And it all changed, thanks to Verghese Kurien, the man who is known as ‘Father of the White Revolution’ in India. 1. Verghese Kurien was born into a well-to-do Syrian Christian family in Kozhikode, Kerala, on November 26, 1921. 2.
Who is referred to as the father of white revolution?
Padma Vibhushan Dr Verghese Kurien, ‘Father of White Revolution in India’, left for his heavenly abode on 9th September 2012 at the age of 90. Dr Kurien born at Kozhikode in Kerala on 26th November 1921, completed the Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1943 from Madras University.
What difficulties did the milk producers of Anand face?
The milk producers of Anand faced a very tough time. They had to travel a very long distance to deliver milk at the only Dairy in the village . very often during summers, the milk would turn on the way itself. During winters, they were often left with excess milk which they had to sell at very low prices.
How did Amul get its name?
The word “Amul” is derived from Sanskrit word ‘Amulya’ which means ‘priceless’ or precious’. In the subsequent years Amul made cheese and baby food on a large commercial scale again processing buffalo milk creating a history in the world.