The Tata Trusts began their engagement in the east over a decade ago. Placing field teams on the ground helped in developing a deep understanding of local communities and their challenges. The Trusts address the needs of the region by institutionalising platforms that provide access to livelihood, education, safe drinking water, health care, sports development, energy, etc.
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About Tata Trusts
In a country that is home to the world’s second-largest population, when one of its largest organisations providentially happens to be a philanthropic organisation, it raises hopes for a promising and sustainable future. For people across the country, the Tata Trusts symbolise humanitarianism and personify the prodigious force that advances new frontiers of social and economic development.
A dream that lives on
The journey of a million smiles began in 1892 with Jamsetji Tata, the pioneer, visionary and founder of the Tata Group, setting up the JN Tata Endowment for higher education of Indians. Regarded as the 'Father of Indian Industry' and one of the most important builders of the modern Indian economy, Jamsetji introduced the apprentice system at work, crèches and primary classes for...Know more
— Dr Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, Indian Agronomist
— Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
— Amit Chandra, Managing Director, Bain Capital
— Suresh Subramani, Global Director, Tata Institute for Genetics and Society
— Ashish Dhawan, Founder and Chairman, Central Square Foundation
— Uma Bharati, Then Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation