'Doing all possible to launch Nano on time'
Faced with political opposition that led to suspension of work at the Singur project, Ratan Tata says they are doing everything possible to launch Nano as per schedule.Updated: Sep 04, 2008, 17:32 IST
Faced with political opposition that led to suspension of work at the Singur project, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata on Thursday said they are doing everything possible to launch Rs one-lakh car Nano as per schedule.
"Obviously, we are a company which wants to launch Nano as planned. We will try to do everything possible to launch Nano as planned," Tata said at the 48th SIAM Annual Convention 2008 in New Delhi.
It was, however, not clear if the first lot of Nano would roll out from Singur or an alternate location, plans for which are under consideration of Tata Motors.
Asked if customers would be able to buy Nano by October, Tata said, "The question needs to be asked not to me but to others."
Tata was cynosure of all eyes at the annual conference of automobile industry with everybody wanting to know his mind about the Nano project and whether he would relocate it from West Bengal to some other place.
But everybody was kept guessing with Tata sources indicating that it would be premature to comment on it as the West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi has called a meeting on Friday between the state government and protesting Trinamool Congress representatives in a bid to resolve the stalemate.