Home  »  Company  »  Brandhouse Retails L  »  Quotes  »  Auditor Report
Enter the first few characters of Company and click 'Go'

Auditor Report of Brandhouse Retails Ltd.

Mar 31, 2013

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of Brand house Retails Limited ("the Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2013, the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and a Summary of Significant Accounting Policies and Other Explanatory Information.

Management''s responsibility for the financial statements

Management is responsible for the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the Accounting Standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act"). This responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

auditors'' responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). Those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditors'' judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the Financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal control relevant to the Company''s preparation and fair presentation of the Financial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion.

opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

(a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2013;

(b) in the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss, of the loss for the year ended on that date; and

(c) in the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

emphasis of Matter

We draw attention to:

1. Note 39 of the financial statements with regard to the Company facing mismatch in its cash flows and in case the required financial resources are not raised on a timely basis, the operations of the Company may get impacted, thereby affecting the assumption of going concern.

2. Note 29 to the financial statements, wherein in respect of the outstanding trade receivables, which are pending for confirmation, reconciliation and consequential adjustments, if any, the Company is of the opinion that the same are not likely to be material given the nature and size of its operations and hence no additional provision is required to be made.

Our opinion is not qualified in respect of the matters stated above report on other legal and regulatory requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditors'' Report) Order, 2003 ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Act, we give in the Annexure, a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order.

2. As required by Section 227(3) of the Act, we report that:

a. we have obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;

b. in our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

c. the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss, and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account;

d. in our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Act;

e. on the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2013, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2013, from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of Section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

f. Note 38 to the financial statements, wherein in the Company has not complied with Section 292A of the Companies Act, 1956 and the same is pending regularization as at the Balance Sheet date.

annexure To auditors'' report

[referred to in paragraph 1 under ''report on other legal and regulatory requirements'' in the independent auditors'' report of even date to the members of brand house retails limited on the financial statements for the year ended 31st March, 2013]

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) The Company has a regular programme of verification of fixed assets wherein all fixed assets are verified once in a period of three years, which in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As informed, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, a substantial part of fixed assets has not been disposed off by the Company during the year.

(ii) (a) The inventories has been physically verified by the management during the year as well as by an independent Chartered Accountant firm on which we have relied upon. In our opinion, the frequency of such verification is reasonable.

(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventories followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification carried out at the end of the year.

(iii) (a) As informed, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions stated in paragraph 4 (iii) (b), (c) and (d) of the order are not applicable.

(e) As informed, the Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions stated in paragraph 4 (iii) (f) and (g) of the order are not applicable.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the internal control system prevailing in the Company needs to be strengthened so as to make it commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchase of inventory, fixed assets and with regard to the sale of goods and services. During the course of audit, we have not observed continuing failure to correct any major weaknesses in internal control system of the Company.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 that need to be entered into the register maintained under Section 301 have been so entered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements exceeding value of Rs. five lacs have been entered into during the financial year at prices which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not accepted any deposits from the public within the meaning of Sections 58A and 58AA of the Act and the rules framed there under.

(vii) The Company has an internal audit system, which, in our opinion, requires to be strengthened to make it commensurate with the size and nature of its business.

(viii) The Central Government of India has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of Section 209 of the Act for any of the products of the Company.

(ix) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees'' state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth-tax, service tax customs duty, excise duty, cess have not been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities and there have been serious delays in many cases.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, undisputed dues in respect of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees'' state insurance, income-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, sales-tax, customs duty, excise duty, cess and other statutory dues which were outstanding, at the yearend for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable are as follows.

name of the statute nature of dues amount Period to which the amount (Rs,in lacs) relates

The Income Tax Act, 1961 Tax Deducted at Source 121.92 FY. 2011-12 and 2012-13

(c) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of income-tax, sales-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty, excise duty and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

name of the statute nature of dues amount Period to which the forum where (Rs,in lacs) amount relates dispute is pending

Sales Tax Act,UP Sales Tax 4.10 F.Y. 2007-08 Deputy Commissioner

Sales Tax Act, Mumbai Sales Tax 12.80 F.Y. 2004-05 Deputy Commissioner

(x) In our opinion, the accumulated losses of the Company are more than fifty percent of its net worth. Further, the Company has incurred cash losses during the current year but has not incurred cash losses in the preceding year.

