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JRD Tata:117th Birth Anniversary
July 29, 2021, is the 117th birth anniversary of Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, better known as JRD Tata — the father of Indian aviation, the longest-serving chairman of Tata group, founder of many Tata companies and a hero of Indian business.
Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata (1904–1993)
2021 marks the 117th birth anniversary of the legend that is JRD. In the pages and links below, we pay tribute to him and showcase his many accomplishments in the service of the nation.
In his voice
JRD Tata on All India Radio, Part One
Part one of a conversation with JRD Tata from the All India Radio archives.
Journey of Jeh
Watch the social media campaign film created for the 117th birth anniversary of JRD Tata.
JRD Tata: In Conversation
The only known television interview of the legendary former chairman JRD Tata
JRD Tata on All India Radio, Part Two
Part two of a conversation with JRD Tata from the All India Radio archives.
Others on JRD
Coffee, Tea, and JRD
"One must never be satisfied with the second-best," JRD said. This story tells you how he lived this mantra.
A tribute to JRD by Sudha Murty, noted author and an ex-Tata employee
JRD Tata: The Quiet Conqueror
The story of the Tata group's longest-serving chairman as an illustrated classic.
Beyond The Last Blue Mountain
The biography of the legendary former chairman JRD Tata by Russi M Lala is now available on Kindle.
JRD Tata guided the destiny of the Tata group for over half a century- A Profile
A 1986 interview with JRD-
Inverview by M V Kamath