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Engineers Day 2022: Engineer’s Day is celebrated every year on 15 September in India. To honor Engineers and to remember their contribution, this day was started to be celebrated. By the way, Engineer’s Day is celebrated in the memory of the great engineer of India Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was born on this day. He created modern India and gave a new look to the country. Build dams and bridges for many large rivers. Following his path, the country should get many big and promising engineers who are doing commendable work in their respective fields. But it was not only men who contributed to the construction of roads, dams or modern India. In this field also women displayed their talent. Today many women engineers are increasing the pride of the country. But do you know who was the first woman engineer of India? Why did a woman dream of becoming an engineer and what steps did she have to take to make it happen? On the occasion of Engineer’s Day, know the country’s first woman engineer A.K. About Lalita.
Who is the country’s first woman engineer
India’s first woman engineer A. She is Lalita. She was an electrical engineer. In those days, the burden of evil practices was on the shoulders of women. Women had little freedom to read and write. His life was limited to homework. At such a time, going to school, studying and making a career in the field of engineering was a big and commendable initiative.
A. Biography of Lalita
A. Lalita’s full name was Ayyolasomayajula Lalita. He was born on 27 August 1919 in Chennai. A Lalita’s father’s name was Pappu Subba Rao, who was a professor of electrical engineering by profession. Lalita was the fifth child of her parents. After which he had two younger siblings. In a family of seven, boys were given engineering education and daughters were confined to basic education. A. Lalita’s three brothers were engineers.
married at the age of 15
They got married when Lalita was only 15 years old. Although she had passed matriculation at the time of marriage. After marriage she gave birth to a daughter. Everything was going well in life but the death of her husband made Lalita a widow. She started living with her young daughter and started worrying about the future. The father understood the pain of daughter Lalita and brought her back from her in-laws’ house.
Widow Lalita chose the path of engineering