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Interview with Ratan Tata

Dr. Shapiro of CAPS interviews Ratan Tata about the Tata Trusts' philanthropy in India.

Ratan Tata was the Chairman of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group, from 1991 until his retirement on December 28, 2012. Effective December 29, 2012, Mr. Tata has been conferred the honorary title of Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, Tata Industries, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, and Tata Chemicals.

He is currently the Chairman of the Tata Trusts, which are among India’s oldest, nonsectarian philanthropic organizations that work in several areas of community development. He is the Chairman of the Council of Management of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. He also serves on the board of trustees of Cornell University and the University of Southern California. He is an advisory board member of the Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society.

Click on the video below to watch this interview with Ratan Tata, who shares with us his experience and knowledge in philanthropy.