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NTPC’s 4th Quarter Profit After Tax Grows by 68.95% NTPC declares maiden Special Dividend of 12.5%

10th May, 2013

NTPC Limited, India’s largest power generating company having an installed capacity of 41184 MW, after having declared a capacity addition of 4170 MW and an addition of 4830 MW in its commercial capacity in the financial year 2012-13, has achieved growth in profit after tax by 68.95% on quarter to quarter basis for the Q4 of the financial year 2012-13.

On quarter to quarter basis, the profit after tax for Q4 of financial year 2012-13 has gone up to Rs. 4,381.61 crore from Rs. 2,593.44 crore for corresponding period of the previous year, mainly on account of interest income towards settlement of dues of erstwhile DESU .

The total income for Q4 of 2012-13 has increased to Rs. 18,233.19 crore from Rs. 17,042.71 crore of corresponding period of the previous year, showing an increase of 6.99%.

The audited profit after tax of the Company for the financial year 2012-13 is Rs. 12,619.39 crore which amounts to an increase of 36.81% over the previous year audited profit after tax of Rs. 9,223.73 crore.

The audited total income for the financial year 2012-13 is Rs. 68,775.51 crore as compare to Rs. 64,841.88 crore for the previous financial year, registering a growth of 6.07%.

The Board of Directors has recommended a final dividend Rs. 2.00 per share including a special dividend of Rs. 1.25 per share for the year 2012-13 in their meeting held on May 10, 2013. This is in addition to the interim dividend of Rs. 3.75 per equity share paid in March 2013.

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