NTPC, on Friday, reported over 28 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs.12,590.78 crore for the year ended March 31, 2013, against Rs.9,812.79 crore in the year-ago period. Total income rose to Rs.69,376.82 crore from Rs.65,893.25 crore.
On a standalone basis, the net profit rose to Rs.12,619.39 crore from Rs.9,223.73 crore. Total income went up to Rs.65,673.93 crore from Rs.62,052.23 crore.
The full year figures are audited, and the net profit numbers are after accounting for taxes, minority interest and share of profit of associates.
Meanwhile, NTPC’s standalone net profit soared more than 68 per cent to Rs.4,381.61 crore in the three months ended March 31, 2013, from Rs.2,593.44 crore in the corresponding period in the previous year. Total income was higher at Rs.17,349.09 crore against Rs.16,361.51 crore.
The company’s board has recommended a final dividend of Rs.2 per share (including special of dividend of Rs.1.25 per share) for 2012-13. An interim dividend of Rs.3.75 per share was paid in March this year.