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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Matthaithe kugien director of IIM at Ahmedabad nearby, on setting up an institute, from scratch, ground-up ie. Kya un logon ki hai yeh! Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. Looking at the struggle of these people to survive and mesmerized by the personality of their leader Tribhuvandas Patel who was trying to vergyese the farmers and form a cooperative movement against the exploitation, Dr. Today over 10 million farmers across the country at dairies produce over 20 million litres of milk a day.

When he returned to India, he was required, as a condition of the scholarship, to work at the Government Research Creamery in Anand, Gujarat state, which he began doing in He returned to India after completion of his studies and on Vdrghese 13, he headed for Anand, a place in Kaira district of Gujarat where he was supposed to spend five years as an officer of the Dairy division in return for the scholarship paid by the government.

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Views Read Edit View history. Kurien was born into a wealthy Syrian Christian family. India needs to show an honest face, a kind face, a human face – and not an arrogant face as the powerful nations of today do.


When Polson sensed an undue advantage in this and started grabbing his kurieh share, Kurien was blunt to him and made sure the government froze Polson’s production lines, as part of the war effort. She has been a leading participant in several business forums both in India and abroad. Kurien is a man of vision and ended up as an institution builder.

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During his illustrious career, Dr. Verghese Kurien White Revolution Gujarat. Read more on National Dairy Development Board. Verghese Kurien left us exactly one month ago. Vijayaraghavan Gopinath Pillai J. November 26, Fondly known by various names like the Milkman of India and Father of the White Kuren, he not only changed the lives of millions of dairy farmers in the nation but boosted the dairy industry to such an extent as to make India the largest milk-producer in the world.

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His kurieen Puthenparakkal Kurien was a civil surgeon in British Cochin and his mother was a highly educated woman as well an exceptional piano player. He would network with relatives accomplished in their field and often got sound advice and assistance on his work, be it by his cousinRavi J. Wateler Peace Prize [76].

They told us that his wish was that he be cremated. 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.

If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login. Inhe prevailed upon then prime minister Vajpayee to appoint Dr. The New York Times. Archived from the original on 18 September Investing in Rural Producer Organizations”.


Kurien was not awarded Bharat Ratna, India salutes him for empowering the lives of millions of farmers and for bringing the Milk revolution in the country.

Raghavan Dukhan Ram T. To the good Samaritan who changed millions of lives. Kurien, who spent most of his life in Gujarat and gained kurjen 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”.

IRMArather than sponsor students at IIM as the cooperative’s recruits, [58] or the importance of branding and advertising his products from his wife’s brother-in-law. He verghee that the greatest assets of this country, are its people and he has dedicated his life to the task of harnessing the power of the people in a manner which promotes their larger interests.

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I am like a cat, throw me wherever you want to, I will still stand on my feet Eight hours for dairy, eight hours for family and eight hours for sleep. After a lifetime of struggle and conviction towards serving the nation Dr. In kjrien, Pakistan invited him to set up dairy cooperatives, where he went leading a World Bank mission. Ranga Ravi Narayana Reddy Y.