Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Research Foundation, Known As “Kalam Foundation”

Kalam Foundation is a Trust, registered under Indian Trust Act, 1882 inspired by of Former President, Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, dedicated to the integrated & sustainable development of India according Dr.Kalam’s dream through the intervention of science, engineering and technology. Kalam Foundation today has 15 state units and a few overseas units as well. Eminent scientists, academicians, policy makers, and social workers are the torch bearers of the vision of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.


  • To develop a unique platform which can facilitate idea and resource sharing between the different stakeholders of the society (e.g., institutions, students, corporates, individuals, government agencies, social organizations etc.) for ensuring coordinated effort to maximize the outcome.
  • To create a world where young people are encouraged to celebrate fun and excitement of science and technology, and inspiring them to meet the challenges of the global, technology-driven society through innovation, collaboration, and creative problem solving.
  • Realize potential for national and international leadership as a knowledge based agent of change in the fields of Science & Technology, energy, education, health, environment, and other natural resources and sustainable development.
  • Inspire and reach out to diverse stakeholders for realizing a shared vision of global sustainable development could be translated into action.


  • To provide expertise and assistance to rural communities in building their capacity to reduce poverty, tackle environmental challenges and to promote sustainable agriculture. 
  • To popularize science and the scientific temperament among the masses.
  • To aid in rural reconstruction and development.
  • To coordinate in the establishment and development of education in the areas of the Science Journalism, Science writing and Science communication.