Tata fast facts

Headquarters: Bombay House, 24, Homi Mody Street
Mumbai 400 001, India
Founded: 1868: Tata Sons established by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata
Promoter holding companies: Tata Sons and Tata Industries
Areas of business: Information systems and communications, engineering, materials, services, energy, chemicals and consumer products
Group revenues: 2013-14: $103.27 billion (around Rs624,757 crore)
Shareholder base: 3.9 million
Number of companies: Over 100 operating companies
Listed companies: 32 on the Bombay Stock Exchange
Number of employees: Over 581,470
International presence: Over 150 countries
International revenues: 2013-14: $69.4 billion (67.2% of group revenues)
Companies listed on NYSE: Tata Motors
Board of directors, Tata Sons
Cyrus P Mistry, Chairman
R Gopalakrishnan
Ishaat Hussain
Vijay Singh
Dr Nitin Nohria
Board of directors, Tata Industries
Cyrus P Mistry, Chairman
Ishaat Hussain
S Ramadorai
B Muthuraman
Prasad R Menon
KRS Jamwal, executive director
RR Bhinge, executive director
Tata Steel: Among the top ten steelmakers in the world
Tata Motors: Among the top five commercial vehicle manufacturers in the world
Tata Global Beverages: Second-largest player in tea in the world
Tata Chemicals: World’s second-largest manufacturer of soda ash
Tata Communications: One of the world's largest wholesale voice carriers
Pioneering initiatives in India
Established the first steel plant
Introduced labour welfare benefits long before they were enacted by law
Started the first power plant
Pioneered civil aviation
Brought insurance to the country
Started the country’s first chain of luxury hotels
Led commercial vehicle production
Pioneered software development
Manufactured the country’s first indigenous passenger car, the Indica
Provided affordable, innovative and inclusive solutions such as the Tata Nano, Tata Swach water purifier and Shubha Griha housing
Commitment to community: giving back to society what came from the society
Tata companies and Tata trusts work in the areas of health, education, women and child development, training of youth and building sustainable livelihoods, and environmental conservation.
The trusts have set up institutes of learning such as the Indian Institute of Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences and others.
A pioneer in employee welfare, Tata Steel introduced the 8-hour working day, provident fund, maternity leave, etc much before they became laws.
In recent years, Tata companies have started using their core competencies to help in sustainable development of the community – TCS has developed a functional literacy programme; Tata Interactive has created e-learning modules to help children with learning disability; Tata Teleservices helps fishermen with communications technology.
Tata Council for Community Initiatives (TCCI) publishes guidelines such as the CS Protocol and the Tata Index for Sustainable Human Development which serve as a guide for Tata companies as well as other companies in India and abroad.
The Tata group contributed $81 million to social causes in 2011-12. It did this by way of grants and social welfare schemes, through its trusts and companies.
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Updated on 21 July 2014