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Accounting Policies of Capital Trust Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2014

1.1 Corporate Information

Capital Trust Limited is a public company incorporated in India under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. Its shares are listed on Mumbai Stock Exchange. The Company is engaged in the Business of Small Enterprise Loan.

1.2 Basis of preparation of financial statements

These financial statements are prepared in accordance with Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles(GAAP) under the historical cost convention on the accrual basis except for certain financial instruments which are measured at fair values. These financial statements have been prepared to comply in all material aspects with the accounting sandards notified under Section 211(3C) of companies act 1956. Pursuant to circular no. 15/2013 dated September 13, 2013 of read with circular 08/ 2014 dated 4th April, 2014, till the standards of Accounting or any addendum thereto are prescribed by Central Government in consultation and recommendation of the National Financial Reporting Authority, the existing Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 shall continue to apply. Consequently, these financial statements have been prepared to comply in all material aspects with the accounting standards notified under Section 211(3C) [Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006, as amended] and other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956.

1.3 Use of estimates

a) The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with GAAP

requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported balances of assets and liabilities and disclosures relating to contingent liabilities as at the date of the financial statements and reported amounts of income and expenses during the period.

b) Accounting estimates could change from period to period. Actual results

could differ from those estimates. Appropriate changes in estimates are made as the Management becomes aware of changes in circumstances surrounding the estimates. Changes in estimates are reflected in the financial statements in the period in which changes are made and, if material, their effects are disclosed in the notes to the financial statements.

c) The Management periodically assesses using, external and internal

sources, whether there is an indication that an asset may be impaired. An impairment loss is recognized wherever the carrying value of an asset exceeds its recoverable amount. The recoverable amount is higher of the asset''s net selling price and value in use, which means the present value of future cash flows expected to arise from the continuing use of the asset and its eventual disposal.

1.4 Recognition of Income & Expenditure:-

a) Micro & Small Enterprise Finance Interest income is accounted in accordance with the terms of agreements with the Borrowers on Accrual basis

b) All other incomes are accounted for on accrual basis.

1.5 Provisions and contingent liabilities

A provision is recognized if, as a result of a past event, the Company has a present legal obligation that can be estimated reliably, and it is probable that an outflow of economic benefits will be required to settle the obligation. Provisions are determined by the best estimate of the outflow of economic benefits required to settle the obligation at the reporting date. Where no reliable estimate can be made, a disclosure is made as contingent liability. A disclosure for a contingent liability is also made when there is a possible obligation or a present obligation that may, but probably will not, require an outflow of resources. Where there is a possible obligation or a present obligation in respect of which the likelihood of outflow of resources is remote, no provision or disclosure is made.

1.6 Depreciation

a) Depreciation is provided on SLM as per schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956 on pro-rata basis with reference to the period of use.

b) Depreciation on additions to assets or on sale/discardment of assets is calculated on pro-rata basis from the date of such addition or up to the date of such sale/discardment, as the case may be.

1.7 Fixed Assets:

All Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Subsequent expenditure, which substantially enhances the previously assessed standard performance of the asset, is added to the carrying value.

1.8 Foreign currency transaction:

All incomes or expenditure in Foreign Currency, are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the dates when the relevant transactions take place.

1.9 Retirement Benefits:

The Company has subscribed the "Group Gratuity Scheme of LIC" for purpose of discharging the gratuity liability under the payment of Gratuity Act. The provision of Gratuity is made as per premium due/payable for the year as per calculation of premium on Actuarial basis certified by a Certified Actuary as required by AS-15. Out of this provision of gratuity, some portion is also funded by LIC of India. Contributions to the Provident Fund and Superannuation Fund are charged to the Profit & Loss Account.

1.10 Borrowing costs:

Borrowing costs that are directly attributable to the acquisition, construction or production of qualifying asset is capitalizes as part of the cost of that asset wherever applicable. Other borrowing costs are recognized as an expense in the period in which they are incurred.

1.11 Earning Per Share:

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

1.12 Impairment of Assets:

At the Balance Sheet date, the Company reviews the carrying amount of Fixed Assets to determine whether there is any indication that those assets suffered an impairment loss and provides ,if any.

1.13 Taxation:

a) provision for tax is created in view of taxes paid/payable during the Financial year.

b) Deferred tax is calculated at the rates and laws that have been enacted or substantively enacted as of the Balance Sheet date and is recognized on timing difference that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred tax assets, subject to consideration of prudence, are recognized and carried forward only to the extent that they can be realized in future.

1.14 Investment

Trade investments are the investments made to enhance the Company''s business interests. Investments are either classified as current or non current based on Management''s intention at the time of purchase. Current investments are carried at the lower of cost and fair value of each investment individually. Non current investments are carried at cost less provisions recorded to recognize any decline, other than temporary, in the carrying value of each investment.

1.15 Cash Flow Statement

Cash flows are reported using the indirect method, whereby profit before tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of a non-cash nature, any deferrals or accruals of past or future operating cash receipts or payments and item of income or expenses associated with investing or financing cash flows. The cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated.

