List of Bharat Ratna Award Winners (1954 – 2019)

M Visvesvaraya (Awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1955)

M Visvesvaraya

M Visvesvaraya was an acclaimed engineer and every year his birthday, which falls on 15 September, is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India. He undertook many important projects and was the chief designer of Hyderabad’s flood protection system.