Verghese Kurien, (born November 26, , Kozhikode, Kerala state, India— died September 9, , Nadiad, Gujarat state), Indian engineer. Dr. R. S. Sodhi, said that Dr. Kurien’s religion was that of each farmer of India. dr kurien verghese. amul. gcmmg. nbbd. milk corporation india. The daughter of iconic social entrepreneur Dr. Verghese Kurien, who is credited for bringing ‘White Revolution’ in the country, has reacted to.

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The Hindu Business Line. University of Madrasstate-controlled institution of higher learning located in Madras, India.

Kurein was the man responsible for turning India from a milk deficient country to the largest producer of milk in the world today.

He began to while away his time going off to Bombay city on weekends and on some pretext of work or else, volunteering to tinker with the primitive dairy equipment of Tribhuvandas Patelwho sought his help to process the milk of farmers he had brought together after a strike informing a cooperative society to purchase their milk, at Kaira now, Kheda nearby.

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Sodhi was speaking to media persons in Anand, the milk capital of India, on the ocassion of the National Milk Day celebrations. Kya un logon ki hai yeh! Amul’s cooperative dairying venture succeeded and word spread around. InPrime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri tasked Kurien to replicate the dairy’s Anand pattern nationwide for which, the National Dairy Development Board NDDB was founded under Kurien on his conditions, that it be independent of governmental control and that it vetghese set up at Anand, away from the capitals and closer to farmers.

It struck a chord with the audience when it was released in Gujarat in vrghese Under his inspiring leadership many important institutions were established namely the GCMMF Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd and NDDB National Dairy Development board which played a significant role in shaping the Dairy Cooperative movement across the country and led the replication of Anand model of cooperative dairy practiced all over the country.


Ending Poverty in South Asia: Here too, by choosing some dairying electives, rather perfunctorily, at Michigan State Universityhe returned with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering metallurgy with a minor in nuclear physicsinstead, in Verghese Kurien’s daughter on conversion charge.

Archived from the original on 26 April Amrita Patel his successor at NDDB, who he had groomed under him consciously to keep government bureaucrats away from the post, to protect NDDB’s independence from the government.

Kurien either headed or was on the boards of several public institutions and also received honorary doctorate degrees from universities in India and around the world. Verghese Kurien memorial oration on sustainable development”. Kurien is a man of vision and ended up as an institution builder. What code is in the image? Vergyese funded religious conversions by Christian missionaries by donating funds from Amul. Seshan Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel V.

Verghese Kurien

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, d from vegrhese he graduated inbut soon found himself wanting to get away from the hangers-on and yesmen of his uncle.

Amul faced serious competition from imported butter, especially from New Zealand. Padma Bhushan award recipients — From His Thoughts I trust, in a humble way – dairying is such as instrument of kurieb It was critically acclaimed and went on to win national awards the following year, was later shown on national television and was sent for Oscar.


The farmers faced a problem of fluctuating milk production as surplus milk would find no takers in the flush season, and turned to the cooperative for help, where an idea took root to try convert this surplus to milk powder. The task is daunting and the opposing is great, but I believe that it is also the greatest opportunity that has ever been presented to a society such as ours.

Looking at the struggle of these people to survive and mesmerized by the personality of their leader Tribhuvandas Patel who was trying to unite the farmers and form a cooperative movement against the exploitation, Dr. International Business World News. Internet URLs are the best. In his service of over fifty years he attained 15 honorary degrees vergehse different institutions of the world as he believed that learning should never stop.

You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. Kurien’s religion was that of each farmer of the country. In return, Jurien would engage them for their expertise on salaries arranged from the aid money.

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Verghese Kurien as National Milk Day. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Dr Verghese Kurien – A tribute.

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