I got an opportunity to work as a member of the NDDB spearhead team at Jalgaon (Maharashtra) from 1974 to 1976. This was the period when Operation Flood – I was under implementation. This posting enabled me get a very good exposure into the workings of spearhead teams through which NDDB helped organise village levelContinue reading “I fulfilled my curiosity”
Dr Kurien was a fearless karmyogi and he never asked for anything for himself. I recall when Jagjivan Ram wanted a private dairy to be funded under Operation Flood (OF), Dr Kurien’s blunt reply was that it could not be done. Surely the Minister had wanted him to be sacked but could not because ofContinue reading “Fearless Karamyogi”
There never was and never will be another Verghese Kurien who reigned like a Colossus over the dairy industry of India for over 50 years. He had the authority to rule over the industry because of his intense knowledge of the sector, his faith in the capacity of the rural milk producers and his selflessContinue reading “Persuasive Powers”
The incident I believe, the incident that I am penning down will be of interest to our ‘Future Managers. It is a classic case and one of the novel ways in which an ‘effective manager’ can handle a tough situation to straighten quite a few hurdles in a single stroke. This officer whom I mentionedContinue reading “When the going gets tough the tough gets going !”
I was NDDB, State Director for Maharashtra during 2000-2003. In the year 2002, we received a message that Dr. Kurien would visit to Pune to receive “Lokmanya TilakAward” constituted by Lokmanya Tilak Trust, at Tilak Smarak Bhavan, Pune. The entire staff comprising ten NDDB Officers was asked to attend the ceremony. The Tilak SmarakBhavan inContinue reading “Dr. Kurien receives Lokmanya Tilak Award”
This blog is an attempt to document my life experiences, to introspect upon the life I have lived, reflect on my current life and contemplate how the current of life will flow for the remainder of my life.