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Auditor Report of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of KANORIA CHEMICALS & INDUSTRIES LIMITED ("the Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31 st March, 2015, the Statement of Profit and Loss, the Cash Flow Statement for the yearthen ended, and a summary of the significant accounting policies and otherexplanatory information.

Management''s Responsibility for the Standalone Financial Statements

The Company''s Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation of these standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud orerror.

Auditor''s Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these standalone financial statements based on our audit. We have taken into account the provisions of the Act, the accounting and auditing standards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under the provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and the disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor''s judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company''s preparation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on whetherthe Company has in place an adequate internal financial controls system overfinancial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such controls. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the Company''s Directors, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the aforesaid standalone financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31 st March, 2015, and its profit and its cash flows fortheyearended on that date.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2015 ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section 143 of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in the paragraph 3 and 4 of the Order, to the extent applicable.

2. As required by Section 143(3) of the Act, we reportthat:

a) we have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes ofouraudit.

b) in our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of those books;

c) the balance sheet, the statement of profit and loss, and the cash flow statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

d) in our opinion, the aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with the applicable Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014;

e) on the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31 st March, 2015 taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on 31 st March, 2015 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164 (2) of the Act.

f) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor''s Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014, in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us:

i. the Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigation on its financial position in its financial statements - Refer Note 29 to the financial statements;

ii. The Company has long-term contracts including derivative contracts as at 31st March, 2015 for which there were no material foreseeable losses; and

iii. there has been no delay in transferring amounts, required to be transferred, to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company, exceptforRs. 0.31 million which is held in abeyance due to pending legal cases.

Annexure referred to in paragraph 1 under the heading "Report on other legal and regulatory requirements" of our report of even date Re: Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Limited (the Company)

I. (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars including quantitative details and situation of Fixed Assets.

(b) As perthe information and explanations given to us, physical verification of fixed assets has been carried out in terms of the phased program of verification of its fixed assets adopted by the Company and no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable having regard to size of the Company and nature of its business.

II. (a) The inventories have been physically verified at reasonable intervals during the year by the management except materials lying with third parties,

where confirmations are obtained.

(b) In our opinion, the procedure of physical verification of inventories followed by the management is reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company has maintained proper records of inventories. The discrepancies between the physical stocks and book stocks, which are not significant, have been properly dealt with in the books of account.

III. The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under Section 189 ofthe Companies Act, 2013.

IV. On the basis of checks carried out during the course of audit and as per explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that there is adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. Further, on the basis of our examination of the records ofthe Company and according to the information and explanation given to us, no major weakness has been noticed or reported in the internal controls system.

V. The Company has not accepted any depositfrom the public.

VI. We have broadly reviewed the books of accounts maintained by Company in respect of product, where pursuant to the rule made by the Central Government of India the maintenance of cost records has been prescribed under section 148 (1) of the Companies Act 2013 and are of the opinion that, prima facie, the prescribed records have been maintained. We have not, however, made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determine whetherthey are accurate or complete.

VII. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of our examination ofthe books of account, the Company is generally

regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Employee''s State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Value Added Tax, Cess and other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities. According to the information and explanations given to us and the records of the Company examined by us, no undisputed statutory dues as above were outstanding as at 31 st March, 2015 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(b) According to the information and explanation given to us, the dues of Sales Tax, Income Tax, Custom Duty, Wealth Tax, Excise Duty, Service Tax and Cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute and the forum where the dispute is pending as on 31 st March, 2015 are as under:

Name of the statute Nature of Dues Amount Period to which the amount relate

The Service Tax under Service Tax Demand 6.60 Apr-2009 to Aug-2012 the Finance Act, 1994

The Central Excise Excise Duty 0.55 Jul-2012 to May-2013 Act 1994

The IncomeTaxAct, 1961 IncomeTax Demand 42.91 A Y 2012-13

The Indian Stamp Act, Stamp Duty Demand 3.19 2011-12 1899

Name of the Statute Forum where dispute is pending

The Service Tax under Commissioner (A)- Central Excise the Finance Act, 1994

The Central Excise Act 1994 CESTAT - Central Excise

The IncomeTaxAct, 1961 C.l.T. (A)

The Indian Stamp Act, 1899 Rajasthan High Court

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us the amounts which were required to be transferred to the investor education and protection fund in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) and rules there under has been transferred to such fund within time, except Rs. 0.31 million which is held in abeyance due to pending legal cases.

