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Directors Report of Bharat Gears Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

To The Members

The Directors have pleasure in submitting 43rdAnnual Report together with Audited Financial Statements of your Company for the year ended on 31 March, 2015.

(Rs./Crores) Financial year ended Financial Results 31.03.2015 31.03.2014

Revenue from operations and other 451.90 459.71

income (gross)

Profit before finance cost and depreciation 23.87 28.81

and amortisation expense

Finance Cost 16.35 14.49

Depreciation and Amortisation expense 13.95 13.72

(Loss)/Profit before tax (6.43) 0.60

Less: Tax (benefit)/expense (2.22)

(Loss)/Profit after tax (4.21) 0.60

Surplus in Statement of profit and loss

Opening balance 30.96 31.28

Less: Depreciation on transition to 0.96 -

Schedule II to the Act on tangible fixed assets with nil remaining useful life (Net of deferred tax)

Add: (Loss)/Profit for the year (4.21) 0.60

Less: Proposed Dividend

- Equity - 0.79

Tax on distributed profits - 0.13

Closing Balance 25.79 30.96

DIVIDEND

In view of loss for the year, your Directors have not recommended any dividend on equity shares of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2015.

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

On account of continuous subdued market conditions, the turnover of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2015 dropped by 2% vis a vis year ended March 31, 2014, which had adverse effect on the financial performance of the Company.

Key financial figures: FY 2014-15

- The EBIDTA margin registered a drop from 6.27% in FY 2013-14 to 5.28% in the current fiscal due to higher fixed costs.

- One time cost of Rs. 2.04 Crores was incurred by the Company towards Voluntary Retirement Scheme in the FY 2014-15 against Rs. 0.25 Crores in FY 2013-14.

- The Company, in the current year has incurred a loss (after tax credit) of Rs. 4.21 Crores compared to Profit after Tax of Rs. 0.60 Crores in FY 2013 - 14.

During FY 2014-15, the Company has availed Corporate loan of Rs. 5.00 Crores for shoring up of Net Working Capital. The Company also repaid Rs. 8.20 Crores of existing borrowings to Financial Institutions and Banks.

MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS

A detailed analysis of the Company's operations in terms of performance in markets, manufacturing activities, business outlook, risks and concerns forms part of the Management Discussion and Analysis, a separate section of this report.

DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 134(3)(c) of the Companies Act, 2013, your Directors confirm that:-

(a) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards had been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;

(b) the directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31 March, 2015 and of the profit and loss of the Company for the period ended on that date;

(c) the directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

(d) the directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;

(e) the directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and

(f) the directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

RELATED PARTY CONTRACTS AND ARRANGEMENTS

The particulars of the undergoing contracts or arrangements of the Company with related parties during the period under review referred to in Section 188(1) of the Company Act, 2013 were in ordinary course of business and on arm's length basis. During the year, the Company had not entered into any contract/ arrangement/ transaction with related parties which could be considered material in accordance with the related party transaction policy of the Company. The said policy as approved by the Board in terms of provisions of Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement is available on the website of the Company i.e. www.bharatgears.com under the link http://bharatgears.com/ documents/related-partv-transactions-policv.pdf.

The prescribed form AOC-2 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 is enclosed as Annexure -'A' to this report.

During the period under review, the Company has not made any loan, guarantee or investment in terms of provisions of Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013.

DIRECTORS

In accordance with the provisions of the Act and the Articles of Association of your Company, Mr. Rakesh Chopra and Mr. V.K. Pargal, Directors retire by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting. Therefore, in terms of Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013, it has been proposed to appoint Mr. Rakesh Chopra and Mr. V.K. Pargal as Non Executive Independent Directors for a period of 5 (Five) Years upto the conclusion of the 48th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company in the Calendar Year 2020 at the ensuing AGM of the Company.

The Company has received notice under Section 160 of the Companies Act, 2013 from member(s) of the Company, proposing the candidature for the office of Director for the above Directors.

During the year under review, the members approved the appointment of Dr. Ram S. Tarneja, Mr. S.G. Awasthi and Ms. Hiroo Suresh Advani as Independent Directors.

The brief resume of the Directors proposed to be appointed is given in the notice calling the Annual General Meeting.

The tenure of Mr. Surinder P. Kanwar as Managing Director of the Company is expiring on 30 September, 2015. Further to his willingness to be re-appointed, the Board of Directors accordingly proposed the re-appointment of Mr. Surinder P. Kanwar as Managing Director and designate him as Chairman cum Managing Director for a further period of 5(Five) years w.e.f. 01 October, 2015 alongwith proposed remuneration. The brief resume of Mr. Surinder P. Kanwar is given in the notice calling Annual General Meeting.

Mr. N.J. Kamath resigned from the directorship of the Company on 29 May, 2015. The Board expresses its sincere gratitude to Mr. N.J. Kamath for his valuable contribution to the Company during his tenure.

NUMBER OF MEETINGS OF THE BOARD

During the financial year 2014-15, Five (5) Board Meetings were held on the following dates. The gap between any two meetings was not more than one hundred twenty days as mandated under the provisions of Section 173 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement with the Stock Exchanges:-

- May 28, 2014;

- August 01,2014;

- November 06, 2014;

- January 28, 2015; and

- March 27, 2015 INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

In terms of provisions of Section 149(7) of the Companies Act, 2013, all the Independent Directors of the Company have furnished a declaration to the Compliance Officer of the Company at the meeting of the Board of

Directors held on 29 May, 2015 stating that they fulfill the criteria of Independent Director as prescribed under Section 149(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 and are not being disqualified to act as an Independent Director.

