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Mar 31, 2015

A. Basis of Accounting

The Financial Statements are prepared and presented in accordance with Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) under the historical cost convention on the accrual basis except for certain financial instruments which are measured at fair values. GAAP comprises 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 applicable) and guidelines issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

b. Use of Estimates

The preparation of Financial Statements is in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles which require management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent Assets and Liabilities at the date of the Financial Statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses for the years presented. Actual results could differ from those estimates.

c. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from software service contracts priced on a time and material basis is recognised on the basis of billable time spent by employees working on the project, priced at the contracted rate.

Revenue in respect of services on fixed price contracts is recognised on milestones achieved as per the terms of specific contracts. Revenue from incomplete contracts is recognized on the proportionate completion method and where no significant uncertainty exists regarding the amount of consideration that will be derived on completion of the contract.

Dividend income from units in mutual funds and from subsidiary companies is recognized when the right to receive payment is established.

Interest on bank deposits is recognised on accrual basis.

d. Tangible Assets

Assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including incidental expenses related to such acquisition and installation.

The company does not capitalize the cost of software acquired specifically for client projects and where there is no enduring benefit to the Company following conclusion of the project. Such software is charged to the Statement of Profit & Loss Account in the year in which the software is acquired.

Intangible Assets

Product Development Costs

Product development cost represents direct cost incurred by the Company for developing new products. Research costs are expensed as incurred. Development expenditure incurred on an individual product is carried forward when its future recoverability can reasonably be regarded as assured. The expenditure incurred is carried forward under capital work in progress till the product is commercially completed thereafter it is charged off over the expected useful life of product.

The carrying value of development costs is reviewed for impairment annually when the asset is not yet in use, and otherwise when events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying value may not be recoverable.

e. Depreciation

Depreciation on all fixed assets is provided on the straight-line method over the estimated useful life of the assets as specified in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013.

Depreciation on addition to fixed assets is provided on pro-rata basis from the date the assets are put to use. Depreciation on sale/deduction from fixed assets is provided for up to the date of sale, deduction, discernment as the case may be.

f. Investments

Long term Investments are stated at cost, less provision for diminution in value of investments, which is considered to be permanent. Current investments are stated at lower of cost or fair market value (determined on the specific identification basis). Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including brokerage and stamp duty.

g. Leases

Finance Lease

Assets acquired under leases where the lessee has substantially acquired all the risks and rewards of ownership, are classified as finance lease. Such assets are capitalized at the inception of the lease at the lower of fair value or the present value of minimum lease payment and the liability is created for the equivalent amount. Each lease rental paid is allocated between liability and interest cost, so as to obtain a constant periodic rate of interest on the outstanding liability for each period.

Operating Lease

Assets taken on lease under which the lessor effectively retain all significant risks and rewards of ownership are classified as operating leases. Lease payment made under operating lease are recognized as expenses in Statement of Profit & Loss in accordance with the lease agreement.

h. Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions denominated in Foreign Currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction. The Financial Statements of foreign branches of the Company are translated and recorded in the functional currency of the Company.

Monetary items denominated in Foreign Currencies at the year-end are translated at the exchange rates in accordance with AS 11. Non-monetary items denominated in foreign currencies are carried at cost.

Any income or expense on account of exchange differences either on settlement or on translation of transactions other than those relating to fixed assets acquired from sources outside India is recognized in the Statement of Profit & Loss. Gain or loss on translation of long-term liabilities incurred to acquire fixed assets from sources outside India is treated, as an adjustment to the carrying cost of related fixed assets.

i. Retirement Benefits

Company's contribution to Provident Fund is charged to the Statement of Profit & Loss.

Gratuity and Leave payable to eligible employees is accounted on the basis of an actuarial valuation as at the Balance Sheet Date and funded from Company's own resources.

j. Earnings per Share

Basic Earnings Per Share are calculated by dividing the Net Profit or Loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders by the Weighted Average number of equity shares outstanding during the year.

For calculating Diluted Earnings Per Share, the Net Profit or Loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders and the Weighted Average Number of shares outstanding during the year are adjusted for the effects of all Dilutive Potential Equity Shares.

k. Income Taxes

Income taxes are accounted for on the basis of estimated taxes payable and adjusted for timing differences between the taxable income and accounting income as reported in the Financial Statements. Current Income Tax has been provided at the enacted tax rates on income not exempt under the tax holiday.

Income taxes consist of current taxes, adjustment to Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) recoverable and changes in Deferred Tax Liabilities and Assets.

