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Who is known as the 'Father of White Revolution' in India?


1. Tatyasaheb Kore
2. Kurien Chacko
3. Varghese Kurien
4. Vishwas Nangare Patil

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Varghese Kurien

The correct answer is Varghese Kurien.

  • Varghese Kurien was a social entrepreneur known for his "billion-liter idea", Operation Flood.
  • He is known as the Father of the White Revolution
  • Operation Flood was launched on 13 January 1970, was the world's largest dairy development program and a landmark project of India's National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).
  • He was the recipient of Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership (1963), Padma Shri (1965), Padma Bhushan (1966), Krishi Ratna Award (1986), World Food Prize (1989), Padma Vibhushan (1999), and Economic Times award for Corporate Excellence (2001).

  • Vishwas Nangare Patil is currently serving as the Joint Commissioner of Police (Law &Order), Mumbai City. 
    • He is the author of the books Mann Mein Hai Vishwas and Kar Har Maidan Fateh in the Marathi language. 
  • Tatyasaheb Kore was the founder of Shree Warana Industrial & Educational Complex, Warananagar, Kolhapur. 
    • The Warana Group consists of more than 55 organizations.
    • The Warana Co-operative Sugar factory initiated this movement that has resulted in the formation of over 55 cooperative societies related to sugar, milk, and poultry production.

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