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By A.P.J Abdul Kalam
It was once like several different day at the Anna college campus in Chennai. I had brought a lecture 'Vision to challenge' and the consultation received prolonged from one hour to 2. I had lunch with a bunch of study scholars and went again to classification. As i used to be returning to my rooms within the night the vice-chancellor, Prof. A. Kalanidhi, fell in line with me. anyone were frantically attempting to get in contact with me in the course of the day, he acknowledged. certainly, the telephone was once ringing while I entered the room. whilst I replied, a voice on the different finish acknowledged, 'The best minister desires to speak with you ...' a few months prior, I had left my publish as valuable clinical adviser to the govt of India, a Cabinet-level publish, to come to instructing. Now, as I spoke to the PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, my lifestyles was once set for an unforeseen swap. Turning issues takes up the wonderful Kalam tale from the place Wings of fireside left off. It brings jointly info from his occupation and presidency that aren't commonly known as he speaks out for the 1st time on definite issues of controversy. It deals perception not just into a unprecedented character but additionally a imaginative and prescient of the way a rustic with an exceptional history can develop into nice in accomplishment, abilities and skills via attempt, perseverance and self assurance. it's a carrying on with saga, specially, of a trip, person and collective, that might take India to 2020 and past as a built kingdom.
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I gave ten national addresses during my tenure. The subjects of these addresses were of immense importance. They included translating vision to mission. There were also subjects like what should we be remembered for; education for dignity of human life; an action plan for employment generation; energy independence; one billion people: one vision; national awakening; and what can I give to my nation. All these topics originated from the common idea of transforming India into a developed nation. This message had spread to citizens and professionals, leading to debates and action in their own domain.
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While addressing the parliamentarians in 2007 during a commemorative function to celebrate the 150th anniversary of our independence movement, I conveyed a message that brings out the responsibilities of MPs to their respective constituencies, to their state and to the nation. I said: ‘Our movement to true freedom and independence is still incomplete; our story is still unfolding … The time has now arrived for Parliament and legislative assemblies to emerge with a new vision and leadership to make our nation not only enlightened, united, harmonious, rich and prosperous, but above all, a safe nation, invulnerable forever to invasion and infiltration across its borders … The national leadership has to radiate confidence in our people and boldly emerge by formulating and implementing new national missions, targeting specific time-bound goals.
Turning points : a journey through challenges by A.P.J Abdul Kalam