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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Autobiographies scare me, but this was not just believable but seemed to ukrien with honesty and integrity. After the success of Amul at Kaira, Mr.

No lesser mortal could have achieved what he achieved. Return to Book Page.

Quotes from “I too had a dream”, by Verghese Kurien

The government ought not to get into businesses. That responsibility is both dfeam criticise and to correct. Verghese Kurien got to visit many countries especially the countries which were developing like India.

After reading this book I now realize how much effort our farmers and professionals like Dr. And I am glad I finally picked it up.

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In those days, however much milk was produced, we had to send it all to Bombay or it would spoil and be lost. Kurien emphasised on one theme that OF has been an important factor in the success rream removal of unfair practises by middle men in dairy industry. It is really exciting to read how they managed to commission the milk powder plant in one year and got it inaugurated by Pt. It is all about building an institutional framework. There is nothing wrong in having fountains with coloured lights in the capital.


He puts forth his wonderful views on True development of people and true democracy, and how he implemented them through cooperatives for the dairy farmers of the country.

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It will make much more impact on people who grew up in the lower rungs of Indian society in the s because they would know how dismal the milk situation in India was at that time. This hhad is about the revolution in milk production in India brought about by Dr.

Kurien involved himself with the cause of the Kaira milk cooperative. This is one of the best memoirs I have ever read. For reducing the import of vegetable oil and thereby reducing the outflow of foreign exchange, he started vegetable oil mills marketed under the brand name of Dhara, a low cost high quality domestically made products.

I Too Had a Dream

I asked for a piece of paper as an idea began forming in my mind. For his beurocratic support he managed to retain his chairmanship of NDDB after being dismissed by Jagjivan ram for refusing to set up a private dairy for the minister.

He devoted his ent There are some books that talk to readers and this is one such book. At one instance where NZ officer threatens Dr Kurien to stop exporting Amul abroad, and claims that the global market ‘belongs’ to them, Kurien having already heard a lot earliersays ‘if all Indians were to spit, your nation will drown in it.


Z 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 We’ll contact you shortly.

I told him that if verghewe was serious he should bring his entire board to Anand to meet and talk with our board. No trivia or quizzes yet. See 1 question about I Too Had a Dream…. We showed them how it could be done. Though I haven’t done anything about it yet: There have been multiple cases where Dr. After a few pages of his eventful early years it describes the circumstances under which he went to Anand which is very interesting given the circumstances like the Bombay milk scheme and the protest by the dairy farmers.

There have been instances where a long lost foe after getting a bureaucrat position takes on the oath of revenging against Dr. One leaders revolutionary journey in milk cooperatives Review: Books – Category Description. Read this, if you want to work and make huge dent in public kirien undertaking in India despite bureaucratic and political challenges.

That’s truly an inspiring story of a man who to his dream for his country I give it verghesf. It means that we must act not only as advantaged individuals but as concerned members of our society. Profoundly inspiring, these memoirs help up kuiren the magnitude of his contributions and his multifaceted personality.