In terms of Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement, the Company has adopted a familiarization programme for Independent Directors. The details of the said programme is available on the website of the Company

i.e. www.bharatgears.com under the link http://bharatgears.com/ documents/familarisation-programmme-independent-directors.pdf.

POLICY ON DIRECTORS' APPOINTMENT AND REMUNERATION

In terms of provisions of Section 178 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with revised Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement, a policy relating to remuneration for the Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and other employees has been adopted by the Board of Directors of the Company in pursuance of its formulation and recommendation by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee thereby analyzing the criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes and independence of a Director. The said policy is annexed as Annexure -"B" to this report and is also available on the website of the Company i.e. www.bharatgears.com under the link http://bharatgears.com/documents/nomination-and- remuneration-policy-bgl.pdf.

EVALUATION PROCESS

The Board of Directors of the Company has established a framework for the evaluation of its own performance and that of its committees and individual Directors of the Company in consultation with the engaged consultant.

The certain parameters covering the evaluation of the Chairman, Executive Directors and Independent Directors have been fixed by the Board on the basis of which the evaluation is being carried out on annual basis in terms of provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL

The Board of Directors of the Company has designated following Directors/Officials of the Company as Key Managerial Personnel (KMP) of the Company w.e.f. 28 May, 2014 in terms of provisions of Section 203 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement with the Stock Exchanges:

1. Mr. Surinder P. Kanwar, Chairman & Managing Director

2. Mr. Sameer Kanwar, Joint Managing Director

3. Mr. Milind Pujari, Chief Financial Officer

4. Mr. Prashant Khattry, Head (Legal) & Company Secretary

No Key Managerial Personnel (KMP) of the Company has resigned during the financial year ended 31 March, 2015.

DISCLOSURES UNDER COMPANIES (APPOINTMENT & REMUNERATION OF MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL) RULES, 2014

Details pertaining to remuneration as required under Section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 are enclosed as Annexure - "C" to this report.

Information regarding employees in accordance with the provisions of Rule 5(2) and Rule 5(3) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 is given in Annexure -"D" to this Report.

RISK MANAGEMENT

During the year, a robust improvement has been made in the existing integrated enterprise risk management system in order to identify the common prevailing risks in the Company to be reviewed on periodically basis by the Audit Committee and assess the management's actions to mitigate the risk exposure in a timely manner. A risk management policy has been duly approved by the Board on recommendation of the Audit Committee on 29 May, 2015.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Pursuant to the approval of the Board of Directors of the Company, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee has been constituted in terms of provisions of Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013. The CSR Committee of the Company has also formulated a CSR policy containing the areas wherein the Company proposes to spend the share of its profits as prescribed under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the said policy has been approved by the Board of Directors of the Company thereby directing the CSR Committee to execute the CSR initiatives.

As per the provisions of the said Section, the amount of Rs. 0.22 Crore was required to be spent on CSR activities by the Company during the year, however, considering the performance for the year, the Company has not spent the required funds on CSR activities.

The report on CSR activities in terms of provisions of Rule 8 of the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility) Rules, 2014 is enclosed as Annexure -"E" to this report.

CSR COMMITTEE

The CSR Committee comprises of Mr. Surinder P. Kanwar, Mr. Sameer Kanwar, Mr. Rakesh Chopra and Mr. S.G. Awasthi.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

The Audit Committee comprises of Dr. Ram S. Tarneja, Mr. V.K. Pargal, Mr. N.J. Kamath and Mr. Rakesh Chopra.

Pursuant to the resignation of Mr. N.J. Kamath on 29 May, 2015, the Audit Committee shall be re-constituted accordingly as may be required.

INTERNAL COMPLAINTS COMMITTEE FOR PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Pursuant to Section 21 of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 read with Rule 14 of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Rules, 2013, the Company has constituted Internal Complaints Committee at all its Units (i.e. Faridabad, Mumbra and Lonand) where any grievance of sexual harassment at workplace can be reported.

The Company has also adopted a policy on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace. The objective of the policy is to provide its women employees, a workplace, free from harassment/discrimination and every employee is treated with dignity and respect. The said policy is available on the website of the Company i.e. www.bharatgears.com under the link http://bharatgears.com/documents/policy-for-prevention- of-sexual-harassment.pdf.

SUBSIDIARIES/JOINT VENTURES/ASSOCIATE COMPANIES

During the year under review, no Company has become or ceased to be subsidiary, joint venture or associate of the Company.

DEPOSITS

During the year under review, the Company did not accept any deposits. However, the Unclaimed Final Dividend for the Financial Year 2007-08 is proposed to be transferred into the "Investor Education and Protection Fund" on 29 August, 2015 upon completion of seven years from the date of transfer of said Dividend into the Unclaimed Dividend Account.

AUDITORS

The Statutory Auditors, M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells-Ahmedabad (ICAI Registration No. 117365W) Chartered Accountants (DHS), had been appointed as Statutory Auditors of the Company in the 42nd Annual General Meeting held on 01 August, 2014 for a period of 3 (Three) years in terms of provisions of Section 139 of the Companies Act, 2013 to hold office from the 42nd AGM to the third consecutive Annual General Meeting from the 42nd AGM in the Calendar year 2017 (subject to ratification by the members at every Annual General Meeting).

