Interim dividend of Rs 122.61cr; NRL to Assam govt

For the current government revenue, an interim dividend of Rs 122.61 crore was paid to the Assam government by Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL).

12.35 per cent stake in the PSU firm belongs to the state government.

According to a company statement, for the 2020-21 financial year, an interim dividend of Rs 122.61 crore was given to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal by NRL Managing Director S K Barua.

The interim dividend was based on the financial performance of the company between April and September 2020, it added.

It said, “The final dividend will be decided at the NRL’s annual general meeting after the current financial year ending on March 31, 2021”.

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd has 61.65 per cent stake in NRL and Oil India Ltd (OIL) holds 26 per cent.