Tata Trusts and Khan Academy Promote Free, Quality Education

Tata Trusts are among India’s oldest, non-sectarian philanthropic organizations that work in several areas of community development. They have an annual investment of over Rs 550 crore in philanthropic work of which 80% is allocated to partnerships for initiatives reaching out to over four million households.

It partners with the Khan Academy for five years to provide free and quality education for anyone based anywhere in India using Khan Academy’s existing resources and tools to serve the specific needs of the Indian learner.

Ratan Tata, chairman Tata Trusts, said, “Today, people demand self-respect, access to knowledge and have an urge to enhance their livelihoods and Tata Trusts are committed to help them do so by creating a difference in their lives,” Tata said.

The Tata group has over 100 independent operating companies out of which 29 are publicly-listed. The listed entities had a combined market capitalization of about $134 billion as on March 31 this year. It has a presence in over 100 countries.

Source: Times of India