We discuss the following topics in this blog:
- APJ Abdul Kalam’s contribution to Indian research.
- STL’s legacy of innovation
- Realising the Digital India dream
About APJ Abdul Kalam
APJ Abdul Kalam was president of India from 2002 and 2007. He is popularly known as the “Missile Man” of India. Born in a poor family at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu, Kalam studied physics and aerospace engineering. He worked with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Abdul Kalam was awarded Padma Bhushan in 9181 followed by Padma Vibhushan in 1990. In 1997 he received India’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna. Due to his humble and respectful attitude towards people is also called “People’s President”.
How to Realise the Digital India Dream?
The dream over Digital India was initiated by renowned scientist and former president of India Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. That dream is fast becoming a reality. Dr Kalam envisioned that the future of India lies in the hands of scientific progress and the power of youth. He praised the roots to wings initiative organised by Sterlite recently. I am told that in India there over 25% of telecom back bone network, runs on Sterlite fibre fibre cables, the vision of cell technology is to achieve global leadership in optical fibreglass technology. Hence you are setting up this research facility like this.
What STL’s Legacy will be Remembered for?
I would like to ask what you like to be remembered for you should write it on a page or on a computer. Temporary right computer screen, the page may be very important page in the book of human history. You’ll be remembered for creating that one page in the history of the nation, whether that page it, a page of invention or the page of innovation or page of creating digitally connected India to bring education, health care and skill development.
At the doorstep of villagers or page of creating a new product or a page of Bring a societal change or page of removing poverty or page of fighting injustice or planning and executing the great national mission to lead India India Great India before the year 2020 by greeting and best wishes to all the members of the Sterlite Limited and other scientist Genius who come from, different organisation success in the mission of making the nation strong.