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Notes to Accounts of MindTree Ltd.

Mar 31, 2017

1. Company overview

Mindtree Limited (‘Mindtree’ or ‘the Company’) is an international Information Technology consulting and implementation company that delivers business solutions through global software development. The Company is structured into four industry verticals - Retail, CPG and Manufacturing (RCM), Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Technology, Media and Services (TMS) and Travel and Hospitality (TH). The Company offers services in the areas of agile, analytics and information management, application development and maintenance, business process management, business technology consulting, cloud, digital business, independent testing, infrastructure management services, mobility, product engineering and SAP services.

The Company is a public limited company incorporated and domiciled in India and has its registered office at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India and has offices in India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, South Africa, UAE, Netherlands, Canada, Belgium, France, Ireland, Poland and Republic of China. The Company has its primary listings on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange in India. The financial statements were authorized for issuance by the Company’s Board of Directors on April 20, 2017.

2.1 Distributions made and proposed

The amount of per share dividend recognized as distributions to equity shareholders for the year ended March 31, 2017, year ended March 31, 2016 and March 31, 2015 was Rs.10 , Rs.23 and Rs.17 respectively.

The Board of Directors at its meeting held on April 18, 2016 had recommended a final dividend of 30% ( Rs.3 per equity share of par value Rs.10 each). The proposal was approved by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting held on July 19, 2016, this has resulted in a cash outflow of Rs.589, inclusive of dividend distribution tax of Rs.86. Also, the Board of Directors at its meeting held on October 21, 2016, January 19, 2017 and March 27, 2017 had declared an interim dividend of 30% (Rs.3 per equity share of par value of Rs.10 each) for the quarter ended September 30, 2016, 20% (Rs.2 per equity share of par value of Rs.10 each) for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 and 20% (Rs.2 per equity share of par value of Rs.10 each) for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. Further, the Board of Directors at its meeting held on April 20, 2017 have recommended a final dividend of 30% (Rs.3 per equity share of par value Rs.10 each) which is subject to approval of shareholders. If approved, this would result in a cash outflow of approximately Rs.607, inclusive of dividend distribution tax.

The loan is an unsecured loan carrying a simple interest of 3% p.a on the outstanding amount of loan. Repayment of loan is in 10 equal annual installments from June 2011. Any delay in repayment entails a liability of 12% p.a. compounded monthly for the period of delay. The loan carries an effective interest rate of 3% p.a and is repayable in full on June 2021. There is no default in the repayment of the principal loan and interest amounts.

The Company has units at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bhubaneshwar registered as Special Economic Zone (SEZ) units which are entitled to a tax holiday under Section 10AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

The Company also has STPI units at Bengaluru and Pune which are registered as a 100 percent Export Oriented Unit, which were earlier entitled to a tax holiday under Section 10B and Section 10A of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

A substantial portion of the profits of the Company’s India operations are exempt from Indian income taxes being profits attributable to export operations from undertakings situated in Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Under the Special Economic Zone Act, 2005 scheme, units in designated Special Economic Zones providing service on or after April 1, 2005 will be eligible for a deduction of 100 percent of profits or gains derived from the export of services for the first five years from commencement of provision of services and 50 percent of such profits and gains for a further five years. Certain tax benefits are also available for a further five years subject to the unit meeting defined conditions.

Dividend income from certain category of investments is exempt from tax. The difference between the reported income tax expense and income tax computed at statutory tax rate is primarily attributable to income exempt from tax.

Pursuant to the changes in the Indian income tax laws in fiscal 2007, Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) has been extended to income in respect of which deduction is claimed under the tax holiday schemes discussed above; consequently, the Company has calculated its tax liability for current domestic taxes after considering MAT. The excess tax paid under MAT provisions over and above normal tax liability can be carried forward and set-off against future tax liabilities computed under normal tax provisions.

The Company is also subject to tax on income attributable to its permanent establishments in foreign jurisdictions due to operation of its foreign branches.

3. Operating lease

The Company has various operating leases, mainly for office buildings including land. Lease rental expense under non-cancellable operating lease during the year ended March 31, 2017 amounted to Rs.400 (for the year ended March 31, 2016: Rs.460). Future minimum lease payments under non-cancellable operating lease are as below:

4. Financial instruments

The carrying value and fair value of financial instruments by categories as at March 31, 2017, March 31, 2016 and April 1, 2015 is as follows:

The management assessed that fair value of cash and short-term deposits, trade receivables, trade payables, book overdrafts and other current financial assets and liabilities approximate their carrying amounts largely due to the short-term maturities of these instruments. The fair value of the financial assets and liabilities is included at the amount at which the instrument could be exchanged in a current transaction between willing parties, other than in a forced or liquidation sale.

The following methods and assumptions were used to estimate the fair values:

i) Long-term fixed-rate receivables/borrowings are evaluated by the Company based on parameters such as interest rates, specific country risk factors, individual creditworthiness of the customer and the risk characteristics of the financed project. Based on this evaluation, allowances are taken into account for the expected losses of these receivables.

ii) The fair value of the quoted bonds and mutual funds are based on price quotations at reporting date. The fair value of unquoted instruments , loans from banks and other financial liabilities, as well as other non-current financial liabilities is estimated by discounting future cash flows using rates currently available for debt on similar terms, credit risk and remaining maturities. In addition to being sensitive to a reasonably possible change in the forecast cash flows or discount rate, the fair value of the equity instruments is also sensitive to a reasonably possible change in the growth rates. The valuation requires management to use unobservable inputs in the model, of which the significant unobservable inputs are disclosed in the tables below. Management regularly assesses a range of reasonably possible alternatives for those significant unobservable inputs and determines their impact on the total fair value.

iii) Fair values of the Company’s interest-bearing borrowings and loans are determined by using DCF method using discount rate that reflects the issuer’s borrowing rate as at the end of the reporting year. The own non-performance risk as at March 31, 2017 was assessed to be insignificant.

iv) The fair values of the unquoted equity and preference shares have been estimated using a discounted cash flow model. The valuation requires management to make certain assumptions about the model inputs, including forecast cash flows, discount rate, credit risk and volatility, the probabilities of the various estimates within the range can be reasonably assessed and are used in management’s estimate of fair value for these unquoted equity investments.

v) The Company enters into derivative financial instruments with various counterparties, principally financial institutions with investment grade credit ratings. Foreign exchange forward contracts are valued using valuation techniques, which employs the use of market observable inputs. The most frequently applied valuation techniques include forward pricing model, using present value calculations. The models incorporate various inputs including the credit quality of counterparties, foreign exchange spot and forward rates, yield curves of the respective currencies, currency basis spreads between the respective currencies, interest rate curves etc. As at March31, 2017, the marked-to-market value of derivative asset positions is net of a credit valuation adjustment attributable to derivative counterparty default risk. The changes in counterparty credit risk had no material effect on the hedge effectiveness assessment for derivatives designated in hedge relationship and other financial instruments recognised at fair value.

5. Fair value hierarchy

Level 1 - Quoted prices (unadjusted) in active markets for identical assets or liabilities.

Level 2 - Inputs other than quoted prices included within Level 1 that are observable for the asset or liability, either directly (i.e. as prices) or indirectly (i.e. derived from prices).

Level 3 - Inputs for the assets or liabilities that are not based on observable market data (unobservable inputs).

The following table presents the fair value measurement hierarchy of financial assets and liabilities measured at fair value on recurring basis as at March 31, 2017, March 31, 2016 and April 1, 2015.

Derivative financial instruments

The Company is exposed to foreign currency fluctuations on foreign currency assets/ liabilities and forecasted cash flows denominated in foreign currency. The Company follows established risk management policies, including the use of derivatives to hedge foreign currency assets/ liabilities and foreign currency forecasted cash flows. The counter party in these derivative instruments is a bank and the Company considers the risks of non-performance by the counterparty as non-material.

6. Financial risk management

The Company’s activities expose it to a variety of financial risks: credit risk, liquidity risk, foreign currency risk and interest rate risk. The Company’s primary focus is to foresee the unpredictability of financial markets and seek to minimize potential adverse effects on its financial performance. The primary market risk to the Company is foreign exchange risk. The Company uses derivative financial instruments to mitigate foreign exchange related risk exposures. All derivative activities for risk management purposes are carried out by specialist teams that have the appropriate skills, experience and supervision. It is the Company’s policy that no trading in derivative for speculative purposes may be undertaken.

The Board of Directors reviews and agrees policies for managing each of these risks, which are summarised below:

Credit risk

Credit risk is the risk of financial loss to the Company if a customer or counterparty to a financial instrument fails to meet its contractual obligations, and arises principally from the Company’s receivables from customers and investment securities. Credit risk arises from cash held with banks and financial institutions, as well as credit exposure to clients, including outstanding accounts receivable. The maximum exposure to credit risk is equal to the carrying value of the financial assets. The objective of managing counterparty credit risk is to prevent losses in financial assets. The Company assesses the credit quality of the counterparties, taking into account their financial position, past experience and other factors.

Trade and other receivables

The Company’s exposure to credit risk is influenced mainly by the individual characteristics of each customer. The demographics of the customer, including the default risk of the industry and country in which the customer operates, also has an influence on credit risk assessment.

One customer accounted for more than 10% of the revenue for the year ended March 31, 2017, however none of the customers accounted for more than 10% of the receivables for the year ended March 31, 2017. One customer accounted for more than 10% of the revenue for the year ended March 31, 2016, however none of the customers accounted for more than 10% of the receivables for the year ended March 31, 2016.

