About Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum
The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore, India, a constituent unit of the National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, was mounted in reminiscence of Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya. The building, with a constructed up location of 4,000 m2, become built in Cubbon Park. It homes diverse medical experiments and engines, and became inaugurated by way of the primary Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on 14 July 1962. The first gallery set up at VITM, at the theme of 'Electricity', changed into opened to the public on 27 July 1965.
In order to honour Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya, the All India Manufacturers’ Organisation, Mysore State Board, determined to installation a technological know-how and technology museum at Bangalore, and the inspiration stone changed into laid by using Shri B. D. Jatti, Chief Minister of Mysore, on 15 September 1958. The Visvesvaraya Industrial Museum Society got here to be registered as the nodal company on the way to pool resources from diverse business homes.