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Mar 31, 2015

(i) (a) BASIS OF PREPARATION

The financial statements have been prepared to comply with applicable accounting principles in India, the Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. The accounts are prepared on historical cost basis and on the principle of going concern. Accounting policies not specifically referred to are in consonance with prudent and generally accepted accounting practices. The accounting policies have been consistently applied unless otherwise stated.

(b) USE OF ESTIMATES

The preparation of financial statements is in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles which require the management of the company to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and results of operations during the reporting periods. Although these estimates are based upon the management's best knowledge of current events & actions, actual results could differ from those estimates. Difference between the actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known / materialized.

(ii) REVENUE RECOGNITION

a) Company recognizes Brokerage Income on the basis of the date of trade of settlement, of respective stock exchanges.

b) Other Income is accounted for on accrual basis.

c) The Maintenance Charges in respect of Account Holders of the Depository Division of the Company are accounted on pro-rata basis. In case of receipt of lifetime fees, the total amount received is recognized in the period of receipt.

d) Incentive on primary market subscription - mobilization is accounted on the basis of intimation received by the Company.

(iii) VALUATION OF INVENTORIES

Securities Shown as Inventories are valued scrip wise at Weighted Average Cost of the day or Market Value whichever is lower. Cost includes direct expenses.

Inventories (Land) are valued at Cost or Market Value whichever is lower. Cost includes direct expenses.

(iv) FIXED ASSETS

Fixed assets are stated at historical cost less accumulated depreciation. Historical cost comprises the purchase price and all direct cost attributable to bring the asset to its working condition for intended use.

(v) DEPRECIATION

Depreciation on tangible assets is provided on the straight-line method over the useful lives of assets as mentioned and envisaged under Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013. Depreciation for assets purchased / sold during a period is proportionately charged. Intangible assets are amortized over their respective individual estimated lives on a straight-line basis, commencing from the date the asset is available to the Company for its use.

(vi) IMPAIRMENT OF ASSETS

Impairment loss, if any, is provided to the extent the carrying amount of assets exceeds their recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is higher of an asset's net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to arise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

(vii) INVESTMENTS

Investments are classified into current investments and non-current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as non-current investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

(viii) CASH & CASH EQUIVALENTS

Cash comprises of cash in hand and balances with banks. Cash equivalents are short term, highly liquid investments that are readily convertible into cash and which are subject to insignificant risks of changes in value.

(ix) FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRANSACTIONS

(a) Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rate prevailing on the date of the transaction or that approximates the actual rate at the date of the transaction.

(b) Monetary items denominated in foreign currencies at the year end are restated at year end rates. In case of items which are covered by forward exchange contracts, the difference between the year end rate and rate on the date of the contract is recognized as exchange difference and the premium paid on forward contracts is recognized over the life of the contract.

(c) Any income or expense on account of exchange difference either on settlement or on translation is recognized in the Profit and Loss account except in case of long term liabilities, where they relate to acquisition of fixed assets, in which case they are adjusted to the carrying cost of such assets.

(x) EARNING PER SHARE

The Company reports Basic and Diluted Earning Per Share in accordance with Accounting Standard -20, "Earning Per Share" issued by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Basic Earning Per Share is computed by dividing net profit after tax by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding for the period. Diluted Earning Per Share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares and dilutive potential equity shares outstanding during the period.

