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Accounting Policies of Indian Card Clothing Company Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2016

a) Rights, preferences and restrictions attached to Equity shares:

The Company has only one class of share referred to as Equity shares having a par value of Re.1 per share. Each holder of Equity shares is entitled to one vote per share. The Company declares and pays dividends in Indian rupees. The final dividend proposed by the Board of Directors is subject to the approval of the shareholders in the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

In the unlikely event of liquidation of the Company, the holders of Equity shares will be entitled to receive remaining assets of the Company, after distribution of all preferential amounts. The distribution will be in proportion to the number of Equity shares held by the shareholders.

During the year ended 31st March 2016, the amount of per share dividend recognized as distributions to Equity shareholders was Rs.12.00 per share as a special interim dividend and Rs.2.50 per share as a final dividend. (31st March 2015: Re.2.50).

24. Significant Accounting Policies and Notes to Accounts

1) Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements

This financial statements are prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) in India under the historical cost convention on an accrual basis, and are in conformity with mandatory accounting standards, as prescribed under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 (''Act'') read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, the provisions of the Act (to the extent notified) and guidelines issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

The preparation of financial statements is in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reported period. Differences between the actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known or materialized.

All 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 Schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013. The Company has ascertained its operating cycle as twelve months for the purpose of current and non-current classification of assets and liabilities.

2) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reported period. Differences between the actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known or materialized.

3) Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost ( net of refundable taxes or levies ) and include any other attributable cost for bringing the assets to working condition for their intended use. The cost of self-constructed fixed assets are capitalized at the expenditure including an appropriate share of overheads incurred directly for the specific asset.

4) Depreciation

Depreciation on Fixed assets is provided based on the useful life of the assets as prescribed in Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013 and as assessed by management.

5) Asset Impairment

Provision of impairment loss is recognized to the extent by which the carrying amount of an asset exceed its recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is the higher of an asset''s net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is determined on the basis of the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to rise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

6) Investments

Investments classified as long term investments are carried at cost. However provision for diminution is made to recognize a decline, other than temporary in nature, in the carrying amount of such long- term investments. Investments classified as current investments are carried at lower of cost and fair value, computed category-wise.

7) Inventories

Inventories are valued at lower of net realizable value and cost, arrived at on the basis of weighted average cost comprising all cost of purchase, cost of conversion, other costs and where applicable excise duty, in bringing inventories to their present location and condition. Obsolesce is provided on the basis of standard norms.

8) Employee Benefits Long-Term Benefits Provident Fund

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s provident fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary. Any shortfall in the agreed the rate of return is provided for.

Superannuation Fund

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s superannuation fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary.

Gratuity

Liability on account of company''s obligation under the employee gratuity plan, a defined benefit plan, is provided on the basis of actuarial valuation.

Fair value of plan assets, being the fund balance on the balance sheet date with Life Insurance Corporation under group gratuity-cum-life assurance policy is recognized as asset.

Current service cost, interest cost and actuarial gains and losses are charged to profit and loss statement.

Past service cost/effect of any curtailment or settlement is charged/credited to the profit and loss statement, as applicable.

Short-Term Benefits Leave Encashment

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s leave policy is provided on actual basis in respect of leave earned but not availed based on the number of days of carry forward entitlement at each balance sheet date.

Medical and Leave Travel Assistance benefits

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s medical reimbursement scheme and leave travel assistance is provided on actual basis.

Bonus & Employee''s Short Term Incentive Plan

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the statutory regulations, agreement with trade union and employee incentive plan as applicable is provided on actual basis as per the relevant terms as determined.

9) Provisions and Contingent Liabilities

Provisions in respect of present obligations arising out of past events are made in the accounts when reliable estimates can be made of the amount of the obligation.

Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of note to the financial statements, after careful evaluation by the management of the facts and legal aspects of the matter involved.

10) Revenue Recognition

Sales are accounted for on the basis of acknowledgements and are stated net of sales tax, freight, insurance and other charges recoverable from customers.

