Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s whole life journey is the inspiration
of all. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October 1931 at
Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. His father was a boat owner can’t his
mother was a homemaker. He came from a financially poured
background and he used to distribute the newspaper to support his family.
He completed her schooling at Rameswaram Elementary School. In 1954 he graduated in physics from St. Joseph’s College Tiruchirappalli. In 1955 he joined the madras institute of technology and he started aerospace engineering.
Dr.kalam was to become a pilot but he was Ranked 9 well the IAF offered only 8 slots. He was a simple person who owned a few positions including a simple coat a lungi, and his beloved Veena and collection of books. He didn’t even have a television he was a kind-hearted man. His love for children is always evicted. APJ Abdul Kalam’s birthday on October 5 is celebrated as “World Students day”.
From 1963-1980 his career was spent in space research with the founding of India’s space program by Vikram Sarabhai under the Indian committee for space Research which became ISRO. The successful launch of the satellite launch vehicle(SLV-3) was the high point of the Kalam space tent propelled India into a select band of countries with rocket-launching capabilities. After this success, he was shifted to the Defense R& D or against PRDO to had a missile project and was meet the director of Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory DMRL in Hyderabad in 1982 his effort gives both the guided missile development program leading to the launch of surface to surface missile named Prithvi surface-to-air missile named Trishul surface-to-air missile named Akash third-generation Anti-tank missile named NAG. The launch of the Prithvi missile on 25 February 1988 was a historical moment for our country. It was not a surface to surface missile but was a basic module for the coming future.
Later Kalam leads a pivotal role in the 1998 nuclear tests known as Pokhran -II this was surprising many because he did not come from a nuclear science. His sincere for making India self-relevant and defense space research gave him the title of “Missile man of India”
He was awarded a Padma Bhushan in 1981 Padma Vibhushan 1990, and then proudly declared the Bharat Ratna in the year 1997. From 1999 to 2001 he became the principal scientific advisor of India. In the year of 2002, Dr. Kalam was the President of India. As a president he proved himself. When am dead do not declare a holiday instead work a day extra this word Dr. Kalam profound words
Dr. Kalam was a writer and has been the author of many books Four of Dr. Kalam books “Wings of fire”, “India 2020”, “Me Journey”, “Ignited Mind” this book can be translated into many languages.
It was during his lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong on 27th July 2015 that it suddenly collapsed and declared death due to massive cardiac arrest. He’s journey started from Rameswaram and reached Rashtrapathi bawan. Today Dr. Kalam was not with us but he’s teaching to achieve new milestones in science, technologies, and all vital years in life.