- Dr. HB Joshi Sabarmati Ashram Gaushalap was handed over for management to National Dairy Development Board on 1 July 1973.It is a place full of history as it was associated with Mahatma Gandhi and managed by a charitable trust set up during Gandhi ji’s early years in Gujarat. It had a vast area of … Continue reading Dedication to a profession results in contentment a – lesson learned from NDDB
- Shubhra Roy Dr. Kurien the man that he was … My second “Mulaquat” with Dr.Kurien changed my life A few months had passed by after I first saw Dr Kurien when he gave us a lift to the movie hall. I developed severe headache and had to seek advice from our “famous” Dr.Ashabhai. Those … Continue reading My second Mulaquat with Dr Kurien and it changed my life
- Shubhra Roy The world knows Dr. V Kurien as a very intelligent and dynamic person with a great presence of mind. But not many people know how loving and caring he was. This quality of his keeps him alive for ever in the memories of ordinary people like me. The way he dealt with … Continue reading Dr. Kurien the man that he was !
Dr. Mukund Naware Community Dining Hall of Kibbutz “Mishmar Hasharon” In August 1977 Dr Naware returned from Guntur after working there as Spear Head Team Leader for 7 months. Back to Anand, he was waiting for further orders and spending time in giving lectures in on-going training programs and escorting important visitors under Guest Programs … Continue reading A real reward to me by Dr. Kurien our Chairman
Dr. Kurien was a true Indian. Born in a Christian family from Kerala he would say “I am a Gujarati and an atheist !” I was posted at NDDB, Anand during 1997 to 2000. At Anand, I was working under Dr. N. V. Belawadi in the Cooperative Services Group. This group was successor to the … Continue reading We will not give funds to Missionaries – said Dr. Kurien
"China is the only country in the world who consider Dalai Lama as a terrorist and Masood Azhar as a spiritual leader" -Raison d'être of Pakistan seem to be to oppose India and be a leading Islamic country both a pipe dream ! But as a country to exist Pakistan has to keep dreaming. Otherwise … Continue reading CHINA-PAKISTAN: SIAMESE TERROR TWINS
RK Nagar In continuation of ‘Cook for the NDDB hostel’ Staying in NDDB hostel was an extremely pleasing experience from the days of Manibhuvan, where we had to observe some discipline-at least in terms of the time for waking up and store water in drums and buckets as municipal water supply timings were very odd. … Continue reading Guess, who taught me cooking ?
Dr. Mukund Naware Move to “Sangam” at Vadlamudi in Guntur Towards the end of December 1976 NDDB decided to send a Spear Head Team (SHT) to Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. The Feeder Balancing Dairy under Operation Flood - I was under construction at Vadlamudi ( popularly called Sangam ) and Dr. Chothani, Director (FO&AH) … Continue reading Going out of the way
Dr. HB Joshi Qualities to be cultivated to be a proactive person Early morning telephone call In the foggy weather of Delhi that day , sun was yet to come out and the severe cold was preventing me from coming out of my cosy bed. Suddenly the telephone bell rang. Very unusual and surprising to … Continue reading Commitment to Commitment
From the pen of a “pun-ster friend” of Dr. Surendra Ranade The Amul group’s turnover crossing ₹50,000 Cr, is a clear case of the ‘Lactic’ going ga’Lactic’ and creating its own ‘Milk’y Way! They need no introduction ( Photo courtesy Internet and Vrikshamandir) It all began in 1946, when some farmers in Kaira District (Gujarat) … Continue reading Amul, the invaluable
RK Nagar I am not joking, I have a serious side too, damn serious! Don’t believe it? Ask anyone who worked with me. They would confirm that I was a stickler to 5 day week rule and office timings. Ask Shailendra and he would confirm how an HRD consultant from Canada-Rob Nelson had to reschedule … Continue reading I have a serious side too…o
RK Nagar Chairman’s Office building NDDB Hostel NDDB Gate Chummery for bachelor officers This is how NDDB campus looked like in early 1970’s We moved to the NDDB campus in 1970. NDDB. Total manpower strength of NDDB at that time was perhaps around 30 -35 or so, including the support staff . We all had … Continue reading Cook for the NDDB hostel