Details of Terms/ rights attached to equity shares

The company has only one class of equity shares having a par value of Rs. 10 per share. All issued shares rank pari-passu and have same voting rights per share. In the event of liquidation of the company, the holders of the equity shares will be entitled to receive remaining assets of the company, after distribution of preferential amounts. The distribution will be in proportion to the number of equity shares held by the shareholders.

Details of Terms/ rights attached to non- convertible redeemable preference shares 30,00,000 - 18% Preference Shares Rs. 10 each fully paid up are issued and redeemption period will be defined on or after the seeking prior approval from members in general meeting in every 12 months by way of Special Resolution.


Mar 31, 2012

1.1 Corporate Information

Capital Trust Limited is a public company incorporated in India under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. Its shares are listed on Mumbai Stock Exchange. The Company is engaged in the Business of Small Enterprise Loan.

1.2 Basis of preparation of financial statements

These financial statements are prepared in accordance with Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles(GAAP) under the historical cost convention on the accrual basis except for certain financial instruments which are measured at fair values. GAAP comprises mandatory accounting standards as prescribed by the Companies(Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006, the provisions of the Companies Act,1956 and guidelines issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI). Accounting policies have been consistently applied except where a newly issued accounting standard is initially adopted or are vision to an existing accounting standard requires a change in the accounting policy hitherto in use.

1.3 Use of estimates

a) The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported balances of assets and liabilities and disclosures relating to contingent liabilities as at the date of the financial statements and reported amounts of income and expenses during the period.

b) Accounting estimates could change from period to period. Actual results could differ from those estimates. Appropriate changes in estimates are made as the Management becomes aware of changes in circumstances surrounding the estimates. Changes in estimates are reflected in the financial statements in the period in which changes are made and, if material, their effects are disclosed in the notes to the financial statements.

c) The Management periodically assesses using, external and internal sources, whether there is an indication that an asset may be impaired. An impairment loss is recognized wherever the carrying value of an asset exceeds its recoverable amount. The recoverable amount is higher of the asset's net selling price and value in use, which means the present value of future cash flows expected to arise from the continuing use of the asset and its eventual disposal.

1.4 Recognition of Income & Expenditure:-

a) Micro FinanceSmall Enterprise Loans Interest income is accounted in accordance with the terms of agreements with the Borrowers on Accrual basis

b) Income from Sale of Advances (True Sale) are recognised on Date of Sale of Assets. In respect of True sale of Loans profit on such sale is recognisded on the date of sale.

c) All other incomes are accounted for on accrual basis.

1.5 Provisions and contingent liabilities

A provision is recognized if, as a result of a past event, the Company has a present legal obligation that can be estimated reliably, and it is probable that an outflow of economic benefits will be required to settle the obligation. Provisions are determined by the best estimate of the outflow of economic benefits required to settle the obligation at the reporting date. Where no reliable estimate can be made, a disclosure is made as contingent liability. A disclosure for a contingent liability is also made when there is a possible obligation or a present obligation that may, but probably will not, require an outflow of resources. Where there is a possible obligation or a present obligation in respect of which the likelihood of outflow of resources is remote, no provision or disclosure is made.

1.6 Depreciation

a) Depreciation is provided on SLM as per schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956 on pro-rata basis with reference to the period of use.

b) Depreciation on additions to assets or on sale/discardment of assets is calculated on pro-rata basis from the date of such addition or up to the date of such sale/discardment, as the case may be.

1.7 Fixed Assets:

All Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Subsequent expenditure, which substantially enhances the previously assessed standard performance of the asset, is added to the carrying value.

1.8 The Company had collected a sum of $.54,88,285/- (Net) from its members by way of Welfare Fund reflected in Other Liabilities. The Fund is created exclusively for the utilization of the welfare activities of the members after successful and timely completion of Loan repayments. This Fund would be utilized for adjustment of Loan in case of any eventuality of serious injury or death , insurance premium for death cases, development of the surrounding area of borrowers villages, development by way of construction of Roads, Bridges, community centers in the vicinity of Borrowers living areas, Financial aid for the education of the members children's, and medical assistance to the members.

1.9 Foreign currency transaction:

All incomes or expenditure in Foreign Currency, are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the dates when the relevant transactions take place.

1.10 Retirement Benefits:

"The Company has subscribed the "Group Gratuity Scheme of LIC" for purpose of discharging the gratuity liability under the payment of Gratuity Act. The provision of Gratuity is made as per premium due/payable for the year as per calculation of premium on Actuarial basis certified by LIC of India and a counter certificate from a Certified Actuary as required by AS-15.

Contributions to the Provident Fund and Superannuation Fund are charged to the Profit & Loss Account.

1.11 Borrowing costs:

Borrowing costs that are directly attributable to the acquisition, construction or production of qualifying asset is capitalizes as part of the cost of that asset wherever applicable. Other borrowing costs are recognized as an expense in the period in which they are incurred.

1.12 Earning Per Share:

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

1.13 Impairment of Assets:

At the Balance Sheet date, the Company reviews the carrying amount of Fixed Assets to determine whether there is any indication that those assets suffered an impairment loss and provides ,if any.

