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Directors Report of Khaitan Electricals Ltd.

Mar 31, 2014

Dear members,

The Directors present the 38th Annual Report together with the Audited Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2014.

Financial results

2013-2014 2012-2013 (Rs. in lacs) (Rs. in lacs)

Sale of Goods 52,135.44 52,522.20

Gross Profit/(Loss) for the year (1533.44) 628.89

Less : Depreciation 187.81 187.39

Profit/(Loss) before Tax & Exceptional item (1721.25) 441.50

Less : Exceptional Item - 465.22

Profit/(Loss) after Exceptional item (1721.25) 906.72

Add: Provision for Income-tax

For Current Year- Current tax - (205.00)

Deferred tax 92.14 39.56

MAT Credit Entitlement - 64.00

For earlier years- Income Tax (32.80) 6.86

Profit/(Loss) after Tax (1661.91) 812.14

Add: Balance in Profit and Loss Account (519.79) (1331.93)

Amount available for Appropriation (2181.70) (519.79) Appropriation

a) Transfer to General Reserve - -

b) Proposed Dividend - -

c) Tax on Dividend - -

Balance carried to Balance Sheet (2181.70) (519.79)

Earnings per share (in Rs.) (14.45) 7.06

Cash earnings per share (in Rs.) (12.82) 8.69

Corporate Overview

Khaitan Electricals Limited is one of India''s Leading Fan manufacturer with interests in Home Appliances, Lightings and Pump business having its Corporate head quarters in Kolkata.

Your Company prepares its financial statements in compliance with the requirements of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in India.

Financial Review

The year 2013-14 witnessed a sharp drop

in margins. Further, with no growth in business volumes, increase in Overheads and Finance Cost adversely affected the bottomline. The Net Sales for the year was Rs. 513.72 Crores as against Rs. 511.80 Crores in the previous year. The Company suffered a Loss Before Tax of Rs. 17.21 Crores as against a Profit of Rs. 4.41 Crores before Tax and Exceptional Income during the previous year.

Other income

Other income consists of interest received, export incentives, cash discount, claims received etc.

Financial Expenses

Financial expenses for the year was Rs. 41.30 Crores as against Rs. 38.02 Crores in the Previous Year.

Depreciation

Depreciation was at Rs.1.88 Crores compared to Rs.1.87 Crores in the previous year.

Earning per Share

Earnings Per Share (EPS) stood at (Rs. 14.45) compared to Rs. 7.06 in the previous year. The cash earned per share stood at (Rs. 12.82) as against cash earning of Rs. 8.69 in the previous year.

Cash flow analysis

(Rs. in lacs)

Source of cash 2013-14 2012-13

Cash from operations 1997.94 3211.54

Increase in borrowings 3832.80 (1559.93)

Inter Corporate Deposits (1142.45) 1339.80

Total 4688.29 2991.41

Use of cash 2013-14 2012-13

Net capital expenditure 193.62 (431.64)

Interest Paid (Net) 3042.03 2508.14

Tax paid 210.87 69.41

Increase/(Decrease) in Cash & Cash Equivalents (155.95) 318.03

Increase/(Decrease) in Working Capital 1397.72 527.47

Total 4688.29 2991.41

Human Resources

The Company employed good human resources practices. The Company is enjoying good and congenial industrial relations at all its plants. As on 31st March, 2014, the total permanent employees were 762.

Safety Environment And Pollution Control

The Company continuously works on high safety standards and a clean environment free from pollution. The manufacturing process does not generate effluents.

ISO 9001

The Plant of your Company located at Hyderabad and Kolkata are presently ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Current Outlook

The present market scenario does not appear to be very encouraging and therefore the Company is quite concerned about the outlook for the current year. However the Company is making all out efforts to regain its growth trend with major thrust on consolidation of product mix, reduction in cost and containing of overheads and interest. Further, the management has also initiated appropriate steps to mitigate the financial stress including the option for restructuring.

Risks And Concerns

Wild currency fluctuations affect metal prices and may cause pressure on margins. No threat is witnessed from imports.

