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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Books by Verghese Kurien. While Amul, NDDB, IRMA are all children of the ‘problem of success’ top an ideology called ‘Cooperatives’, it’s also imperative that the quality of success vastly depends more on the people behind it and the people in it. The story of Amul, NDDB, GCMMF, IRMA all go to show his optimism about the future of India, he believes that it roo possible to remove all the evils like corruptionif at the helm we have strong headed and stout headed people e who will not bow and will never compromise the larger interest of the common man.

He devoted his entire life to transform the lives of millions of farmers. The revolution would not have been possible but for Tribhuvandas Patel who is introduced in the book with his noble qualities.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book is about the revolution in milk production in India brought about by Dr. Verghese Kurien, the positive story of Kurien, who, like kurisn many other Indian graduates, ends up in a job unrelated to his studies, takes up the challenges unsuspecting of the fact that he could become the father of the Indian white revolution.

The government need not nationalize banks but government must see that banks do not defraud people. I also believe that a person who does not have respect for time, and does not have a sense of timing, can achieve little.

His courage and openness sparkles ddeam he writes about the neglect of Maniben Patel by the Congress. Email required Address never made public. May 03, J Sornaraja rated it really liked it.

Though I haven’t done anything about it yet: Rather, the more monstrous the crisis, the more I am tempted to kurine at it, grasp it by the horns and manoeuvre it until it gives me what I want!

Verghere Kurien was surely a man verrghese his principles and therefore he never got scared by anyone and even in his autobiography, he has taken names without any fear which makes it more interesting to read.


We need more and more people like him to create more dreams for our people. 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.

He explains in great detail how he competes against entrenched competition and multinationals amidst unethical practices even while being an employee of farmers a point he repeats a lot.

I Too Had a Dream

An OTP has been send to your mobile. His run ins with private milk producers, reluctant Tata group and scrupulous milk powder importer The book offers an interesting perspective on the milk revolution in India from the point of Mr Kurien who is considered an architect of the same and dedicated his life to the building brands like Amul and Mother Dairy The bigger over arching theme in the tpo is Mr Kurien’s love for co-operatives and how he believes that these are the only business structures that can bring salvation to the country.

I could see that they had no interest in kurrien anything, not even the most elementary of jobs. Sep 08, Nitish Kumar Singh rated verfhese it was amazing Shelves: Oct 03, Gomathy rated it it was amazing.

It is quite evident that without the stubbornness, it is nearly impossible to run a successful organisation braving the Indian bureaucracy. The Anand pattern of milk cooperatives were so successful that the government of India asked Kurien to replicate the model all the states of India. Kurien was invited on state visit to Russia and after seeing the dismal condition there he was convinced that whatever he had done in India was really tough to achieve and is far better than what Soviet was doing at that point of time.

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While the positive sid ‘I too had a dream’ by Dr. This book explain how to dream and drexm to achieve what he aspires and turn the tides in your favor with belief of simple senten He clearly believes that government should just “govern” which is even more relevant today ever since the reforms unleashed the private sector in India What really struck me in the book was the rise of co-operative movement in India and hence its ubiquitous presence in contemporary india.

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I was informed that the Indian Army needed milk powder, and they asked me how much we could provide and how soon. I spoke to our board members, who agreed that we should buy it, and a price was decided. I would recommend to all those who are interested to find the Before reading this book I thought that Indira Gandhi was solely responsible for bringing the White Revolution. His passion towards work and making the farmers financially independent made him very passionate about milk revo Mr.


The book is very inspirational and awakening call for Indian youth especially to work and fight for the interest of people and to take pride in the rich heritage and potential they have for shaping the country.

You have been loggedin via facebook. Since then there has been no looking back. He also points out that how cooperative model has been tailor made for dairy sector. Ignoring me, he continued to read out some details about my family and childhood which turned out to be absolutely accurate. I cannot take the milk. When many would wonder how Kurien could achieve such great heights, the vegrhese slowly unravels how the glorious history began.

Oct 02, Parth Agrawal rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. An epic narration of how erudite but alienated Malyali christian from far-fetched lands in entire untoward serendipity lands upon government’s shoddy dairy in remote rural Hindu heartland of Kaira district in Gujarat and transforms it to world’s largest co-operative milk procurement,marketing and distribution network, we now proudly call AMUL.

Among us are people of great intellectual ability; people of the highest moral and ethical attainment; people of great tenacity and courage. Lastly he gives a message how the development of people is in their own hands and not with the governments.

And rest a “Life’s Battles do not always go to the faster or stronger man, in the end the man who wins is the man who thinks he can! He devoted his ent There are some books that talk to readers and this is one such book.

I Too Had a Dream | Dr. Kurien

Dr Kurien speaks of some such instances which highlight the humility and perseverance that goes into making such a great man. I was able to relate to Kurien almost all along when he spoke of his dreary days filled hae bitter social experiences. That responsibility is both to criticise and to correct.

He was a good researcher. Jawaharlal Nehru, the then prime minister of India.