The Tata Sons president Ratan Tata turns 84 on 28th December. A thriving industrialist, he's similarly well-known for the contribution that has merited him several honours and recognition in public and transnational positions. Ratan Tata has similarly been rewarded two of the loftiest mercenary honours of India, the Padma Vibhushan (2008) and Padma Bhushan (2000). He received for his boundless donations towards the country’s structure.
The fame and accomplishments of Ratan Tata are very- famous, but below we've listed some of his unbeknownst and intriguing information that you might not know about. Let’s take a look
Ratan Tata’s Father Was Adopted
Born in 1937, Ratan Tata was the son of Naval Tata who was an adopted son of Ratanji Tata, son of Jamsetji Tata, who is the founding father of the Tata group. It has been told that Naval Tata was biologically related to the Tata family as his birth maternal grandmother was the sibling of Hirabai Tata, wife of Jamshedji Tata and his biological forefather Hormusji Tata was a part of a further extended Tata family.
Ratan Tata Was Brought By His Grandmother
Ratan Tata’s parents got decoupled in 1948 when he was just 10 years old. He was brought up by his grandmother Navajbai Tata, wife of Ratanji Tata.
Ratan Tata is an Ivy League School Alumnus
Ratan Tata initiated his career with the Tata group in 1961 and his first job was managing operations on the shop bottom of Tata Steel. He afterwards went off to Harvard Business School to finish his studies. Ratan Tata is also an alumnus of the Cornell University College of Architecture.
Ratan Tata’s term with TCS
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was formed publicly in 2004 during his term. Under Ratan Tata's leadership, the group went on to get global attention after developing Anglo-Dutch steelmaker Corus, British automotive company Jaguar Land Rover, and British tea establishment Tetley.
He Was The Brain Behind World’s Cheapest Car
In 2009, Ratan Tata promised to make the cheapest auto that the middle-class population of the country can go. He delivered his pledge and launched Tata Nano for Rs 1 lakh.
Ratan Tata - Best Known For His Philanthropic Nature
- The Tata Sons' president emeritus is also well known for his charity. Under his leadership, Tata Education and Development Trust, a humanitarian chapter of Tata group, favoured a$ 28 million Tata Scholarship Fund to permit Cornell University to give fiscal benefit to undergraduate scholars from India.
- In 2010, Tata group companies and Tata philanthropies bestowed$ 50 million for the construction of an administrative capital at Harvard Business School (HBS), which was titled Tata Hall.
- In 2014, the Tata group bestowed Rs 95 crore to the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and formed the Tata Center for Technology and Design (TCTD) to develop design and engineering principles suited to the requirements of people and communities with limited coffers. It's said to be the largest- ever donation entered by the institute in its history.