Speech in APJ Abdul Kalam
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Good morning everyone. I am going to talk about my inspiration Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. APJ Abdul Kalam?? Who is he he? Why is he famous? I know that all these questions are bubbling in your mind and is ready to cool it down with the answers.Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam usually referred to as Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October 1931 in a Tamil Muslim family to Janubudeen, a boat owner and Ashiamma, a housewife, at Rameswaram, located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
He came from a poor background and started working at an early age to supplement his family’s income.After completing school, Kalam distributed newspapers to financially contribute to his father’s income.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.After obtaining his diploma in Aeronautical Engineering, in 1958, he joined as an assistant to senior scientists in Defence Research and Development Organization. His first posting was at Hyderabad.
In the beginning of his carrier he was appointed as the chief of the group development hovercraft plane. In 1963, he was transferred to Vikram Sarabhai Space Research Programme (SLVP) till 1980. During this period, India achieved a great milestone in the world of space science. Late Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi recognizes the worth of his brilliant mind and appointed Dr. Kalam as the Director of Integrated Guided Missiles Development Programme. This was the beginning of his missile carrier. He is instrumental in the developing of missiles such as Prithivi, Agni, Akash, Trishul and Nag. All these missiles are developed under his supervision and within a very short span of six years of his joining the integrated missile programmes.
He is also instrumental in developing the cryogenic engine in India. He is rightly said as the father of the Indian Missile Programme. For his excellence and brilliance, he was awarded the prestigious Bharat Ratna in 1998; Padma Vibhushan in 1990; and Padma Bhushan in 1981. Many universities have given him the honorary degree of Doctorate. Besides, he has also been given a number of awards by the State governments.Just before taking over as the Eleventh President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was in the service of Anna University. There he worked as Professor in Technology of Social transformation and Ramanujan computing Centre.
Can you believe this?.. He came from a very poor family and he is one of the world’s most genius people. He have at least 4 professions such as aeronautical engineer, scientist,professor,author and a great politician.Most of the teachers would hate this quote; Sometimes it’s fun to bunk class and enjoy with friends,but in the future you would look back marks never make you laugh but memories will.