MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai pays rich tribute to eminent engineer and statesman Bharat Ratna Sir Dr. M. Visvesvaraya on the occasion of his 162nd Birth Anniversary. Sir M. Visvesvaraya played a significant role in the development of post-Independent India through his exemplary contribution to irrigation, education, industrialization, banking & finance and economic planning.

Remembering the manifold contribution of Sir. Visvesvaraya to society and economy, Dr. Vijay Kalantri, Chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai remarked, “This is a proud moment for India as we celebrate 162nd Birth Anniversary of Sir. M. Visvesvaraya. Government of India has designated this day as Engineers Day as a befitting tribute to his outstanding contribution in the field of engineering. His iconic irrigation and flood protection projects stood the test of times. His visionary idea of linking Indian rivers is all the more relevant today when water conservation and security has assumed heightened policy priority.”

“MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai is the living monument of Sir. M. Visvesvaraya’s vision of a world-class industrial research and trade promotion center in the commercial capital of India. This birth anniversary is a great opportunity to propagate the yeomen service of Sir M. Visvesvaraya to the society,” Dr. Kalantri added.

On this occasion, senior functionaries of MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai honoured Sir M. Visvesvaraya by garlanding his mast at the entrance of the building.

Dr. Vijay Kalantri, Chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai garlanding the mast of Bharat Ratna Sir Dr. M Visvesvaraya at his 162nd Birth Anniversary. Also seen in the photograph are (from left to right): Mr. Sharad P. Upasani, Vice Chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai, Mr. Abhijit Das, IDBI Bank, Ms. Rupa Naik, Executive Director, MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai