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March 3: Let’s know five facts on Jamsetji Tata on his birthday

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, also known as Jamsetji Tata, was born on March 3, 1839, in Navsari, Gujarat. He is the man who scripted the success story of India by bringing in industrialisation in the country.

Jamsetji Tata is known as the Indian philanthropist and entrepreneur who founded the Tata Group.

His ambitious endeavours helped India catapult into the league of industrialized countries.

Born into a Parsi family, Jamsetji was the first child and only son of Nusserwanji Tata. 

He graduated from Elphinstone College, Bombay (now Mumbai). In 1858, he joined his father’s export-trading firm and helped expanding its branches in Japan, China, Europe, and the United States. 

In 1868 Jamsetji founded a trading company that later evolved into the Tata Group.

He planned for the Bombay-area hydroelectric power plants that became the Tata Power company in 1906. He passed away on May 19, 1904 in Bad Nauheim, (Germany).

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