Though the Company is realigning its products to mitigate the impact of rising cost, the steep rise in input cost is a major cause of concern.

With no sign of stability in input cost, the company looks forward to year 2014-15 with caution.

Internal Control Systems And Their Adequacy

The Company remains committed to maintain its internal control system and procedures to provide reasonable assurances for efficient conduct of business and security of its assets. The Company has an elaborate budgetary control system and actual performance is consistently monitored by the Management. The Company has a well defined organizational structure, authority levels and internal guidelines and rules.

Fixed Deposits

The Company did not accept/renew any Fixed Deposits during the year under review and there were no outstanding Deposits.

Transfer Of Amounts To Investor Education And Protection Fund

Pursuant to the provisions of section 205A(5) of the Companies Act,1956, dividends which remained unpaid or unclaimed for a period of 7 years have been transferred by the company to the Investor Education and Protection Fund.

Directorate

Sri Ajay Kumar Kajaria, Director of the Company, retire by rotation and being eligible offer himself for reappointment.

In terms of the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 all Independent Directors of the Company must be appointed in accordance with the new Act at a General Meeting of the Company within one year of the commencement of the Act.

Accordingly Mr. M.G.Todi, Mr.Biswajit Choudhuri, Dr.V.K.Rungta and Mr.Shiv Kumar Bajaj Independent Directors are recommended for confirmation of appointment as Independent Director for a period of Five Years as per the provisions of Companies Act, 2013.

The details of the Directors being recommended for appointment are contained in the accompanying Notice of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting.

Corporate Governance Report

A separate report on Corporate Governance is furnished as a part of the Annual Report and the certificate from the Company''s Auditors regarding compliance with the said code is annexed to the said Report.

Cost Auditors

Pursuant to provisions of Section 233(B) of the Companies Act, 1956 necessary application was submitted to the Department of Company Affairs for the appointment of M/s.Prasad & Company, Cost Accountants as Cost Auditors to audit the cost accounts maintained by the Company for the year ending 31st March, 2014.

Auditors

M/s.V.S.Rao & Co., Chartered Accountants and M/s.G.P.Agrawal & Co., Chartered Accountants, Joint Auditors of the Company retire at the ensuing Annual General meeting and are eligible for re- appointment.

Directors'' Responsibility Statement

Pursuant to Sub Section 2 (2AA) of Section 217 of the Companies Act, 1956, the Board of Directors of the Company hereby state and confirm that:

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards had been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures.

ii) the Directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the Financial Year and of the loss of the Company for that period.

iii) the Directors took proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safe guarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities.

iv) The Directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.

Disclosures

Information, as required under Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, is set out as under:

A. Conservation of Energy :

The Company''s energy requirement is not large and the power consumption is in conformity with the industry norms. Hence, no special measures were taken.

B. Technology Absorption

1. Specific areas in which R & D :

Development of new models/products/ carried out by the Company processes, improvement in the quality and productivity of the existing products.

2. Benefits derived as a result :

Improvement in quality and productivity of the above R & D of the products.

3. Future Plan of Action :

To design and develop new as well as low-cost models of fans, high speed fans and power-efficient motors.

4. Expenditure on R & D

a) Capital : Nil

b) Recurring : Rs. 1.87 Lacs

c) Total : Rs. 1.87 Lacs

d) Total R & D Expenditure : 0.004 % as a percentage of Total Turnover

Personnel

Relations with the employees remained cordial and harmonious. Your Directors wish to place on record their sincere appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Company''s employees at all levels. Information, as required under section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended are Nil.

The Directors thanks the Company''s Customers, Distributors, Vendors, Investors, Bankers and Financial Institutions for their support to the Company.

On behalf of the Board

Kolkata Sunil K. Khaitan 29th May, 2014 Chairman


Mar 31, 2013

To the members

The Directors are delighted to present 37th Annual Report together with the Audited Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2013.

