Tata Motors resolves compensation issues with vendors

Last Updated: Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 21:22

New Delhi: Tata Motors today said it has
sorted out differences with vendors regarding the compensation
issues arising out of its decision to shift the Nano plant
from Singur.

"The issues have been resolved with the companies
(vendors) internally. Vendors are in line to set up their
facility in Sanand," Tata Motors President (Passenger Car)
Rajiv Dube told reporters while showcasing Indigo Manza here.

Earlier, several auto parts auppliers were reportedly
seeking compensations from the company on the ground that they
would incur huge losses, if, their component units were to be
relocated to Sanand in Gujarat, where the carmaker is now
setting up the world`s cheapest car facility.

Tata Motors had announced to pull out the Rs 1,500-crore
Nano project from Singur in October last year after following
violent protests by Trinamool Congress over land acquisition.

Dube, however, declined to give details whether the
company has compensated the vendors financially or has offered
some other benefits in Sanand.

Regarding the 997-acre land in Singur acquired for the
Nano project, he said, the company is in discussion with the
state government for the future course of action.

After Indigo Manza was launched in October sales of the
Indigo family has grown to about 5,000 units per month from
3,000 units earlier, he added.

On FY10 sales outlook, he said the company has grown
14-15 per cent so far and expects to close 2009-10 at this
level.

Bureau Report



First Published: Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 21:22

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