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Accounting Policies of Inox Wind Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2016

1. CORPORATE INFORMATION

In ox Wind Limited (the "Company") is engaged in the business of manufacture of Wind Turbine Generators ("WTGs"). It also provides Erection, Procurement & Commissioning ("EPC"), Operations & Maintenance ("O&M") and Common Infrastructure Facilities services for WTGs. The area of operations of the Company is within India. The Company is a subsidiary of Gujarat Fluor chemicals Limited. The Company has made an Initial Public Offer (IPO) during the year ended 31st March 2015 (see Note No. 34). Fresh equity shares were allotted on 30th March, 2015 and the equity shares of the Company were listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India on 19th April, 2015.

2. BASIS OF PREPARATION

These financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles in India, under the historical cost convention and on accrual basis. These financial statements comply in all material respects with the applicable accounting standards specified under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.

Figures of the previous year have been regrouped or reclassified, wherever necessary, to confirm with the classification for the current year.

3. SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES

(A) REVENUE RECOGNITION:

Revenue from sale of products is recognized when the significant risks and rewards of ownership of goods have passed on to the customers in terms of the respective contracts for supply. Sales are net of sales return/cancellation and discounts. Revenue from Erection, Procurement and Commissioning contracts is recognized on completion of services, in terms of the contract. Revenue from Operations & Maintenance and Common Infrastructure Facilities contracts is recognized prorate over the period of the contract, as per the terms of the contract. Income on sale of electricity generated is recognized on the basis of actual units generated and transmitted to the purchaser. Revenue is net of taxes.

Interest income is recognized on a time proportion basis. Dividend income is recognized when the unconditional right to receive the dividend is established. Insurance claims are recognized to the extent there is a reasonable certainty of the reliability of the claim amount.

(B) FIXED Assets:

Freehold land is carried at cost. Leasehold land is carried at cost, comprising of lease premium and expenses on acquisition thereof, as reduced by accumulated amortization. Other fixed assets are carried at cost less accumulated depreciation. Cost comprises of purchase price / cost of construction, including non-refundable taxes and levies, and any expenses attributable to bring the asset to its working condition for its intended use. Intangible assets are recorded at the cost of acquisition of such assets and are carried at cost less accumulated amortization. Borrowing costs directly attributable to acquisition or construction of qualifying fixed assets are capitalized.

(C) depreciation and amortization:

I. On tangible assets -

Cost of leasehold land is amortized over the period of lease. Depreciation on other fixed assets, excluding freehold land, is provided on straight line method at the rates determined as per the useful lives prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013.

II. On intangible assets -

Cost of technical know-how is amortized equally over a period of ten years. Cost of software is amortized equally over a period of six years.

(D) IMPAIRMENT OF ASSETS:

Consideration is given at each Balance Sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of the Company''s assets and impairment loss is recognized wherever the carrying amount of an asset exceeds its recoverable amount.

(E) INVESTMENTS:

Long term investments are carried at cost. Provision for diminution is made to recognize a decline, other than temporary, in the values of investments. Current Investments are carried at lower of cost and fair value.

F) INVENTORIES:

Inventories are valued at lower of cost and net realizable value. Cost is determined using weighted average method. The cost of finished goods and work-in-progress are inclusive of appropriate overheads.

G) EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

Short-term employee benefits are recognized as an expense at the undiscounted amount in the Statement of Profit and Loss in the year in which related services are rendered. Company''s contributions towards Defined Contribution Plans viz. Government administered provident and pension schemes, paid / payable during the year are charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss. Defined Benefits Plans in the form of Gratuity and Leave Benefits are recognized as expenses in the Statement of Profit and Loss at the present value of the amounts payable, determined on the basis of actuarial valuation techniques, using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

(H) BORROWING COSTS:

Borrowing costs that are attributable to the acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of such assets. All other borrowing costs are recognized as expenses in the statement of Profit & Loss.

(I) taxes ON income:

Income tax expense comprises of current tax and deferred tax charge. Deferred tax is recognized, subject to consideration of prudence, 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. The deferred tax in respect of timing differences which reverse during the tax holiday period is not recognized to the extent the Company''s gross total income is subject to the deduction during the tax holiday period. Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) paid on the book profits, which gives rise to future economic benefits in the form of tax credit against future income-tax liability, is recognized as an asset in the Balance Sheet if there is convincing evidence that the Company will pay normal tax within the period prescribed for utilization of such credit.

