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 . 8 Jun JRD Tata was born on July 29, in Paris. His mother was a French, Suzzane, while his father, Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata was Parsi. JRD Tata. One of the pioneering industrialists of India, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy(J.R.D Tata) was born in Paris on July 29, He became the chairman of the Tata.

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His mother was the first woman in India to drive a car and, inhe became the first licensed pilot in India. With an uncanny knack for selecting the right man for the right job, his greatest achievement lay in his ability to weld a team and get the best out of persons who differed greatly in outlook, character and ability.

One person found this helpful. Especially the parts where he brings out the personal side of Jeh. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Very well written, I was unable to keep the book down!! Like every entrepreneur, he came up with a unique idea and made it a global autobiographyy through sheer force of autobiographyy. A very good book that throws light on the life of J R D, Tatas commitment towards Indian development and ajtobiography contribution of Tatas towards the industrial development of Independent India.


Sanjana confesses that she can ramble on about history, food, and psychological tatq when she’s not writing for YourStory. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. July 29, Died: The last chapter is very very moving. He inherited his business wisdom from his father and great-great grandfather Ervad Jamsheed Tata. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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A great person in two words. Looking at the state of affairs now especially when Air India is so much in news one wonders to what height Tata’s would have taken it if it wasn’t snatched from Tata’s and a legend like JRD.

After completing this book I realised that Tata’s have been an integral part in the development of India. Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: This is the best book to understand TATA.

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

May 06, Anand rated it really liked it. However, it completely steers clear of any controversial or grey aspects of JRD’s personality. Retrieved 11 April As a citizen of France J. Tata in Chronological Order. Beyond the Last Blue Mountain.

To this extent, he wished to offer her the chance to meet other nations on an equal footing on all levels, starting with taking a lead in the world of business. Mahatma Gandhi, Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist…. Jul 22, Aamil Syed rated it really liked it Shelves: Copyright YourStory Media Pvt.


A compelling read, divided properly in 4 sections, talking about his early life, childhood, joining the Tata’s and becoming the Chairman of Tata Sons at the early age of 36, his role in setting up the Indian aviation industry, starting from scratch, nurturing it for 46 years, and taking it to great heights in the World Aviation Sector.

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Tata henceforth called ‘Jeh’. You can not find answer in this book, but it is the tale of one jrf search for excellence and building wealth in a country India who did not understand his views He was famous for succeeding in business while maintaining high ethical standards — refusing to bribe politicians autobiohraphy use the black market.

The Tatas were single handedly responsible for most of the early tools placed at our citizens disposal.