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Auditor Report of Dharani Sugars & Chemicals Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

Report on the Financial Statement

We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of DHARANI SUGARS AND CHEMICALS LIMITED ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2015, the Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Managements Responsibility for the Financial Statements:

The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 ( "the Act") with respect to the preparation and presentation of these standalone 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 principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rules 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls; that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the Financial Statement 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 standalone financial statements based on our audit. We have taken into account the provisions of the Act, the accounting and auditing standards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under the provisions of the Act and Rules made thereunder.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. 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 statement, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company's preparation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate the in the presentation of the financial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on whether the Company has in place an adequate internal financial controls systems over financial reporting and the operative effectiveness of such controls. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by Company's Directors, 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 on the standalone financial statements.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the standalone 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 31st March 2015;

b) in the case of the statement of profit and loss, of the loss of the Company 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.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1) As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2015, ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section 11 of Section 143 of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order to the extent as applicable.

2) As required by Section 143(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 purposes 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 aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with the Accounting Standards specified under section 133 of the Act, read with Rules 7 of the Companies ( Accounts) Rules, 2014.

e) on the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31st March 2015, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the Directors is disqualified as on 31st March 2015 from being appointed as a director in terms of sub section 1(g) of Section 164(2) of the Act; and

f) with respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies ( Audit and Auditors)

Rules, 2014, in our opinion and to the best of our information and explanations given to us:

i. the Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financial position in its financial statements; and

ii. the Company has made provision, as required under the applicable law or accounting standards, for material foreseeable losses, if any, on long-term contracts including derivative contracts; and

iii. There has been no delay in transferring amounts, required to be transferred, to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

ANNEXURE TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT

The Annexure referred to in our Independent Auditor's Report to the members of the Company on the standalone financial statements for the year ended 31st March, 2015, we report that;

(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 physical verification of fixed assets by which fixed assets are verified in a phased manner every year. In accordance with this programme, fixed assets were verified during the year and no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(ii) (a) The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the management. In our opinion, the frequency of 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) On the basis of our examination of the records of inventory, we are of the opinion that the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the book records were not material.

(iii) The Company has granted loans to a body corporate covered in the register maintained under section 189 of the Companies Act, 2013.

(a) In the case of loans granted to a body corporate listed in the register maintained under Section 189 of the Act, the borrower has been regular in payment of interest as stipulated. In terms of the arrangement, the loan granted is repayable on demand.

(b) There are no overdue amounts of more than rupees one lakh in respect of the loans granted to the body corporate listed in the register maintained under Section 189 of the Accordingly, paragraph 3(iii) (b) of the Order is not applicable to the Company in respect of repayment of the principal amount.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases of inventory, fixed assets and for the sale of goods. The activities of the Company do not involve sale of services. During the course of our audit, no major weaknesses has been noticed in the internal control system.

(v) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, directives issued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of sections 73 to 76 of the Act or any other relevant provisions of the Act, 2013 and the rules framed there under, to the extent applicable, have been complied with. We are informed by the management that no order has been passed by the Company Law Board, National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal.

(vi) We have broadly reviewed the accounts and records maintained by the Company pursuant to the Rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under section 148(1) of the Act and we are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determine whether they are accurate or complete.

(vii) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of our examination of the records of the Company, amounts deducted/accrued in the books of account in respect of undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Employees' State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues have been regularly deposited during the year by the Company.

There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Provident Fund, Employees' State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues were in arrears as at 31st March 2015 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(b) There are no material dues of Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Customs Duty and Cess which have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities on account of any dispute. However according to the information and explanations given to us, the following dues of Income Tax, Excise Duty and Service Tax have not been deposited by the Company on account of dispute :

Period to Name of the Statute Nature of dues which the amount relates

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax Dues AY 12-13

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax Dues AY 11-12

Central Excise Act, 1944 Cenvat credit reversal April 2008 to on Power sales April 2013

Finance Act, 1994 Service Tax on Goods April 2008 to Transport Agency April 2013

Tamilnadu Tax on Power Generation Tax June 2003 to Sep 2008 Consumption of Sale of and April 2011 to Electricity Act 2003 March 2015

Tamilnadu Tax on Power Tariff revision August'12 to Consumption or Sale of September 2013 Electricity Act 2003

Central Excise Act, 1944 Cenvat credit on Sep 2008 to Feb 2010 Capital goods

Name of the Statute Amount Status (Rs. in lakhs)

Income Tax Act, 1961 The matter is pending 11.08 with the CIT (A)

Income Tax Act, 1961 The matter is pending - with the CIT (A)

Central Excise Act, 1944 The matter is pending 47.91 with CESTAT, Chennai.

