Collection of speeches in chronological order of the chairman of the National Dairy Development Board of India. An unfinished dream by Verghese Kurien. (). Dr Verghese Kurien, Father Of The White Revolution And Man Behind Amul. Dr. Verghese An Unfinished Dream. Home · An Sitemap. About Dr. Kurien.

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An Unfinished Dream

Priya marked it as to-read Dec 28, A keen military cadet and a boxer at college, when he wanted to join the army as an engineer, his mother persuaded him to join the Tata Steel Technical Institute, Jamshedpur on a recommendation to the management by his uncle, who was a director with the Tatas, and from where he graduated inbut soon found himself wanting to get away from the hangers-on and yesmen of his uncle.

You already recently rated this item. Rather than focusing directly on removing caste and class conflicts which get entrenched as vested interests, instead, he worked singularly on the belief that economic self-interest of all sections of the village-society would make them align together to grow their cooperative. Retrieved 21 July However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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Amul thus got dairy farmers organised in the villages and linked them directly to consumers in the market by eliminating middlemen, ensuring them a steady and a regular income even unrinished the lean season, and a better quality produce at a competitive price, knfinished the consumer in the large market of the reachable Bombay city, on a steady supply over well-paved village “milk roads” and a ‘cold-chain’. Inhe prevailed upon then prime minister Vajpayee to appoint Dr.


Inall the dairy majors of the country, along with the Indian Dairy Association, resolved to observe Kurien’s birthday, November 26, as National Milk Day.

InKurien was sent by the government of India to its run-down, experimental creamery at Anandin Bombay province later Bombay state and now part of Gujarat state sinceand began to work rather half-heartedly, to serve out his bond-period against the scholarship given by them for his master’s degree.

The Times of India. Retrieved 27 August Aman Jain marked it as to-read Mar 11, Retrieved 25 November Kurien, who spent most of his life in Gujarat and gained the affection and the respect of its people, was unable to get any landlord to rent him a room when he draem arrived in Anand, as besides being unable to speak the language of the place, he was “a bachelor, a non-vegetarian and a Christian”.

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In Narayan, Deepa; Glinskaya, Elena. Patel Venkatraman Ramakrishnan K. The nation had just gained political freedom from a colonial power who the leaders had seen extorting land tax unjustly from farmers in the face of crop failure.

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bby Your request to send this item has been completed. Sarbjit Singh marked it as to-read Dec 20, Verghese Kurien memorial oration on sustainable development”. This was the reason Amul would compete successfully and well against Nestle, the leading competitor, which used cow milk to make them, and later against Glaxo for baby food. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.


Tarun Bajaj rated it really liked it Jan 12, Books by Verghese Kurien. So he left and applied for a government of India scholarship, and was chosen to study dairy engineering, an irrelevant discipline, much to his surprise and reluctance, but this time his uncle by now, the finance minister refused to bail him out.

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