Investments

The Company limits its exposure to credit risk by generally investing in liquid securities and only with counterparties that have a good credit rating. The Company does not expect any losses from non-performance by these counterparties, and does not have any significant concentration of exposures to specific industry sectors.

Liquidity risk

Liquidity risk is the risk that the Company will not be able to meet its financial obligations as they become due. The Company manages its liquidity risk by ensuring, as far as possible, that it will always have sufficient liquidity to meet its liabilities when due. Also, the Company has unutilized credit limits with banks.

The Company’s corporate treasury department is responsible for liquidity, funding as well as settlement management. In addition, processes and policies related to such risks are overseen by senior management.

Foreign Currency risk

The Company’s exchange risk arises from its foreign operations, foreign currency revenues and expenses, (primarily in U.S. dollars, British pound sterling and euros) and foreign currency borrowings (in U.S. dollars). A significant portion of the Company’s revenues are in these foreign currencies, while a significant portion of its costs are in Indian rupees. As a result, if the value of the Indian rupee appreciates relative to these foreign currencies, the Company’s revenues measured in rupees may decrease. The exchange rate between the Indian rupee and these foreign currencies has changed substantially in recent periods and may continue to fluctuate substantially in the future. The Company has a foreign currency advisory committee which meets on a periodic basis to formulate the strategy for foreign currency risk management.

Consequently, the Company uses derivative financial instruments, such as foreign exchange forward contracts, to mitigate the risk of changes in foreign currency exchange rates in respect of its forecasted cash flows and trade receivables.

The details in respect of the outstanding foreign exchange forward contracts are given under the derivative financial instruments section. In respect of the Company’s forward contracts, a 1% decrease/ increase in the respective exchange rates of each of the currencies underlying such contracts would have resulted in:

a) an approximately Rs.52 increase and Rs.22 decrease in the Company’s net profit as at March 31, 2017;

b) an approximately Rs.50 increase and Rs.25 decrease in the Company’s net profit as at March 31, 2016

For the year ended March 31, 2017, every 1% increase/decrease of the respective foreign currencies compared to functional currency of the Company would impact operating margins by 0.2%/ (0.3)%. For the year ended March 31, 2016, the impact on operating margins would be 0.2%/ (0.3)%.

Interest rate risk

Interest rate risk is the risk that the fair value of future cash flows of a financial instrument will fluctuate because of changes in market interest rates. The Company’s exposure to the risk of changes in market interest rates relates primarily to the Company’s debt obligations with floating interest rates and investments. The Company’s borrowings and investments are primarily short-term, which do not expose it to significant interest rate risk.

7. Capital management

The Company’s policy is to maintain a strong capital base so as to maintain investor, creditor and market confidence and to sustain future development of the business. The Company monitors the return on capital as well as the level of dividends on its equity shares. The Company’s objective when managing capital is to maintain an optimal structure so as to maximize shareholder value.

The Company is predominantly equity financed which is evident from the capital structure table. Further, the Company has always been a net cash Company with cash and bank balances along with investment which is predominantly investment in liquid and short term mutual funds being far in excess of debt.

8. The Company had filed an application before the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka for a composite scheme of amalgamation (“the scheme”) of Discoverture Solutions L.L.C. and Relational Solutions Inc., wholly owned subsidiaries of the Company, with the Company with an appointed date of April 1, 2015. Pursuant to the notification of certain sections of the Companies Act, 2013 on amalgamation, the application has been transferred to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). Pending requisite approvals, no effect has been given for the scheme in the financial statements.

The Board of Directors at its meeting held on January 19, 2017 has approved the proposal to transfer the business and net assets of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bluefin Solutions Limited (‘Bluefin’) to Mindtree against the cancellation and extinguishment of Mindtree’s investment in Bluefin. This is subject to the approval of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and other statutory authorities, as may be required.

9. Contingent liabilities

a) The Company has received an income tax assessment order for the financial year 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs.24 has been raised against the Company on account of certain disallowances, adjustments made by the Income Tax department. A significant portion of this amount arises from the manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company and disallowance of portion of profit earned outside India from the STP and SEZ units.

Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) (‘CIT(A)’) against the demands received.

The Company has received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for majority of grounds and considering the order passed, there will not be any demand on the Company. On the other grounds which are not favourable, the Company has filed an appeal before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (‘ITAT’). The Company has received a favourable order from ITAT. The assessment was reopened under section 148 and order has been passed under section 147 wherein demand of Rs.630 has been raised against the Company on account of certain disallowance made by the Income Tax department. The Company has filed for rectification application for arithmetical error in the computation of demand, once rectified there will be no demand. The Company has also filed a writ application with Honorable High Court of Karnataka against the order. During the year ended March 31, 2017 the Company has received the revised order giving effect for the above order, reducing the demand to Nil.

b) The Company has received income tax assessment order for financial years 2006-07 and 2007-08 for the erstwhile subsidiary Mindtree Technologies Private Limited (MTPL) with demands amounting to Rs.11 and Rs.10 respectively on account of certain disallowances/ adjustments made by Income Tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received. The Company has not deposited the amount of demand with the department. The department has adjusted pending refunds amounting to Rs.18 against these demands.

c) The Company has received income tax assessment order under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act 1961 pertaining to erstwhile subsidiary Aztecsoft Limited for the financial years 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 and 200809 wherein demand of Rs.215, Rs.49, Rs.61, Rs.28, Rs.58, Rs.119, Rs.214 and Rs.63 respectively has been raised against the Company. These demands have arisen mainly on account of transfer pricing adjustments made in the order. The Company has not accepted these orders and has been advised by its legal counsel/ advisors to prefer appeals before appellate authorities and accordingly the Company has filed appeals before the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and ITAT. The Company has deposited Rs.15 with the department against these demands. The department has adjusted pending refunds amounting to Rs.563 against these demands.

The Company received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2001-02 wherein the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) accepted the Company’s contentions and quashed the demand raised. The Income Tax department appealed against the above mentioned order with ITAT. ITAT passed an order setting aside both the orders of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) as well as the Assessing Officer and remanded the matter back to the Assessing Officer for re-assessment. The Company preferred an appeal with the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka against the order of the ITAT. The Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka has dismissed the appeal filed against the order of ITAT and upheld the order passed by the ITAT and accordingly the case is pending before Assessing Officer for re-assessment. The Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax has completed the reassessment & has issued a Final assessment order with a revised demand amounting to Rs.202 due to transfer pricing adjustments. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).

The Company has received the order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2004-05 and on the unfavorable grounds, the Company has filed an appeal with ITAT. Bengaluru.

The Company has received the order from ITAT for the FY 2006-07 and ITAT has remanded the matter back to the Assessing Officer for re-assessment. The Transfer pricing officer has passed the favorable order. Order giving effect to the ITAT order is yet to be received.

The Company has received revised order for the FY 2008-09 under section 263 from Assessing Officer raising an additional demand of Rs.61, taking the total demand to Rs.124. The Company has filed an appeal before ITAT. The order giving effect to the said order has been received and appeal is filed with Commissioner Appeals.

The Company has appealed against the demands received for financial years 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09. Based on favourable order received by the Company for the financial year 2001-02 from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and an evaluation of the facts and circumstances, no provision has been made against the above orders in the financial statements.

d) The Company received an assessment order for financial year 2006-07 for the erstwhile subsidiary Mindtree Wireless Private Limited from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (‘ACIT’) with a demand amounting to Rs.39 on account of certain other disallowances/ transfer pricing adjustments made by Income Tax department. The management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) against the demand received.

The Company has received the order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) wherein the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) accepted the grounds in part and in respect of unfavorable grounds, the Company has filed an appeal before Income Tax Appellate Tribunal. The final order giving effect by the Assessing Officer is completed and the demand is reduced to Rs.33. The Company has deposited Rs.5 with the department against this demand.

e) The Company has received a final assessment order for financial year 2009-10 from the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax with a demand amounting to Rs.61 due to non-adjustment of brought forward losses and transfer pricing adjustments. The management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals). Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) has passed the order in our favour.

During the quarter ended March 31, 2017 the Company has received the order giving effect to the said order and there is no demand. The Company has received the revised order under section 263 for financial year 2009-10 from Assessing Officer reducing the demand to Rs.6. The Company has filed an appeal before ITAT. ITAT has dismissed the appeal. Order giving effect has been received. The Company has filed an appeal before Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).

f) The Company has received a final assessment order for financial year 2012-13 from the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax with a demand amounting to Rs.15 on account of certain disallowances. The management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).

10. Capital commitments

Estimated amount of contracts remaining to be executed on capital account and not provided for as at March 31, 2017 is Rs.242 (March 31, 2016: Rs.262 and April 1, 2015: Rs.508).

11. Segmental reporting

The CEO & MD of the Company has been identified as the Chief Operating Decision Maker (CODM) as defined by Ind AS 108, Operating Segments. The CODM evaluates the Company’s performance and allocates resources based on an analysis of various performance indicators by industry classes. Accordingly, segment information has been presented for industry classes.

The Company is structured into four reportable business segments - RCM, BFSI, TMS and TH. During the year, the Company has restructured its verticals and accordingly, as required by accounting standards, comparatives have been restated and presented in line with the current segments. The reportable business segments are in line with the segment wise information which is being presented to the CODM.

