PM Narendra Modi Announced “Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam’s Memorial” at Rameswaram on 84th Birth Anniversary

On 15th October 2015, the  84th Birth Anniversary, of Late A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, Indian Atomic Scientist and the Former President of India, was celebrated throughout India.

Dr A P J Abdul Kalam's Birth Anniversary

At the DRDO Bhavan, Newdelhi, the  Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a bust-statue of Late. A P J Abdul Kalam at DRDO Bhavan.

APJ Abdul Kalam's Bust Statue Unvieled at DRDO

PM Modi had  inaugurated a ‘Photo Exhibition’ titled – ‘A Celebration of Dr Kalam’s Life’. 

Photo Exhibition -A Celebration of Dr Kalam's Life

And he released a commemorative postal stamp on Dr. A.P.J.Abdul  Kalam.

Commomorative Postal Stamp of APJ Abdul Kalam

In a grand function held at New Delhi, organized by the ‘Defence Research and Development Organization/ DRDO,Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated and recalled the memories of the late ‘Missile Man of India’.

84th Birth Anniversary of APJ Abdul Kalam Function at DRDO

PM Modi called Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam as the ‘Rashtra Ratna’ of India.

APJ Abdul Kalam standing in front of Rashtrapathi Bhavan

According to PM Modi, Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam had not only risen from humble beginnings but had also built great institutions from the scratches and every Indian, especially, the youth of India must draw inspiration from him in innovations in various sectors, especially in ‘Cyber Security’.

Cyber Security

In the function, PM Narendra Modi announced that a ‘Memorial’ will be built at his place of birth -Rameswaram, which would be developed  as ‘AMRUT’-City (Amrut meaning Sweet like Honey/Nector)-city /(AMRUT standing for ‘Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation Scheme’) city,  to inspire the future generations.

AMRUT-Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation

The Government has already acquired the land in Rameswaram, for the proposed- “A.P.J.Abdul Kalam’s Memorial”

Acquired Land at Rameswaram for APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial
Rameswaram Birth Place of Dr Kalam
Dr Kalam's House at Rameswaram

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