Biography of RatanTata-Indian- Industrialist/Businessman

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Date of Birth: 28th December 1937

Father: Mr. Naval Tata

Place of Birth:  Bombay

Studied at:

  • Cornell University
  • Harvard University


Years active in Business:     1962–2012

Chairman of Tata Group: 1991-2012

Retired on: 31 12 2012 (At the Age of  75 years)

Current Occupation:

Mr.Ratan Tata  is currently

  • Chairman Emeritus of ‘Tata Sons’ ,’Tata Motors’ and ‘Tata Steel’ and
  • Chairman of the  2 Tata trusts Sir Dorabji Tata & Allied Trusts and Sir Ratan Tata Trust


  • Padma Bhushan (2000)
  • Padma Vibhushan (2008)
  • Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire /KBE (2009)
Famous For :
  • “Tata Tea” acquired ‘Tetley’ and  “Tata Motors”  acquired ‘Jaguar Land Rover’ 
  • ”Tata Steel” acquired ‘Corus’ 
  • Tata Group became a global company from an Indian Centric Company 
  • Ratan Tata developed “Tata Indica” and “Tata Nano” cars.
 Quote :
“I do not  believe in taking right decisions: I take decisions  and  then make them right”
So always believe in your  ability and efforts.”-
Ratan Tata 

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