VIII. The Company does not have any accumulated losses at the end of the financial year and has not incurred cash losses in the financial year and in the immediately preceding financial year.

IX. The Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to Banks during the year. There were no debentures outstanding during the year.

X. The company has given the corporate guarantee amounting of Rs. 1377 million to Export-Import Bank of India for securing loan to its subsidiary company, Kanoria Africa Textiles PLC, Ethiopia and Rs. 270.04 million to Ceskoslovenska obchodni banka for securing loan to its Subsidiary CompanyAPAGEIektroniks.ro., Czech Republic. The terms and conditions of which, primafacie, are not prejudicial to the interest of the company.

XI. Based on our audit procedures and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not obtained any term loans during the year and hence, this clause is not applicable.

XII. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud by the Company and no material fraud on the Company have been noticed or reported during the course of the audit.

For SINGHI & CO. Chartered Accountants Firm Registration NO.302049E

(RAJIV SINGHI) Place : New Delhi (Partner) Dated : the 27th day of May, 2015 Membership No. 53518


Mar 31, 2014

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of LUDLOW JUTE & SPECIALITIES LIMITED ("the Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2014, and the Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements

Management is responsible for the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the company in accordance with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act") read with the General Circular 15/2013 dated 13th September, 2013 of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in respect of section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 ("the Act"). This responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditor''s Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend upon the Auditors'' judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatements of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal controls relevant to the company''s preparation and fair presentation of the financial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on the effectiveness of the company''s internal control. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of accounting estimates made by the management as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion. Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India .

a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2014;

b) in the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss, of the profit for the year ended on that date; and

c) In the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003 ("the Order") as amended by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004 issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order.

2. As required by Section 227(3) of the Companies Act, 1956, we report that:

a) we have obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;

b) in our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books.

c) the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account.

d) in our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss, and Cash Flow Statement comply with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 read with the General Circular 15/2013 dated 13th September 2013 of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in respect of Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013.

e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2014, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2014, from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of Section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

The Annexure referred to in paragraph 1 of our report of even date to the members of LUDLOW JUTE & SPECIALITIES LIMITED on the accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2014 .

On the basis of such checks as we considered appropriate and according to the information and explanations given to us during the course of our audit, we report that .

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

(b) The fixed assets have been physically verified by the management as per a based programme of verification of its Fixed Assets adopted by the company. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As per the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) No substantial part of Fixed Assets has been disposed off during the year.

2. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, the inventories have been physically verified at reasonable interval during the year by the management.

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

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

3. (a) The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, clauses 4(III) (b) to (d) of the Order are not applicable.

(e) The Company has not taken loans, secured or unsecured from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, clauses 4(III) (f) to (g) of the Order are not applicable.

4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods;

5. (a) In our opinion, and according to the information and explanations given to us, during the year, the company has not entered into any transaction that need to be entered into a register maintained in pursuance of section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly clause 4 (v) (b) of the Order is not applicable to the company.

6. The Company has not accepted any deposit during the year from the public within the meaning of the provisions of Section 58A and 58AA of the Companies Act, 1956 and rules made there under. Accordingly clause 6(B) of the order is not applicable.

7. In our opinion, the Company has internal audit system commensurate with the size and nature of its business.

8. We have broadly reviewed the Books of Account maintained by the Company in respect of its product as prescribed by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records under Section 209(1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been maintained. However, we have not carried out a detailed examination of such accounts and records.

9. (a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, in respect of Provident Fund, Investor Education & Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty and Cess with the appropriate authorities.

