Avul Pakir Jamulabidin Abdul Kalam was born on 15th October 1931 at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, a Muslim family. His father, Janulabidin, was a sailor and his mother, Aashiamma, was a housewife. The economic condition of his family was not good, so he had to work from a young age. For the financial help of his father, the child kalam used to distribute newspapers after school. In his school days, Kalam was normal in schooling, but he was always ready and ready to learn new things.
They had the appetite to learn and they paid hours of attention to studies. He completed his schooling at Ramanathapuram Schwartz Matriculation School and then enrolled at St. Joseph’s College in Tiruchirapalli, from where he graduated in physics in 1954. Then, in the year 1955, he moved to Madras from where he taught aerospace engineering. In the year 1960, Kalam completed his studies of engineering from the Madras Institute of Technology.
President Kalam wrote a thank you card to himself! Once a person made a sketch of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and sent him. He was very surprised to know that Dr. Kalam himself sent a message for him with his own hands and a thank you card by signing him.
He was sent to ISRO in 1969 where he served as Project Director. He contributed to the creation of the first satellite launch vehicle (Satellite Launch Vehicle – SLV III) and polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), which was later launched.
In 1980, the Government of India thought of starting a modern missile program with Abdul Kalam Ji direction, so he again sent it to DRDO. Thereafter, integrated Guided Development Programme (IGMDP) was launched as the Chief Executive of Kalam Ji. With abdul Kalam Ji’s instructions, the fire missile, the Earth-like missile, was successful.
Dr. Kalam knew what the role of education could be in building a competent future for a person or nation. He always called for taking the country forward on the path of progress. He had a clear blueprint for the future, which he presented in his book ‘India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium’. In the India 2020 book, he wrote that India has to be a developed country and knowledge superpower by 2020. He said the media needs to play a serious role in the country’s progress. Negative news can’t give anyone anything, but positive and developmental news raises expectations. Dr. Kalam will always be remembered as an eminent scientist, administrator, educationist and writer, and many generations of the country will continue to draw inspiration from his inspiring personality and great work.
Former president and missilesman APJ Abdul Kalam suddenly left everyone and disappeared on an infinite journey. Dr. Singh, 83, died of a heart attack. Kalam passed away Monday evening. The story made the entire nation sink into grief, and it was reminiscent of the man who was very close to the common people. One such incident happened last year when a two-year-old girl while on her way to Indore by flight, Dr. Kalam’s heart won.
In June last year, former President APJ Abdul Kalam could not escape the praise of a two-year-old girl who was sharing on a flight to Indore. The two-year-old girl was named human and was innocently offering chips from her chips packet to all passengers on the flight. After offering chips to several passengers, he was asked to offer chips. Kalam had also reached out. For this two-year-old innocent, he was not a former president but a traveler like everyone else. The girl lovingly offered them chips, and dr. Kalam became extremely emotional. He embraced the baby and took a photograph with him. They were convinced of the generosity of the girl and praised her. Not only that, kalam was so fond of sharing it that he also took a photograph with the human being and tweeted.
He said the media needs to play a serious role in the country’s progress. Negative news can’t give anyone anything, but positive and developmental news raises expectations. Dr. Kalam will always be remembered as an eminent scientist, administrator, educationist and writer, and many generations of the country will continue to draw inspiration from his inspiring personality and great work.
In his self-fiction masterpiece ‘My Journey’, Kalam Saheb wrote: “Those days of life were quite full of swears. On the one hand, there was a great career abroad, and on the other hand, the ideal of country-service. It was difficult to choose the opportunity to make childhood dreams come true or to embrace the opportunity to be rich.
But ultimately I decided not to go abroad for money. I will not have the opportunity to serve the country for career care. This way in 1958 I D. enmity. D. And joined the Defence Research and Development (Organisation).
Dr. Kalam’s first deployment d. enmity. D. O.K. hyderabad took place at the centre. For five years, he was here to help in important researches. In the same days, China invaded India. In this war of 1962, India suffered a defeat. Immediately after the war, it was decided that the strategic power of the country should be equipped with new weapons. There were a number of schemes, whose father, Dr. Kalam was there.
But in 1963, he was transferred from Hyderabad to Trivandrum. He was transferred to the Vikram Space Research Centre, an associate institute of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Dr. Kalam worked in this centre till 1980. In his long service, he took the country to an important position in the field of space science.
- He was conferred with Padma Bhushan in 1981 and Padma Vibhushan in 1990 to achieve success in science.
- He was awarded the country’s highest honour Bharat Ratna in 1997 for his remarkable contribution to defence research sector
- Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration in 1998
- Abdul Kalam ji was awarded king Charles II medal by Royal Society, UK in 1998
- Abdul Kalam ji has a doctorate from 40 universities around the world.
- In the year 2011 Abdul Kalam ji was awarded by IEEE at IEEE Honorary Membership.
At the end of his presidency, Abdul Kalam ji joined IIM Shillong, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Indore, IIS Bangalore and other colleges as guest professors. In 2012, a programme for Indian youth launched “What Can I Give Movement”, which aims to defeat corruption in India.
Dr. Kalam’s thoughts:
- Asking questions is one of the major features of the candidates. So students ask questions.
- There is no such thing as a negative experience for me.
- Life and time is the two greatest teachers of Vishav. Life teaches us to use time properly, while time tells us the usefulness of life.
- When we are surrounded by daily problems, we forget the good things that we have.
- Man needs difficulties because it is necessary to enjoy success.
- I was always willing to accept that I can’t change certain things.
- Those who do something half-hearted are half-baked, half-baked, and successful, which fills four and bitterness.
- We should not give up trying and not lose out on problems.