ISBN 9780143424123,Ignited Minds : Unleashing the Power within India

Ignited Minds : Unleashing the Power within India



Penguin India Publication

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780143424123

ISBN-10 0143424122


Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)
What is it that we as a nation are missing? Why, given all our skills, resources and talents, do we settle so often for the ordinary instead of striving to be the best? At the heart of ignited minds is an irresistible premise that people do have the power, through hard work, to realize their dream of a truly good life. Kalams vision document of aspiration and hope motivates us to unleash the dormant energy within India and guide the country to greatness. About the Author A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is one of Indias most distinguished scientists, responsible for the development of Indias 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 has been awarded honorary doctorates from thirty-eight universities and the countrys three highest civilian honors-the Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna (1997). A prolific and bestselling author, he now conducts lectures on societal development in many international institutes and is involved in research on different societal missions.