Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam: Missile Man (E)
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India, is known as the ‘Missile Man of India’ for his contribution to developing India’s missile projects, Prithvi and Agni missiles. He also played a significant role in developing the first indigenous satellite launch vehicle. Kalam served as the Chief Scientific Adviser to the Prime Minister and Secretary of the Defence Research and Development Organisation from July 1992 to December 1999.