I Too Had a Dream

    I Too Had a Dream  (English, Paperback, Verghese Kurien)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Roli Books
    • ISBN: 9788174364074, 8174364072
    • Edition: 1st Edition, 2007
    • Pages: 250
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    Dr. Verghese Kurien dedicated his entire lifetime to the development of India. Known as the ‘Father of the White Revolution’, Kurien tells the story of his life, how he planned and shaped the milk industry in the book, I Too Had a Dream.

    Summary of the book

    Dr. Verghese Kurien has made immense contribution to the formation and running of milk cooperatives across the country. As he is the architect of ‘Operation Flood’ which is the largest dairy programme in the world, Dr. Kurien has made India one of the largest milk producers in the world.

    In the book I Too Had a Dream, Dr. Kurien has penned down about his life, his contribution to the dairy industry of the country and much more about his multifaceted personality. 

    About Dr. Verghese Kurien

    Dr. Verghese Kurien is a science and engineering graduate from Madras University and Michigan State University, USA, respectively. He is known as the father of the white revolution and has made immense contributions to the dairy industry. He has penned down the book I Too Had a Dream which is a collection of his memoirs.

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      • LOTUS
    • Publication Year
      • 2007
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      • Born in Calicut, Kerala, Dr Verghese Kurien graduated in science and engineering from Madras University and Michigan State University, USA, respectively. He began his career in dairying at the government’s creamery in Anand, Gujarat, later joining the Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Limited (now Amul). As Chairman of the National Dairy Development Board, he implemented ‘Operation Flood’.\nHe has received countless awards, including the Ramon Magsaysay Award (1963), Wateler Peace Prize (1986), World Food Prize (1989), Padma Shri (1965), Padma Bhushan (1966) and Padma Vibhushan (1999).\nDr. Kurien is currently chairman of the Institute of Rural Management, Anand, chairman of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation and chairman of the National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India.
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    5

    Just wow!

    Buy it. It's really good.
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    5

    Brilliant

    Very Very nice book.
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    Abhishek Kumar

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    4

    Good choice

    This book is about the revolution in milk production in India brought about by Dr. Verghese Kurien, who devoted a lifetime to pursue his dream of empowering the poor farmers of India. It wasn't a dream of his as he started out his professional life but he was drawn into making it his life's work after watching a group of farmers in Gujarat forming a milk cooperative under the leadership of a local farmer Tribhuvandas Patel. Kurien was impressed by the integrity and commitment by Patel and his...
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    Delightful

    Very gud
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    5

    Pretty good

    First things first, recieved the delivery within just a few days of placing the order. So, zero complaints with Flipkart. Regarding the book, its a 'more-than-just-one-time-read' in a terribly afforable price. A life that transformed the lives of others, a vision that transformed a nation from a 'Milk Deficit Country' to the 'World's Largest Producer of Milk', an idea that generated a 'Billion Litre' milk giving birth to Amul-a brand that needs no introduction-this all-encompassing story rea...
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    5

    Worth every penny

    Must be read by everyone..... I learnt how to overcome or find a solution in a very tough environment from Varghese Kurian .... Thanks
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    Rajan S

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    5

    Wonderful

    All these inspiring stories should be taught to children in schools and colleges. What is the use of teaching school children outdated stuffs it wont even help them in life.. these kind of inspiring stories should be encouraged and be included in school state board text books.
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    ASHWIN MV

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    5

    Best in the market!

    A good book to read.
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    Abhijith Pillutla

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    13 Jan, 2017

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    4

    Nice product

    Halfway through the book, has been quite a surprising read till now. Will update with the full review shortly.
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    2 Jan, 2017

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    Brilliant

    Inspiring book. For Every Indian nationalist, it's a must read. Awesome!!!!
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