Deferred Tax Assets or Liabilities in respect of timing differences which originate during the tax holiday period but reverse after the tax holiday are recognized in the year in which the timing differences originate if they result in taxable amounts. Deferred tax assets or liabilities are established at the enacted tax rates. Changes in the enacted rates are recognized in the year of enactment.

Deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is a reasonable certainty that they will be realized and are reviewed for the appropriateness of their respective carrying values at each Balance Sheet date.

l. Impairment of Assets

Whenever events indicate that assets may be impaired, the assets are subject to a test of recoverability based on estimates of future cash flows arising from continuing use of such assets and from its ultimate disposal. A provision for impairment loss is recognised where it is probable that the carrying value of an asset exceeds the amount to be recovered through use or sale of the asset.

Where at the Balance Sheet date there is an indication that if a previously assessed impairment loss no longer exists, the recoverable amount is reassessed and recognized.

m. Transfer Pricing Regulation

The Company has undertaken necessary steps to comply with transfer pricing regulations. The management is of the opinion that the international transactions are at arm's length & hence the aforesaid regulation will not have any impact on the Financial Statements, particularly on the amount of tax expense & that of the provision for taxation.

n. Material Events

Material events occurring after the Balance Sheet date are taken into cognizance.




Mar 31, 2014

A. Basis of Preparation

The Consolidated Financial Statements have been prepared by the company in accordance with the requirements of Accounting Standard (AS) 21, Consolidated Financial Statements prescribed by the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and in accordance with the Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, to the extent applicable.

b. Background

Infinite Computer Solutions (India) Limited ('the Company'), a Public Limited Company, is a global service provider of Application Management Outsourcing, Remote Infrastructure Management Services, R&D and Intellectual Property Leveraged Solutions and related IT Services.

The accompanying financial statements reflect the results of the activities undertaken by the Company during the year ended March 31, 2014.

c. Principles of Consolidation

These consolidated financial statements relate to Infinite Computer Solutions (India) Limited, the Parent Company, and its subsidiaries, together referred to in these financial statements as "The Group", which are as below:

Name of the Subsidiary Company Country of Incorporation

1 Infinite Computer Solutions Pte. Ltd. Singapore

2 Infinite Computer Solutions Inc. USA

3 Infinite Computer Solutions Sdn, Bhd, Malaysia

4 Infinite Computer Solut (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. China

5 Infinite Computer Solutions Ltd. United Kingdom

6 Infinite Data Systems UK Ltd. United Kingdom

7 India Comnet International Pvt Ltd. India

8 Infinite Convergence Solutions Inc. USA

9 Infinite Infocomplex Pvt. Ltd. India

10 Infinite Infoworld Ltd. India

11 Infinite Infopark Ltd. India

12 Infinite Techhub Limited India

13 Infinite Techworld Limited India

14 Infinite Infocity Limited India

Name of the Subsidiary Company Percentage of Ownership Interest as at 31st Mar, 2014

1 Infinite Computer Solutions Pte. Ltd. 100%

2 Infinite Computer Solutions Inc. 100%

3 Infinite Computer Solutions Sdn, Bhd, 100%

4 Infinite Computer Solut (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. 100%

5 Infinite Computer Solutions Ltd. 100%

6 Infinite Data Systems UK Ltd. 100%

100% Subsidiary 7 India Comnet International Pvt Ltd. of Sr. No. 2

8 Infinite Convergence Solutions Inc. 100%

9 Infinite Infocomplex Pvt. Ltd. 100%

10 Infinite Infoworld Ltd. 100%

11 Infinite Infopark Ltd. 100%

12 Infinite Techhub Limited 100%

13 Infinite Techworld Limited 100%

14 Infinite Infocity Limited 100%

Name of the Subsidiary Company Percentage of Ownership Interest as at 31st Mar, 2013

1 Infinite Computer Solutions Pte. Ltd. 100%

2 Infinite Computer Solutions Inc. 100%

3 Infinite Computer Solutions Sdn, Bhd, 100%

4 Infinite Computer Solut (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. 100%

5 Infinite Computer Solutions Ltd. 100%

6 Infinite Data Systems UK Ltd. 100%

100% Subsidiary 7 India Comnet International Pvt Ltd. of Sr. No. 2

8 Infinite Convergence Solutions Inc. 100%

9 Infinite Infocomplex Pvt. Ltd. 100%

10 Infinite Infoworld Ltd. 100%

11 Infinite Infopark Ltd. 100%

12 Infinite Techhub Limited 100%

13 Infinite Techworld Limited 100%

14 Infinite Infocity Limited 100%

Subsidiary companies are those in which Infinite Computer Solutions (India) Limited, directly or indirectly, has an interest of more than 50% of the voting power or otherwise has power to exercise control over the operations.

