When he died, his obituary read: "...his sturdy strength of character prevented him from fawning on any man, however great, for he was great in his own way, greater than most people realised. He sought no honour, he claimed no privilege, but the advancement of India and her myriad peoples were with him an abiding passion."
The spirit of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the founder of the group, lives on in the stories of the individuals profiled here.
Inspired by the selflessness of Covid-19 frontline heroes — doctors, paramedics, non-clinical staffers, municipal corporators, public servants, technicians, public health and sanitation workers, countless private individuals — hundreds of Tata employees stepped up to offer help wherever required, in work spaces, streets, villages and urban clusters.
These are their stories.