It was full of so much scientific terminologies and details that for a layman it is hard to stay focussed. Its a must read for anyone who is disillusioned by the corporate dream or a progressing India. Jharna Lulla, faculty at International School of Management Excellence, Navi Mumbai. The existance of a man like him is the real flame of India. He met Swami Sivananda He told him about his unsuccessful attempt.
After school , we went home and told our respective parents about the incident. It was very engaging initially, but tended to drag a bit towards the end with lot of technical details and procedural information of his space research and missile projects. That did not happen when I read this book. Today, he is known as the Missile Man of India. Kalam started his career, after graduating from Aerospace engineering at , at and was assigned to build a prototype. In the chapter Creation , Kalam delves into the time when his father passed away, to him being awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1981. Sarabhai; the story of a scientist tested by failures and setbacks; the story of a leader supported by a large team of brilliant and dedicated professionals.
However, the book accounts the days he'd lived till late 90s that is upto his days in Missile Development programmes. Spirit of India Publishing year: 2013 16. Just count the number of decorations conferred up on him. But god has promised Strength for the day, Rest for the labor Light for the way. For me both this person 'Bapu' and 'A. I felt confused throughout the read because my concepts were not cleared from the beginning. Ther The man of resilience, Dr.
His father Jainulabudeen was a boat owner while his mother Ashiamma was a housewife. Unfortunately this book fails to do that for me. The post presidency years also saw him teaching information technology at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, and technology at Banaras Hindu University and Anna University. A really motivative book which gives us a glimpse of the two sides of a bright golden coin, one is Dr. It made him a scientist with a soul.
He wanted India to be a developed nation by 2020, to follow the dream India 2020, he motivated cores of youngsters. It takes us on a journey of dreams,success,failure and more emphatically on a journey of hope. He is credited with designing state-of-the art warfare systems. Kalam as a fine , compassionate , humble, optimistic and a highly respectable human being, the other side, an extraordinarily skillful, imaginative and a 100% dedicated scientist and a leader. When each task of your project is not just a means to an end but a unique event in itself then you are doing it well. Now my personal admiration for this man harnesses me from saying anything that might offend the composition.
Kalam invited his 50 relatives to come to Delhi and stayed at the President House. The protagonist did not come on this planet with a silver spoon in his mouth. In this section, his excellent leadership qualities as taking up the responsibility of shaping up the Guided Missile Development Program, are clearly visible. He had four brothers and one sister. Ill just mention few lines which i really liked from the book. It is inspiring to see how technological boundaries were pushed by bringing synergic efforts out of the complexity that an Indian government organization is. This book helped us realise how this great man's and many others incessant hard work helped our country achieve A truly inspiring book by our former president,the best president we had in my lifetime,if i might add.
I used to wear a cap which marked me as a Muslim, and I always sat in the front row next to Ramanadha Sastry, who wore a sacred thread. Gratitude expressed to all the people who played an important part in Sir Kalam's life and the history of Indian Space and Missile research came out on paper directly from Sir Kalam's heart. Now on a personal front I have always kept my faith on the institution of self-cultivation and self-reliance. This book helped us realise how this great man's and many others incessant hard work helped our country achieve it. The project was not a success in the long-term and was discontinued in the 1980s.
A pleasant surprise came in the form of conferment of Padma Bhushan on the Republic Day,1981. Abdul Kalam assumed office as the 11th President of India on 25 July 2002, becoming the first scientist and the first bachelor to occupy Rashtrapati Bhawan. He did his best to realize India that he should not be so cunning and bad. Successive mentors convinced him that there was a great goal to be achieved in making India self-sufficient in multiple areas. This story will end with me, for I have no belongings in the worldly sense. List of all 25 books written by Dr. How the President is elected? Kalam, I must not be mistaken.