Any country’s greatest wealth are her young minds. This is even more true for a country like India where over 65% of our population is under the age of 35. It is astonishing just how young India is! The most important input that the youth need is guidance. “Margdarshan” as it is called in Hindi, is essential to tap the bubbling energies of youth and turn them into a powerful source of development and success. And what better way to inspire the young minds than through easy to read books? And who better to write it than our beloved late President Sri Abdul Kalam ji?
So here is a list of few books written by Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam that we just cannot afford to miss:
1. India 2020
In this book Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and his close associate Y.S. Rajan examine India’s strengths and weaknesses to offer a vision of how India can be among the world’s first five economic powers in the year 2020.
2. Wings Of Fire
This is the story of Kalam’s rise from obscurity and his personal and professional struggles as well as the story of Agni, Prithvi, Akash, Trishul and Nag missiles that have raised the nation to the level of a missile power of international reckoning.
3. Ignited Minds
This book examines that even after being obviously capable of being the best, we so often settle for the worst.
4. Turning Points
Turning Points takes up the incredible Kalam story from where Wings of Fire left off. It brings together details from his career and presidency that are not generally known as he speaks out for the first time on certain points of controversy.
5. Target 3 billion
This book has the Innovative Solutions Towards Sustainable Development is an amazing read about how we can make this world a better place. This is a book by the visionaries APJ Abdul Kalam and Srijan Pal Singh, and it explains how India can eradicate poverty.
6. The Family And The Nation
The book attempts to express an ideal by which Indian society may prosper, and speaks of how spirituality can help create a noble nation and a better world. This book is written in association with Acharya Mahapragya.
7. My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions
This book unfolds the Nostalgic , Honest and deeply personal Life of Dr. Kalam. Unusual and beautiful lessons can be learnt from it.
8. The Scientific Indian
In this book the Scientific Indian speaks to every curious and adventurous mind, and especially to tomorrow s scientists and technologists, encouraging us to dream big, and urging us to work hard to make our dreams come true.