Bata India is the biggest retailer and top producer of footwear in India and is a part of the Bata Shoe Organization .
Integrated as Bata Shoe Company Private Limited in 1931 , the company was set up initially as a tiny operation in Konnagar ( near Calcutta ) in 1932 . In January 1934 , the foundation stone for the first building of Bata’s operation – now called the Bata . In the years that implemented , the overall site was doubled in area . This township is generally known as Batanagar . It was also the first manufacturing facility in the Indian shoe industry to receive the ISO : 9001 certification .