From being born in a very poor family to becoming India’s 11th President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has shown us that nothing is impossible. And, the list of Awards that Dr Kalam has received will inspire you even more.
Dr Kalam has given an unforgettable contribution to the DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) and ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation).
Not only this, but he was also deeply involved in the development of Ballistic Missile and Launch Vehicle technology.
In this blog post, I will be listing out all the awards that Dr APJ Abdul Kalam grabbed over years for his great works.
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Awards Received by APJ Abdul Kalam
|Year of award or honour||Name of award or honour||Awarding organization|
|2014||Honorary professor||Beijing University, China|
|2014||Doctor of Science||Edinburgh University, UK|
|2013||Von Braun Award||National Space Society|
|2012||Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa)||Simon Fraser University|
|2011||IEEE Honorary Membership||IEEE|
|2010||Doctor of Engineering||University of Waterloo|
|2009||Honorary Doctorate||Oakland University|
|2009||Hoover Medal||ASME Foundation, USA|
|2009||International von Kármán Wings Award||California Institute of Technology, USA|
|2008||Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa)||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore|
|2008||Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa)||Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh|
|2007||Honorary Doctorate of Science and Technology||Carnegie Mellon University|
|2007||King Charles II Medal||Royal Society, UK|
|2007||Honorary Doctorate of Science||University of Wolverhampton, UK|
|2000||Ramanujan Award||Alwars Research Centre, Chennai|
|1998||Veer Savarkar Award||Government of India|
|1997||Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration||Indian National Congress|
|1997||Bharat Ratna||Government of India|
|1995||Honorary Fellow||National Academy of Medical Sciences|
|1994||Distinguished Fellow||Institute of Directors (India)|
|1990||Padma Vibhushan||Government of India|
|1981||Padma Bhushan||Government of India|
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