Board of Directors have recommended a Dividend of 21% amounting to Rs.21.71 Cr. (inclusive of corporate dividend tax)
India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, posted a significant performance for the financial year 2018-19. Total Income stood at Rs. 371.72 cr. as compared to Rs. 366.42 cr. in the last financial year. Revenue from operations stood at Rs. 349.96 cr. as compared to Rs. 339.71 cr. in the last fiscal. The corporation posted a profit before tax (PBT) of Rs. 62.23 cr. and profit after tax (PAT)*of Rs.42.16 cr. in 2018-19 against Rs.40.12 Cr. and Rs.17.71*cr. respectively in the previous year.
This financial year the company earned an operating profit of Rs. 26.06 cr. as against operating loss of Rs. 10.09 cr. in the last financial year from continued operations. The total comprehensive income for the financial year 2018-19 is Rs. 43.93*cr. as against Rs. 13.22*cr. during the previous year.
The results were announced in the Board Meeting of the company held on 30th May at the Group’s flagship hotel, The Ashok, New Delhi. FY 2018-19 has been a crucial and important year for ITDC, especially in view of the ongoing disinvestment. The profit is the result of several proactive initiatives taken by the organization during the year e.g. improvement in turnover, the overall reduction in costs, process improvement, realignment of business policy& processes, etc. to improve its productivity and efficiency.
The Corporation proposed a dividend of 21% amounting to Rs. 21.71 cr. including tax as compared to 18.5% during the last financial year.
*Includes net profit/loss for the period after tax (after exceptional items) of continued and discontinued operations.