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Accounting Policies of Advance Lifestyles Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2014

(i) Basis of Accounting:

The financial statements are prepared under the historical cost convention on an accrual basis in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable accounting standards issued by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India referred in Section 211(3C)of the Companies Act, 1956(which for the time being, are deemed to be the Accounting Standards prescribed under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 in terms of General Circular 15/2013 dated 13th September, 2013 of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs).

(ii) Use of Estimates:

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally Accepted Accounting Principles require estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amount of the revenue and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from these estimates and the difference between actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known/materialize.

(iii) Inventories:

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost and net realizable value after providing for obsolescence, if any. The cost of inventories is arrived at based on first-in-first-out method.

(iv) Cash and Cash Equivalents

(i) Cash Comprises of cash on hand. Cash equivalents are short term balances with an original maturity of three months or less from the date of acquisition), highly liquid investments that are readily convertible into known amounts of cash and which are subject to insignificant risk of changes in value.

(ii) Cash flows are reported using the indirect method, whereby profit/(loss) before extraordinary items and tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of non-cash nature and any deferrals or accruals of past or future cash receipts or payments. The cash flows from regular generating, financing and investing activities of the company are segregated.

(v) Fixed Assets and Depreciation:

Fixed assets including structural changes/major improvements are stated at cost of acquisition including incidental expenses related to acquisition and installation less accumulated depreciation.

Depreciation is provided on the straight-line method at the rates and method specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

(vi) Revenue recognition:

a. Interest Income is recognized on a time proportion basis.

vii) Investments:

Investments in shares of the Subsidiary Company has been shown as Non Current Investments and valued at cost.

(viii) Employee Benefits:

The Company''s contribution paid/payable during the year to the Provident Fund/Gratuity Fund is charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss. The gratuity liability, as per Payment of Gratuity Act is payable up to 13/03/1995 to all eligible workers. In terms of the Order dated 23/01/2004, of the Honorable BIFR, and order dated 15/02/2008, of the Honorable High Court of Gujarat, provision for Gratuity to all the eligible workers have been provided for on an arithmetic calculation basis.

(ix) Retrenchment Expenses:

Retrenchment compensation and salary for the closure period is required to be paid on receipt of resignation from the employees and vacating the hut /chhapra / room / quarter in the mill premises occupied by them in terms of Order dated 15/02/2008 passed by the Honorable Gujarat High Court. Accordingly, the company has already made provisions for retrenchment compensation and salary for the closure period in past.

(x) Borrowing cost:

General and Specific borrowing costs directly attributable to the acquisition, construction or production of qualifying assets, which are assets that necessarily tale a substantial period of time to get ready for their use or sale, are added to the cost of those assets, until such time as the assets are substantially ready for their intended use or sale. All other borrowing cost are recognized in Statement of profit and Loss in the period in which they are incurred.

(xi) Provision for Current & Deferred Tax :

The provision for current year taxation has been made as per the provisions of the Income tax Act, 1961.

In view of unabsorbed brought forward business loss or depreciation as per income-tax records of the Company, it has not accounted for the Deferred Tax Liability or Deferred Tax Asset as per AS-22.

Provision for taxation has not been made due to loss in current year.

(xii) Earnings per share:

The company reports basic and diluted earnings per share (EPS) in accordance with Accounting Standards 20 on "Earning per share". Basic EPS is computed by dividing the net profit or loss for the year by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted EPS is computed by dividing the net profit or loss for the year by the weighted average equity shares outstanding during the year as adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares, except where the results are anti-dilutive.

(xiii) Contingent Liabilities:

Contingent liabilities as defined in Accounting Standard 29 on "Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets" are disclosed by way of notes to the accounts. Provision is made if it is probable that an outflow of future economic benefits will be required for an item previously dealt with as a contingent liability.

(xiv) Impairment of Assets:

The Company makes an assessment of any indicator that may lead to impairment of assets on an annual basis. An asset is treated as an impaired when the carrying cost of the asset exceeds its recoverable value, which is higher of net selling price and value in use. Any impairment loss is charged to Statement of profit and loss account in the year in which it is identified as impaired.

