GAIL approves issuance of bonus shares, interim dividend

The paid-up share capital of the company will increase from Rs 1,268.48 crore to Rs 1,691.30 crore

GN Bureau | February 2, 2017


#GAIL   #PSU  
The gas authority of India limited (GAIL) — a Maharatna PSU has recommended issuance of one bonus share for every three equity shares held of Rs 10 each fully paid up, subject to shareholders approval.
 
The decision was taken by GAIL’s board of directors in its meeting held on January 25, a press release said. It further stated that the paid-up share capital of the company will increase from Rs 1,268.48 crore to Rs 1,691.30 crore.
 
Earlier, GAIL had issued bonus shares of one fully paid-up bonus share for every two equity shares in October 2008.
GAIL’s board also approved payment of interim dividend for 2016-17 fiscal at the rate of 85 percent of paid-up equity share capital of the company (Rs 8.5 per share).
 
The board also approved raising of funds through secured/unsecured, redeemable, non-convertible, taxable INR bonds up to Rs 750 crore with green shoe option up to 100 percent of issue size aggregating up to Rs 1,500 crore on private placement basis, in one or more tranches.
 
GAIL chairman and managing director BC Tripathi said GAIL is issuing bonus shares for the second time after its listing on the stock exchanges. “The decision has been taken in order to enhance shareholders’ value and acknowledge their support to the company over the years,” he said.
 

Comments

 

Other News

Kodnani’s acquittal raises doubts about criminal justice system

 Maya Kodnani, a BJP leader who was the MLA from Naroda when this locality on the outskirts of Ahmedabad witnessed one of the most gruesome episodes during the Gujarat riots of 2002, was acquitted by the Gujarat High Court on Friday. Her acquittal in the Naroda Patiya massacre case is only a sequel to

BMC took nearly 48 days in resolving one complaint

The number of civic complaints with BMC has increased from 61,910 in 2015 to 92,329 in 2017, which is 49% in two years. A report titled ‘Civic Issues Registered by Citizens and Deliberations done by Municipal Councillors in Mumbai’ released by Praja Foundation has found some interesting facts a

Who is Atishi Marlena?

Atishi Marlena is among the nine AAP functionaries who were dismissed by the union home ministry asserting that their posts were created without the approval of the centre. Marlena, served as education advisor of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government in Delhi. While she was intrumental in improving the

Leadership? Learn it from Jaising, Ambani, Doshi

The Fortune magazine has named three Indians – lawyer Indira Jaising, industrialist Mukesh Ambani and architect Balkrishna V Doshi – among the world’s greatest fifty leaders.

Energy as the new value system for redesigning daily life

Remember Kardashev scale? For the uninitiated, it’s a method of measuring a civilization’s level of technological advancement, based on the amount of energy it is able to use for communication. We will get to its unconventional relevance to the big urban questions at the end, but just keep it a

48 MLAs, MPs have declared cases of crime against women

Out of 1580 MPs and MLAs with criminal cases, 48 (three MPs and 45 MLAs) have declared cases related to crime against women. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and

Current Issue

Current Issue

Video

CM Nitish’s convoy attacked in Buxar

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter