Dividend
Dividend Paid since incorporation
Year Dividend (Rs. per share) Total dividend paid * (Rs. million) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
2015 - 2016
2015-16 Rs. 6 (1st interim);
Rs. 7.5 (2nd interim)
243.95* 40.00%
*including dividend distribution tax
Year Dividend (Rs. per share) Total dividend paid * (Rs. million) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
2014 - 2015
2014-15 Rs. 4 (interim); Rs. 7 (final) 1934.4* 61.25%
*including dividend distribution tax
Year Dividend (Rs. per share) Total dividend paid * (Rs. million) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
2013 - 2014
2013-14 Rs. 4 (interim); Rs. 5 (final) 1587.7* 77.57%
*including dividend distribution tax
Year Dividend (Rs. per share) Total dividend paid * (Rs. million) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
2012-13
2012-13 3.00 (Interim), 4.50 (Final) 1298.6 88.79
* Includes tax on dividend
Year Dividend (Rs. per share) Total dividend paid * (Rs. million) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
2011 - 2012
2011-12 3.00 (Interim), 3.50 (Final) 1139.8 79.52
* Includes tax on dividend
Year Dividend (Rs. per share) Total dividend paid * (Rs. million) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
2001 - 2011
2010-11 3.50, 4.50 1354.3 51.95
2009-10 8.00 1407.9 35.57
2008-09 2.50 (Interim), 2.50 (Interim), 3.00 (Interim) 1425.4 10.29
2007-08 4.00 (Interim), 3.50 (Interim),5.00 (Interim), 2.50 (Sp.Jubilee Interim) 2672.3 19.70
2006-07 4.50 (Final), 3.00 (Interim) 4.00 (Interim) 2017.1 22.83
2005-06 3.50 (Interim) 2.50 (Interim), 4.00 (Interim) 1948.5 23.23
2004-05 3.00 (Final), 3.50 (Interim), 2.50 (Interim) 1942.4 24.10
2003-04 2.50 (Interim), 4.00 (Final)  1395.6 30.20
2002-03 4.00 858.8 37.78
2001-02 4.00 761.8 37.17
2000-01 2.75 665.0 37.48
* Includes tax on dividend
Year Dividend (Rs. per share) Total dividend paid * (Rs. million) Dividend Payout Ratio (%)
1991 - 2000
1999-00 1.50 (Interim) 430.9 39.01
1998-99 2.00 638.4 50.49
1997-98 2.50 (Interim) 1.50 (Final) 1265.30 77.04
1996-97 3.00 948.93 69.56
1995-96 2.00 575.0 37.73
1994-95 2.30 607.4 35.38
1993-94 2.30 412.4 30.15
1992-93 3.25 310.2 28.46
1991-92 3.50 261.0 27.84
1990-91 2.40 171.2 46.08
* Includes tax on dividend
1981 - 1990
1989-90 2.00 136.1 34.16
1988-89 1.20 66.8 29.37
1987-88 1.50 83.3 50.70
1986-87 1.25 52.8 77.64
1985-86 1.20 37.0 52.31
1984-85 0.70 17.9 94.27
1983-84 Nil Nil Nil
1982-83 Nil Nil Nil
1981-82 1.00 25.6 57.29
1980-81 2.00 30.7 17.90
* Includes tax on dividend
1971 - 1980
1979-80 2.50 38.3 24.25
1978-79 Nil Nil Nil
1977-78 Nil Nil Nil
1976-77 1.50 19.2 -
1975-76 2.00 19.2 16.36
1974-75 3.60 35.5 31.6
1973-74 1.20 11.5 31.99
1972-73 2.50 12.0 27.89
1971-72 2.25 10.8 37.45
1970-71 2.25 10.8 31.02
* Includes tax on dividend
1961 - 1970
1969-70 (9 mnts) 1.20 5.8 54.35
1968-69** 2.50 6.0 25.60
1967-68** 2.00 4.8 22.00
1966-67** 2.00 3.6 20.36
1965-66** 1.60 2.5 18.80
1964-65** 1.10 1.7 52.63
1963-64** 1.08 1.2 46.00
1962-63** Nil Nil Nil
1961-62** 1.00 0.9 73.00
1960-61** 0.78 0.7 57.59
* Includes tax on dividend
** Year ending June 30
1951 - 1960
1959-60** 1.00 0.9 27.39
1958-59** 1.50 1.4 42.75
1957-58** 1.80 1.6 24.90
1956-57** 1.50 1.1 18.60
1955-56** 1.50 0.9 34.00
1954-55** Nil Nil Nil
1953-54** 1.00 0.5 54.90
1952-53** 1.00 0.4 48.20
1951-52** 1.00 0.2 30.00
1950-51** 1.00 0.2 26.80
* Includes tax on dividend
** Year ending June 30
1948 - 1950
1949-50** 1.00 0.2 16.00
1948-49** 0.50 0.1 48.00
* Includes tax on dividend
** Year ending June 30