All material inter-company transactions, balances and unrealized surplus and deficit on transactions between group companies are eliminated. Consistency in adoption of accounting policies among all group companies is ensured to the extent practicable.

d. Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles in India, the accounting standards prescribed by the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, as adopted consistently by the company.

The Company follows the mercantile system of accounting and recognizes items of income and expenditure on accrual basis.

e. Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements are in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles and requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses for the years presented. Actual results could differ from those estimates.

f. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from software development contracts priced on a time and material basis is recognized on the basis of billable time spent by employees working on the project, priced at the contracted rate.

Revenue in respect of services on fixed price contracts is recognized on milestones achieved as per the terms of specific contracts. Revenue from incomplete contracts is recognized on the proportionate completion method and where no significant uncertainty exists regarding the amount of consideration that will be derived on completion of the contract.

Dividend income from units in mutual funds and from subsidiary companies is recognised upon receipt.

Interest on bank deposits is recognised on accrual basis.

g. Note on disclosure in accounts regarding presentation of certain items of consultant labour expenditure

The following expenses incurred by Infinite Computer Solutions Inc., USA during the year have not been separately shown as forming part of Consultant Labour Expense but have been netted off and reduced from the Consulting and Project Revenue in the Profit and Loss Account. The netting-off of expenses as aforesaid is primarily in respect of revenue yielding transactions with clients where the Company is a Core Vendor and where under other sub-tier vendors who provide services to such clients are also required to route their billing and collection transactions through the Company as per the internal policies of such clients. The Company does not expend any marketing effort nor does it exercise any direct control or supervision on the subsidiary vendor resources. The Company charges and retains an agreed margin in the nature of a fee from such clients where the Company is a core vendor for allowing the subsidiary vendors to route their business through the Company. Considering the nature of the above-referred business, the Company is of the opinion that only the margin from these transactions should be recognized as the turnover of the Company and not the gross revenue from these transactions for more appropriate presentation of the financial statements. Accordingly, the expenses incurred by the subsidiary vendors are not separately shown but netted-off from the Consulting and Project Revenues. The particulars of such pass-through transactions along with balances in debtors and creditors relating thereto are as follows:

Rs.in Million

Year ended Year ended 31st Mar, 2014 31st Mar, 2013

Pass-through Revenue 4786.75 4976.94

Cost of Pass-through Revenue 4636.04 4804.72

Margin of Pass-through Revenue 150.71 172.23

Debtors Pertaining to Pass-through Revenue 970.99 614.15

Pass through debtors in unbilled Revenue 142.73 143.14

Creditors Pertaining to Pass-through Revenue 806.51 665.46

Pass-through creditors lying in provision 288.15 215.36

h. Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including incidental expenses related to such acquisition and installation.

The company does not capitalize the cost of software acquired specifically for client projects and where there is no enduring benefit to the company following conclusion of the project. Such software is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which the software is acquired.

i. Depreciation

Depreciation on all fixed assets is provided on the straight-line method over the estimated useful life of the assets at rates specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Depreciation on addition to fixed assets is provided on pro-rata basis from the date the assets are put to use. Depreciation on sale/deduction from fixed assets is provided for upto the dates of sale, deduction, discard, as the case may be.

All assets costing Rs. 5,000 or below are depreciated in full by way of a onetime depreciation charge. Leasehold improvements are amortized over the period of lease.

j. Intangibles

Product development costs

Product development cost represents direct cost incurred by the Group for developing new product. Research costs are expensed as incurred. Development expenditure incurred on an individual product is carried forward when its future recoverability can reasonably be regarded as assured. The expenditure incurred is carried forward under capital work in progress till the product is ready to be marketed. Expenditure carried forward is charged off over the expected useful life of product beginning in the month when revenue from the product starts accruing.

The carrying value of development costs is reviewed for impairment annually when the asset is not yet in use, and otherwise when events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying value may not be recoverable.

Goodwill arising on amalgamation of Subsidiary - Comnet International Co has been ammortised over a period of 10 years.

k. Leases

Operating lease: Lease rentals are expensed with reference to lease terms.

Finance Lease: The lower of the fair value of the assets and the present value of the minimum lease rentals is capitalized as fixed assets with corresponding amount shown as lease liability. The principal component in the lease rental is adjusted against the lease liability and the interest component is charged to profit and loss account.

l. Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction. The financial statements of foreign branches of the company are translated and recorded in the functional currency of the company. Monetary items denominated in foreign currencies at the year-end are translated at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the Balance Sheet. Non-monetary items denominated in foreign currencies are carried at cost.

Any income or expense on account of exchange differences either on settlement or on translation of transactions other than those relating to fixed assets acquired from sources outside India is recognized in the Profit and Loss Account. Gain or loss on translation of long-term liabilities incurred to acquire fixed assets from sources outside India is treated, as an adjustment to the carrying cost of related fixed assets.

Foreign operations of the Company are non-integral in nature. The translation of the functional currency in to the reporting currency is performed for balance sheet accounts using the exchange rates in effect at the balance sheet date and for revenue and expense accounts using an appropriate daily simple average exchange rate for the respective period. The gain or loss resulting from such translations is accumulated in a foreign currency translation reserve.

The following forward contracts are outstanding as on March 31, 2014:

* For USD - 4.00 Million (Rs. 240.40 Million)

m. Statement of Utilization of IPO Funds

Rs. in Million

As on 31st Mar, 2014

Amount raised through IPO 946.43

Share Issue expenses paid 70.72

Net proceeds 875.71

Deployment

Repayment of Debts 83.00

Acquisition 380.00

Capital expenditure 264.69

General Corporate Purpose 148.02

Total 875.71

n. Retirement Benefits

Holding Company and its Indian Subsidiary

a. Provident Fund eligible employees receive benefits from Provident Fund which is a defined contribution plan. Both the employees and the company make monthly contributions to the provident fund authorities, equal to specified percentage of eligible covered employees' salary. The company has no other obligation other than the monthly contribution.

b. Gratuity in the case of the holding company the gratuity payable to employee is accounted for on the basis of an actuarial valuation as at the balance sheet date.

In the case of its Indian subsidiary India Comnet International Pvt. Ltd . the liabilities with regard to gratuity plan are determined by actuarial valuation as at the Balance Sheet date based upon which the company contributes all the ascertained liabilities to LIC, who are the trustees / administrator of the plan.

c. Leave Encashment

Liabilities on account of encashment of leave to employees is provided on the basis of actuarial valuation.

Subsidiaries in US

The company has a saving and investment plan under section 401(k) of the internal revenue code of the United States of America. This is a defined contribution plan. Contributions are charged to income in the period in which they accrue.

Subsidiary in Singapore

As per the local laws of Singapore, employers are required to contribute up to 13% of the basic salary of the employees. The company contributes to the fund approved by the government of Singapore.

o. Earnings per Share

Basic earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year.

For calculating diluted earnings per share, the net profit or loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders and the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the year are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares.

Amount in Rs.

Particulars Year ended Year ended 31st Mar, 2014 31st Mar, 2013

Net Profit /(Loss) Rs. 898,018,064 1,307,398,769

Weighted average number of 41,329,029 42,559,995 share outstanding

Nominal value of Equity shares Rs. 10 10

Basic Earnings per share Rs. 21.73 30.72

Diluted Earnings Per Share 21.73 30.72

p. Impairment of Assets

Whenever events indicate that assets may be impaired, the assets are subject to a test of recoverability based on estimates of future cash flows arising from continuing use of such assets and from its ultimate disposal. A provision for impairment loss is recognized where it is probable that the carrying value of an asset exceeds the amount to be recovered through use or sale of the asset.

q. Income Taxes

Income taxes consist of current taxes, adjustment to Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) recoverable and changes in deferred tax liabilities and assets.

Income taxes are accounted for on the basis of estimated taxes payable and adjusted for timing differences between the taxable income and accounting income as reported in the financial statements. Timing differences between the taxable income and the accounting income as at March 31, 2014 that reverse in one or more subsequent years are recognized if they result in taxable amounts. Deferred tax assets or liabilities are provided at the enacted tax rates. Changes in the enacted rates are recognized in the period of enactment.

Deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is a reasonable certainty that they will be realized and are reviewed for the appropriateness of their respective carrying values at each balance sheet date.

r. Miscellaneous Expenditure

Preliminary expenses incurred on incorporation of the company are deferred and amortized over a period of ten years.

s. Material Events

Material events occurring after the Balance Sheet date are taken into cognizance.


Mar 31, 2013

I. Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in India, the accounting standards issued under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, as adopted consistently by the company.

The Company follows the mercantile system of accounting and recognizes items of incomeand expenditureon accrual basis.

ii. Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements is in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles which require management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses for the years presented. Actual results coulddifferfrom those estimates.

iii. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from software Service contracts priced on a time and material basis is recognised on the basis of billable time spent by employees working on the project, priced at the contracted rate.

Revenue in respect of services on fixed price contracts is recognised on milestones achieved as per the terms of specific contracts. Revenue from incomplete contracts is recognized on the proportionate completion method and where no significant uncertainty exists rega rding the amount of consideration that will be derived on completion of the contract.

