Power Grid Corp pays Rs 1,600 cr interim dividend to govt for 2018-19

New Delhi: State-owned Power Grid Corporation said on Friday that it has paid Rs 1,629.62 crore as interim dividend for 2018-19 to the central government.

 Power Grid Corp pays Rs 1,600 cr interim dividend to govt for 2018-19

File image of Rs 100 notes. AFP.

Power Grid Corporation handed over electronic payment remittance advice for payment of Rs 1,629.62 crore for 2018-19 to the Government of India, a company statement said.

The total interim dividend disbursed was Rs 3,050.02 crore for 2018-19 to about 5.91 lakh shareholders of the company, it added.

The company has declared an interim dividend of Rs 5.83 per equity share of Rs 10 each for 2018-19.

Power Grid is an electricity transmission utility and has a wide network of 1,51,507 circuit kilometres transmission lines, with 239 sub-stations and transformation capacity of 355,029 megavolt ampere.

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Updated Date: Mar 22, 2019 19:17:29 IST