Dr.Kalam’s Birthday Celebrations at Global Academy of Technology, , Bangalore
Birthday celebrations of Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former president of India, was held on November 16, 2018 at GLOBAL ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGY (GAT), RAJARAJESHWARI NAGAR, BENGALURU. Padmabhushan Dr. B N Suresh, Chancellor, Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology (IIST) & President, Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), was the chief-guest on the occasion. Dr. B N Suresh close associate of Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam for over two decades remembered him as the person who ideally matched “walk the talk” though his strict adherence to ‘dream’, ‘hard work’, ‘discipline’, ‘dedication’, ‘team work’, ‘human qualities’, ‘honesty’, ‘modesty’ and many more. “Care for people, simplicity, hard work, determination, resilience respect, diligence, may have various meanings in Oxford dictionary, but for those who know him, that’s KALAM” recollects Padmabhushan Dr. B N Suresh while addressing the management, faculty, staff and students of Global Academy of Technology, RR Nagar, and Bangalore. Padmabhushan Dr. B N Suresh, shared his pleasant memories of the days he spent with Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Every story had an inherent quality of Dr.Kalam, said Dr. B N Suresh . The life and thoughts of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam were depicted though elocution and art work competitions amongst the students. Through these competitions, students went through the life of Dr. Kalam and understood many of his unique traits which make him a legend. The winners were awarded by Dr. B. N. Suresh at the event. Dr. N Rana Pratap Reddy, Principal, Shri Lepaksha, Trustee Secretary, Shri Venkatappa, Additional Trustee Secretary & Ms.Aisswarya DKS, Secretary- Schools, & Trustee, National Education Foundation, also spoke on the occasion.