However, wealth tax amounting to Rs. 0.81 lakh which was outstanding for more than six months as on 31.03.2014 has since been deposited.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of Sales tax, Income tax, Service tax, Custom duty, Excise duty and Cess outstanding on account of any dispute, other than those stated below :-

Sl. Nature of Dues Gross Amt Paid under Period to which the No. Outstanding protest amount relates

1 a) Excise Duty 43 - 1964 to 1969 b) Excise Duty 17,80 3,00 1986-87 to 1991-92 2 a) Sales Tax 44,98 11,20 1999-00 and 2004-05 b) Sales Tax 13,59,60 - 2005-2006 to 2010-11

Total 14,22,81 14,20



Sl. Nature of Dues Forum where dispute is pending No.

1 a) Excise Duty Pending at Calcutta High Court b) Excise Duty Appellate Authority

2 a) Sales Tax WBCT(A & R) Board b) Sales Tax SR/Add. Joint Commissioner, CD And WBCT (A & R) Board

10. The Company does not have any accumulated loss as at 31st March 2014. The Company has not incurred any cash loss during the financial year ended on that date and in immediately preceding financial year.

11. Based on our audit procedures and on the basis of information and explanations given by the management, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in the repayment of dues to banks.

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

13. The Company is not a chit fund/nidhi/mutual benefit fund/society.

14. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company is not dealing or trading in shares, securities etc. However it has maintained proper records of the transactions and contracts of the investments dealt in by it and timely entries have been made therein. The investments made by the company are held in its own name except to the extent of the exemption granted under section 49 of the Companies Act, 1956.

15. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions.

16. According to the information and explanations given to us, the term loan taken during the year has been applied for the purpose for which it was taken.

17. According to the information and explanations given to us, funds raised on short term basis have not been used for long term investment.

18. During the year the Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or companies covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, and hence the question of whether the price at which shares have been issued is prejudicial to the interest of the Company does not arise.

19. The Company has not issued any debentures during the year.

20. The Company has not raised monies by public issues during the year.

21. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud on or by the Company was noticed or reported during the year.

For SINGHI & CO. Chartered Accountants Firm Registration No.302049E

M. L. Shukla Place: Kolkata Partner Dated: 9th day of May, 2014 Membership No. 051505


Mar 31, 2013

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of KANORIA CHEMICALS & INDUSTRIES LIMITED (the company), which comprise the balance sheet as at 31st March, 2013, and the statement of profit and loss and cash flow statement for the year then ended, and a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management''s responsibility for the financial statements

Management is responsible for the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act"). This responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditor''s responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Those standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor''s judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal control relevant to the company''s preparation and fair presentation of the financial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

a) In the case of the balance sheet, of the state of affairs of the company as at 31st March, 2013

b) In the case of the statement of profit and loss, of the profit for the year ended on that date, and

c) In the case of the cash flow statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Emphasis of Matter

1. We draw attention to Note No. 34 to the financial statements regarding managerial remuneration of Rs. 13.53 million for the period from 10th January 2012 to 31st March 2013, which includes an amount of Rs. 6.94 million in excess of limit specified under section 309 (3) read with schedule XIII of the Companies Act, 1956. Since the payment of the remuneration in excess of the limits requires approval of the Central Government the company has made an application to the Central Government and the approval is awaited. Our opinion is not qualified in respect of this matter.

Report on other legal and regulatory requirements

1) As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003 ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of section 227 of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order.

2) As required by section 227(3) of the Act, we report that:

a) we have obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit.

b) in our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the company so far as appears from our examination of those books.

c) the balance sheet, statement of profit and loss and cash flow statement dealt with the this report are in agreement with the books of account.

d) in our opinion, the balance sheet, statement of profit and loss, and cash flow statement comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub- section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

e) on the basis of written representations received from the directors as on 31st March 2013, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on 31st March 2013, from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

Annexure referred to in paragraph 1 under the heading "Report on other legal and regulatory requirements" of our report of even date

Re: Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Limited (the company)

i. (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars including quantitative details and situation of Fixed Assets.

