APJ Abdul Kalam Foundation – Advancing Legacy

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Family members and close relatives
of Dr. Kalam under the banner of
‘House of Kalam’ launched the Dr.
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam International
Foundation on 11th October 2015.
The foundation was formed to
fulfil the dreams and progress the
ideas of Dr. Kalam. Dr. Naseema
Mariyakar, who is Kalam’s niece,
is the founder chairperson of the
foundation. The foundation aims to
help research and foster innovation
in the areas of Water Conservation,
Environment, Education, Farming,
Rural Development, Healthcare and
Sustainable Environment.
This foundation also collaborates
with the Central Government, State
Government, NGOs, corporates
and donors and organizes various
programmes such as promoting
science among school children,
making health facilities available
at villages, promoting sustainable
environment like planting more trees
and clean water availability. Apart
from this, on 27th July every year,
the foundation organizes Dr. Kalam
Memorial lecture by eminent people
of respected fields.

May June 2018 LSW

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