Tata Nano bookings open today and Tata Motors is ready to accept the application forms. As per the reports, more than 51,000 application forms have been sold so far. "We have already sold 50,000 forms at our dealerships. This figure does not include the sale at our Westside apparel stores and Croma appliance outlets," said an official with Tata Motors in Mumbai. "State Bank of India will begin the sale of forms from tomorrow," the official said, adding some 1,350 branches of the commercial bank in 850 cities would assist the booking process. "We have sold some 500 forms at our three showrooms in Delhi and the figure is likely to go up next week as the submission process begins to hot up," said Ravi Bhattacharya, Nano sales manager with Autolink Delhi.
Interested customers can buy these application forms at a fee of Rs. 300 from any of the Tata Motors dealerships, State Bank branches and retail outlets like Westside, Chroma, Titan Showrooms, etc. The applicants can apply for the booking by making an upfront payment of Rs. 95,000 or Rs. 2999 in case they want to get finance on the car. Lucky winners will be declared via lottery system within 60 days of closing of bookings on 25th April 2009.