Therefore, the consent of members for ratification of appointment of Statutory Auditors to hold office from the ensuing Annual General Meeting of the Company till the next Annual General Meeting of the Company in calendar year 2016 is being sought in the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

REPORT ON FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

The report of M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Ahmedabad (ICAI Registration No. 117365W) Chartered Accountants (DHS), the Statutory Auditors of the Company on the financial statements of the Company for the year ended 31 March, 2015 is annexed to the financial statements in terms of provisions of Section 134(2) of the Companies Act, 2013. The observations of the Auditors in their report are self-explanatory and/or explained suitably in the Notes forming part of the Financial Statements. The report of the Statutory Auditors does not contain any qualification, reservation or adverse remark which needs any explanation or comment of the Board.

SECRETARIALAUDIT

The Board has appointed M/s AGB & Associates, Practicing Company Secretaries as Secretarial Auditor for the Financial Year 2014-15 in terms of provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013. The Secretarial Audit Report of the Company for the financial year ended 31 March, 2015 in the prescribed form MR-3 of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 is enclosed as Annexure -"F" to this report. The Secretarial Audit Report does not contain any qualification, reservation or adverse remark which needs any explanation or comment of the Board.

COST AUDIT

In pursuant to Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2014 notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on 31 December, 2014, the Company shall not be mandatorily required to get its Cost Records for the financial year 2014-15 audited in terms of provisions of Section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013 as the Industry under which the Company falls has been exempted from the Cost Audit by MCA vide Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2014.

Therefore, the audit of cost records for the financial year ended on 31 March, 2015 has not been undertaken by M/s M.K. Kulshrestha & Associates, Cost Accountants in terms of the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2014.

INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS AND THEIR ADEQUACY

Bharat Gears has a proper and adequate system of internal financial controls which includes the policies and procedures for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of its business, including adherence to Company's policies, the safeguarding of its assets, the prevention and detection of frauds and errors, the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, and the timely preparation of reliable financial information.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Company is committed to maintain the quality standards of Corporate Governance. The Report on Corporate Governance as stipulated under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement forms part of this Report.

The requisite Certificate of Compliance from Statutory Auditors, M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells, confirming compliance with the conditions of Corporate Governance, is attached to this Report.

VIGIL MECHANISM

In terms of provisions of Section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013, the Company has established an effective mechanism called Vigil Mechanism (Whistle Blower Mechanism). The mechanism under the Policy has been appropriately communicated within the organisation. The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework to promote responsible whistle blowing by employees. It protects employees wishing to raise a concern about serious irregularities, unethical behavior, actual or suspected fraud within the Company by reporting the same to the Audit Committee.

Protected disclosure can be made by the whistle blower in a closed and secured envelope or send through e-mail to the Compliance Officer.

During the year under review, no employee was denied access to the Audit Committee.

The policy on vigil mechanism is available on the website of the Company i.e. www.bharatgears.com under the link http://bharatgears.com/ documents/policy-on-vigil-mechanism.pdf.

RECONCILIATION OF SHARE CAPITAL AUDIT

As per the directive of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit is undertaken by a firm of

Practicing Company Secretaries on quarterly basis. The audit is aimed at reconciliation of total shares held in CDSL, NSDL and in physical form with the admitted, issued and listed capital of the Company.

The Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit Reports as submitted by the Auditor on quarterly basis was forwarded to the BSE Limited, Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai, where the original shares of the Company are listed.

LISTING OF SHARES

The Equity Shares of the Company are listed on the BSE Limited, Mumbai and National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai.

DISCLOSURES UNDER SECTION 134 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

Except as disclosed elsewhere in the Annual Report, there have been no material changes and commitments, which can affect the financial position of the Company between the end of financial year and the date of this report.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS & OUTGO

The information in accordance with the provisions of Section 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Rule 8 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 is given in Annexure-"G" to this Report.

EXTRACT OFANNUAL RETURN

In terms of provisions of Section 92(3) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 12 of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014, the extract of the Annual Return of the Company in Form MGT-9 of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014 is enclosed as Annexure-"H" to this report.

COURT/TRIBUNAL ORDERS

There were no instances of any significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courts or tribunals impacting the going concern status and company's operations in future.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

During the year under review, industrial relations in the Company continued to be cordial and peaceful.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Board of Directors thanks the shareholders for their continued support and they would like to place on record their appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Employees at all levels.

The Directors wish to convey their gratitude to the Financial Institutions, Bankers, Customers, Suppliers and Collaborators for the assistance and confidence reposed by them in the Company.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors

Place: Mumbai Surinder P Kanwar Dated: 29 May, 2015 Chairman and Managing Director


Mar 31, 2013

To The Members

The Directors have pleasure in submitting 41st Annual Report together with Audited Accounts of your Company for the year ended on 31st March'' 2013.

(Rs.Crore)

Financial year ended

Financial Results 31.03.2013 31.03.2012

Revenue from operations and other income (gross) 432.72 473.47

Profit before finance cost and depreciation and amortisation expense 30.65 50.23

Finance Cost 11.65 12.69

Depreciation and Amortisation expense 11.55 10.78

Profit before tax 7.45 26.76

Less: Tax Expense 2.48 8.17

Profit after tax 4.97 18.59

Surplus in Statement of Profit and Loss Opening balance 28.70 14.91

Add: Profit for the year 4.97 18.59

Less: Interim dividend

Preference 0.10

Less: Proposed Dividend Equity 1.41 1.41

Tax on distributed profits 0.23 0.25

Transferred to General Reserve 0.75 2.00

Transferred to capital redemption reserve 1.04

Closing Balance 32.92 28.70

DIVIDEND

Considering the Company''s financial performance'' the Directors have recommended a dividend of '' 1.80/- per equity share on 7817833 equity shares of the company'' subject to the approval of the shareholders at the ensuing Annual General Meeting'' for the year under review.