(b) As per the information and explanations given to us, physical verification of fixed assets has been carried out in terms of the phased program of verification of its fixed assets adopted by the Company and no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable having regard to size of the Company and nature of its business.

(c) There was no substantial disposal of fixed assets during the year.

II. (a) The inventories have been physically verified at reasonable intervals during the year by the management except materials lying with third parties, where confirmations are obtained.

(b) In our opinion, the procedure of physical verification of inventories followed by the management is reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company has maintained proper records of inventories. The discrepancies between the physical stocks and book stocks, which are not significant, have been properly dealt with in the books of account.

III. (a) As per the information furnished, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Hence Clauses 3 (b), (c), (d) of the order are not applicable to the company.

(b) As per the information furnished, the Company has not taken any loans secured or unsecured from Companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained U/S 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Hence Clauses 3(f) and (g) of the order are also not applicable to the Company.

IV. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. Further, on the basis of our examination of the books of accounts and according to the information and explanation given to us, we have not come across nor have we been informed of any instances of major weaknesses in the aforesaid internal control system.

V. (a) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the particulars of contracts or arrangements that need to be entered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies act, 1956 have been so entered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of contract or arrangements entered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 and exceeding the value of rupees of five lacs in respect of any party during the year have been made at price, which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market price at the relevant time.

VI. The Company has not accepted any fixed deposit from the public within the meaning of the provisions of Section 58A and 58AA of the Companies Act, 1956 and rules made there under.

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

VIII. We have broadly reviewed the Books of Account maintained by the Company in respect of its product as prescribed by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records under Section 209(1)(d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been maintained. However, we have not carried out a detailed examination of accounts and records

IX. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of our examination of the books of account, the Company is generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employee''s State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities. According to the information and explanations given to us and the records of the Company examined by us, no undisputed statutory dues as above were outstanding as at 31st March, 2013 for a period of more than 6 months from the date they became payable.

(b) As per the information and explanations given to us and as per the records of the company there are no dues of Wealth Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and sales Tax which have not been deposited on account of any dispute.

X. The Company has no accumulated losses as at 31st March 2013 and has not incurred cash losses in the current financial year ended on that date and in the immediately preceding financial year.

XI. Based on our audit procedures and on the basis of information and explanations given to us we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to Financial Institutions or Banks. There were no outstanding debentures during the year.

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

XIII. The Company is not a chit fund/nidhi/mutual benefit fund/society to which the provision of the special statutes as specified in paragraph 4(xiii) of the order are applicable.

XIV. According to the information and explanations given to us, the company is not dealing or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. The company has maintained proper records of transactions and contracts in respect of Shares, Securities, Debentures and other Investments and timely entries have been made therein. The Shares, Securities, Debentures and other Investments have been held by the company, in its own name except to the extent of exemption granted under section 49 of the Companies Act, 1956.

XV. The company has given the corporate guarantee amounting to Rs.11.63 million to Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation for securing loan by Bharuch Eco-Aqua Infrastructure Ltd. The terms and conditions of which, prima facie, are not prejudicial to the interest of the company.

XVI. Based on information and explanations given to us and records of the Company examined by us, the Company has not obtained any term loans during the year.

XVII. On the basis of our examination of the Cash Flow Statement, records and as per the information and explanations given to us, the fund raised on Short Term basis, during the year, have not been used for Long Term investments. Long Term investments during the year have been financed through internal accrual of the Company.

XVIII. The company has not made any preferential allotment of shares during the year to parties and companies covered in the Register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

XIX. The company has not issued debentures during the year.

XX. The Company has not raised any money by Public Issue during the year.

XXI. During the course of our examination of the books and records of the Company, carried out in accordance with the Generally Accepted Auditing Practice in India, and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of fraud on or by the Company, noticed or reported during the year, nor we have been informed of such cases by the management.

For SINGHI & CO.

Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No.302049E

ANURAG SINGHI

Place : New Delhi (Partner)

Dated : the 23rd day of May, 2013 Membership No. 66274


Mar 31, 2012

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of KANORIA CHEMICALS & INDUSTRIES LIMITED as at 31st March 2012, the Statement of Profit & Loss and the Cash Flow Statement of the company for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Company's Management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

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

3. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 as amended by the Companies (Auditor's Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004 issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure, a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that:

i. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit;

ii. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

iii. The Balance Sheet and Statement of Profit and Loss dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

iv. In our opinion, the Balance Sheet and Statement of Profit and Loss dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

v. On the basis of the written representations received from the Directors as on 31st March, 2012 and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the Directors is disqualified as on 31st March, 2012 from being appointed as a Director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956;

vi. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts, subject to note no. 36 in notes to financial statement regarding payment of Managerial Remuneration which require necessary approval as stated in said notes, read with significant accounting policies and other notes on financial statement give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

(a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March, 2012;

(b) in the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss, of the PROFIT for the year ended on that date; and

(c) in the case of Cash Flow Statement, of the Cash Flows for the year ended on that date.

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

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

(b) As per the information and explanations given to us, physical verification of fixed assets has been carried out in terms of the phased program of verification of its fixed assets adopted by the Company and no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable having regard to size of the Company and nature of its business.

(c) Consequent upon the Slump sale of its Chloro Chemical division as stated in note no. 38 of the notes to financial statement, Company has sold its fixed assets of Chloro Chemical Division during the year covered by our report. The Company is continuing with its Alco chemical business. Further as per the information & explanation given to us, the sale of assets as stated above, will not affect going concern status of the company.

ii. (a) The inventories have been physically verified at reasonable intervals during the year by the management/Internal Auditors except materials lying with third parties, where confirmations are obtained.

(b) In our opinion, the procedure of physical verification of inventories followed by the management is reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company has maintained proper records of inventories. The discrepancies between the physical stocks and book stocks, which are not significant, have been properly dealt with in the books of account.

iii. (a) As per the information furnished, the Company has not granted any loans secured or unsecured to Companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained U/S 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Hence Clauses 3(b), (c) and (d) of the order are also not applicable to The company.

(b) As per the information furnished, the Company has not taken any loans secured or unsecured from Companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained U/S 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Hence Clauses 3(f) and (g) of the order are also not applicable to the company.

iv. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. Further, on the basis of our examination of the books of accounts and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have not come across nor have we been informed of any instances of major weaknesses in the aforesaid internal control system.

v. (a) In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us, the transactions that need to be entered into register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 have been so entered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of contract or arrangements entered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 and exceeding the value of rupees of five lacs in respect of any party during the year have been made at price, which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market price at the relevant time.

vi. The Company has not accepted any deposit during the year from the public within the meaning of the provisions of Section 58A and 58AA of the Companies Act, 1956 and rules made thereunder.

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

viii. We have broadly reviewed the Books of Account maintained by the Company in respect of its product as prescribed by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records under Section 209(1)(d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been maintained. However, we have not carried out a detailed examination of accounts and records.

ix. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of our examination of the books of account, the Company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees' State Insurance, Income-tax, Sales-tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty and cess during the year with the appropriate authorities. According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amount payable in respect of Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees' State Insurance, Income-tax, Sales-tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty and cess and other statutory dues were outstanding as at 31st March, 2012 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(b) According to the record of the Company, the dues of Excise Duty and Income Tax, which have not been deposited on account of dispute and the forum where the disputes are pending are as under:

The Central Excise Excise Duty demand 4.52 2005-06 to 2010-11 Commissioner (A) Central Excise Act 1944

The Income Tax Act, Income Tax Demand 128.13 2008-09 and 2009-10 C.I.T (A)1961

x. The Company has no accumulated losses as at 31st March 2012 and has not incurred cash losses in the current financial year ended on that date and in the immediately preceding financial year.

xi. Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanation given to us, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution or bank. There were no outstanding debentures during the year.

