PM Modi celebrates innovators on Engineers Day, hails their role in our lives
New Delhi, September 15: On the occasion of Engineers Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his warm wishes while highlighting the unwavering commitment of professionals in this field as the driving force behind the nation's growth throughout the years.
PM Modi took to his official 'X' social media platform to honour the legacy of M Visvesvaraya, a renowned civil engineer, whose birth anniversary is commemorated as 'Engineers Day' in the country.
"Greetings to all hardworking engineers on #EngineersDay! Their innovative minds and tireless dedication have been the backbone of our nation's progress. From infrastructural marvels to tech breakthroughs, their contributions touch every aspect of our lives," PM Modi posted on X.
On #EngineersDay we pay homage to Sir M Visvesvaraya, a visionary engineer and statesman. He continues to inspire generations to innovate and serve the nation. Here are glimpses from Chikkaballapura, where I paid homage to him during my visit earlier this year. pic.twitter.com/LP4Kn51TQo — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 15, 2023
Describing him as both a visionary engineer and a statesman, PM Modi emphasised that M Visvesvaraya remains a source of inspiration for successive generations, motivating them to innovate and contribute to the nation's service.
"On #EngineersDay we pay homage to Sir M Visvesvaraya, a visionary engineer and statesman. He continues to inspire generations to innovate and serve the nation. Here are glimpses from Chikkaballapura, where I paid homage to him during my visit earlier this year," Modi said in another post.
Born on September 15, 1861, in Muddenahalli near Chikkaballapur, M Visvesvaraya is widely regarded as one of the preeminent figures in the nation's history, known for his significant contributions to nation-building.
He designed several leading landmarks, which have, over the years, come to define and characterise modern India. He also served as the 19th Dewan of Mysuru, formerly known as Mysore, from 1912 to 1918.