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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The book also talks about his public and private life, his ethics, personality and relations with high dignitaries famous politicians, leaders and celebrities. The Tatas were single handedly responsible for most of the early tools placed at our citizens disposal.

Excellent book to read. The dream had come true. You can’t afford not to read this book if you want to understand atuobiography course of India during the 20th century. I know that aiming at perfection has its drawb I was always fascinated by this gentleman Mr.

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D’s mother died at an early age of 43 while his father was in India and his family was in France. What appealed me the most about JRD is he was an adventurer at heart and used to regularly exercise till his twilight jed.

These honors were bestowed on him for his contributions to Indian industry. Nov 11, Venkateswaran rated it really liked it.


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JRD’s story is, in many ways, as much theirs as his own. Many detailed aspects into his life could have been avoided to keep the narration to a minimum, but at the same time portray the personality of JRD. InTata Steel instituted a new practice: He backed the enterprising youth and made them the The book is worthy of the man. Sep 23, Ashraf Abbas rated it really liked it.

And as a philanthropist, he was autobiogaphy for keeping alive and building up the tremendously active Tata charitable trusts. One needs to read this book to get to know how the Tatas and JRD himself has contributed to the growth of India. Today’s profit mongering socially blind businessmen-politician nexus are really destroying the foundation on which modern Jrs path to development is build on He also altered the ttata process to be on the basis of merit instead of dynasty.

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As an aviator and pioneer flier, he brought commercial aviation to India. I read this book along with the other one on Jamsetji Tata.

And, despite being applauded for his many contributions in raising the stakes and numbers, he always humbly credited his team first. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Just as the 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 With the Tatas, it was different: Earmark areas for Hindu temples, Mohammedan mosques and Christian churches.


Apr 03, Rishi Prakash rated it really liked it. As a patron of the arts, he was revered by India’s artists, sculptors and performing artists; under JRD’s tutelage, the Tatas became the biggest buyers, promoters and supporters of the art world in India.

His never ending endeavors to make the world a better place earned him several prestigious awards. He pioneered aviation in India, and presided over the development of the country’s autobioggaphy, cement, truck and vegetable oils industry. He and Nevill Vintcent worked together in building Tata Airlines.

D to England for higher studies in October I loved the way JRD’s early life, and his interest in flying has been described.