India is known in the world for producing milk in a very large amount. In fact, India is the largest milk producer in the world. The man behind it is Verghese Kurien. Let’s read about him through our some sets of 10 lines on Verghese Kurien below. These sets will also make you aware of the white revolution in India.
Ten Lines on Verghese Kurien
Set – 1
1) Verghese Kurien was the father of the white revolution in India.
2) He was born on 26 November 1921 in Kerala.
3) He pursued the post-graduate in Mechanical Engineering in the year 1948 from the United States of America.
4) After returning to India, he started working as Dairy Division in Anand, a place in Gujarat.
5) It was the period when there was a huge variation in the production of the milk.
6) He, with his friend, started milk powder of the excess buffalo milk and the idea worked.
7) Then-Prime Minister Late Lal Bahadur Shastri set up National Dairy Development Board at Anand on the direction of Verghese Kurien.
8) On 15 June 1953, he married Susan Molly Peter.
9) With his contributions, Amul became a competitive brand in the International market.
10) On 9 September 2012, this great man rested in peace forever.
Set – 2
1) Verghese Kurien is world-famous as the ‘Milkman of India’.
2) The dairy where he used to work later become Amul (Anand Milk Union Limited).
3) Amul was established by Dr. Kurien as KDCMPUL (Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producer's Union Limited).
4) Under his direction, the Operation Flood by NDDB increased the production of Milk of whole India.
5) Verghese Kurien had also shown his skill in writing.
6) Some of his books are I Too Had a Dream, An Unfinished Dream, and Sapna Jo Pura Hua, etc.
7) In his childhood, he wanted to become an engineer in the Indian military.
8) He was awarded in India as well as in other countries.
9) He was awarded all the three Padma Awards by the Government of India.
10) The birth anniversary of Dr. Kurien is celebrated as National Milk Day every year.
The establishment of Amul (Anand Milk Union Limited) was a good decision for India. It made India forward in the production of Milk. Undoubtedly, it was not possible without the contribution of Dr. Verghese Kurien. We the Indians salute him.