NTPC Limited paid a total dividend @ 57.5% of its paid-up capital for the financial year 2013-14, amounting to Rs. 4741.16 crore. The dividend payment is 3rd highest among Public Sector Undertakings and 5th highest among the Listed Companies.
The Company had paid interim dividend @40.0% amounting to Rs. 3298.19 crore on February 10, 2014. Today, the Company has paid the final dividend @17.5% amounting to Rs. 1442.97 crore.
The RTGS advice for the transfer of Rs. 1081.61 crore to Government of India, being the share of Government of India in the final dividend, was presented by Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC to Shri Piyush Goyal, Honíble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy in the presence of Dr. Pradeep Kumar, Joint Secretary & Financial Advisor, MOP, Shri Mukesh Jain, Joint Secretary (Power), Shri K. Biswal, Director (Finance), NTPC, Shri I. J. Kapoor, Director (Commercial), NTPC, Shri N. N. Misra, Director (Operations), NTPC, Shri A. K. Jha, Director (Technical), NTPC, Shri U. P. Pani, Director (Human Resources), NTPC and Shri S.C. Pandey, Director (Projects), NTPC.NTPC Ltd. has paid dividend of Rs. 3555.25 crore to the Government of India for the financial year 2013-14.This is the 21st consecutive year that NTPC Ltd. has paid dividend.