“Tata Group of Companies” has become a common household name and is a brand that India owns with pride. Jamsetji Tata established the parent company in 1868 and the corporation gained international recognition after purchasing several global companies.
It is one of the most important industrial groups in India. There is an independent board of directors and shareholders for every Tata company who guides and supervises them.
Jamsetji Tata worked in his father's company at the age of 29. He founded a trading company in 1870 with Rs.21,000 as its capital. Afterward, at Chinchpokli he bought a bankrupt oil mill and converted it into a cotton mill. He operated it under the name Alexandra Mill which he sold for a profit after 2 years.
He dreamed of achieving 4 goals- setting up an iron and steel company, a distinctive world-class hotel, a world-class learning institution, and a hydroelectric plant., In 1903, he opened one of a kind hotel -the Taj Mahal Hotel at Colaba waterfront. It the first-ever hotel with electricity in India.
After Jamsetji's death, his older son Dorabji Tata, continued his legacy to become the chairman in 1904 and went on to establish the Tata Iron and Steel company (TISCO).
Jamsetji Tata’s third goal was fulfilled by establishing The Indian Institute of Science with the first batch admitted in 1911.
In 1938, J. R. D. Tata was made chairman of the Tata Group. Under his chairmanship, the assets of the Tata Group grew to a large extent (US$101 million to over US$5 billion.) and in 1954, it entered the commercial vehicle market after forming a joint venture with Daimler-Benz. In 1968, Tata Consultancy Services was founded.
Ratan Tata became the chairman of Tata Group in 1991. In the same year, India opened up the market to foreign competitors, economic liberalization. Recently, in 2017, Natarajan Chandrasekara was appointed as the new chairman.
All TATA Groups Companies and Subsidiaries:
Tata has been the parent company to many firms and has ventured into various businesses to bring India on the global platform. Here is a list of all the Tata Groups of Companies and their subsidiaries list.
1) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services Limited initially started as "Tata Computer Systems" and was founded in 1968 by the division of Tata Sons Limited.
2) Tata Coffee
Tata Coffee is a coffee company owned by Tata Consumer Products, a Tata Group subsidiary. The company owns around owns 19 coffee estates in south India
4) Tata Starbucks- a joint venture between Tata Global Beverages and Starbucks(US)
Tata Starbucks Private Limited formerly referred to as Tata Starbucks Limited is a 50:50 is a copartnership, owned by Tata Consumer Products and Starbucks Corporation that owns and operates Starbucks outlets in India. The outlets are branded Starbucks "A Tata Alliance"
5) Tata Motors
6) Tata Motors Cars
7) Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC is the closed-end investment of Jaguar Land Rover Limited, a British multinational automotive company, and a Tata group of companies subsidiary.
9) Tata Daewoo
10) Tata Hispano
11) Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery
Tata Motors Ltd joined hands with Hitachi Construction Machinery of Japan to start an India-based joint venture company named Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company Pvt Ltd. It was previously referred to as Telco Construction Equipment Co. Ltd. or Telcon.
Tata Hitachi's product lineup includes a broad spectrum of excavators, rigid dump trucks, Wheel Loaders, and Backhoe Loaders.
12) Tata Marcopolo
13) Tata Technologies
14) Tata Power Solar
Another company within the tata group of companies’ list is the Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, which was formerly known as Tata BP Solar.
It is an Indian company that specializes in solar power services. The company manufactures solar products and provides EPC services for a solar power project.
15) Tata Elxsi
16) Tata Steel
17) Tata Steel Europe
18) Tata Steel BSL
One of the companies that have acted as a boon to the steel industry is Tata Steel BSL Limited, formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited, the largest auto-grade steel manufacturer in India.
Tata Steel BSL Limited, with an outsized amount of debt in proportion to its equity, Tata Steel BSL Limited is a hugely leveraged company.
19) Tata Bearings
20) Tata Sponge Iron Ltd.
21) Tata Metaliks Ltd.
