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Write a short note on Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
Solution: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was born on th October, . Dr. Kalam as a scientist and engineer was involved with many important projects of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
During the work in ISRO, he played a major role in development of India’s first indigenous satellite Launching Vehicle (SLV– 3), and with help of it in July , the Rohini satellite was successfully established in near the earth’s orbit.
Dr. Kalam had special contribution in the missile development program in India. That is why Dr. Kalam is also known as “Missile Man”. He became the th President of India. In addition to it he had written many books.
The Government of India has honoured him ‘Padma Bhushan’ , ‘Padma Vibhushan’ ‘Bharat Ratna’ and many more prizes. Dr. Kalam died on July , in Shillong, Meghalaya.