Government Engineering College, Bhavnagar
Contributor Personality Development
Prepared By : Sonali Kakadiya
En. No. : 110210116004
Branch : Information Technology
Semester : 7th
“ To learn about contributor vision of his success or role
Dr.A.P.J ABDUL KALAM AS A CONTRIBUTOR
Step 1 :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.
Full Name : Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen
Born : 15 October 1931
Childhood : Born and raised in
Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu
Education : Physics at the St. Joseph's
Aerospace engineering at the
Madras Institute of
Step 2 : Career
Before his term as President, he worked as an aerospace
engineer with Defense Research and Development
Organization (DRDO) and Indian Space Research
Kalam is popularly known as the Missile Man of India for his
work on the development of ballistic missile and launch
He played a pivotal organizational, technical and political role
in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998.
Some scientific experts have however called Kalam a man with
no authority over nuclear physics but who just carried on the
works of Homi J. Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai.
Step 3 :Present Work
He is currently …..
A visiting professor at Indian Institute of Management
Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Management Indore.
A Chancellor of the Indian Institute of Space Science and
A professor of Aerospace Engineering at Anna University
(Chennai), JSS University (Mysore).
An adjunct/visiting faculty at many other academic and
research institutions across India.
Step 4 : Awards and Honour
Kalam has received several prestigious awards, including the
Bharat Ratna (1997), India's highest civilian honor.
Padma Bhushan, 1981
Padma Vibhushan, 1990
Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration, 1997
Veer Savarkar Award, 1998
IEEE Honorary Membership, 2011
Step 5 : Books
Developments in Fluid Mechanics and Space Technology by A. P. J.
Abdul Kalam and Roddam Narasimha; Indian Academy of Sciences,
India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium by A. P. J Abdul
Kalam, Y. S. Rajan; New York, 1998.
Wings of Fire: An Autobiography by A. P. J Abdul Kalam, Arun
Tiwari; Universities Press, 1999.
Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India by A. P. J. Abdul
Kalam; Viking, 2002.
The Luminous Sparks by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam; Punya Publishing
Pvt Ltd, 2004.
Mission India by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Paintings by Manav Gupta;
Penguin Books, 2005.
Inspiring Thoughts by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam; Rajpal & Sons, 2007.
Step 6 : Interesting Facts
Kalam advocated plans to develop India into a developed
nation by 2020 in his book India 2020. Books authored by him
have received considerable demands in South Korea for the
Kalam is known for his motivational speeches and interaction
with the student community in India. He launched his mission
for the youth of the nation in 2011 called the What Can I Give
Movement with a central theme to defeat corruption in India.
He also has interests in writing Tamil poetry and in playing
veenai, a South Indian string instrument.
I conclude about Dr.a.p.j Abdul kalam’s success vision. He
always believe that for the success first show the dream &
then take solid action for that direction. No think about the
result, But always give your 100% effort to your dream. It
will be always help you to achieve new heights of