Finance Act, 1994 The matter is pending in 23.84 CESTAT, Chennai.

Tamilnadu Tax on Consumption of Sale of Electricity Act 2003 This matter is pending 281.20 with Supreme Court

Tamilnadu Tax on Consumption of Sale of Electricity Act 2003 # 67.42 This matter is pending with Supreme Court

Central Excise Act, 1944 The matter is pending in 51.73 CESTAT, Chennai.

# net of amount paid under protest.

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us there are no amounts which were required to be transferred to the Investor education and protection fund in accordance with the relevant provision of the Companies Act, 1956 and rules there under.

(viii) The accumulated losses of the company have exceeded fifty per cent of its net worth at the end of the financial year. The Company has incurred cash losses during the current year and also in the immediately preceding financial year.

(ix) According to information and explanation given to us and as per the books and records examined by us, the Company has defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution and banks which are as follows:

Bank/ Financial Institution Nature of dues Rs. in lacs

Bank of India Repayment of Loan 214.29

Indian Bank Repayment of Loan 60.00

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 31.33

Union Bank of India Payment of Interest 26.28

Indian Overseas Bank Payment of Interest 18.40

Bank of India Payment of Interest 32.43

Indian Bank Payment of Interest 2.88

Indian Bank Payment of Interest 2.65

Indian Bank Payment of Interest 65.53

Union Bank of India Payment of Interest 24.96

Bank of India Payment of Interest 32.04

Indian Bank Payment of Interest 25.15

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 236.58

Indian Renewable Energy

Development Agency Repayment of Loan 187.30

Union Bank of India Repayment of Loan 142.85

Indian Bank Repayment of Loan 60.00

Indian Overseas Bank Repayment of Loan 90.00

State Bank of India Repayment of Loan 65.19

Union Bank of India Payment of Interest 26.07

Bank of India Payment of Interest 33.13

Indian Bank Payment of Interest 24.12

Indian Bank Payment of Interest 63.72

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 42.47

Indian Renewable Energy Payment of Interest 138.41

Development Agency Payment of Interest 25.25

Indian Overseas Bank Payment of Interest 18.32

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 194.03

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 236.58

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 139.63

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 142.54

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 77.65

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 37.96

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 11.50

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 29.09

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Payment of Interest 70.37

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 236.58

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 139.63

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 142.54

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 42.47

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 31.33

Sugar Development Fund Payment of Interest 14.14

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Payment of Interest 69.11

Sugar Development Fund Repayment of Loan 139.63

Bank/Financial Institution Due date Date of Payment

Bank of India 30-Apr-14 25-Jun-14

Indian Bank 31-May-14 30-Jul-14

Sugar Development Fund 03-Apr-14 31-May-14

Union Bank of India 25-Apr-14 23-Jun-14

Indian Overseas Bank 31-May-14 24-Jun-14

Bank of Inida 30-Apr-14 25-Jun-14

Indian Bank 31-May-14 03-Jul-14

Indian Bank 30-Jun-14 03-Jul-14

Indian Bank 30-Jun-14 15-Jul-14

Union Bank of India 25-May-14 23-Jul-14

Bank of India 31-May-14 23-Jul-14

Indian Bank 31-May-14 11-Jun-14

Sugar Development Fund 06-Jun-14 12-Sep-14

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency 30-Jun-14 22-Aug-14

Union Bank of India 25-Jun-14 05-Sep-14

Indian Bank 30-Jun-14 14-Oct-14

Indian Overseas Bank 30-Jun-14 23-Sep-14

State Bank of India 30-Jun-14 02-Sep-14

Union Bank of India 25-Jun-14 05-Sep-14

Bank of India 30-Jun-14 12-Sep-14

Indian Bank 30-Jun-14 31-Jul-14

Indian Bank 30-Jun-14 31-Aug-14

Sugar Development Fund 06-Jun-14 12-Sep-14

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency 30-Jun-14 20-Sep-14

Indian Overseas Bank 30-Jun-14 12-Sep-14

Sugar Development Fund 01-Mar-15 -

Sugar Development Fund 05-Dec-14 -

Sugar Development Fund 03-Oct-14 -

Sugar Development Fund 19-Jan-15 -

Sugar Development Fund 01-Mar-15 -

Sugar Development Fund 05-Dec-14 -

Sugar Development Fund 19-Jan-15 -

Sugar Development Fund 03-Oct-14 -

Indian Renewabel Energy Development Agency 31-Mar-15 -

Sugar Development Fund 06-Jun-14 12-Sep-14

Sugar Development Fund 03-Apr-14 30-May-14

Sugar Development Fund 19-Jul-14 18-Sep-14

Sugar Development Fund 06-Jun-14 12-Sep-14

Sugar Development Fund 03-Apr-14 30-May-14

Sugar Development Fund 19-Jul-14 18-Sep-14

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency 31-Dec-14 25-Feb-15

Sugar Development Fund 03-Apr-14 31-May-14

The Company has not issued Debentures till 31st March, 2015. Hence, the question of reporting on default in repayment of dues to Debenture holders does not arise.

(x) 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.

(xi) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, term loans availed by the Company were, prima facie applied during the period for the purposes for which the loans were obtained.

(xii) Based upon the audit procedures performed and information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.

SRINIVASAN & SHANKAR

Chartered Accountants

(Firm Registration No.: 005093S)

