His Excellency Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, a per-eminent scientist, a gifted engineer, a true visionary and a humble humanitarian known for his love for children, who has always believed that the children are the architects of a modern, resurgent India, visited The Hyderabad Public School on 1” February, 2012, at 3.45 pm.
He was given a warm welcome by the Management, Staff and the Students. The front field echoed with the cheering and excitement of the primary school children who gave him a rousing welcome by waving school flags.
He was received by the Principal, Col. R.S. Khatri (Retired), Members of the Hyderabad Public Schools Society & the Board of Governors.
The programme started with the school song, an invocation dance by the students of the middle school and a brief history of the rich tradition and culture that gave the school its strong roots.
The Principal introduced His Excellency Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam as a person who should be emulated and gave glimpses of his illustrious life and achievements. He encouraged the students to take Dr. Kalam as their role model and to aim for the sky.
Dr. Kalam then interacted with the students and answered all the queries that were put to him. He in his speech entrusted the children with the responsibility of making lndia a self sufficient and powerful nation.
The programme concluded with the National Anthem.