Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam- An introduction

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Published on July 18, 2014

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Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam : Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Early Life: Early Life PowerPoint Presentation: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam usually referred to as A P J Abdul Kalam was born on 15 th October 1931 to Jainulabdeen , a boat owner and Ashiamma , a housewife at Rameswaram Tamil Nadu. He came from a modest background and started working at an early age to supplement his family’s income. House in Rameswaram: House in Rameswaram PowerPoint Presentation: "I inherited honesty and self-discipline from my father; from my mother, I inherited faith in goodness and deep kindness as did my three brothers and sisters.” -- Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam PowerPoint Presentation: Schwartz High School Ramanathpuram PowerPoint Presentation: In his school years, he had average grades, but was described as a bright and hardworking student who had a strong desire to learn and spend hours on his studies, especially mathematics. He assisted his cousin in distribution of newspapers. Madras Institute of Technology: Madras Institute of Technology Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bangalore PowerPoint Presentation: Scientific Journey Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO): Defence Research and Development Organisation ( DRDO) Aerospace engineer(1958) Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in 1969: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in 1969 Missile Man: Missile Man He was a Project Director , in developing India's first indigenous Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV-III),which successfully injected “The Rohini satellite” in the near earth orbit (1980) and made India an exclusive member of space club. Dr. Kalam is popularly known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology. PowerPoint Presentation: “This was my first stage, in which I learnt leadership from three great teachers—Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, Prof.  Satish Dhawan and Dr. Brahm Prakash . This was the time of learning and acquisition of knowledge for me.” He was responsible for the development of AGNI and PRITHVI missiles : He was responsible for the development of AGNI and PRITHVI missiles He was catalytic in the Pokhran-II nuclear tests in collaboration with Department of Atomic Energy, which made India a nuclear weapon State: He was catalytic in the Pokhran -II nuclear tests in collaboration with Department of Atomic Energy, which made India a nuclear weapon State PowerPoint Presentation: Posts & Positions held PowerPoint Presentation: Dr. Kalam served as the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, in the rank of Cabinet Minister, from November 1999 to 2001. He was also the Chairman, Ex-officio, of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet and piloted India Millennium Mission 2020. PowerPoint Presentation: His academic interest made him take up the post of Professor, Technology & Societal transformation at Anna University, Chennai in 2001. On 25th July 2002, Dr. Kalam became the 11 th President of India. PowerPoint Presentation: Dr. Kalam sought the ways of science and technology to transform India into a developed country by 2020. He is considered a leading progressive mentor, innovator and visionary in India. His mission is to ignite the young minds for national development by meeting students across the country. : His mission is to ignite the young minds for national development by meeting students across the country. PowerPoint Presentation: Personal Life PowerPoint Presentation: He begins his day by reading from the “ Bhagwad Gita ” In most of his speeches, he quotes from Tirukkural (a collection of verses by Tamil Poet Thiruvalluvar ). Dr. Kalam observes strict personal discipline, practicing vegetarianism, teetotalism and celibacy. He plays the 'Rudra Veena'. : He plays the ' Rudra Veena '. PowerPoint Presentation: He works for about 18 hours each day. Took leave just twice, when his parents died. As President, he donated his income from his first 10 months in office to the NGO created and managed by Mata Amritanandamayi . PowerPoint Presentation: Awards & Honours Dr. Kalam has received honorary doctorates from about 40 universities.: Dr. Kalam has received honorary doctorates from about 40 universities. The Government of India has honoured him with the Padma Bhusan in 1981 and the Padma Vibhushan in 1990 for his work with ISRO and DRDO.: The Government of India has honoured him with the Padma Bhusan in 1981 and the Padma Vibhushan in 1990 for his work with ISRO and DRDO. The Bharat Ratna in 1997 for his immense contribution to the scientific research and modernization of defense technology in India. : The Bharat Ratna in 1997 for his immense contribution to the scientific research and modernization of defense technology in India. Achievements: Achievements United Nations Organization (U.N.O)  has declared October 15 th , Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Birthday as the “World Students Day” Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration (1997) GM Modi Award for Science (1996) HK Firodia Award for Excellence in S&T (1996) PowerPoint Presentation: Ramanujan Award by Alwars Research Centre, Chennai (2000) King Charles II medal by Royal Society U.K He was nominated for MTV Youth Icon of the Year Award in 2003 and 2006. PowerPoint Presentation: The King of Many Firsts PowerPoint Presentation: In 2004, Kalam took his lectures to the world's highest battlefield - the Siachen glacier. In 2006- Abdul Kalam became country's first President to undertake an undersea journey on the INS Sindhurakshak , from the Visakhapatnam Naval dockyard. The first President to undertake a sortie in a fighter aircraft, a Sukhoi-30 MKI. As a 74-year old, he created a record by becoming the oldest Indian co-pilot to do so. : The first President to undertake a sortie in a fighter aircraft, a Sukhoi-30 MKI. As a 74-year old, he created a record by becoming the oldest Indian co-pilot to do so. PowerPoint Presentation: Literary Pursuits PowerPoint Presentation: Dr. Kalam has written several inspirational books, most notably his autobiography “Wings of Fire”. His books have been translated in many Indian languages. Few of his books aimed at motivating Indian youth are “India 2020 - A Vision for the New Millennium”, “My journey” “Ignited Minds - Unleashing the power within India” Suggests an action plan to develop India into a Developed Nation by the year 2020. : Suggests an action plan to develop India into a Developed Nation by the year 2020. PowerPoint Presentation: 1. I realize that as a medical professional, I am on God’s mission. 2. I will always give part of my time for treating patients who cannot afford. 3. I will treat at least 20 rural patients in a year at minimum cost by going to rural areas. PowerPoint Presentation: 4. I will encourage the development of quality indigenous equipments and consumables by making use of them in all our operations assuring the reliability of the products. 5. I will follow the motto “Let my brain remove the pain of the suffering humanity and bring smiles”. PowerPoint Presentation: Inspiring Thoughts PowerPoint Presentation: “ 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...” Our Chief Guest: Our Chief Guest Edited & Presented by Dr. Anita Pandey : Edited & Presented by Dr. Anita Pandey Compiled & Created by Dr. Amit Upadhyah Ms. Shweta Tyagi

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