(J) foreign currency TRANSACTIONS And FORWARD CONTRACTS:

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded in rupees by applying the exchange rate at the date of the transaction. At the Balance Sheet date, monetary assets and liabilities in foreign currency are restated by applying the closing rate. Gains or Losses on settlement of the transactions and restatement of monetary assets and liabilities are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss. In respect of forward exchange contract entered, the difference between the forward rate and the exchange rate at the date of the transaction is recognized as income or expense over the life of such contract.

(K) ACCOUNTING FOR HEDGES AND DERIVATIVES

The Company uses various forms of derivative instruments such as options and interest rate swaps to hedge its exposure on account of movements in foreign exchange and interest rates. The Company does not use derivative financial instruments for speculative purposes. The derivatives are entered only where the counterparty is a bank.

In terms of the Notification by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on status of AS 30: "Financial Instruments: Recognitions and Measurement", the Company has adopted the rules for hedge accounting specified in AS 30. Accordingly, derivatives such as option contracts and interest rate swaps to hedge highly probable forecasted transactions which are outside the scope of AS 11: "The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates" are designated as a hedging instrument in a permitted hedging relationship if the conditions for hedge accounting are met including hedge effectiveness at the inception and throughout the period of the hedge.

Derivatives covered by AS 11, or those that do not qualify for hedge accounting, or those not designated as an effective hedge in a permitted hedging relationship continue to be accounted for using the principle of prudence under AS 1: "Disclosure of Accounting Policies", and the mark-to-market losses, if any, are recognized fully in the Statement of Profit and Loss at each reporting date, and the mark-to-market gains, if any, are ignored.

Changes in the fair value of derivatives that are designated and qualify as fair value hedges are recorded in the Statement of Profit and Loss. The hedged item is recorded at fair value and any gain or loss is recorded in the Statement of Profit and Loss and is offset by the gain or loss from the change in the fair value of the derivative.

Hedge accounting is discontinued on a prospective basis when the hedge no longer meets the hedge accounting criteria, when the hedging instrument expires or is sold, terminated, or exercised, or it no longer qualifies for hedge accounting or when the Company revokes the hedging relationship.

(L) GOVERNMENT Grants:

Government grants are accounted for when it is reasonably certain that the ultimate collection will be made. The grants in the nature of promoters'' contribution are credited to Capital Reserve.

(M) LEASES:

Lease rentals in respect of assets acquired on operating lease are charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss as per the terms of the respective lease agreements.

(N) provisions & contingent LIABILITIES:

A provision is recognized when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past event and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation and in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. A disclosure for a contingent liability is made when there is a possible obligation or a present obligation that may, but probably will not, require an outflow of resources. When there is possible obligation or a present obligation in respect of which the likelihood of outflow of resource is remote, no provision or disclosure is made.

(o) USE OF ESTIMATES:

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the management to make judgments, estimates and assumptions that affect the reported balances of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities, at the end of the accounting year and reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the year. Although these estimates are based on the management''s knowledge of current events and actions, uncertainty about these assumptions and estimates could result in outcomes requiring a material adjustment to the carrying amounts of assets or liabilities in future periods.

(b) Terms/rights attached to equity shares

The Company has only one class of equity shares having par value of '' 10 per share. Each shareholder is eligible for one vote per share held. The dividend proposed by the Board of Directors is subject to approval of the shareholders in the Annual General Meeting. In the event of liquidation of the Company, the holders of equity shares will be entitled to receive the remaining assets of the Company, in proportion of their shareholding.

Pursuant to the Initial Public Offer (IPO), 4,43,83,646 shares held by the holding company are locked-in for a period of three years from the date of allotment of fresh shares in the IPO viz. from 30th March 2015.

(e) During the year ended 31st March 2014, the Company had allotted 16,00,00,000 fully paid equity shares as bonus shares in the ratio of 4:1 by utilization of surplus in the statement of Profit and Loss.


Mar 31, 2015

(a) Revenue Recognition:

Revenue from sale of products is recognized when the significant risks and rewards of ownership of goods have passed on to the customers in terms of the respective contracts for supply. Sales are exclusive of sales-tax and net of sales return/cancellation and discounts. Income on sale of electricity generated is recognized on the basis of actual units generated and transmitted to the purchaser.

Revenue from Erection, Procurement and Commissioning contracts is recognized on completion of services, in terms of the contract, and is net of taxes.

