New Delhi, March 10
HAL paid the second interim of Rs.376.94 crores for FY 2020-21 to the Government. The dividend cheque was handed over to the Defence Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh by Mr R. Madhavan, CMD and Mr. C. B. Ananthakrishnan, Director (Finance) in the presence of Mr Raj Kumar, Secretary, Defence Production in Delhi today. The Company had declared the second interim dividend of Rs.15/- per equity share of Rs.10/- each amounting to Rs.501.58 crores on February 26, 2021, in addition to the first interim dividend of Rs.15/- per equity share Rs.10/- each amounting to Rs.501.58 crores already declared on December 9, 2020, total amounting to Rs.1003.16 crores which included GoI share of Rs.753.88 crores.
Madhavan said that HAL has been consistently paying higher dividend more than the minimum dividend prescribed by DPE guidelines.