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Mar 31, 2015

1.1 Basis of accounting and preparation of financial statements

The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 (as amended) and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and Companies Act 2013. The financial statements have been prepared on accrual basis under the historical cost convention. The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those followed in the previous year .

1.2 Use of estimates

The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the Management to make estimates and assumptions considered in the reported amounts of assets and liabilities (including contingent liabilities) and the reported income and expenses during the year. The Management believes that the estimates used in preparation of the financial statements are prudent and reasonable. Future results could differ due to these estimates and the differences between the actual results and the estimates are recognised in the periods in which the results are known / materialise.

1.3 Inventories

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost (on weighted average basis) and the net realisable value after providing for obsolescence and other losses, where considered necessary. Cost includes all charges in bringing the goods to the point of sale, including octroi and other levies, transit insurance and receiving charges. Work-in-progress and finished goods include appropriate proportion of overheads and excise duty, where applicable.

1.4 Cash and cash equivalents ( for purposes of Cash Flow Statement)

Cash comprises cash on hand and demand deposits with banks being highly liquid investments that are readily convertible into known amounts of cash and which are subject to insignificant risk of changes in value.

1.5 Depreciation and amortisation

Depreciation has been provided on the written down value method as per the rates prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013 over their estimated useful life.

The estimated useful life of the tangible assets and the amortisation period are reviewed at the end of each financial year.

1.6 Cash Flow Statement

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 operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated based on the available information.

1.7 Revenue Recognition.

Sale of goods

Sales are recognised, net of returns and trade discounts, on transfer of significant risks and rewards of ownership to the buyer, which generally coincides with the delivery of goods to customers. Sales include excise duty where applicable but exclude sales tax and value added tax.

1.8 Other income

Interest income is accounted on accrual basis.

1.9 Tangible fixed assets

Fixed Assets are carried at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses, if any.

1.10 Intangible Fixed Assets

Intangible Fixed Assets are carried at cost less accumulated amortisation and impairment losses where applicable.

1.11 Foreign Currency Transactions and Translations

Initial recognition

Transactions in foreign currencies entered into by the Company and its integral foreign operations are accounted at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction or at rates that closely approximate the rate at the date of the transaction.

Treatment of exchange differences

Exchange differences arising on settlement / restatement of short-term foreign currency monetary assets and liabilities of the Company and its integral foreign operations are recognised as income or expense in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

1.12 Employee benefits

Employee benefits include provident fund,E.S.I. and compensated absences.

1.13 Earnings per share

Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax (including the post tax effect of extraordinary items, if any) by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax (including the post tax effect of extraordinary items, if any) as adjusted for dividend, interest and other charges to expense or income relating to the dilutive potential equity shares, by the weighted average number of equity shares

1.14 Impairment of assets

The carrying values of assets / cash generating units at each Balance Sheet date are reviewed for impairment. If any indication of impairment exists, the recoverable amount of such assets is estimated and impairment is recognised, if the carrying amount of these assets exceeds their recoverable amount. The recoverable amount is the greater of the net selling price and their value in use.

1.15 Provisions and Contingencies

A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions (excluding retirement benefits) are not discounted to their present value and are determined based on the best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates.

1.16 Previous year's figures

The Revised Schedule VI has become effective from 1 April, 2011 for the preparation of financial statements. This has significantly impacted the disclosure and presentation made in the financial statements. Previous year's figures have been regrouped / reclassified wherever necessary to correspond with the current year's classification / disclosure.


Mar 31, 2014

1.1 Basis of accounting and preparation of financial statements

The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards noti fied under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 (as amended) and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and Companies Act 2013. The financial statements have been prepared on accrual basis under the historical cost convention. The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those followed in the previous year.

1.2 Use of estimates

The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the Management to make estimates and assumptions considered in the repoted amounts of assets and liabilities (including contingent liabilities) and the reported income and expenses during the year. The Management believes that the estimates used in preparation of the financial statements are prudent and reasonable. Future results could differ due to these estimates and the differences between the actual results and the estimates are recognised in the periods in which the results are known / materialise.

1.3 Inventories

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost (on weighted average basis) and the net realisable value after providing for obsolescence and other losses, where considered necessary. Cost includes all charges in bringing the goods to the point of sale, including octroi and other levies, transit insurance and receiving charges. Work-in-progress and finished goods include appropriate proportion of overheads and excise duty, where applicable.

1.4 Cash and cash equivalents (for purposes of Cash Flow Statement)

Cash comprises cash on hand and demand deposits with banks. 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.

