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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
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JRD Tata on All India Radio, Part One

Part one of a conversation with JRD Tata from the All India Radio archives.
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JRD Tata: In Conversation
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JRD Tata: In Conversation

The only known television interview of the legendary former chairman JRD Tata
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Written By 'Jeh'

The Jeh Font is a tribute to JRD's prolific letter-writing and unrivaled penmanship.
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JRD Tata on All India Radio, Part Two
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JRD Tata on All India Radio, Part Two

Part two of a conversation with JRD Tata from the All India Radio archives.
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Others on JRD

Coffee, Tea, and JRD
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Coffee, Tea, and JRD

"One must never be satisfied with the second-best," JRD said. This story tells you how he lived this mantra.
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Appro JRD
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Appro JRD

A tribute to JRD by Sudha Murty, noted author and an ex-Tata employee
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Books

JRD Tata: The Quiet Conqueror

The story of the Tata group's longest-serving chairman as an illustrated classic.
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Beyond The Last Blue Mountain
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Beyond The Last Blue Mountain

The biography of the legendary former chairman JRD Tata by Russi M Lala is now available on Kindle.
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Short Biographies

JRD Tata
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JRD Tata guided the destiny of the Tata group for over half a century - A Profile

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The Unknown JRD
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A 1986 interview with JRD- Inverview by M V Kamath
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A man of many talents
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A man of many talents - A compilation
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