(xi) TAXATION

a) Current corporate tax is provided on the results for the year after considering applicable tax rates and laws.

b) Deferred Tax is provided on timing differences between tax and accounting treatments that originate in one period and are expected to be reversed or settled in subsequent periods. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are measured using the enacted / substantially enacted tax rates and laws for continuing operations. Deferred tax assets, in the event of unabsorbed depreciation and carry forward losses under tax laws, that exceed the deferred tax liability, are recognized only where there virtual certainty of realization. Deferred tax assets on other accounts are recognized only to the extent there is reasonable certainty of realization. The carrying amount of deferred tax assets is reviewed at each balance sheet date to reassess realization.

c) Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT) credit is recognized as an asset only when and to the extent there is convincing evidence that the Company will pay normal income tax during the specified period. In the year in which the MAT credit becomes eligible to be recognized as an asset in accordance with the recommendations contained in Guidance Note issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the said asset is created by way of a credit to the profit and loss account and shown as MAT Credit Entitlement. The Company reviews the same at each balance sheet date and writes down the carrying amount of MAT Credit Entitlement to the extent there is no longer convincing evidence to the effect that the Company will pay normal Income Tax during the specified period.

(xii) RETIREMENT BENEFITS

a) Gratuity liability is a defined benefit obligation and is wholly unfunded. The Company accounts for liability for future gratuity benefits based on actuarial assumptions.

b) Provident fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions as required by the statute are charged to the Profit and Loss Account as incurred.

(xiii) EQUITY INDEX/ STOCK FUTURES

a) "Initial Margin - Equity Derivative Instrument", representing the initial margin paid for entering into contracts for equity index/stock futures which are released on final settlement/squaring-up of underlying contracts, are disclosed under Other Current Assets.

b) Equity index/stock futures for arbitrage purposes are marked-to-market on a daily basis. Debit or credit balance disclosed under Other Current Assets or Other Current Liabilities, respectively, in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", represents the net amount paid or received on the basis of movement in the prices of index/ stock futures till the Balance Sheet date.

c) As on the Balance Sheet date, profit/loss on open positions in equity index/ stock futures is accounted for as follows:

1. Credit balance in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", being the anticipated profit, is ignored and no credit for the same is taken in the Profit and Loss Account.

2. Debit balance in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", being anticipated loss, is adjusted in the Profit and Loss Account.

d) On final settlement or squaring-up of contracts for equity index/stock futures, the profit or loss is calculated as the difference between the settlement/squaring-up price and the contract price. Accordingly, debit or credit balance pertaining to the settled/squared-up contract in "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/ Stock Futures Account" after adjustment of provision for anticipated losses is recognised in the Profit and Loss Account.

e) When more than one contract in respect of the relevant series of equity index/ stock futures contract to which the squared-up contract pertains is outstanding at the time of the squaring-up of the contract, the contract price of the contract so squared-up is determined using the weighted average cost method for calculating the profit/loss on squaring-up.

(xiv) EQUITY INDEX/ STOCK OPTIONS

a) "Initial Margin Equity Derivative Instrument" representing the initial margin paid, and "Margin Deposit", representing the additional margin paid over and above the initial margin, for entering into contracts for equity index/ stock options, which are released on final settlement/squaring-up of the underlying contracts, are disclosed under Other Current Assets.

b) "Equity Index/Stock Option Premium Account" represents the premium paid or received for buying or selling the options, respectively.

c) As at the Balance Sheet date, in the case of long positions, provision is made for the amount by which the premium paid for those options exceeds the premium prevailing on the Balance Sheet date, and in the case of short positions, for the amount by which the premium prevailing on the Balance Sheet date exceeds the premium received for those options, and is reflected in "Provision for Loss on Equity Index/ Stock Option Account".

d) When the options are squared up before expiry of the options, the premium prevailing in "Equity Index/Stock Option Premium Account" on that date is recognised in the Profit and Loss Account. If more than one option contract in respect of the same index/stock with the same strike price and expiry date to which the squared-up contract pertains is outstanding at the time of squaring-up of the contract, the weighted average method is followed for determining the profit or loss. On the expiry of the contracts and on exercising the options, the difference between the final settlement price and the strike price is transferred to the Profit and Loss Account. In both the above cases, the premium paid or received for buying or selling the option, as the case may be, is recognised in the Profit and Loss Account for all squared-up/settled contracts.

