Minister for Steel, Chemicals and Fertilisers Ram Vilas Paswan received the cheque from the Chairman, SAIL, S.K.Roongta here.
SAIL had earlier announced interim dividend of 13 per cent for financial year 09.
Receiving the cheque Paswan enquired about the progress of the expansion programme. He reiterated that SAIL should adhere to the schedule and complete the expansion on time.
Minister of State for Steel, Jitin Prasada and the Steel Secretary P.K.Rastogi were present on the occasion. (ANI)