New Delhi, April 6

The Government has received a special interim dividend of Rs 507.65 crore from Engineers India Ltd. According to an official statement issued here on Tuesday this special interim dividend is at 1,000 per cent of the paid-up share capital for the financial year 2009-10. This is the highest ever dividend paid by EIL and 1,000 per cent interim dividend is perhaps the highest ever paid by any public sector enterprise, the statement said. The cheque was presented to the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr Murli Deora, by Mr A.K. Purwaha, Chairman and Managing Director, EIL. — Our Bureau

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated April 7, 2010)
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