Ratan Naval Tata is one of the topmost Indian industrialists. He is also a prior Chairman of Tata Sons. Tata Sons has made a global name because of his dedication and determination. 66% shares of Tata Sons are owned by trusts.
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Ratan Naval Tata is an Indian industrialist, investor, philanthropist and a former chairman of Tata Sons.
He was also the Chairman of Tata Group from 1990 to 2014 and again as an Interim Chairman from October 2016 through February 2017 and continues to head its charitable trusts.
He is the recipient of two of the highest civilian awards of India – Padma Vibhushan (2008) and Padma Bhushan (2000). He is well-known for his business ethics and philanthropy.
During Ratan Tata’s chairmanship of 21 years, revenues grew over 40 times and profit over 50 times. He boldly got Tata Tea to acquire Tetley, Tata Motors to acquire Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Steel to acquire Corus in an attempt to turn Tata from a largely India-centric group into a global business.
Ratan Tata- the Greatest Donor of all time
He is not only an industrialist or investor but is a patriotic by heart too. Whenever the nation comes under any sort of predicament, he is the one standing upright to help the nation.
We all are aware about COVID-19 pandemic which has shook the world. With the outbreak of Corona in India, the number of positive cases started rising. To overcome the crisis, country’s exchequer is not enough and the GDP has also been projected to be ever lowest.
To handle this pandemic, India needs hefty amount of funds but cannot expect help from other countries as this is a world crisis equivalent to World War. Many people are donating to PM-CARES fund right from the big business tycoons to the common public but it’s not the end, lot more is required from the fellow country man adequate to inhibit present crisis.
In order to tackle this situation and help the nation Ratan Tata tweeted:
‘The Covid-19 crisis is one of the toughest challenges we will face as a race. The Tata Trust and the Tata Group companies have in the past risen to the needs of the nation. At this moment, the need of the hour is greater than any other time.’
Stating this he committed 500 Crore Rupees for medical equipment, testing kits to increase number of testing, respiratory systems and a lot more.
This is the biggest contribution made by any Indian, so far.
Not only this, Taj Group of Hotels is providing free meals to patients, doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers at Mumbai’s government hospitals.
In addition to this, Tata Sons stated that they will be giving ventilators and are gearing up to manufacture the same in India which costs up to near about 1000 Crore Rupees. Tata Groups, Tata Trusts and Tata Sons have all together pledged 1500 Crores Rupees for combating Corona virus pandemic and also extended assistance to the government in their fight against novel Coronavirus.
Ratan Tata is a business leader par excellence. A charismatic leader with a vision, he has made the Tata Group prosper under his able chairmanship. Learn about his journey and the lessons he learnt, and how his several decades with the company shaped his beliefs in the way business should be done. At Xpert, he guides you on how you too can become a better manager and answers your questions.
It is my dream that I could meet such a great personality once in my life and trust me that day would be the best day of my life.