The ‘missile man’ of India had won millions of hearts and left everyone shocked with his departure on July 27 last year.
July 28, 2016
“In his passing away, Uttar Pradesh has lost a sincere well-wisher.” ~ Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minster Uttar Pradesh
Akhilesh Yadav shared a very close bond with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in the past. From guiding multiple development projects in the state to encouraging the youth, the Great Teacher was an inspiration for many. Last Year on April 10, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam wrote a letter to CM Akhilesh Yadav about his interest in the development of the state.
Akhilesh invited his suggestions and replied,
“You are most welcome to give your presentation for the development of the state. Please apprise about your programme for the same.”
On 13th of May, 2015, they met and discussed nine pathways for making the state an economically developed state. Those nine pathways of the development of the state included – quality drinking water mission, preparing next generation of village leaders, UP energy mission using biomass or solar, skill development mission for youth, district development plan, sustainable development – waste to wealth, social entrepreneurship mission, safety and security of people and mobile inclusive governance.
CM Akhilesh acted well upon his suggestions for the development of the state. On July 07, 2015 Akhilesh and Dr Kalam together inaugurated a 250 KW Solar Power plant in Kannauj. Kalam expressed his happiness to see the Solar Power Plant and Akhilesh expressed hope that the quality of life of people would drastically change and discussed about bringing down the emission of carbon dioxide emission levels. Every household were also given LED bulbs of 5 and 7 watts each.
Uttar Pradesh Technical University renamed to APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University
In fond remembrance of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Azad, Uttar Pradesh government announced the decision of renaming the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University after his sad demise. CM Akhilesh made this announcement and also said that the University’s new block will have a grand memorial set up for Dr. Kalam. This move was to pay a tribute to him for his teachings, leadership, humanity, and profound contribution to science. The Vice Chancellor also announced to open a postgraduate and research institute in the university to take research work forward.
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial – International Youth Conclave
International Youth Conclave-Creating Liveable Planet Earth was organized yesterday at Renaissance Hotel Lucknow to take forward the legacy of the last lecture of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. The conclave is a horizontal ground for young ideas, young criticism, youth action, and leading into a charter for global government to create a liveable planet earth. Honourable CM Akhilesh Yadav was present on the function as a Chief Guest. He shared memories of Dr Kalam and released a book “What Can I Give” dedicated to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam written by Dr Kalam’s student Srijan Pal Singh. CM also had dinner with the students and delegates present at the function.
Uttar Hamara pays a glorious tribute to People’s President, Missile Man, Space Scientist, and Great Teacher Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Azad and salutes Akhilesh Yadav for promoting the mission of the great visionary.