Some interesting and inspiring facts about Tata group of industriesFact No. 1: JRD Tata was India's first licensed pilot and founder of the country's first commercial airline company Tata Airlines in 1932;. Tata Airlines was later renamed as Air India in 1946.
Fact No. 2: Tata Motors, Jamshedpur has a blood bank where employees get to donate a bottle of blood. In return, not only are they given off for that day, but they can also avail an extra leave within 7 days of donating the blood. Employees indeed use it to extend their holidays and the organisation loses man-hours through this policy. Nevertheless the company continues this policy to encourage blood donation to save precious lives.
Fact No. 3: About two-thirds of the huge annual profits generated by Tata Group go to charity in the form of Tata Trust, and this is done without publicity.
Fact No. 4: Tata group of companies usually foregoes contracts rather than paying bribes. This is in accordance with the established policy of the group of not giving or accepting bribes.
Fact No. 5: Despite diversification of business interests in many fields, Tata group has so far abstained itself from entering into alcohol business or tobacco business.