Google celebrates Verghese Kurien`s 94th b`day

Google celebrates Verghese Kurien`s 94th b`day

Submitted by Subeditor on Thu, 2015-11-26 11:08 New Delhi: Google is celebrating Verghese Kurien's 94th birth anniversary with its doodle. The doodle shows the white revolution with milk can in the hands of the popular social entrepreneur, along with a cow standing nearby. Kurien, also known as the “Father of the White Revolution,” turned India from milk-deficient country to the world's largest milk producer, exceeding America in 1998 with about 17 percent of world's output in 2010-11. Not only this, with his efforts, daily farming became India's largest self-sustaining industry. His biggest creation was Amul brand of daily products. Verghese Kurien died on September 9, 2012 in Nadiad, Gujarat. He was 90 year-old. (ANI)