Dividend incomefrom units in mutual fundsand from subsidiary companies is recognised upon receipt.

Interest on bankdeposits is recognised on accrual basis.

iv. Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including incidental expenses related to such acquisition and installation.

The company does not capitalize the cost of software acquired specifically for client projects and where there is no enduring benefit to the company following conclusion of the project. Such software is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which the software is acquired.

v. Depreciation

Depreciation on all fixed assets is provided on the straight-line method over the estimated useful life of the assets at rates specified in ScheduleXIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Depreciation on addition to fixed assets is provided on pro-rata basis from the date the assets are put to use. Depreciation on sale/deduction from fixed assets is provided forupto the date of sale, deduction, discernment asthe case may be.

All assets costing Rs. 5,000 or below are depreciated in full by way of a onetime depreciation charge. Leasehold improvements are amortized overthe period of lease.

Intangibles

Product development costs

Product development cost represents direct cost incurred by the Company for developing new products. Research costs are expensed as incurred. Development expenditure incurred on an individual product is carried forward when its future recoverability can reasonably be regarded as assured.The expenditure incurred is carried forward under capital work in progress till the product is commercially completed thereafter it is charged off over the expected useful life of product.

The carrying value of development costs is reviewed for impairment annually when the asset is not yet in use, and otherwise when events or changes in circumstances indicate thatthecarrying value may not be recoverable.

vi. Leases

Lease rentals are expensed with reference to lease terms.

vii. Investments

Long term investments are stated at cost, less provision for diminution in value of investments, which is considered to be permanent. Current investments are stated at lower of cost or fair market value (determined on the specific identification basis). Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including brokerage and stamp duty.

viii. Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction.The financial statements of foreign branches ofthe company are translated and recorded in the functional currency of the company.

Monetary items denominated in foreign currencies at the year-end are translated at the exchange rates in accordance with AS 11. Non-monetary items denominated in foreign currenciesare carried at cost.

Any income or expense on account of exchange differences either on settlement or on translation of transactions other than those relating to fixed assets acquired from sources outside India is recognized in the Profit and Loss Account. Gain or loss on translation of long-term liabilities incurred to acquire fixed assets from sources outside India is treated, asanadjustmentto the carrying cost of related fixed assets.

ix. Retirement Benefits

Company''s contribution to Provident Fu nd is charged to the Profit & Loss Accou nt.

Gratuity and Leave eligibility payable to employees is accounted for on the basis of an actuarial valuation as at the balance sheet date.

x. Earnings per Share

Basic earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the quarter attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during thequarter.

For calculating diluted earnings per share, the net profit or loss for the quarter attributable to equity shareholders and the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the quarter are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares.

xi. ImpairmentofAssets

Whenever events indicate that assets may be impaired, the assets are subject to a test of recoverability based on estimates of future cash flows arising from continuing use of such assets and from its ultimate disposal. A provision for impairment loss is recognised where it is probable that the carrying value of an asset exceeds the amount to be recovered through use orsale ofthe asset.

Where at the Balance Sheet date there is an indication that if a previously assessed impairment loss no longer exists, the recoverable amount is reassessed and recognized.

xii. IncomeTaxes

Income taxes are accounted for on the basis of estimated taxes payable and adjusted for timing differences between the taxable income and accounting income as reported in the financial statements. Current income tax has been provided at the enacted tax rates on income not exempt underthe tax holiday.

Income taxes consist of current taxes, adjustment to Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) recoverable and changes in deferred tax liabilities and assets.

Deferred taxassets or liabilities in respect of timing differences which originate during the tax holiday quarter but reverse after the tax holiday are recognized in theyear in which the timing differences originate if they result in taxable amounts. Deferred taxassets or liabilities are established at the enacted tax rates. Changes in the enacted rates are recognized in the quarter of enactment.

Deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is a reasonable certainty that they will be realized and are reviewed for the appropriateness of their respective carrying values at each balancesheet date.

xiii. Transfer Pricing Regulation

The Company has undertaken necessary steps to comply with transfer pricing regulations. The management is of the opinion that the international transactions are at arm''s length & hence the aforesaid regulation will not have any impact on the financial statements, particularly on the amount of tax expense & that of the provision fortaxation.

xiv. Material Events

Material events occurring after the Balance Sheet date are taken into cognizance.


Mar 31, 2012

I) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in India, the accounting standards issued under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, as adopted consistently by the company.

The Company follows the mercantile system of accounting and recognises items of income and expenditure on accrual basis.

ii) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements is in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles which require management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses for the years presented. Actual results could differ from those estimates.

iii) Revenue Recognition

Revenue from software Service contracts priced on a time and material basis is recognised on the basis of billable time spent by employees working on the project, priced at the contracted rate.

