Kurienomania

Rajesh Nair started teaching at IRMA in 1999 and I left NDDB in 2000. We never met. Thanks to Facebook we connected. I have great pleasure in posting, with his permission, three reminiscences that he wrote about Dr V Kurien. 26 November 2020 The board room of IRMA’s ETDC was cram-full that morning. Two managementContinue reading “Kurienomania”

डाक्टर कुरियन; एक अभिव्यक्ति

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 नये चरित्र में हमारे कन्धे परContinue reading “डाक्टर कुरियन; एक अभिव्यक्ति”

The humble giant, guru of Dr Kurien who would insist on paying for photocopying of personal documents

There has not been much written about Shri Tribhuvandas K Patel on Vrikshamandir. RK Nagar had written a blog “The Humble Giant” for Vrikshamandir last year. G Rajan also wrote a blog “ How much do I pay ? reminiscing a memorable interaction with Shri Tribhuvandas K Patel. Vrikshamandir feels honoured to publish of thisContinue reading “The humble giant, guru of Dr Kurien who would insist on paying for photocopying of personal documents”

कहाँ गये वह दिन !

एक दिन पार्क के उस छोर पर जहां मैं अक्सर घूमने जाता हूँ, पत्थरों पर लिखे यह प्रेरणादायी शब्द दिखे। साधारणत: यह पार्क सूना ही रहता है । यहाँ से दूर कुछ लोग अकेले अथवा बच्चों या कुत्ते के साथ दीखते हैं पर इस छोर पर शायद ही कभी कोई मिला हो। एकांत में यहाँContinue reading “कहाँ गये वह दिन !”

Dr. A. A. Chothani and Teliarajas of Gujarat

As remembered bv G. Rajan, former PS to Secetary,NDDB “Rajan, could you please come over to my house quickly” Dr. RP Aneja (Secretary, NDDB ) was on the intercom. It was on an early Sunday morning. It had rained the previous night. Dr.Aneja seemed concerned about something. I anticipated that there was something serious. FromContinue reading “Dr. A. A. Chothani and Teliarajas of Gujarat”

I wrote in the minutes book of the NDDB Dairy Development Board

I enjoyed the task and it has become one of the many fond remembrances of my past with NDDB After joining the service at NDDB in January 1974, I underwent a “training” at village level milk producers cooperative societies affiliated to the Kheda District Milk Producers Union Ltd ( Amul Dairy). However, my training wasContinue reading “I wrote in the minutes book of the NDDB Dairy Development Board”