March 03, 2017

Tata Central Archives brings the 6th edition of the moving exhibition on Jamsetji N Tata to Bengaluru

  • The exhibition marks the 178th birth anniversary of Jamsetji N Tata, Founder of the Tata group
  • The bi-lingual (English and Kannada) exhibition is specifically designed and adapted for school and college students

Bengaluru: Tata Central Archives organised the 6th edition of the moving exhibition on the Founder of the Tata group, Jamsetji N Tata at one of his visionary projects, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru. This day marks the 178th birth anniversary of Jamsetji N Tata and also celebrates IISc’s Founder’s Day. The exhibition was inaugurated today by Prof P Rama Rao, chairman of the council, IISc; Farokh N Subedar, chairman, Tata Services, and chief operating officer, Tata Sons, also graced the occasion. The exhibition will be open to the general public from March 4-9, 2017.

Prof P Rama Rao, chairman of the council, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and Farokh N Subedar, chairman, Tata Services, and chief operating officer, Tata Sons, inaugurating the 6th edition of the moving exhibition on the Founder of the Tata group, Jamsetji N Tata at IISc

With an aim to widen its outreach programme, this special exhibition is specifically designed in a bi-lingual format for school and college students. It is a platform through which the Tata Central Archives intends to inspire the Indian youth to follow in the footsteps of Jamsetji N Tata, who by his vision, perseverance and love for his country, opened a new chapter in Indian industry. The exhibition is divided into four sections, which highlight the enterprises started by Jamsetji N Tata as well as his work in the field of education, environment and welfare reforms.

The exhibition also includes a guided tour, a film on the life of Jamsetji N Tata titled Keepers of the Flame and an interactive quiz session.

Mr Subedar said, “Tata Central Archives is the custodian of Tata heritage. The Moving Exhibition is a curated repertoire of facts from the life of Jamsetji N. Tata, who has been an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a visionary. Through this special exhibition, we hope to inspire the minds of the young generation of today by educating them about Jamsetji’s vision, the Tata group’s ethos towards the society at large.”

Prof Rao said, “We are honoured to host this special exhibition on our founder, Jamsetji N Tata’s birth anniversary at our institute. IISc is the result of Jamsetji Tata’s persistent pursuit of excellence and his determination to give Indian students an opportunity for advanced learning.”

The exhibition will be held at the reception hall of IISc. Entry for school and college groups will be through pre-booked timeslots.

Tata Central Archives aims to take the Jamsetji N Tata Moving Exhibition to various cities in the country through the bi-lingual format. Previously, the exhibition has been showcased in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Navsari and Nagpur.