NTPC pays dividend of Rs 2762.23 crore for FY 2015-16
NTPC Ltd paid a total dividend @ 33.5% of its paid-up capital for the financial year 2015-16, amounting to Rs 2762.23 crore. The dividend payment is fourth highest among the PSUs. The company had paid an interim dividend @16.0% amounting to Rs 1319.27 crore. It paid the final dividend @17.5% amounting to Rs 1442.96 crore in September 2016. The RTGS advice for transfer of Rs 1006.38 crore to the Government, being the share of government in the final dividend, was presented by Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC, to Power Minister Piyush Goyal in the presence of Pradeep Kumar Pujari Secretary, MOP. K Biswal, Director (Finance), NTPC, AK Jha, Director (Technical), NTPC, UP Pani, Director (Human Resources), NTPC and SC Pandey, Director (Projects), NTPC, were also present on this occasion. NTPC has paid a total dividend of Rs 1995.28 crore to the Government for financial year 2015-16. This is the 23rd consecutive year that NTPC Ltd has paid a dividend.