GITAM University, Hyderabad campus here on Thursday mourned the loss of a great scientist and former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and paid rich tributes to the departed soul. As a mark of respect to Abdul Kalam, a two-minute silence was observed.
“We have lost a great man, who dedicated his whole life for the welfare of the motherland and its people”, Prof. N. Siva Prasad, Director, GITAM School of Technology has stated. He recalled the services of Abdul Kalam to the nation, particularly in the field of missile technology. He also recalled his refusal to hold a post of minister in then Atal Vajpayee cabinet to complete his core job.
GST vice-principal Prof. M Akka Lakshmi, HoD of various Engineering departments, faculty, physical director and students also participated in the condolence meeting. (NSS)