13 Feb :Highest ever Interim dividend cheque of Rs. 2066.30 crore was presented by Shri R.S. Sharma, CMD, NTPC Limited to Shri Sushilkumar Shinde, Union Minister of Power, being the share of Government of India, for the FY 2008-09 today.
The total interim dividend works out to Rs. 2308.73 crore, @28% on the paid-up capital of the company. Shri Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Commerce & Power, Shri V.S. Sampath, Secretary (Power) and other senior officials from Ministry of Power and NTPC were present on the occasion.
This is the 16th consecutive year that NTPC has paid dividend.