B.J. Padshah (Director-in Charge)

The credit for making Tata Steel a reality is bestowed upon Mr. B.J. Padshah. He had an essential role to play in the negotiation with the Government to obtain the first railways order for the company. His commitment towards work was commendable and still stands as an inspiration to the company. During the First World War, Mr. Padshah personally investigated the Government orders and made sure that they were despatched on time. Mr. Padshah closely supervised the laying down of the township at Jamshedpur, the educational facilities given to the people, the introduction of technical education and many such civic issues. He served as the Director-in Charge of Tata Steel from 1907 to 1924.