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Dr. Kalam’s Birthday Celebrations @ Global Academy of Technology, on 16th NOV 2018, GAT AUDITORIUM

Salaam to Kalam  – An event to remember the great ideals of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam


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 , Banglore. Padmabhushan Dr. B N Suresh, chief guest of the event shared his pleasant memories of the days he spent with Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Every story had an inherent quality of kalam from which the audience could learn a more about our former President. This, one of its kind event was organized on 16th Nov 2018  by the institute to remember the ideals of legendary personality – Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.  During the last one month, all the students and faculty were busy at this engineering college campus exploring their creative side through artwork and elocution competitions. The events began on the day of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary, 15th October 2018, with significant participation from the student community exploring various aspects of his life. Through these competitions, students went through the life of Kalam and learned about many of his unique traits which makes him a legend. The winners were awarded by Dr. B. N. Suresh at the event. Dr. N Rana Pratap Reddy, Principal, Ms. Aisswarya DKS, Secretary- Schools, & Trustee- National Education Foundation (NEF), Shri Venkatappa, Additional Secretary, NEF and Shri Lepaksha, Secretary, NEF also expressed their wonderful thoughts about taking the society forward through education of youth in line with ideas of great personalities such as Kalam during the occasion.

Dr.Kalam’s Birthday Celebrations at Global Academy of Technology


Birthday celebrations of Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former president, Government of India was held on November 16, 2018 at Global Academy of Technology (GAT), Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bengaluru.  Padmabhushan Dr. B N Suresh, Chancellor, IIST & President, INAE was the chief-guest on the occasion. The life and thoughts of Dr. APJ were depicted though elocution and art work by students of GAT on the occasion. Dr. B N Suresh close associate of Dr.APJ 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. On the occasion Sri Lepaksha, Sri. Venkatappa, Ms .Aisshwarya DKS and Dr. N Rana Pratap Reddy were present. The event was organized by Department of Civil Engineering, GAT.