Engineer’s Day 2021: How IITs are celebrating the day, other details

National Engineer’s Day: M Visvesvaraya’s birthday is celebrated as engineer’s day every year on September 15 for his contribution to India’s development.

Engineer’s Day 2021: How IITs are celebrating the day, other details Engineer’s Day 2021
Vagisha Kaushik | Sep 15, 2021 - 8:41 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The birth anniversary of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya is celebrated as Engineer’s Day every year today, September 15. Also known as ‘Sir MV’, he played a huge role in contributing to the development of the country and received the Bharat Ratna award in 1955.

Visvesvaraya founded University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore agricultural university; led the creation of Krishnaraja Sagar dam, and worked for flood disaster management.

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Know how IITs and other technical institutes are celebrating the Engineer’s Day 2021.

IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and the Indian National Science Academy are co-hosting an event to celebrate the Engineer’s Day 2021 wherein IIT Bombay’s professor Tarun Kant will deliver a lecture. He will be awarded with the Brahma Prakash medal, the IIT Delhi said.

IIT Delhi said on Twitter: “On the occasion of National Engineer’s Day, Prof. Tarun Kant, Professor Emeritus, Civil Engg. iitbombay to deliver an Institute #Lecture (online) titled “Evolution of Macro-Mechanics of Laminated Composites”

IIT Jodhpur

IIT Jodhpur will celebrate the Engineer’s Day 2021 by organizing a workshop on NEP 2020.

“#IITJodhpur to organise a #Workshop on #NEP2020 and Action Points for #IITs on the occasion of Engineers' Day (15th September 2021). Join us live on - #EngineersDay #Workshop #NationalEducationPolicy2020 EduMinOfIndia,” IIT Jodhpur said in a social media post.

IIT Goa, IIT Bhubaneswar

IIT Goa will host a lecture series to celebrate the National Engineer’s Day 2021 wherein IIT Bhubaneswar’s professor SK Sarangi will deliver a lecture.

“Talk by Prof. S.K. Sarangi, IIT Bhubaneswar "Cryogenics - An uncommon Technology for Common Man" Institute Lecture Series. Engineers Day - September 15, 2021 (4 PM, Online),” said IIT Goa.

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