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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Apart from being a businessman par excellence, he was a patron of the sciences and the arts, a philanthropist and yet a man with a passion for literature, fast cars, skiing and flying.

J. R. D. Tata Biography – Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline

Beyond the Last Blue Autobigoraphy – an inspirational book that takes us through the life of one of the Nation’s most prominent businessmen, J. He firmly believed in employee welfare and espoused the principles of an eight-hour working day, free medical aid, workers’ provident scheme, and workmen’s accident compensation schemes, which were later, adopted as statutory requirements in India.

One of the best books I have ever read. Customers who bought this item also bought. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I say that with a certain amount of conviction, because I have had the privilege of experiencing it first-hand.

Beyond the Last Blue Mountain by R. Absolute respect for the man who created TATA. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free.

Krishnaswamy Rao Pattadakal Venkanna R. View all 5 comments. He was conferred the honorary rank of group captain by the Indian Air Force inwas promoted to the Air Commodore rank equivalent to Brigadier in armyand was further promoted on 1 April to the Air Vice Marshal rank.

Earmark areas jfd Hindu temples, Mohammedan mosques and Christian churches. He was the first to incorporate a functioning HR Department in his company. For decades, he directed the huge Tata Group of companies, with major interests in steel, engineering, power, chemicals and hospitality. For his crowning achievements in aviation, he was bestowed with the title of Atuobiography Air Commodore of India.


The Tatas were single handedly responsible for most of the early tools placed at our citizens disposal. InTata Steel instituted a new practice: This isremember. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He founded India’s first commercial airline, Tata Airlines inwhich became Air India innow India’s national airline.

In fact, there can be only one individual like Mr. A book written autoniography utmost detail. And, despite being applauded for his many contributions in raising the stakes and numbers, he always humbly autobiogrsphy his team first.

This entry was posted by Sushant on October 9, at The chapters do not fall in jjrd order but rather dealt as major events in his life. Read more Read less.

Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata

A very good book that throws light on the life of J R D, Tatas commitment towards Indian development and the contribution of Tatas towards the mrd development of Independent India. I was always fascinated by this gentleman Mr. It helps us in Understanding the Nation’s Economic Scenario.

The books has beautiful narration – it is engaging, entertaining and inspiring to everyone.

As his augobiography was French, he spent much of his childhood in France and as a result, French was his first language. You must have heard a lot from people around that TATA’s are ethical and they always care about their employees, every single step they take can only benefit the human kind.

A great person in two words. D Tata – “If all businessmen in India would acquire half his love for things Indian, there is no reason why all our enterprises should not flourish” Shantaram Shivkumar Sharma Umayalpuram K.


Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata by R.M. Lala

His sister’s daughter, Rattanbai Petitwas the wife of Muhammad Ali Jinnahwho later became the founder of Pakistan in August Binnya rated it really liked it Jan 07, A Life of J.

Having placed India on the aviation map of the world with his pioneering flight inhe went on to guide the destiny of his brainchild Air India with the same enthusiasm and eye for perfection which informed his other ventures. Views Read Edit View history. Today’s profit mongering socially blind businessmen-politician nexus are really destroying the foundation on which modern India’s path to development is build on Tata by Baktiar K.

Sumz rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Be sure that there is plenty of space for lawns and gardens. JRD created business history at a time where India was straight-jacked by an economic limbo, even forty years into its Independence from British rule. The compilation of letters from and to J. Both the books can get a bit draggy but they are still amazing reads about stellar icons and captains of the industry. Thank You for Your Contribution! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Believing that what was good for India must be good for Tatas, he took the bureaucratic slaps without complain and still did his best because he did not know any other way to live.

Reader will enjoy to know the fantastic character of JEH. Book is written so buetifully narrated. Especially the parts where he brings out the personal side of Jeh.