Income from leasing of buildings and related services is recognized at the rates prescribed over the tenure of the lease/service agreement.

Dividend on investments is recognized when the company''s right to receive it is established.

11) Borrowing Costs

Borrowing costs attributable to the acquisition of fixed assets are capitalized till the date of substantial completion of the activities necessary to prepare the relevant asset for its intended use. Other borrowing costs are charged to profit and loss statement in the year of incurrence.

12) Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transactions.

Assets ( other than fixed assets ) and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are translated at the closing exchange rates.

13) Income Taxes

Current tax is provided on the basis of estimated tax liability, computed as per applicable provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognized, subject to the consideration of prudence in respect of deferred tax assets, on timing differences, being the differences between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.


Mar 31, 2014

1. Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (IGAAP) under the historical cost convention as a going concern and on accrual basis and in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Accounting Standards notified under the said Act.

2. Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reported period. Differences between the actual results and estimates are recognised in the period in which the results are known or materialised.

3. Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost (net of refundable taxes or levies) and include any other attributable cost for bringing the assets to working condition for their intended use. The cost of self-constructed fixed assets are capitalised at the expenditure including an appropriate share of overheads incurred directly for the specific asset.

4. Depreciation

Depreciation on fixed assets is provided by the written down value method in the manner and at the rates prescribed in schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956, except in case of data processing equipments, which is depreciated at a higher rate of 60% as compared to 40% specified in Schedule XIV.

5. Asset Impairment

Provision of impairment loss is recognised to the extent by which the carrying amount of an asset exceed its recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is the higher of an asset''s net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is determined on the basis of the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to rise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

6. Investments

Investments classified as long term investments are carried at cost. However provision for diminution is made to recognise a decline, other than temporary in nature, in the carrying amount of such long-term investments. Investments classified as current investments are carried at lower of cost and fair value, computed category-wise.

7. Inventories

Inventories are valued at lower of net realisable value and cost, arrived at on the basis of weighted average cost comprising all cost of purchase, cost of conversion, other costs and where applicable excise duty, in bringing inventories to their present location and condition. Obsolescence is provided on the basis of standard norms.

8. Employee Benefits Long-Term Benefits Provident Fund

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s provident fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary. Any shortfall in the agreed rate of return is provided for.

Superannuation Fund

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s superannuation fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary.

Gratuity

Liability on account of company''s obligation under the employee gratuity plan, a defined benefit plan, is provided on the basis of actuarial valuation.

Fair value of plan assets, being the fund balance on the balance sheet date with Life Insurance Corporation under group gratuity-cum-life assurance policy is recognised as asset.

Current service cost, interest cost and actuarial gains and losses are charged to profit and loss statement.

Past service cost/effect of any curtailment or settlement is charged/credited to the profit and loss statement, as applicable.

Short-Term Benefits Leave Encashment

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s leave policy is provided on actual basis in respect of leave earned but not availed based on the number of days of carry forward entitlement at each balance sheet date.

Medical and Leave Travel Assistance benefits

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s medical reimbursement scheme and leave travel assistance is provided on actual basis.

Bonus & Employee''s Short Term Incentive Plan

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the statutory regulations, agreement with trade union and employee incentive plan as applicable is provided on actual basis as per the relevant terms as determined.

9. Provisions and Contingent Liabilities

Provisions in respect of present obligations arising out of past events are made in the accounts when reliable estimates can be made of the amount of the obligation.

Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of note to the financial statements, after careful evaluation by the management of the facts and legal aspects of the matter involved.

10. Revenue Recognition

Sales are accounted for on the basis of acknowledgements and are stated net of sales tax, freight, insurance and other charges recoverable from customers.

Income from leasing of buildings and related services is recognized at the rates prescribed over the tenure of the lease/service agreement.

Dividend on investments is recognised when the company''s right to receive it is established.

11. Borrowing Costs

Borrowing costs attributable to the acquisition of fixed assets are capitalised till the date of substantial completion of the activities necessary to prepare the relevant asset for its intended use. Other borrowing costs are charged to profit and loss statement in the year of incurrence.

12. Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transactions.

Assets ( other than fixed assets ) and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are translated at the closing exchange rates.

13. Income Taxes

Current tax is provided on the basis of estimated tax liability, computed as per applicable provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognised, subject to the consideration of prudence in respect of deferred tax assets, on timing differences, being the differences between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.


Mar 31, 2013

1. Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (IGAAP) under the historical cost convention as a going concern and on accrual basis and in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Accounting Standards notified under the said Act.

2. Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reported period. Differences between the actual results and estimates are recognised in the period in which the results are known or materialised.

3. Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost (net of refundable taxes or levies) and include any other attributable cost for bringing the assets to working condition for their intended use. The cost of self-constructed fixed assets are capitalised at the expenditure including an appropriate share of overheads incurred directly for the specific asset.

4. Depreciation

Depreciation on fixed assets is provided by the written down value method in the manner and at the rates prescribed in schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956, except in case of data processing equipments, which is depreciated at a higher rate of 60% as compared to 40% specified in Schedule XIV.

5. Asset Impairment

Provision of impairment loss is recognised to the extent by which the carrying amount of an asset exceed its recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is the higher of an asset''s net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is determined on the basis of the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to rise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

6. Investments

Investments classified as long term investments are carried at cost. However provision for diminution is made to recognise a decline, other than temporary in nature, in the carrying amount of such long-term investments. Investments classified as current investments are carried at lower of cost and fair value, computed category-wise.

7. Inventories

Inventories are valued at lower of net realisable value and cost, arrived at on the basis of weighted average cost comprising all cost of purchase, cost of conversion, other costs and where applicable excise duty, in bringing inventories to their present location and condition. Obsolescence is provided on the basis of standard norms.

8. Employee Benefits Long-Term Benefits Provident Fund

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s provident fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary. Any shortfall in the agreed rate of return is provided for.

Superannuation Fund

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s superannuation fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary.

Gratuity

Liability on account of company''s obligation under the employee gratuity plan, a defined benefit plan, is provided on the basis of actuarial valuation.

Fair value of plan assets, being the fund balance on the balance sheet date with Life Insurance Corporation under group gratuity-cum-life assurance policy is recognised as asset.

Current service cost, interest cost and actuarial gains and losses are charged to profit and loss statement. Past service cost/effect of any curtailment or settlement is charged/credited to the profit and loss statement, as applicable.

Short-Term Benefits Leave Encashment

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s leave policy is provided on actual basis in respect of leave earned but not availed based on the number of days of carry forward entitlement at each balance sheet date.

Medical and Leave Travel Assistance benefits

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s medical reimbursement scheme and leave travel assistance is provided on actual basis.

Bonus & Employee''s Short Term Incentive Plan

Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the statutory regulations, agreement with trade union and employee incentive plan as applicable is provided on actual basis as per the relevant terms as determined.

9. Provisions and Contingent Liabilities

Provisions in respect of present obligations arising out of past events are made in the accounts when reliable estimates can be made of the amount of the obligation.

Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of note to the financial statements, after careful evaluation by the management of the facts and legal aspects of the matter involved.

10. Revenue Recognition

Sales are accounted for on the basis of acknowledgements and are stated net of sales tax, freight, insurance and other charges recoverable from customers.

Income from leasing of buildings and related services is recognized at the rates prescribed over the tenure of the lease/service agreement.

Dividend on investments is recognised when the company''s right to receive it is established.

11. Borrowing Costs

Borrowing costs attributable to the acquisition of fixed assets are capitalised till the date of substantial completion of the activities necessary to prepare the relevant asset for its intended use.

Other borrowing costs are charged to profit and loss statement in the year of incurrence.

12. Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transactions.

Assets ( other than fixed assets ) and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are translated at the closing exchange rates.

13. Income Taxes

Current tax is provided on the basis of estimated tax liability, computed as per applicable provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognised, subject to the consideration of prudence in respect of deferred tax assets, on timing differences, being the differences between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.


