Coal PSUs paid over Rs 33,479 crore as dividend in the current fiscal

The Central Government has received Rs 3,668 crore from Coal India as dividend tranche, taking the total proceeds from dividend from PSUs to over Rs 33,479 crore for Financial Year 2021-22 so far

Coal PSUs paid over Rs 33,479 crore as dividend in the current fiscal
Coal PSUs paid over Rs 33479 crore as dividend in the current fiscal

New Delhi: The Central Government has received Rs 3,668 crore from Coal India as dividend tranche, taking the total proceeds from dividend from PSUs to over Rs 33,479 crore for Financial Year 2021-22 so far. These figures were shared by Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey in a series of tweets on December 23, 2021.

In addition, the Government of India has also received Rs 21 crore, Rs 48 crore, Rs 69 crore and Rs 23 crore from Telecommunications India Ltd, IRCON, RITES and NIIFL as dividend tranches, he further added.

"Government has received about Rs 3668 crore from Coal India Ltd and Rs 21 crore from Telecommunications India Ltd as dividend tranches," he said in a twitter post.

"Government has respectively received about Rs 48 crore, Rs 69 crore and Rs 23 crore from IRCON, RITES and NIIFL as dividend tranches," he said on the microblogging site.