1.5 Depreciation and amortisation

Depreciation has been provided on the written down value method as per the rates prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956. Intangible assets are amortised over their estimated useful life.

The estimated useful life of the intangible assets and the amortisation period are reviewed at the end of each financial year and the amortisation method is revised to reflect the changed pattern.

1.6 Cash Flow Statement

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 operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated based on the available information.

1.7 Revenue Recognition.

Sale of goods

Sales are recognised, net of returns and trade discounts, on transfer of significant risks and rewards of ownership to the buyer, which generally coincides with the delivery of goods to customers. Sales include excise duty where applicable but exclude sales tax and value added tax.

1.8 Other income

Interest income is accounted on accrual basis.

1.9 Tangible fixed assets

Fixed Assets are carried at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses, if any.

1.10 Intangible Fixed Assets

Intangible Fixed Assets are carried at cost less accumulated amortisation and impairment losses. The cost of an intangible asset comprises its purchase price, including any import duties and other taxes and any directly attributable expenditure on making the asset ready for its intended use and net of any trade discounts and rebates.

1.11 Foreign Currency Transactions and Translations

Initial recognition

Transactions in foreign currencies entered into by the Company and its integral foreign operations are accounted at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction or at rates that closely approximate the rate at the date of the transaction.

Treatment of exchange differences

Exchange differences arising on settlement / restatement of short-term foreign currency monetary assets and liabilities of the Company and its integral foreign operations are recognised as income or expense in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

1.12 Employee benefits

Employee benefits include provident fund,E.S.I. and compensated absences.

Defined contribution plans

The Company''s contribution to provident fund and superannuation fund are cdonsidered as defined contribution plans and are charged as an expense as they fall due based on the amount of contribution required to be made.

1.13 Earnings per share

Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax (including the post tax effect of extraordinary items, if any) by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax (includi ng the post tax effect of extraordinary items, if any) as adjusted for dividend, interest and other charges to expense or income relating to the dilutive potential equity shares, by the weighted average number of equity shares

1.14 Impairment of assets

The carrying values of assets / cash generating units at each Balance Sheet date are reviewed for impairment. If any indication of impairment exists, the recoverable amount of such assets is estimated and impairment is recognised, if the carrying amount of these assets exceeds their recoverable amount. The recoverable amount is the greater of the net selling price and their value in use. When there is indication that an impairment loss recognised for an asset in earlier accounting periods no longer exists or may have decreased, such reversal of impairment loss is recognised in the Statement of Profit and Loss, except in case of revalued.

1.15 Provisions and Contingencies

A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions (excluding retirement benefits) are not discounted to their present value and are determined based on the best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates.

1.16 Previous year''s figures

The Revised Schedule VI has become effective from 1 April, 2011 for the preparation of financial statements. This has significantly impacted the disclosure and presentation made in the financial statements. Previous year''s figures have been regrouped / reclassified wherever necessary to correspond with the current year''s classification / disclosure.

The Revised Schedule VI does not require presentation of a reconciliation explaining the impact of the reclassification of the previous year figures in the financial statements. However, the company may consider giving an appropriate reconciliation in the Notes as an additional information as it would help in clarifying the impact of the reclassification of the previous year figures.


Mar 31, 2013

1.1 Basis of accounting and preparation of financial statements

The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 (as amended) and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. The financial statements have been prepared on accrual basis under the historical cost convention. The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those followed in the previous year .

1.2 Use of estimates

The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the Management to make estimates and assumptions considered in the reported amounts of assets and liabilities (including contingent liabilities) and the reported income and expenses during the year. The Management believes that the estimates used in preparation of the financial statements are prudent and reasonable. Future results could differ due to these estimates and the differences between the actual results and the estimates are recognised in the periods in which the results are known / materialise.

1.3 Inventories

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost (weighted average basis) and the net realisable value after providing for obsolescence and other losses, where considered necessary. Cost includes all charges in bringing the goods to the point of sale, including octroi and other levies, transit insurance and receiving charges. Work-in-progress and finished goods include appropriate proportion of overheads and excise duty, where applicable.

1.4 Cash and cash equivalents (for purposes of Cash Flow Statement)

Cash comprises cash on hand and demand deposits with banks. Cash equivalents are short-term balance (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.

1.5 Depreciation and amortisation

Depreciation has been provided on the written-down value method as per the rates prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956 . Intangible assets are amortised over their estimated useful life.

The estimated useful life of the intangible assets and the amortisation period are reviewed at the end of each financial year and the amortisation method is revised to reflect the changed pattern.

1.6 Cash flow statement

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 operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated based on the available information.

