Former President and renowned nuclear scientist Dr APJ Abdul Kalam to teach at IIM, Shillong as a visiting faculty. Dr Kalam will teach Societal Transformation with Technology and its Application for two months – July and August, a report by The Shillong Times.
The announcement was made at the third Annual International Sustainability Conference (SUSCON) of IIM Shillong on March 6, stirring much excitement and thrill among the present batch of 110 students of the prestigious institute.
The ‘Missile Man of India’ presented his thoughts and ideas while addressing the conference, on what he believes to be sustainable development integrating every strata of the society while focusing on PURA (Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas), a sustainable development system to empower three billion lives.
Later during the day, the former President also paid a visit to St. Anthony’s College, where he interacted with students and teachers from 37 schools and colleges of Shillong.