Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam - Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, firmly believed, “ If you want to shine like a Sun, First burn like a Sun”
A career scientist turned statesman, Dr. Kalam was the 11th President of India. Dr.Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts. He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology.
He also played a pivotal organisational, technical, and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974. Dr. Kalam was elected as the 11th President of India in 2002 with the support of both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the then-opposition Indian National Congress. Widely referred to as the "People's President,", he returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent cardiac arrest , serving the nation and science till his last breath.
Following his vision , Arsym’s RACE BHARAT is a platform for uniting Urban and Rural Bharat on the concept of Inclusive Growth. Arsym’s vision is to create a forum where Corporate, NGO’s, Educationalists and Researchers will be coming together to muzzle the Digital Divide and build a Sustainable & Uniform Society. Arsym believes that the synergies of Race Bharat can be achieved by working on the core fundamentals of modern development – Re Engineering, Analytics, CSR and Education.