India loses ‘Bharat Ratna’ Abdul Kalam – Former President of India, a renowned scientist, an inspiration to all

New Delhi:

Former President of India, a renowned scientist, an inspiration to all, a terrific human being…RIP Dr. Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who won popular acclaim as India’s president in 2002-07, died here on Monday evening after collapsing during a lecture at the IIM-Shillong, officials said.

India loses 'Bharat Ratna' Abdul Kalam - Former President of India, a renowned scientist,  an inspiration to all
India loses ‘Bharat Ratna’ Abdul Kalam – Former President of India, a renowned scientist, an inspiration to all

Awards and honours

Year of award or honour Name of award or honour Awarding organisation
2014 Doctor of Science Edinburgh University,UK
2012 Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) Simon Fraser University
2011 IEEE Honorary Membership IEEE
2010 Doctor of Engineering University of Waterloo
2009 Honorary Doctorate Oakland University
2009 Hoover Medal ASME Foundation, USA
2009 International von Kármán Wings Award California Institute of Technology, USA
2008 Doctor of Engineering (Honoris Causa) Nanyang Technological University, Singapore[86]
2007 King Charles II Medal Royal Society, UK
2007 Honorary Doctorate of Science University of Wolverhampton, UK
2000 Ramanujan Award Alwars Research Centre, Chennai
1998 Veer Savarkar Award Government of India
1997 Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration Indian National Congress
1997 Bharat Ratna Government of India
1994 Distinguished Fellow Institute of Directors (India)
1990 Padma Vibhushan Government of India
1981 Padma Bhushan Government of India
 

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