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Mar 31, 2014

A) The accounts are prepared on historical cost convention in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles as adopted consistently by the company and comply with the accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India referred to in section 211(3C) of the Companies Act 1956. The preparation of financial statements in conformity with Accounting Standards requires management to make estimates and assumptions that effect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities at the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period.

b) It is the practice of the Company to state the Fixed Assets at cost of acquisition/construction less accumulated depreciation. In the case of fixed assets acquired for new projects / expansion interest cost on borrowings and other related expenses up to the date of completion of projects incurred towards acquiring the fixed assets are capitalised. Advances paid towards acquisition of the fixed assets and cost of the assets not put to use before end of the year are disclosed under capital work in progress.

c) Inventories are valued as under :

I. Raw materials at cost (net of CENVAT & State VAT Credits) (First in First out-FIFO) or Market Value, whichever is less.

II. Work in process at raw material cost.

III. Finished goods at cost or net realizable value, whichever is less.

IV. Packing materials and stores & spares at cost or net realizable value, whichever is less.

V. Traded goods at cost. (First in First out-FIFO/Specific identification of the individual costs- as the case may be) or net realizable value whichever is less.

d) Depreciation :

Depreciation has been provided on the fixed assets on straight line method u/s 205(2)(b) of the Companies Act, 1956 consistent with the Company"s accounting policy, at the rates and in the manner laid down in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act,1956 read with the relevant circulars issued by the Department of Company Affairs. Depreciation on the fixed assets added or sold during the year has been calculated on pro-rata basis from the month of such addition or upto the month of sale.

e) Excise Duty :

i) Excise duty paid in respect of raw materials purchased and used for manufacture does not form part of consumption of raw materials to the extent of the CENVAT credit availed. Such duty is debited to Central Excise Duty Account and adjusted against excise duty payable on the finished goods.

ii) Excise duty payable on stock of finished goods not cleared from excise bonded warehouse is included in closing inventory.

Revenue in respect of insurance, interest, commission and other claims etc. is recognized only when it is reasonably certain that the ultimate collection will be made.

f) Compensation to employees who have opted for retirement under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme of the Company is amortized equally over ten years.

g) Long Term Investments are stated at cost. Provisions for diminution in value of long term investments is made only if such decline is other than temporary in opinion of the management.

h) Retirement Benefit :

Defined Contribution Plan:

i) Provident Fund and Pension Fund : The Company contributes towards provident and pension fund which is administered by the Central Government and are charged against revenue every year.

Defined Benefit Plan:

ii) Gratuity Fund : Liabilities for payment of gratuity to employees are covered through Group Gratuity Scheme and are charged against revenue every year. Provision for gratuity is made on basis of the actuarial valuation. Actuarial gain or loss is recognized immediately in the statement of profit and loss account as income or expense. The company has one employee gratuity fund managed by Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Ltd.

i) The expenditure on research & development is expensed out under the respective heads of accounts in the

year in which it is incurred. Expenditure which results in creation of Capital Asset is treated in the same way as the expenditure on other Fixed Assets.

j) Foreign Currency Transactions:

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items (except forward contract transactions) are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/ loss is reflected in the Profit and Loss Account. Other non-monetary items, like fixed assets are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction. Exchange rate difference arising on account of conversion/ translation of liabilities for acquisition of Fixed Assets is recognized in the Profit & Loss account.

k) Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of notes to the accounts. Provision is made in the accounts in respect of those liabilities which are likely to materialise after the year end till the finalisation of accounts and have material effect on the position stated in the accounts.

l) Tax expenses comprise current and deferred tax. Current income tax is measured at the amount expected to be paid to the tax authorities in accordance with the Income tax Act, 1961. The tax rates and tax laws used to compute the amount are those that are enacted at the reporting date. Deferred income taxes reflect the impact of current year timing differences between taxable income and accounting income for the year and reversal of timing differences of earlier years. Deferred tax is measured based on the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantively enacted at the balance sheet date.

m) Prior period items

Prior period expenses/income are accounted under the respective heads. Material items, if any, are disclosed separately by way of note.

n) Related party transactions

Disclosure of transactions with related parties, as required by Accounting Standard 18 "Related Party Disclosures" has been set out in separate statement annexed to this schedule. Related parties as defined under clause 3 of the Accounting Standard have been identified on the basis of representations made by key managerial personnel and information available with the Company.