Place: Chennai Per R MANIKANDAN Partner

Dated : 27th May 2015 Membership No.216063


Mar 31, 2014

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of DHARANI SUGARS AND CHEMICALS LIMITED ("the Company") which comprise the balance sheet as at March 31, 2014, the Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements:

The Company''s 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") (which continues to be applicable in respect of Section 133 of the Act , 2013 in terms of General Circular 15/2013 dated 13 September 2013 of the Ministry of Company Affairs) and in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India. This responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and presentation of the Financial Statement 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. 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 statement, 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, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on the effectiveness of the entity''s internal control. 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 31st March 2014;

b) in the case of the statement of profit and loss, of the loss of the Company 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.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003, as amended, ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Act, we have annexed hereto a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order.

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 purposes 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 dealt with by this report comply with the Accounting Standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Act, read with the General Circular 15/2013 dated 13th September 2013 of Ministry of Corporate Affairs in respect of Section 133 of the Act, 2013; and

e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31st March 2014, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the Directors is disqualified as on 31st March 2014 from being appointed as a director in terms of sub section 1(g) of Section 274 of the Act.

ANNEXURE TO THE INDEPENDANT AUDITORS'' REPORT

With reference to our Auditor''s Report to the Shareholders of Dharani Sugars and Chemicals Limited, we report that, in our opinion and to the best of our knowledge and belief and as per the information and explanations furnished to us and the books and records examined by us in the normal course of audit;

1. In terms of its fixed assets

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

b) The fixed assets of the Company have been physically verified during the period by the management in accordance with a programme of verification, the frequency whereof is reasonable. According to the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

c) Fixed assets disposed off during the year were not substantial, and therefore, do not affect the going concern assumption.

2. In respect of its inventories

a) The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the management. In our opinion, the frequency of 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) On the basis of our examination of the records of inventory, we are of the opinion that the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the book records were not material.

3. 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 Act, 1956. Accordingly, paragraphs 4(iii)(e) 4(iii)(f) and 4(iii)(g) of the Order are not applicable.

In respect of loans, secured or unsecured granted by the Company to companies, firms, or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Act, 1956, we state the following:

a) During the period, the Company has granted loans to a body corporate covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act, 1956 ("the Act"). The maximum amount outstanding during the year was Rs. 1255.24 lakhs and the year-end balance of such loan amounted to Rs. 1255.24 lakhs. Other than the above, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured, to firms or parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions on which the loans had been granted to the body corporate listed in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act were not, prima facie, prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

c) The loan granted is repayable on demand. Loan and interest has not fallen due for payment during the relevant year. Hence clause 4 (iii) (d) of the Order is not applicable.

4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases of inventory, fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal control system.

5. In respect of transactions entered in the register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Act 1956.

a) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, the particulars of contracts or arrangement referred to in section 301 of the Act have been entered in the register required to be maintained under that section.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no transactions of purchase of inventory and fixed assets exceeding Rs.5 lakhs in respect of each party. In respect of transactions on the basis of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Act and other transactions exceeding Rs. 5 lakhs in respect of each party, the transactions have been made at prices, which are prima facie, reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

6. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, directives issued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of Sections 58A, 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Act, 1956 and the rules framed there under, to the extent applicable, have been complied with. We are informed by the management that no order has been passed by the Company Law Board, National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal.

