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Accounting Policies of Filtra Consultants & Engineers Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

2.1 Basis of accounting and preparation of financial statements

These financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards notified under section 211(3C) & the other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, other pronouncements of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and guidelines issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI).

All the assets and liabilities have been classified as current or non current as per the Company's normal operating cycle and other criteria set out in the Companies Act, 2013. Based on the nature of products and the time between the acquisition of assets for processing and their realization in cash and cash equivalent, the Company has ascertained its operating cycle to be less than 12 months.

2.2 Use of estimates

The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the Management to make estimates and assumptions considered in the reported amounts of assets and liabilities (including contingent liabilities) and the reported income and expenses during the year. The Management believes that the estimates used in preparation of the financial statements are prudent and reasonable. Future results could differ due to these estimates and the differences between the actual results and the estimates are recognised in the periods in which the results are known / materialise.

2.3 Cash and cash equivalents (for purposes of Cash Flow Statement)

Cash comprises cash on hand and demand deposits with banks. Cash equivalents are short-term balances (with an original maturity of three months or less from the date of acquisition), highly liquid investments that are readily convertible into known amounts of cash and which are subject to insignificant risk of changes in value.

2.4 Cash flow statement

Cash flows are reported using the indirect method, whereby loss before extraordinary items and tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of non-cash nature, any deferrals or accruals of past or future 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.

2.5 Depreciation and amortisation

Depreciation has been provided on the written down value method as per the rates prescribed in Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013 and AS 6 state that Depreciation is the systematic allocation of the depreciable amount of an asset over its useful life. The depreciable amount of an asset is the cost of an asset or other amount substituted for cost, less its residual value. The useful life of an asset is the period over which an asset is expected to be available for use by an entity, or the number of production or similar units expected to be obtained from the asset by the entity. The useful life of an asset shall not ordinarily different from the useful life specified in Part C and the residual value of an asset shall not be more than five per cent of the original cost of the asset.'

2.6 Revenue recognition

(a) 'Sales are recognised, net of returns and trade discounts, on transfer of significant risks and rewards of ownership to the buyer, which generally coincides with the delivery of goods to customers.

(b) Gross Sales (net of Return) include VAT/CST, Wherever applicable.

(c) Other Income is recognized on accrual basis.

(d) Dividend Income is recognized when right to receive dividend is established.

(e) Interest Income is recognized when no significant uncertainity as to its realization exists and is accounted for on time propotion basis at contracted rates.

(f) Scrap, Salvage/Waste materials and sweepings are accounted for on realization.

(g) Insurance and other miscellaneous claims are recognized on receipt/acceptance of claim. Contractual pass throught incentives, benefits, etc. are recognized on receipt basis.

2.7 Tangible fixed assets, Intangible assets and work-in-progress

Fixed assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation and impairment, if any. Direct costs are capitalized until fixed assets are ready for use. Capital work-in-progress comprises of the cost of fixed assets that are not yet ready for their intended use at the reporting date. Intangible assets are recoded at the consideration paid for acquisition of such assets and are carried at cost less accumulated amortization and impairment.

2.8 Investments

Long-term investments are carried individually at acquisition cost less provision for diminution, other than temporary, in the value of long term investments.

2.9 Borrowing costs

Borrowing costs relating to the acquisition / construction of qualifying assets are capitalised until the time all substantial activities necessary to prepare the qualifying assets for their intended use are complete. A qualifying asset is one that necessarily takes substantial period of time to get ready for its intended use. Capitalisation of borrowing costs is suspended and charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss during extended periods when active development activity on the qualifying assets is interrupted.

2.10 Inventories

Finished goods are valued at the lower of cost and net realisable value.

2.11 Earnings per share

Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax (including the post tax effect of extraordinary items, if any) by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year. Diluted earnings per share is computed by dividing the profit / (loss) after tax (including the post tax effect of extraordinary items, if any) as adjusted for dividend, interest and other charges to expense or income relating to the dilutive potential equity shares, by the weighted average number of equity shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share and the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares. Potential equity shares are deemed to be dilutive only if their conversion to equity shares would decrease the net profit per share from continuing ordinary operations. Potential dilutive equity shares are deemed to be converted as at the beginning of the period, unless they have been issued at a later date.

2.12 Taxes on income

'Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) paid in accordance with the tax laws, which gives future economic benefits in the form of adjustment to future income tax liability, is considered as an asset if there is convincing evidence that the Company will pay normal income tax. Accordingly, MAT is recognised as an asset in the Balance Sheet when it is probable that future economic benefit associated with it will flow to the Company.

Deferred tax is recognised on timing differences, being the differences between the taxable income and the accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred tax is measured using the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantially enacted as at the reporting date. Deferred tax liabilities are recognised for all timing differences. Deferred tax assets in respect of unabsorbed depreciation and carry forward of losses are recognised only if there is virtual certainty that there will be sufficient future taxable income available to realise such assets. Deferred tax assets are recognised for timing differences of other items only to the extent that reasonable certainty exists that sufficient future taxable income will be available against which these can be realised. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are offset if such items relate to taxes on income levied by the same governing tax laws and the Company has a legally enforceable right for such set off. Deferred tax assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date for their realisability.

Current and deferred tax relating to items directly recognised in equity are recognised in equity and not in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

2.13 Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions (excluding retirement benefits) are not discounted to their present value and are determined based on the best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates. Contingent liabilities are disclosed in the Notes.

2.14 Retirement benefits

For defined benefit plans in the form of gratuity fund and post-employment medical benefits, the cost of providing benefits is determined using the Projected Unit Credit method, with actuarial valuations being carried out at each Balance Sheet date. Actuarial gains and losses are recognised in the Statement of Profit and Loss in the period in which they occur. Past service cost is recognised immediately to the extent that the benefits are already vested and otherwise is amortised on a straight-line basis over the average period until the benefits become vested. The retirement benefit obligation recognised in the Balance Sheet represents the present value of the defined benefit obligation as adjusted for unrecognised past service cost, as reduced by the fair value of scheme assets. Any asset resulting from this calculation is limited to past service cost, plus the present value of available refunds and reductions in future contributions to the schemes.

2.15 Foreign currency transactions

Foreign currency transactions are recorded on the basis of exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transactions.Monetary assets and liabilities denominated in foreign currencies as at the balance sheet date are traslated at the closing exchange rates on that date.Exchange differences arising on foreign exchange transactions during the year and on restatement of monetary assets and liability are recognized in the profit and loss account of the year.

2.16 Impairment of Assets

An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of asset exceeds its recoverable value.An impairment loss is charged to the profit & Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. The impairment loss recognised in prior accounting periods is reversed if there has been a change in the estimate of recoverable account in subsequent period.

2.17 Share issues expenses

Share issue expenses and redemption premium are adjusted against the Securities Premium Account, to the extent balance is available for utilisation in the Securities Premium Account. The balance of share issue expenses is carried as an asset and is amortised over a period of 5 years from the date of the issue of shares.

2.18 Service tax input credit

Service tax input credit is accounted for in the books in the period in which the underlying service received is accounted and when there is no uncertainty in availing / utilising the credits.

2.19 Identification of segments

The operations of the company predominantly comprises of Trading Activity of Water Treatment system.This activity constitutes the primary segment and is the only reportable segment.

2.20 Preliminary Expenses

The balance of Preliminary expenses is carried as an Other Current asset and is amortised over a period of 5 years from the date of the issue of shares.

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