Each segment item reported is measured at the measure used to report to the Chief Operating Decision Maker for the purposes of making decisions about allocating resources to the segment and assessing its performance.

Geographic information is based on business sources from that geographic region and delivered from both on-site and off-shore. America comprises of United States of America and Canada, Europe includes continental Europe and United Kingdom; the rest of the world comprises of all other geographies except those mentioned above and India.

Income and direct expenses in relation to segments are categorized based on items that are individually identifiable to that segment, while the remainder of costs are apportioned on an appropriate basis. Certain expenses are not specifically allocable to individual segments as the underlying services are used interchangeably. The management therefore believes that it is not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to such expenses and accordingly such expenses are separately disclosed as “unallocated” and directly charged against total income.

CODM does not review assets and liabilities at reportable segments level hence segment disclosure relating to total assets and liabilities has not been provided.

Geographical information on revenue and industry revenue information is collated based on individual customer invoices or in relation to which the revenue is otherwise recognized.

12. Total of expenditure incurred on Corporate Social Responsibility activities during the year ended March 31, 2017 is Rs.109 (during the year ended March 31, 2016 is Rs.94).

13. Dues to micro, small and medium enterprises

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has issued an office memorandum dated August 26, 2008 which recommends that the Micro and Small Enterprises should mention in their correspondence with its customers the Entrepreneurs Memorandum Number as allocated after filing of the Memorandum in accordance with the ‘Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006’ (‘the Act’). Accordingly, the disclosure in respect of the amounts payable to such enterprises as at March 31, 2017 has been made in the financial statements based on information received and available with the Group. Further in view of the Management, the impact of interest, if any, that may be payable in accordance with the provisions of the Act is not expected to be material. The Group has not received any claim for interest from any supplier as at the balance sheet date.

14. Transition to Ind AS

The Company’s financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2017 are prepared in accordance with Ind AS notified under the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015. The adoption of Ind AS was carried out in accordance with Ind AS 101, using April 1, 2015 as the transition date. Ind AS 101 requires that all Ind AS standards and interpretations that are effective for the Ind AS financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2017, be applied consistently and retrospectively for all fiscal years presented. All applicable Ind AS have been applied consistently and retrospectively wherever required. The resulting difference between the carrying amounts of the assets and liabilities in the financial statements under both Ind AS and Indian GAAP as at the transition date have been recognized directly in equity at the transition date.

In preparing these financial statements, the Company has availed itself of certain exemptions and exceptions in accordance with Ind AS 101 as explained below:

a) Exceptions from full retrospective application:

A. Estimates exception: Upon an assessment of the estimates made under Indian GAAP, the Company has concluded that there was no necessity to revise such estimates under Ind AS, except where estimates were required by Ind AS and not required by Indian GAAP.

B. Government loans: In accordance with Ind AS 101, on application of Ind AS 20, “Accounting for Government Grants and Disclosure of Government Assistance”, the Company has used its previous GAAP carrying amount at the date of transition to Ind ASs as the carrying amount in the opening Ind AS balance sheet.

b) Exemptions from retrospective application:

A. Share-based payment exemption: The Company has availed exemption available under Ind AS 101 on application of Ind AS 102, “Share Based Payment”, to equity instruments that vested before the date of transition to Ind AS.

c) Reconciliations:

The following reconciliations provide a quantification of the effect of significant differences arising from the transition from Indian GAAP to Ind AS in accordance with Ind AS 101:

- equity as at April 1, 2015;

- equity as at March 31, 2016;

- total comprehensive income for the year ended March 31, 2016; and

- explanation of material adjustments to cash flow statements.

Notes:

1. Business combination:

Under Ind AS, contingent consideration payable on business combination is measured at fair value while under previous GAAP it is recognised at cost.

2. Fair valuation of investments:

a) Under Ind AS, financial assets and financial liabilities designated at fair value through profit and loss (FVTPL) are fair valued at each reporting date with changes in fair value recognized in the statement of profit and loss. Under previous GAAP, they are measured at lower of cost or net realisable value. Mutual fund investments have been classified as FVTPL. Consequently, increase in fair value of such investments in quoted mutual funds has resulted in a gain.

b) Under Ind AS, financial assets designated at fair value through other comprehensive income (FVTOCI) are fair valued at each reporting date with changes in fair value (net of deferred taxes) recognized directly in other comprehensive income. Under previous GAAP, they are measured at cost with provision for diminution other than temporary. Investments in equity instruments have been classified as FVTOCI. Consequently, fair value of such equity instruments designated at FVTOCI has resulted in a gain in other comprehensive income.

3. Under Ind AS, liability for dividend is recognized in the period in which the obligation to pay is established. Under previous GAAP, a liability is recognized in the period to which the dividend relates, even though the dividend may be approved by the shareholders subsequent to the reporting date. Consequently, dividend payable under Ind AS is lower and retained earning is higher.

4. Under previous GAAP, actuarial gains and losses were recognised in the statement of profit and loss. Under Ind AS, the actuarial gains and losses form part of remeasurement of the net defined benefit liability/ asset which is recognised in other comprehensive income. Consequently, the tax effect of the same has also been recognised in other comprehensive income under Ind AS instead of the statement of profit and loss.

5. Under Ind AS, the deferred consideration on sale of land is measured at fair value. Under previous GAAP, such consideration is carried at initial transaction value. The difference between initial transaction value and fair value on the date of sale is reduced from profit on sale of land and subsequent change in the fair value of such deferred consideration is recognised as notional interest income in the statement of profit and loss.

6. Under Ind AS, leases of land are classified as operating leases unless the title to the leasehold land is expected to be transferred to the Company at the end of the lease term. Lease rentals paid in advance and lease deposits are recognized as other assets. Under previous GAAP, the lease rentals paid in advance and lease deposits are recognized in property, plant and equipment. The lease rentals paid in advance are charged to the statement of profit and loss over the lease term.

Under Ind AS, financial instruments other than those designated at FVTPL and FVTOCI are measured at amortised cost. Under previous GAAP, they are recognised at cost. Security deposits are carried at amortised cost using effective interest method.

7. Under Ind AS, grant specific to property, plant and equipment should be treated as deferred income which is recognised in statement of profit and loss over the periods and in proportion to depreciation on related assets. Under previous GAAP, such non-monetary grant was deducted from the gross value of the asset.


Mar 31, 2015

1. Background

Mindtree Limited (''Mindtree'' or ''the Company'') is an international Information Technology consulting and implementation company that delivers business solutions through global software development. The Company is structured into five verticals - Retail, CPG and Manufacturing (RCM), Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Hitech and Media Services (HTMS), Travel and Hospitality (TH) and Others. The Company offers services in the areas of agile, analytics and information management, application development and maintenance, business process management, business technology consulting, cloud, digital business''s, independent testing, infrastructure management services, mobility, product engineering and SAP services.

The Company is head quartered in Bangalore and has offices in India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, UAE, Netherlands, Canada, Belgium, France, Ireland and Republic of China.

2.1 Shareholders'' funds

c) The Company has only one class of shares referred to as equity shares having a par value of Rs. 10 each.

Each holder of the equity share, as reflected in the records of the Company as of the date of the shareholder meeting, is entitled to one vote in respect of each share held for all matters submitted to vote in the shareholder meeting.

The Company declares and pays dividends in Indian rupees and foreign currency. The dividend proposed by the Board of Directors is subject to the approval of the shareholders in the Annual General Meeting.

The Board of Directors at its meeting held on October 15, 2014 declared an interim dividend of 30% (Rs. 3 per equity share of par value Rs. 10/- each) for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. At its meeting held on January 19, 2015, the Board declared a second interim dividend of 40% (Rs. 4 per equity share of par value Rs. 10/- each) for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. Further, the Board of Directors at its meeting held on April 16, 2015 have recommended a final dividend of 100% (Rs. 10 per equity share of par value Rs. 10 each).

During the year ended March 31, 2014, the amount of per share dividend recognized as distributions to equity shareholders was Rs. 25 per equity share.

In the event of liquidation of the Company, the holders of equity shares will be entitled to receive any of the remaining assets of the Company after distribution of all preferential amounts. However, no such preferential amounts exist currently. The distribution will be in proportion to the number of equity shares held by the shareholders.

d) Equity shareholder holding more than 5 percent of equity shares along with the number of equity shares held at the beginning and at the end of the year is as given below:

e) In the period of five years immediately preceding March 31, 2015:

a. The Company has allotted 41,765,661 fully paid up equity shares during the quarter ended June 30, 2014 pursuant to 1:1 bonus share issue approved by shareholders. Consequently, options/ units granted under the various employee share based plans are adjusted for bonus share issue.

b. The Company has not bought back any class of equity shares.

c. The Company has allotted a total of 1,300,965 equity shares as fully paid up without payment being received in cash. These shares were allotted to the shareholders of erstwhile Aztecsoft Limited pursuant to the scheme of amalgamation during the financial year ended March 31, 2010.

f) Employee stock based compensation

The Company instituted the Employees Stock Option Plan (''ESOP'') in fiscal 2000, which was approved by the Board of Directors (''the Board''). The Company currently administers seven stock option programs, a restricted stock purchase plan and a phantom stock option plan.

Program 1 [ESOP 1999]

Options under this program are exercisable at an exercise price of Rs. 10 per option. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees who have joined on or before September 30, 2001 or have been issued employment offer letters on or before August 7, 2001. This plan was terminated on September 30, 2001. The contractual life of each option is 11 years after the date of grant. There are no options outstanding as at the reporting date.

