Hyderabad, Jan 31 (PTI) State-owned NMDC Ltd Thursday said its net profit for the quarter ended December 31 was up by 78 per cent to Rs 1,557 crore against Rs 887 during the same quarter last fiscal. Also Read - China Urges India to Withdraw Ban on TikTok, Other Apps; Says Decision Violates WTO Rules

According to a regulatory filing, the miner said the total income during the quarter under discussion grew by about 47 per cent to Rs 3,786 crore. Also Read - Tandav Row: Supreme Court Rejects Interim Protection, Makers Say 'So-Called Religious Content Removed'

It was Rs 2,580 crore in the third quarter of 2017-18. Also Read - Guava Health Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Add This Fruit to Your Winter Diet

For the nine-month period, NMDC clocked Rs 8,902 crore income against Rs 8,081 crore in the corresponding period last fiscal.

Net profit for the first three quarters stood at Rs 3,188 crore against Rs 3,806 during the same period in FY18.

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