Dr. Kalam’s birthday is known as the Students Day, knowing the significance and theme

Dr. Kalam’s Birthday

Dr. Kalam’s Birthday

Dr. Kalam was born in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram in 1931. He was a student of Science. He was an aerospace scientist and in 2002 he became the 11th President of the Country, and served in the office till 2007, and went on to dedicate his life to teaching after the tenure. With that every year on the 15th of October the day is observed as Student’s Day in the honor of the former President.

This day is observed as the acknowledgment of the efforts of Dr. Kalam towards education and students. the 15th of October was declared as the Students Day by the United Nations in 2010. And every year the World body decides to mark the observance of the day. In 2021 the theme is “learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace”, and the theme has been decided to reaffirm the role of education and education as the fundamental right for everyone across the world. 

APJ Kalam has studied science and physics, during the early years of his life. And after his presidential tenure, he went on to dedicate his life towards teaching students and aspiring them to be the best version of their lives, through his insightful lectures. He became the visiting professor in IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Shillong, and IIM Indore.  With his work and his dedication, he was also known as the “Missile Man of India”, because he worked for the development of the most significant Indian missiles and India’s civilian space programs. He went on to acquire very distinguished positions as the of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and even in ISRO. 

Apart from that Dr. Kalam was awarded the honor of the Bharat Ratna and was even honored with Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan for his work as the scientific advisor for the government of India. Dr. Kalam, breathed his last breath on the 27th of July in 2015 due to cardiac arrest, while delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong. Even after the years of his demise, he will be always remembered for his achievements and his contributions to being the best scientific developer in the country.                



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