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

8. We have broadly reviewed the accounts and records maintained by the Company pursuant to the Rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under Section 209 (1) (d) of the Act, 1956 and we are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

9. According to the information and explanations given to us, in respect of statutory dues.

a) The Company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund, Employees'' State Insurance, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues with the appropriate authorities during the period. Therewere no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Provident Fund, Employee State Insurance, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax customs duty, excise duty, cess and other material statutory dues were in arrears as at 31st March 2014 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

b) There are no dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess, which have not been deposited by the Company on account of any disputes other than the following:

Name of the Nature of dues Amount period to Statute (Rs.in which the lakhs) amount related

Central Excise Act, 1994 Bagasse, Bio 443.57 Aprial compost sales reversal 2008 to against Cenvat Credit March rule 6(3) and Central 2013 Excise Act Section 2(d)

Central Excise Act, Cenvat credit reversal 47.92 January 1994 on Power sales 2011 to February 2011

Central Excise Act, Cenvat credit availment 1331.57 February 1994 on Non-excisable 2009 to commodity and Non-duty March 2013 payment on captive consumption

Finance Act, 1994 Service Tax on Goods 25.84 April 2008 Transport Agency to March 2013

Tamilnadu Tax on Power generation tax 252.98 June 2003 Consumption or Sale of to Sep Electricity Act 2003 2008 and April 2011 to March 2014

Tamilnadu Tax on Power Tariff revision @ 74.89 August''12 Consumption or Sale of to Electricity Act 2003 September 2013

Name of the Forum where dispute is pending Statute Central Excise Act, CESTAT, Chennai Central Excise Act, CESTAT, Chennai 1994

Central Excise Act, CESTAT, Chennai 1994 Finance Act, 1994 CESTAT, Chennai

Tamilnadu Tax on Supreme Court Consumption or Sale of Electricity Act 2003 Tamilnadu Tax on Supreme Court Consumption or Sale of Electricity Act 2003 net off amount paid under protest.

10. The Company does not have accumulated losses at the end of the financial year. The Company has incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by the audit and not in the immediately preceding financial year.

11. According to information and explanation given to us and as per the books and records examined by us, the Company has defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution and banks which are as follows:

Name of Bank / Nature of Dues Amount in Rs. Financial Institution

Sugar Development Repayment of Loan 194,02,880 Fund, Govt of India

Union Bank of India Repayment of Loan 45,62,000

Indian Overseas Bank Repayment of Loan 90,00,000

Indian Renewable Repayment of Loan 1,50,00,000 Energy Development 37,30,000 Agency Ltd

Sugar Development Payment of Interest 46,60,944 Fund, Govt of India

Union Bank of India Payment of Interest 23,79,753

Indian Bank Payment of Interest 26,01,515

Indian Renewable Payment of Interest 1,67,56,513 Energy Development 16,52,712 Agency Ltd

State Bank of India Payment of Interest 12,57,636

Bank of India Payment of Interest 23,82,683

Name of Bank / Due date of Date of Financial Institution repayment repayment

Sugar Development March 1, 2014 April 3, 2014 Fund, Govt of India

Union Bank of India March 25,2014 April 19,2014

Indian Overseas Bank March 31,2014 May 3, 2014

Indian Renewable March 31, 2014 April 3, 2014 Energy Development March 31, 2014 April 2, 2014 Agency Ltd

Sugar Development March 1, 2014 April 7, 2014 Fund, Govt of India

Union Bank of India March 31, 2014 April 19, 2014

Indian Bank March 31, 2014 April 30, 2014

Indian Renewable March 31, 2014 April 3, 2014 Energy Development March 31, 2014 April 2, 2014 Agency Ltd

State Bank of India March 31, 2014 April 30, 2014

Bank of India March 31, 2014 April 3, 2014

The Company has not issued any debentures.

12. Based on our examination of documents and records, we are of the opinion that the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

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

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

15. The Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

16. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, term loans availed by the Company were, prima facie applied during the period for the purposes for which the loans were obtained.

17. To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanations given to us, and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that the Company has not used funds raised on short-term basis for long-term investment.

18. The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or to a Company covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act, 1956

19. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not issued any debentures.