Program 2 [ESOP 2001]

Options under this program have been granted to employees at an exercise price of Rs. 50 per option (Rs. 25 per option post bonus issue). All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs 10 each. This program extends to employees who have joined on or after October 1, 2001 or have been issued employment offer letters on or after August 8, 2001 or options granted to existing employees with grant date on or after October 1, 2001. This plan was terminated on April 30, 2006. The contractual life of each option is 11 years after the date of grant.

Program 3 [ESOP 2006 (a)]

Options under this program have been granted to employees at an exercise price of Rs. 250 per option. AH stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees to whom the options are granted on or after May 1, 2006. This plan was terminated on October 25, 2006. The contractual life of each option is 5 years after the date of grant. There are no options outstanding as at the reporting dates.

Program 4 [ESOP2006 (b)]

Options under this program are granted to employees at an exercise price periodically determined by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees to whom the options are granted on or after October 25, 2006. The contractual life of each option is 5 years after the date of grant.

Directors'' Stock Option Plan, 2006 (''DSOP 2006'')

Options under this program have been granted to independent directors at an exercise price periodically determined by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. All stock options vest equally over three year vesting term at the end of 1, 2 and 3 years respectively from the date of the grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. The contractual life of each option is 4 years after the date of the grant.

Program 7 [ESOP 2010 A]

In-principle approvals for administering the seventh stock option program i.e. ESOP 2010 (A) has been received by the Company from the BSE and NSE for 1,135,000 equity shares of Rs. 10 each. No options have been granted under the program as at March 31, 2015.

Employee Restricted Stock Purchase Plan 2012 (''ERSP 2012'')

ERSP 2012 was instituted with effect from July 16, 2012 to issue equity shares of nominal value of Rs. 10 each. Shares under this program are granted to employees at an exercise price of not less than Rs. 10 per equity share or such higher price as determined by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Shares shall vest over such term as determined by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee not exceeding ten years from the date of the grant. All shares will have a minimum lock in period of one year from the date of allotment.

During the year ended March 31, 2015, the Phantom stock units which were expected to vest during the financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17 have been cancelled by the Company. As a result of the cancellation of these units, the Company has reversed the stock based compensation recorded in earlier years of Rs. 57 in the statement of profit and loss for the year ended March 31, 2015.

The following table summarizes information about the weighted average exercise price of options/ shares exercised under various programs:

g) The Company has received Rs. 4 towards allotment of 15,000 equity shares and 276 equity shares at exercise prices of Rs. 285 each and Rs. 25 each respectively and is shown under Share application money pending allotment. The Company expects to make the allotment during the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The Company has sufficient authorized share capital to cover the share capital amount on allotment of shares out of share application money.

3.2 Non-current Liabilities 3.2.1Long-term borrowings

Long-term borrowings represent the amount received from Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to develop a project under "Development of Intelligent Video Surveillance Server (IVSS) system".

The loan is an unsecured loan carrying a simple interest of 3% p.a on the outstanding amount of loan. Repayment of loan is in 10 equal annual installments from June 2011. Any delay in repayment entails a liability of 12% p.a. compounded monthly for the period of delay.

There is no continuing default in the repayment of the principal loan and interest amounts.

*The details of interest rates, repayment and other terms are disclosed under note 3.2.1.

"Includes derivative liability of Rs. 3 (As at March 31, 2014: Rs. 44).

As at March 31, 2015, the Company has outstanding forward contracts amounting to USD 32 million (As at March 31, 2014: USD 47. 5 million), GBP 2.25 million (As at March 31, 2014: Nil) and Euro 4.5 million (As at March 31, 2014: Euro 5 million). These derivative instruments have been entered to hedge highly probable forecasted sales.

In accordance with the provisions of AS 30, those forward contracts which qualify for cash flow hedge accounting have been fair valued at balance sheet date and the resultant exchange gain/ (loss) has been credited/ (debited) to hedge reserve (Refer Note 3.1.2). Other derivative instruments have been fair valued at the balance sheet date and resultant exchange gain of Rs. 21 for the year ended March 31, 2015 (for the year ended March 31, 2014: Nil) has been recorded in the statement of profit and loss.

The Company has acquired 100% equity interest in Discoverture Solutions L.L.C. (Discoverture), a US based IT solution provider to the insurance industry, for a consideration of Rs. 1,091. The consideration includes future payments which are based on achievement of certain specific milestones which have currently been provided for based on best estimate of the Company. The transfer of membership interests and control of Discoverture is effective February 13, 2015 and consequently, Discoverture has become a 100% subsidiary of the Company effective that date.

3.4.3 Taxes

The Company has units at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bhubaneshwar registered as Special Economic Zone (SEZ) units which are entitled to a tax holiday under Section 10AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

The Company also has STPI units at Bangalore and Pune which are registered as a 100 percent Export Oriented Unit, which were earlier entitled to a tax holiday under Section 10B and Section 10A of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

3.8 Contingent Liabilities and commitments

a) Estimated amount of contracts remaining to be executed on capital account and not provided for as at March 31, 2015 is Rs. 508 (March 31, 2014: Rs. 854).

b) The Company has received an income tax assessment for the financial year 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs. 24 has been raised against the Company on account of certain disallowances, adjustments made by the income tax department. A significant portion of this amount arises from the manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company and disallowance of portion of profit earned outside India from the STP and SEZ units.

Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demands received.

The Company has received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income tax (Appeals) for majority of grounds and considering the order passed, there will not be any demand on the Company. On the other grounds which are not favourable, the Company has filed an appeal before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (''ITAT'').

c) The Company has received income tax assessments for financial years 2006-07 and 2007-08 for the erstwhile subsidiary Mindtree Technologies Private Limited (MTPL) with demands amounting to Rs. 11 and Rs. 10 on account of certain disallowances/ adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received. The Company has not deposited the amount of demand with the department.

d) The Company has received income tax assessments under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act 1961 pertaining to erstwhile subsidiary Aztecsoft Limited for the financial years 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs. 198, Rs. 49, Rs. 61, Rs. 28, Rs. 58, Rs. 119, Rs. 214 and Rs. 63 respectively has been raised against the Company. These demands have arisen mainly on account of transfer pricing adjustments made in the order. The Company has not accepted these orders and has been advised by its legal counsel/ advisors to prefer appeals before appellate authorities and accordingly the Company has filed appeals before the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and ITAT. The Company has deposited Rs. 15 with the department against these demands. The department has adjusted pending refunds amounting to Rs. 450 against these demands.

The Company received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2001-02 where in the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) accepted the Company''s contentions and quashed the demand raised. The Income tax department appealed against the above mentioned order with ITAT. ITAT, in an earlier year passed an order setting aside both the orders of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) as well as the Assessing Officer and remanded the matter back to the Assessing Officer for re- assessment. The Company preferred an appeal with the Hon''ble High Court of Karnataka against the order of the ITAT. The Hon''ble High Court of Karnataka has dismissed the appeal filed against the order of ITAT and upheld the order passed by the ITAT and accordingly the case is pending before Assessing Officer for re-assessment. The Assistant Commissioner of Income tax has completed the reassessment & has issued a draft assessment order with a revised demand amounting to Rs. 198 due to transfer pricing adjustments. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company will file an appeal with Dispute Resolution Panel.

During the year, the Company has received the order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2004-05 and on the unfavorable grounds, the Company has a filed an appeal with ITAT, Bangalore.

The Company has appealed against the demands received for financial years 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09. Based on favourable order received by the Company for the financial year 2001-02 from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and an evaluation of the facts and circumstances, no provision has been made against the above orders in the financial statements.

e) The Company received an assessment order for financial year 2006-07 for the erstwhile subsidiary Mindtree Wireless Private Limited from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (''ACIT'') with a demand amounting to Rs. 39 on account of certain other disallowances/ transfer pricing adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) against the demand received.

The Company has received the order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) wherein the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) accepted the grounds in part and in respect of unfavorable grounds, the Company has filed an appeal before Income Tax Appellate Tribunal. The final order giving effect by the Assessing Officer is completed and the demand is reduced to Rs. 33. The Company has deposited Rs. 5 with the department against this demand.

f) The Company has received a final assessment order for financial year 2009-10 from the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax with a demand amounting to Rs. 61 due to non-adjustment of brought forward losses and transfer pricing adjustments. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).

3.9 Quantitative details

The Company is engaged in software development services. Such services are not capable of being expressed in any generic unit and hence, it is not possible to give the quantitative details required under paragraphs 5(viii)(c) of general instructions for preparation of the statement of profit and loss as per Schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013.

3.14 Segmental reporting

The Company is structured into five verticals - RCM, BFSI, HTMS, TH and Others. During the year, the Company has classified results of Media Services in HTMS. The results were previously classified with TH segment. Accordingly, as required by the accounting standards, comparatives have been restated and presented in line with the current segments. The Company considers business segment as the primary segment and geographical segment based on the location of customers as the secondary segment.

The accounting principles consistently used in the preparation of the financial statements are also consistently applied to record income and expenditure in individual segments.

Income and direct expenses in relation to segments are categorised based on items that are individually identifiable to that segment, while the remainder of costs are apportioned on an appropriate basis. Certain expenses are not specifically allocable to individual segments as the underlying services are used interchangeably. The Company therefore believes that it is not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to such expenses and accordingly such expenses are separately disclosed as unallocable and directly charged against total income.