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

xiii. The Company is not a chit fund/nidhi/mutual benefit fund/society to which the provision of the special statutes as specified in paragraph 4(xiii) of the order are applicable.

xiv. According to the information and explanations given to us, the company is not dealing or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments and accordingly this clause is not applicable.

xv. The company has given the corporate guarantee amounting to Rs. 11.63 million to Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation for securing loan by Bharuch Eco- Aqua Infrastructure Ltd. The terms and conditions of which, prima facie, are not prejudicial to the interest of the company.

xvi. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has applied term loans for the purpose for which they were obtained during the year.

xvii. On the basis of our examination of the Cash Flow Statement, records and information and explanations given to us, the fund raised on Short Term basis, during the year, have not been used for Long Term investments. Long Term investments during the year have been financed through Long Term Borrowings and internal accrual of the Company.

xviii. The company has not made any preferential allotment of shares during the year to parties and companies covered in the Register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

xix. The company did not have any outstanding debenture during the year and accordingly paragraph 4(xix) of the order is not applicable.

xx. The Company has not raised any money by public issues during the year and accordingly paragraph 4(xx) of the order is not applicable.

xxi. During the course of our examination of the books and records of the Company, carried out in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices in India, and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of fraud on or by the Company, noticed or reported during the year, nor have we been informed of such case by the Management.

For SINGHI & CO. Chartered Accountants Firm Registration No.302049E

Camp : New Delhi Rajiv Singhi

1-B, Old Post Office Street, Kolkata (Partner)

Dated, the 11th day of May 2012 Membership No. 53518


Mar 31, 2011

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of LUDLOW JUTE & SPECIALITIES LIMITED (formerly Aekta Limited) as at 31st March, 2011, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement of the said Company for the year ended on that date, both annexed thereto. These financial statements are the respon- sibility of the Company's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

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

3. As required by the Companies (Auditors' Report) Order, 2003 as amended by the Companies (Auditor's Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004, issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that :

i) We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit.

ii) In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books.

iii) The Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of Account.

iv) In our Opinion, the Balance Sheet, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub- section (3C) of Section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

v) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on 31st March, 2011 and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on 31st March, 2011 from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

vi) In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts read with the accounting policies & Notes on Account in schedule "N" give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 (as amended) in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

a) In the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March, 2011;

b) I n the case of the Profit and Loss Account of the Profit of the Company for the year ended on that date; and

c) In the case of the Cash Flow Statement of the Cash flows for the year ended on that date.

ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS' REPORT

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

(b) The fixed assets have been physically verified by the management as per a based programme of verification of its Fixed Assets adopted by the company. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As per the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) No substantial part of Fixed Assets has been disposed off during the year.

2. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, the inventories have been physically verified at reasonable interval during the year by the management.

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

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

3. (a) The Company has not granted any loans,

secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, clauses 4(lll)(b) to (d) of the Order are not applicable.

(e) During the year, the Company has taken unsecured loan amounting to Rs. 11 crores from three companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The entire amount was repaid during the year. The maximum amount outstanding at any time during the year was Rs. 11 crores.

(f) According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the above loans have been taken at competitive rates of interest and are not prejudicial to the interest of the company.

(g) The company was regular in repaying the amount of principal and interest during the year.

4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods.

5. (a) In our opinion, and according to the

information and explanations given to us, the transactions that need to be entered into a register in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 have been duly entered.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements have been made at rates which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market rates at the relevant time.

6. The Company has not accepted any deposit during the year from the public within the meaning of the provisions of Section 58A and 58AA of the Companies Act, 1956 and rules made there under. Accordingly clause 6(B) of the order is not applicable.

7. In our opinion, the Company has internal audit system commensurate with the size and nature of its business.

8. We have broadly reviewed the Books of Account maintained by the Company in respect of its product as prescribed by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records under Section 209( 1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been maintained. However, we have not carried out a detailed examination of such accounts and records.

9. (a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, in respect of Provident Fund, Investor Education & Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty and Cess with the appropriate authorities.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of Sales Tax, Income Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty and Cess outstanding on account of any dispute, other than those stated in Annexure "A" attached herewith.