20. The Company has not raised any money by public issues during the year.

21. Based upon the audit procedures performed and information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.

SRINIVASAN & SHANKAR Chartered Accountants (Firm Registration No.: 005093S)

per P SRINIVASAN Place : Chennai Partner Date: 29th May 2014 Membership No.025416


Mar 31, 2013

Report on the Financial Statements

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of DHARANI SUGARS AND CHEMICALS LIMITED, which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31st March 2013, the Statement of Profit and Loss account and Cash Flow Statement for the year ended on that date and a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements

The Company''s management is responsible for the preparation of these Financial Statements that give a true & fair view of the Financial position, Financial performance 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 Statement that gives the true and fair view and is free from material statement, 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. Those standards require that we comply with the 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 the disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditors'' judgments, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial statement, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers the 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 estimate made by the 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.

Report on other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003 issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we have annexed hereto a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

In terms of and further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, 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 purposes of our audit;

b) In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law, have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of the said books and records;

c) The Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss account and Cash Flow Statement referred to in this report are in agreement with the said books of account;

d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Profit & 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;

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

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the aforesaid financial statements 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.

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

b) in the case of the Statement of Profit & Loss Account, of the Profit of the Company 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.

ANNEXURE TO THE AUDIT REPORT

With reference to our Auditor''s Report to the Shareholders of Dharani Sugars and Chemicals Limited, we report that, in our opinion and to the best of our knowledge and belief and as per the information and explanations furnished to us and the books and records examined by us in the normal course of audit;

1. In terms of its fixed assets

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

b) The fixed assets of the Company have been physically verified during the period by the management in accordance with a programme of verification, the frequency whereof is reasonable. According to the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

c) During the year, the Company has not disposed off any substantial part of the fixed assets.

2. In respect of its inventories

a) The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the management. In our opinion, the frequency of 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) On the basis of our examination of the records of inventory, we are of the opinion that the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the book records were not material.

3. The Company has not taken/granted any loans, secured or unsecured during the year from/to companies, firms or parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301. In respect of loans, secured or unsecured taken by the Company from companies, firms, or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, we state the following:

a) During the period, the Company has repaid loans taken from a party during the previous years covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The outstanding amount in respect of such loans is Rs. Nil as at the end of the year.

b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions on which the loans have been taken from the Company, are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company. The amounts are repayable on demand.

4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases of inventory, fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal system.

5. In respect of transactions entered in the register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act 1956.

a) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, transactions that need to be entered into the register maintained under Section 301 have been so entered.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no transactions of purchase of inventory and fixed assets exceeding Rs.5 lakhs in respect of each party. In respect of other transactions exceeding Rs. 5 lakhs in respect of each party, the transactions have been made at prices, which are prima facie, reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

6. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, directives issued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of Sections 58A, 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the rules framed thereunder, to the extent applicable, have been complied with. We are informed by the management that no order has been passed by the Company Law Board, National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal.

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

8. We have broadly reviewed the accounts and records maintained by the Company pursuant to the Rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under Section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and we are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

9. According to the information and explanations given to us, in respect of statutory dues and other dues.

a) The Company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund, Employees'' State Insurance, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and any other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities during the period.

b) As confirmed by the Management, there are no dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess on account of any dispute other than the following:

Amount Forum where dispute Name of the Statute Nature of dues (Rs. in lakhs) is pending

Central Excise Act 1994 Bagasse, Bio compost sales 168.26 Commissioner of Central reversal against Cenvat Credit Excise - Tirunelveli rule 6(3) and Central Excise Act Section 2(d)

Central Excise Act 1994 Bagasse, Bio compost sales 19.56 Commissioner of Central reversal against Cenvat Credit Excise - Tirunelveli rule 6(3) and Central Excise Act Section 2(d)

Central Excise Act 1994 Bagasse, Bio compost sales Commissioner of Central 83.14 reversal against Cenvat Credit Excise - Tirunelveli rule 6(3) and Central Excise Act Section 2(d)

Finance Act, 1994 Service Tax on Goods 6.30 Central Excise and Service Transport Agency Tax Appeal Commissioner

Tamil Nadu Tax on Electricity Consumption Tax 209.00 Supreme Court consumption or sale of electricity act 2003

10. The Company does not have accumulated losses at the end of the financial year. The Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by the audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

11. According to information and explanation given to us and as per the books and records examined by us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution or bank. The Company has not issued any debentures.

12. Based on our examination of documents and records, we are of the opinion that the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

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

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

15. The Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

16. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, term loans availed by the Company were, prima facie applied by the Company during the period for the purposes for which the loans were obtained.

17. To the best of our knowledge and according to the information given to us, funds raised on short-term basis have, prima facie not been used for long-term investment.

18. The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or to a company covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956

19. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not issued any debentures.

