I Too Had a Dream has ratings and reviews. Komal said: Life’s Battles do not always go to the faster or stronger man, in the end the man who w. 45 quotes from I Too Had a Dream: ‘a person who does not have respect for time, and does not have a sense of timing, can achieve little.’. The book begins with the background of Dr Kurien. It also briefly tells how a sleepy and dusty little down transformed itself into the Milk Capital.

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Kurien involved himself with the cause of the Kaira milk cooperative.

I Too Had a Dream by Verghese Kurien

The government need not run dairies but the government must ensure that the private sector puts out good quality milk at reasonable prices. I disagree on cramping private investment as a lot of business models are better suited for private sector level deeam.

Another great feature of the work of Kurien and his team was that all this revolution was accomplished peacefully and non-violently. Mar 19, Anil Tulsiram rated it it was amazing Shelves: I take the pleasure of writing review of this book.

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It was a small plant, but I knew that if we put together all the powder and gave it to the army, sacrificing the entire civilian market, then we could fulfil this commitment in six months. Nov 14, Shashank Goyal rated it really liked it. Upload menu files with. Before reading this I had a different impressio and perception about Dr.

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You can get an idea of Amul’s succes from the following data available on Amul’s website. An epic narration of how erudite but alienated Malyali christian from far-fetched lands in entire untoward serendipity lands upon government’s shoddy dairy in remote rural Hindu heartland of Kaira district in Gujarat and transforms it to world’s vreghese co-operative milk procurement,marketing and distribution network, we now proudly call AMUL.


His first wife is the dairy. Among the many things the jyotishi told me, a particular detail u firmly stuck in my mind: The success of Amul is a case study in itself and this book tells us the efforts toi in by Dr.

This book is about the revolution in milk production in India brought about by Dr. In toto, all those out ha tired of their mundane lives and miss purpose in it, it’ll be a refreshing read and an awesome inspiration.

Rajgopalachari existed and supported the villagers and ensured that this scheme meant for their upliftment won’t go down the drains.

Its all about being passionate about your dream and actually wo This book was on my to-read list for a really long time.

Initially, the author tells us that he didn’t want to head farmers but the destiny and events made him to choose this job. The kind of motivation, confidence and learning this book has drream, I remember only one book that can kurieb added in the same league- A. Return s Book Page. Kurien was fortunate to have that kind of support from different quarters, from Tribhuvandas to Maniben, from Jawaharlal Nehru to Indira and Rajiv Gandhi.

Verghese worked in the scarcity of economical, logistics and technical support, from scratch, to boost milk production at Kaira and set up the milk cooperatives. No flowery language or attempt to please anyone.

The co-operative structure is a hit worldwide in agri sector due to the spread out structure of the producers farmers and the government should let the farmers run them instead of using them as simply power bases with huge interference via bureaucrats and compliance norms.

I Too Had a Dream | Dr. Kurien

Through all this, Dr. The book also painted a somewhat rosy picture of our political and bureaucratic structure and makes you believe that people like TT Krishnamachari, C. And the business gradually wound up for good. The success story of milk powder industry in India. Kurien to make not only Amul but also other institutions where he contributed specially the National Dairy Board.


Jan 05, Venkata Prasanth rated it really liked it. The person who media and bureaucracy had termed as adamant, obstinate and eccentric was infact a true patriot who worked sincerely and diligently for country with a mission to make it self-sufficient in milk production. A picture also emerges of the complex and exciting world around him — strong and principled leaders like Tribhuvandas Patel, politicians, the bureaucracy, the hard-working farmers whose lot he is determined to better, the salt of the earth The tricky part has always been: The chapter on how Dr Kurien makes the Food Aid program help indigenous growth rather than make India a trial market is especially interesting.

Though Dairy engineering did not figure anywhere in Kurien’s scheme of things, it’s quite astounding to see how dedication in whatever you do could definitely result in miracles. Email required Address never made public.

It is also interesting to note that the Anand veerghese could succeed in India because the political elite ultimately was acting in the interests of its people and not in the interests of the Australian and New Zealand dairy industries. And I am glad I finally picked it up. Verghere Kurien was surely a man of his principles and therefore he never got scared by a I was sure that Verghese Kurien would have discussed how he sacrificed friendships, slumber, movies and worked single-handed-ly to make Amul a success story.