BIOGRAPHY OF AN ENTREPRENEUR Ratan Tata Presented by: Saraswati V.Prajapati
Entrepreneur“An entrepreneur is someone who exercise some controlover the means of production and produce more than whathe can consume in order to sell it for individual income.” Entrepreneurship:- “Entrepreneurship is the attempt to create value through recognition of business opportunity, the management of risk taking appropriate to the opportunity, and through the communicative and management skills to mobilize human, financial and material resources necessary to bring a project to fruition.”
HISTORY Born:- December 28, 1937, in Surat Occupation:- Chairman, of TATA Group Net worth:- $ 62 billion Education:- B.Sc. (Architecture and Structural Engineering from Cornell University ) The 21st century has at last, it is said, a true patron by whom the Indians can dream of a world contest by virtue of intelligence, entrepreneurship.
PERSONAL LIFE Tata was born into the wealthy and famous Tata family of Mumbai. He was born to Soonoo and Naval Hormusji Tata. Ratan is the great grandson of Tata group founder Jamshedji Tata. Ratan`s childhood was troubled, his parents separating in the mid-1940s, when he was about seven and his younger brother Jimmy was five. He was schooled at the Campion School, Mumbai and graduated from Cornell University in 1962 with a degree in Architecture and Structural Engineering.
ACHIEVEMENT AND AWARDS Honored with Padma Bhushan, one of the highest civilian awards in 2000 Ratan Tata`s dream was to manufacture a car costing Rs 100,000. He realized his dream by launching Nano in New Delhi Auto Expo on January 10, 2008.
INFRASTRUCTURE The major Tata companies such as Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Tea, Tata Chemicals, Indian Hotels. Ratan also led TATA to Korea and acquired Daewoo motors heavy vehicles division. TATA Tea acquired Tetley. Tata Teleservices acquired Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL)
TATA GROUP TATA Group has generated so much of Goodwill over last 5 generations. Ratan Tata - A true Indian entrepreneur . TATA Group is running 96 businesses and out of which 28 Companies are publically listed on the various stock exchanges. Tata Group is worlds top 50 Group according to Market capitalization and Reputation.