Sunday, September 9, 2012

The father of India’s ‘White Revolution’ passed away

The father of India’s ‘White Revolution’ Dr Verghese Kurien passed away.
Dr Kurien, who took India from being a milk-deficient country to the world’s largest milk producer, is recognized as the father of White Revolution and the man who started ’Operation Flood’, besides making the Amul dairy brand.This made him ‘Milkman of India’.

Major recognitions:
Padma Vibhushan
World Food Price
Ramon Magsaysay award for Community Leadership
Carnegie-Wateler World Peace Prize
International Person of the Year award from US.

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