This will involve a cash outflow of '' 1.64 crore including dividend distribution tax of '' 0.23 crore.

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

The Company''s financial performance was affected by a drop in sales due to overall slowdown in the Indian economy and the related fall in demand from domestic customers in the automotive and construction and mining sectors in India.

Key financial figures: FY 2012-2013

- In view of the fall in demand in the domestic markets'' the Company''s revenue from operations and other income (gross) declined by 8.61% to '' 432.72 crore in FY 2013.

- The drop in sales volumes resulted in lower absorption of fixed costs resulting in EBIDTA margin reducing to 7.08 % in FY 2012 - 2013 from 10.61% in FY 2011 - 2012.

- Consequently'' PAT was lower at '' 4.97 crore in FY 2012 - 2013 compared to ''18.59 crore in FY 2011 - 2012.

- It should be noted that the profits for FY 2012 included a net positive impact of '' 3 crore'' on account of profit on sale /transfer of leasehold rights in respect of part of Company''s leasehold land. This was a one-time gain that should be removed from year on year financial comparisons.

During FY 2013'' with a view to augment long-term funds to part- finance the Company''s existing capital expenditure programme'' BGL has raised '' 6.33 crore through cost-effective borrowings. The Company has also raised long term financial resources of '' 11.66 crore in FY 2013 to fund the resource requirement(s) for setting up a new gear manufacturing unit at Lonand'' in the district of Satara'' Maharashtra. The Company also repaid '' 5.15 Crore of existing borrowings to Financial Institutions and Banks.

The Company has made necessary arrangement for raising long term funds for investments in capacity expansion and technology up gradation in FY 2013-14.

MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS

A detailed analysis of the Company''s operations in terms of performance in markets'' manufacturing activities'' business outlook'' risks and concerns forms part of the Management Discussion and Analysis'' a separate section of this report.

FIXED DEPOSITS

During the year under review'' the Company did not accept any fixed deposits. In terms of Section 205C of the Companies Act'' 1956'' the deposit and interest thereon'' which remains unclaimed for a period of seven years from the date when it became due is required to be deposited with the Investor Education and Protection Fund established under the Companies Act'' 1956. During the year'' there was no amount required to be transferred to Investor Education and Protection Fund.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Company is committed to maintain the highest standards of Corporate Governance. The Report on Corporate Governance as stipulated under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement forms part of this Report.

The requisite Certificate of Compliance from Statutory Auditors'' Deloitte Haskins & Sells'' confirming compliance with the conditions of Corporate Governance'' is attached to this Report.

DIRECTORS

In accordance with Section 256 of the Companies Act'' 1956 and the Articles of Association of your Company'' Mr. Rakesh Chopra and Mr. W.R. Schilha'' Directors retire by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

The brief resume of the Directors proposed to be re-appointed is given in the Corporate Governance Report.

DIRECTORS'' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act'' 1956'' the Directors confirm that'' -

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts'' the applicable accounting standards have been followed;

ii) appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently'' and have made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31March'' 2013 and of the profits of the Company for the period ended on that date;

iii) proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act'' 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and

iv) the annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

DISCLOSURES UNDER SECTION 217 OF THE COMPANIES ACT'' 1956

Except as disclosed elsewhere in the Annual Report'' there have been no material changes and commitments'' which can affect the financial position of the Company between the end of financial year and the date of this report.

PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES

Information regarding employees in accordance with the provisions of Section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act'' 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules'' 1975 as amended is given in Annexure ''A'' to the Directors'' Report.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY'' TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION'' FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS & OUTGO

The information in accordance with the provisions of Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act'' 1956 read with the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules'' 1988 is given in Annexure ''B'' to the Directors'' Report.

AUDITORS

The Statutory Auditors'' M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells-Ahmedabad (ICAI Registration No. 117365W) Chartered Accountants (DHS)'' hold office until the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The Board recommends for their re-appointment as Statutory Auditors of the Company for the year 2013-2014. Certificate from the Auditors has been received to the effect that their re-appointment'' if made'' would be within the limits prescribed under Section 224 (1B) of the Companies Act'' 1956.

AUDITORS'' REPORT

The observations of the Auditors in their report are self-Explanatory and/or explained suitably in the Notes forming part of the Financial Statements.

COST AUDIT

M/s M.K. Kulshrestha & Associates'' Cost Accountants'' conducted the audit of the cost records of both the plants of the Company for the year ended 31st March'' 2012. Further'' the Company has proposed their appointment subject to the Central Government approval'' as Cost Auditors for auditing the cost records of both the plants of the Company for the year ended 31st March'' 2013.

RECONCILIATION OF SHARE CAPITAL AUDIT

As per the directive of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)'' M/s AGB & Associates'' Company Secretaries'' Faridabad undertakes a Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit on quarterly basis. The audit is aimed at reconciliation of total shares held in CDSL'' NSDL and in physical form with the admitted'' issued and listed capital of the Company.

The Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit Reports as submitted by the Auditor on quarterly basis was forwarded to the Bombay Stock Exchange'' Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange of India Limited'' where the original shares of the Company are listed.

LISTING OF SHARES

The equity shares of the Company are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange'' Mumbai and National Stock Exchange of India Limited'' Mumbai.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

During the year under review'' industrial relations in the Company continued to be cordial and peaceful.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Board of Directors thanks the shareholders for their continued support and they would like to place on record their appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Employees at all levels.

The Directors wish to convey their gratitude to the Financial Institutions'' Bankers'' Customers'' Suppliers and Collaborators for the assistance and confidence reposed by them in the Company.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors

Place: Mumbai Surinder P. Kanwar

Dated: 29 May'' 2013 Chairman and Managing Director


Mar 31, 2012

The Directors have pleasure in submitting 40th Annual Report together with Audited Accounts of your Company for the year ended on 31st March, 2012. Crores Financial Year Ended Ended Financial Results 31.03.2012 31.03.2011 Revenue from Operations 473.47 359.67 & Other Income (Gross)

Profit Before Finance Cost 50.23 32.11 & Depreciation and Amortisation Expense

Finance Cost 12.69 8.56

Depreciation and Amortisation 10.78 9.09 Expense

Profit Before Tax 26.76 14.46

Less: Tax Expense 8.17 4.75

Profit After Tax 18.59 9.71

Crores Financial Year Ended Surplus Statement of profit & loss 31.03.2012 31.03.2011

Opening Balance 14.91 8.85

Add: Profit for the Year 18.59 9.71

Less: Interim Dividend

Preference 0.10 0.21

Less: Proposed Dividend

Equity 1.41 1.17

Tax on Distributed Profits 0.25 0.23

Transferred to General Reserve 2.00 1.00

Transferred to Capital Redemption 1.04 1.04

Reserve

Closing Balance 28.70 14.91

DIVIDEND

(i) Series VI, VII and VIII of 10% Cumulative Redeemable Non-Convertible Preference Shares (CRNPS): The Board is pleased to recommend final dividend of Rs. 10/- per Share on 10% 104250 CRNPS of Rs. 100/- each for the year ended 31st March, 2012 amounting to Rs. 0.10 crores which has already been paid as Interim Dividend since the Preference Shares in Series VI, VII and VIII as per the terms, had been redeemed on 31st March, 2012. This attracted Dividend Tax of Rs. 0.02 crores, which has also been paid.

(ii) Equity Shares: The Board also recommend Dividend of Rs. 1.80/- per Equity Share on 7817833 Equity Shares of Rs. 10/- each of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2012. This amounts to Rs. 1.41 crores and Rs. 0.23 crores towards Dividend Tax.

Total payout of the Company works out to Rs. 1.51 crores for Dividend and Rs. 0.25 crores for Dividend Tax for the Company.

FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE

While the Fiscal 2011-12 commenced on an optimistic note ushering in an impressive growth in exports and foreign exchange inflows; yet the economy experienced slowdown as the year progressed. However, the Company has maintained satisfactory progress in all business segments notwithstanding economic upheavals in International Markets.

Particular crores growth over Previous

Turnover 473.47 32%

EBITDA 50.23 56%

PBT 26.76 85%

PAT 18.59 91%

- Increase in turnover is mainly driven by growth in demand from OE Customers - both Domestic and Overseas in FY 2011 - 2012.

- Improvement in EBITDA margin to 10.61% in FY 2011 - 2012 against 8.93% in FY 2010 - 2011 is on account of volume growth and profit on sale of land.

- PAT was higher at Rs. 18.59 crores in FY 2011 - 2012 compared to Rs. 9.71 crores in FY2010 - 2011.

- Current year profit includes a net positive impact of Rs. 3.00 crores, on account of Profit on Sale/ Transfer of leasehold rights in respect of part of Company's leasehold land.

During the year, the company continued to make investments for capacity expansion and technology upgradation. Besides using internal accruals, the company focused on augmenting resources through cost-effective borrowings. Accordingly, the company availed long term borrowing of Rs. 13.19 crores to part finance acquisition of Plant and Machinery. The Company also repaid Rs. 11.54 crores of existing borrowings to Financial Institutions and Banks.

The Company has undertaken suitable steps for raising long term financial resources in FY 2012-13 to match the Company's resource requirement(s) for investing in technology improvement and balancing equipments in existing plants. The Company is also setting up a new power train components manufacturing facility at Lonand, in the district of Satara, Maharashtra.

REDEMPTION OF PREFERENCE SHARES

During the year under review, the company has redeemed balance 50% of Series VI, VII & VIII 10% Cumulative Redeemable Non-Convertible Preference Shares, 1,04,250 in Nos., issued under the Corporate Debt Restructuring at par comprising out of the profits for the year and the payment of Rs. 1.04 crores has been made to the respective Preference Shareholders on redemption.

FIXED DEPOSITS

During the year under review, the company did not accept any fixed deposits. In terms of section 205C of the Companies Act, 1956, the deposit and interest thereon, which remains unclaimed for a period of seven years from the date when it became due is required to be deposited with the Investor Education and Protection Fund established under the Companies Act, 1956. During the year, there was no amount required to be transferred to Investor Education and Protection Fund.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The company is committed to maintain the highest standards of corporate governance. The report on corporate governance as stipulated under clause 49 of the Listing Agreement forms part of this report.

