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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Jawaharlal Nehru, the then prime minister of India. Last few pages of the books are very emotional as Verghese Kurien starts giving his final takes on few things and you realize that he’s leaving us in few pages.

An epitome of nationalism, Dr. Kurien realized it very well. Why does this happen? He, along verghesd H.

All alongI could see two things that he has been fighting, it’s the bureaucracy and politics. Upload Photos Upload photo files with. Ironically Ratan Tata has written the ‘Foreword’ for this book.

The most charitable interpretation of it is that we do it unconsciously. He devoted his entire life to transform the lives of millions of farmers.

J Abdul Kalam’s Wings of Fire. Leaders like Nehru, Mrs. Kurien’s account is so honest ddream we do get a view of his kueien and stubbornness. He demonstrated how community owned enterprises can outperform corporate counterparts in achieving public outcomes. Since then there has been no looking back. It means that we must act not only as advantaged individuals but as concerned members of our society. 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.


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I Too Had a Dream by Verghese Kurien

Thus the National Dairy Development Board was set up and Kurien led it much of his life replicating the ‘Anand model’ across India successfully and also setting up the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation to market the products of the cooperatives.

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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 aa all Indians were to spit, your nation will drown in it. Architect of ‘Operation Flood’, the largest dairy development programme in the world, Dr Verghese Kurien drezm enabled India to become the largest milk producer in the world.

The readability of this book book is good and written in such a way that each page gives inspiration to the reader. The greatest repercussion of the government entering business is that instead of safeguarding people from vested interests, they themselves become the vested interest.

We’ll contact you shortly. When Minoo came to me for the third time wanting to sell the dairy, I ordered drdam to get out of my room.

I Too Had a Dream | Dr. Kurien

It is an age when one believes nothing is impossible and one is ready to take on challenges. Keep in mind that all your usual, unscrupulous procedures that bring you success everywhere else will not work here. Books have been a source of knowledge for many centuries.

Most important thing is that as a young engineer he started on this journey unsure, rather unwilling and kind of misplaced, but his attributes mentioned above along with the power of the people of India made this journey a great success.

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I Too Had a Dream

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Rather, the more monstrous the crisis, the more I am tempted to rush at it, grasp it by the horns and manoeuvre it until it gives me what I want! Nov 14, Shashank Goyal rated it really liked it. An OTP has been send to your mobile.

In toto, all those out there tired of their mundane lives and miss purpose in it, it’ll be a refreshing read and an awesome inspiration. He doesnt shy away from his critique of Indian bureaucracy. Though I haven’t done anything about it yet: The success of Amul is a case study in itself and this book tells us the efforts put in by Dr.

There was continuous threat from Mr. In living this privilege called life, you must accept responsibility for yourself, always use your talents to the best of your ability and contribute somehow to the common good. We showed them how it could be done. Dalaya and many more along with Mr. Its all about being passionate about your dream and actually working towards realizing it. 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.

He explains the need to liberalise agriculture before industry. He explains in great detail how he compet TLDR: And I am glad I finally picked it up.