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  • Turning Points_ By A.P.J Abdul Kalam

    1. 1. A J O U R N E Y T H R O U G H C H A L L E N G E S TURNING POINTS
    2. 2. Contents 1. When can I sing A song of India 2. My Ninth Lecture at Anna University 3. Seven Turning Points of my Life 4. The Interactive President 5. What can I give to the Nation 6. Learning from others 7. Towards a completive Nation 8. The candle and the Moth 9. My visit to Gujarat
    3. 3. DR. A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM  Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002-2007  Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu  He was specialized in aerospace Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology (MIT)  Dr Kalam made significant contribution as project Director to develop India‟s 1st satellite launch vehicle (SLV-III) which successfully injected the rohini satellite in near orbit in July 1980
    4. 4. Ninth Lecture at Anna University On 10th June 2002 at Anna university , where he had been working since 2001 enjoying His time with large , tranquil campus, working with professors and inquisitive students on research Projects . The authorized strength of his class was 60 students but every lecture, the classroom was filled with 350 students . His purpose was to understand the aspiration of the youth , share his experience & evolve approaches for the apps of technology for societal transformation through a specially designed course of ten lectures for PG students. The PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee with agreement with coalition party NDA and Indian national congress mutalley agreed Kalam to be in Presidential elections but Abdul kalam took plenty time to decide on same.
    5. 5. Seven Turning points Seven Major Events that shaped his life  Appointed as Sr. Scientific Asst at ADE in 1961  2nd Turning point was entry into India‟s Missile Programme 1982  3rd Turning point was scientific Advisor at DRDO  4th Turning point was Nuclear Test back 1998 POKARAN Test  5th Turning point appointed principal scientific advisor (PSA) at Govt. of India in rank of cabinet Minister  6th Turning point professor at anna university  7th Turning point was rejecting presidential Nomination again and focusing on India‟s Vision 2020
    6. 6. What Can I Give To The Nation?  Initiated 1st satellite launch vehicle programme (slv-3) rohini satellite  Interlinked ISRO & DRDO by Bringing to similar platform in regards to Vision & Mission  Created India Vision 2020 by formulating measure indicator of National prosperity index and Global Innovation index  Commenced system of E- governance reducing ambiguity among department to address grievances
    7. 7. Contd  IGMDP Programme envisaged development, Production and deployment of 4 missile Systems Prithvi, Akash, Trishul & Nag.  Bringing forth Nanotechnology & Bio fuels.  Brought Govt scheme „ PURA‟ (Providing urban amenities in rular areas‟
    8. 8. Learning from others Real time incident where his father won Panchayat elections held on rameswaram island due his noble character & being good human being. In absence of his father he receives gift on His behalf. When this incident comes on limelight kalam receives bashes from father. He quoted a Hadith which says ‘ when almighty appoints a person to a position, He takes care of his provision, If a person takes anything beyond it, that is illegal gain’
    9. 9.  “I have always believed that cowards never make history, history is created by people with courage and wisdom. Courage is individual, Wisdom comes from experience”.  “ The ignited Mind of the youth is the most powerful resource on the earth, above the earth and under the earth”.  “ Empowerment comes from within Nobody else can give it, except the almighty” .  “ You become the captain of the problems, Defeat the problem and succeed”.

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