Financial results

2012-2013 2011-2012 (Rs. in lacs) (Rs. in lacs)

Sale of Goods 52.522.20 45365.45

Gross Profit/(Loss) for the year 628.89 (1469.17)

Less: Depreciation (187.39) (182.81)

Profit/(Loss) before Tax & Exceptional item 441.50 (1651.98)

Add : Exceptional Item 465.22

Profit after Exceptional item 906.72 (1651.98)

Add: Provision for Income-tax

For Current Year- Current tax (205.00)

Deferred tax 39.56 18.18

MAT Credit Entitlement 64.00

For earlier years-Income Tax 6.86 10.94

Profit/(Loss) after Tax 812.14 (1622.86)

Add: Balance in Profit and Loss Account (1331.93) 290.93

Amount available for Appropriation (519.79) (1331.93)

Balance carried to Balance Sheet (519.791 (1331.93)

Earnings per share (in Rs.) 7.06 (14.11)

Cash earnings per share (in Rs.) 8.69 (12.52)

Corporate Overview

Khaitan Electricals Limited is India''s Leading Fan manufacturer with interests in Home Appliances and Lightings business having its Corporate head quarters in Kolkata.

Your Company prepares its financial statements in compliance with the requirements of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in India.

Financial Review

The year 2012-13 brought a note of satisfaction with significant growth in business volumes and margins. The Turnover grew by 16% from 453.65 Crores to Rs. 525.22 Crores. The Profit before Tax including Exceptional Income of Rs.4.65 Crore was at Rs.9.07 Crores as against a loss of Rs.16.52 Crores. The Net Profit After Tax was Rs.8.12 Crores as against a Net Loss of Rs.16.23 Crores.

Other income

Other income consists of interest received, export incentives, cash discount, claims received etc.

Financial Expenses

Financial expenses for the year was

Rs. 38.02 Crores as against Rs. 36.67 Crores in the Previous Year.

Depreciation

Depreciation was at Rs.1.87 Crores compared to Rs.1.83 Crores in the previous year.

Earning per Share

Earnings Per Share (EPS) stood at Rs. 7.06 compared to EPS of (Rs. 14.11) in the previous year. The cash earned per share stood at Rs. 8.69 as against (Rs. 12.52) in the previous year.

Cash flow analysis

(Rs. in lacs)

Cash from operations 3208.87 1287.98

Increase in borrowings (1559.9) 1963.69

Inter Corporate Deposits 1339.80 104.54

Net capital expenditure (431.64) 94.95

Interest Paid (Net) 2508.14 2669.92

Tax paid 69.41 205.58

Dividend Paid 172.50

lncrease/(Decrease) in Cash & Cash Equivalents 318.03 97.29

lncrease/(Decrease) in Working Capital 524.80 115.97

Total 2988.74 3356.21

Human Resources

The Company employed good human resources practices. The Company is enjoying good and congenial industrial relations at all its plants. As on 31st March, 2013, the total permanent employees were 806

Safety Environment And Pollution Control

The Company continuously works on high safety standards and a clean environment free from pollution. The manufacturing process does not generate effluents.

ISO 9001

The Plant of your Company located at Hyderabad and Kolkata are presently ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Current Outlook

Though the Company is optimistic about the outlook for the current year, the wild fluctuation in input cost, particularly metals is a major cause of concern. However the Company is making allout efforts to maintain its growth trend with thrust on reduction in cost. The Company continues its efforts to introduce many more products and designing new business formats for generation of higher revenues.

Risks And Concerns

Wild currency fluctuations affect metal prices and may cause pressure on margins. No threat is witnessed from imports.

Though the Company is realigning its products to mitigate the impact of rising cost, the steep rise in input cost is a major cause of concern.

With no sign of stability in input cost, the company looks forward to year 2013-14 with caution.

Internal Control Systems And Their Adequacy

The Company remains committed to

maintain its internal control system and procedures to provide reasonable assurances for efficient conduct of business and security of its assets. The Company has an elaborate budgetary control system and actual performance is consistently monitored by the Management. The Company has a well defined organizational structure, authority levels and internal guidelines and rules.