(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has defaulted in repayment of dues to banks and debenture holder which are as follows:

(a) In respect of banks, the Company has defaulted in interest payments as below:

Period of default Amount of interest (Rs. in lakhs)

0- 3 Months 265.29

6- 12 Months 332.61

(b) In respect of debenture holders, the Company has defaulted in principal repayment, payment of premium and interest amounting to Rs. 6,545 lacs, Rs. 1,309 lacs and Rs. 1720.47 lacs respectively. The said amount is overdue since 30th September, 2012. Further, the Company has also defaulted in payment of interest amounting to Rs. 928.41 lacs and the overdue period ranges from 1 to 6 months.

(xii) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on the documents and records produced to us, the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause (xiii) of paragraph 4 of the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions of clause (xiv) of paragraph 4 of the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xv) As per the records verified by us and based on the explanations given to us the Company has given guarantee amounting to Rs. 5,000 Lacs for loans taken by Brand house Oviesse Limited from bank of which facility of Rs. 1,357 lacs only have been availed by them. However, we are unable to comment on whether the terms and conditions of the same in the given condition are prejudicial to the interest of the Company or not.

(xvi) During the year, the Company has not obtained any term loans.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the Balance Sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term purpose.

(xviii) According to the information and explanation given to us, the Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) According to the information and explanations given to us, no debentures have been issued by the Company during the year.

(xx) The Company has not raised money by way of public issue during the year.

(xxi) During the course of our examination of the books and records of the Company, carried out in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices in India, and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of fraud on or by the Company, noticed or reported during the year, nor have we been informed of such case by the management.

for shyam Malpani & associates for haribhakti & Co.

Chartered Accountants Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No. 120438 W Firm Registration No. 103523 W

shyam Malpani Rakesh rathi

Proprietor Partner

Membership No: 034171 Membership No. 045228

Mumbai : 16th July, 2013 Mumbai : 16th July, 2013


Mar 31, 2012

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Brandhouse Retails Limited ('the Company') as at March 31, 2012 and the Statement of Profit and Loss and also the Cash Flow statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Company's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

2. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

3. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003, (as amended), issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of 'The Companies Act, 1956' of India (the 'Act') and on the basis of such checks of the books and records of the Company as we considered appropriate and according to the information and explanations given to us, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the paragraph 3 above, we report that:

i. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;

ii. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

iii. The Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

iv. In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Statement of the Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report comply with the Accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

v. On the basis of the written representations received from the directors, as on March 31, 2012, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2012 from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of Section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

vi. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956, in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, except non confirmation of balances in respect of long term loans and advances wherein we are unable to comment on the resulting effect on relevant assets, liabilities and on the profit for the year

a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2012;

b) in the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss, of the profit of the Company for the year ended on that date; and

c) in the case of Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows of the Company for the year ended on that date.

ANNEXURE TO AUDITORS' REPORT

[Referred to in paragraph 3 of the Auditors' Report of even date to the members of Brand house Retails Limited on the financial statements for the year ended 31st March 2012]

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation

of fixed assets.

(b) The Company has a regular program me of verification of fixed assets wherein all fixed assets are verified once in a period of three years, which in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As informed, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, a substantial part of fixed assets has not been disposed off by the Company during the year.

(ii) (a) As explained to us, the management has physically verified the inventory at all the showrooms as per a phased

program, in which, all the showrooms are covered at least once in a year. In our opinion, the frequency of such verification is reasonable.

(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification carried out at the end of the year.

