The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Mittra, Rajeswara
Mittra, Rajeswara, B.A., A.M.I.C.E., K.I.H., (1902); Superintending Engineer, 2nd Circle, Jubbulpore; b. at Benares, ; educ: at Benares and Patna Colleges and the Thomson Engineering College, Roorki; passed B.A., 1880; passed the Engineering Examination with high distinction and won the Thomson Prize; joined service in the P.W.D. as Assistant Engineer, 1883; employed on Military Works and Roads in Rajputana till 1890; transferred to the Eastern Division of the Central Provinces; appointed Executive Engineer, 1895; served in the Hoshangabad Uniaria Colliery and the Jubbulpore Division; special duty in the Secretariat in connection with famine, 1897; Under Secretary to Chief Commissioner, 1900; served in the Nagpur and Narsingpur Division; Officiating Superintending Engineer, 1906; confirmed, 1908; thanked by Government for getting out designs for the Rajpur Rajkumar College; thanked by Sir Charles Lyall for the rapid and the economical carrying out of the reconnaissance for the Nagpur-Jubbulpore Railway; his excellent and efficient organisation of famine relief works in the Hoshangabad district received the high appreciation of the Viceroy (Lord Curzon); specially thanked by Sir Andrew Frazer for his work in connection with the famine in C.P.; invited to the Durbar of 1903, and was granted the Durbar Medal. Address: Jubbulpore, C.P., India.