Tributes paid to J R D Tata on 112th Birth Anniversary

By: | Published: July 29, 2016 11:13 PM

Rich tributes were paid today to the doyen of Indian industry Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata on his 112th birth anniversary here besides in other operation locations including Kalinganagar, Odisha.

As a mark of tribute to the former Tata Steel Chairman, who was extremely passionate about flying and laid the foundation of civil aviation in India (PTI)As a mark of tribute to the former Tata Steel Chairman, who was extremely passionate about flying and laid the foundation of civil aviation in India (PTI)

Rich tributes were paid today to the doyen of Indian industry Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata on his 112th birth anniversary here besides in other operation locations including Kalinganagar, Odisha.

As a mark of tribute to the former Tata Steel Chairman, who was extremely passionate about flying and laid the foundation of civil aviation in India, a short film on his life and his passion for aviation, was screened at Sonari Airport by Tata Steel’s Aviation department.

The special programme also included an Aero-modeling show and static display of aircraft, which attracted large number of people particularly school students..

The Sports department of Tata Steel organized a Cross Country race for Jogga school children to mark the occasion.
Around 1000 children participated in the event.

An under-12 and under-14 Football tournament was also organized at Armoury ground.

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