned Brahmin. He was an expert in Ayurveda .His mother was a devout Muslim. This is the essence of ethics
This was the difference of the family. Poverty at home was accompanied by richness of mind. The subject of architecture by Visvesvaraya
Selected. As soon as the results of the examinations were announced, the government appointed him as an assistant engineer. He was first introduced in Nashik division. Their care
Due to his good condition, he was entrusted with the task of installing ‘pipes and siphons’ on a nala in Khandesh. The work is so simple but accurate
There was an urgency to do it quickly. He also wanted professional skills. Visvesvaraya did his best by adjusting his adjustment.
You can imagine how to increase the storage capacity of the dam without raising its height! Reservoir capacity of Khadakwasla Dam near Pune
Vishweshwar was first noted before the extension. To increase the water storage of the dams, Vishwkarma
The first automatic slices were used for canal flood control. He patented these sluices in his own name. Early in the career
During the period Mokshagundam Vishweshwara worked extensively on water supply projects in several cities including Kolhapur, Belgaum, Dharwad, Bijapur, Ahmedabad and Pune.
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was also a skilled administrator. He was appointed as the Chief Engineer of Mysore State. He was also the Railway Secretary.
Due to the construction of Krishnaraja Sagar Dam, the name of Mokshagundam Vishwkarma Vishweshwara was the most talked about in the whole world. This dam at Mysore is about independence
It was built forty years ago. From this dam 45 km from Krishnaraj Sagar Dam and other canals. The longest Visvesvaraya canal
Today, apart from Ramnagaram and Kanakpura in Karnataka, Mandya, Malwali, Nagmandla, Kunigal and Chandrapatna tehsils irrigate about 1.25 lakh acres of land.
Krishnaraj Sagar Dam, which supplies drinking water to cities like Mysore and Bengaluru, along with power generation
Tells success stories of skills and administrative planning. Until then, the principles of large dam-like structures had not been widely understood.
Therefore, he was most concerned about the construction of Krishnaraj Sagar Dam. Considering the contemporary aspects of hydraulic engineering, Kaveri
The river water had stopped. Visvesvaraya had a big challenge to build a dam without cement. Because at that time cement production in the country had just started.
And it had to be imported at a very expensive price. But Visvesvaraya also solved this problem.
He developed the technique of automatic gates to release water from the reservoir. This is the first time such technology has been used worldwide.
This technique was later adopted by other countries in the world, including Europe. Vishweshwara’s contribution to dam construction as well as industrial development came to fruition.
Along with the construction of a dam on the Cauvery, mills and factories were also being set up in the area. New machines were working fast due to the power outage.
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was an advocate of industrial development. Metallurgy, aeronautics, industrial combustion at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
And Visvesvaraya was one of the first people to dream of starting many new departments like engineering.
Visvesvaraya was also concerned about the basic problems of illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, disease, etc. in the state of Mysore. Vishweshwara tried hard to solve this problem. Due to the vision of Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshwara, primary education was made compulsory in Mysore. And initiatives were taken for the education of girls. Visvesvaraya is also known as the “Bhagirath of Karnataka” for his work for the overall development of the society.
He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1955. vishwkarma Visvesvaraya was then 94 years old. The culmination of his career was never. Visvesvaraya was known to the world as a long-lived architect who worked tirelessly for 44 years after retirement. Sir Mokshagundam Vishweshwaraya is one hundred years old. Someone asked Bhishmacharya for a message to him. But don’t go bald “was his message to the younger generation.
One hundred years of success and prosperity
Living life, this Gyan Maharshi did not get moments of family happiness. He did not have a wife. I do not know .I do not know. This self-sufficient man, who has always been working, did not get the self-satisfied Mahatma enough to measure the sorrows of life.
On April 14, 1962, this great man turned to the last century and died
Yuchi’s stick sailed to immortality.
Congratulations to Vishwakarma Vishweshwaraya on his birthday
Dr. Suvarna Naik Nimbalkar
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