Tata Trusts: News

02 Jan 2023

Tata Sons

Tata Group veteran RK Krishnakumar dies; Ratan Tata pays tribute

Former Tata Sons director RK Krishnakumar died due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai on Sunday. He was 84.

08 Aug 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Noida's largest coronavirus-dedicated facility, having 400 beds, inaugurated by Adityanath

On Saturday, Noida's battle with the deadly coronavirus got a boost when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated a 400-bed hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients.

28 Mar 2020

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki producing ventilators, masks to tackle coronavirus pandemic

As coronavirus cases continue to increase, Maruti Suzuki, India's largest automaker, is planning to tackle one of the most concerning problems associated with the pandemic - ventilator shortage.

24 Sep 2018

United Nations (UN)

IIT Kanpur-backed start-up receives United Nations Young Leaders award

Kanpur-based start-up HelpUsGreen, which converts flowers and offerings collected from religious places into a biodegradable alternative to thermacol and incense sticks, received the UN Young Leaders Award at the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday.

10 Jul 2018


After Mukherjee, Ratan Tata to join Mohan Bhagwat on stage

A month after former president Pranab Mukherjee triggered a controversy by attending an RSS event, it is now industrialist Ratan Tata's turn.

Tata vs Cyrus Mistry: NCLT rules in Tata Sons' favor

In what seems to be a decisive verdict in the Tata Sons-Cyrus Mistry case, the Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ruled in favor of Tata Sons, dismissing Mistry's pleas challenging his removal as the chairman of the group.

Landmark initiative: Sanitary napkin vending machines for nine Maharashtra jails

Nine prisons in Maharashtra, housing some 1,023 women, are in the process of getting sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators (for the disposal of sanitary napkins).

22 May 2018


Google's "Internet Saathi" program expands to 4 new states

Google's "Internet Saathi" program is set to expand to four new states: Karnataka, Goa, Uttarakhand, and Telangana.

08 Feb 2018

Tamil Nadu

As 'Internet Saathi' reaches TN, state bats for Google Center

Google has taken its 'Internet Saathi' program to Tamil Nadu (TN), aiming to cover 4,000 villages across six districts in Phase I.

21 Nov 2017


Google's "Internet Saathis" bring 11.5 million rural Indian women online

Over 1,100 women in Uttar Pradesh's Khaula village can now access the Internet, learn new skills, and watch YouTube videos thanks to "Internet Saathi" program run by Google and Tata Trusts.

11 Sep 2017


Tata Trusts plans to invest Rs. 500cr to elevate tribals

Tata Trusts, the philanthropic arm of Tata group, will spend over Rs. 500 crore for the betterment of tribals in four states over the next five years.

04 Jul 2017


Court initiates Rs 500 crore criminal defamation proceedings against Mistry

A Mumbai metropolitan court has initiated criminal defamation proceedings against ex-Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, his brother Shapur Mistry and their firms.

17 May 2017


Google's Internet Sathi - Internet literacy comes to rural Assam

In India, where women's illiteracy rate is surprisingly low, Google partnered with Tata Trusts to create "Internet Sathi," a noble initiative to increase digital literacy in India last year.

31 Aug 2016

Nandan Nilekani

Ratan Tata, Nilekani, Vijay Kelkar to launch MicroFinance Institution

Avanti Finance, a technology-supported financial inclusion vehicle is in the process of being set up by Ratan Tata, Vijay Kelkar and Nandan Nilekani.