Wings Of Fire: An Inspiration for the Techno-savvy generationOur very avow Mr. President, Dr. Abdul Kalam, an apt persona for the position he held cemented a place for India in technologically further scientifically bend global arena. Inherent as Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, in a minute town about Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, Dr. Kalam, not nevertheless led India as its 11th President but also demonstrated dynamism and innovative spirit as the chief of the country’s defence research and development programme. His words penned down are a host of information and inspiration for the production next.Dr. Kalam’s vision for India as a developed nation by 2020 was his hearth when he took over as President in 2002 and has been transferred into his autobiography ‘Wings Of Fire’ for inspiring the juvenescence of today. With an unparalleled career as a defence scientist and a Bharat Ratna awardee, Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam’s book is a story about a little boy – lad concerning a boat owner in Rameswaram and his dreams, his rise from obscurity straight personal and professional struggles, the story of development of missile power Agni, Prithvi, Akash, Trishul and Nag which has today given India an international standing.
Wings of Fire by A P J Abdul Kalam showcases to the gen-next India’s struggle for technological self-sufficiency and defensive autonomy prevalent level today posterior so many years of becoming independent nation. This is a not just a science fiction but is a more realistic view of domestic and international politics as it is to scientific developments. Dr.Kalam an Aeronautical Engineer from the 1958 group of Madras Institute of Technology, with grandiosity expertise and live of having worked under Space Research et cetera arrow technology pioneers like Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and Wernher Von Braun has been successful in placing India as a portion of the Space club and the nuclear map of the world. A plethora insight interested the life of the ‘Missile Man of India’, his contribution to scientific and technological development and experiences as he traverses through various portfolios from the project Director for SLV-III, to Chief Executive of IGMDP to Principal Adviser to the Govt of India and the Voorzitter of India are all found in this book. Available at most from the online books stores as an inspirational autobiography, this book has been translated into many languages and can be bought from online shopping portals too.‘Wings of Fire’ penned ailing by Dr. Kalam, recipient of Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and the Bharat Ratna (1997), is a component of his literary pursuit. In his book, dotted with snippets of poetry and hymns that Dr. Kalam has collected throughout his lifetime, he has expressed the importance of project management further team dynamics in the technological development of a nation.