Fixed Deposits

The Company did not accept/renew any Fixed Deposits during the year under review and there were no outstanding Deposits.

Transfer Of Amounts To Investor Education And Protection Fund

Pursuant to the provisions of section 205A(5) of the Companies Act,1956, dividends which remained unpaid or unclaimed for a period of 7 years have been transferred by the company to the Investor Education and Protection Fund.

Directorate

Your Directors express their profound grief on the sad demise of Shri Shree Krishna Khaitan, the beloved founder and chairman of the Company on 4th November,2012 and pay glowing tributes to his vision and entrepreneurial spirit and for the immense contribution made by him for the establishment and growth of the Company.

Shri Shree Krishna Khaitan''s first mover approach and relentless efforts by introducing ECONOMY range of fans concept brought electric fans within the reach of millions of underprivileged citizens of INDIA and ushered a new era of Indian Fan Industry a decade ago.

Acclaimed as "icon" of Indian Fan Industry, Shri Shree Krishna Khaitan, carved out a distinct place for" Khaitan" in the Indian Fan Industry.

Shri Sunil Krishna Khaitan was elected as

Chairman of the Company by the Board of Directors on 10th November, 2012.

Sri Sunil K.Khaitan, Sri Sajjan Dabriwal, Sri V.K.Rungta and Sri Biswajit Choudhary, Directors of the Company retire by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for reappointment.

Corporate Governance Report

A separate report on Corporate Governance is furnished as a part of the Annual Report and the certificate from the Company''s Auditors regarding compliance with the said code is annexed to the said Report.

Cost Auditors

Pursuant to provisions of Section 233(B) of the Companies Act, 1956 necessary application was submitted to the Department of Company Affairs for the appointment of M/s.Prasad & Company, Cost Accountants as Cost Auditors to audit the cost accounts maintained by the Company for the year ending 31st March, 2013.

Management''s Response To Auditors'' Qualified Opinion

With regard to the observation made by the Auditors in the Audit Report, in the opinion of the Management, dues from Debtors being evidenced by supply documents and/or levy of interest being in accordance with the terms of supply, notwithstanding the absence of confirmations, all dues from debtors are realizable.

Auditors

M/s.V.S.Rao & Co., Chartered Accountants and M/s.G.P.Agrawal & Co., Chartered Accountants, Joint Auditors of the Company retire at the ensuing Annual General meeting and are eligible for re- appointment.

Directors'' Responsibility Statement

Pursuant to Sub Section 2 (2AA) of Section 217 of the Companies Act, 1956, the Board of Directors of the Company hereby state and confirm that:

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards had been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures.

ii) the Directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the Financial Year and of the profit of the Company for that period.

iii) the Directors took proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safe guarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities.

iv) The Directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.

Disclosures

Information, as required under Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, is set out as under:

A. Conservation of Energy : The Company''s energy requirement is not large and the power consumption is in conformity with the industry norms. Hence, no special measures were taken.

B. Technology Absorption

1. Specific areas in which R&D : Development of new models/products/ carried out by the Company processes, improvement in the quality and

productivity of the existing products.

2. Benefits derived as a result : Improvement in quality and productivity of the above R&D of the products.

3. Future Plan of Action : To design and develop new as well as low-cost models of fans, high speed fans and power-efficient motors.

4. Expenditure on R & D

a) Capital : Nil

b) Recurring : Rs. 2.58 Lacs

c) Total : Rs. 2.58 Lacs

d) Total R&D Expenditure : 0.005 % as a percentage of Total Turnover

Personnel

Relations with the employees remained cordial and harmonious. Your Directors wish to place on record their sincere appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Company''s employees at all levels. Information, as required under section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended are Nil.

The Directors thanks the Company''s Customers, Distributors, Vendors, Investors, Bankers and Financial Institutions for their support to the Company.

On behalf of the Board

Kolkata Sunil K. Khaitan

29th May, 2013 Chairman & Managing Director


Mar 31, 2012

To the members

The Directors present 36th Annual Report together with the Audited Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2012.

