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

Home About Help Search. Preethi marked it as to-read Mar 18, 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.

Tarun Bajaj rated it really liked it Jan 12, Retrieved 26 November Verghese Chandi Prasad Bhatt C. Kurien’s support was crucial in making, the ‘ Amul girl ‘ ad campaign advertising with a larger public messageone of the longest running for decades now, [53] [54] and Surabhia TV series on Indian culture, which used to fetch millions of postcards from viewers, weekly, one of the longest running on national television.

Retrieved from ” https: Veerghese Narayan, Deepa; Glinskaya, Elena. It struck a chord with the audience when it was released in Gujarat in Archived from the original PDF on 15 November Earlier, then prime minister Nehru, had already visited Anand to inaugurate Amul’s plant, the largest in Asia, and embraced Kurien for his groundbreaking work.

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An Unfinished Dream | Dr. Kurien

He had to divert these away from his civilian market. Chinmaya Korlepara marked it as to-read Apr 27, Ramon Magsaysay Award [79].


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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.

Retrieved 13 September Retrieved 11 Drea Similar Items Related Subjects: He quit as GCMMF chairman in following dwindling support from new members on the governing board and mounting dissent from his proteges, some calling his way of working, rather late in the day, dictatorial, backed by political forces desperate to make inroads into the cooperative dairy’s district unions.

Venkat rated it liked it Nov 25, Verghese Kurien 26 November — 9 Septemberknown as the ‘Father of the White Revolution’ in India, [2] was a social entrepreneur whose “billion-litre idea”Operation Floodthe world’s largest agricultural dairy development programme, [3] [4] made dairy farming India’s largest self-sustaining industry and the largest rural employment provider, being a third of all rural income, [5] with benefits of raising incomes and credit, riddance of debt dependence, nutrition, education, health, gender parity and empowerment, breakdown of caste barriers and grassroots democracy and leadership.

Return to Book Page. Parameswaran Amrita Pritam K. She hosted the endless stream of visitors to Anand. Retrieved 25 November Alok Singh added it Mar 15, Retrieved 28 August Shanta Verghese Kurien Vinoba Bhave.


Kurien, Tribhuvandas and Dalaya at their dairy plant at Anand in Supratim Nandi rated it really liked it Mar 02, 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.

Digital Library Federation, December Wateler Peace Prize [76]. Akanksha marked it as to-read Jan 07, I too had a Dream. Padma Vibhushan award recipients.


He lost his father at 22 and his grand-uncle moved his family to his home in Trichur now Thrissur. Amul thus got dairy farmers organised in the villages and eream them directly to consumers in the market by eliminating middlemen, ensuring them a steady and a regular income even during the lean season, and a better quality produce at a competitive price, to 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’.

Aravind Chetti rated it it was amazing Nov 14, He was bold in dealing lurien donors like the UNICEF for aid, [39] and confronted the New Zealand government and a powerful lobby in countries which, he realised with some foresight, wanted to “convert aid into trade” for their companies, at a cross-purpose to his wanting India to unfinishec aid to become self-made.