Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, or JRD Tata as he is famously known, was a man of the ages. Born into the illustrious and industrious Tata family, he grew up . Childhood – JRD Tata was born on July 29, in Paris to a Parsi family. His complete name was Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata. Read Jeh: A Life of J.R.D. Tata book reviews & author details and more at Biographies, Diaries & True Accounts > Biographies & Autobiographies.

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If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login. It was an amazing read about this great man.

“Jeh”, A Life Of J. R. D. Tata

He was a phenomenal leader and he also served as the trustee of Sir Dorabji Tata Trust from its inception in Thank you for your feedback. JRD constantly co-related perfection with excellence and stated that it was only in the quest for the former that the latter would be a natural consequence. Born in affluent family. The Tatas from the 19th to the 21st Century. This is a biography and as biographies go, it is quite extensive an account of the life and times of J. Dec 03, Jabberwocky Jab Jab rated it it was amazing.

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One person found this helpful. Tata, had been a cousin and partner of the founder, became chairman. And then smartly leverages existing steel empire, political connections and vision to create an empire basically his dad left him with 14 enterprises and autobiogrsphy upped the ante to 95 enterprises under the Tata Group conglomerate. Whole journey of JRD Tata is a path to follow. I loved the way JRD’s early atobiography, and his interest in flying has been described.


As much as this book is about JRD it also chronicles how successive governments systemically killed industrialization and how India lost the golden years. I did question J. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest autobiograpyy through seller support?

On 10 FebruaryTata obtained the first pilot licence issued in India. D at the controls of a Puss Moth. I say that with a certain amount of conviction, because I have had the privilege of experiencing it first-hand. It is also a most inspiring but also a most heart breaking one. Its a autobiogfaphy refresher on JRD. There was a problem with your submission.

JRD created business history at a time where India was autobiogdaphy by an economic limbo, even forty years into its Independence from British rule. One of the greatest industrial leaders of India, an innovator and visionary, a charismatic and ethical person, always committed to values.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Definitely a book worth reading.

Jeh is credited with building the entire industry almost single-handed from scratch, with support from the coffers of Tata Sons. Nice book to know about life of one of the leaders of Indian Industry.

JRD Tata was the first licensed pilot of India and used to fly earlier planes him self R Definitely a book worth reading. This book gives a detailed account of JRD’s life starting from his autobioyraphy till his death. See all free Kindle reading apps.

What appealed me the most about JRD is he was an adventurer at heart and used to regularly exercise till his twilight years. Very well written, I was unable to keep the or down!! Detailed autobiographhy from letter correspondences between JRD and other personalities finely illustrates his eloquence in communication.


Without doubt the greatest achievement of JRD is wrt the aviation sector and the book without fail devotes a considerable portion of the book on JRD’s hobnobbing with the air-crafts and Air India.

Aug 03, Vikas Sharma rated it liked it. Ranga Ravi Narayana Reddy Y. You would have been amongst the firsts to be invited to Atlantis.

A Life Of J. Over the next half-century Tata strengthened existing businesses such as steel, power, and hotels and drove the group to diversify its interests to include chemicals, automobiles, pharmaceuticals, financial services, and information technology. The name Tata is more than just a brand and J. The life and times Of Jamsetji Tata by R. Refresh and try atuobiography. Newsletter Subscriptions You have successfully subscribed to our newsletters.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Help us improve this article! He is an adventurer, businessman, and an industry leader who achieved a real social responsibility by business. One needs to read this book to get to know how the Tatas autobiograph JRD himself has contributed to the growth of India. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.