Nashihk: The Dr APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation (AKIF) Opened ‘Centre of Igniting Minds’ an academic center at the Manav Dhan Education Socienty Dhanlaxmi School on Thursday. This is the foundation’s first centre in Maharashtra through which they will promote a series of academic activities in the city.
APJMJ Sheik Saleem , Managing trustee of the foundaiton and grand nephew of Dr Kalam was in the city to launch the centre. He said that the foundation will support academic activities in the Nashik region thorugh this centre.
Our mission is to provide education, skills, knowledge development and promote research aptitude in villages and all the underdeveloped sectors of the nation. We have planned campaigns and activities in order to relize the mission 2020 concept of Dr Kalam.
The main motive behind starting the Nashik centre is to plant the seeds of scientific
tempter in young minds.
The aim of the centre is create Dr APJ Abdul Kalam for the future. We believe that Dr Kalam was not a personality but phenomenon. We motivate students by saying that they
can become the Kalam of any field. The centre will run variety of activities, right from academics and arts to sports.