The requisite certificate of compliance from Statutory Auditors, Deloitte Haskins & Sells, confirming compliance with the conditions of corporate governance, is attached to this report.

DIRECTORS

In accordance with section 256 of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Articles of Association of your company, Mr. N.J. Kamath and Mr. V.K. Pargal, directors retire by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

The brief resume of the directors proposed to be re-appointed is given in the corporate governance report.

DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, the directors confirm that:

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed;

ii) appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently, and have made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company as at 31st March, 2012 and of the profits of the company for the period ended on that date;

iii) proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and

iv) the annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

DISCLOSURES UNDER SECTION 217 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 1956

Except as disclosed elsewhere in the Annual Report, there have been no material changes and commitments, which can affect the financial position of the company between the end of financial year and the date of this report.

PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES

Information regarding employees in accordance with the provisions of section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended is given in Annexure 'A' to the Directors' Report.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS & OUTGO

The information in accordance with the provisions of section 217(1)(e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules,1988 is given in Annexure 'B' to the Directors' Report.

AUDITORS

The Statutory Auditors, M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells- Ahmedabad (ICAI Registration No. 117365W) Chartered Accountants (DHS), hold office until the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The Board recommends for their re-appointment as Statutory Auditors of the company for the year 2012-2013. Certificate from the auditors has been received to the effect that their re-appointment, if made, would be within the limits prescribed under section 224(1B) of the Companies Act, 1956.

AUDITORS' REPORT

The observations of the auditors in their report are self- explanatory and/or explained suitably in the notes forming part of the financial statements.

COST AUDIT

M/s M.K. Kulshrestha & Associates, Cost Accountants, conducted the audit of the cost records of both the plants ofthe company for the year ended 31s March, 2011. Further, the company has proposed their appointment subject to the Central Government approval, as Cost Auditors for auditing the cost records of both the plants of the company for the year ended 31st March, 2012.

RECONCILIATION OF SHARE CAPITAL AUDIT

As per the directive of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), M/s AGB & Associates, Company Secretaries, Faridabad undertakes a reconciliation of Share Capital Audit on quarterly basis. The Audit is aimed at reconciliation of total shares held in CDSL, NSDL and in physical form with the admitted, issued and listed capital of the company.

The reconciliation of Share Capital Audit reports as submitted by the auditor on quarterly basis was forwarded to the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai where the original shares of the company are listed.

LISTING OF SHARES

The Equity Shares of the company are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai and National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Board of Directors thanks the shareholders for their continued support and they would like to place on record their appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the employees at all levels.

The directors wish to convey their gratitude to the financial institutions, bankers, customers, suppliers and collaborators for the assistance and confidence reposed by them in the company.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors

Place: Mumbai Surinder P. Kanwar

Dated: 30th May, 2012 Chairman and Managing Director


Mar 31, 2011

The Directors have pleasure in submitting 39th Annual Report together with Audited Accounts of your Company for the year ended on 31st March 2011.

(Rupees/Crores) Financial year ended

Financial Results 31.03.2011 31.03.2010

Sales and other income (gross) 359.67 268.50

Profit before interest & other financing 32.11 27.75 charges and Depreciation/ Amortisation

Interest & other financing charges 8.46 8.57

Depreciation / Amortisation 9.09 9.55

Profit before tax 14.56 9.63

Less: Tax Expense 4.85 3.49

Profit after tax 9.71 6.14

Add: Balance brought forward 8.85 4.54 from previous year

Profit available for appropriation 18.56 10.68

Appropriations : Proposed Dividend - Preference 0.21 0.21 (including interim dividend paid)

- Equity 1.17 0.93

Tax on distributed profits 0.23 0.19

Transferred to General Reserve 1.00 0.50

Transferred to Capital Redemption Reserve 1.04 -

Balance carried to Balance Sheet 14.91 8.85

DIVIDEND

The Directors are pleased to recommend final dividend of Rs. 10 per share on 2,08,500 10% Cumulative Redeemable Non- Convertible Preference Shares comprising of Series I,II and III, amounting to Rs. 0.21 crores for the year ended 31st March, 2011 already been paid as interim dividend on 31st March, 2011, since 50% of the Preference Shares in Series I,II and III as per the terms, had been redeemed on 31st March, 2011, which attracted Dividend Tax of Rs.0.03 crores.

The Directors also recommend dividend of Rs.1.50 per equity share on 7817833 Equity Shares of the Company, which will attract dividend tax of Rs. 0.20 crores. The total payout will be Rs. 1.17 crores and tax thereon Rs. 0.20 crores.

FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE

During the year under review, the Company has made scheduled repayments of Rs.13.61 Crores of term loans to Financial Institutions and Banks. Further disbursements from the banks of Rs.12.12 Crores have been received to part-finance acquisition of additional plant and machinery.

Turnover of the Company has grown by 34% as compared to previous year. However EBIDTA was lower at 8.93% vis-à-vis 10.34% of previous year, mainly on account of pressure on margins due to rising costs of raw materials and petroleum products. Profit before tax was higher at Rs. 14.56 Crores as against Rs. 9.63 Crores in the previous year. After provision for tax (net) of Rs. 4.85 Crores, net profit after tax is at Rs. 9.71 Crores as against Rs. 6.14 Crores for the previous year.

