According to a survey titled The Brand Trust Report, India Study 2011, released on Wednesday, Nokia tops the list as the most trusted brand in India ahead of homegrown Tata. While master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has been ranked ahead of Mahatma Gandhi by the survey.[advt]
The list ranked Japan’s Sony in the third position, ahead of Korean consumer electronics and appliances makers LG and Samsung that are ranked at number four and five, respectively. Other big names included in ‘Top ten trusted brands’ are Reliance, Maruti, LIC, Airtel and Titan, in that order.
The survey was undertaken by Trust Research Advisory (TRA) and is based on responses and views on 16,000 brands from 2,310 participants across nine top cities in India.
The father of the nation, Mahathma Gandhi occupied the 232nd position while actor Aamir Khan is put at 242nd rank. Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been ranked 59th in the list.
Soft Drink manufacturer Pepsi ranked at 36th position pushing its arch rivals Coca-Cola to 60th position. [source]