Financial results

2011-2012 2010-2011 (Rs. in lacs) (Rs. in lacs)

Sales of Goods 45365.45 48302.48

Gross Profit / (Loss) for the year (1469.17) 1132.62

Less: Depreciation (182.81) (177.45)

Profit/(Loss) before Tax & Exceptional item (1651.98) 955.17

Less: Exceptional Item - (75.99)

Profit after Exceptional Item (1651.98) 879.18

Less: Provision for Income Tax

For Current Year-Current tax - (320.00)

Deferred tax 18.18 (9.23)

For Earlier Years-Income tax 10.94 0.69

Profit/(Loss) after Tax (1622.86) 550.64

Add: Balance in Profit and Loss Account 290.93 432.31

Amount available for Appropriation (1331.93) 982.95 Appropriation

a) Transfer to General Reserve - 490.87 b) Proposed Dividend - 172.50

c) Tax on Dividend - 28.65

Balance carried to Balance Sheet (1331.93) 290.93

Earnings Per Share (in Rs.) (14.11) 4.79

Cash Earnings Per Share (in Rs.) (12.52) 6.33

CORPORATE OVERVIEW

Khaitan Electricals Limited is India's Leading Fan manufacturer with interests in Home Appliances and Lightings business having its Corporate head quarters in Kolkata.

Your Company prepares its financial statements in compliance with the requirements of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in India.

FINANCIAL REVIEW

In a year which has been one of the most challenging for the Industry in terms of slowing economies, rising input costs and wild currency fluctuations, your company registered steep decline in sales of goods to Rs 453.65 crores from Rs 483.02 crores and a net loss of Rs 16.23 crores against net profit after tax of Rs 5.51 crores in the previous financial year.

Going forward, the company is planning to consolidate its products, divisions and manufacturing facilities.

Other Income

Other income consists of interest received, export incentives, cash discount, claims received etc.

Financial Expenses

Financial expenses for the year was Rs.36.67 Crores as against Rs. 26.08 Crores in the Previous Year.

Depreciation

Depreciation was at Rs.1.83 Crores compared to Rs.1.77 Crores in the previous year.

Earning per Share

Earnings Per Share (EPS) stood at Rs. (14.11) compared to EPS of Rs. 4.79 in the previous year. The cash earned per share stood at Rs.(12.52) as against Rs. 6.33 in the previous year.

Cash flow analysis

Rs. in lacs

2011-12 2010-11

Cash from operations 1287.98 2659.27

Increase in Borrowings 1963.69 5641.97

Inter Corporate Deposits 104.54 -

Total 3356.21 8301.24

Net capital expenditure 94.95 246.45

Interest Paid (Net) 2669.92 1458.91

Dividend Paid 172.50 -

Tax paid 205.58 86.12

Increase/ Decrease) in Cash & Cash Equivalents 97.29 94.70

Increase/(Decrease) in Working Capital 115.97 4805.73

Inter Corporate Deposits - 1609.33

Total 8301.24

Human Resources

The Company employed good human resources practices. The Company is enjoying good and congenial industrial relations at all of its plants. As on 31st March, 2012, the total permanent employees were 806.

Safety Environment And Pollution Control

The Company continuously works on high safety standards and a clean environment free from pollution. The manufacturing process does not generate effluents.

ISO 9001

The Plant of your Company located at Hyderabad and Kolkata are presently ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Current Outlook

Sluggish economy, higher inflation that is lowering consumers' disposable income, rising input costs apart from shrinking demand are some of the challenges that continue to haunt fan industry. Overall the outlook for fan industry continues to remain flat.

Risks And Concerns

Deep Currency fluctuations affect metal prices and expected to cause pressure on our margins. No threat is witnessed from imports.

Though the Company is consolidating its products and mitigating the impact of rising interest costs, the steep rise in input cost is a big cause of concern.

With no sign of stability in input prices, the company looks forward to year 2012- 13 with extreme caution.

