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For The Love Of India: The Life And Times Of Jamsetji Tata
Author: R M Lala

Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0-14-306206-9
Pages: 247
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A mine of information on a man who transformed India and dragged it into the twentieth century' -Sentinel Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata was born in 1839, and in his lifetime India remained firmly under British rule. Yet the projects he envisioned laid the foundation for the nation's development once it became independent. More extraordinary still, these institutions continue to set the pace for others in their respective areas. For, among his many achievements are the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, which has groomed some of the country's best scientists, the Tata Steel plant in Jamshedpur, which marked the country's transition from trading to manufacturing, his pioneering hydro-electric project, and the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai, one of the finest in the world.