डाक्टर भीमशंकर मनुबंश यह लघु कथा वृक्षमंदिर पर आज पोस्ट किये गये श्री आर• के• नागर की कहानी " नेपकिन " से प्रेरित है l बात उन दिनों की है जब मैं बरौनी दुग्ध संघ का प्रबंध निदेशक हुआ करता था । एक रात, कोई बारह बजे के बाद की बात है, अचानक फोन की … Continue reading शब्दों का घाल – मेल और उसकी परिणति
He was the only child of late Mrs Krishna and late Shri R N Haldipur, a former Lt. Governor of Arunachal and Pondicherry states. Mr Haldipur accepted Dr. Kurien’s offer and took over as Director, IRMA in 1982. During his four years stay in Anand, I had only a formal contact with him. His wife, … Continue reading Vivek Haldipur gentle beyond imagination
Contributed by former NDDB employees and well wishers This on going project is an attempt to create a space where those willing to participate are able to put at one place pictures and videos ( I know there will not be many ) of our past lives at Anand, regional offices and field offices across … Continue reading Blast from the past
By Dr Mukund Naware Dr Naware shares three instances of “intangible” rewards that he received in early years of NDDB. Intangible rewards that are constant ever lasting source of “psychic income”. The Spear Head Team of Jalgaon was withdrawn in phases. I was the last person to return after handing over all the activities and … Continue reading Stories of reward -III
By Dr Mukund Naware Dr Naware shares three instances of “intangible” rewards that he received in early years of NDDB. Intangible rewards that are constant ever lasting source of “psychic income”. Dr. Chothani told me that Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar was waiting to meet us the three team leaders one on one. “You go when … Continue reading Stories of reward- II
By Dr Mukund Naware Dr Naware shares three instances of “intangible” rewards that he received in early years of NDDB. Intangible rewards that are constant ever lasting source of “psychic income”. Sometime by the end of 1974 or early 75 a meeting was held at NDDB, Anand to undertake a overall review of various activities … Continue reading Stories of reward -I
By RK Nagar As we all know, Operation Flood-I was funded entirely out of monetisation of Skim Milk Powder and Butter Oil gifted by the European Union,( then known as EEC) through the FAO-WFP. As per the terms of the agreement, Indian Dairy Corporation (IDC), a fully owned company of the government of India established … Continue reading Napkins
By RK Nagar Whereas NDDB had hard time pursuing states to accept even one project to create an ‘Anand’, under Operation Flood -I the story was different when it came to Operation Flood -II. Politicians now wanted their constituency included under OF-II. Two notable requests were from Kamalnath, the member of parliament from Chhindwara, MP … Continue reading Madam, help us grow alphonso mangoes in Anand…
By RK Nagar And the way, Ashok Koshy, (the then Executive Assistant to Dr. Kurien) narrated this incident to us it became even more funny. So, as you read , please try to construct the scene. It was the beginning of Operation Flood-I early seventies. FAO-WFP, who were the donors of dairy commodities insisted on … Continue reading This one is funny….
Ghanekar recalls the visit of Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee to Anand in 2000. That was the year I left NDDB and Aanand. NDDB the organisation and Anand the city which I thought will be the last place for me to work for and live. But that was not to be! I recall during … Continue reading Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Visits Anand
By RK Nagar Prankster with the writer and yours truly ! ( 2013) No one would believe it, but he was quite a prankster in his early days. He later became very serious. So most of us carry only the serious image of his. Yes, I am talking of eternity serious Mr. PG Gore. Year … Continue reading He, a cool prankster?
By Dr Mukund Naware Dr Naware shares two innovative solutions that he came out with to create grass root organisational structures that are producer owned and commanded, sensitive to their needs and responsive to their aspirations. That is the essence of Anand Pattern. However, while the dairy sector projects largely succeeded the oilseed project which … Continue reading Federation First