Tag: White Revolution

Letter to the Prime Minsiter (Varghese Kurian- Bharata Ratna Award nomination)

Dear Shri. Narendra Modiji,

The Indian Dairy Association, Kerala Chapter has recommended the name of Dr.Verghese Kurien (Father of White Revolution) for the highest civilian Award in India, “Bharat Ratna”. The Director, Dairy Development, Thiruvananthapuram & Managing Director, Kerala Milk Marketing Federation, Thiruvananthapuram has also recommended and forwarded their detailed report regarding this. Dr.Varghese Kurien was the architect behind “Operation Flood” a world renowned Dairy Development Programme that has brought revolutionary changes in the Dairy Sector of the Country. This has catapulted India in the position of a global leader in Dairy Sector and brought comprehensive changes in the lives of millions of Dairy farmers. His relentless efforts has made a grant impact on lives of millions of co-operative dairy farmers, socially, politically and economically. (more…)