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by Arun K. Tiwari is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and is currently Director of CARE Foundation, Hyderabad. He took up creative scientific writing in 1987 and since then has written several books including the best sellers Wings of Fire, Guilding Souls and You are Born to Bloss... View More Arun K. Tiwari is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and is currently Director of CARE Foundation, Hyderabad. He took up creative scientific writing in 1987 and since then has written several books including the best sellers Wings of Fire, Guilding Souls and You are Born to Blossom with former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam usually referred to as Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, is an Indian scientist and administrator who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, studied physics at the St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirappalli, and aerospace engineering at the Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Chennai. Kalam advocated plans to develop India into a developed nation by 2020 in his book India 2020.The book examines in depth the weakness and the strength of India, as a nation, and offers a vision of how India can emerge to be among the world's first four economic powers by 2020. The Book is dedicated to a young girl whom Kalam met and asked as "what is your dream" for which the young girl replied "I want to live in a developed India. Wings of Fire is an autobiography of A P J Abdul Kalam. Kalam examines his early life, effort, hardship, fortitude, luck and chance that eventually led him to lead Indian space research, nuclear and missile programs. Ignited minds was first published in 2002, and the full title of the book is Ignited Minds - Unleashing the Power Within India. Ignited Minds is a logical step forward from Dr. Kalam's earlier book, India 2020 - A Vision for the New Millennium (ISBN 0-670-04928-X).This book consists of many inspirational messages by A P J Abdul Kalam.Dr. Kalam has dedicated Ignited Minds to a intermediate school child, named Snehal Thakkar, whom he met at a school, and while talking to the students, a question had come up: "Who is our enemy?". Kalam recalled that many answers came up, but the answer on which all agreed came from her (Snehal Thakkar): "Our enemy is poverty".