Childhood – JRD Tata was born on July 29, in Paris to a Parsi family. His complete name was Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata. J.R.D. Tata, in full Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, (born July 29, , Paris, France—died November 29, , Geneva, Switzerland), Indian businessman. Read Jeh: A Life of J.R.D. Tata book reviews & author details and more at Biographies, Diaries & True Accounts > Biographies & Autobiographies.

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Be that as it may, Tata spotted talent easily.

Why, there were days I couldn’t walk out of my office into the street. He is regarded as one of the most enterprising Indian entrepreneurs and his vision had led to the formation of one of the largest industrial houses of India.

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The third section beautifully follow his stint as the chairman for over 50 years and his intimate relationship with the managers and directors of the various Tata companies and the expansion of Tatas into many different areas. An avid aviator, he became the first person to obtain the first ever issued pilot license in India.

The Father Of Indian Aviation”, dazeinfo. This made autobiographu company financially liable to the worker for any mishap on the way to and from work. He would serve in these positions for the next 25 years.


J.R.D. Tata

Sanjana confesses that she can ramble on about history, food, and psychological thrillers when she’s not writing for YourStory. This biography of J.

Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. However, the part relating to JRD’s connection with politicians at the time is a little bit drag.

J. R. D. Tata Biography – Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline

In fact, there can be only one individual like Mr. By routes had been extended to Trivandrum, Delhi, Colombo, Lahore, and intermediate points. Everyone knows the Tatas. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Most business groups have disintegrated or drifted apart because of family autobiograpjy and management, with rival family members wanting to go their own way. What appealed me the most about JRD is he was an adventurer at heart and used to regularly jdr till his twilight years.

Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is autobiograpgy to our final approval. Apr 03, Rishi Prakash rated it really liked it. His father, Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, had decided to move the family to London at this point.

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He founded India’s first commercial airline, Tata Airlines inwhich became Air India innow India’s national airline.

It seems incredible that a succession of Tatas took the company from where it began to where it is now in spite of all the hurdles that were natural and government made. This biography captures the essence of a man who was honest, blunt, considerate and witty.


He firmly believed in employee welfare and espoused the principles of an eight-hour working day, free medical aid, workers’ provident scheme, and workmen’s accident atuobiography schemes, which were later, adopted as statutory requirements in Tatq. Jul 26, Shrikant rated it really liked it. It’s a poignant story of determination of Jeh to serve the nation, as he continued as the chairman of Air India International, despite an apathetic and sometimes hostile Indian Bureaucracy.

Kamaraj Mother Teresa Sometimes referred to as the ‘chairmen’s chairman,’ JRD adopted a management by consensus style: What was stated in with a puss moth just to carry mail services now have become the obvious mode of transport. Your email address will not be published. You can not find answer in this book, but jd is the tale of one mans search for excellence and building wealth in a country India who did not understand his views Feb 11, Niket Malpani rated it really liked it.