(xv) PROVISIONS, CONTINGENT LIABILITIES AND CONTINGENT ASSETS

Provisions are recognized for present obligations, of uncertain timing or amount, arising as a result of a past event where a reliable estimate can be made and it is probable that an outflow of resources embodying economic benefits will be required to settle the obligation. Where it is not probable that an outflow of resources embodying economic benefits will be required or the amount cannot be estimated reliably, the obligation is disclosed as a contingent liability unless the possibility of outflow of resources embodying economic benefits is remote.

Possible obligations, whose existence will only be confirmed by the occurrence or non-occurrence of one or more uncertain future events, are also disclosed as contingent liabilities unless the possibility of outflow of resources embodying economic benefits is remote.


Mar 31, 2014

A. BASIS OF ACCOUNTING

The accounts are prepared in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India and are in line with the relevant laws as well as the guidelines prescribed by the Department of Company Affairs and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The accounts are prepared on historical cost basis and on the principle of going concern. Accounting policies not specifically referred to are in consonance with prudent and generally accepted accounting practices. The accounting policies have been consistently applied unless otherwise stated.

B. USE OF ESTIMATES

The preparation of financial statements is in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles which require the management of the company to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and results of operations during the reporting periods. Although these estimates are based upon the management''s best knowledge of current events & actions, actual results could differ from those estimates. Significant estimates used by management in the preparation of these financial statements, estimates of the economic useful lives of the fixed assets, provisions for bad and doubtful debts and accruals.

C. REVENUE RECOGNITION

i. Company recognises Brokerage Income on the basis of the date of trade of settlement, of respective stock exchanges.

ii. Other Income is accounted for on accrual basis.

iii. The Maintenance Charges in respect of Account Holders of the Depository Division of the Company are accounted on prorata basis. In case of receipt of lifetime fees, the total amount received is recognized in the period of receipt.

iv. Incentive on primary market subscription - mobilisation is accounted on the basis of intimation received by the Company.

D. VALUATION OF INVENTORIES

Securities Shown as Inventories are valued scrip wise at Weighted Average Cost of the day or Market Value whichever is lower. Cost includes direct expenses.

E. FIXED ASSETS

i. Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation.

ii. Depreciation on Fixed Assets has been provided on Straight Line Method at the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956 on pro rata basis which in the opinion of the management are reflective of the estimated useful lives of fixed asset.

F. IMPAIRMENT OF ASSETS

Impairment loss, if any, is provided to the extent the carrying amount of assets exceeds their recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is higher of an asset''s net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is the present value of estimated Futures cash flows expected to arise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

G. INVESTMENTS

Investments are classified into current investments and non-current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as non- current investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

H. CASH & CASH EQUIVALENTS

Cash comprises cash on hand and balances with banks. Cash equivalents are short term, highly liquid investments that are readily convertible into cash and which are subject to insignificant risks of changes in value.

I. FOREIGN CURRENCY TRANSACTIONS

(a) Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rate prevailing on the date of the transaction or that approximates the actual rate at the date of the transaction.

(b) Monetary items denominated in foreign currencies at the year end are restated at year end rates. In case of items which are covered by forward exchange contracts, the difference between the year end rate and rate on the date of the contract is recognised as exchange difference and the premium paid on forward contracts is recognised over the life of the contract.

(c) Any income or expense on account of exchange difference either on settlement or on translation is recognised in the Profit and Loss account except in case of long term liabilities, where they relate to acquisition of fixed assets, in which case they are adjusted to the carrying cost of such assets.

J. EARNING PER SHARE

The Company reports Basic and Diluted Earning Per Share in accordance with Accounting Standard -20, "Earning Per Share" issued by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Basic Earning Per Share is computed by dividing net profit after tax by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding for the period. Diluted Earning Per Share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares and dilutive potential equity shares outstanding during the period.