The assets of the Company are used interchangeably between segments, and the management believes that it is currently not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to total assets and liabilities since a meaningful segregation is not possible.

3.20 Dues to micro, small and medium enterprises

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has issued an office memorandum dated August 26, 2008 which recommends that the Micro and Small Enterprises should mention in their correspondence with its customers the Entrepreneurs Memorandum Number as allocated after filing of the Memorandum in accordance with the ''Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006'' (''the Act''). Accordingly, the disclosure in respect of the amounts payable to such enterprises as at March 31, 2015 has been made in the financial statements based on information received and available with the Company. Further in view of the Management, the impact of interest, if any, that may be payable in accordance with the provisions of the Act is not expected to be material. The Company has not received any claim for interest from any supplier as at the balance sheet date.

3.21Total of expenditure incurred on Corporate Social Responsibility activities during the year ended March 31, 2015 is Rs. 40.

3.22 The financial statements are presented in Rs. in million. Those items which are required to be disclosed and which are not presented in the financial statement due to rounding off to the nearest Rs. in million are given as follows:

3.23 As of the balance sheet date, the Company''s net foreign currency exposure that is not hedged by a derivative instrument or otherwise is Rs. 6,319 (March 31, 2014: Rs. 5,683).

3.24 Corresponding figures for the previous year presented have been regrouped, where necessary, to conform to the current year''s classification. As per our report of even date attached


Mar 31, 2014

1. Notes to the accounts

a) The Company has only one class of shares referred to as equity shares having a par value of Rs. 10 each.

Each holder of the equity share, as reflected in the records of the Company as of the date of the shareholder meeting, is entitled to one vote in respect of each share held for all matters submitted to vote in the shareholder meeting.

The Board of Directors at their meeting held on April 16, 2014, have recommended an issue of bonus shares on the company''s equity shares in the ratio of 1:1 (one additional equity share for every one existing equity share). The Company is in the process of complying with necessary formalities.

The Company declares and pays dividends in Indian rupees and foreign currency. The dividend proposed by the Board of Directors is subject to the approval of the shareholders in the Annual General Meeting.

The Board of Directors at its meeting held on October 16, 2013 had declared an interim dividend of 50% (Rs. 5 per equity share on a par value of Rs. 10 each). At its meeting held on January 16, 2014, the Board declared a second interim dividend of 50% (Rs. 5 per equity share of par value Rs. 10 each). The Board of Directors at its meeting held on April 16,2014 have recommended a third interim dividend of 50% (Rs. 5 per equity share of par value Rs. 10 each). Further, the Board has recommended a final dividend of 50% (Rs. 5 per equity share of par value Rs. 10 each) for the year ended March 31, 2014 and a special dividend of 50% (Rs. 5 per equity share of par value Rs. 10 each) for completion of 15 years in business. If the proposed1:1 bonus share issue is approved by shareholders prior to the date of the AGM, the final & special dividend amounts would be accordingly reduced to 25% (Rs. 2.5 per equity share of Rs. 10 each). The total dividend appropriation for the year ended March 31, 2014 amounted to Rs.1,221, including corporate dividend tax of Rs. 180.

During the year ended March 31, 2013, the amount of per share dividend recognized as distributions to equity shareholders was Rs. 12. The dividend for the year ended March 31, 2013 includes Rs. 5 per share of final dividend, Rs. 7 per share of interim dividend. The total dividend appropriation for the year ended March 31, 2013 amounted to Rs. 578, including corporate dividend tax of Rs. 81.

In the event of liquidation of the Company, the holders of equity shares will be entitled to receive any of the remaining assets of the Company after distribution of all preferential amounts. However, no such preferential amounts exist currently. The distribution will be in proportion to the number of equity shares held by the shareholders.

e) The Company has not allotted any fully paid up equity shares by way of bonus shares nor has bought back any class of equity shares during the period of five years immediately preceding the balance sheet date. Number of equity shares allotted as fully paid up without payment being received in cash is 1,300,965 during the period of five years immediately preceding March 31, 2014 and March 31, 2013. These shares were allotted to the shareholders of erstwhile Aztecsoft Limited pursuant to the scheme of amalgamation for the financial year ended March 31, 2010.

f) Employee stock based compensation

The Company instituted the Employees Stock Option Plan (''ESOP'') in fiscal 2000, which was approved by the Board of Directors (''the Board''). The Company currently administers seven stock option programs, a restricted stock purchase plan and a stock appreciation rights plan.

Program 1 [ESOP 1999]

Options under this program are exercisable at an exercise price of Rs. 10 per option. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees who have joined on or before September 30, 2001 or have been issued employment offer letters on or before August 7, 2001. This plan was terminated on September 30, 2001. The contractual life of each option is 11 years after the date of grant.

Program 3 [ESOP 2006 (a)]

Options under this program have been granted to employees at an exercise price of Rs. 250 per option. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees to whom the options are granted on or after May 1, 2006. This plan was terminated on October 25, 2006. The contractual life of each option is 5 years after the date of grant. There are no options outstanding as at the reporting dates.

Program 4 [ESOP 2006 (b)]

Options under this program are granted to employees at an exercise price periodically determined by the Compensation Committee. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees to whom the options are granted on or after October 25, 2006. The contractual life of each option is 5 years after the date of grant.

Directors'' Stock Option Plan, 2006 (''DSOP 2006'')

Options under this program have been granted to independent directors at an exercise price periodically determined by the Compensation Committee. All stock options vest equally over three year vesting term at the end of 1, 2 and 3 years respectively from the date of the grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. The contractual life of each option is 4 years after the date of the grant.

1 Contingent liabilities and commitments

a) Estimated amount of contracts remaining to be executed on capital account and not provided for as at March 31, 2014 is Rs. 854 (March 31, 2013: Rs. 470).

b) As of the balance sheet date, the Company''s net foreign currency exposure that is not hedged by a derivative instrument or otherwise is Rs. 5,683 (March 31, 2013: Rs. 4,018).

c) The Company has received an income tax assessment for the financial year 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs. 24 has been raised against the Company on account of certain disallowances, adjustments made by the income tax department. A significant portion of this amount arises from the manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company and disallowance of portion of profit earned outside India from the STP and SEZ units.

Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demands received.

The Company has received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income tax (Appeals) for majority of grounds and considering the order passed, there will not be any demand on the Company. On the other grounds which are not favourable, the Company has filed an appeal before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (''ITAT'').

d) The Company has received income tax assessments for financial years 2006-07 and 2007-08 for the erstwhile subsidiary Mindtree Technologies Private Limited (MTPL) with demands amounting to Rs. 11 and Rs. 10 on account of certain disallowances/ adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received. The Company has not deposited the amount of demand with the department.

e) The Company has received income tax assessments under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act 1961 pertaining to erstwhile subsidiary Aztecsoft Limited for the financial years 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs. 91, Rs. 49, Rs. 61, Rs. 28, Rs. 58, Rs. 119, Rs. 214 and Rs. 63 respectively has been raised against the Company. These demands have arisen mainly on account of transfer pricing adjustments made in the order. The Company has notaccepted these orders and has been advised by its legal counsel/advisors to prefer appeals before appellate authorities and accordingly the Company has filed appeals before the Commissioner of Income Tax(Appeals) and ITAT. The Company has deposited Rs. 15 with the departmentagainst these demands. The department has adjusted pending refunds amounting to Rs. 363 against these demands.

The Company received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2001-02 where in the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) accepted the Company''s contentions and quashed the demand raised. The Income tax department appealed against the above mentioned order with ITAT. ITAT, in an earlier year passed an order setting aside both the orders of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) as well as the Assessing Officer and remanded the matter back to the Assessing Officer for re-assessment. The Company preferred an appeal with the Hon''ble High Court of Karnataka against the order of the ITAT. The Hon''ble High Court of Karnataka has dismissed the appeal filed against the order of ITAT and upheld the order passed by the ITAT and accordingly the case is pending before Assessing Officer for re-assessment

The Company has appealed against the demands received for financial years 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09. Based on favourable order received by the Company for the financial year 2001-02 and an evaluation of the facts and circumstances, no provision has been made against the above orders in the financial statements.

f) The Company received an assessment order for financial year 2006-07 for the erstwhile subsidiary Mindtree Wireless Private Limited from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (''ACIT'') with a demand amounting to Rs. 39 on account of certain other disallowances/ transfer pricing adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) against the demand received.

The Company has received the order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) wherein the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) accepted the grounds in part and in respect of unfavourable grounds, the Company has filed an appeal before Income Tax Appellate Tribunal. The final order giving effect by the Assessing Officer is completed and the demand is reduced to Rs. 33. The Company has deposited Rs. 5 with the department against this demand.

g) The Company has received a draft assessment order for financial year 2009-10 from the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax with a demand amounting to Rs. 60 due to non-adjustment of brought forward losses and transfer pricing adjustments. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company will file an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) once the final order is received.

2. Quantitative details

The Company is engaged in software development services. Such services are not capable of being expressed in any generic unit and hence, it is not possible to give the quantitative details required under paragraphs 5(viii)(c) of general instructions for preparation of the statement of profit and loss as per revised Schedule VI to the Companies Act, 1956.

