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Realizing Vision 2020

Realizing Vision 2020

(Penguin Petit)

APJ Abdul Kalam
,
YS Rajan
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The progress of a nation that has over a billion people depends on how its people think. But for change to happen, action upon those thoughts is necessary. And somehow, over the years, India has developed the habit of giving less priority to actual action.
Fortunately, a large part of our population is young and raring to go. They are prepared to explore new avenues of work and employment and not wait for a secure job in government. Moreover, there is substantial political devolution of power to the states. But how does one initiate that action?

In Realizing Vision 2020, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Y.S. Rajan lay down a clear-cut agenda for the way forward towards a developed India.

Imprint: Penguin

Published: Nov/2018

Length : 36 Pages

MRP : ₹15.00

Realizing Vision 2020

(Penguin Petit)

APJ Abdul Kalam
,
YS Rajan

The progress of a nation that has over a billion people depends on how its people think. But for change to happen, action upon those thoughts is necessary. And somehow, over the years, India has developed the habit of giving less priority to actual action.
Fortunately, a large part of our population is young and raring to go. They are prepared to explore new avenues of work and employment and not wait for a secure job in government. Moreover, there is substantial political devolution of power to the states. But how does one initiate that action?

In Realizing Vision 2020, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Y.S. Rajan lay down a clear-cut agenda for the way forward towards a developed India.

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APJ Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was one of India's most distinguished scientists,
responsible for the development of the country's first satellite launch vehicle
and the operationalization of strategic missiles. He also pioneered India
Vision 2020, a road map for transforming India. The President of India
between 2002 and 2007, Dr Kalam was awarded honorary doctorates from
thirty-eight universities and the country's three highest civilian honours-
the Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna
(1997). A prolific and bestselling author, he conducted lectures on societal
development in many international institutes and was involved in research
on different societal missions. Dr Kalam passed away in July 2015.

YS Rajan

Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan is a well-recognized authority and a thought leader on technology development, business management and society linkages. He held various positions of responsibility related to science and technology between 1988 and 2002 and has shaped key policies and implemented several successful R&D projects with industry participation. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2012. Srijan Pal Singh is an engineer and management graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was with the Indian Institute of Space Sciences and Technology (IIST) where he directly worked with Kalam as a scientific advisor.

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