I posted a blog about two distinguished persons whom I met in person in 2017 and their life story, passion and unique impactful work that they were doing left a deep impression on me. Guruji Ravindra Sharma and Shri Deepak Suchde whom we fondly addressed as Baba, in February 2017 at the Development Management Institute, … Continue reading Practical and Productive
Photo by PhotoMIX Company on Pexels.com Friday, the 19th November 2021, the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his decision to repeal the three historical Farm Laws shall be remembered by millions of underprivileged Indian farmers as the darkest day in their life. They will feel cheated, abandoned and thrown under the bus … Continue reading Sad day for India’s Small and Marginal Farmers. Is there an alternative?
मेरी जीवन यात्रा भी वैसे ही उसी नीले आकाश के नीचे शुरू हुई थी जैसे इस संसार की खरबों करोड़ ज़िंदगियाँ जन्म लेती रहती हैं और जीवन मृत्यु के चक्र में विचरती रहती हैं……… फिर क्या है वह जो मुझे मेरी खुद की आँखों में विशेष बना देता है ? तुलना करूँ तो यही समझ … Continue reading साधो यह मुर्दों का गाँव
Photo: Painting by Dr Rama Aneja I read this poem by Dr Pradip Khandwala on Facebook. I have attempted a translation in Hindi. I am posting on Vrikshamandir with his permission. डाक्टर प्रदीप खांडवाला की यह मैंने कविता फेसबुक पर पढी और उसका हिंदी में अनुवाद करने का प्रयास किया है, उनकी अनुमति से वृक्षमंदिर … Continue reading A matter of height
Photo: Paiting by Dr Rama Aneja यह ब्लाग लिखना तो शुरू हुआ था एक कहानी “अँधेरी रात के तारे” के बारे में जो “जिप्सीनी आँखों थी” नामक पुस्तक से है।“जिप्सीनी आंखो थी“ पूरी पुस्तक यहां इंटरनेट आर्काइव से यहाँ पर उपलब्ध है । पर यहाँ मै “जिप्सीनी आँखों थी” से केवल एक कथा “अंधेरी रात … Continue reading जिप्सीनी आँखों थी , अँधेरी रात के तारे
Hemendra B Joshi Photo: Paiting by Dr Rama Aneja I served an esteemed institution National Dairy Development Board, during its formative years for two decades. My association with NDDB means a lot to me professionally and psychologically. I contributed to the programmes and projects of the organisation to further its objectives to the best of … Continue reading Sadhu to ramta bhala
Photo: Painting by Dr Rama Aneja मेरे जैसै अनेक लोग जो डा कुरियन के सान्निध्य मे आए, मेरी समझ के अनुसार, उनका संबन्ध “विक्रमादित्त्य” और “बैताल” की तरह का है। हर बार उस बैताल के चरित्र के एक पहलू को किसी एक पीपल के पेड़ पर टांग कर आते हैं । वही बैताल एक बिल्कुल … Continue reading डाक्टर कुरियन; एक अभिव्यक्ति
BM Vyas Former Managing Director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. Reproducing an article by Shri BM Vyas for the souvenir publised on the occassion of Golden Jubilee of Amul Thank you for your invitation to share my memories of Amul, on the auspicious occasion of the 75th anniversary of this esteemed organisation. Incidentally, I … Continue reading Amul celebrates Diamond Jubilee
BOHO, or whatever this acronym stands for, is the Social club of the National Dairy Development Board established after we moved to the campus in 1970. The dinner was organised on the 1st of April 1971. The venue, main lobby of the old hostel. Apart from NDDB staff and their families, we had some participants … Continue reading Dr. Kurien and the first BOHO dinner
But this ritual broke when I came to Anand simply because eggs were not available in the market. I mean they were available but in very limited quantity. The sole seller had perhaps a dozen hens and he got another 50 or so eggs from Baroda- in an earthen matka. His entire stock used to get sold out by 9-10 am. When I asked him why he doesn’t get more eggs from Baroda, his cryptic reply was, ‘that is total demand of Anand. If you want eggs, tell me a day before with advance payment’.
MM Patel I heard Dr Kurien speak to a group of people only once. While was working as a team member of NDDB Spearhead Team (SHT) at Kolhapur in 1980, I got an office order transferring me from Dairy Project (NDDB, SHT) to the newly launched NDDB Oil Seeds and Vegetable Oil Project, Bhavnagar, in … Continue reading A memorable moment
Curiosity kills the cat, or so goes the adage, but a curious village lad from Gujarat working in villages of Maharashtra fulfilled his interest, without harming the buffaloes ! MM Patel fondly remembers his experience. Photo by Antony Trivet on Pexels.comPhoto by Monica Silvestre on Pexels.com I got an opportunity to work as a member … Continue reading I fulfilled my curiosity