Known as the Missile Man of India, Kalam was working with DRDO & ISRO to develop India's civilian space and military missile programmes.He served as the 11th President of India between 2002 and 2007
E Sreedharan is often called the Metro Man. The brain behind the success of major projects like the Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro, he cut his teeth by working on Kolkata Metro, Cochin Shipyard and was later responsible for introducing metro transit systems to other cities like Lucknow, Jaipur and Kochi.
Heading 2Co-founder of Indian tech company Infosys, Nandan Nilekani even served as the chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, which developed the Aadhar identification system
NR Narayana Murthy is one of the co-founders of Infosys, the second biggest Indian tech company after Tata Consultancy Services and the fourth Indian company to cross USD 100 billion in market capitalisation.Murty has been hailed as one of the key individuals for transforming the Indian IT sector by championing outsourcing.
Anil Kakodkar | A nuclear physicist and mechanical engineer, Anil Kakodkar played a key role in the design and construction of the Dhruva reactor, the largest Indian nuclear research reactor that was designed and built indigenously
Satish Dhawan | Widely regarded as the father of experimental fluid dynamics research in India, Satish Dhawan was an instrumental figure in the early success of the ISRO in developing and launching the Satellite Launch Vehicle programme
G Madhavan Nair was a major factor in advancing India’s understanding and capabilities for rocket systems and multi-stage satellite launch vehicles
Verghese Kurien | Father of the White Revolution, Verghese Kurien was the man who transformed the dairy industry in India. He was the brain behind Operation Flood, which made India the world’s largest milk producer
Satyanarayan Gangaram Pitroda | Sam Pitroda, as he is more commonly known, is an Indian inventor, telecommunication engineer and entrepreneur who helped usher in the telecom and IT revolution in India