Interest income is recognized on a time proportion basis. Dividend income is recognized when the unconditional right to receive the dividend is established.

(b) Fixed Assets:

Fixed assets are carried at cost as reduced by accumulated depreciation/amortization, except freehold land, which is carried at cost. Cost comprises of cost of acguisition/construction, including any expenses attributable to bring the asset to its working condition for its intended use, and is net of credit for taxes, as applicable. Intangible assets are recorded at the cost of acguisition of such assets and are carried at cost less accumulated amortization.

(c) Depreciation and Amortization:

Conseguent to Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013 becoming effective from 1st April 2014,the depreciation/amortization is provided as under:

I. On tangible assets-

Cost of leasehold land is amortized over the period of lease. Depreciation on other fixed assets, excluding freehold land, is provided on straight line method at the rates determined as per the useful lives prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013.

II. On intangible assets-

Cost of technical know-how is amortized egually over a period of ten years. Cost of software is amortized egually over a period of six years. Upto 31st March 2014,depreciation/amortization was provided as under:

I. On tangible assets-

Cost of leasehold land was amortized over the period of lease. Depreciation on other fixed assets, excluding freehold land, was provided on straight line method at the rates and in the manner specified in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956. Fixed assets costing upto Rs. 5,000 each were fully depreciated in the year of acguisition.

II. On intangible assets -

Cost of technical know-how was amortized egually over a period of ten years. Cost of software was amortized @ 16.21% p.a. on straight line method.

(d) Impairment of assets:

Consideration is given at each Balance Sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of the Company's assets and impairment loss is recognised wherever the carrying amount of an asset exceeds its recoverable amount.

(e) investments:

Long term investments are carried at cost. Provision for diminution is made to recognize the decline, other than temporary, in the values of investments. Current Investments are carried at lower of the cost and fair value.

(f) inventories:

Inventories are valued at lower of cost and net realizable value. Cost is determined using weighted average method. The cost of finished goods and work-in-progress are inclusive of appropriate overheads.

(g) Employee Benefits:

Short-term employee benefits are recognized as an expense at the undiscounted amount in the Statement of Profit and Loss in the year in which related services are rendered. Company's contribution towards provident and pension fund viz. Defined Contribution Plan, paid / payable during the year is charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss. Post employment benefits in the form of Gratuity and Leave Encashment are recognized as an expense in the Statement of Profit and Loss at the present value of the amounts payable, determined on the basis of actuarial valuation technigues, using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

(h) Borrowing Costs:

Borrowing costs that are attributable to the acguisition or construction of gualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of such assets. All other borrowing costs are recognized as expenses in the statement of Profit & Loss.

(i) Taxes on income:

Income tax expense comprises of current tax and deferred tax charge. Deferred tax is recognized, subject to consideration of prudence, 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 subseguent periods. Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) paid on the book profits, which gives rise to future economic benefits in the form of tax credit against future income-tax liability, is recognized as an asset in the Balance Sheet if there is convincing evidence that the Company will pay normal tax within the period prescribed for utilization of such credit.

(j) Foreign currency transactions and forward contracts:

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded in rupees by applying the exchange rate at the date of the transaction. At the Balance Sheet date, monetary assets and liabilities in foreign currency are restated by applying the closing rate. Gains or Losses on settlement of the transactions and restatement of monetary assets and liabilities are recognised in the Statement of Profit and Loss. In respect of forward exchange contract entered, the difference between the forward rate and the exchange rate at the date of the transaction is recognised as income or expense over the life of such contract.

(k) Government Grants:

Government Grants are accounted for when it is reasonably certain that the ultimate collection will be made. The grants in the nature of promoters' contribution are credited to Capital Reserve.

(l) provisions & contingent Liabilities:

A provision is recognized when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past event and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be reguired to settle the obligation and in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. A disclosure for a contingent liability is made when there is a possible obligation or a present obligation that may, but probably will not, reguire an outflow of resources. When there is possible obligation or a present obligation in respect of which the likelihood of outflow of resource is remote, no provision or disclosure is made.

(m) use of estimates :

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP reguires the management to make judgements, estimates and assumptions that affect the reported balances of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities, at the end of the accounting year and reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the year. Although these estimates are based on the management's knowledge of current events and actions, uncertainty about these assumptions and estimates could result in outcomes reguiring a material adjustment to the carrying amounts of assets or liabilities in future periods