Mar 31, 2012

1) Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements

The financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (IGAAP) under the historical cost convention as a going concern and on accrual basis and in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Accounting Standards notified under the said Act.

2) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reported period. Differences between the actual results and estimates are recognised in the period in which the results are known or materialised.

3) Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost ( net of refundable taxes or levies ) and include any other attributable cost for bringing the assets to working condition for their intended use. The cost of self-constructed fixed assets are capitalised at the expenditure including an appropriate share of overheads incurred directly for the specific asset.

4) Depreciation

Depreciation on fixed assets is provided by the written down value method in the manner and at the rates prescribed in schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956, except in case of data processing equipments, which is depreciated at a higher rate of 60% as compared to 40% specified in Schedule XIV.

5) Asset Impairment

Provision of impairment loss is recognised to the extent by which the carrying amount of an asset exceed its recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is the higher of an asset's net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is determined on the basis of the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to rise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

6) Investments

Investments classified as long term investments are carried at cost. However provision for diminution is made to recognise a decline, other than temporary in nature, in the carrying amount of such long- term investments. Investments classified as current investments are carried at lower of cost and fair value, computed category-wise.

7) Inventories

Inventories are valued at lower of net realisable value and cost, arrived at on the basis of weighted average cost comprising all cost of purchase, cost of conversion, other costs and where applicable excise duty, in bringing inventories to their present location and condition. Obsolesce is provided on the basis of standard norms.

8) Employee Benefits Long-Term Benefits Provident Fund

Liability on account of the company's obligation under the employee's provident fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary. Any shortfall in the agreed the rate of return is provided for.

Superannuation Fund

Liability on account of the company's obligation under the employee's superannuation fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary.

Gratuity

Liability on account of company's obligation under the employee gratuity plan, a defined benefit plan, is provided on the basis of actuarial valuation.

Fair value of plan assets, being the fund balance on the balance sheet date with Life Insurance Corporation under group gratuity-cum-life assurance policy is recognised as asset.

Current service cost, interest cost and actuarial gains and losses are charged to profit and loss statement.

Past service cost/effect of any curtailment or settlement is charged/credited to the profit and loss statement, as applicable.

Short-Term Benefits Leave Encashment

Liability on account of the company's obligation under the employee's leave policy is provided on actual basis in respect of leave earned but not availed based on the number of days of carry forward entitlement at each balance sheet date.

Medical and Leave Travel Assistance benefits

Liability on account of the company's obligation under the employee's medical reimbursement scheme and leave travel assistance is provided on actual basis.

Bonus & Employee's Short Term Incentive Plan

Liability on account of the company's obligation under the statutory regulations, agreement with trade union and employee incentive plan as applicable is provided on actual basis as per the relevant terms as determined.

9) Provisions and Contingent Liabilities

Provisions in respect of present obligations arising out of past events are made in the accounts when reliable estimates can be made of the amount of the obligation.

' Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of note to the financial statements, after careful evaluation by the management of the facts and legal aspects of the matter involved.

10) Revenue Recognition

Sales are accounted for on the basis of acknowledgements and are stated net of sales tax, freight, insurance and other charges recoverable from customers.

Income from leasing of buildings and related services is recognized at the rates prescribed over the tenure of the lease/service agreement.

Dividend on investments is recognised when the company's right to receive it is established.

11) Borrowing Costs

Borrowing costs attributable to the acquisition of fixed assets are capitalised till the date of substantial completion of the activities necessary to prepare the relevant asset for its intended use.

Other borrowing costs are charged to profit and loss statement in the year of incurrence.

12) Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transactions.

Assets (other than fixed assets ) and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are translated at the closing exchange rates.

13) Income Taxes

Current tax is provided on the basis of estimated tax liability, computed as per applicable provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognised, subject to the consideration of prudence in respect of deferred tax assets, on timing differences, being the differences between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.