Revenue in respect of services on fixed price contracts is recognised on milestones achieved as per the terms of specific contracts. Revenue from incomplete contracts is recognized on the proportionate completion method and where no significant uncertainty exists regarding the amount of consideration that will be derived on completion of the contract.

Dividend income from units in mutual funds and from subsidiary companies is recognised upon receipt.

Interest on bank deposits is recognised on accrual basis.

iv) Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including incidental expenses related to such acquisition and installation.

The company does not capitalize the cost of software acquired specifically for client projects and where there is no enduring benefit to the company following conclusion of the project. Such software is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which the software is acquired.

v) Depreciation

Depreciation on all fixed assets is provided on the straight-line method over the estimated useful life of the assets at rates specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Depreciation on addition to fixed assets is provided on pro-rata basis from the date the assets are put to use. Depreciation on sale/deduction from fixed assets is provided for up to the date of sale, deduction, discernment as the case may be.

All assets costing Rs. 5,000 or below are depreciated in full by way of a onetime depreciation charge. Leasehold improvements are amortized over the period of lease.

Intangibles

Product development costs

Product development cost represents direct cost incurred by the Company for developing new products. Research costs are expensed as incurred. Development expenditure incurred on an individual product is carried forward when its future recoverability can reasonably be regarded as assured. The expenditure incurred is carried forward under capital work in progress till the product is commercially completed thereafter it is charged off over the expected useful life of product.

The carrying value of development costs is reviewed for impairment annually when the asset is not yet in use, and otherwise when events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying value may not be recoverable.

i) Leases

Lease rentals are expensed with reference to lease terms.

ii) Investments

Long term investments are stated at cost, less provision for diminution in value of investments, which is considered to be permanent. Current investments are stated at lower of cost or fair market value (determined on the specific identification basis). Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including brokerage and stamp duty.

iii) Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction. The financial statements of foreign branches of the company are translated and recorded in the functional currency of the company.

Monetary items denominated in foreign currencies at the year-end are translated at the exchange rates in accordance with AS 11. Non-monetary items denominated in foreign currencies are carried at cost.

Any income or expense on account of exchange differences either on settlement or on translation of transactions other than those relating to fixed assets acquired from sources outside India is recognized in the Profit and Loss Account. Gain or loss on translation of long-term liabilities incurred to acquire fixed assets from sources outside India is treated, as an adjustment to the carrying cost of related fixed assets.

iv) Retirement Benefits

Company's contribution to Provident Fund is charged to the Profit & Loss Account.

Gratuity and Leave eligibility payable to employees is accounted for on the basis of an actuarial valuation as at the balance sheet date.

v) Earnings per Share

Basic earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the period attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

For calculating diluted earnings per share, the net profit or loss for the period attributable to equity shareholders and the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares.

vi) Impairment of Assets

Whenever events indicate that assets may be impaired, the assets are subject to a test of recoverability based on estimates of future cash flows arising from continuing use of such assets and from its ultimate disposal. A provision for impairment loss is recognised where it is probable that the carrying value of an asset exceeds the amount to be recovered through use or sale of the asset.

Where at the Balance Sheet date there is an indication that if a previously assessed impairment loss no longer exists, the recoverable amount is reassessed and recognized.

vii) Income Taxes

Income taxes consist of current taxes and changes in deferred tax liabilities and assets.

Income taxes are accounted for on the basis of estimated taxes payable and adjusted for timing differences between the taxable income and accounting income as reported in the financial statements. Current income tax has been provided at the enacted tax rates on income not exempt under the tax holiday.

Deferred tax assets or liabilities in respect of timing differences which originate during the tax holiday period but reverse after the tax holiday are recognised in the year in which the timing differences originate if they result in taxable amounts. Deferred tax assets or liabilities are established at the enacted tax rates. Changes in the enacted rates are recognised in the period of enactment.

Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty that they will be realised and are reviewed for the appropriateness of their respective carrying values at each balance sheet date.

viii) Transfer Pricing Regulation

The Company has undertaken necessary steps to comply with transfer pricing regulations. The management is of the opinion that the international transactions are at arm's length and hence the aforesaid regulation will not have any impact on the financial statements, particularly on the amount of tax expense and that of the provision for taxation.

ix) Miscellaneous Expenditure

Preliminary expenses incurred on incorporation of the company are deferred and amortised over a period of ten years.

x) Material Events

Material events occurring after the Balance Sheet date are taken into cognizance.


