MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai pays rich tribute to eminent engineer and statesman Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya on the occasion of his 159th Birth Anniversary. Sir M. Visvesvaraya’s seminal contribution to the nation extends beyond engineering as he sowed seeds of India’s industrialization and education system through his visionary ideas.
Remembering the life and works of Sir. Visvesvaraya, Mr. Kamal Morarka, Chairman, MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai said, “Sir. M. Visvesvaraya remains the greatest gift to our nation as his illustrious contribution to engineering, industrialization and education continues to inspire every citizen of the country. His pioneering work revolutionized India’s irrigation and flood protection system, which continues to be relevant even today. Sir. M. Visvesvaraya is a doyen of India’s early industrialization as he championed economic planning and import substitution, much before these ideas became popular in the policy making.”
“MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai is the living monument of Sir. M. Visvesvaraya’s vision of an industrial research center for the development of trade and industry 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,” Mr. Morarka stated.
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.