10. The Company does not have any accumulated loss as at 31 st March 2011. The Company has not incurred any cash loss during the financial year ended on that date and in immediately preceding financial year.

11. Based on our audit procedures and on the basis of information and explanations given by the management, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in the repayment of dues to banks.

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

13. The Company is not a chit fund/nidhi/mutual benefit fund/society.

14. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company is not dealing or trading in shares, securities etc. However it has maintained proper records of the transactions and contracts of the investments dealt in by it and timely entries have been made therein. The investments made by the company are held in its own name except to the extent of the exemption under Section 49 of the Companies Act, 1956.

15. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions.

16. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not raised any term loan during the year.

17. According to the information and explanations given to us, funds raised on short term basis have not been used for long term investment.

18. During the year, the Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or companies covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, and hence the question of whether the price at which shares have been issued is prejudicial to the interest of the Company does not arise.

19. The Company has not issued any debentures during the year.

20. The Company has not raised monies by public issues during the year.

21. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud on or by the Company was noticed or reported during the year.

Annexure 'A'

Statement of Statutory dues outstanding on account of disputes, as on March 31,2011, referred to in para 9(b) of the Auditor's Report

No. Nature of Dues Gross Amount Paid under (Rs. in lakhs) protest

1. a) Excise Duty 0.43 -

b) Excise Duty 17.80 3.00

2. a) Sales Tax 33.60 11.20

b) Sales Tax 22.36 -

c) Sales Tax 171.03 -

Total 245.22 14.20

Nature of Dues Period to which Forum where the amount relates dispute is pending a) Excise Duty 1964 to 1969 Pending at Calcutt High Court

b) Excise Duty 1986-87 to 1991 -92 CESTAT

a) Sales Tax 1999-00 to 2000-01 WBCT(A & R) Board

b) Sales Tax 2004-05 WBCT(A & R) Board

c) Sales Tax 2005-06 & 2007-08 D.C.C.T. (CD)

For SINGHI & CO. Chartered Accountants Firm Registration No. 302049E M. L. SHUKLA Partner Membership No. 051505 1 B, Old Post Office Street Kolkata - 700 001 Dated : 30th day of May, 2011


Mar 31, 2010

We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of KANORIA CHEMICALS & INDUSTRIES LIMITED as at 31st March 2010, the Profit & Loss Account for the year ended on that date and also the Cash Flow Statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Companys Management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

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

As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 as amended by the Companies (Auditors Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004 issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure, a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that:

1. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit;

2. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

3. The Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

4. In our opinion, the Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub- section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

5. On the basis of the written representations received from the Directors as on 31st March, 2010 and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the Directors is disqualified as on 31st March, 2010 from being appointed as a Director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956;

6. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts read with significant accounting policies and notes on account in Schedule "R" give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

(a) In the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31sl March, 2010;

(b) In the case of the Profit and Loss Account, of the PROFIT for the year ended on that date; and

(c) In the case of Cash Flow Statement, of the Cash Flows for the year ended on that date.

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

i. (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation o1 fixed assets.

(b) As per the information and explanations given to us, physical verification of fixed assets has been carried out in terms of the phased program of verification of its fixed assets adopted by the Company and no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable having regard to size of the Company and nature of its business.

(c) There was no substantial disposal of fixed assets during the year.

ii. (a) The inventories have been physically verified at reasonable intervals during the year by the management/Internal Auditors except materials lying with third parties, where confirmations are obtained.

(b) In our opinion, the procedure of physical verification of inventories followed by the management is reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company has maintained proper records of inventories. The discrepancies between the physical stocks and book stocks, which are not significant, have been properly dealt with in the books of account.

iii. (a) As per the information furnished, the Company has not granted any loans secured or unsecured to Companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained U/S 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Hence Clauses 3(b), (c) and (d) of the order are also not applicable to the company.

