Ratan Tata: The Governor General of Australia has announced that India’s top industrialist Ratan Tata has been appointed to the ‘Order of Australia’ for distinguished service to Australia-India relations, particularly trade, investment and philanthropy. As of 2022, Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons and former Chairman of the Tata Group, is expected to have a net worth of Rs 3800 crore.
Statement issued by the Office of the Governor General of Australia
In recognition of his support for Australia-India relations, he deserves formal national recognition with the appointment as an Honorary Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO), said a statement issued by the Governor General’s Office.
Australia’s High Commissioner in India tweeted
Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Barry O’Farrell, tweeted on Friday: “To appoint Shri Ratan Tata as an Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to Australia-India relations, particularly trade, investment and philanthropy.” Delighted to announce that the Australian Governor-General Tata has been a strong and influential advocate for deeper bilateral ties, including advocating for an Australia-India economic cooperation and trade agreement, set to be finalized in 2022, and supporting business and government leaders visiting India Did.
Their work supports development and creates opportunities in a wide range of areas, including health, nutrition, education, water, agriculture, environment and energy, social justice and inclusion, digital transformation, disaster relief, and women’s economic empowerment, the statement said. is included.
Scholarship is given under Tata Family Trust
Through scholarships offered under the Tata Family Trust, opportunities have been provided to Indian students to study in Australia, deepen people-to-people and economic ties, and create opportunities in Australia’s education sector. Tata has also been involved in disaster relief efforts and has supported organizations that provide aid to those in need, such as in the aftermath of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, during which two Australians tragically lost their lives .
TCS employs the largest number of Australians through any Indian company
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which has been based in Australia since 1998, employs the largest number of Australians of any Indian company with 17,000 employees and associates. TCS also contributes to the Australian community through a significant pro bono program that provides complimentary IT services to six non-profit Australian organizations in the areas of health and Indigenous leadership.
Ratan Tata has received many awards
Ratan Tata has received numerous international awards and accolades for his contributions to business, industry, engineering, leadership, culture and peace, including an honorary Doctor of Business degree from the University of New South Wales.