World Students’ Day 2022: Dr. APJ Abdul, also known as the Missile Man of India, is an inspiration to millions of Indians. World Students’ Day is widely observed on October 15th. World Students’ Day is observed on October 15 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, a celebrated aerospace scientist and former President of India. On October 15, 1931, Dr. Kalam was born. Many students were inspired by him to achieve and do extraordinary things.
The day is observed to recognise his contributions to students and education. On October 15, 1931, Dr. Kalam was born. Many students were inspired by him to achieve and do extraordinary things. After his presidency ended, he became a visiting faculty member at the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) in Shillong, IIM-Indore, and IIM-Ahmedabad.
Tributes to our former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He is greatly admired for his contribution to our nation as a scientist and as a President who struck a chord with every section of society. pic.twitter.com/vPwICWxA3u
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 15, 2022
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was a hardworking student with a strong desire to learn. Despite economic limitations, he completed his bachelor’s degree in physics and then went on to study Aerospace Engineering at the Madras Institute of Technology. He rose to prominence as India’s most famous nuclear scientist, earning the moniker “Missile Man of India.” He was instrumental in the 1998 Pokhran-II nuclear tests. Between 2002 and 2007, he was known as the ‘People’s President’ during his five-year tenure as the country’s President.
Humble tributes Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary. Fondly remember his disarming humility and unwavering commitment in our many interactions. His vision and foresight guide us in moving forwards towards an India of his dreams. pic.twitter.com/v8dTYB6lvh
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) October 15, 2022
Here are some more fascinating facts about Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, also known as the “Missile Man of India.”
1. He was known as the “Missile Man of India” because he was in charge of developing and deploying the Agni and Prithvi missiles.
2. He rose to prominence as India’s most famous nuclear scientist, earning the moniker “Missile Man of India.” He was instrumental in the 1998 Pokhran-II nuclear tests.
3. Between 2002 and 2007, he was known as the ‘People’s President’ during his five-year tenure as the country’s President.
4. After working for ISRO for two decades, Kalam was assigned the duty of developing domestic guided missiles at the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
5. He received several honours, including the Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Bharat Ratna, and Ramanujan Award.
World Students’ Day: 10 Famous Quotes of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam:
- Dream is not something that you see while sleeping. It is something that does not let you sleep.
- Books become permanent companions. Sometimes, they are born before us; they guide us during our life journey and continue for many generations.
- One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.
- All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference.
- While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.
- Don’t fear failing in the first attempt because even the successful maths starts with zero only.
- You see, god helps only people who work hard. That Principle is very clear.
- If you fail, never give up. Because fail means “First Attempt in Learning”.
- Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- The two most important life-goals I would like every youth to have: One, increase the amount of time that you have at your disposal; two, increase what you can achieve in the time available.