In view of higher demand from both Domestic and Overseas customers, the Company is planning necessary investments in expanding capacities by investing in additional machines and balancing equipments. Additional capex for FY2011-12 shall be financed by way of a mix of internal accruals and debt. Further,

the Company has also drawn up a plan for setting up a greenfield unit in the state of Maharashtra to take care of future expansion in business.

While the Company is well positioned to meet higher offtake from the market, it is also focused on improvement in margins by efficient utilization of working capital and achieving higher operating efficiencies.

REDEMPTION OF PREFERENCE SHARES

During the year under review, the Company has redeemed 50 % of Series VI, VII & VIII 10% Cumulative Redeemable Non- Convertible Preference Shares (104250 Nos) of Rs. 1.04 crores at par, out of the profits for the year.

22 Employees under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme separated from the Company at the cost of Rs. 0.95 crores.

Employees headcount at the end of the year was 1275.

A Statement required under Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 is annexed.

FIXED DEPOSITS

During the year under review, the Company did not accept any fixed deposits. In terms of Section 205C of the Companies Act 1956, the deposit and interest thereon, which remains unclaimed for a period of seven years from the date when it became due is required to be deposited with the Investor Education and Protection Fund established under the Companies Act, 1956. During the year, there was no amount required to be transferred to Investor Education and Protection Fund.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Company is committed to maintain the highest standards of Corporate Governance. The Report on Corporate Governance as stipulated under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement forms part of this Report.

The requisite Certificate of Compliance from Statutory Auditors, Deloitte Haskins & Sells, confirming compliance with the conditions of Corporate Governance, is attached to this Report.

DIRECTORS

In accordance with Section 256 of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Articles of Association of your Company, Dr. Ram S. Tarneja and Mr. S.G. Awasthi, Directors retire by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

The brief resume of the Directors proposed to be re-appointed is given in the Corporate Governance Report.

The tenure of Mr. Surinder P. Kanwar, Chairman & Managing Director expired on 30th September, 2010. He has been re-appointed as Chairman & Managing Director of the Company for a further period of 5(five) years w.e.f 1st October, 2010 and the requisite approvals for such re-appointment have been obtained by the Company except for the additional remuneration pending with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India approval.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, the Directors confirm that, -

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed;

ii) appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently, and have made judgements and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March, 2011 and of the profits of the Company for the period ended on that date;

iii) proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and

iv) the annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

DISCLOSURES UNDER SECTION 217 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 1956

Except as disclosed elsewhere in the Annual Report, there have been no material changes and commitments, which can affect the financial position of the Company between the end of financial year and the date of this report.

PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES

Information regarding employees in accordance with the provisions of Section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended is given in Annexure A to the Directors Report.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS & OUTGO

The information in accordance with the provisions of Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988 is given in Annexure B to the Directors Report.

AUDITORS

The Statutory Auditors, M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells (ICAI Registration No. 117365W), Chartered Accountants (DHS), hold office until the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The Board recommends for their re-appointment as Statutory Auditors of the Company for the year 2011-2012. Certificate from the Auditors has been received to the effect that their re-appointment, if made, would be within the limits prescribed under Section 224 (1B) of the Companies Act, 1956.



AUDITORS REPORT

The observations of the Auditors in their report are self- explanatory and/or explained suitably in the Notes to the Accounts.

COST AUDIT

M/s. M.K. Kulshrestha & Associates, Cost Accountants, conducted the audit of the cost records of both the plants of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2010. Further, the Company has proposed their appointment subject to the Central Government approval, as Cost Auditors for auditing the Cost records of both the plants of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2011.

RECONCILIATION OF SHARE CAPITAL AUDIT

As per the directive of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), M/s AGB & Associates, Company Secretaries, Faridabad undertakes a Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit on quarterly basis. The audit is aimed at reconciliation of total shares held in CSDL, NSDL and in physical form with the admitted, issued and listed capital of the Company.

The Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit Reports as submitted by the Auditor on quarterly basis was forwarded to the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange of I ndia Limited, Mumbai, where the original shares of the Company are listed.

LISTING OF SHARES

The equity shares of the Company are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai and National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai.

PROMOTERS

List of Promoters of Bharat Gears Limited belonging to the Group of Company, pursuant to Regulation 3(e) of SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares & Takeovers) Regulations, 1997 is as follows;

1. Raunaq International Limited

2. Clip Lok Simpak India Private Limited

3. Ultra Consultants Private Limited

4. Future Consultants Private Limited

5. Vibrant Finance & Investment Private Limited

6. Samreet Investment & Management Consultancy Private Limited

7. Raunaq ABM India Limited

8. Gulab Merchandise Private Limited

9. Surinder P. Kanwar & Family

10. Sameer Kanwar & Family

11. Sachit Kanwar & Family

Family for the above purpose includes the spouse, dependent children and parents.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Board of Directors admiringly recognize the continued teamwork, reliance and support of our shareholders and would like to place on record its appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Employees at all levels. The Directors further articulate their gratitude to the Financial Institutions, Bankers, Customers, Suppliers and Collaborators as well for the assistance and confidence reposed by them in the Company.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors

Place: Mumbai Surinder P. Kanwar

Date : 27 May,2011 Chairman and Managing Director


Mar 31, 2010

The Directors have pleasure in submitting 38th Annual Report together with Audited Accounts of your Company for the year ended on 31st March 2010.

