Sir M Vishweshwaraih, popularly known as Sir MV,was a man who excelled at many different fields. He is remembered today as an engineer par excellence, a highly respected statesman and a visionary thinker.
Born in Muddenhalli at Chikkaballapur on september 15 in year 1860, Sir MV completed engineering from Poona Science College and completed L.C.E and E.C.E.L engineering exams at age of 23. He stood first in the entire Mumbai region. He started his his career in the year 1884 as Assistant Engineer to Mumbai Govt. He served the Mumbai Govt for 23 years. He joined as chief Engineer of Mysore Government on November 15, 1909. Due to his efforts the administration of rail routes from Birur to Shimoga, Mysore to Nanjangud, Banglore to Mysore was transferred to Mysore Govt, as per plan. In year 1912 he became the dewan of Mysore.