K. TAXES ON INCOME

a. Current Tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

b. Deferred Tax is recognized on timing differences; being the differences between the taxable incomes and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred Tax Assets subject to the consideration of prudence are recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is a reasonable certainty that sufficient Futures taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

L. RETIREMENT BENEFITS

i. Gratuity liability is a defined benefit obligation and is wholly unfunded. The Company accounts for liability for future gratuity benefits based on actuarial assumptions.

ii. Provident fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions as required by the statute are charged to the Profit and Loss Account as incurred.

M. EQUITY INDEX/ STOCK FUTURES

a) "Initial Margin - Equity Derivative Instrument", representing the initial margin paid for entering into contracts for equity index/stock futures which are released on final settlement/squaring-up of underlying contracts, are disclosed under Other Current Assets.

b) Equity index/stock futures for arbitrage purposes are marked-to-market on a daily basis. Debit or credit balance disclosed under Other Current Assets or Other Current Liabilities, respectively, in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity

Index/Stock Futures Account", represents the net amount paid or received on the basis of movement in the prices of index/ stock futures till the Balance Sheet date.

c) As on the Balance Sheet date, profit/loss on open positions in equity index/ stock futures is accounted for as follows:

- Credit balance in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", being the anticipated profit, is ignored and no credit for the same is taken in the Profit and Loss Account.

- Debit balance in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", being anticipated loss, is adjusted in the Profit and Loss Account.

d) On final settlement or squaring-up of contracts for equity index/stock futures, the profit or loss is calculated as the difference between the settlement/squaring-up price and the contract price. Accordingly, debit or credit balance pertaining to the settled/squared-up contract in "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/ Stock Futures Account" after adjustment of provision for anticipated losses is recognised in the Profit and Loss Account.

e) When more than one contract in respect of the relevant series of equity index/ stock futures contract to which the squared-up contract pertains is outstanding at the time of the squaring-up of the contract, the contract price of the contract so squared-up is determined using the weighted average cost method for calculating the profit/loss on squaring-up.

N. EQUITY INDEX/ STOCK OPTIONS

a. "Initial Margin Equity Derivative Instrument" representing the initial margin paid, and "Margin Deposit", representing the additional margin paid over and above the initial margin, for entering into contracts for equity index/ stock options, which are released on final settlement/squaring-up of the underlying contracts, are disclosed under Other Current Assets.

b. "Equity Index/Stock Option Premium Account" represents the premium paid or received for buying or selling the options, respectively.

c. As at the Balance Sheet date, in the case of long positions, provision is made for the amount by which the premium paid for those options exceeds the premium prevailing on the Balance Sheet date, and in the case of short positions, for the amount by which the premium prevailing on the Balance Sheet date exceeds the premium received for those options, and is reflected in "Provision for Loss on Equity Index/ Stock Option Account".

d. When the options are squared up before expiry of the options, the premium prevailing in "Equity Index/Stock Option Premium Account" on that date is recognised in the Profit and Loss Account. If more than one option contract in respect of the same index/stock with the same strike price and expiry date to which the squared-up contract pertains is outstanding at the time of squaring-up of the contract, the weighted average method is followed for determining the profit or loss. On the expiry of the contracts and on exercising the options, the difference between the final settlement price and the strike price is transferred to the Profit and Loss Account. In both the above cases, the premium paid or received for buying or selling the option, as the case may be, is recognised in the Profit and Loss Account for all squared- up/settled contracts.

O. PROVISIONS, CONTINGENT LIABILITIES AND CONTINGENT ASSETS

Provisions involving substantial degree of estimation in measurement are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that there will be an outflow of resources. Contingent Liabilities are not recognised but are disclosed in the notes. Contingent Assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2013

A. Basis of Accounting

The accounts are prepared in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India and are in line with the relevant laws as well as the guidelines prescribed by the Department of Company Affairs and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The accounts are prepared on historical cost basis and on the principle of going concern. Accounting policies not specifically referred to are in consonance with prudent and generally accepted accounting practices. The accounting policies have been consistently applied unless otherwise stated.

B. Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements is in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles which require the management of the company to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and results of operations during the reporting periods. Although these estimates are based upon the management''s best knowledge of current events & actions, actual results could differ from those estimates. Significant estimates are used by management in the preparation of these financial statements, estimates of the economic useful lives of the fixed assets, provisions for bad and doubtful debts and accruals.

C. Revenue Recognition

i. Company recognizes brokerage income on the basis of the date of trade of settlement, of respective stock exchanges.

ii. Other income is accounted for on accrual basis.

iii. The maintenance charges in respect of account holders of the depository division of the Company are accounted on prorata basis. In case of receipt of lifetime fees, the total amount received is recognized in the period of receipt.

iv. Incentive on primary market subscription - mobilization is accounted on the basis of intimation received by the Company.

D. Valuation of Inventories

Securities shown as inventories are valued scrip wise at weighted average cost of the day or market value whichever is lower. Cost includes direct expenses.

E. Fixed Assets i. Fixed assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation.

ii. Depreciation on fixed assets has been provided on straight line method at the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956 on pro rata basis which in the opinion of the management are reflective of the estimated useful lives of fixed asset.

F. Impairment of Assets

Impairment loss, if any, is provided to the extent the carrying amount of assets exceeds their recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is higher of an asset''s net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is the present value of estimated Futures cash flows expected to arise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

G. Investments

Investments are classified into current investments and non-current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as non- current investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

H. Cash & Cash Equivalents

Cash comprises cash on hand and balances with banks. Cash equivalents are short term, highly liquid investments that are readily convertible into cash and which are subject to insignificant risks of changes in value.

J. Earnings Per Share

The Company reports basic and diluted earnings per share in accordance with Accounting Standard -20, "Earning Per Share" issued by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing net profit after tax by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding for the period. Diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares and dilutive potential equity shares outstanding during the period.

K. Taxes on Income

a. Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

b. Deferred tax is recognized on timing differences; being the differences between the taxable incomes and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred Tax Assets subject to the consideration of prudence are recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is a reasonable certainty that sufficient Futures taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

L. Retirement Benefits

i. Gratuity liability is a defined benefit obligation and is wholly unfunded. The Company accounts for liability for future gratuity benefits based on actuarial assumptions.

ii. Provident fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions as required by the statute are charged to the profit and loss account as incurred.

M. Equity Index/ Stock Futures a. "Initial Margin - Equity Derivative Instrument", representing the initial margin paid for entering into contracts for equity index/stock futures which are released on final settlement/squaring-up of underlying contracts, are disclosed under other current assets.

b. Equity index/stock futures for arbitrage purposes are marked-to-market on a daily basis. Debit or credit balance disclosed under Other Current Assets or Other Current Liabilities, respectively, in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", represents the net amount paid or received on the basis of movement in the prices of index/ stock futures till the balance sheet date.

c. As on the balance sheet date, profit/loss on open positions in equity index/ stock futures is accounted for as follows:

- Credit balance in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", being the anticipated profit, is ignored and no credit for the same is taken in the profit and loss account.

- Debit balance in the "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/Stock Futures Account", being anticipated loss, is adjusted in the profit and loss account.

d. On final settlement or squaring-up of contracts for equity index/stock futures, the profit or loss is calculated as the difference between the settlement/squaring-up price and the contract price. Accordingly, debit or credit balance pertaining to the settled/squared-up contract in "Mark-to-Market Margin - Equity Index/ Stock Futures Account" after adjustment of provision for anticipated losses is recognized in the profit and loss account.

e. When more than one contract in respect of the relevant series of equity index/ stock futures contract to which the squared-up contract pertains is outstanding at the time of the squaring-up of the contract, the contract price of the contract so squared-up is determined using the weighted average cost method for calculating the profit/loss on squaring-up.

