Sir Visvesvaraya Mokshagundam, KCIE September 15, 1860 to April 14, 1962 was a remarkable Indian engineer, scholar and statesman born in Muddenahalli close Kanivenarayanapura days Chikballapur district of Karnataka state.
Visvesvaraya achieved celebrity status when he designed a flood protection system to protect the city of Hyderabad from floods. He was also instrumental in developing a system to protect Vishakapatnam port from sea erosion.
Sir MV was the Chikkaballapur school and high school in Bangalore. He received his B.A. from Madras University in 1881 and later studied civil engineering at the College of Science, Pune, now known as College of Engineering, Pune.