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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They employed twenty people to run two small roller-dryers when in any other country twenty such roller-dryers were run by one man. May 03, Divya Sornaraja rated it really liked it. Upload Menus Upload menu files with. Another great feature of the work of Kurien and his team was that all this revolution was accomplished peacefully and non-violently.

The presentation was well appreciated and he convinced the gathering that the food aid would be handled differently and would not satisfy the political needs.

Ignoring me, he continued to read out some details about my family and childhood which turned out to be absolutely accurate. The government need not run dairies but the government must ensure that the private sector puts out good quality milk at reasonable prices.

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I Too Had a Dream

His ideas go through waves of cream and vervhese by officials and ends up being a superb idea yet to be implemented. The book also painted a somewhat rosy picture of our political and bureaucratic structure and makes you believe that people like TT Krishnamachari, C. Refresh and try again. I was able to relate to Kurien almost all along when he spoke of his dreary days filled with bitter social experiences.

Reading the moments of Tribhuvandas Patel’s death in the end made me weep. In doing so he received generous help from many ministers like Krishnamachari TTMr.


I found this entire exercise quite ridiculous.

I TOO HAD A DREAM – VERGHESE KURIEN Reviews, Summary, Story, Price, Online, Fiction, Nonfiction

If you are always honest to yourself, it does not take much effort in always being honest with others. Kurien earned the trust and confidence of prime minister, cabinet ministers of successive Indian governments, which helped him in bringing multiple reforms like Operation Flood.

I owe all this to one man — Dr Verghese Kurien. Upload menu files with. I would recommend to all those who are interested to find the details of White Revolution or Operation Flood. Thousands of users are looking for advice right now. 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.

We showed them how it could be done. Kurien has offered his resignation where anybody has pointed a finger at the working or the motive of the OF; only to be rejected by the prime minister.

It means that in all that we do, we must be aware of its effect for he greater good. Similarly he speaks of hsi take on money, bureaucracy and the succession struggle which took place post his retirement from NDDB. See 1 question about I Too Had a Dream….

He explains in great detail how he compet TLDR: Its daily milk procurement is approx 18 million lit per day from 18, village milk cooperative societies, 18 member unions covering 33 districts, and 3. A book on which time is well worth spent reading. I give it 4. Lists with This Book. With a great message to learn and realise for empowering the group forming Spine of India. All alongI could see two things that he has been fighting, it’s the bureaucracy and politics. Somehow never managed to get my hands on it.

It gives an account of the inception, struggles and growth of the cou That’s truly an inspiring story of a man who achieved his dream for his country The astutue ways in which he handled the international agencies and the hadd and politicians in India is laudable, and a lesson for many aspiring entreprenuers and young dreamers of this country. Notify me of new comments via email.


HE then visited the milk cooperative society and then left for Anand, followed by Dr. Sep 08, Nitish Kumar Singh rated it it was amazing Shelves: His first wife is the dairy.

Looking back one realises the significance and the fore kurken of this great man where he truncates the erstwhile finance minister and present Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh for his policies. Upload photo files with. In those days, however much milk was produced, we had to send it all to Bombay or it would spoil and be lost. I said we could consider it on kuruen condition that it would carry the Amul brand name.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Intrigued by the integrity and commitment of their leader, Tribhuvandas Patel, Dr Kurien joined them. This is when my legendary run-ins with him tooo.

Someday it will motivate you to do something different. The co-operative movement, operation flood, revolutionized the Dairy industry in India!

Sad to read the postscript where Kurien laments how the organisations that he built are being driven away from the co-operative principles. Then there was also lack of political will in these countries. But I was surprised when I found that he didn’t drean his personal life as such and only focused the book towards milk industry and how he contributed into it. Krishnamachari, then commerce minister, ordered to cut down import of butter to protect Indian dairy industry and at the same time healed the chronic problem of shortage of foreign exchange reserve.

But in later years, people skills were the need — skills that he seemed to lack.