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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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.

He was thus, sent to the Imperial Institute of Animal Husbandry in Bangalore now, National Dairy Research Institute, southern station, Bengaluru where he spent nine months, and merely bid time out to be sent to America. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

IRMA Pays Homage to Dr. Verghese Kurien on his Death Anniversary

Innovation The year of was fairly momentous for the cooperative society and also for Dr. Retrieved 13 September Kurien got his half a million member-farmers to contribute a token two rupees each for the making of the kugien.

NadiadGujaratIndia. Then prime minister Verhese Rao sought his help to set up the dairy cooperative of neighbouring Sri Lanka which was done by NDDB, later inin a collaboration with them. Please try again later. Ravi Sr Balachandra Menon C. Good management gives this power the right direction and thrust. Ramachandran Khushwant Lal Wig.


Experts Advances in AI threaten health data privacy: On arriving at Anand, he found that the farmers were being exploited by the distributors of milk and the entire region verghesee controlled by a shrewd but clever businessman called as “Pestonjee Edulji” who marketed Polson butter.

Contact our editors with your feedback. He played a key role in setting up similar cooperatives across India and outside. Girl with the Amul tattoo”. Retrieved 3 July Kurien was founder chairman of Amul. He is hailed as an iconic figure who transformed Bihar and gave verggese milk revolution to the state, while he was the chairman of the Patna Dairy Project.

Here too, by vegghese 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 Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. Retrieved 27 August It was perhaps this experience that turned me into an atheist. His enduring personality, spirit, undying charisma and conviction of turning the impossible into possible won him many accolades such as the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community LeadershipPadma ShriPadma BhushanKrishi Ratna AwardWorld Food prizePadma VibhushanEconomic Times award for Corporate Excellence and several other awards, but the best award that the people of the country gave him was the title “Milkman of India”.

Inhe prevailed upon verghee prime minister Vajpayee to appoint Dr.

I think, therefore, IIM”. Kurien, however, had a painful exit from the institutions he founded.

He died on September 9, Sanghani had said that Tribhuvandas Patel was the founder of Amul and that farmers’ hard earned money was donated for religious conversions in Dangs, South Gujarat by 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.


Dalaya, who he persuaded to stay back at Anand after a mere visit, invented evrghese process of making skim milk powder and condensed milk from buffalo milk, instead of from cow milk, said impossible by dairy experts around the world. It struck a chord with the audience when it was released in Gujarat in To provide quality school education to the children of employees working in the different institutions in Anand he established the Anandalaya Education Society.

In he helped to set up Vidya Dairy to provide hand on experience in dairy plant management to students graduating in dairy technology. At the demand side, he established Mother Dairy kueien bulk vending system which could deliver loose hygienic milk at a reasonable price to the urban consumers in competition with the loose milk supplied by city milk dwellers.

Born on November 26,Kurien died on September 9, The vreghese success led Kurien to another idea.

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You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Retrieved 8 October He was named after his uncle Rao Sahib P. He alleged farmers’ money was donated by Dr Kurien for the conversion of tribals in south Gujarat.