20. The Company has not raised any monies by way of public issues during the year.

21. Based upon the audit procedures performed and information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.



SRINIVASAN & SHANKAR

Chartered Accountants

(Firm Registration No.: 005093S)

per P SRINIVASAN

Partner

Place: Chennai Membership

No.025416

Date: 30th May 2013


Mar 31, 2012

We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of DHARANI SUGARS AND CHEMICALS LIMITED as at 31st March 2012, the Statement of Profit and Loss and 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.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the auditing standards generally accepted in India. These 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.

As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we have annexed hereto a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

In terms of and further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, 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 purposes of our audit;

b) In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law, have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of the said books and records;

c) The Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement referred to in this report are in agreement with the said books of account;

d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss 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;

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

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said financial statements, read in conjunction with Notes attached thereto, 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.

a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March, 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 the Cash Flow Statement of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

ANNEXURE TO THE AUDIT REPORT

With reference to our Auditor's Report to the Shareholders of Dharani Sugars and Chemicals Limited, we report that, in our opinion and to the best of our knowledge and belief and as per the information and explanations furnished to us and the books and records examined by us in the normal course of audit;

1. In terms of its fixed assets

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

b) The fixed assets of the Company have been physically verified during the period by the management in accordance with a programme of verification, the frequency whereof is reasonable. According to the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

c) During the year, the Company has not disposed off any substantial part of the fixed assets.

2. In respect of its inventories

a) The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the management. In our opinion, the frequency of 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) On the basis of our examination of the records of inventory, we are of the opinion that the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the book records were not material.

3. The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured during the year to companies, firms or parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301. In respect of loans, secured or unsecured taken by the Company from companies, firms, or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, we state the following:

a) During the period, the Company has taken loan of Rs.283 lakhs, from a party covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The maximum amount outstanding at any time during the year is Rs. 633 lakhs and the year- end balance is Rs.633 lakhs.

b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions on which the loans have been taken by the Company, are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company. The amounts are repayable on demand.

4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases of inventory, fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal system.

5. In respect of transactions entered in the register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act 1956.

a) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, transactions that need to be entered into the register maintained under Section 301 have been so entered.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no transactions of purchase of inventory and fixed assets and sale of goods exceeding Rs.5 lakhs in respect of each party. In respect of other transactions exceeding Rs. 5 lakhs in respect of each party, the transactions have been made at prices, which are prima facie, reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

6. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, directives issued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of Sections 58A, 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the rules framed there under, to the extent applicable, have been complied with. We are informed by the management that no order has been passed by the Company Law Board, National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal.

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

8. We have broadly reviewed the accounts and records maintained by the Company pursuant to the Rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under Section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and we are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

9. According to the information and explanations given to us, in respect of statutory dues and other dues.

a) The Company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund, Employees' State Insurance, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and any other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities during the period.

b) As confirmed by the Management, there are no dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess, on account of any dispute other than the following:

Name of the Amount Forum where Statute Nature of dues (Rs. in lakhs) dispute is pending

Central Excise Bagasse, bio compost Commissioner of Act 1944 sales reversal against 168.26 Cenvat Credit rule 6(3) and Central Excise Act Central Excise Section 2(d) Thirunelveli

Bagasse, bio compost Commissioner of Central Excise sales reversal against 19.56 Central Excise - Act 1944 Cenvat Credit rule 6(3) Thirunelveli and Central Excise Act Section 2(d)

Central Excise Bagasse, bio compost Commissioner of Act 1944 sales reversal against 83.14 Central Excise - Cenvat Credit rule 6(3) Thirunelveli and Central Excise Act Section 2(d)

10. The Company does not have accumulated losses at the end of the financial year. The Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by the audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

11. According to information and explanation given to us and as per the books and records examined by us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution or bank. The Company has not issued any debentures.

12. Based on our examination of documents and records, we are of the opinion that the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

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

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

15. The Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

16. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, term loans availed by the Company were, prima facie applied by the Company during the period for the purposes for which the loans were obtained.

17. To the best of our knowledge and according to the information given to us, funds raised on short-term basis have, prima facie not been used for long-term investment.

18. The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or to a company covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act.

19. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not issued any debentures.