22) Tata AutoComp Systems
Tata group’s subsidiary Tata AutoComp has its capabilities in Automotive Interior & Exterior Plastics, Composites, Sheet Metal Stampings as well as Engineering and Supply Chain
23) Tata Capital
24) Tata Chemicals
25) Tata Salt,
26) Brunner Mond
An important asset to the chemical industry is the contribution done by one of the Tata group’s companies.
27) Tata CLiQ
28) Tata Communications
29) Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd.,
30) Tata Defence
Since India’s independence in 1947, till 2005, the Group has been actively serving India's defense needs within the mobility segment through Tata Motors.
31) Tata Housing Development Company
32) Tata Value Homes Limited
33) Tata Projects
34) Tata Sky
Tata Group's subsidiary in the broadcast section is Tata Sky which is a direct broadcast satellite service provider. It uses MPEG-4 digital compression technology.
It is a copartnership between the Tata Group and The Walt Disney Company with Temasek Holdings as a minor partner.
35) Tata Teleservices Ltd.
36) Tata Telecommunications
37) Tata Tele Business Services
38) Tata AIG
Tata Group along with American International Group started a joint venture, Tata AIG General, in the insurance sector.
39) AirAsia India (Joint venture with AirAsia),
40) Vistara (a joint venture with Singapore Airlines)
41) Indicash ATM,
42) C-Edge Technologies (TCS-SBI joint venture)
C-Edge is a strategic alliance, between Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) and State Bank of India (SBI).
It is a tata group subsidiary that aims to provide the transformational capability to the Indian financial services and emerging markets by addressing major technology needs of this industry.43) CMC Limited – (Computer Maintenance Corporation) IT services,
44) Computational Research Laboratories
45) e-Nxt Financials Ltd.
46) Infiniti Retail Cromā
Infiniti Retail, a subsidiary of the Tata Group, runs Cromā stores in India acts as a retail chain for consumer electronics and durables.
47) Indian Hotels Company Limited
48) Taj Hotels, Vivanta
49) Ginger Hotels
Tata Group's subsidiary in the hospitality sector is Ginger, an Indian budget hotel chain. It was established by Roots Corporation Limited, a division of Indian Hotels Company Limited.
50) Inzpera Health sciences
51) Jamshedpur FC
52) Mjunction (Tata Steel & SAIL - India's Largest B2B E-Commerce company)
53) Rallis India Limited (an agricultural research company)
Rallis, a Tata Enterprise, is a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals, with its business presence within the farm essentials vertical. It is one of India’s leading crop care companies
54) Taj Air
56) Titan Industries (joint watchmaking venture in India between the Tata Group and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO)
57) Trent (Westside)
Started in 1998, Trent operates Westside, one of the various growing retail chains in India based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and Landmark, a bookstore chain with brick and mortar stores in various locations of India.
58) TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited,
60) VSNL International Canada
61) TitanX-Powertrain Cooling
TitanX Engine Cooling is a global outsourcer of powertrain cooling solutions to commercial vehicles, both for OEMs and the independent aftermarket. It’s a tata group subsidiary.
62) Indian Institute of Science
63) National Centre for Performing Arts
64) Nettur Technical Training Foundation R D
65) Tata Technical Education Centre Jamshedpur
66) Tata Ecotechnology Centre
The JRD Tata Ecotechnology Centre was established in 1996, with support from the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Mumbai, and is dedicated to the loving memory of the renowned industrialist, the late JRD Tata.
67) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
68) Tata Institute of Social Sciences
69) Tata Management Training Centre
70) Tata Memorial Hospital
71) Tata Medical Centre,
72) The Energy and Resources Institute
Tata Group has a research institute in New Delhi that focuses on the fields of energy, environment, and sustainable development, The Energy and Resources Institute.
73) Tata Institute for Genetics and Society
University of California San Diego, the India-based philanthropic Tata Trusts, and the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (InStem) shook hands to start a joint venture in Bangalore named “The Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS)."
Tata Group of companies has been a boon to not only India but to countries around the world. It has been successful in catering services to all the fields-education, hotels, engineering, retail, and e-commerce.
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