Having received the Padma Bhushan in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008, the third and second highest civilian honours bestowed by the Government of India, respectively, Ratan Tata, the former chairman of the Tata Group, has now added another achievement to his resume.
Details about Ratan Tata is awarded with the ‘Order of Australia’, the highest civil honour in Australia
The Order of Australia, which is that nation’s highest civil distinction, was recently presented to Ratan Tata. He received recognition for his exceptional efforts to strengthen links between Australia and India, particularly in the fields of trade, business, and philanthropy.
The Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry ‘O’ Farrell, posted some images from the event and noted that while Tata is a “titan” in the corporate world, he has also had a significant impact on Australia’s business community and start-up environment.
In addition to being a giant of business, industry, and philanthropy in India, Ratan Tata has also had a big impact on Australia, the author noted on Twitter. He further stated that he was delighted to award Tata the AO (Order of Australia) and praised his significant efforts to deepen links between India and Australia. The Australian High Commissioner tweeted, “Delighted to confer Order of Australia (AO) honour to Ratan Tata in recognition of his longstanding commitment to the Australian and Indian relationship.”
With more than 290K views and over 6,500 likes, the tweet became viral.
Many Twitter users responded to this message from Australia’s High Commissioner to India by praising Ratan Tata, a living legend.