July 3, 2008  

Notice to Stock Exchange

The Secretary
Bombay Stock Exchange
National Stock Exchange
New York Stock Exchange Inc.

Dear Sir,

Sub: Dividend for the year 2007-08

Further to our letter dated June 16, 2008 regarding the book closure for the payment of dividend of 2007-08, we would like to bring to your notice that the dividend, which may be declared at the Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held on July 22, 2008, shall be paid to the shareholders on or after July 29, 2008.

This is for your information and record.

With regards,

V S Suresh
Company Secretary