1.14 Taxation:

a) Current tax is determined on the profit for the year in accordance with the provisions of the Income tax Act, 1961. Minimum alternate tax(MAT) paid in accordance with the tax laws is charged off as current tax during the year.

b) Deferred tax is calculated at the rates and laws that have been enacted or substantively enacted as of the Balance Sheet date and is recognized on timing difference that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred tax assets, subject to consideration of prudence, are recognized and carried forward only to the extent that they can be realized in future.

1.15 Investment

Trade investments are the investments made to enhance the Company's business interests. Investments are either classified as current or non current based on Management's intention at the time of purchase. Current investments are carried at the lower of cost and fair value of each investment individually. Non current investments are carried at cost less provisions recorded to recognize any decline, other than temporary, in the carrying value of each investment.

1.16 Cash and cash equivalents

Cash flows are reported using the indirect method, whereby profit before tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of a non-cash nature, any deferrals or accruals of past or future operating cash receipts or payments and item of income or expenses associated with investing or financing cash flows. The cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated.

1.17 Cash flow statement

Cash flows are reported using the indirect method, whereby profit before tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of a non-cash nature, any deferrals or accruals of past or future operating cash receipts or payments and item of income or expenses associated with investing or financing cash flows. The cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated.

1.18 Contingent Liability:

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

b) Contingent assets as defined in Accounting Standard 29 in accordance with the Standard not recognised or disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2010

(a) Valuation of Inventories:

(i) Stock of shares is valued at lower of cost or market rate on the balance sheet date.Market rate is calculated as the last quoted rate on the balance sheet date.

(b) Use of Estimates:- The Preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that effect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Differences between actual results and estimates are recognised in the period in which the results are known/materialised.

(c) Depreciation:

(a) Own assets:

Depreciation is provided on SLM as per schedule XIV to the Companies Act 1956 on pro-rata basis with reference to the period of use.

(b) Leased assets:

(i) Depreciation on leased assets is charged on pro-rata basis on straight line method, in accordance with Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

(d) Recognition of Income & Expenditure:-

(i) Micro Finance Interest income is accounted in accordance with the terms of agreements with the Borrowers on Accrual basis.

(ii) The financial charges in respect of hire purchase transactions and other items of income and expenditure are accounted for on accrual basis.

(e) Income on hire purchase transactions and loan transactions are recognised as per RBIs Prudential Norms.

(f) The Company had collected a sum of Rs. 12,51,617.39/- (Net) from its members by way of Welfare Fund reflected in Other Liabilities. The Fund is created exclusively for the utilization of the welfare activities of the members after successful and timely completion of Loan repayments. This Fund would be utilized for adjustment of Loan in case of any eventuality of serious injury or death , insurance premium for death cases, development of the surrounding area of borrowers villages, development by way of construction of Roads, Bridges, community centers in the vicinity of Borrowers living areas, Financial aid for the education of the members childrens, and medical assistance to the members.

(g) Fixed Assets: All Fixed Assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Subsequent expenditure, which substantially enhances the previously assessed standard of performance of the assets, is added to the carrying value.

(h) Foreign Currency Transactions:

(i) Balances in the form of Current Assets and Current Liabilities in Foreign Currency outstanding at the close of the year are converted in Indian currency at the appropriate rates of exchange prevailing on the date of the Balance Sheet. Resultant gain or loss is accounted during the year.

(ii) All incomes or expenditure in Foreign Currency, are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the dates when the relevant transactions take place.

(i) Investments:-

(i) All the investment of the company is long term Investments.

(ii) Long term investments in unquoted shares are valued at cost as per AS- 13 issued by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. However necessary provision for depreciation in value of investments have been made wherever found necessary.

G) Retirement Benefits:

The Company has subscribed the "Group Gratuity Scheme of LIC for purpose of discharging the gratuity liability under the payment of Gratuity Act. The premium due/payable for the year has been charged to Profit & Loss Account as per Acturial basis. Contributions to the Provident Fund and Superannuation Fund are charged to the Profit & Loss Account

(k) Borrowing costs:

Borrowing costs that are directly attributable to the acquisition, construction or production of qualifying asset is capitalizes as part of the cost of that asset. Other borrowing costs are recognized as an expense in the period in which they are incurred.

(I) Earning Per Share:

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

(m) Impairment of Assets:-

At the Balance Sheet date, the Company reviews the carrying amount of Fixed Assets to determine whether there is any indication that those assets suffered an impairment loss and provides ,if any.

(n) Taxation:

Income taxes are accounted for in accordance with Accounting Standard 22 on "Accounting for taxes on income". Income taxes comprise both current and deferred tax. Current tax is calculated using applicable tax rates and laws. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are recognised for future tax consequences attributable to timing differences. The tax effect of the timing differences that result between taxable income and accounting income and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods are recorded as a deferred tax assets or deferred tax liability.

(o) Contingent Liability.:

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

Contingent assets as defined in Accounting Standard 29 in accordance with the Standard not recognised or disclosed in the financial statements.



 
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