3. Segmental reporting

Effective April 1, 2013, the Company has restructured its organisational and management structure and its internal financial reporting structure to be better aligned to market needs. Pursuant to such re-organization, the Company has identified Manufacturing, BFSI, Hitech, Travel and Transport and Others as its reportable business segments. Accordingly, as required by the accounting standards, comparatives have been restated and presented in line with the current segments.

The accounting principles consistently used in the preparation of the financial statements are also consistently applied to record income and expenditure in individual segments.

Income and direct expenses in relation to segments are categorised based on items that are individually identifiable to that segment, while the remainder of costs are apportioned on an appropriate basis. Certain expenses are not specifically allocable to individual segments as the underlying services are used interchangeably. The Company therefore believes that it is not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to such expenses and accordingly such expenses are separately disclosed as unallocable and directly charged against total income.

The assets of the Company are used interchangeably between segments, and the management believes that it is currently not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to total assets and liabilities since a meaningful segregation is not possible.

The Company has availed a non-monetary grant of USD 950,000 for renovation of project facility in the previous year. This grant is subject to fulfilment of certain conditions such as creation of minimum employment with specified average salary and capital investment at the development center at Gainesville, Florida, US. 3.20 Dues to micro, small and medium enterprises

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has issued an office memorandum dated August 26, 2008 which recommends that the Micro and Small Enterprises should mention in their correspondence with its customers the Entrepreneurs Memorandum Number as allocated after filing of the Memorandum in accordance with the ''Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006'' (''the Act''). Accordingly, the disclosure in respect of the amounts payable to such enterprises as at March 31, 2014 has been made in the financial statements based on information received and available with the Company. Further in view of the Management, the impact of interest, if any, that may be payable in accordance with the provisions of the Act is not expected to be material. The Company has not received any claim for interest from any supplier as at the balance sheet date.

4. Corresponding figures for the previous year presented have been regrouped, where necessary, to conform to the current year''s classification.


Mar 31, 2013

1. Background

Mindtree Limited (''Mindtree'' or ''the Company'') is an international Information Technology consulting and implementation company that delivers business solutions through global software development. The Company is structured into two business units - Information Technology (''IT'') Services and Product Engineering (''PE'') Services. IT Services offer consulting and implementation and post production support for customers in manufacturing, financial services, travel and leisure and other industries, in the areas of e-business, data warehousing and business intelligence, supply chain management, ERP and maintenance and re-engineering of legacy mainframe applications. PE Services provides full life cycle product engineering, professional services and sustained engineering services. It also enables faster product realization by leveraging the expertise in the areas of hardware design, embedded software, middleware and testing and through Mindtree''s own IP building blocks in the areas of Bluetooth, VOIP, IVP6, iSCSI and others in datacom, telecom, wireless, storage, industrial automation, avionics, consumer products and computing.

The Company is head quartered in Bangalore and has offices in India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, UAE, Netherlands, Canada, Belgium and France.

2.1 Contingent liabilities and commitments

a) Estimated amount of contracts remaining to be executed on capital account and not provided for as at March 31, 2013 is Rs. 470 million (March 31, 2012: Rs. 420 million).

b) As of the balance sheet date, the Company''s net foreign currency exposure that is not hedged by a derivative instrument or otherwise is Rs. 4,018 million (March 31, 2012: Rs. 3,709 million).

c) The Company has received income tax assessment for the financial year 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs. 24 million has been raised against the Company on account of certain disallowances, adjustments made by the income tax department. A significant portion of this amount arises from the manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company. The tax demand for financial year 2008-09 also includes disallowance of portion of profit earned outside India from the STP and SEZ units. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demands received.

d) The Company has received income tax assessments for financial years 2006-07 and 2007-08 for the erstwhile subsidiary i.e. Mindtree Technologies Private Limited (MTPL) with demands amounting to Rs. 11 million and Rs. 10 million on account of certain disallowances/ adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received. The Company has not deposited the amount of demand with the department.

e) The Company has received income tax assessments under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act 1961 which pertain to erstwhile Aztecsoft Limited for the financial years 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 wherein demand of Rs. 91 million, Rs. 49 million, Rs. 61 million, Rs. 28 million, Rs. 58 million, Rs. 119 million and Rs. 214 million respectively has been raised against the Company. These demands have arisen mainly on account of transfer pricing adjustments made in the order. The Company has not accepted these orders and had been advised by its legal counsel/ advisors to prefer appeals before appellate authorities and accordingly the Company has filed appeals before the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and ITAT. The Company has deposited Rs. 15 million with the department against these demands.

During the current year, the Company has received draft assessment order under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act 1961 for the financial year 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs. 65 million has been raised on account of transfer pricing adjustments and the Company is in the process of filing an appeal before the Dispute Resolution Panel.

The Company had received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2001-02 where in the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) has accepted the Company''s contentions and quashed the demand raised. The Income tax department had appealed against the above mentioned order with ITAT. ITAT, in an earlier year have passed an order setting aside both the Order of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) as well as the Assessing Officer and has remanded the matter back to the assessment officer for re-assessment. The Company has preferred an appeal with the Hon''ble High Court of Karnataka against the order of the ITAT. Further, the Hon''ble High Court of Karnataka has stayed the operation and all further proceedings pursuant to the order passed by the ITAT.

During the current year, the Hon''ble High Court of Karnataka has dismissed the appeal filed against the order of ITAT and upheld the order passed by the ITAT and accordingly the case is pending before assessing officer for re-assessment.

The Company had appealed against the demands received for financial years 2002- 03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08. Based on favourable order received by the Company for the financial year 2001-02 and an evaluation of the facts and circumstances, no provision has been made against the above orders in the financial statements.

f) The Company has received an assessment order for financial year 2006-07 for the erstwhile subsidiary Mindtree Wireless Private Limited from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (''ACIT'') with a demand amounting to Rs. 39 million on account of certain other disallowances/ transfer pricing adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) against the demand received. The Company has deposited Rs.5 million with the department against this demand.

2.2 Quantitative details

The Company is engaged in software development services. Such services are not capable of being expressed in any generic unit and hence, it is not possible to give the quantitative details required under paragraphs 5(viii)© of general instructions for preparation of the statement of profit and loss as per revised Schedule VI to the Companies Act, 1956.

2.3 Segmental reporting

The Company''s operations predominantly relate to providing IT Services and PE Services. Accordingly, the Company considers the business segment as the primary segment and geographical segment based on the location of customers as the secondary segment.

The accounting principles consistently used in the preparation of the financial statements are also consistently applied to record income and expenditure in individual segments.

Income and direct expenses in relation to segments are categorised based on items that are individually identifiable to that segment, while the remainder of costs are apportioned on an appropriate basis. Certain expenses are not specifically allocable to individual segments as the underlying services are used interchangeably. The Company therefore believes that it is not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to such expenses and accordingly such expenses are separately disclosed as unallocable and directly charged against total income.

The assets of the Company are used interchangeably between segments, and the management believes that it is currently not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to total assets and liabilities since a meaningful segregation is not possible.

2.4 Lease transactions

Lease rental expense under non-cancellable operating lease during the year ended March 31, 2013 amounted to Rs. 161 million (for the year ended March 31, 2012: Rs. 88 million). Future minimum lease payments under non-cancellable operating lease are as below:

2.5 Dues to micro, small and medium enterprises

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has issued an office memorandum dated August 26, 2008 which recommends that the Micro and Small Enterprises should mention in their correspondence with its customers the Entrepreneurs Memorandum Number as allocated after filing of the Memorandum in accordance with the ''Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006'' (''the Act''). Accordingly, the disclosure in respect of the amounts payable to such enterprises as at March 31, 2013 has been made in the financial statements based on information received and available with the Company. Further in view of the management, the impact of interest, if any, that may be payable in accordance with the provisions of the Act is not expected to be material. The Company has not received any claim for interest from any supplier as at the balance sheet date.

2.6 Corresponding figures for the previous year presented have been regrouped, where necessary, to conform to the current year''s classification.


Mar 31, 2012

1. Background

MindTree Limited ('MindTree' or 'the Company') is an international Information Technology consulting and implementation company that delivers business solutions through global software development. The Company is structured into two business units Information Technology ('IT') Services and Product Engineering ('PE') Services. IT Services offer consulting and implementation and post production support for customers in manufacturing, financial services, travel and leisure and other industries, in the areas of e-business, data warehousing and business intelligence, supply chain management, ERP and maintenance and re-engineering of legacy mainframe applications. PE Services provides full life cycle product engineering, professional services and sustained engineering services. It also enables faster product realization by leveraging the expertise in the areas of hardware design, embedded software, middleware and testing and through MindTree's own IP building blocks in the areas of Bluetooth, VOIP, IVP6, iSCSI and others in datacom, telecom, wireless, storage, industrial automation, avionics, consumer products and computing.

The Company is head quartered in Bangalore and has offices in India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, UAE, Netherlands, Canada, Belgium and France.

a The Company has only one class of shares referred to as equity shares having a par value of Rs. 10.

Each holder of the equity share, as reflected in the records of the Company as of the date of the shareholder meeting, is entitled to one vote in respect of each share held for all matters submitted to vote in the shareholder meeting.

The Company declares and pays dividends in Indian rupees. The dividend proposed by the Board of Directors is subject to the approval of the shareholders in the Annual General Meeting.

