• 1886 Designed water supply and sanitary system for Sakkur(Sindh province) Nasik,Bombay province
  • 1891 Established Deccan Club at Pune in Association with Sri.Mahadeva Govinda Ranade and Sri. Gopala Krishna Gokhale
  • 1899 Designed a New System of Automatic Waste Weir Flood Gate
  • 1901 Introduced the Block System of Irrigation
  • 1906 Designed Drinking Water and Sanitary System for British
  • 1908 Usman Sagar and Himayat Sagar Reservoir project across the river Moosi , Hyderabad
  • 1909 Prepared a Scheme for Flood Protection work and underground drainage for Hyderabad City.
  • 1912 Preparation of Project report for Kannambadi Anicut across river Cauvery
  • 1913 Started the State Bank of Mysore
  • 1914 Started Mechanical Engineering School at Bangalore.
  • 1916 Established Mysore University and the State Engineering College in Bangalore
  • 1918 Approved the plan to establish Bhadravathi Iron & Steel Works and a Number of Other Industries
  • 1927 Designed and Constructed Krishnarajasagar Reservoir. Public Libraries were established in Bangalore & Mysore
  • 1936 Automobile Industry Plan was prepared.
  • 1937 Mahanadi flood control work in Orissa
  • 1941 Designed automatic Gate for Khadakwasla Reservoir Project Establishment of All India Manufacturers’ Organisation and became President.
  • 1942 Established Sri.Jayachamarajendra Polytechnic at Bangalore
  • 1952 Selected proper site for a new Railway Bridge to river Ganga in Bihar(Mokame). Promoting Construction of Sharavathi Hydro-Electric Project. Establishment of Mysore Sandle Wood Oil Factory Establishment of Mysore Central Industrial workshop, Chrome leather factory etc. are also the contribution of Sir.M.V.

Honors conferred on Sir.M.V.

  • 1904 Honorary Membership of London Institution of civil Engineers
  • 1911 C.I.E.,(Companion of the Indian empire) at Delhi Darbar
  • 1915 K.C.I.E(Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire)
  • 1921 D.Sc. – Calcutta University
  • 1931 LL.D.Bombay University.
  • 1937 D.LITT . Benares Hindu University
  • 1943 Elected as an Honorary Life Member of the Institution of Engineers(India)
  • 1944 D.Sc.Allahabad University
  • 1947 D.Sc.Andhra University
  • 1948 Doctorate – LL.D.Mysore University
  • 1953 D.LITT – Andhra University
  • 1953 Awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Town planners, India
  • 1955 ” Bharata Ratna” Award- Government of India
  • 1958 D.Sc. – Jadhavpur University Calcutta
  • 1958 Durga Prasad Khaitan Memorial Gold Medal by the Royal Asiatic Society Council of Bengal
  • 1959 Fellowship of the Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore

KARNATAKA

Chief Engineer 1909 to 1912

Dewan 1912 to 1918

  1. K.R.S. Dam at Krishnarajasagar
  2. Visvesvaraya Iron & Steel Works at Bhadravathi
  3. State Bank of Mysore
  4. Karnataka Chamber of Commerce
  5. Mysore Economic Conference
  6. Government Soap Factory & Sandal Oil Factory
  7. Century Club & Ladies Club, Bangalore
  8. Modern Hindu Hotel
  9. Established University of Mysore also Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
  10. Mechanical Engineering School
  11. Agriculture School at Hebbal
  12. Sri.Chamarajendra Technical School , Mysore
  13. The Bangalore Press
  14. Efficiency audit was started
  15. Village improvement schemes
  16. Malnad Improvement Committee
  17. Civic & School Progress Association.

BOMBAY

Engineer 1884- 1908

  1. Introduced the block system of Irrigation
  2. Designed a new system of systematic water weir flood gate
  3. Established Deccan Club in Poona

HYDERABAD

  1. Schemes for flood protection and drainage for Hyderabad
  2. Remodeling of Hyderabad city