o) Leases

The Company"s significant leasing arrangements are in respect of cancellable operating leases for machineries and premises. The leasing arrangements which are cancellable are renewable by mutual consent on agreed terms. The aggregate lease rentals payable are charged as rent including lease rentals.

p) Earning per share

The Company reports basic and diluted earnings per share (EPS) in accordance with Accounting Standard-20 issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The basic EPS has been computed by dividing the income available to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the accounting year.

q) Export Incentives

Export benefits under duty entitlement pass book and duty draw back are accounted for on accrual basis to the extent considered receivable.

r) Impairment of Assets

An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of assets exceeds its recoverable value. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. The impairment loss recognized in prior accounting period is reversed if there has been a change in the estimate of recoverable amount.

s) Sundry creditors, sundry debtors and loans and advances include certain items for which confirmations are yet to be received and include certain long outstanding balances which are considered payable/realizable, as the case may be.

t) In the opinion of current assets, loans and advances, other than doubtful, have the value at which they are stated in the Balance-Sheet if realised in the ordinary course of business. The provision for all known liabilities is adequate and not in excess of the amount reasonably necessary.

The Company has only one class of shares referred to as Equity Shares having par value of Rs. 10/- each.

There are no issue of bonus shares during last five financial years.

Shares issued for consideration other than cash during last five financial years:

1,14,33,333 equity shares of Rs. 10 each issued to shareholders of Metrochem Industries Limited pursuant to scheme of arrangement.


Mar 31, 2013

A) The accounts are prepared on historical cost convention in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles as adopted consistently by the company and comply with the accounting standards issued by trie Institute of Chartered Accountants of India referred to in section 211(3C) of the Companies Act 1956. The preparation of financial statements in conformity with Accounting Standards requires management to make estimates and assumptions that effect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities at the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period.

b) It is the practice of the Company to state the Fixed Assets at cost of acquisition/construction less accumulated depreciation. In the case of fixed assets acquired for new projects / expansion interest cost on borrowings and other related expenses up to the date of completion of projects incurred towards acquiring the fixed assets are capitalised. Advances paid towards acquisition of the fixed assets and cost of the assets not put to use before end of the year are disclosed under capital work in progress,

c) Inventories are valued as under:

I. Raw materials at cost (net of C EN VAT & State VAT Credits) (First in First out-FIFO) or Market Value, whichever is less.

II. Work in process at raw material cost.

III. Finished goods at cost or net realizable value, whichever is less.

IV. Packing materials and stores & spares at cost or net realizable value, whichever is less.

V. Traded goods at cost. (First in First out-FIFO/Specific identification of the individual costs- as the case may be) or net realizable value whichever is less.

d) Depreciation :

Depreciation has been provided on the fixed assets on straight line method u/s 205(2)(b) of the Companies Act, 1956 consistent with the Company''s accounting policy, at the rates and in the manner laid down in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956 read with the relevant circulars issued by the Department of Company Affairs. Depreciation on the fixed assets added or sold during the year has been calculated on pro-rata basis from the month of such addition or upto the month of sale.

e) Excise Duty :

i) Excise duty paid in respect of raw materials purchased and used for manufacture does not form part of consumption of raw materials to the extent of the CENVAT credit availed. Such duty is debited to Central Excise Duty Account and adjusted against excise duty payable on the finished goods.

ii) Excise duty payable on stock of finished goods not cleared from excise bonded warehouse is included in closing inventory,

Revenue in respect of insurance, interest, commission and other claims etc. is recognized only when it is reasonably certain that the ultimate collection will be made.

f) Compensation to employees who have opted for retirement under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme of the Company is amortized equally over ten years.

g) Long Term Investments are stated at cost. Provisions for diminution in value of long term investments is made only if such decline is other than temporary in opinion of the management.

h) Retirement Benefit:

Defined Contribution Plan:

i) Provident Fund and Pension Fund : The Company contributes towards provident and pension fund which is administered by the Central Government and are charged against revenue every year.