Internal Control Systems And Their Adequacy

The Company remains committed to maintain its internal control systems and procedures to provide reasonable assurances for efficient conduct of business and security of its assets. The Company has an elaborate budgetary control system and actual performance is consistently monitored by the Management. The Company has a well defined organizational structure, authority levels and internal guidelines and rules.

Fixed Deposits

The Company did not accept/renew any Fixed Deposit during the year under review and there were no outstanding Deposits.

Transfer Of Amounts To Investor Education And Protection Fund

Pursuant to the provisions of section 205A(5) of the Companies Act,1956, dividends which remained unpaid or unclaimed for a period of 7 years have been transferred by the company to the Investor Education and Protection Fund.

Directorate

Sri Sunil K.Khaitan, Sri A.K.Kajaria and Sri M.G.Todi, Directors of the Company retire by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for reappointment.

Sri Jyoti P.Tibrewala an independent Director of the company resigned from the Board after a long period of 36 years.

Your Board places on record its, appreciation for his able guidance, wise counsel and support which benefited the company.

Corporate Governance Report

A separate report on Corporate Governance is furnished as a part of the Annual Report and the certificate from the Company's Auditors regarding compliance with the said code is annexed to the said Report.

Cost Auditors

Pursuant to provisions of Section 233(B) of the Companies Act, 1956 necessary application was submitted to the Department of Company Affairs for the appointment of M/s.Prasad & Company, Cost Accountants as Cost Auditors to audit the cost accounts maintained by the Company for the year ending 31st March, 2012.

Auditors

M/s.V.S.Rao & Co., Chartered Accountants and M/s.G.P.AgrawaI & Co., Chartered Accountants, Joint Auditors of the Company retire at the ensuing Annual General meeting and are eligible for re- appointment.

Directors' Responsibility Statement

Pursuant to Sub Section 2 (2AA) of Section 217 of the Companies Act, 1956, the Board of Directors of the Company hereby state and confirm that:

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards had been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures.

ii) the Directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the Financial Year and of the loss of the Company for that period.

iii) the Directors took proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safe guarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities.

iv) The Directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.

Disclosures

Information, as required under Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, is set out as under:

A. Conservation of Energy : The Company's energy requirement is not large and the power consumption is in conformity with the industry norms. Hence, no special measures were taken.

B. Technology Absorption

1. Specific areas in which R&D carried out by the Company

: Development of new models/products/ processes, improvement in the quality and productivity of the existing products.

2. Benefits derived as a result of the above R&D

: Improvement in quality and productivity of the products.

3. Future Plan of Action : To design and develop new as well as low-cost models of fans, high speed fans and power-efficient motors.

4. Expenditure on R&D

a) Capital : Nil

b) Recurring : Rs. 4.29 Lacs

c) Total : Rs. 4.29 Lacs

d) Total R & D Expenditure

as a percentage of Total Turnover

: 0.010 %

C. Foreign Exchange Earning and Outgo

1.Activities relating to Exports, initiatives taken to increase exports, development of new export markets for products and services and export plans.

: The Company export its products to various Middle East Countries, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Sudan, Jordan, Egypt, Kenya, Maldives, Italy, Yeman,Uganda, Iraq, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, etc. Efforts are on for increasing exports to the existing customers and for exporting to new countries.

2. Total Exchange used and earned : Used - Rs. 4263.16 Lacs

Earned - Rs. 562.79 Lacs

Personnel

Relations with the employees remained cordial and harmonious. Your Directors wish to place on record their sincere appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Company's employees at all levels. Information, as required under section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended are NIL.

The Directors thanks the Company's Customers, Distributors, Vendors, Investors, Bankers and Financial Institutions for their support to the Company.

On behalf of the Board



Kolkata S.K. Khaitan

30th May, 2012 Chairman






Mar 31, 2010

The Directors are delighted to present 34th Annual Report together with the Audited Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2010.

