Verghese Kurien, best known as the “Father of the White Revolution” This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life. Dr. Verghese Kurien was born on November 26, at Kozhikode (Calicut) in the district headquarter of Malabar, then the part of Presidency of Madras and. 2 About Verghese Kurien; 3 External links . Dr Kurien was an icon of India’s cooperative movement and the dairy industry. Wikipedia has an article about.

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Kurien got his half a million member-farmers to contribute a token two rupees each for the making of the movie.

Girl biobraphy the Amul tattoo”. Retrieved 3 July The cooperative umbrella was extended to the growing of trees and even to salt farming. Heck, we will run it.

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In the s he lobbied and fought hard to keep multinational companies from entering the dairy business even as the country opened up all its other markets to them following globalisation, after decades of protection. Dalaya, a friend of Kurien and a dairy expert, invented a method of making milk powder and condensed milk from verghede milk. Bipgraphy attended Loyola College and graduated in Physics in before joining the College of Engineering in Guindy from where he obtained his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering.


The project aimed to provide a direct link between fruit and vegetable growers in a number of states and consumers in Delhi.

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We welcome suggested improvements to any khrien our articles. Taking on the oil kings”. List of Ramon Magsaysay Award winners. Today, some 14 million farmers in more than 1 lakh villages, federated to nearly milk unions spread across 24 states are assured of a better future.

He lost his father at 22 and his grand-uncle moved his family to his home in Trichur now Thrissur.

Dr. Verghese Kurien Biography

He and his mentor Tribhuvandas were backed by quite a few political leaders and bureaucrats of the time who saw merit in their pioneering cooperative model, of farmers willing to associate together for their produce and willing to be led by professionals even whilst being owners of the cooperative. Ramanathan Raja Ramanna C. Please try again later.

November 26 Archived from the original on 14 July Inhe helped to found the Institute of Rural Management, Anand IRMA which was based on the philosophy that effective rural development is possible only through professional management. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Verghese Kurien.

Today, it is one of the best schools in the country. Padma Vibhushan award recipients.

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The New York Times. The neutrality of the style of writing in this article is questioned. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Amul Baby Growth Plan. Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met.

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. Archived from the original on 26 April World Food Prize Foundation m 47s.

Retrieved 10 September Even after Operation Flood-III came to a close more than 10 years back, rural milk producers continue to receive remunerative income for the milk they supply to the village dairy cooperative. 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.