Defined Benefit Plan:

ii) Gratuity Fund : Liabilities for payment of gratuity to employees are covered through Group Gratuity Scheme and are charged against revenue every year. Provision for gratuity is made on basis of the actuarial valuation. Actuarial gain or loss is recognized immediately in the statement of profit and loss account as income or expense. The company has one employee gratuity fund managed by Future Generati India Life Insurance Company Ltd.

i) The expenditure on research & development is expensed out under the respective heads of accounts in the year in which it is incurred. Expenditure which results in creation of Capital Asset is treated in the same way as the expenditure on other Fixed Assets.

j) Foreign Currency Transactions:

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items (except forward contract transactions) are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/ loss is reflected in the Profit and Loss Account. Other non-monetary items, like fixed assets are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction. Exchange rate difference arising on account of conversion/ translation of Liabilities for acquisition of Fixed Assets is recognized in the Profit & Loss account. k) Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of notes to the accounts. Provision is made in the accounts in respect of those liabilities which are likely to materialise after the year end till the finatisation of accounts and have material effect on the position stated in the accounts.

L) Tax expenses comprise current and deferred tax. Current income tax is measured at the amount expected to be paid to the tax authorities in accordance with the Income tax Act, 1961. The tax rates and tax Laws used to compute the amount are those that are enacted at the reporting date. Deferred income taxes reflect the impact of current year timing differences between taxable income and accounting income for the year and reversal of timing differences of earlier years. Deferred tax is measured based on the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantively enacted at the balance sheet date.

m) Prior period items

Prior period expenses/income are accounted under the respective heads. Material items, if any, are disclosed separately by way of note.

n) Related party transactions

Disclosure of transactions with related parties, as required by Accounting Standard 18 "Related Party Disclosures" has been set out in separate statement annexed to this schedule. Related parties as defined under clause 3 of the Accounting Standard have been identified on the basis of representations made by key managerial personnel and information available with the Company.

o) Leases

The Company''s significant leasing arrangements are in respect of cancellable operating leases for machineries and premises. The leasing arrangements which are cancellable are renewable by mutual consent on agreed terms. The aggregate lease rentals payable are charged as rent including Lease rentals.

p) Earning per share

The Company reports basic and diluted earnings per share (EPS) in accordance with Accounting Standard-20 issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The basic EPS has been computed by dividing the income available to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the accounting year.

q) Export Incentives

Export benefits under duty entitlement pass book and duty draw back are accounted for on accrual basis to the extent considered receivable.

r) Impairment of Assets

An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of assets exceeds its recoverable value. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. The impairment Loss recognized in prior accounting period is reversed if there has been a change in the estimate of recoverable amount.

s) Sundry creditors, sundry debtors and loans and advances include certain items for which confirmations are yet to be received and include certain Long outstanding balances which are considered payable/realizable, as the case may be.

t) In the opinion of the directors, current assets, Loans and advances, other than doubtful, have the value at which they are stated in the Balance-Sheet if realised in the ordinary course of business. The provision for all known liabilities is adequate and not in excess of the amount reasonably necessary.


Mar 31, 2012

A) The accounts are prepared on historical cost convention in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles as adopted consistently by the company and comply with the accounting standards issued by the institute of Chartered Accountants of India referred to in section 211(3C) of the Companies Act 1956. The preparation of financial statements in conformity with Accounting Standards requires management to make estimates and assumptions that effect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities at the date of financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period.

b) It is the practice of the Company to state the Fixed Assets at cost of acquisition/construction less accumulated depredation. In the case of fixed assets acquired for new projects/expansion interest cost on borrowings and other related expenses up to the date of completion of projects incurred towards acquiring the fixed assets are capitalised. Advances paid towards acquisition of the fixed assets and cost of the assets not put to use before end of the year are disclosed under capital work in progress.

c) Inventories are valued as under:

I. Raw materials at cost (net of CENVAT & State VAT Credits) (First in First out-FIFO) or Market Value, whichever is less.