Mar 31, 2011

1) Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements : The financial statements have been prepared under historical cost convention on accrual basis and comply with accounting standards referred to in section 211 (3C) and other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956.

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

3) Fixed Assets: Fixed assets are stated at cost (net of refundable taxes or levies) and include any other attributable cost for bringing the assets to working condition for their intended use. The cost of self-constructed fixed assets are capitalised at the expenditure including an appropriate share of overheads incurred directly for the specific asset.

4) Depreciation: Depreciation on fixed assets is provided by the written down value method in the mannerand at the rates prescribed in schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956, except in case of data processing equipments, which is depreciated at a higher rate of 60% as compared to 40% specified in Schedule XIV.

5) Asset Impairment: Provision of impairment loss is recognised to the extent by which the carrying amount of an asset exceed its recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is the higher of an asset''s net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is determined on the basis of the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to rise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life.

6) Investments : Investments classified as long term investments are carried at cost. However provision for diminution is made to recognise a decline, other than temporary in nature, in the carrying amount of such long- term investments. Investments classified as current Investments are carried at lower of cost and fairvalue, computed category-wise.

7) Inventories : Inventories are valued at lower of net realisable value and cost, arrived at on the basis of weighted average cost comprising all cost of purchase, cost of conversion, other costs and where applicable excise duty, in bringing inventories to their present location and condition. Obsolesce is provided on the basis of standard norms.

8) Employee Benefits Long-Term Benefits

Provident Fund: Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s provident fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary. Any shortfall in the agreed the rate of return is provided for.

Superannuation Fund : Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s superannuation fund, a defined

contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary.

Gratuity: Liability on account of company''s obligation under the employee gratuity plan, a defined benefit plan, is provided on the basis of actuarial valuation.

Fair value of plan assets, being the fund balance on the balance sheet date with Life Insurance Corporation under group gratuiiy- cum-life assurance policy is recognised as asset.

Current service cost, interest cost and actuarial gains and losses are charged to profit and loss statement.

Past service cost/effect of any curtailment or settlement is charged/credited to the profit and loss statement, as applicable.

Short-Term Benefits

Leave Encashment: Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s leave policy is provided on actual basis in respect of leave earned but not availed based on the number of days of carry forward entitlement at each balance sheet date.

Medical and Leave Travel Assistance benefits : Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the employee''s medical reimbursement scheme and leave travel assistance is provided on actual basis.

Bonus & Employee''s Short Term Incentive Plan: Liability on account of the company''s obligation under the statutory regulations, agreement with trade union and employee incentive plan as applicable is provided on actual basis as per the relevant terms as determined.

9) Provisions and Contingent Liabilities : Provisions in respect of present obligations arising out of past events are made in the accounts when reliable estimates can be made of the amount of the obligation.

Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of note to the financial statements, after careful evaluation by the management of the facts and legal aspects of the matter involved.

10) Revenue Recognition : Sales are accounted for on the basis of acknowledgements and are stated net of sales tax, freight, insurance and other charges recoverable from customers.

Income from leasing of buildings and related services is recognized at the rates prescribed over the tenure of the lease/service agreement.

Dividend on investments is recognised when the company''s right to receive it is established.

11) Borrowing Costs : Borrowing costs attributable to the acquisition of fixed assets are capitalised till the date of substantial completion of the activities necessary to prepare the relevant asset for its intended use.

Other borrowing costs are charged to profit and loss statement in the year of incurrence.

12) Foreign Currency Transactions: Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transactions.

Assets (other than fixed assets) and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are translated at the closing exchange rates.

13) Income Taxes : Current tax is provided on the basis of estimated tax liability, computed as per applicable provisions of the Income TaxAct,1961.

Deferred tax is recognised, subject to the consideration of prudence in respect of deferred tax assets, on timing differences, being the differences between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.


Mar 31, 2010

1) Basis of Preparation of Financial Statements

The financial staiemenls have been prepared under historical cost convention on accrual basis and comply with accounting standards referred to in section 211 (3C) and other relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956.

2) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities on the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reported period. Differences between the actual results and estimates are recognised in the period in which the results are known or materialised.

3) Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost ( net of refundable taxes or levies ) and include any other attributable cost for bringing the assets to working condition for their intended use. The cost of self-constructed fixed assets are capitalised at the expenditure including an appropriate share of overheads incurred directly for the specific asset.

4) Depreciation

Depreciation on fixed assets is provided by the written down value method in the manner and at the rates prescribed in schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956, except in case of data processing equipments, which is depreciated at a higher rate of 60% as compared to 40% specified in Schedule XIV.

5) Asset Impairment

Provision of impairment loss is recognised to the extent by which the carrying amount of an asset exceed its recoverable amount. Recoverable amount is the higher of an assets net selling price and its value in use. Value in use is determined on the basis of the present value of estimated future cash flows expected to rise from the continuing use of an asset and from its disposal at the end of its useful life |

6) Investments

Investments classified as long term investments are carried at cost. However provision for diminution is made to recognise a decline, other than temporary in nature, in the carrying amount of such long- term investments. Investments classified as current investments are carried at lower of cost and fair value, computed category-wise.

7) Inventories Inventories are valued at lower of net realisable value and cost, arrived at on the basis of weighted average cost comprising all cost ¦ of purchase, cost of conversion, other costs and where applicable excise duty, in bringing inventories to their present location and condition. Obsolensence is provided on the basis of standard norms.

8) Employee Benefits Long-Term Benefits

Provident Fund

Liability on account of the companys obligation under the employees provident fund, a defined contribution plan is charged to profit and loss account an (he basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary. Any shortfall in the agreed rate of return is provided for.

Superannuation Fund

Liability on account of the companys obligation under the employees superannuation fund, a defined contribution plan is charged I to profit and loss account on the basis of actual liability basis calculated as a percentage of salary.

Gratuity

Liability on account of companys obligation under the employee gratuity plan, a defined benefit plan, is provided on the basis of actuarial valuation Fair value of plan assets, being the fund balance on the balance sheet date with Life Insurance Corporation under Group Gratuity- cum-Life Assurance policy is recognised as asset.

Current service cost, interest cost and actuarial gains and losses are charged to profit and loss statement.

Past service cost/effect of any curtailment or settlement is charged/credited to the profit and loss statement, as applicable.

Short-Term Benefits

Leave Encashment

Liability on account of the companys obligation under the employees leave policy is provided on actual basis in respect of leave earned but not availed based on the number of days of carry forward entitlement at each balance sheet date.

Medical and Leave Travel Assistance benefits

Liability on account of the companys obligation under the employees medical reimbursement scheme and leave travel assistance is provided on actual basis.

Bonus & Employees Short Term Incentive Plan

Liability on account of the companys obligation under the statutory regulations, agreement with trade union and employee incentive plan as applicable Is provided on actual basis as per the relevant terms as determined.

9) Provisions and Contingent Liabilities I Provisions in respect of present obligations arising out of past events are made in the accounts when reliable estimates can be , made of the amount of the obligation.

Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of note to the financial statements, after careful evaluation by the management of the facts and legal aspects of the matter involved.

10) Revenue Recognition

Sales are accounted for on the basis of acknowledgements and are stated net of sales tax, freight, insurance and other charges recoverable from customers.

Dividend on investments is recognised when the companys right to receive it is established.

11) Borrowing Costs I Borrowing costs attributable to the acquisition of fixed assets are capitalised till the date of substantial completion of the activities [ necessary to prepare the relevant asset for its intended use, , Other borrowing costs are charged to profit and loss statement in the year of incurrence.

12) Foreign Currency Transactions ! Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transactions.

Assets (other than fixed assets ) and liabilities denominated in foreign currency are translated at the closing exchange rates. |

13) Income Taxes

Current tax is provided on the basis of estimated tax liability, computed as per applicable provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Deferred tax is recognised, subject to the consideration of prudence in respect of deferred tax assets, on timing differences, being I the differences between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

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