Tata plans to invest over $8 billion over two years

MUMBAI Wed Jan 2, 2013 9:30pm IST

A worker cleans a Tata Motors vehicle inside the company's showroom on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey/Files

A worker cleans a Tata Motors vehicle inside the company's showroom on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, November 7, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Jayanta Dey/Files

Related Topics

Stocks

   

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group plans to invest more than 450 billion rupees over the next two years, its newly appointed Chairman Cyrus Mistry wrote in an internal mail on Wednesday.

Mistry, who has taken over as chief of India's biggest corporate grouping from Ratan Tata, did not elaborate on the investment plans in the mail to employees that was seen by Reuters.

"With a sustained focus on policy stability and implementation, I believe that India would continue to be an attractive investment destination," he said in the mail, referring to the government's recent economic reform measures.

"I look forward to our group playing its role in continuing to invest in the Indian growth story."

Mistry was named chairman designate in November 2011 and his appointment was formally announced by the board of Tata Sons, the group holding company, last month.

The $100 billion Tata Group includes Tata Motors (TAMO.NS), owner of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands and maker of the Nano, the world's cheapest car, as well as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS.NS), Tata Steel (TISC.NS) and dozens of other companies.

Mistry said in the mail the group would seek to expand its global presence with a focus on emerging markets in Asia, Africa and parts of Latin America.

(Reporting by Devidutta Tripathy and Sumeet Chatterjee; Editing by David Holmes)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Markets

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Segway in India

Segway in India

Segway’s India business pegs hope on tech-savvy Modi  Full Article 

Power Outage

Power Outage

Mumbai hit by power cuts  Full Article 

Commodities

Commodities

Gold imports, premiums to jump on festive demand - top refiner  Full Article 

Economic Worries

Economic Worries

Pakistan's promises to IMF in doubt as protests sap economy   Full Article 

Islamic Finance

Islamic Finance

Basel III deposit challenge looms over Islamic banks   Full Article 

Antitrust Probes

Antitrust Probes

U.S. business lobby says concerned China antitrust probes unfair.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage