oil companies, Indian Oil Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum
Corporation Ltd, have together paid Rs 582.84 crore as
interim dividend for the financial year 2003-04 to the
handed over a cheque of Rs 479 crore (at Rs 5 per share)
to the Union Government, which holds 82 per cent stake
in the company. The amount is much higher than the last
year''s figure of Rs 319 crore.
paid Rs 103.84 crore (Rs 6 per equity share) against
Rs 34.61 crore (Rs 3 per share).