Dr. Kurien created Amul Indias most loved brand

Born on November 26 in 1921 in Calicut, Kurien graduated into physics. Later, Kurien was sent to United States to study Dairy Engineering but he pursued his areas of interest i.e. Mechanical Engineering. The Government of India sent him to run the experimental creamery it had launched at Anand.

His idea of imparting ownership to the farmers became an international hit with both Russia and Pakistan inviting Kurien to help them establish cooperatives in milk production.

Amul by now had become a success model of its own. In 1965, Lal Bahadur Shastri ji asked Kurien to replicate its success in a nationwide scale and so National Dairy Development Board was established at Anand under Kurien.

Kurien established the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation in 1973 and the title of Amul was formally handed over to it.

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