1.7 Revenue recognition

Sale of goods

Sales are recognised, net of returns and trade discounts, on transfer of significant risks and rewards of ownership to the buyer, which generally coincides with the delivery of goods to customers. Sales include excise duty where applicable but exclude sales tax and value added tax.

1.8 Other income

Interest income is accounted on accrual basis.

1.9 Tangible fixed assets

Fixed assets are carried at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses, if any.

1.10 Intangible fixed assets

Intangible Fixed Assets are carried at cost less accumulated amortisation and impairment losses. The cost of an intangible asset comprises its purchase price, including any import duties and other taxes and any directly attributable expenditure on making the asset ready for its intended use and net of any trade discounts and rebate.

1.11 Foreign currency transactions and translations

Initial recognition

Transactions in foreign currencies entered into by the Company and its integral foreign operations are accounted at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction or at rates that closely approximate the rate at the date of the transaction.

Treatment of exchange differences

Exchange differences arising on settlement / restatement of short-term foreign currency monetary assets and liabilities of the Company and its integral foreign operations are recognised as income or expense in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

1.12 Employee benefits

Employee benefits include provident fund, superannuation fund, gratuity fund and compensated absences.

Defined contribution plans

The Company''s contribution to provident fund and superannuation fund are considered as defined contribution plans and are charged as an expense as they fall due based on the amount of contribution required to be made.

1.13 Earnings per share

Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax (including the post tax effect of extraordinary items of any by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax as adjusted for dividend, interest and other charges to expense or income relating to the dilutive potential equity shares, by the weighted average number of equity shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share and the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares.

1.14 Impairment of assets

The carrying values of assets / cash generating units at each Balance Sheet date are reviewed for impairment. If any indication of impairment exists, the recoverable amount of such assets is estimated and impairment is recognised, if the carrying amount of these assets exceeds their recoverable amount. The recoverable amount is the greater of the net selling price and their value in use. When there is indication that an impairment loss recognised for an asset in earlier accounting periods no longer exists or may have decreased, such reversal of impairment loss is recognised in the Statement of Profit and Loss, except in case of revalued

1.15 Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions (excluding retirement benefits) are not discounted to their present value and are determined based on the best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates.

1.16 Previous year''s figures

The Revised Schedule VI has become effective from 1 April, 2011 for the preparation of financial statements. This has significantly impacted the disclosure and presentation made in the financial statements. Previous year''s figures have been regrouped / reclassified wherever necessary to correspond with the current year''s classification / disclosure.

The Revised Schedule VI does not require presentation of a reconciliation explaining the impact of the reclassification of the previous year figures in the financial statements. However, the company may consider giving an appropriate reconciliation in the Notes as an additional information as it would help in clarifying the impact of the reclassification of the previous year figures.


Mar 31, 2012

A. Basis of accounting and preparation of financial statements

The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 (as amended) and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. The financial statements have been prepared on accrual basis under the historical cost convention except for categories of fixed assets acquired before 1 April, 2012, that are carried at revalued amounts. The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those followed in the previous year .

b. Use of estimates

The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the Management to make estimates and assumptions considered in the reported amounts of assets and liabilities (including contingent liabilities) and the reported income and expenses during the year. The Management believes that the estimates used in preparation of the financial statements are prudent and reasonable. Future results could differ due to these estimates and the differences between the actual results and the estimates are recognised in the periods in which the results are known/materialise.

c. Inventories

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost (weighted average basis) and the net realisable value after providing for obsolescence and other losses, where considered necessary. Cost includes all charges in bringing the goods to the point of sale, including octroi and other levies, transit insurance and receiving charges. Work-in-progress and finished goods include appropriate proportion of overheads and, where applicable, excise/customs duty.

d. Cash and cash equivalents (for purposes of Cash Flow Statement)

Cash comprises cash on hand and demand deposits with banks. Cash equivalents are highly liquid investments that are readily convertible into known amounts of cash and which are subject to insignificant risk of changes in value.

e. Cash flow statement

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 operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated based on the available information.

f. Depreciation and amortisation

Depreciation has been provided on the written-down value method as per the rates prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956 .

g. Revenue recognition

Sale of goods

Sales are recognised, net of returns and trade discounts, on transfer of significant risks and rewards of ownership to the buyer, which generally coincides with the delivery of goods to customers. Sales include excise duty where applicable but exclude sales tax and value added tax.

h. Other income

Interest income is accounted on accrual basis.

i. Tangible fixed assets

Fixed assets are carried at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses, if any.

j. Foreign currency transactions and translations

Initial recognition

Transactions in foreign currencies entered into by the Company and its integral foreign operations are accounted at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction or at rates that closely approximate the rate at the date of the transaction.