Mar 31, 2011

I) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in India, the accounting standards issued under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, as adopted consistently by the Company.

The Company follows the mercantile system of accounting and recognises items of income and expenditure on accrual basis.

ii) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements is in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles which require Management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses for the years presented. Actual results could differ from those estimates.

iii) Revenue Recognition

Revenue from software development contracts priced on a time and material basis is recognised on the basis of billable time spent by employees working on the project, priced at the contracted rate.

Revenue in respect of services on fixed price contracts is recognised on milestones achieved as per the terms of specific contracts. Revenue from incomplete contracts is recognized on the proportionate completion method and where no significant uncertainty exists regarding the amount of consideration that will be derived on completion of the contract.

Dividend income from units in mutual funds is recognised on receipt.

Interest on bank deposits is recognised on accrual basis.

iv) Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including incidental expenses related to such acquisition and installation.

The Company does not capitalize the cost of software acquired specifically for client projects and where there is no enduring benefit to the Company following conclusion of the project. Such software is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which the software is acquired.

v) Depreciation

Depreciation on all fixed assets is provided on the straight-line method over the estimated useful life of the assets at rates specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Depreciation on addition to fixed assets is provided on pro-rata basis from the date the assets are put to use. Depreciation on sale/deduction from fixed assets is provided for up to the date of sale, deduction, discernment as the case may be.

All assets costing Rs. 5,000 or below are depreciated in full by way of a onetime depreciation charge. Leasehold improvements are amortized over the period of lease.

vi) Intangibles Product Development Costs

Product development cost represents direct cost incurred by the Company for developing new products. Research costs are expensed as incurred. Development expenditure incurred on an individual product is carried forward when its future recoverability can reasonably be regarded as assured. The expenditure incurred is carried forward under capital work in progress till the product is commercially completed thereafter it is charged off over the expected useful life of product.

The carrying value of development costs is reviewed for impairment annually when the asset is not yet in use, and otherwise when events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying value may not be recoverable.

vii) Leases

Lease rentals are expensed with reference to lease terms.

viii) Investments

Long term investments are stated at cost, less provision for diminution in value of investments, which is considered to be permanent. Current investments are stated at lower of cost or fair market value (determined on the specific identification basis). Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including brokerage and stamp duty.

ix) Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions denominated in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction. The financial statements of foreign branches of the Company are translated and recorded in the functional currency of the Company.

Monetary items denominated in foreign currencies at the year-end are translated at the exchange rates in accordance with AS 11. Non-monetary items denominated in foreign currencies are carried at cost.

Any income or expense on account of exchange differences either on settlement or on translation of transactions other than those relating to fixed assets acquired from sources outside India is recognized in the Profit and Loss Account. Gain or loss on translation of long-term liabilities incurred to acquire fixed assets from sources outside India is treated as an adjustment to the carrying cost of related fixed assets.

x) Retirement Benefits

Company's contribution to Provident Fund is charged to the Profit & Loss Account.

Gratuity and Leave eligibility payable to employees is accounted for on the basis of an actuarial valuation as at the balance sheet date.

xi) Earnings per Share

Basic earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the period attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

For calculating diluted earnings per share, the net profit or loss for the period attributable to equity shareholders and the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares.

xii) Impairment of Assets

Whenever events indicate that assets may be impaired, the assets are subject to a test of recoverability based on estimates of future cash flows arising from continuing use of such assets and from its ultimate disposal. A provision for impairment loss is recognised where it is probable that the carrying value of an asset exceeds the amount to be recovered through use or sale of the asset.

Where at the Balance Sheet date there is an indication that if a previously assessed impairment loss no longer exists, the recoverable amount is reassessed and recognized.

xiii) Income Taxes

Income taxes consist of current taxes and changes in deferred tax liabilities and assets.

Income taxes are accounted for on the basis of estimated taxes payable and adjusted for timing differences between the taxable income and accounting income as reported in the financial statements. Current income tax has been provided at the enacted tax rates on income not exempt under the tax holiday.

Deferred tax assets or liabilities in respect of timing differences which originate during the tax holiday period but reverse after the tax holiday are recognised in the year in which the timing differences originate if they result in taxable amounts. Deferred tax assets or liabilities are established at the enacted tax rates. Changes in the enacted rates are recognised in the period of enactment.

Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty that they will be realised and are reviewed for the appropriateness of their respective carrying values at each balance sheet date.

xiv) Transfer Pricing Regulation

The Company has undertaken necessary steps to comply with transfer pricing regulations. The Management is of the opinion that the international transactions are at arms length & hence the aforesaid regulation will not have any impact on the financial statements, particularly on the amount of tax expense & that of the provision for taxation.

xv) Miscellaneous Expenditure

Preliminary expenses incurred on incorporation of the Company are deferred and amortised over a period of ten years.

xvi) Material Events

Material events occurring after the Balance Sheet date are taken into cognizance.


