The Missile Man of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam and His Educational Thoughts

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Losonita Hazarika, Rajashree Dutta


The great visionary leader,noble personality Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October in a place called Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu.He had a vision of making India a developed country and great knowledge power nation by 2020.His contribution to the development of India's defence is unprecedented.He is called Missile Man of India because of his excellent work in missile technology.He inspired youth to be a enlightened citizens.According to this great educationist Education in its real pursuit of truth,it is an endless journey to knowledge and enlightendness such a journey opens up new start of development of humanism where is neither scope or room for pitiness, disharmony, jealousy, hatred.His recommdations regarding education system are very relevant to the present time.Althought he was the President of the country,he considered himself as a teacher.He says, if people remember him as a teacher,that is the greatest honor for him.This present paper attempts to discuss the Educational thoughts of Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam.

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