Financial results

2009-2010 2008-2009

(Rs. in lacs) (Rs. in lacs)

Sales 37,231.11 29,741.59

Gross profit for the year 727.39 459.19

Less: Depreciation (165.24) 173.89

Profit before Exceptional item & Tax 562.15 285.30

Less: Exceptional Item - 902.13

Profit / (Loss) before Tax 562.15 (616.83)

Less: Provision for Income Tax

For Current Year-Current tax (100.00) -

Deferred tax (161.17) (178.09)

Fringe benefit tax - 42.21

MAT Credit Entitlement 55.00

For Earlier Years

Income tax 3.25 (3.02)

(202.92) (138.90)

Profit / (Loss) after Tax 359.23 (477.93)

Add: Profit brought forward from

previous year 73.08 551.01

Making an available surplus of 432.31 73.08

Which is to be carried forward

Earnings per share (in Rs.) 3.12 (4.16)

Cash earnings per share (in Rs.) 4.56 (2.64)

Dividend

Considering the quantum of Profit and requirement of funds for expansion and modernization of plants, your directors do not recommend any dividend for the year 2009-10 on Equity Shares.

Financial review

The year 2009-10 brought a note of satisfaction with significant growth in business volumes and marginal improvement in realizations from the market. Cost of inputs, more particularly metals witnessed volatility leaving its mark on bottom line of the Company.

Sales

Sale for the year ended March 31st, 2010 improved to Rs. 372.31 Crores, compared

to Rs. 297.42 Crores in the previous year registering a growth rate of 25%. The operating profits for the year was up at Rs. 22.80 Crores against Rs. 10.50 Crores before exceptional item for the previous year.

Other Income

Other income consists of, export incentives, cash discount, claims received etc.

Financial expenses

Net Financial expenses for the year was Rs. 15.53 Crores as against Rs. 5.91 Crores in the Previous Year.

Depreciation

Depreciation was at Rs. 1.65 Crores compared to Rs. 1.74 Crores in the previous year.

Earnings per share

Earnings Per Share (EPS) stood at Rs. 3.12 compared to EPS of Rs. (4.16) in the previous year. The cash earned stood at Rs. 4.56 as against Rs. (2.64) per share in the previous year.

Cash flow nalysis

Rs. in lacs

Source of cash 2009-10 2008-09

Cash from operations 1,974.72 881.99

Increase in borrowings 3,181.64 941.89

Inter Corporate Deposits 188.35 574.11

Decrese in Cash & Cash Equiveients 114.13

Total 5,344.71 2,512.10

Use of cash 2009-10 2008-09

Net capital expenditure 373.51 248.32

Interest Paid (Net) 1,196.84 363.71

Dividend Paid - 230.00

Tax paid 41.56 115.41

Increase/(Decrease) in Cash

& Cash Equivalents 689.43

lncrease/(Decrease) in Working Capital 3,043.37 652.53

Exceptional Item {Loss by Fire) - 902.13

Total 5,344.71 2,512.10

Industrial structure

The Fan Industry registered significant growth in demand during 2009-10. The stimulus given by Government of India in the form of drop in Central Excise Duties has shielded Indian economy from the global economic turbulences and resulted into smart recovery.

Human resources

The Company employed good human resources practices. The Company is enjoying good and congenial industrial relations at all of its plants. As on 31st March, 2010, the total permanent employees were 863.

Safety environment and pollution control

The Company continuously works on high safety standards and a clean environment free from pollution. The manufacturing process does not generate effluents.

ISO 9001

The Plant of your Company located at Hyderabad and Kolkata are presently ISO 9001:2000 certified.

Current outlook, risks & concerns

The Company operates in a highly competitive market. The demand for current year is expected to be strong with improved realty sector performance. The Retail format - Elmart and Fantasy having been scaled down may result into pruning of overheads. Our ability to sustain improved scale of operations may significantly improve margins. Currency fluctuations may affect metal prices and may cause pressure on our margins. No threat is witnessed from imports.