Mar 31, 2010

I) Basis of Accounting

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in India, the accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, as adopted consistently by the Company.

The Company follows the mercantile system of accounting and recognises items of income and expenditure on accrual basis.

ii) Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses for the years presented. Actual results could differ from those estimates.

iii) Revenue Recognition

Revenue from software development contracts priced on a time and material basis is recognised on the basis of billable time spent by employees working on the project, priced at the contracted rate.

Revenue in respect of services on fixed price contracts is recognised on milestones achieved as per the terms of specific contracts. Revenue from incomplete contracts is recognized on the proportionate completion method and where no significant uncertainty exists regarding the amount of consideration that will be derived on completion of the contract.

Dividend income from units in mutual funds is recognised on receipt.

Interest on bank deposits is recognised on accrual basis.

iv) Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including incidental expenses related to such acquisition and installation.

The Company does not capitalize the cost of software acquired specifically for client projects and where there is no enduring benefit to the Company following conclusion of the project. Such software is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which the software is acquired.

v) Depreciation

Depreciation on all fixed assets is provided on the straight-line method over the estimated useful life of the assets at rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

Depreciation on addition to fixed assets is provided on pro-rata basis from the date the assets are put to use. Depreciation on sale/deduction from fixed assets is provided for up to the date of sale, deduction, discernment as the case may be.

All assets costing Rs. 5,000 or below are depreciated in full by way of a onetime depreciation charge. Leasehold improvements are amortized over the period of lease.

vi Intangibles Product Development Costs

Product development costs represents direct costs incurred by the Company for developing new products. Research costs are expensed as incurred. Development expenditure incurred on an individual product is carried forward when its future recoverability can reasonably be regarded as assured. The expenditure incurred is carried forward under capital work in progress till the product is commercially completed thereafter it is charged off over the expected useful life of product.

The carrying value of development costs is reviewed for impairment annually when the asset is not yet in use, and otherwise when events or changes in circumstances indicate that the carrying value may not be recoverable.

vii) Leases

Lease rentals are expensed with reference to lease terms.

viii) Investments

Long term investments are stated at cost, less provision for diminution in value of investments, which is considered to be permanent. Current investments are stated at lower of cost or fair market value (determined on the specific identification basis). Cost includes original cost of acquisition, including brokerage and stamp duty.

ix) Retirement Benefits

Companys contribution to Provident Fund is charged to the Profit & Loss Account.

Gratuity and Leave eligibility payable to employees is accounted for on the basis of an actuarial valuation as at the balance sheet date.

x) Earnings perShare

Basic earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the year.

For calculating diluted earnings per share, the net profit or loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders and the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the year are adjusted for the effects of all dilutive potential equity shares.

xi) Impairment of Assets

Whenever events indicate that assets may be impaired, the assets are subject to a test of recoverability based on estimates of future cash flows arising from continuing use of such assets and from its ultimate disposal. A provision for impairment loss is recognised where it is probable that the carrying value of an asset exceeds the amount to be recovered through use or sale of the asset.

Where at the Balance Sheet date there is an indication that if a previously assessed impairment loss no longer exists, the recoverable amount is reassessed and recognized.

xii) Income Taxes

Income taxes consist of current taxes and changes in deferred tax liabilities and assets.

Income taxes are accounted for on the basis of estimated taxes payable and adjusted for timing differences between the taxable income and accounting income as reported in the financial statements. Current income tax has been provided at the enacted tax rates on income not exempt under the tax holiday.

Deferred tax assets or liabilities in respect of timing differences which originate during the tax holiday period but reverse after the tax holiday are recognised in the year in which the timing differences originate, if they result in taxable amounts. Deferred tax assets or liabilities are established at the enacted tax rates.

Changes in the enacted rates are recognised in the period of enactment.

Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty that they will be realised and are reviewed for the appropriateness of their respective carrying values at each balance sheet date.

xiii) Transfer Pricing Regulations

The Company has undertaken necessary steps to comply with transfer pricing regulations. The management is of the opinion that the international transactions are at arms length and hence the aforesaid regulations will not have any impact on the financial statements, particularly on the amount of tax expense and that of the provision for taxation.

xiv) Miscellaneous Expenditure

Preliminary expenses incurred on incorporation of the Company are deferred and amortised over a period often years.

xv) Material Events

Material events occurring after the Balance Sheet date are taken into cognizance.

 
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