20. The Company has not raised any money by way of public issues during the year.

21. Based upon the audit procedures performed and information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit. SRINIVASAN & SHANKAR

Chartered Accountants

(Firm Registration No.: 005093S)

per P SRINIVASAN

Partner

Membership No.025416

Place: Chennai

Date: 23rd May 2012


Mar 31, 2011

We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of DHARANI SUGARS AND CHEMICALS LIMITED, as at 31st March 2011, the Profit and Loss account and Cash Flow Statement for the year ended on that date annexed the responsibility of the Company's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the auditing standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significand 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.

As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 issued by the Central Governmentt of India in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we have annexed hereto a statement on the matters specifies in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

In terms of an further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that:

(a) we have obtained all the information and explanations which, to the best of our knowledge and belief, were neccessary 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 it appears from our examination of the said books and records;

(c) The Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss account and Cash flow statement referred to in this report are in agreement with the said books of account;

(d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Profit & 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;

(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the Directors as on 31st March 2011, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the Directors is disqualified as on 31st March 2011 from being appointed as a director in terms of sub section 1(g) of Section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said financial statements, read in conjunction with Notes and Schedules attached thereto, 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.

(a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March 2011;

(b) in the case of the Profit & Loss Account, of the Profit of the Company for of 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;

ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS'REPORT

With reference to our Auditor's Report to the Shareholders of Dharani Sugars and Chemicals Limited, we report that, in our opinion and to the best of our knowledge and belief and as per the information and explanations furnished to us and the books and records examined by us in the normal course of audit;

1. In terms of its fixed assets

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

b) The fixed assets of the Company have been physically verified during the period by the management in accordance with a programme of verification, the frequency whereof is reasonable. According to the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

c) During the year, the Company has not disposed off any substantial part of the fixed assets.

2. In respect of its inventories

a) The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the management. In our opinion, the frequency of 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) On the basis of our examination of the records of inventory, we are of the opinion that the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the book records were not material.

3. The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured during the year to companies, firms or parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301. In respect of loans, secured or unsecured taken by the Company from companies, firms, or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, we state the following:

a) During the period, the Company has taken loans from a party covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The outstanding amount in respect of the loans taken during the year is Rs. 350 lakhs as at the 0end of the year.

b) ln our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions on which the loans has been taken from the Company, are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company The amounts are repayable on demand

4. In our opinion and according to the explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases of inventory, fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal system.

5. In respect of transactions entered in the register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act 1956.

a) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, transactions that need to be entered into the register maintained under Section 301 have been so entered.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no transactions of purchase of inventory and fixed assets and sale of goods exceeding Rs.5 lakhs in respect of each party. In respect of other transactions exceeding Rs. 5 lakhs in respect of each party, the transactions have been made at prices, which are prima facie, reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

6. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, directives issued by the Resen/e Bank of India and the provisions of Sections 58A and 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the rules framed there under, to the extent applicable, have been complied with. We are informed by the management that no order has been passed by the Company Law Board, National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any CourtoranyotherTribunal.

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

8. We have broadly reviewed the accounts and records maintained by the Company pursuant to the Rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under Section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and we are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete

9. According to the information and explanations given to us, in respect of statutory dues and other dues.

a) The Company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund, Employees' State Insurance, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and any other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities during the period.

b) As confirmed by the Management, there are no dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess, on account of any dispute other than the following:

Name of the Nature of dues Amount Forum where Statute (Rs. in lakhs) Dispute is pending

Finance Act, Service Tax on 580.01 Central Excise and 1994 Manpower and Service Tax Recruipment Appellate Tribunal Supply Agency Service

Finance Act, Service Tax on 14.92 Central Excise and 1994 Goods Transport Service Tax Agency Appellate Tribunal

10. The Company does not have accumulated losses at the end of the financial year. The Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by the audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

11. According to information and explanation given to us and as per the books and records examined by us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution or bank. The Company has not issued any debentures.

12. Based on our examination of documents and records, we are of the opinion that the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

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

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

15. The Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

16. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, term loans availed by the Company were, prima facie applied by the Company during the period for the purposes for which the loans were obtained.

17.TO the best of our knowledge and according to the information given to us, funds raised on short-term basis have, prima facie not been used for long-term investment.

18. The Company has made preferential allotment of shares to parties and to a company covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act.

19. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not issued any debentures.

20. The Company has not raised any monies by way of public issues during the year.

21. Based upon the audit procedures performed and information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.

SRINIVASAN&SHANKAR Chartered Accountants (Firm Registration No. : 005093S)

per P SRINIVASAN Partner Membership No.025416 Place : Chennai Dated :24th May 2011


Mar 31, 2010

We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of DHARANI SUGARS AND CHEMICALS LIMITED, as at 31st March 2010 and the related Profit and Loss account and 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.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the auditing standards generally accepted in India. These 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.