Internal control systems and their adequacy

The Company remains committed to maintain its internal control system and procedures to provide reasonable assurances for efficient conduct of business and security of its assets. The Company has an elaborate budgetary control system and actual performance is consistently monitored by the Management. The Company has a well defined organizational structure, authority levels and internal guidelines and rules.

Fixed deposits

The Company did not accept/renew any Fixed Deposit during the year under review and there were no outstanding Deposits.

Directorate

Sri A.K.Kajaria, Sri M.G.Todi and Sri Sajjan Dabriwal, Directors of the Company retire by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for reappointment.

Sri Biswajit Choudhuri joined the Board as Independent Director during the year.

Corporate Governance Report

A separate report on Corporate Governance is furnished as a part of the Annual Report and the certificate from the Companys Auditors regarding compliance with the said code is annexed to the said Report.

Cost auditors

Pursuant to provisions of Section 233(B) of the Companies Act, 1956 necessary application was submitted to the Department of Company Affairs for the appointment of M/s.Prasad & Company, Cost Accountants as Cost Auditors to audit the cost accounts maintained by the Company for the year ending 31st March, 2010.

Auditors

M/s.V.S.Rao & Co., Chartered Accountants and M/s.G.P.Agrawal & Co., Chartered Accountants, Joint Auditors of the Company retire at the ensuing Annual General meeting and are eligible for re- appointment

Directors Responsibility Statement

Pursuant to Sub Section 2 (2AA) of Section 217 of the Companies Act, 1956, the Board of Directors of the Company hereby state and confirm that:

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards had been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures.

ii) the Directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the Financial Year and of the profit of the Company for that period.

iii) the Directors took proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safe guarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities.

iv) the Directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.

Disclosures

Information, as required under Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, is set out as under:

A. Conservation of Energy : The Companys energy requirement is not large and the power consumption is in conformity with the industry norms. Hence, no special measures were taken.

B. Technology Absorption

1. Specific areas in which R&D : Development of new models/products/ carried out by the Company processes, improvement in the quality and productivity of the existing products.

2. Benefits derived as a result : Improvement in quality and productivity of the above R&D of the products.

3. Future Plan of Action : To design and develop new as well as low-cost models of fans, high speed fans and power-efficient motors.

4. Expenditure on R&D

a) Capital : Nil

b) Recurring : Rs. 16.08 Lacs

c) Total : Rs. 16.08 Lacs

d) Total R&D Expenditure : 0.04 % as a percentage of Total Turnover

C. Foreign Exchange Earning and Outgo

1. Activities relating to Exports, initiatives : The Company export its products taken to increase exports, development to various Middle East Countries, of new export markets for products and Nigeria, Ghana,Tanzania, Sudan, services and export plans. Jordan, Egypt, Kenya, Maldives, Bhutan

Italy, Yeman,Uganda, Iraq, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, etc. Efforts are on for increasing exports to the existing customers and for exporting to new countries.

2. Total Exchange used and earned : Used - Rs. 2982.53 Lacs

Earned - Rs. 882.16 Lacs

Personnel

Relations with the employees remained cordial and harmonious. Your Directors wish to place on record their sincere appreciation for the dedicated services rendered by the Companys employees at all levels. Information, as required under section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended are set out as under:

Employed throughout the financial year:

Name : Sri Sunil K. Khaitan

Age and experience : 50 Years & 31 years

Designation and nature of duty : Vice Chairman & Managing Director

Qualification : B.Com (Hons), MBA

Remuneration : Rs. 4,320,967/-

Date of joining : 01.11.1998

Particulars of last employment : Vice-Chairman & Managing Director of Erstwhile Khaitan Electricals Limited

Note: Sri Sunil K.Khaitan is related to Sri S.K.Khaitan, Chairman, Sri Sajjan Dabriwal, Dy. Managing Director and Sri A.K.Kajaria, Director.

The Directors thanks the Companys Customers, Distributors, Vendors, Investors, Bankers and Financial Institutions for their support to the Company.

On behalf of the Board Kolkata 29th May,2010 S.K.Khaitan Chairman

 
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