NTPC’s annual profit up Rs.786 crore

May 22nd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The state-owned power utility NTPC Ltd, formerly National Thermal Power Corp, posted a net profit after tax of Rs.8,201 crore in 2008-09 against Rs.7,415 crore netted the last fiscal, an increase of Rs.786 crore, the company announced Friday.
Total income increased from Rs.40,018 crore 2008-09 to Rs.45,273 crore the previous fiscal, NTPC said in a regulatory statement.

Its net profit for the quarter ended March 31, 2009 was also up at Rs.2,113.4 crore, as compared to the near Rs.1,340 crore for the corresponding quarter the year before.

Total income for the quarter increased to Rs.12,481.5 crore from Rs.11,487.5 crore in the like period the previous fiscal.

The company said its board has recommended a final dividend at 8 percent of the paid-up equity capital in addition to the 28 percent interim dividend paid in February.

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