Dr. Verghese Kurien Bronze Bust installed in Shimul Campus in Shivamogga
SHIMUL (Shivamogga, Davanagere and Chitradurga Co-operative Milk Union Ltd) President Mr. Vidyadhar Unveiled the bust of the late Dr. Verghese Kurien, father of India’s White Revolution, in the premises of Shimul office at Machenahalli near Shivamogga.
This initiative is said to be the first of its kind in South India in order to commemorate the services of Kurien towards transforming India from a milk-deficient nation to the world’s largest milk producer.
Shimul Managing Director Mr. A.R. Chandrashekhar, directors of administrative board, retired Dairy Engineer Mr. D.V. Mallikarjun, Mr. K.M. Rudrayya, officers and staff of the Shimul were present at the occasion.
It may be recalled that Mr. D.V. Mallikarjun, a retired dairy engineer with Shimul had donated the bust to Michigan State University (MSU).