Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi released a stamp on the former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, to celebrate his 84th birth anniversary at DRDO Bhawan, in New Delhi on 15th October, 2015. Union Ministers, Shri Manohar Parrikar, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and Dr. Harsh Vardhan were also present on the occasion.
A.P.J.Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He is Widely referred to as the "People's President,"As he is a Scientist, and was intimately involved in India's civilian space program and military missile development efforts. He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology.