A.P. J .Abdul Kalam - Pride of India

A. P. J Abdul Kalam contributes a lot towards the nation as a scientist,as a president, as a professor,in short we can say that he is a real hero of the nation. In this article of yours, you are going to get information about the Abdul Kalam, his life as a scientist, as a president and the awards received by him also. For more information kindly read the article as below:

Brief Bio – Data of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Name – Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabhudin Abdul Kala
Fathers name – Jainulabdeen Marakayar
Mothers name – Ashiamma
Date of Birth – 15 October 1931
Place – Rameshwaram, Tamilnadu
Nationality – Indian
Religion – Islam
Profession – Aerospace Engineer
Political Party - Independent
Occupation – Scientist ( Rocket and Nuclear Scientist), Professor in Aerospace Engineering and Author

Brief introduction to APJ Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam mainly specified as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. He serve the country as an President, Professor and as an scientist. Four to six years back, Kalam is known as Society President. He was accorded as the country's excellent resident. About seven years back, Kalam is a renowned Aerospace Engineer with Defence Research and Development Organisation. In our Country, he is also specified as the "Missile Man " as he did a job on the development of Ballistic missile and also on space rocket technology. Abdul played the role as an technician, politician in India's Pokhran – 2 nuclear test.

Now a days, he is doing a job of an temporary Professor in an institute of Ahmedabad and Indore. He is too serving as an professor in Aerospace Engineering. Mostly he is recognised as an scientist, but on else side, he loves to compose Tamil poems and too he loves to play musical instrument, Veenai. He launched a mission for the youth of nation known as "What Can I Give Movement" in 2011 to fight against for Corruption.

Early life and Education of APJ Abdul Kalam

Abdul Kalam was born in Rameshwaram of Tamilnadu on October 15. In his teen years, Kalam had encountered many economical problems and due to that Abdul used to do jobs like paper distribution to contribute to his parents income. In his teen years, he follows a strict routine–as his morning starts on 4:00am ; after that he take a brief review of his homework. He used to distribute papers along with his cousin Samsuddin Kalam in order to contribute economically in his father's income.

During his school years, he is referred as an normal student but he is one of those students who are believe in hardwork and have a strong desire to learn everything. He spent most of his time to study mathematics and his teachers appreciates him a lot for making great efforts in his studies.

After completing school, Kalam went to Saint Joseph which is in Tiruchirappali for further education and from there, he completed his degree. But wasting his degree, he went to Madras for learning Aerospace Engg. When A. P. J. Abdul Kalam was working on a senior class project, his dean came to see his work. After viewing Kalam's work, his dean was so disappointed that he asked him to complete his project within two days otherwise his scholarship would be revoked. He made continuous efforts to complete his project in those two days. Finally when he met the deadline, his dean was so impressed with his work and he said, "It was a test and under extreme stress, you made great efforts in such a short interval of time and finally completed that project"

Kalam's Career as an Scientist

In 1960, after finishing study from MIT, Abdul begin serving in DRDO as an Chief Scientist. He designed a tiny helicopter for helping Indian Army too. In the time of 1960's, Abdul served as an head in Indian Space Research Organization for Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV – III). According to him, his biggest achievement in life is joining ISRO, where he begin working on SLV project. Between 1970s to1990s, he made great efforts on SLV project which proves to be successful. Kalam worked as an Chief Scientific Adviser to the Prime Minister.

Popular Culture

In 2003 and in 2006, he is nominated for the award of "MTV Youth Icon of the Year". In 2011, an hindi film "I Am Kalam" is made on him. Kalam is potrated as an positive influence to a boy named as "Chotu", who renames his name as " KALAM" later in order to give honour to his idol. From 40 Universities, he had received the award of "Honorary doctorates".

Awards Received by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Dr.Kalam has received a lot of awards and a list of some of them is given below. For more information kindly read the article as below:

Doctor of Science (microbiology) by S. Gujarat University

Von Karman Wings by California Institute of Technology, USA

Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa) by Nanyang Technological University

King Charles II Medal by Royal Society, U.K

Honorary Doctorate of Science by University of Wolverhampton, U. K.

Ramanujan Award by Alwars Research Centre, Chennai

Veer Savarkar by Government of India

Bharat Ratna by Government of India

Padma Vibhushan by Government of India

Padma Bhushan by Government of India



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