N. Equity Index/ Stock Options

a. "Initial Margin Equity Derivative Instrument" representing the initial margin paid, and "Margin Deposit", representing the additional margin paid over and above the initial margin, for entering into contracts for equity index/ stock options, which are released on final settlement/squaring-up of the underlying contracts, are disclosed under other current assets.

b. "Equity Index/Stock Option Premium Account" represents the premium paid or received for buying or selling the options, respectively.

c. As at the balance sheet date, in the case of long positions, provision is made for the amount by which the premium paid for those options exceeds the premium prevailing on the Balance Sheet date, and in the case of short positions, for the amount by which the premium prevailing on the Balance Sheet date exceeds the premium received for those options, and is reflected in "Provision for Loss on Equity Index/ Stock Option Account".

d. When the options are squared up before expiry of the options, the premium prevailing in "Equity Index/Stock Option Premium Account" on that date is recognized in the Profit and Loss Account. if more than one option contract in respect of the same index/stock with the same strike price and expiry date to which the squared-up contract pertains is outstanding at the time of squaring-up of the contract, the weighted average method is followed for determining the profit or loss. On the expiry of the contracts and on exercising the options, the difference between the final settlement price and the strike price is transferred to the profit and loss Account. In both the above cases, the premium paid or received for buying or selling the option, as the case may be, is recognized in the profit and loss Account for all squared-up/settled contracts.

O. Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

Provisions involving substantial degree of estimation in measurement are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that there will be an outflow of resources. Contingent liabilities are not recognized but are disclosed in the notes. Contingent assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2012

A. BASIS OF ACCOUNTING

The accounts are prepared in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India and are in line with the relevant laws as well as the guidelines prescribed by the Department of Company Affairs and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

B. ACCOUNTING CONVENTION

The Financial Accounts, unless otherwise stated, are prepared at historical cost under the accrual method of accounting.

C. REVENUE RECOGNITION

i. Company recognises Brokerage Income on the basis of the date of trade of settlement, of respective stock exchanges.

ii. Other Income is accounted for on accrual basis.

iii. The Maintenance Charges in respect of Account Holders of the Depository Division of the Company are accounted on prorata basis. In case of receipt of lifetime fees, the total amount received is recognized in the period of receipt.

iv. Incentive on primary market subscription - mobilisation is accounted on the basis of intimation received by the Company.

D. FIXED ASSETS

i. Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition less accumulated depreciation.

ii. Depreciation on Fixed Assets has been provided on Straight Line Method at the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956 on pro rata basis which in the opinion of the management are reflective of the estimated useful lives of fixed asset.

E. INVESTMENTS

Investments are classified into current investments and non-current investments. Investments which are intended to be held for more than one year are classified as non- current investments and investments which are intended to be held for less than one year are classified as current investments. Investments are accounted at cost and any decline in the carrying value other than temporary in nature is provided for.

F. RETIREMENT BENEFITS

i. Gratuity liability is a defined benefit obligation and is wholly unfunded. The Company accounts for liability for future gratuity benefits based on actuarial assumptions.

ii. Provident fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions as required by the statute are charged to the Profit and Loss Account as incurred.

G. TAXES ON INCOME

a. Current Tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

b. Deferred Tax is recognized on timing differences; being the differences between the taxable incomes and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred Tax Assets subject to the consideration of prudence are recognized and carried forward only to the extent there is a reasonable certainty that sufficient Futures taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

H. EARNING PER SHARE

The Company reports Basic and Diluted Earning Per Share in accordance with Accounting Standard -20, "Earning Per Share" issued by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Basic Earning Per Share is computed by dividing net profit after tax by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding for the period. Diluted Earning Per Share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares and dilutive potential equity shares outstanding during the period.

I. IMPAIRMENT OF ASSETS

Impairment loss, if any, is provided to the extent the carrying amount of assets exceeds their recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is higher of an asset's net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is the present value of estimated Futures cash flows expected to arise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

 
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