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NTPC: NTPC Ltd, the country's largest electricity generator, Friday said it has paid an interim dividend of â¹2,951.88 crore for the financial year ending March 31, 2019.
The dividend is 35.8 per cent of the paid-up equity share capital of the company, NTPC said in a statement.
The Government of India, which owns 58.93 per cent stake in NTPC, received â¹1,739.61 crore as its share in the interim dividend.
"The RTGS advice for the transfer of â¹1,739.61 crore to the Government of India was presented to Power Minister R K Singh by NTPC Chairman and Managing Director Gurdeep Singh," it said.
This is the 26th consecutive year that NTPC has paid a dividend.
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