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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, KCIE (popularly known as Sir MV...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, KCIE (popularly known as Sir MV; 15 September 1861 – 12 April 1962) was an Indian engineer, scholar, statesman and the Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1918. He is a recipient of the Indian Republic's highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955. He was knighted as a Knight Commander of the British Indian Empire (KCIE) by King George V for his contributions to the public good. 15 September is celebrated as Engineer's Day in India in his memory. He is held in high regard as

Visvesvaraya Technological University puts off exams fourth time

Deccan Chronicle - 10 Dec 2017
The Co-convener of Visvesvaraya Technological University students struggle committee, Sharan Kumar, said, “VTU is giving overlapping of papers as the reason for shuffling of dates. Why didn't they realize this when they were preparing the time table ...

Conservation architects to help with UVCE facelift

The Hindu - 18 Dec 2017
The century-old University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) at K.R. Circle, which has been suffering from dwindling infrastructure, is all set to get a facelift. It will be restructured after taking suggestions from archaeologists and ...

Special postal cover to mark UVCE centenary

The Hindu - 15 Dec 2017
On the occasion of the centennial celebration of the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE), a special cancellation postal cover was released here on Thursday. The cover commemorates Sir M. Visvesvaraya, who established the college in ...

VTU puts off exams for 4th time, students fume

Times of India - 09 Dec 2017
BENGALURU: Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) has postponed its December 18 examination - the fourth time this year - due to overlapping of dates. According to the new timetable released on Thursday, the engineering chemistry exam for BE 2010 ...

New skill development courses to cater to new trades

The Hindu - 09 Dec 2017
Sensing opportunities for employment in new emerging trades, the Visvesvaraya Technological University's National Academy for Skill Development (NASD), Dandeli, is looking to add around nine new courses in 2018. Set to be introduced in a phased manner ...

Built with love, ravaged by time

Bangalore Mirror - 20 Nov 2017
The iconic engineering institution founded by Sir M Visvesvaraya is a 100 years old, and has too much to show for it. Its buildings are in a bad shape. A task force is now looking to restore it to its old glory. While stakeholders are fighting to ...

VTU turns down students' demands after seven-hour meeting

The Hindu - 28 Nov 2017
Students at Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) have expressed disappointment with the refusal of the academic council and the executive council — which met on Monday — to accept their demands. Four agendas based on their demands were turned ...

UVCE likely to get a facelift

The Hindu - 22 Nov 2017
In its centenary year, the prestigious University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) is likely to get a facelift. Bangalore University's syndicate, the highest decision-making body of the varsity, which met on Tuesday, has decided to give ...

Yettinahole water by next monsoon?

Deccan Chronicle - 08 Dec 2017
As many as eight weirs have been constructed on various west flowing streams of Sakleshpur in Hassan under Yettinahole project by engineers of Visvesvaraya Jala Nigam Limited (VJNL). and likely to pump water to parched districts under the project. VJNL ...

Incumbent registrar of university hands over charge

The Hindu - 14 Dec 2017
High drama at Mangalore University over a professor of civil engineering taking over as the new Registrar (administration) appears to have ended with the incumbent handing over charge on Wednesday. Sources in the university told The Hindu that the ...

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