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Auditor Report of Hawkins Cookers Ltd.

Mar 31, 2011

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of HAWKINS COOKERS LIMITED ("the Company") as at 31st March, 2011, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement of the Company for the year ended on that date, both annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Companys Management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

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

3. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (CARO) issued by the Central Government in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to in paragraph 3 above, we report as follows:

(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 those books;

(c) the Balance Sheet, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

(d) in our opinion, the Balance Sheet, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in compliance with the Accounting Standards referred to in Section 211(3C) of the Companies Act, 1956;

(e) in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

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

(ii) in the case of the Profit and 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 of the Company for the year ended on that date.

5. On the basis of the written representations received from the Directors as on 31st March, 2011 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 Section 274(1)(g) of the Companies Act, 1956.

ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS REPORT (Referred to in paragraph 3 of our report of even date)

(i) In respect of its fixed assets:

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

(b) The fixed assets were physically verified during the year by the Management in accordance with a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, provides for physical verification of all the fixed assets at reasonable intervals. According to the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) The fixed assets disposed off during the year, in our opinion, do not constitute a substantial part of the fixed assets of the Company and such disposal has, in our opinion, not affected the going concern status of the Company.

(ii) In respect of its inventory:

(a) As explained to us, the inventories were physically verified during the year by the Management at reasonable intervals.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the procedures of physical verification of inventories followed by the Management were reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has maintained proper records of its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

(iii) (a) The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured, to companies, firms or other parties listed in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(b) 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, according to the information and explanations given to us:

(i) The Company has taken loans by way of fixed deposits aggregating Rs. 14,000,000 from three parties during the year. At the year-end, the outstanding balance of such loans taken aggregated Rs. 58,163,000 (number of parties: ten) and the maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 58,163,000 (number of parties: ten).

(ii) The rate of interest and other terms and conditions of such loans are, in our opinion, prima facie not prejudicial to the interests of the Company.

(iii) The payments of principal amounts and interest in respect of such loans are regular/as per stipulations.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the explanations that some of the items purchased are of special nature and suitable alternative sources are not readily available for obtaining comparable quotations, 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 and fixed assets and the sale of goods. There are no sale of services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness in such internal control system.

(v) In respect of contracts or arrangements entered in the Register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, to the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us:

(a) The particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in Section 301 that needed to be entered in the Register maintained under the said Section have been so entered.

(b) Where each of such transaction is in excess of Rs.5 lakhs in respect of any party, the transactions have been made at prices which are prima facie reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has complied with the provisions of Sections 58A and 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 1975 with regard to the deposits accepted from the public. According to the information and explanations given to us, no order has been passed by the Company Law Board or the National Company Law Tribunal or the Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal.

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

(viii) To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Central Government has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records under section 209(1)(d) of the Companies Act, 1956, for any of the products of the Company.

(ix) According to the information and explanations given to us in respect of statutory dues:

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

(b) There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues in arrears as at 31st March, 2011 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(c) Details of dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess which have not been deposited as on 31st March, 2011 except on account of disputes are given below:

Statute Nature of Forum where Dispute dues is pending

Sales Tax/ Sales Tax/ Appellate Authority - Value Value upto Commissioners / Added Tax Added Tax Revisional Laws authorities level Appellate Authority - Tribunal level

Central Excise Appellate Authority Excise Act, duty - Tribunal level 1944

Income Income tax Commissioner Tax Act, and Interest of Income 1961 thereon Tax - Appeals

Tax deducted Commissioner at source of Income and Interest Tax - Appeals thereon

Statue Period to which the Amount amount relates Involved (Rs.)

Sales Tax/ Value Added Tax Laws 1987-2010 2,600,677

1999-2006 3,768,540

Central Excise Act, 1944 2001-2010 14,594,608

Income Tax Act, 1961 AY 2007-08 768,223 and AY 2008-09

AY 2006-07 16,250,450 to AY 2009-10

(x) The Company does not have any accumulated losses at the end of the financial year. Also, the Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in the repayment of dues to any banks. The Company has not obtained any borrowings from financial institutions and has also not issued any debentures.

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

(xiii) The Company is not a chit fund or nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society.

(xiv) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments.

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

(xvi) The Company has not obtained any term loans.

(xvii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the Balance Sheet, we report that funds raised on short-term basis have not been used during the year for long-term investment.

(xviii) The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) The Company has not issued any debentures.

(xx) The Company has not raised any money by public issues during the year.

