Also known as the 'Milkman of India', Kurien made India the world's largest milk producer, an upliftment from being a milk-deficient country.

Celebrating his 94th birth anniversary, Google showed Kurien on its homepage with a can of milk in his hand.

He was appointed as founder-chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in 1965 by the then prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.

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