Tata donates $50 Million Harvard Business School


Ratan Tata, Chairman of India's Tata Group has donated to the prestigious American Harward Business School, a whopping $ 50 million gift, which is the largest gift received from an international donor in its history. The proceeds would be utilized at the school's Boston Campus for building new academic and residential building for the executive education programs. The Building will be named Tata Hall and expected to be completed next Spring.

Ratan Tata, Chairman of India's Tata Group has donated to the prestigious American Harward Business School, a whopping $ 50 million gift, which is the largest gift received from an international donor in its history. The proceeds would be utilized at the school's Boston Campus for building new academic and residential building for the executive education programs. The Building will be named Tata Hall and expected to be completed next Spring.

In 1975 Ratan Tata had attended Harward University's Advanced Management Program and had received the school's highest honor, the Alumni Achievement Award, in 1995. The School's Advanced Management Program each year attracts, half of its 9000 business leaders from outside the US. The present dean of the Hardward School, is Indian born Nitin Noihria, touted the "Gift".

Tata Group which has interest in steel, automobiles, telecommunications, tea, information technology comprises 98 companies and was founded more than 142 years ago in 1868. Anand Mahindra, Mahindra Group, had donated $ 10 million recently, had taken his undergraduate and Masters from Harward Business School.


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