Visvesvaraya received recognition in many fields, most notably education and engineering. Visvesvaraya
Technological University in Belagavi (to which most Engineering Colleges in Karnataka are affiliated) was
named in his honour, as well as prominent colleges like University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering,
Bangalore; Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore; and Visvesvaraya National Institute of
Technology, Nagpur. The College of Engineering, Pune, his alma mater, erected a statue in his honour. The
Viswesvarayya Industrial and Technological Museum Bangalore is named in his honour. Two metro stations in
India, one in Bengaluru on the Purple Line (Sir M. Visveshwaraya Station, Central College), and another
one in Delhi on the Pink Line (Sir Vishweshwaraiah Moti Bagh), are named after him.
Memorial at Muddenahalli
Viswesvarayya National Memorial Trust manages a memorial for Visvesvaraya at his birthplace of
Muddenahalli. The memorial exhibits his awards, titles and personal belongings, including his living room,
spectacles, cups, books and block with which his visiting cards were printed. Models of Krishna Raja Sagar
dam, which Visvesvaraya designed and supervised the construction of, are exhibited. The memorial is
adjacent to his house, which was refurbished and regarded as a temple by locals.