II. Work in process at raw material cost.

III. Finished goods at cost or net realizable value, whichever is less,

IV. Packing materials and stores & spares at cost or net realizable value, whichever is less.

V. Traded goods at cost. (First in First out-FIFO/Specific identification of the individual costs- as the case may be) or net realizable value whichever is less.

d) Depreciation :

Depreciation has been provided on the fixed assets on straight line method u/s 205(2)(b) of the Companies Act, 1956 consistent with the Company's accounting policy, at the rates and in the manner laid down in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956 read with the relevant circulars issued by the Department of Company Affairs. Depreciation cm the fixed assets added or sold during the year has been calculated on pro-rata basis from the month of such addition or upto the month of sale.

e) Excise Duty :

i) Excise duty paid in respect of raw materials purchased and used for manufacture does not form part of consumption of raw materials to the extent of the CENVAT credit availed. Such duty is debited to Central Excise Duty Account and adjusted against excise duty payable on the finished goods.

ii) Excise duty payable on stock of finished goods not cleared from excise bonded warehouse is included in closing inventory, Revenue in respect of insurance, interest, commission and other claims etc. is recognized only when it is reasonably certain that the ultimate collection will be made.

f) Compensation to employees who have opted for retirement under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme of the Company is amortized equally over ten years

g) Long Term Investments are stated at cost. Provisions for diminution in value of long term investments is made only if such decline is other than temporary in opinion of the management.

h) Retirement Benefit:

Defined Contribution Plan:

i) Provident Fund and Pension Fund : The Company contributes towards provident and pension fund which is administered by the Central Government and are charged against revenue every year,

Defined Benefit Plan:

ii) Gratuity Fund : Liabilities for payment of gratuity to employees are covered through Group Gratuity Scheme and are charged against revenue every year. Provision for gratuity is made on basis of the actuarial valuation. Actuarial gain or Loss is recognized immediately in the statement of profit and Loss account as income or expense. The company has one employee gratuity fund managed by Future General in India Life Insurance Company Ltd,

i) The expenditure on research & development is expensed out under the respective heads of accounts in the year in which it is incurred. Expenditure which results in creation of Capital Asset is treated in the same way as the expenditure on other Fixed Assets.

j) Foreign Currency Transactions:

Transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of transaction. Foreign currency monetary items (except forward contract transactions) are reported using closing rate of exchange at the end of the year. The resulting exchange gain/ loss is reflected in the Profit and Loss Account, Other non-monetary items, like fixed assets are carried in terms of historical cost using the exchange rate at the date of transaction. Exchange rate difference arising on account of conversion/translation of liabilities for acquisition of Fixed Assets is recognized in the Profit & Loss account.

k) Contingent liabilities are disclosed by way of notes to the accounts. Provision is made in the accounts in respect of those liabilities which are Likely to materialise after the year end till the finalisation of accounts and have material effect on the position stated in the accounts.

l) Tax expenses comprise current and deferred tax. Current income tax is measured at the amount expected to be paid to the tax authorities in accordance with the Income tax Act, 1961. The tax rates and tax laws used to compute the amount are those that are enacted at the reporting date. Deferred income taxes reflect the impact of current year timing differences between taxable income and accounting income for the year and reversal of timing differences of earlier years. Deferred tax is measured based on the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantively enacted at the balance sheet date.

m) Prior period items

Prior period expenses/income are accounted under the respective heads. Material items, if any, are disclosed separately by way of note.

n) Related party transactions

Disclosure of transactions with related parties, as required by Accounting Standard 18 "Related Party Disclosures" has been set out in separate statement annexed to this schedule. Related parties as defined under clause 3 of the Accounting Standard have been identified on the basis of representations made by key managerial personnel and information available with the Company.

o) Leases

The Company's significant leasing arrangements are in respect of cancellable operating leases for machineries and premises. The leasing arrangements which are cancellable are renewable by mutual consent on agreed terms. The aggregate lease rentals payable are charged as rent including lease rentals,

p) Earning per share

The Company reports basic and diluted earnings per share (EPS) in accordance with Accounting Standard-20 issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The basic EPS has been computed by dividing the income available to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the accounting year.

q) Export Incentives

Export benefits under duty entitlement pass book and duty draw back are accounted for on accrual basis to the extent considered receivable.

r) Impairment of Assets

An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of assets exceeds its recoverable value. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit & Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. The impairment Loss recognized in prior accounting period is reversed if there has been a change in the estimate of recoverable amount.

s) Sundry creditors, sundry debtors and loans and advances include certain items for which confirmations are yet to be received and include certain long outstanding balances which are considered payable/realizable, as the case may be.

t) In the opinion of the directors, current assets, loans and advances, other than doubtful, have the value at which they are stated in the Balance-Sheet if realised in the ordinary course of business. The provision for all known liabilities is adequate and not in excess of the amount reasonably necessary.

 
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