The Board of Directors, in their meeting on October 17, 2011, declared an interim dividend Rs. 1.50 per equity share and a special dividend of Rs. 1 per equity share on the occasion of the Company crossing $100 million in revenues and 10,000 MindTree minds during the quarter ended September 30, 2011. Further the Board of Directors, in their meeting on April 16, 2012, proposed a final dividend of Rs. 1.50 per equity share. The proposal is subject to the approval of shareholders at the Annual General Meeting to be held on July 16, 2012. The total dividend appropriation for the year ended March 31, 2012 amounted to Rs. 188 million including corporate dividend tax of Rs. 26 million.

During the year ended March 31, 2011, the amount of per share dividend recognized as distributions to equity shareholders was Rs. 2.50. The dividend for the year ended March 31, 2011 includes Rs. 1.25 per share of final dividend and Rs. 1.25 per share of interim dividend. The total dividend appropriation for the year ended March 31, 2011 amounted to Rs. 117 million including corporate dividend tax of Rs. 17 million.

In the event of liquidation of the Company, the holders of equity shares will be entitled to receive any of the remaining assets of the Company after distribution of all preferential amounts. However, no such preferential amounts exist currently. The distribution will be in proportion to the number of equity shares held by the shareholders.

b Employee stock options

The Company instituted the Employees Stock Option Plan ('ESOP') in fiscal 2000, which was approved by the Board of Directors ('Board'). Under the ESOP, the Company currently administers seven stock option programs.

Program 1 [ESOP 1999]

Options under this program are exercisable at an exercise price of Rs. 10 per option. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees who have joined on or before September 30, 2001 or have been issued employment offer letters on or before August 7, 2001. This plan was terminated on September 30, 2001. The contractual life of each option is 11 years after the date of grant.

Program 2 [ESOP 2001]

Options under this program have been granted to employees at an exercise price of Rs. 50 per option. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees who have joined on or after October 1, 2001 or have been issued employment offer letters on or after August 8, 2001 or options granted to existing employees with grant

Program 3 [ESOP 2006 (a)]

Options under this program have been granted to employees at an exercise price of Rs. 250 per option. All stock options have a four- year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees to whom the options are granted on or after May 1, 2006. This plan was terminated on October 25, 2006. The contractual life of each option is 5 years after the date of grant.

Program 4 [ESOP 2006 (b)]

Options under this program are granted to employees at an exercise price periodically determined by the Compensation Committee. All stock options have a four-year vesting term and vest at the rate of 15%, 20%, 30% and 35% at the end of 1, 2, 3 and 4 years respectively from the date of grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. This program extends to employees to whom the options are granted on or after October 25, 2006. The contractual life of each option is 5 years after the date of grant.

Directors' Stock Option Plan, 2006 ('DSOP 2006')

Options under this program have been granted to independent directors at an exercise price periodically determined by the compensation committee. All stock options vest equally over three year vesting term at the end of 1, 2 and 3 years respectively from the date of the grant and become fully exercisable. Each option is entitled to 1 equity share of Rs. 10 each. The contractual life of each option is 4 years after the date of the grant.

Program 7 [ESOP 2010 (A)]

In-principle approvals for administering the seventh stock option program i.e. ESOP 2010 (A) has been received from the BSE and NSE during the previous year for 1,135,000 equity shares of Rs. 10 each. No options have been granted under the program as at March 31, 2012.

The Company has recorded compensation cost for all grants using the intrinsic value- based method of accounting, in line with prescribed SEBI guidelines.

Had compensation been determined under the fair value approach described in the Guidance Note on, "Accounting for employee share based payments" issued by ICAI, the Company's net profit and basic and diluted earnings per share would have reduced to the proforma amounts as indicated:

Long term borrowings under other loans and advances represent the amount received from Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to develop a project under "Development of Intelligent Video Surveillance Server (IVSS) system".

The loan is an unsecured loan carrying a simple interest of 3% p.a on the outstanding amount of loan. Repayment of loan is in 10 equal annual installments commencing from June 2011. The project implementation period was a moratorium period ending May 2011 and was not liable for repayment of installments and interest during the said period. However, the interest accrued during the period is amortized and is payable in 3 equal annual installments commencing from June 2011. Any delay in repayment entails a liability of 12% p.a. compounded monthly for the period of delay.

There is no continuing default in the repayment of the principal loan and interest amounts.

As at March 31, 2012, the Company has outstanding forward contracts amounting to USD 112.5 million (As at March 31, 2011: USD 62 million) and Euro 9 million (As at March 31, 2011: Euro 4.6 million), option contracts USD and Euro Nil (As at March 31, 2011: USD Nil and Euro 0.3 million), forward strips and leverage option contracts amounting to USD 29.25 million (As at March 31, 2011: USD 67.5 million). These derivative instruments have been entered to hedge highly probable forecasted sales.

In accordance with the provisions of AS 30, these derivative instruments qualify for cash flow hedge accounting and have been fair valued at the balance sheet date and the resultant exchange loss has been debited to hedge reserve (Refer Note 3.1.2). Other derivative instruments that do not qualify for hedge accounting have been fair valued at the balance sheet date and resultant exchange gain of Rs 10 million for the year ended March 31, 2012 (year ended March 31, 2011: gain of Rs. 136 million) has been recorded in the statement of profit and loss.

Fair value of the above derivative instruments expected to be settled after 12 months from the date of the balance sheet have been classified under long term liabilities and amounts to Rs. Nil (As at March 31, 2011: Rs. 179 million).

During the year, the Company has availed a packing credit loan of USD 8 million secured against the trade receivables of the Company. The Company has taken a forward exchange contract with respect to this loan. In accordance with 'AS 11' the forward premium arising at inception is amortized as an expense over the life of the contract.

The estimates of future salary increases, considered in actuarial valuation, take into account inflation, seniority, promotion and other relevant factors such as supply and demand factors in the employment market.

The disclosure of provisions movement as required under the provisions of Accounting Standard - 29 'Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets' ('AS 29') is as follows:-

These provisions are expected to be utilized over a period of one year.

* Represents disputed tax dues provided during the current year pursuant to unfavourable order received from the tax authorities against which the Company has preferred an appeal with relevant authority. In respect of this provision, the disclosures required by AS 29 have not been provided in accordance with paragraph 72 of AS 29.

The Company has units at Bangalore and Chennai registered as Special Economic Zone (SEZ) units which are entitled to a tax holiday under Section 10AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

The Company also has STPI units at Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune which are registered as a 100 percent Export Oriented Unit, which were earlier entitled to a tax holiday under Section 10B and Section 10A of the Income Tax Act, 1961. However, certain units have completed the 10 year tax holiday period and are not eligible for deduction of profits under Section 10A/10B of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Tax provision for the year ended March 31, 2012 includes a charge of Rs. 37.2 million relating to earlier periods in a foreign jurisdiction.

2.1 Acquisition and amalgamation of MindTree Wireless Private Limited

a) The Company acquired 412,500 equity shares of MindTree Wireless Private Limited (MWPL) [formerly Kyocera Wireless (India) Private Limited] in the fiscal year 2009-10, representing 100% of equity share capital of MWPL at a consideration of Rs.. 437 million (including a contingent consideration of Rs. 144 million). Consequently, MWPL became a 100% subsidiary of the Company with effect from October 1, 2009. The Company had subsequently reassessed contingent consideration payable based on forecast of estimated future revenue and during the previous year ended March 31, 2011, reduced it by Rs. 100 million. Consequently, the cost of investment was reduced to Rs. 337 million as at March 31, 2011.

b) The Company filed a scheme of Amalgamation ("the Scheme") with the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka for the merger of MWPL with the Company effective April 1, 2010 ('the Appointed Date'). In January 2011, the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka approved the aforesaid Scheme vide its Order dated December 10, 2010 ('Order').

As per the terms of the Scheme, MWPL was amalgamated with the Company with effect from April 1, 2010. The Company has accounted for the amalgamation as amalgamation in the nature of purchase under AS-14, Accounting for Amalgamations ('AS 14'). Following were the salient features of the Scheme:

a) 412,500 equity shares held by the Company in MWPL were cancelled and extinguished, from the effective date of the Scheme.

b) All the assets and liabilities of MWPL were recorded in the books of the Company at their respective book value as on April 1, 2010.

c) All the profits, income, expenditure and losses accruing to MWPL with effect from the Appointed Date were treated as the profits or income or expenditure or losses, as the case may be, of the Company.

Consequent to the Order, the Company has effected the Scheme in its financial statements for the previous year ended March 31, 2011. The cost of investment in excess of net book value of MWPL as on April 1, 2010 amounted to Rs. 21 million and was recorded as goodwill in the financial statements for the previous year ended March 31, 2011.

In the current year, the Company reassessed the contingent consideration payable for the financial year 2010-11 and has written back contingent consideration amounting to Rs. 37 million as liability no longer required as the annual revenue threshold was not met by the Kyocera Group.

3.1 Impairment of goodwill

The management had assessed whether there is an indication that the goodwill may be impaired. Considering the restructuring of business model i.e. conversion of wireless products business into a design service business and anticipated decline in the future revenues of MWPL, the entire goodwill arising on amalgamation amounting to Rs. 21 million (referred to in note above) was considered to be impaired and an impairment loss to that extent was recognized and disclosed under depreciation and amortization in its financial statements for the previous year ended March 31, 2011.

