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Kalam held various positions in the Indian Space Research Organisation and the Defence Research and Development Organisation and became principal scientific adviser to the Government of India, holding the rank of a cabinet minister.
The President of India between 2002 and 2007, Kalam has been awarded honorary doctorates from thirty-eight universities and the country's three highest civilian honours—Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna (1997).
Kalam has authored fifteen books on a variety of topics that have been translated into many languages across the world. His most significant works are Wings of Fire, India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium and Ignited Minds. He now conducts lectures on societal development in many international institutes and is involved in research on different societal missions.
Srijan Pal Singh studied at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, where he won a gold medal for the best all-rounder student and was the student council head. He worked in a Naxalism-affected region in Orissa on a project to establish a transparent public distribution system using IT interventions.
Srijan has actively travelled across rural India and participated in various international initiatives to study and evolve sustainable development systems. Many of his artides on sustainability and development have been published in reputed journals. Srijan is currently working with Dr Kalam to promote PURA as a sustainable development system.