A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's Morning Ceremony

HMR School Conducted A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Morning Ceremony in Assembly time.

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was born in India on October 15, 1931. A lifelong scientist, Kalam's prominent role in India's 1998 nuclear weapons tests established him as a national hero. Among his many accolades, including honorary doctorates from 40 universities, he was granted the Padma Bhushan (1981), the Padma Vibhushan (1990), and the Bharat Ratna (1997) — India's highest civilian awards — for his contributions in modernizing government defense technology. Known as the People's President, Kalam was so popular that MTV nominated him for a Youth Icon of the Year award in 2003 and 2006. 

Kalam was the proud recipient of Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Bharat Ratna awards from the Government of India. He received the same in the years 1981, 1990 and 1997, respectively.


·   The Alwars Research Centre, Chennai bestowed Kalam with the Ramanujan Award in the year 2000. 

 ·    Kalam was honored with the King Charles II Medal by the Royal Society, U.K in 2007. 

 ·  The California Institute of Technology, U.S.A presented Kalam with the International von Karman Wings Award in the year 2009. The same year, he won the Hoover Medal by ASME Foundation, USA.  

·     The IEEE honored Kalam with IEEE Honorary Membership in 2011. 

 ·     Kalam was the proud recipient of honorary doctorates from 40 universities.  

·     In addition to this, Kalam's 79th birthday was recognised as World Students' Day by United Nations. 

·      He was nominated for the MTV Youth Icon of the Year award in 2003 and in 2006.