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Important Revolutions in India
Let us have a look at important revolutions, its field, and the father of those revolutions.
|SL No||Name of the Revolution||Field of the Revolution||Father of the Revolution||Period of the Revolution|
|1||Green Revolution||Agriculture||M.S. Swaminathan||1966 – 1967|
|2||White Revolution or Operation flood||Milk/ Dairy products||Dr. Varghese Kurien||1970 – 1996|
|3||Blue Revolution||Fish and Aqua||Dr. Arun Krishnan, and Dr. Harilal Chaudhari||1973-2002|
|4||Golden Revolution||Fruits, Honey, Horticulture||Nirpakh Tutaj||1991- 2003|
|5||Silver Revolution||Eggs||Indira Gandhi||2000’s|
|6||Yellow Revolution||Oil Seeds||Sam Pitroda||1986 – 1990|
|7||Pink Revolution||Pharmaceuticals, Prawns, Onion||Durgesh Patel||1970’s|
|8||Brown Revolution||Leather, Coco||Hiralal Chaudri|
|9||Red Revolution||Meat, Tomato||Vishal Tewari||1980’s|
|10||Golden Fibre Revolution||Jute||1990’s|
|11||Evergreen Revolution||Overall Production of Agriculture.||M.S. Swaminathan||2017 – 2022|
|13||Silver Fiber Revolution||Cotton||2000’s|
|14||Round Revolution||Potato||1965- 2005|
|15||Protein Revolution||Agriculture (Higher Production)||2014 – 2020|
|16||Grey Revolution||Fertilizers||The 1960s-1970s|
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Color Codes of Important Revolutions in India
- Black Revolution – Petroleum Production
- Blue Revolution – Fish Production
- Brown Revolution – Leather/ non-conventional (India)/ Cocoa production
- Golden Fibre Revolution – Jute Production
- Golden Revolution – Fruits/ Overall Horticulture development/ Honey Production
- Green Revolution – Foodgrains
- Green Gold Revolution – Promotion and trade of Bamboo
- Grey Revolution – Fertilizers
- Pink Revolution – Onion production/ Pharmaceutical (India) / Prawn production
- Red Revolution – Meat and Tomato Production
- Round Revolution – Potato
- Silver Fiber Revolution – Cotton
- Silver Revolution – Egg/ Poultry Production
- White Revolution – Milk/ Dairy production
- Yellow Revolution – Oil Seeds production
- Evergreen Revolution – Overall development of Agriculture
Basic Facts about Revolutions
- Norman Borlaug is known as the “Father of the Green Revolution”, while in India Dr. M. S. Swaminathan is entitled with the same.
- Milk Man Of India: Dr. Varughese Kurien
- The Brown Revolution focuses on building soil ecology, thus enabling local farmers to feed communities.
- Protein Revolution aims for higher productivity through technology, also known as Technology-driven second Green revolution. The Kisan TV channel was a part of this revolutionary period.
- The evergreen revolution by Dr. M. S. Swaminathan was for the overall development of agriculture.
- Through the Green Revolution, the production of the fruits and vegetables has increased 03 folds in the last 50 years and India became the second-largest producers in the world. But, it results in environmental degradation.
- The Amul Corporative Society was created by Dr. Varghese Kurien, who is also known as the Father of the White Revolution in India. Amul spurred the White Revolution in India.
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