Engineering Preparedness for Disaster Mitigation September 15th is celebrated every yea in India as "ENGINEERS DAY" to commemorate the birthday of the legendary engineers Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya .Sir Visvesvaraya, an eminent Indian engineer and statesman was born in a remote village of Karnataka, the sate that is incidentally now the Hi-tech State of the country. Due to his outstanding contribution to the society, Government of India conferred " Bharat Rathna " on this legend in the year 1955. He was also called the precursor of economic planning in India. his learned discourse on economic planning in India, planned Economy for India and reconstructing India, was the first available document on the planning effort of the country and it is still held as the parent source matter for economic planners. A theme of national importance is chosen every year by the council of the institution and deliberated at its various State/local Centers to educate the engineeri
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