(xv) Applicability Of Other Accounting Standards

Though other Accounting Standards also apply to the company by virtue of the Accounting Standards Rules 2006 (as amended), no disclosure for the same is being made as the company has not done any transaction to which the said Accounting Standards apply.


Mar 31, 2010

(i) Basis of Accounting:

The financial statements are prepared under the historical cost convention on an accrual basis in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applicable accounting standards issued by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India referred in Section 211(3C).

(ii) Use of Estimates:

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally Accepted Accounting Principles require estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amount the revenue and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from these estimates and the difference between actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known/materialize.

(iii) Fixed Assets and Depreciation:

Fixed assets including structural changes/major improvements are stated at cost of acquisition including incidental expenses related to acquisition and installation less accumulated depreciation.

Depreciation is provided on the straight-line method at the rates and method specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

(iv) Inventories:

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost and net realisable vaiue after providing for obsolescence. The cost of inventories is arrived at based on first-in-first-out basis.

(v) Revenue recognition:

a. Property constructed represents costs of premises remaining with the Company on completion of a property development project, the income of which is recognised on completion of the sale of such premises.

b. Revenue from sale of textiles is recognized when the significant risks and rewards of ownership of the goods have passed to the buyer and are recorded net of sales tax and other levies.

c. Interest Income is recognised on a time proportion basis.

(vi) Employee Benefits:

The Companys contribution paid/payable during the year to the Provident Fund/Gratuity Fund is charged to the Profit and Loss Account. The gratuity liability, as per Payment of Gratuity Act is payable up to 13.3.1995 to all eligible workers. In terms of the Order dated 23.01.2004, of the Honourable BIFR, and order dated 11.02.2008, of the Honorable High Court of Ahmedabad, provision for Gratuity to all the eligible workers have been provided for on an arithmetic calculation basis.

(vii) Retrenchment Expenses:

Retrenchment compensation and salary for the closure period is required to be paid on receipt of resignation from the employees and vacating the hut /chhapra / room / quarter in the mill premises occupied by them in terms of Order dated 11/2/2008 passed by the Honourable Gujarat High Court. Therefore, the company has made provisions for retrenchment compensation and salary for the closure period during the year.

(viii) Taxation:

No provision for taxation is made in view of availability of brought forward business loss of Rs.8,60,37,569/- to be set-off against current year income of Long-term Capital Gain as per BIFR Order dated 21/08/2006 and confirmed by AAFR Order dated 10/06/2008. No provision for MAT u/s.H5JB of the Act is made by relying upon the order of BIFR dated 21/08/2006 and order of AAFR dated 10/06/2008.

(ix) Earning per share:

The company reports basic and diluted earning per share (EPS) in accordance with Accounting Standards 20 on "Earning per share". Basic EPS is computed by dividing the net profit or loss for the year by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted EPS is computed by dividing the net profit or loss for the year by the weighted average equity shares outstanding during the year as adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares, except where the results are anti-dilutive.

(x) Cash Flow Statements:

The Cash Flow Statement is prepared by the "indirect method" set out in Accounting Standard 3 on "Cash Flow Statements" notified under the Companies Act, 1956 and presents the cash flow by operating, investing and financing activities of the company. Cash and Cash equivalents presented in the cash Flow Statements consist of cash on hand, balances and demand deposit with banks.

(xi) Contingent Liabilities:

Contingent liabilities as defined in Accounting Standard 29 on "Provision, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets" are disclosed by way of notes to the accounts. Provision is made if it is probable that an outflow of future economic benefits will be required for an item previously dealt with as a contingent liability.

1-B The Company had suspended its operations at Ahmedabad since March 13, 1995 due to financial constraints and labour unrest. The Company was declared as a Sick Unit within the meaning of Section 3(1) (o) of the Sick Industrial (Special Provisions) Act, 1985 (SICA). The Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) vide its Order dated August 22, 2006 has discharged the Company from the purview of SICA.

 
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