Verghese Kurien

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Budget 2020: Govt must give priority to agriculture, empower farm sector to revive economy; don't hand out doles and sops
Business

Budget 2020: Govt must give priority to agriculture, empower farm sector to revive economy; don't hand out doles and sops

In Budget 2020, it is fervently hoped that the government will focus on genuinely empowering the farm sector.

National Milk Day: Recent studies have soured the health benefits of adults consuming milk. What should we make of them?
Health

National Milk Day: Recent studies have soured the health benefits of adults consuming milk. What should we make of them?

While there is no doubt that for children, and breastfeeding infants especially, milk is crucial, the science gets murkier when dealing with adults.

Union Budget 2019: Will Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman be able to salvage the agriculture sector?
Business

Union Budget 2019: Will Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman be able to salvage the agriculture sector?

With 50 percent of the population dependent on agricultural incomes—fully or partly—farm distress has the potential to pull down consumption,

Book by first-time author spells out seven strategic advantages that can steer India to wealth
Business

Book by first-time author spells out seven strategic advantages that can steer India to wealth

On reading Game India, one realises that part of the reason for India’s unsteady move towards economic rediscovery is its inability to focus on one of its inherent strengths—its people

Onion farmers' distress: Verghese Kurien's formula of giving farmers 50% of market price of harvest can help
Business

Onion farmers' distress: Verghese Kurien's formula of giving farmers 50% of market price of harvest can help

The government’s formula of subsidies and grants is akin to treating a farmer like a beggar who holds out his bowl for charity and alms.

Maharashtra farmers' agitation: State worst performer in irrigation; policymakers deserve to be put on trial
Business

Maharashtra farmers' agitation: State worst performer in irrigation; policymakers deserve to be put on trial

The agitation leaders have made more demands of the type that will harm farmers, and less of the type that will protect farmers in the years to come

Maharashtra milk crisis: Farmers need to get a fair price, but subsidy is not the solution
Business

Maharashtra milk crisis: Farmers need to get a fair price, but subsidy is not the solution

Farmers won’t produce more if the prices they get from other cooperatives remain low. The unwillingness to produce more because of low prices offered by the private dairy sector is indeed the real truth behind the current milk crisis.

Akshay Kumar reportedly in talks to play Verghese Kurien in Shree Narayan Singh-directed biopic
Entertainment

Akshay Kumar reportedly in talks to play Verghese Kurien in Shree Narayan Singh-directed biopic

Akshay Kumar is reportedly in negotiations to play the Milkman of India, Dr Verghese Kurien in his Shree Narayan Singh-directed biopic

Shree Narayan Singh, Ekta Kapoor to collaborate on biopic of 'Milkman of India' Verghese Kurien based on his autobiography
Bollywood

Shree Narayan Singh, Ekta Kapoor to collaborate on biopic of 'Milkman of India' Verghese Kurien based on his autobiography

After Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Batti Gul Meter Chalu, Shree Narayan Singh will direct his third film on Operation Flood or the White Revolution.

Research in India Part 3: Ecosystems are the key to nurturing an innovation economy
Business

Research in India Part 3: Ecosystems are the key to nurturing an innovation economy

Innovation is the basic source of wealth creation within an economy and is beneficial, both for companies and for nations, in order to survive and develop in a commercial environment

Milk is key to UP and so is leather; will cow vigilantism spoil the party for BJP?
Politics

Milk is key to UP and so is leather; will cow vigilantism spoil the party for BJP?

It remains to be seen whether tthe Dalits and the Muslims will remember the harassment by the vigilantes

Google Doodle celebrates Verghese Kurien, founder of Amul
News & Analysis

Google Doodle celebrates Verghese Kurien, founder of Amul

Google celebrates the 94th birth anniversary of Verghese Kurien, the founder of diary giant Amul, by posting a doodle on its homepage showing the 'milkman of India' with a can in his hand along with a buffalo in the picture.

Image: Amul pays tribute to Dr Verghese Kurien
Photos

Image: Amul pays tribute to Dr Verghese Kurien

Amul's cartoons, which are as iconic as the brand itself, shunned humour to pay a beautiful tribute to Verghese Kurien, who passed away on 9 September.

Kurien: Indian business' reminder of the missing rural link
Business

Kurien: Indian business' reminder of the missing rural link

Verghese Kurien's success was that he kindled urban interest in a rural story of empowerment and sustenance.

How Dr Kurien's business wisdom built the Amul brand
Business

How Dr Kurien's business wisdom built the Amul brand

The success of Amul is no accident. It was Dr Kurien's understanding of how brands work, of the importance of building brands, of the focus on quality, value for money and customer centricity.

Goodbye Dr Kurien, the man behind the brand of India
Business

Goodbye Dr Kurien, the man behind the brand of India

Amul is not just the taste of India; Amul is the brand of India. And the man who created Amul, the Brand of India, is no more.