Engineers Day 2020: Nearly all the countries commemorate National Engineering Day, different from each other. On September 15, India celebrates National Engineers Day every year to mark respect to a famous engineering personality Sir Moksha Gundam Visvesvaraya, on his birth anniversary since 1968. The readers would know about The Supreme God, who create everything from the Essence of the Word.
National Engineers Day 2020 Highlights
• Engineers Day, the nation commemorates on September 15
• The country observes 53rd National Engineers Day
• The Day is dedicated to Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary since 1968
• Nearly all the countries commemorate Engineering Day on different dates
• The Supreme God is the most outstanding Engineer
What Is National Engineers Day 2020?
Engineers Day, an annual event, the nation commemorates on September 15. The nation devotes to the engineers for their contribution to the development of the country. Engineering and technology educational institutions celebrate this event.
When Is Engineers Day 2020?
In 2020, the event is on Tuesday, 15th September, and the nation observes 53rd National Engineers Day.
History of Engineers Day
Surprisingly, World Engineer’s Day is not a typical date event. Nearly all the countries commemorate National Engineering Day, different from each other. The World Engineering Day is celebrated globally on March 4.
- On September 15, the National Engineers Day in India is celebrated every year to dedicate to a famous engineering personality Sir Moksha Gundam Visvesvaraya’s birth anniversary since 1968
- On July 20, the Pan American Engineer’s Day celebration held at the nation of Costa Rica
- On March 10, Engineering students of Greece observe a special day attributed to them
- February 19 to 25, Iran celebrates world engineer’s week
- January 22 annually is celebrated as Israel engineer’s Day
- An entire week in February, Engineers week celebrations are dedicated to George Washington in the USA
- On March 4, the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) observe World Engineering Day
Celebrations and Activities on the Day
An incredibly significant national event, National Engineers Day is remembered mainly in the engineering and technology educational institutions. The Day motivates the engineering and technology students with the success story of Visvesvaraya. The students adorn the institution’s buildings and place a photo of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya with flowers and garland.
The teachers, students, and staff members, in the presence of dignified guests, celebrate a function in the institute. They deliver speeches on Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya to inspire the students. The institutes organize the cultural program and several academic events. The students also organize debates and conferences on the theme of the Day. The commemorations of the Day focus on motivating students with the scopes of engineering and technology in the contemporary period.
Objectives and Significance
On Engineers Day, the nation dedicates the Day to the engineers in India and the globe. On this day, the nation remembers Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, the gem of India and a great engineer and statesman during the British India period. Visvesvaraya always dedicated himself to the growth of the nation. The nation remembers this great Indian national hero on this Day.
The National Engineers Day inspires Indian students, especially in the field of engineering, to re-set their goal in nation-building. The Day also marks the contributions of India in the engineering field through many Indian engineers working across the globe. The Day reminds them that they are doing many great jobs around the world.
Themes of Engineers Day
National Engineers Day is commemorated with a new theme every year with charm and enthusiasm. The theme for 2019 was “Engineering for Change.” This year the theme is yet to be decided.
A Brief Biography of Visvesvaraya
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1860, in Muddenahalli village of Karnataka state in India. Having completed education from Bangalore’s Central College and earning a degree in engineering from Pune based College of Engineering, he began his career at the age of 25, serving in Nasik, Pune, and other places.
He visited several foreign lands. He served as Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1918. He was known as ‘Father of Modern Mysore’ for transforming Karnataka into a model state.
He constructed the prestigious and the biggest dam of Asia at that time, Krishna Raja Sagara Dam, in the capacity of Chief Engineer. He invented prominent engineering work such as the block system, floodgates, and automated doors for which he would be remembered forever.
In the year 1911, he served the ‘Order of the Indian Empire.’ He established the Government Engineering College of Bangalore in the year 1917. He remained in the Board of Directors of TATA Steels from 1927 to 1955. The Government of India conferred him with the highest prestige civilian award ‘Bharat Ratna’ in 1955.
On April 14, 1962, the great statesman engineer left us at the age of 102. The government and the private bodies named many institutes and monuments such as Metro Stations, Engineering Institutes, and Museum as a mark honor him on his name.
The Supreme God Is The Most Outstanding Engineer
The Supreme God Kabir Saheb has made all living and nonliving entities with the Essence of the Word. The Supreme has created all the universes and species and more so Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. No engineer has yet developed the same engineering and technology.
The seeker may learn the Essence of Word from the enlightened Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. To understand more, visit Satlok Ashram YouTube Channel and read the Book Gyan Ganga.
Quotes about Engineers Day 2020
The Supreme God is the most outstanding EngineerSaint Rampal Ji
The Absolute created everything with the Essence of WordSaint Rampal Ji
The way to build a nation is to build a good citizen. The majority of the citizens should be efficient, of good character, and possess a reasonable high sense of duty—M. VisvesvarayaM. Visvesvaraya
Mental energy is wasted in caste disputes and village factionsM. Visvesvaraya
It is better to work out than rust outM. Visvesvaraya
Self-examination not moral or spiritual, but secular – that is, a survey and analysis of local conditions in India and a comparative study of the same with those in other parts of the globe –M. Visvesvaraya
The ideal engineer .. may use the knowledge and techniques of any or all of these disciplines in solving engineering problemsNathan W. Dougherty, American civil engineer
This job is a great scientific adventure. But it’s also a great human adventureFabiola Gianotti, Higgs Boson physicist
Science can amuse and fascinate us all, but it is engineering that changes the worldIsaac Asimov, American writer, professor of biochemistry
As engineers, we are going to be in a position to change the world- not just study itHenry Petroski, American engineer, and author
The way to succeed is to double your failureThomas J. Watson, Pioneer in the field of computing equipment for IBM