Engineers are addressed as the makers of the country who give shape to the nation, which makes the nation very suitable for others and also looks more developed than other countries. Because they have made a huge contribution to making the nation better day by day, at least one day they actually deserve to be celebrated as Engineers Day.
Who coined this day as engineers day:
Since 1968, India has celebrated Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya's birth anniversary as Engineer's Day. He was born on September 15, 1861, in a village called Muddenahalli in Karnataka. He studied for a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Madras and pursued civil engineering at the College of Science in Pune, Karnataka, and the flood protection system of Hyderabad. In 1968, the Indian government declared Sir M Visvesvaraya's birth anniversary as Engineers' Day.
First Engineer in the world: The first engineer known by name and achievement is Imhotep, builder of the Step Pyramid at Ṣaqqārah, Egypt, probably about 2550 BCE.
Engineers have a huge responsibility on their shoulders. Main 3 responsibilities:
- Creating New Technologies
- Social Responsibilities
- Development of a new nation
According to 2021 data, India has the largest number of engineers as well as the largest number of engineering education institutions and infrastructure in the world. As of 2021, India annually produces 15 lakh engineering graduates.
According to the NASSCOM 2019 survey data, only 2.5 lakhs candidates get jobs in core engineering, barely 15% to 18% of graduates. Most of these graduates are employed in the electronic and software industries. Others are employed in the non-engineering sector.
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An engineer is among the most requested professions in Australia. Working as an engineer, primarily in regional Australia areas, means vastly increasing your chances of a long-term stay in Australia. A career in this field also promises an excellent salary.
But in India, it seems very hard for those students whose parents can’t afford the high fees of these courses. Some of them switch because of their financial problems. They could not afford these courses, whether they had the potential to learn. Engineering colleges in India are also suffering from a disease. We all know that the pressure on their brains leads students to attempt suicide. In many data, we have seen that students who could not qualify for the exams attempt suicide.
This needs to stop. We have to find a way to diagnose where the real problem arises. We have seen many examples of such incidents. Also, movies and web series are made on this problem. 3 Idiots, Kota Factory, and Chhichhore, these movies and web series are based on actual incidents.