Treatment of exchange differences

Exchange differences arising on settlement/restatement of short-term foreign currency monetary assets and liabilities of the Company and its integral foreign operations are recognised as income or expense in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

k. Government grants, subsidies and export incentives:- not applicable.

I. Employee benefits

Employee benefits include provident fund, superannuation fund, gratuity fund and compensated absences.

Defined contribution plans

The Company's contribution to provident fund and superannuation fund are considered as defined contribution plans and are charged as an expense as they fall due based on the amount of contribution required to be made.

m. Earnings per share

Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit/(loss) after tax by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit/(loss) after tax as adjusted for dividend, interest and other charges to expense or income relating to the dilutive potential equity shares, by the weighted average number of equity shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share and the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares.

n. Impairment of assets

The carrying values of assets/cash generating units at each Balance Sheet date are reviewed for impairment. If any indication of impairment exists, the recoverable amount of such assets is estimated and impairment is recognised, if the carrying amount of these assets exceeds their recoverable amount. The recoverable amount is the greater of the net selling price and their value in use. When there is indication that an impairment loss recognised for an asset in earlier accounting periods no longer exists or may have decreased, such reversal of impairment loss is recognised in the Statement of Profit and Loss, except in case of revalued.

o. Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions (excluding retirement benefits) are not discounted to their present value and are determined based on the best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates.

p. The Revised Schedule VI has become effective from 1st April, 2011 for the preparation of financial statements. This has significantly impacted the disclosure and presentation made in the financial statements. Previous year's figures have been regrouped/reclassified wherever necessary to correspond with the current year's classification/disclosure.


Mar 31, 2011

A. Fixed Assets & Depreciation

(i) Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less Depreciation. All costs, attributable to bring the Fixed Assets to working condition are capitalised.

(ii) Depreciation on all Fixed Assets is provided at Written Down Value Method at the rate specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956 excluding damaged Plant & Machinery.

b. Inventories

(i) Raw Materials, Components, Stores and Consumables are valued at weighted average cost.

(ii) Finished Goods & Work-In-Progress are valued at weighted average cost of raw materials & the cost of conversion thereof for bringing the inventories upto the present condition or net realisable value, whichever is low.

c. Secured Loans

(i) Working Capital & Packing Credit

Borrowing for Working Capital is secured by hypothecation of Stock-In-Trade, Book debts.

(ii) Working Capital Term Loan

A part of the Working Capital has been converted by the Bank as W.C.T.L.

2. Cash Flow Statement (AS-3)

The Cash flow statement for the year under audit has been set out in this report separately.

3. Revenue Recognition (AS-9)

(i) All Income and Expenditure are accounted for on accrual basis except otherwise stated in consonance with the generally accepted accounting principles.

(ii) The Company has no system for actuarial valuation of gratuity and not provided for accrued liabilities as on 31st March, 2011 in respect of future payment of gratuity to employees.

4. Foreign Currency Transactions (AS-11)

Foreign Currency transactions are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the respective date of transactions. All other foreign currency transactions are restated at the rates ruling at the period end and all exchange losses/gains arising therefrom are accounted for in the Profit and Loss Account.

5. Contingent Liabilities

Contingent Liabilities are not provided for and are disclosed by way of notes below :

i) Bank Guarantee outstanding Rs. 4.42 lacs against 100% margin (Rs. 6.38 lacs as on 31.03.2010)

6. Additional information pursuant to the provision of paragraph 3, 4C and 4D of part II of Schedule VI of the Companies Act, 1956.

7. Figure for the previous years were regrouped/rearranged wherever necessary.




Mar 31, 2010

A. Fixed Assets & Depreciation

(i) Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less Depreciation. All costs, attributable to bring the Fixed Assets to working condition are capitalised.

(ii) Depreciation on all Fixed Assets is provided at Written Down Value Method at the rate specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956 excluding damaged Plant & Machinery.

b. Inventories

(i) Raw Materials, Components, Stores and Consumables are valued at weighted average cost.

(ii) Finished Goods & Work-in-Progress are valued at weighted average cost of raw materials & the cost of conversion thereof for bringing the inventories upto the present condition or net realisable value, whichever is low.

c. Secured Loans

(i) Working Capital & Packing Credit

Borrowing for Working Capital is secured by hypothecation of Stock-ln-Trade, Book debts & Fixed Deposits. (ii) Working Capital Term Loan A part of the Working Capital has been converted by the Bank as W.C.T.L. payable in 29 quaterly instalments since June 2007.

 
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