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"Operation Flood" is a:
1. Mission to increase performance of the dairy sector
2. River Management Mission
3. Mission to save rain water for irrigation
4. Mission to increase underground water

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Mission to increase performance of the dairy sector

The correct answer is Mission to increase the performance of the dairy sector.

 

  • "Operation Flood" is a mission to increase the performance of the dairy sector.
  • Operation Flood was launched in 1970 by National Dairy Development Board during the time of the Fourth Five Year Plan.
  • Operation flood was the world's biggest dairy development program which gave a major thrust to the milk production of the nation.
  • It aimed at helping the dairy industry sustain itself economically while providing employment to poor farmers.
  • The result was that India became the largest producer of Milk and Milk Products.
  • White Revolution contributed to a large extent to alleviate poverty in India.
  • Gujarat-based co-operation “Anand Milk Union Limited” (Amul) was the engine behind the success of the programme.
  • Operation Flood is called the White Revolution in India.
  • The programme to increase the production of milk is called White Revolution.
  • Indian Dairy Association decided to observe the birthday of Verghese Kurien as National Milk Day.
  • 'Unfinished Dream' is a book written by Verghese Kurien.

  • Father of White Revolution in India - Verghese Kurien.
  • Milkman of India - Verghese Kurien.
  • National Milk Day - November 26.
  • National Dairy Development Board - Anand (Gujarat).
  • National Dairy Research Institute - Karnal (Haryana).
  • The largest producer of Milk and Milk Products in the World - India.

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