M. Visvesvaraya’s full name was Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

He was given the honorable title of ‘Sir’ for his great achievements.

He was born on September 15, 1860 at Krnataka.

Sir Visvesvaraya was a renowned civil engineer, scholar, and Dewan of Mysore from 1912 to 1918.

He’s known for building a flood protection system for the Hyderabad.

Apart from the achievements mentioned above, he received the credit for inventing ‘Automatic Sluice Gates’ and ‘Block irrigation system.’

these innovations are regarded highly in engineering.

Government of India honored him with the highest honor, Bharat Ratna.