Ratan Tata is one of the most respected and successful industrialists of India, known for his utmost simplicity and humanity. Ratan Tata is also a philanthropist and a former chairman of Tata Group. We have brought few incidents where you will see a humble and kind human being Ratan Tata is, despite his wealthy status.
1. Always Sits Next To His Driver
Ratan Tata, a business tycoon is too humble and grounded to the earth. He sits next to the driver and enjoys the ride. Even he enjoys driving himself whenever he sees an opportunity.
2. Helped Needy Students Financially For Their Higher Education
Many students dream of studying in international universities. Their dreams became a reality because of Tata Trusts. There are multiple scholarships provided by the trust, such as J.N Tata Endowment, Sir Ratan Tata Scholarship, and Tata scholarship, to help students achieve their goals. He used his wealth to uplift the future of the nation.
3. Steps To Stop Fake News
This post has neither been said, nor written by me. I urge you to verify media circulated on WhatsApp and social platforms. If I have something to say, I will say it on my official channels. Hope you are safe and do take care. pic.twitter.com/RNVL40aRTB
— Ratan N. Tata (@RNTata2000) April 11, 2020
In April 2020, there was fake news spreading about him around the internet world. He took immediate action in his way and asked netizens to be alert and safe before it leads to any serious problem. Ratan Tata also informed them to believe the news only if it is from his official accounts.
4. Worked As An Employee At His Own Company
In 1971, Ratan Tata worked as an employee in his own company Tata Steel at Jamshedpur. He did this to gain work experience at his own company. He also got an offer from IBM in New York, but he declined.
5. Urged His Followers To Stop Online Hate And Saved The Victim From The Canceled Culture
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In 2019 Ratan Tata had posted a candid smiling picture by sitting on the floor. The post uploaded to mark his 1 million milestones. There were many congratulated comments on the post, but one comment received a lot of hate. A woman had called him ‘Chhotu’ in the comment while congratulating him. People started trolling her for the comment. Before this incident turns ugly, Ratan Tata replied to the comment by saying, “There is a child in each one of us. Please treat this young lady with respect.”
6. Ratan Tata Chose To Fly In Economic Class
The picture of Ratan Tata with a young man in an economic class of flight went viral on the internet, which was taken when Air Asia inaugurated their flight route to Goa in 2014. This shows his simplicity and gracefulness, even being a wealthy icon.