Some Brands Which You Never Knew Were Owned by TATA Group

These are some of the best brands which are operating across the world but are owned by India’s Tata Group of Companies. You will be proud to know.

Air Asia India

Air Asia India is an Indian low-cost airlines carrier with headquarters in Bangalore, India. The aircraft is a joint endeavour with Tata Sons holding 51% stake in the carrier and AirAsia Berhad holding 49% stake. AirAsia India initiated activities on 12 June 2014 with Bangalore as its essential centre point.

Indicash ATM

Indicash is a White Label ATM BRAND which is owned by the TATA Group. White Label ATMs are those which are owned and operated by non-banking entities. Indicash is India’s first and the largest White Label ATM brand of India.

Jaguar Land Rover

Sorry! Many of you already knew about this. The famous Branch JLR is renowned around the world for making luxury cars around the world. Tata Motors is the parent company of Jaguar Land Rover Limited, a British worldwide car organization with its home office in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom which is the parent company of Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC. The primary business of Jaguar Land Rover Limited is the designing, development, production and sale of luxury vehicles.

Jamshedpur FC 

TATA has a football club too. Based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, Jamshedpur Football Club is an Indian professional football club which has competed as a member of Indian Super League is a top-tier professional league in India under licence from All India Football Federation (AIFF). The football club is owned by Tata Steel, a subsidiary of the Tata Group.

Taj Air

‘Taj Air Chartered Flights’ is an air charter company pioneered aviation in India over 80 years ago & is owned by the Tata Group. The company is registered as a non-scheduled operator with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Taj Air operates a hangar and an exclusive passenger lounge at the General Aviation (GA) Terminal of Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. It only offers aircraft that are owned; maintained and operated by Taj Air i.e. no third party aircraft are offered. The fleet of the aircrafts comprises of all single owner aircraft which are directly bought from the manufacturer and none of them is pre-owned.

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces are the owners of Resorts and Palaces luxurious ‘Taj Hotels’ chain. Headquartered at Express Towers, Nariman Point in Mumbai, it is a subsidiary of the Indian Hotels Company Limited.. It was incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsedji Tata, in 1903 as a part of the Tata Group. The company employed over 13,000 people in the year 2010. & currently operates a total of 100 hotels and resorts, with 84 across India and 16 in other countries, including Bhutan, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, UAE, UK, USA and Zambia.

Titan, Sonata & Fastrack 

The Indian consumer goods company jointly ventured by Tata Group and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation was pioneered in 1984 under the name Titan Watches Limited. It went on to diversify into jewellery with Tanishq in 1994 and subsequently into eyewear with Titan Eyeplus in the 2000s. In 2013, Titan introduced its fragrances segment with the brand Skinn and later that year, it ventured into the helmets category under its brand Fastrack. Yes, it is your favourite men accessories Brand, ‘Fastrack’ which in a way is also a part of Tata. Apart from this, Sonata is also a venture brand of TATA.

Tanishq

The famous jewellery brand of India, Tanishq, is a division of Titan Company. The brand if is promoted by the Tata Group in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) with headquarters in Bengaluru (Bangalore), Karnataka. It is one of the biggest Jewellery Brand in India.

Tetley

It is a beverage manufacturer founded in 1837 in Yorkshire, England & is wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Global Beverages since 2000. Tetley is reportedly the biggest tea company in the United Kingdom and Canada, and the second-largest in the United States in terms of turnover volume. Tetley’s manufacturing and distribution business operate in forty countries, selling over sixty branded tea bags. It is the second-largest manufacturer of teas in the world, after Unilever.

Trent (Westside)

It is the retail hand of the Tata group which Started in 1998. The famous clothing and retail brand, Westside is operated and owned by Tata’s Trent. It is one of the many growing retail chains in India & is based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Voltas

Limited is an Indian company specialising in air conditioning and cooling technology. Volta’s products are manufactured by its Domestic & International operation groups and are classified into Unitary Products Business Group (UPBG), Mining & Construction Equipment Division (MCED), and Textile Machinery Division (TMD).

UPBG group manufactures products including air conditioners, air coolers, commercial refrigerators, water coolers and water dispensers. Voltas is the largest air-conditioning brand in India.

Vistara 

Based in Gurgaon, Vistara is an Indian full-service airline operated by Tata SIA Airlines Limited. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi is the primary hub of the airlines. It is a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines and started its operations in 2015. The airline has a 4.7% share of the domestic airline market, making it the 6th largest domestic airline in the country. 

Author: Keshav Kothari

A young CA Aspirant who is a writer and a photographer with the zeal to convey a positive perception through his work.

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