Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya Kue

From Graces Guide

Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya Kue (1861-1962)

1922 K.C.I.E., M.Inst.C.E., Cons. Engr. (Civil, Hydraulic, Irrigation, Sanitary); b. 1861; s. of Mokshagundam Sreenivasa Sastri. Ed. The Central Coll., Bangalore. Training: Coll. of Eng. (formerly Coll. of Sc.), Poona. Career: Held respectively the Offices of Supt. Engr. and San. Engr. to Govt., Bombay; Cons. Engr. to Hyderabad State; and Chief Engr. of Mysore; designed and carried out the Automatic Waste Weir gates at Lake Fife and introduced System of Irrigation known as the " Block System," in Bombay Deccan; designed two large reservoirs in the Hyderabad State, one of which has been carried out; designed and supervised the construction of large Reservoir (Krishnaraja Sagara ), the largest yet attempted in India, on the Cauvery River in Mysore. Publ.: Numerous printed reports on Works designed or carried out. Clubs: National Liberal, Whitehall, London. Address: High Ground, Bangalore (Mysore State ), India.


1962 Obituary [1]



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