30th April 2023: The “ Titan Of Biz” yet again proves his absolute merit, dedication and hard work in the world forum. Read ahead to know more about his most recent achievement!
Australia's highest civilian honour, the Order of Australia, was given to Ratan Tata, an industrialist, philanthropist and Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, in recognition of his efforts to improve bilateral ties between India and Australia.
Ratan Tata, the former head of the Tata Group, was made an Honorary Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia in recognition of his significant efforts to uphold links between India and Australia, particularly in the fields of trade and business.
Barry O'Farrell, the Australian High Commissioner to India, made the announcement and honoured Rata Tata, the chairman of the Tata Sons, via his official Twitter account. He shared, “Ratan Tata is a titan of biz, industry & philanthropy not just in India, but his contributions have also made a significant impact in Australia. Delighted to confer Order of Australia (AO) honour to Ratan Tata in recognition of his longstanding commitment to the Australia-India relationship”
The 2022 India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement has received significant backing from Tata, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which employs over 17,000 people, is believed to be the largest Indian business in Australia.
For years, Indians have been familiar with the Mumbai-based multinational corporation Tata Group. Tata is a household name throughout the Indian business and is also extremely well-known and respected all over the world. The motto of Tata Group is ‘Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Pioneering, and Unity”, which is very sincerely followed and maintained by the employees as well as the employers of the company. Most of the credit for such wondrous and holistic developments across various fields can be attributed to the man, Ratan Tata himself!
Over the course of his career, Ratan Tata has won numerous honours, including the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, two of India's highest civilian awards. In addition, he has received the Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, the Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award, and the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. He has also been awarded various honorary degrees from renowned universities from around the globe.
Recently, when Natarajan Chandrasekaran, chairman of the Tata Group and chairman of Tata Sons, paid Bill Gates a visit in India, they spoke about humanitarian undertakings. In their conversation, Tata and Gates discussed ways to improve their cooperation and work together on nutrition, diagnostics, and health issues.