• 3 Years of the Tata Center

    3 Years of the Tata Center

    Ratan Tata and Rob Stoner take the stage at SOLVE MIT to talk about India, energy issues, and the Tata Center's mission. Story in MIT Tech Review →

  • India's Energy Minister visits

    India's Energy Minister visits

    Piyush Goyal taps MIT expertise to meet India's energy challenges. Full story →

  • India at the deep end

    India at the deep end

    Orientation in Mumbai plunges new Tata Fellows into research for the developing world. Story on MIT News →

  • Power to the people

    Power to the people

    uLink makes solar electricity shareable in off-grid villages. Story in MIT Tech Review →

  • Ag summit fosters international teamwork

    Ag summit fosters international teamwork

    "Uber for farm equipment" and other ideas were on the table in New Delhi. Full report →

+ Our focus areas


Improving food security and the livelihood of the agricultural workforce through technology, systems, and knowledge.


Addressing the developing world’s massive disparity in energy demand and availability, from sustainable energy production to isolated power grids.


Confronting India’s primary environmental challenges, including waste management, pollution control, and sanitation.


Developing cost-effective health solutions that can support quality care for large numbers of people with limited resources.


Providing solutions for housing India’s growing urban population while emphasizing safety and affordability.


Analyzing water issues and deploying technology to improve availability, delivery, and cleanliness of water throughout India and the developing world.

+ Research in action