(Rupees/Crores)

Financial year ended

Financial Results 31.03.2010 31.03.2009

Sales and other income (gross) 268.50 267.45

Profit before interest other 27.75 23.07

finance charges and depreciation

Finance Interest & other finance charges 8.56 7.74

Depreciation 9.55 9.83

Profit before tax 9.64 5.50

Less: Current tax/deferred 3.49 1.46 tax/fringe benefit tax(net)

Profit after tax 6.15 4.04

Add: Balance brought forward from 4.54 2.16 previous year

Profit available for appropriation 10.69 6.20

Appropriations

Proposed Dividend

- Preference 0.21 0.21

- Equity 0.94 0.78 Tax on distributed profits 0.19 0.17 Transferred to General Reserve 0.50 0.50 Balance carried to Balance Sheet 8.85 4.54

DIVIDEND

The Directors recommended dividend of Rs. 10 per share on preference shares for the year ended 31s" March 2010, which will attract dividend tax of Rs.0.03 crores. The Directors also recommended dividend of Rs.1.20 per equity share on 7817833 equity shares of the Company, which will attract dividend tax of Rs.0.16 crores. The total payout will be Rs. 1.15 crores and tax thereon Rs.0.19 crores.

FINANCE

During the year under review, the Company has made scheduled repayments of Rs.9.49 Crores of term loans to Financial Institutions and Banks. Further disbursements from the banks, of Rs.1.85 Crores have been received to finance acquisition of additional plant and machinery.

Adequate provisions are being made to part finance capital expenditure planned in FY 2010-11 by way of term loans/leasing, in order to add further manufacturing capacity and also to induct new technology to meet quality parameters as required by the customers for their products.

Notwithstanding recessionary conditions in first half of the year, there was a modest growth of 1% in our sales as compared to previous year in last six months.

EBIDTA was higher at 10.33% vis-a-vis 8.62% compared to previous year, mainly on account of improved operating efficiencies and cost control measures. Profit before tax was higher at Rs. 9.64 Crores as against Rs. 5.50 Crores in the previous year. After provision for tax (net of deferred tax credit of Rs. 0.80 Crores) of Rs. 3.49 Crores, net profit after tax is at Rs. 6.15 Crores as against Rs. 4.04 Crores for the previous year.

Your Company is well positioned to meet the higher demand from OEMs as well as meet the stringent quality requirements. Tighter control on inventories and receivables in coming months shall result in optimum utilization of working capital facilities.



FIXED DEPOSITS

During the year under review, the Company did not accept any fixed deposits. In terms of Section, 205C of the Companies Act 1956, the deposit and interest thereon, which remains unclaimed for a period of seven years from the date when it became due is required to be deposited with the Investor Education and Protection Fund established under the Companies Act, 1956. During the year, there was no amount required to be transferred to Investor Education and Protection Fund.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Company is committed to maintain the highest standards of Corporate Governance. The Report on Corporate Governance as stipulated under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement forms part of this Report.

The requisite Certificate of Compliance from Statutory Auditors, M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells, confirming compliance with the conditions of Corporate Governance, is attached to this Report.

DIRECTORS

In accordance with Section 256 of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Articles of Association of your Company Mr. W.R.Schilha and Mr. Rakesh Chopra, Directors retire by rotation and being eligible; offer themselves for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

The brief resumes of the Directors proposed to be re-appointed are given in the Corporate Governance Report.

DIRECTORSRESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, the Directors confirm that, -

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed;

ii) appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently, and have made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company as at 31st March, 2010 and of the profits of the Company for the period ended on that date;

iii) proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and

iv) the annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES

Information regarding employees in accordance with the provisions of Section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended is given in Annexure A to the Directors Report.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY.TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS & OUTGO

The information in accordance with the provisions of Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988 is given in Annexure B to the Directors Report.

AUDITORS

The Statutory Auditors, M/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Chartered Accountants (DHS), hold office until the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The Board recommends for their re-appointment as Statutory Auditors of the Company for the year 2010-11. Certificate from the Auditors has been received to the effect that their re-appointment, if made, would be within the limits prescribed under Section 224 (IB) of the Companies Act, 1956.

AUDITORSREPORT

The observations of the Auditors in their report are self-Explanatory and/or explained suitably in the Notes to the Accounts.

COST AUDIT

M/s. M.K. Kulshrestha & Associates, Cost Accountants, conducted the audit of the cost records of both the plants of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2009. Further, the Company has proposed their appointment subject to the Central Government approval, as Cost Auditors for auditing the Cost records of both the plants of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2010.

SECRETARIAL AUDIT

As per the directive of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), M/s Ajay Garg & Associates, Company Secretaries, Faridabad, undertakes a Secretarial Audit on quarterly basis. The audit is aimed at reconciliation of total shares held in CDSL, NSDL and in physical form with the admitted, issued and listed capital of the company.

The Secretarial Audit Reports as submitted by the Auditor on quarterly basis were forwarded to the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai, where the original shares of the Company are listed.

LISTING OF SHARES

The equity shares of the Company are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai and National Stock Exchange of India Limited, Mumbai.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Board of Directors admiringly recognize the continued teamwork, reliance and support of our shareholders and would like to place on record its appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Employees at all levels. The Directors further articulate their gratitude to the Financial Institutions, Bankers, Customers, Suppliers and Collaborators as well for the assistance and confidence reposed by them in the Company.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors

Place : Mumbai SurinderP.Kanwar

Dated : May 27,2010 Chairman and Managing Director



 
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