TN releases youth awards in memory of former late president APJ Abdul Kalam

Q.  Which state government has instituted a youth award in the name of former President Dr Kalam?
- Published on 27 Aug 15

a. Tamil Nadu
b. Kerala
c. Odisha
d. Meghalaya

ANSWER: Tamil Nadu
In a statement issued in Chennai, Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has said the annual “Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award” consisting 8 gram gold, Rs 5 Lakh cash and a citation would be given from this year onward on every Independence Day to a person from the state who works with exceptional merit in science, humanities and students welfare. She has also announced that Dr Kalam’s birthday on October 15th would be celebrated as the “Youth Revival Day”.

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