Father of the White Revolution, his Operation Flood made India go from being a deficient country to becoming the largest milk producer in the world!
He made all this possible despite the National Dairy Development being a government body and in the face of bureaucratic meddling.
There is a campaign to confer him the Bharat Ratna and one must say he fully deserves it!
Image: An employee arranges audio books by the late Verghese Kurien at a bookstore in Ahmedabad on September 10, 2012.
Kurien, credited with taking India from being a milk-deficient country to the world's largest milk producer, passed away on September 9. (AFP)