Mar 31, 2015
We have audited the accompanying financial statements of M/s Emerald Leasing Finance & Investment Company 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 significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.
Management's 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 of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position and financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 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 control, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these 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 the Rules made there under.
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 auditor's judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal control relevant to the Company's preparation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on the whether the company has in place an adequate internal financial controls system over financial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such controls. 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 on the financial statements.
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 Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March 2015 and its profit and its 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 the paragraph 3 and 4 of the Order, to the extent applicable.
2. As required by section 143(3) of the Act, we report that:
a) We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;
b) In our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;
c) The balance sheet, the statement of profit and loss and the cash flow statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account;
d) In our opinion, the financial statements comply with the Accounting Standards Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules,2014;
e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2015, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2015, from being appointed as a director in terms of section 164(2) of the Act; and
f) There are no other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO OUR INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT OF EVEN DATE TO THE MEMBERS OF THE COMPANY ON THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH 2015
1. a) The company has maintained proper records showing full particulars including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.
b) According to the information and explanations given to us, the company has a system of physical verification of all its fixed assets over a period of two years. In our opinion having regard to the size of the Company and nature of its assets, the program of verification is reasonable. No material discrepancies have been noticed in respect of asset physically verified.
2. The Company is a service company, primarily rendering financial services. Accordingly, it does not hold any physical inventories. Thus, paragraph 3(ii) of the Order is not applicable.
3. The Company has not granted any loans covered under section 189 of the Companies Act, 2013 ('the Act'), hence clause 3 (a) regarding receipt of principal amount and interest and clause 3 (b) regarding overdue amount of more than Rs. 1,00,000 are not applicable.
4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanation 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 purchase of fixed assets and sale of service. The activities of the Company do not involve purchase of inventory and the sale of goods. We have not observed any major weakness in the internal control system during the course of the audit.
5. The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.
6. The Central Government has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records under section 148(1) of the Act, for any of the services rendered by the Company.
7. (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, income tax, sales tax, wealth tax, service tax, duty of customs, value added tax, cess and other material statutory dues have been regularly deposited during the year by the Company with the appropriate authorities, As explained to us, the Company did not have any dues on account of employees' state insurance and duty of excise.
According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amounts payable in respect of provident fund, income tax, sale tax, wealth tax, service tax, duty of customs, value added tax, cess and other material statutory dues were in arrears as at 31. March 2015 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.
(b) According to information and explanation given to us, there are no amount of Income tax, sales tax, wealth tax, custom duty, excise duty, value added tax, service tax and cess which have not been deposited with appropriate authorities on account of any dispute
(c) According to the information and explanations given to us, we have not come across any amount which were required to be transferred to the investor education and protection fund in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) and rules there under.
8. The Company does not have any accumulated losses at the end of the financial year and has not incurred cash losses in the financial year and in the immediately preceding financial year.
9. The Company did not have any outstanding dues to financial institutions, banks or debenture holders during the year.
10. In our opinion and according to the information and the explanations given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions.
11. The Company did not have any term loans outstanding during the year.
12. According to the information and explanations given to us, no material fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.
FOR S.LAL.BANSAL & CO.
FIRM REGISTRATION NO. 002664N
PLACE: Chandigarh (S.L.BANSAL) PROP.
DATED: 30.05.2014 M.No.81569