Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, or JRD Tata as he is famously known, was a man of the ages. Born into the illustrious and industrious Tata family, he grew up . Childhood – JRD Tata was born on July 29, in Paris to a Parsi family. His complete name was Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata. 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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At many places, the author seem to be siding with the Tata House and many policies of different governments have been criticized, which is not always correct.

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Also shows how these early industries were forcibly and sometimes in a dirty way captured by the then Congress after India’s independence. His tta, who had been working in Tata Company in India wanted his son to join him. See our Returns Policy. Sep 23, Ashraf Abbas rated it really liked it.

He hailed from a wealthy autpbiography and was educated in France, Japan and India. United Nations UNinternational organization established on October 24, Especially the parts where he brings out the personal side of Jeh.

I loved the way JRD’s early life, and his interest in flying has been described. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He is an adventurer, businessman, and an industry leader who achieved a real social responsibility by business. But it is as an inspirer of men that JRD will jgd be remembered. Rohan rated it really liked it Aug 22, He would serve in these positions for the next 25 years. Srinivasan George Sudarshan M. Companies after companies which were nationalized and we can all see today where are they in terms of operational efficiency.

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Patel Venkatraman Ramakrishnan K. He pioneered aviation in India, and presided over the development of the country’s steel, cement, truck and vegetable oils industry.

JRD Tata cared greatly for his workers.

This was exactly summarized by R M Lala, when he said ” When freedom came. Over the next several years, he greatly expanded the Tata Empire. The book brings out many facets of Mr.

After a month period of conscription in the French Army he wanted to proceed to Cambridge for further education, but his father decided to bring him back to India and he joined the Tata Company. Very well written, I was unable to keep the book down!!

Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata

He was greatly concerned about the welfare of his workers and initiated a program in to give workers a stronger voice in the affairs of the company. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2. He is quoted to have told a reporter of the New York Times”things had gone too far. Tata in Chronological Order.

Barely after the First World War. However, the part relating to JRD’s connection with politicians at the time is a little bit drag. Detailed summaries from letter correspondences between JRD and other personalities finely illustrates his eloquence in communication.


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

Tata at an event in Mar 06, Madhavi rated it it was amazing. July 29 JRD constantly co-related perfection with excellence and stated that it was only in the quest for the former that the latter would be a natural consequence. Liked the book would have liked some more details on the personal tatq of JRD.

Tata, had been a cousin and partner of the founder, became chairman. Just as autobuography Grammar course was ending and he was hoping to enter Cambridge, a law was passed in France to draft into the army, for two years, all French boys at the age of A great person in two words. Write a product review. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Mar 13, Pramod rated it it was amazing.

The language and the spell check should have been done before printing. Retrieved 11 April He became the head of the largest industrial group in India and led his group to great financial success while maintaining high ethical standards.

It starts on a note of great adventure, courage and hope with the description of Jeh’s first flight from Karachi to Bombay.

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