(iii) (a) As informed, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties

covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions stated in paragraph 4(iii)(b),(c) and (d) of the order are not applicable.

(e) As informed, the Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions stated in paragraph 4 (iii)(f) and (g) of the order are not applicable.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there exists an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchase of inventory, fixed assets and with regard to the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any continuing failure to correct major weaknesses in internal control system of the Company.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts

or arrangements referred to in Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 that need to be entered into the register maintained under Section 301 have been so entered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements each exceeding value of Rupees five lakhs have been entered into during the financial year at prices which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us, the Company has not accepted any deposits from the public within the meaning of Sections 58A and 58AA of the Companies Act,1956 and the rules framed there under.

(vii) In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size and nature of its business.

(viii) The Central Government of India has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of Section 209 of the Act for any of the products of the Company.

(ix) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees' State

Insurance, Income-Tax, Sales-Tax, Wealth-Tax, Service Tax, Customs duty, excise duty, Cess have not been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities.

According to the information and explanations given to us, there is no undisputed dues in respect of Provident Fund, Investor education and Protection Fund, employees' State Insurance, Wealth-Tax, Service Tax, Sales- Tax, Customs duty, Excise duty, Cess and other Statutory dues which were outstanding, at the year end for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable, except Income Tax liability amounting to Rs. 1,038.01 Lacs.

(b) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of Income-Tax, Sales-Tax, Wealth-Tax, Service Tax, Customs duty, excise duty and Cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

(x) The Company has no accumulated losses as at March 31, 2012 and it has not incurred any cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has delayed in payment of interest of Rs. 296.80 lacs to debenture holder for the period from January 2012 to March 2012.

(xii) We are of the opinion that the Company has maintained adequate records where the Company has granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause (xiii) of paragraph 4 of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing in or trading in Shares, Securities, Debentures and other Investments. Accordingly, the provisions of clause (xiv) of paragraph 4 of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the terms and conditions of the guarantees given by the company, for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions during the year, are not prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(xvi) During the year under review, the Company has not obtained any Term Loans.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.

(xviii) According to the information and explanation given to us, the Company has not made any Preferential Allotment of Shares to parties and companies covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) According to the information and explanations given to us, no debentures have been issued by the Company during the year.

(xx) The Company has not raised money by way of public issue during the year.

(xxi) During the course of our examination of the books and records of the Company, carried out in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices in India, and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of fraud on or by the Company, noticed or reported during the year, nor have we been informed of such case by the management.

For Malpani & Associates For Haribhakti & Co.

Chartered Accountants Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No. 120438 W Firm Registration No. 103523 W

shyam Malpani Rakesh Rathi

Proprietor Partner

Membership No: 034171 Membership No. 045228

Mumbai : 30th May, 2012 Mumbai : 30th May, 2012


Mar 31, 2010

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Brandhouse Retails Limited (the Company) as at March 31, 2010 and also the Profit and Loss account and the cash flow statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Companys management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

2. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

3. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003, as amended by the Companies (Auditors Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004, issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of The Companies Act, 1956 of India (the Act) and on the basis of such checks of the books and records of the company as we considered appropriate and according to the information and explanations given to us, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the paragraph 3 above, we report that:

i. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were

necessary for the purposes of our audit;

ii. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

iii. The balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

iv. In our opinion, the balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

v. On the basis of the written representations received from the directors, as on March 31, 2010, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2010 from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

vi. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956, in the manner so required, subject to Note No.7 of schedule 14 relating to pending confirmations and reconciliations of balances of sundry debtors, loans and advances including capital advances and sundry creditors and consequential adjustments, if any, give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

a) in the case of the balance sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2010;

b) in the case of the profit and loss account, of the profit for the year ended on that date; and

c) in the case of cash flow statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

ANNEXURE TO AUDITORS REPORT

[Referred to in paragraph 3 of the Auditors Report of even date to the members of Brandhouse Retails Limited on the financial statements for the year ended 31.3.2010]

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) All the fixed assets have not been physically verified by the management during the year, but there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As informed, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, a substantial part of fixed assets has not been disposed off by the company during the year.

