Tata Motors the mother plant of world’s cheapest car Nano at Sanand will start rolling the worlds cheapest car on June 2.
“The plant will formally be inaugurated on June 2 in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Tata Group Chairman Ratan and thereafter the delivery of cars will begin from here,” company’s spokesperson said.
Pilot commercial production of Nano at Sanand has already begun. The plant constructed with an investment of close to Rs 2,000 crore has capacity to manufacture 250,000 units annually, which can be expanded to five lakh units per annum, a company statement said.
Tata Motors had announced last year that the first 100,000 deliveries of Nano car will be completed between October-December 2010.
“Over 33,000 cars have been despatched till April end 2010 from the Pantnagar plant from where Tata Nano is now being built. The car delivery began in July 2009,” they said.
The project including vendor facilities and service providers together are estimated to generate over 10,000 direct and indirect jobs at Sanand.
More than 60 ancillary industries are expected to come together in the same complex. This is Tata Motors maiden venture in Gujarat and will broadbase the company’s manufacturing footprints.