Pune: Ratan Tata, one of India’s most loved and successful businessmen showed his empathetic side once again as he travelled all the way from Mumbai to Pune to meet an ailing former employee. According to a post shared on Linkedin by Yogesh Desai, an acquaintance of the employee, Tata travelled to Pune’s Friends Society to see his ex-employee who had been sick for the last two years.Also Read - Woman Fraudulently Uses Ratan Tata's Car Number, Case Exposed After Challan Sent to His Office
The 83-year-old business tycoon made the trip without any media or bouncers accompanying him.
Sharing the photo of Ratan Tata in Pune which has gone viral, Yogesh wrote, ”This is how legends are made of. No media, no bouncers only commitment towards loyal employees. There is lot to learn for all entrepreneurs and businessmen that money is not everything all that matters is being great human being. Hats off Sir!! I bow my head in Respect!!”
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Moved by his compassionate gesture, netizens floored social media with comments calling Ratan Tata a ‘legend’.
One user wrote, ”So humbling and Tata group is legendary in their approach to people and community,” while another commented, ”Legend Ratan TATA is not only a business man rather he is an industrialist with unlimited contribution for the society which no other business person and industrialists has ever done yet.”
Earlier, Tata had personally visited the families of all 80 of his employees who were affected by the 26/11 terror attack of 2008.
Known for his community work and business, Tata was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008. Much of Tata group’s earnings goes towards charities which is why despite having such a large business empire, Ratan Tata’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 billion. In April 2020, he announced a massive Rs 500 crore to fight the coronavirus pandemic raging around the world.