M. Visvesvaraya on whose birthday, Engineer’s Day is celebrated in India was the Diwan of Mysore state. Diwan of Mysore. In November 1909, Visvesvaraya was appointed Chief Engineer of Mysore State. Further, in 1912, he was appointed as Diwan (second minister) of Mysore and served for seven years.
M. Visvesvaraya on whose birthday, Engineer’s Day is celebrated in India was the Diwan of which princely state?
Q2. M.Visvesvaraya conceived and supervised the construction of the KRS Dam on which river?
Answer : Cauvery. The dam was built across river Kaveri in 1924. It is the main source of water for the districts of Mysore
Q3. Which was the first Indian Institute of Technology to be set up?
Answer : IIT Kharagpur. The first Indian Institute of Technology was founded in May 1950 at the site of the Hijli Detention Camp in Kharagpur, West Bengal
Q4. Famous engineer Vinod Dham, is known as the ‘Father of __ ‘, for leading a company’s iconic microprocessor brand. Fill in the blanks
Answer : Pentium. Vinod Dham is an engineer, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is known as ‘Father of the Pentium Chip’ for his contribution to the development of Intel’s Pentium micro-processor
Q5. Dr. Narinder Singh Kapany is known for pioneering which field in technology?
Answer: Fibre Optics. He hails from Moga in Punjab and has been associated with extensive research in biomedical instrumentation, solar energy, and pollution monitoring. He is also widely known as the father of fibre optics – the backbone of the Internet.
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