Sir Arthur Cotton was one of the most celebrated irrigation Engineer in India during the British era. Cotton devoted his life to the construction of irrigation and navigation canals throughout India. The anicut (dam) he constructed across river Godavari about 180 years ago remains as an engineering marvel. He not only provided natural waters but also gave ‘living waters’ to the people of Andhra Pradesh. He is aptly called as ‘Missionary Engineer’ of India. This is the biography of Sir Arthur Cotton written by Dr. Koshy Mathew. The author traces mission endeavors and contributions of Arthur Cotton in this book.
Dr. Koshy Mathew