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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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Amul’s cooperative dairying venture succeeded and word spread around. Sunny marked it as to-read Jun 01, Gill Hafiz Mohamad Ibrahim H. Digital Library Federation, December A vet, a milk technician and a fodder specialist, who could explain the value of cross-breeding of milch cattle, as was shown in the film, would tour other parts of the country in real life along with the film’s prints, to woo farmers to form cooperatives of their own.

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 ufninished, 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 vdrghese their ensuing produce.

InPakistan invited him to set up dairy cooperatives, where he went leading a World Bank mission. It was perhaps this experience that turned me into an atheist. Details Additional Physical Format: Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. At the same time, the new government’s policies were open to the skills and learnings of modern experts, research and high-technology and aid from worldwide. Retrieved 21 July Retrieved 26 October Home About Help Search.


Ending Poverty in South Asia: He stormed out of that meeting after giving them an earful, came back and ramped up Amul’s production and market of condensed milk, and after two years got the government to ban the import of condensed milk into the country.

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Ruby Bhandari marked it as to-read Nov 28, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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, as part of the war effort.

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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.

Posthumous conferral — — — — — — — An anti-climax starts building up towards the last fifteen minutes of the movie where, once external agents have come to a village, overcome vested interests, brought villagers together to set up a dairy cooperative and then withdrawn, only to have the village go back to its old ways, the defining moment of the film comes in the last couple of minutes, which captures the essence of Kurien’s work, and realisation takes hold among a skeptical gathering when an unwearied villager played by Naseeruddin Shah tells them, “Arre, kyun nahi chalegi!


Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Srinivasan George Sudarshan M. She would say that he worked hard but never brought work back home and was in bed by 9 pm, only to wake up in the dead of night to catch the earliest morning flight after some road travel.

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An unfinished dream

An unfinished dream Author: Later, he would say, “I was sent to 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.

She hosted the endless stream of visitors to Anand.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He played a key role in setting up similar cooperatives across India and outside.

Film-maker Shyam Benegal wanted to make Manthan “churning of the milk ocean”, in Hindu mythology a story based on Amul, but lacked funds. Kohli Ramanathan Krishnan C.