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 Section 227(4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we have annexed hereto a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

In terms of and further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, 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 purposes of ouraudit

{b) In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law, have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of the said books and w records

(c) The Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss account and Cash flow statement referred to in this report, are in agreement with the said books and records

(d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Profit & 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.

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

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the saidfinancial - statements, read in conjunction with Notes and Schedules attached thereto, 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.

(i) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31sMarch 2010

(ii) in the case of the Profit & Loss Account, of the Profit of the Company for the year ended on that date and

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

ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS REPORT

With reference to our Auditors Report to the Shareholders of Dharani Sugars and Chemicals Limited, we report that, in our opinion and to the best of our knowledge and belief and as per the information and explanations furnished to us and the books and records examined by us in the normal course of audit .

1. In terms of its fixed assets.

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

b)The fixed assets of the Company have been physically verified during the period by the management in accordance with a programme of verification, the frequency whereof is reasonable. According to the information and explanations given to us, nd material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

c)During the year, the Company has not disposed off any substantial part of the fixed assets.

2. In respect of its inventories

a)The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the management. In our opinion, the frequency of 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) On the basis of our examination of the records of inventory, we are of the opinion that the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the book records were not material.

3. The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured during the year to companies, firms or parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301. In respect of loans, secured or unsecured taken by the Company from companies, firms, or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, we state the following:

a) During the period, the Company has not taken any loans from parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. However, the outstanding amount in respect of the loans taken in the earlier years is Rs. 150 lakhs as at the end of the year.

b) ln our opinion the rate of interest and other terms and conditions on which the loans has been taken from companies, firms or other parties listed in the registers maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 are not, prima facie, prejudicial to the interest of the Company. The repayment of Principal and Interest are regular.

4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases of inventory, fixed assets and with regard to the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal system.

5. In respect of transactions entered in the register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act 1956.

a) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, transactions that need to be entered into the register maintained under Section 301 have been so entered.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no transactions of purchase of inventory and fixed assets and sale of goods exceeding Rs.5 lakhs in respect of each party. In respect of other transactions exceeding Rs. 5 lakhs in respect of each party, the transactions have been made at prices, which are prima facie, reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

6. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, directives issued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of Sections 58A and 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the rules framed there under, to the extent applicable, have been complied with. We are informed by the management that no order has been passed by the Company Law Board, National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal.

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

8. We have broadly reviewed the books of account and records maintained by the Company pursuant to the Rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under Section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and we are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have beep made and maintained. We have however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

9. According to the information and explanations given to us, in respect of statutory dues and other dues.

a) The Company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund, Employees State Insurance, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and any other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities during the period.

b) As confirmed by the Management, there are no dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess, on account of any dispute other than the following:

Name of the Amount Forum where Statute Nature oraues (Rs.in lakhs) dispute is pending Tamil Nadu Sales 227.68

Tax Act and Central Purchase Tax on (Rs227.68lacs Supreme Court Sales Act, 1961 Cane Kurcnase- paid under protest)

Tamil Nadu Sales Tax Act and Central Purchase Tax on 745.68 Madurai High court Sales Act, 1961 Cane Purchase.

Service Tax on. Central, Exrise and Service Tax Act, Manpower and - Service Tax Recruitment Supply 464.72 Appellate Tribunal

Service Tax on. Service Tax Act, Goods TransDort 12.92 Commissioner 1994 Agency AppealsMadurai



10. The Company has no accumulated losses at the end of the financial year and it has not incurred cash losses in the current and immediately preceding financial year.

11. According to information and explanation given to us and as per the books and records examined by us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution or bank. The Company has not issued any debentures.

12. Based on our examination of documents and records, we are of the opinion that the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

13. In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or 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.

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

15. The Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

16. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, term loans availed by the Company were, prima facie applied by the Company during the period for the purposes for which the loans were obtained, other than temporary deployment pending application.

17.To the best of our knowledge and according to the information given to us, funds raised on short- term basis have, prima facie not been used for long- term investment.

18. 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.

19. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not issued any debentures.

20. The Company has not raised any money through a public issue during the year.

21. Based upon the audit procedures performed and information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.

SRINIVASAN & SHANKAR

Chartered Accountants Firm Registration. No. 005093S

per P SRINIVASAN

Place: Chennai Partner

Dated : 25th May 2010 Membership No. 025416

 
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