Meanwhile, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sep 15 greeted engineers on “Engineers Day”, describing them as those synonymous with diligence and determination. Engineers Day is observed to mark the birth anniversary of acclaimed civil engineer M Visvesvaraya.
“Engineers are synonymous with diligence and determination. Human progress would be incomplete without their innovative zeal,” the prime minister stated in a tweet. Greeting the “hardworking engineers”, Narendra Modi also paid tributes to Visvesvaraya.
Naidu stated Visvesvaraya was a civil engineer par excellence, who harnessed India”s water resources through dams. “He was a visionary. The nation is ever grateful to his invaluable contribution.”