India celebrates National Engineers Day on 15 September every year as a remarkable tribute to the greatest Indian engineer, scholar and statesman Bharat Ratna Visvesvaraya. He is held in high regard as a pre-eminent engineer of India. Prime minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the great engineer and salute the Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary.
We salute with pride & joy Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary. He is remembered & respected as a pioneering engineer.
#EngineersDay, best wishes to all engineers, whose intellect, dedication & curiosity has led to several path-breaking innovations. PM Narendra Modi
When and why is it celebrated in India?
September 15 is observed every year in India as Engineer’s Day to commemorate the birthday of the legendary engineer Sir M. Visvesvaraya, India’s greatest engineer of all times. He served as the dewan of Mysore State and was considered to be the architect of the all-round development of Karnataka.
Theme for Engineers Day 2016
Each year, Engineers’ Day has a theme, and this year it is “Skill Development for Young Engineers to Reform the Core Sector: Vision 2025”.
Engineers’ Day 2016 in India- Quotes, Wishes, Messages
“But remember this, Japanese boy… airplanes are not tools for war. They are not for making money. Airplanes are beautiful dreams. Engineers turn dreams into reality.”
― Hayao Miyazaki,
“When Henry Ford decided to produce his famous V-8 motor, he chose to build an engine with the entire eight cylinders cast in one block, and instructed his engineers to produce a design for the engine. The design was placed on paper, but the engineers agreed, to a man, that it was simply impossible to cast an eight-cylinder engine-block in one piece.
Ford replied,”Produce it anyway.”
― Henry Ford