Our People President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Birthday on October 15th will be observed as 'Youth Upsurge Day' proclaimed by Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha on 31st July 2015.
Chief Minister also announced on behalf of Dr. Abdul Kalam in Independence Day 'Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award' will be awarded for the person who involved in scientific development, who strives to serve student’s development and humanities.
This award will be started from this year and will be given every year for the Tamilnadu state person. The Award winner carries the 8 gram gold medal with 5 lakhs in cash.
Chief Minister also said Dr. Kalam is a multi faced leader who is a 'Missile man', 'Nuclear Hero', 'Great Scientist', 'a man followed the lines of Thirukkural' and 'Bharat Ratna APJ Abdul Kalam' is a first citizen of Tamilnadu.
His thought was always about the country’s development and he always dreamed India to become a Supreme Power country in 2020. He believed that this could come true only by the students and youth of the nation. He always insisted students to dream high. 'The dream is not what you see in sleep – is the thing which does not let you sleep'.
He always liked to be a teacher. He revealed the secret of success as 'Overcoming anxiety leads you in Victory'.