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    REVOLUTION THAT HELP IN GROWTH  OF                              INDIA
By: Neha Shahab 

The white revolution or called as operation flood relates to the rapid development in milk production that took place in india mid 1960s. The name is the variation of the name Green Revolution. 
The origin can be traced by the efforts of Dr. Varghese kurein at kaira district Co operatives milk producer union situated in Anand in gujarat state. The organization is better known by the brand name popularly called as Amul. 

The operation flood was implemented in 3 phases.
1. 1970 - 80
The financed by the sale of skimmed milk powder and butter oil donated by the European union through the world food programme. the dairies were setup in delhi , Mumbai,  Chennai and Kolkata.
2 . 1980 - 85
The milk sheds were increased from 18 to 136. By the end of 1985 , 43,000 villages cooperatives and 4,250,000 milk producers were covered. Direct marketing of milk by cooperatives increased by several million litres per day.
3. 1985 - 96 
Expansion and strengthening of infrastructure. The veterinary first aid , health care services , feed for animals were improved.