A company release said here today that the operating profit was Rs 137.74 crore and profit before tax Rs 122.96 crore. The company recorded a net profit of Rs 91.82 crore. The earning per share was Rs 11.92. With the lifting of suspension of operation at the company's cement plant at Durgapur with effect from July nine. Mr Rajendra S Lodha, Chairman of Birla Corporation Limited, hoped enhanced production would strengthen the company's marketing push in the eastern region.