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His father Jainulabudeen was a career from renowned Indian scientists such boat owner and part-time imam at a local as Professor Vikram Sarabhai, Professor mosque while his mother Ashiamma was a MGK Menon, Professor Satish Dhawan and caring homemaker.
His father had a good Professor Raja Ramanna. After the success of a hardworking student with special interest was nominated for a six-month training IGMDP programme, Kalam was elevated to in mathematics.
He joined advanced training and December Subsequently and he completed his first degree in He completed India became a full-fledged nuclear engineering education in Agro food pilot basis under a public-private partnership processing industry would lead to PPP framework during the 11th Five Year the prosperity of rural people, food Plan.
Kalam had proved himself Kalam and Rajan wrote a touching as an accomplished writer. He has dedication to the book: written more than twenty books, After one of the talks delivered although an official webpage of the by Dr. Kalam, a ten-year-old girl came former President on Abdulkalam.
This book students Credit: Photodivision. They trade groceries between the mainland and the island to and from Srilanka and also ferrying the pilgrims from mainland to the Pamban Island. So,their family got the title "Mara Kalam Iyakkivar" wooden boat steerers and later known as "Marakier. To help the family, Kalam started selling newspapers at an early age.
In his school days, Kalam had average grades but was described as a bright and hardworking student who had a strong desire to learn. Mathematics was his main interest.
Knowledge without action is useless and irrelevant. Knowledge with action converts adversity into prosperity. Education gives you wings to fly. He had completed his matriculation from Schwartz Higher Secondary School, Ramanathapuram and later he went to Saint Joseph's college where he became a physics graduate.
In , he went to Madras to study aerospace engineering in Madras Institute of Technology. During his third year of graduation, he was assigned a project to design a low-level attack aircraft together with a few other students. Their teacher had given them a tight deadline for completing the project, it was very difficult. Kalam worked hard under immense pressure and finally completed his project within the stipulated deadline.
The teacher was impressed by the dedication of Kalam.
As a result Kalam want to become a fighter pilot but he got 9th position in the qualifiers list and only eight positions were available in the IAF.
He had started his career by designing a small hovercraft at DRDO. It is India's first indigenously designed and produced satellite launch vehicle.
Kalam received the government's approval in and expanded the programme to include more engineers. Source: www. Raja Ramanna invited Abdul Kalam to witness the country's first nuclear test Smiling Buddha as the representative of TBRL, even though he had not participated in its development. Do you know about the Project Devil?
It was an early liquid-fuelled missile project aimed at producing a short-range surface-to-air missile.
This project was not successful and discontinued in s and later it led to the development of the Prithvi missile. On the other hand Project Valiant aimed at the development of intercontinental ballistic missile. This was also not successful.
The programme led to the development of four projects namely Short range surface-to-surface missile Prithvi , Short range low-level surface-to-air missile Trishul , Medium range surface-to-air missile Akash and Third-generation anti-tank missile Nag. The world today is integrally connected through four rapid connectivities. They are environment, people, economy, and ideas.
Under the leadership of Abdul Kalam, the project of IGMDP proved to be successful by producing missiles like first Prithvi missile in and then the Agni missile in Due to this he was known as "Missile Man of India. With the rank of cabinet minister, in , he was appointed as the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. With the success of these tests he got the status of a national hero and then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declared India a full-fledged nuclear state.
Not this much, A. Abdul Kalam in proposed a countrywide plan called Technology Vision to make India a developed nation by the year and suggested nuclear empowerment, various technological innovations, improvement of agricultural productivity etc. Abdul Kalam for the post of the President of India. Being a popular national figure, he won the presidential election easily.
Further in , a rugged tablet computer for health care in rural areas is designed which was named as "Kalam-Raju Tablet". He was the first scientist and the first bachelor to occupy the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
R Narayanan. Sarvapali Radhakrishnan in Dr. Zakir Hussain in Abdul Kalam was also known as People's President.
Kalam, the toughest decision taken by him as the President was signing the bill of office of Profit. What is the difference between Nationality and Citizenship? When you speak, speak the truth; perform when you promise; discharge your trust Withhold your hands from striking, and from taking that which is unlawful and bad.
Abdul Kalam for the youth of India with a central theme of defeating corruption. Abdul Kalam: Death Source: www. Abdul Kalam was delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong where he suffered a heart attack and his condition became critical, so, he was shifted to Bethany Hospital where thereafter, he died of cardiac arrest.