Award Name : Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Science and Engineering
Location : Bangalore, Karnataka, India
N. Valarmathi is an Indian scientist and project director of RISAT-1, India's first indigenously-developed Radar Imaging Satellite. She is the first person to receive Abdul Kalam Award, instituted by Government of Tamil Nadu in honour of the former president Abdul Kalam in 2015.