The Tata Group is one of India’s largest and most respected business conglomerates, with revenues of $21.9 billion (Rs 967,229 million), the equivalent of about 2.8 % of India’s GDP.
The TATA family of enterprises comprises 96 companies in 7 business sectors namely Engineering, Materials, Energy, Chemicals, Services, Consumer products, Information Systems and Communications.
The Tata Group has operations in more than 85 countries across 6 continents, and its companies export products and services to 80 countries.
Here is the many faces of TATA Group.
Tata Steel – Tata Steel is India’s largest integrated private sector steel company. Established in 1907, its steel plant at Jamshedpur produces four million tonnes of hot and cold rolled flat and long products.
Tata Motors – Established in 1945, Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with revenues of Rs 24,000 crore (USD 5.5
billion) in 2005-06. The company began manufacturing commercial vehicles in 1954.
Pic: Taj Mahal Palace Tower, Mumbai
Indian Hotels – Opened its first property, The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Bombay, in 1903. India’s largest hotel group which runs the famed five-star Taj Group of hotels. Its has global footprint in australia, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom ,USA, Yemen and Zambia.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) – Setup in 1968 the $4.3 billion TCS is India’s oldest and Asia’s largest IT and business process-outsourcing company.
Tata Tea – Set up in 1964 as a joint venture with UK based James Finlay, Tata Tea operates 54 tea estates in India alone.
Tata Teleservices – Setup in 1996, it was the first company in India to launch CDMA mobile services. It currently offers services under the brand name ‘Tata Indicom’ to more than 17.1 million customers in over 3,400 towns.
Tata BP Solar– This joint venture with Britain’s BP began producing solar power long before renewable energy became a fad-and a necessity.
Titan Industries – Setup in 1984 Titan Industries is India’s leading manufacturer of watches and Jewellery and the world’s sixth largest manufacturer brand of watches. In 1995, the company diversified into Jewellery under the brand Tanishq.