Sir Dorabji Tata believed in the constructive application of his wealth and bestowed his entire fortune to the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, set up in 1932. With the directions that the funds were to be used towards the advancement of learning and research, relief work and other charitable purposes
India Justice Report: Ranking states on police, judiciary, prisons and legal aid
Access to justice, a public good, is important for all of us. The Tata Trusts’ mission is to improve the quality of life, and an effectively functioning justice system is critical to this, not simply at an individual level, but for the economic and social development of the country as a whole.
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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
— Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
— Dr Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, Indian Agronomist
— 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