NTPC Limited paid a total dividend @ 57.5% of its paid-up capital for the financial year 2012-13, amounting to Rs. 4741.16 crore. The Shareholders of the Company approved a final dividend of 20%, including a special dividend of 12.5%, amounting to Rs. 1649.09 crore at the 37th Annual General Meeting of the company.
A cheque of Rs. 1236.82 crore to Government of India, being the share of Government of India, was presented by Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC to Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge).
During this occassion P.K.Sinha, Secretary (Power) and other senior officials from Ministry of Power and NTPC were present.
The Company had earlier paid an interim dividend of Rs. 2319.04 crore to Government of India in March 2013. Thus, NTPC Ltd. has made a total dividend payment of Rs. 3555.86 crore to the Government of India for the financial year 2012-13.
This is the 20th consecutive year that NTPC Ltd. has paid dividend.