(ii) (a) As explained to us, the management has physically verified the inventory at all the showrooms as per a phased program, in which, all the showrooms are covered at least once in a year. In our opinion, the frequency of such verification is reasonable. .

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, the procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) On the basis of our examination of the records of the Company, we are of the opinion that the Company is maintaining proper records in respect of the inventory. The discrepancies noticed on verification between physical stocks and book stocks were not material and same have been properly dealt with in the books of accounts.

(iii) (a) As informed, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 and clause (iii)(b), (iii)(c) and (iii)(d) of paragraph 4 of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003, as amended by the Companies (Auditors Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004, is not applicable to the company.

(b) As informed, the Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 and clause (iii)(f) and (iii)(g) of paragraph 4 of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003, as amended by the Companies (Auditors Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004, is not applicable to the company.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations provided to us in respect of purchase of inventories and sale of goods of the company, the documentations and internal control system needs to be strengthened, to be commensurate with the size of the company and nature of its business. During the course of our audit, we have not observed nor have been informed of any continuing failure to correct major weaknesses in internal control systems of the company.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 that need to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 have been so entered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements exceeding value of Rupees five lakhs have been entered into during the financial year at prices which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) The company has not accepted any deposits from the public within the meaning of Sections 58A and 58AA of the Act and the rules framed there under.

(vii) The prevailing internal audit system needs to be strengthened, to be commensurate with its size of the company and nature of its business.

(viii) The Central Government of India has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub- section (1) of Section 209 of the Act for any of the products of the company.

(ix) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, or employees state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth tax, service tax, custom duty, excise duty, cess have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities.

Further, since the Central Government has till date not prescribed the amount of cess payable under section 441 A of the Companies Act,1956, we are not in a position to comment upon the regularity or otherwise of the company in depositing the same.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, undisputed dues in respect of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees state insurance, income-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, sales- tax, customs duty, excise duty, cess and other statutory dues which were outstanding, at the year end for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable are as follows:

Name of the statute Nature of the dues Amount (Rs) Period to which the amount relates

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income- Tax 581.00 Lacs F.Y.2009-10

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income- Tax,FBT 1456.00 Lacs F.Y.2008-09

Wealth Tax Act, 1957 Wealth Tax 0.25 Lacs F.Y.2008-09

(c) According to the information and explanation given to us, there are no dues of income tax, sales-tax, wealth tax, service tax, customs duty, excise duty and cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute.

(x) In our opinion, the accumulated losses of the company are not more than fifty percent of its net worth. Further, the company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and the immediately preceding financial year, subject to paragraph 4(vi) in the Auditors Report.

(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to a financial institution, bank or debenture holders.

(xii) As explained to us, the Company has not granted any loans or advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures or any other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) The Company has not dealt or traded in shares, securities or debentures. In respect of investments, the Company has maintained proper records and all the investments are held by the Company in its own name, except to the extent of exemption granted under section 49 of the Act.

(xv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions during the year.

(xvi) During the year under review, the Company has not obtained any Term Loan.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.

(xviii) During the year, the Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

(xix) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company had issued debentures in earlier years for which security has been created.

(xx) The Company has not raised any money by issue of any shares/securities to public during the year under review.

(xxi) During the course of our examination of the books and records of the company, carried out in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices in India and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of fraud on or by the company, noticed or reported during the year, nor have we been informed of such case by the management.



For Malpani & Associates For Haribhakti & Co.

Chartered Accountants Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No. 120438 W Firm Registration No. 103523 W

Shyam Malpani Rakesh Rathi

Proprietor Partner

Membership No. F- 034171 Membership No: F-045228

Place : Mumbai

Dated: 28th May, 2010

 
Subscribe now to get personal finance updates in your inbox!