Which state government in India has instituted youth award in name of Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?
The state government of Tamil Nadu instituted a youth award in the name of former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and also declared that his birthday October 15 would be celebrated as Youth Awakening Day. On every Independence Day from 2015 onwards, the annual “Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Award” would be given to a person from the state who works with exceptional merit in students welfare, humanities and science. The award carries Rs. 5 lakh, certificate of appreciation and a gold medal weighing 8 grams.