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Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya Kue

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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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