Mar 31, 2015
We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of Minda Finance Limited ("the company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 20.15, 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.
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 preparation and presentation 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 insuring 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 or error.
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 there under.
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 whether the company has in place an adequate internal financial Controls system over financial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such, controls. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the Company's Board of 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 statements.
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:
a) In the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31,2015;
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.
As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2015, issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section 143 of the Act, we enclose in the annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the said order, to the extent applicable.
As required by Section 143(3) of the Act, we report that:
a) We have sought and 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 aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with the Accounting Standards specified in Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.
e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2015 taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31,2015, 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 Auditor's) Rules, 2014, in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us:
i. There were no pending litigations which would impact the financial position of the company.
ii. The Company did not have any material foreseeable losses on long term contracts including derivatives contracts.
iii. There were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.
ANNEXURE REFERRED. TO THE AUDITORS' REPORT OF EVEN DATE TO THE MEMBERS OF MINDA FINANCE LIMITED ON THE STANDALONE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED MARCH 31, 2015
On the basis of such checks as we considered appropriate and in terms of information and explanations given to us, we state that:-
(i) (a) The company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of the fixed assets.
(b) The fixed assets have been physically verified by the management at the year end, According to the information and explanation given to us, no material discrepancies have been noticed on such verification,
ii) The inventory held by the Company is not in the nature of, for re-sale, production or consumption, therefore, clause 3(h) of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2015 is not applicable,
(iii) The company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured, to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 189 of the companies Act. Consequently, the requirement of clause 3 (iii), (iii) (a) and (iii) (b) of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2015 is not applicable.
(iv) In our opinion, there are adequate internal control systems commensurate with the size of the company and nature of its business with regard to purchase of fixed assets and for the sale of services. The activities of the company do not involve purchase of inventory and sale of goods. We have not observed any major weakness in infernal control system during the course of audit.
(v) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.
(vi) The nature of the Company's business is such that maintenance of cost records specified by the central Government under sub section (1) of section 148 of The Act , is not applicable.
(vii) (a) According to the records, information and explanations provided to us, Company is generally regular in depositing with appropriate authorities undisputed statutory dues . including provident fund, employee's state insurance, income tax, sales tax, wealth tax, service tax, duty of customs, duty of excise, value added tax, cess and other statutory dues applicable to it and no undisputed amounts payable were outstanding as at March 31, 2015 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.
(b) There is no amount in respect of income tax, sales tax, wealth tax, service tax, duty of customs, duty of excise, value added tax and cess that have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities on account of any dispute.
(c) According to the information and explanation given to us there were no amounts which were required to be transferred to investor education and protection fund in accordance with the relevant provisions ofthe Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956). and rules made there under.
(viii) The Company did not have any accumulated losses at the end ofthe financial year and has not incurred cash losses in the current financial year and in the immediately preceding financial year.
(ix) There were no dues payable to debenture holders, banks and financial institutions.
(x) The company has pot given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.
(xi) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has not obtained any term loan.
(xii) Based on the audit procedures performed and information and explanations given to us by the management, we report that no material fraud on or by the company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.
FOR R.N.SARAF & CO. CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (Registration No, 002023.N)
R.N. SARAF, F.C.A. (Membership No. 12439) Place : New Delhi Date : 25th May, 2015