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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After three months when Mrs Kurien died in Mumbai, she was also cremated,” he said. Later research by Dr. Help us improve this article! Srinivasan George Sudarshan M. Other dairy cooperatives were formed on a similar model, and in Kurien became the first chairman of the new National Dairy Development Board.

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 first arrived in Anand, as besides being unable to speak the language of the place, he was “a bachelor, a non-vegetarian and a Christian”.

As what the donors would eventually come to want, would have harmed his fledgling dairies, [4] instead, he used the proceeds from the sale of that ” mountains and lakes ” of dumped aid in the Indian markets as his “billion-litre idea” to stem the movement of high-yield cattle of native breeds to urban areas, which subsequently, would face needless slaughter, reverse this flow by setting up milksheds and dairies all over the nation and stabilise the markets of big cities for their ensuing produce.

After three months when Mrs Kurien died in Mumbai, she was also cremated,” Sodhi had said. He had the foresight to shrewdly use the clout resulting from its recognition, by employing his networking skills and resources at his command effectively, in negotiating international help and support from the governments of at least nine prime ministers of the country over more than five decades, all on terms set by him, making everyone who mattered come to Anand in Bombay’s hinterland, where he stayed put, to see his showpiece venture, rather than meet them in the capital cities.


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The daughter of iconic social entrepreneur Dr Verghese Kurien has reacted to the allegation made by Gujarat Minister Dileep Sanghani that her father diverted dairy cooperative Amul’s profit to fund religious conversions in Gujarat. Raghavan Dukhan Ram T. Amul chief, Dr RS Sodhi, also rubbished the allegation, saying Dr Kurien’s religion was that of every farmer in the country.

Sanghani had said Tribhuvandas Patel was the founder of Amul but farmers’ money was donated for tribals’ religious conversions in south Gujarat by Dr Kurien. He had to divert these away from his civilian market. All of us together. Banerji Mirza Hameedullah Beg P.

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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.

November 26, Pavate Datto Vaman Potdar B. In the late 60s Dr. Kurien shows Shastri how his dairy works, in The New York Times. He worked towards bringing a White Revolution in India and executed the much needed programme of “Operation Flood”. In the process, it improved the lives of the rural dairy farmers. Kurien was founder chairman of Amul. Through an investment of Rs. Operation Flood that he launched in has helped dairy farmers to establish control on the resources they create, increasing their income.

Ignore such remarks: Verghese Kurien’s daughter on conversion charge

Girl with the Amul tattoo”. Follow us facebook twitter instagram youtube. Mechanical engineeringthe branch of engineering concerned with the design, manufacture, installation, and operation of engines and machines and with manufacturing processes. University of Madrasstate-controlled institution of higher learning located in Lurien, India. Archived from the original on 18 September Kurein was the man responsible for turning India from a milk deficient country to the largest producer of milk in the world today.


When Polson sensed an undue advantage in this and started grabbing his market share, Kurien was blunt to him and made sure the government froze Polson’s production lines, kyrien part of the war effort.

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. Later, he would say, “I was sent to What code is in the image?

The man who turned India into largest milk producer”.

Verghese Kurien — the man who came to Anand almost 60 years ago after completing his graduation in the US, had decided to leave soon in search of better opportunities. Retrieved 25 November Kurien’s batchmate from America and dairy engineer H. On arriving at Anand, he found that the farmers were being exploited by the distributors of milk and the entire region was controlled by a shrewd but clever businessman called as “Pestonjee Edulji” who marketed Polson butter.

It is not worth commenting, she said, adding that anybody can say anything. It was perhaps this experience that turned me into an atheist. Company Corporate Trends Deals.

Shastri also took Kurien’s help to set right the government’s mismanaged Delhi Milk Scheme, where he moved in swiftly to break a contractor’s cartel and set prices right in the face of the pampered though politically-networked section of consumers of the capital city, before they could lobby against the move. Kurien drew up a project called Operation Flood. Sodhi recalled a call he received in the wee hours when Dr Kurien passed away at kurieb hospital in Nadiad.

The State of the Art Cornell Universitypp. In he helped to set up Vidya Dairy to provide hand on experience in dairy plant management to students graduating in dairy technology.