(b) As per the information furnished, the Company has not taken any loans secured or unsecured from Companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained U/S 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Hence Clauses 3(f) and (g) of the order are also not applicable to the company.

iv. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. Further, on the basis of our examination of the books of accounts and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have not come across nor have we been informed of any instances of major weaknesses in the aforesaid internal control system.

v. (a) In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us, the transactions that need to be entered into register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 have been so entered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of contract or arrangements entered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 and exceeding the value of rupees of five lacs in respect of any party during the year have been made at price, which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market price at the relevant time.

vi. The Company has not accepted any deposit during the year from the public within the meaning of the provisions of Section 58A and 58AA of the Companies Act, 1956 and rules made thereunder. According to information and explanations given to us Company Law Board or National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any Tribunal has passed no order on the company.

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

viii. We have broadly reviewed the Books of Account maintained by the Company in respect of its product as prescribed by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records under Section 209(1)(d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been maintained. However, we have not carried out a detailed examination of accounts and records.

ix. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of our examination of the books of account, the Company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income-tax, Sales-tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty and cess during the year with the appropriate authorities. According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amount payable in respect of Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income-tax, Sales-tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty and cess and other statutory dues were outstanding as at 31st March, 2010 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(b) According to the record of the Company, the dues of Sales tax, Excise Duty, Service Tax, Custom duty and Income Tax, which have not been deposited on account of dispute and the forum where the disputes are pending are as under:

Nature of the Statue Nature of Amount (Rs. Dues in million) Period Forum where dispute is pending

Sales Tax Act Sales Tax demand 0.96 2002-03, 2004-05 Trade Tax Tribunal

Sales Tax Demand 8.39 2005-06 Commissioner (Appeal)

Central Excise Act Excise Duty demand 0.62 1996-97 to 2000-01 High Court

Excise Duty demand 1.97 1996-97, 1997-98 & Asst. Commis- sioner/

2006-07 Commissioner (Appeals)

Excise Duty demand 27.89 2000-01 to 2007-08 CESTAT

Service Tax Act Service Tax Demand 13.86 2005-06 & 2006-07 CESTAT

Income Tax Income Tax Demand 26.38 2007-08 C.I.T(A)

Custom Custom duty demand 0.12 1999-2000 Asstt. Commiss- ioner of Custom

x. The Company has no accumulated losses as at 31st March 2010 and has not incurred cash losses in the current financial year ended on that date and in the immediately preceding financial year.

xi. Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanation given to us, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to financial institution or bank. There were no outstanding debentures during the year.

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

xiii. The Company is not a chit fund/nidhi/mutual benefit fund/society to which the provision of the special statutes as specified in paragraph 4(xiii) of the order are applicable.

xiv. According to the information and explanations given to us, the company is not dealing or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments and accordingly this clause is not applicable.

xv. The company has given the corporate guarantee amounting to Rs.11.63 million to Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation for securing loan by Bharuch Eco- Aqua Infrastructure Ltd. The terms and conditions of which, prima facie, are not prejudicial to the interest of the company.

xvi. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has applied term loans for the purpose for which they were obtained during the year.

xvii. On the basis of our examination of the Cash Flow Statement, records and information and explanations given to us, the fund raised on Short Term basis, during the year, have not been used for Long Term investments. Long Term investments during the year have been financed through Long Term Borrowings and internal accrual of the Company.

xviii. The company has not made any preferential allotment of shares during the year to parties and companies covered in the Register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

xix. The company did not have any outstanding debenture during the year and accordingly paragraph 4(xix) of the order is not applicable.

xx. The Company has not raised any money by public issues during the year and accordingly paragraph 4(xx) of the order is not applicable.

xxi. During the course of our examination of the books and records of the Company, carried out in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices in India, and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of fraud on or by the Company, noticed or reported during the year, nor have we been informed of such case by the Management.



For SINGHI & CO.

Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No.302049E



Camp: New Delhi Rajiv Singhi

1 -B, Old Post Office Street, Kolkata Partner

Dated, the 30th day of April 2010 Membership No. 53518

 
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