(xxi) To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud by the Company and no material fraud on the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS

Chartered Accountants (Registration No. 117366W)

Rajesh K. Hiranandani

Partner

Mumbai: May 27, 2011 (Membership No. 36920)




Mar 31, 2010

1.We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of HAWKINS COOKERS LIMITED ("the Company") as at 31st March, 2010, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement of the Company for the year ended on that date, both annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Companys Management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

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

3. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (CARO) issued by the Central Government in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4.Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to in paragraph 3 above, we report as follows:

(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 those books;

(c) the Balance Sheet, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

(d) in our opinion, the Balance Sheet, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in compliance with the Accounting Standards referred to in Section 211(3C) of the Companies Act, 1956;

(e) in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

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

(ii) in the case of the Profit and 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 of the Company for the year ended on that date.

5.On the basis of the written representations received from the Directors as on 31st March, 2010 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 Section 274(1 )(g) of the Companies Act, 1956.

ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 3 of our report of even date)

(i) In respect of its fixed assets:

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

(b) The fixed assets were physically verified during the year by the Management in accordance with a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, provides for physical verification of all the fixed assets at reasonable intervals, According to the information and explanation given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) The fixed assets disposed off during the year, in our opinion, do not constitute a substantial part of the fixed assets of the Company and such disposal has, in our opinion, not affected the going concern status of the Company.

(ii) In respect of its inventory:

(a) As explained to us, the inventories were physically verified during the year by the Management at reasonable intervals.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the procedures of physical

verification of inventories followed by the Management were reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has maintained proper records of its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

(iii) (a) The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured, to companies, firms or other parties listed in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956,

(b) In respect of loans, secured or unsecured, taken by 1he Company from companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, according to the information and explanations given to us: (i) The Company has taken loans by way of fixed deposits aggregating Rs. 9,650,000 from six parties during the year. At the year-end, the outstanding balance of such loans taken aggregated Rs. 44,163,000 (number of parties: nine) and the maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 44,163,000 (number of parties: nine).

(ii) The rate of interest and other terms and conditions of such loans are, in our opinion, prima facie not prejudicial to the interests of the Company.

(iii) The payments of principal amounts and interest in respect of such loans are regular/as per stipulations.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the explanations that some of the items purchased are of special nature and suitable alternative sources are not readily available for obtaining comparable quotations, 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 and fixed assets and the sale of goods. There are no sale of services. During the course of our audit we have not observed any major weakness in such internal control system.

(v) In respect of contracts or arrangements entered in the Register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, to the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us:

(a) The particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in Section 301 that needed to be entered in the Register maintained under the said Section have been so entered.

(b) Where each of such transaction is in excess of Rs.5 lakhs in respect of any party, the transactions have been made at prices which are prima facie reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has complied with the provisions of Sections 58A and 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 1975 with regard to the deposits accepted from the public. According to the information and explanations given to us, no order has been passed by the Company Law Board or the National Company Law Tribunal or the Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal,

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

(viii) To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Central Government has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records under section 209(1 )(d) of the Companies Act, 1956, for any of the products of the Company.

(ix) According to the information and explanations given to us in respect of statutory dues:

(a) The Company has been regular in depositing undisputed dues, including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duly, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it with the appropriate authorities though there have been slight delays in very few cases in respect of Income Tax deducted at source and Sales Tax.

(b) There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Income Tax, Wealth Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues in arrears as at 31st March, 2010 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(c) Details of dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth

Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess which have not been deposited as on 31 st March, 2010 on account of disputes are given below:

Statute Nature of Forum where Dispute Period to which the Amount the dues is pending amount relates Involved (Rs.) SalesTax/ SalesTax/ Appellate Authority - 1987-2010 4,181,249 Value Value upto Commissioners Added Tax Added Tax / Revtsional Laws authorities level Appellate Authority 1990-2007 2,254,991 - Tribunal level

Central Excise Appellate Authority 2001-2009 5,058,426 Excise Act, duty - Tribunal level 1944

Income Income tax Commissioner AY 2007-08 759,711 Tax Act, and Interest of Income 1961 thereon Tax-Appeals

(x) The Company does not have any accumulated losses at the end of the financial year. Also, the Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in the repayment of dues to any banks. The Company has not obtained any borrowings from financial institutions and has also not issued any debentures.

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

(xiii) The Company is not a chit fund or nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society.

(xiv) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments.

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

(xvi) The Company has not obtained any term loans.

(xvii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the Balance Sheet, we report that funds raised on short-term basis have not been used during the year for long-term investment.

(xviii) The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) The Company has not issued any debentures.

(xx) The Company has not raised any money by public issues during the year.

(xxi) To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud by the Company and no material fraud on the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For Deloitte Haskins & Sells Chartered Accountants (Registration No. 117366W) R. K. Hiranandani Partner Mumbai: May 29, 2010 (Membership No. 36920)

 
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