3.2 Purchase of assets

During the previous year, the Company acquired certain fixed assets, RAPID software platform, customer contracts and employment contracts for a cash consideration of Rs. 72 million from Sevenstrata IT Services Private Limited. The acquisition was carried out by entering into an Agreement to Sell Assets ('Agreement') with Sevenstrata IT Services Private Limited. The RAPID software acquired pursuant to the Agreement has been accounted for as an intangible as per AS-26 'Intangible Assets' ('AS 26') and valued at Rs. 67 million as determined by an independent external expert. The customer contracts and employment contracts have not been assigned any value as they do not meet the criteria of an intangible asset as per AS 26. The remaining consideration represents the net book value of the assets taken over.

The Management believes the useful life of the aforesaid intangible to be 5 years as it represents the period over which the asset is expected to contribute directly or indirectly to the future cash flows of the Company.

3.3 Contingent liabilities and commitments

a) Estimated amount of contracts remaining to be executed on capital account and not provided for as at March 31, 2012 is Rs. 420 million (March 31, 2011: Rs. 122 million).

b) As of the balance sheet date, the Company's net foreign currency exposure that is not hedged by a derivative instrument or otherwise is Rs. 3,709 million (March 31, 2011: Rs. 2,454 million).

c) The Company has received income tax assessments for the financial years 2004-05 and 2008-09 wherein demand of Rs. 6 million and Rs. 24 milllion respectively has been raised against the Company on account of certain disallowances, adjustments made by the income tax department. A significant portion of this amount arises from the manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company. The tax demand for financial year 2008-09 also includes disallowance of portion of profit earned outside India from the STP and SEZ units.

Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demands received.

d) The Company has received income tax assessments for financial years 2006-07 and 2007-08 for the erstwhile subsidiary i.e. MindTree Technologies Private Limited (MTPL) with demands amounting to Rs.11 million and Rs. 10 million on account of certain disallowances/ adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received. The Company has not deposited the amount of demand with the department.

e) The Company has received income tax assessments under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act 1961 which pertain to erstwhile Aztecsoft Limited for the financial years 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 (draft)

wherein demand of Rs. 91 million, Rs. 49 million, Rs. 61 million, Rs. 45 million, Rs. 58 million, Rs. 119 million and Rs. 219 million respectively has been raised against the Company. These demands have arisen mainly on account of transfer pricing adjustments made in the order. The Company has not accepted these orders and had been advised by its legal counsel/ advisors to prefer appeals before the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).

The Company had received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2001-02 where in the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) has accepted the Company's contentions and quashed the demand raised. The Income tax department had appealed against the above mentioned order with ITAT. ITAT, in an earlier year have passed an order setting aside both the Order of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) as well as the Assessing Officer and has remanded the matter back to the assessment officer for re-assessment. The Company has preferred an appeal with the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka against the order of the ITAT. Further, the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka has stayed the operation and all further proceedings pursuant to the order passed by the ITAT.

The Company had appealed against the demands received for financial year 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08. Based on favourable order received by the Company for the financial year 2001-02 and an evaluation of the facts and circumstances, no provision has been made against the above orders in the financial statements.

f) During the previous year, the Company has received an assessment order for financial year 2006-07 for the erstwhile subsidiary MindTree Wireless Private Limited from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax ('ACIT') with a demand amounting to Rs. 39 million on account of certain other disallowances/ Transfer Pricing adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements. The Company has filed an appeal with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) against the demand received. The Company has deposited Rs. 5 million with the department against this demand.

3.4 Quantitative details

The Company is engaged in the software development services. Such services are not capable of being expressed in any generic unit and hence, it is not possible to give the quantitative details required under paragraphs 5(viii)© of general instructions for preparation of the statement of profit and loss as per revised Schedule VI to the Companies Act, 1956.

3.5 Segmental reporting

The Company's operations predominantly relate to providing IT Services and PE Services. The Company considers the business segment as the primary segment and geographical segment based on the location of customers as the secondary segment.

Effective April 1, 2011, the Company has reorganized its business units to be better aligned to market needs. Consequently the financial reporting of the business unit performance to the Management has also been updated with the new organization structure. Pursuant to such re-organization, Wireless business unit which was a separate reportable segment is now considered as part of PE services for the purpose of evaluating the unit's performance and for making decisions about future allocations of resources (as these are now part of same services). Consequently, Wireless business unit is no longer considered a separate business segment. The Company has presented its segment results under IT services and PE services which are the only reportable business segments. The previous year figures have been presented after incorporating the necessary reclassification pursuant to this change in reportable segments.

The accounting principles consistently used in the preparation of the financial statements are also consistently applied to record income and expenditure in individual segments.

Income and direct expenses in relation to segments are categorised based on items that are individually identifiable to that segment, while the remainder of costs are apportioned on an appropriate basis. Certain expenses are not specifically allocable to individual segments as the underlying services are used interchangeably. The Company therefore believes that it is not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to such expenses and accordingly such expenses are separately disclosed as unallocable and directly charged against total income.

The assets of the Company are used interchangeably between segments, and the management believes that it is currently not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to total assets and liabilities since a meaningful segregation is not possible.

Remuneration paid to key managerial personnel during the year ended March 31, 2012 amounts to Rs. 73 million (year ended March 31, 2011 amounts to Rs. 44 million). Amounts payable by directors in the nature of travel and business expenses as at March 31, 2012 amounted to Rs. Nil (March 31, 2011: Nil). Dividends paid to directors during the year ended March 31, 2012 amounts to Rs. 19 million (year ended March 31, 2011 amounts to Rs. 24 million).

The above remuneration excludes gratuity and compensated absences which cannot be separately identified from the composite amount advised by the actuary.

3.6 During the previous year, the Company has dissolved its two subsidiaries viz., Aztecsoft Disha Inc and Aztec Software Inc. Pursuant to the

dissolution, the surplus in excess of the book value of investment in the subsidiaries amounting to Rs. 221 million was recognised as other income in the statement of profit and loss.

Further, during the previous year, MindTree Benefit Trust and Aztec Software and Technology Services Limited Employees' Welfare Trust were dissolved as per the resolution passed by the trustees. Consequently, the funds available with these trusts amounting to Rs. 85 million were received by the Company. Since these funds were primarily in the nature of capital surplus, the Company has credited the above amount to capital reserve.

3.7 Dues to micro, small and medium enterprises

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has issued an office memorandum dated August 26, 2008 which recommends that the Micro and Small Enterprises should mention in their correspondence with its customers the Entrepreneurs Memorandum Number as allocated after filing of the Memorandum in accordance with the 'Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006' ('the Act'). Accordingly, the disclosure in respect of the amounts payable to such enterprises as at March 31, 2012 has been made in the financial statements based on information received and available with the Company. Further in view of the Management, the impact of interest, if any, that may be payable in accordance with the provisions of the Act is not expected to be material. The Company has not received any claim for interest from any supplier as at the balance sheet date.

3.8 The Company has prepared these financial statements as per the format prescribed by Revised Schedule VI to the Companies Act, 1956 ('the schedule') issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Previous years' figures have been recasted/restated to conform to the classification required by the Revised Schedule VI.


Mar 31, 2010

1. Background

MindTree Limited (MindTree or the Company) is an international Information Technology ("IT") consulting and implementation company that delivers business solutions through global software development. MindTree is structured into two business units that focus on software development - Product Engineering (PE) Services and Information Technology (IT) Services. PE Services comprises Research 6 Development (R&D) Services and Software Product Engineering (SPE). R&D Services enables faster product realization by leveraging the expertise in the areas of hardware design, embedded software, middleware and testing and through MindTrees own IP building blocks in the areas of Bluetooth, VOIP, IVP6, iSCSI and others in datacom, telecom, wireless, storage, industrial automation, avionics, consumer products and computing. SPE provides full life cycle product engineering, professional services and sustained engineering services. IT Services offer consulting and implementation and post production support for customers in manufacturing, financial services, travel and leisure and other industries, in the areas of e-business, data warehousing and business intelligence, supply chain management, ERP and maintenance and re-engineering of legacy mainframe applications. MindTree is head quartered in Bangalore and has offices in India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, UAE, Netherlands, Canada and France.

2. Capital commitments and contingent liabilities

a) Estimated amount of contracts remaining to be executed on capital account and not provided for as at March 31, 2010 is Rs244,235,362 (previousyear-Rs78,979,164).

b) Guarantees given by the Companys bankers as at March 31, 2010areRs. 121,689,404 (previous year- Rs 30,902,359).

c) On September 19, 2007, the Company received a notice from the Honorable High court of Karnataka to appear before the Honorable court in respect of assessment of income for Assessment Year (A.Y) 2001-02. The Assessing Officer (AO) has held that interest receipts are not eligible for deduction under Section 10B of the Act even though they are business income and disallowed the same and raised a demand of Rs 616,530. Further AO also mentioned that losses from export earnings cannot be set off against other income. The AO also rejected the claim of carry forward of business loss and unabsorbed depreciation. The order of the AO was not upheld by Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) and the AO preferred an appeal with the Honorable High Court of Karnataka against the order of the ITAT. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements for year ended March 31, 2010.

d)On January 2, 2008, the Company has received an assessment order for A.Y 2005-06 from the AO with a demand amounting to Rs 6,479,880 on account of certain disallowances / adjustments made by income tax department. A significant portion of this amount arose from manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2010. The Company has filed an appeal against the order received. The Income-tax department has adjusted the amount of demand against the refund due for A.Y 2006-07.

e)On January 5, 2009, the Company has received an assessment order for A.Y 2006-07 from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (ACIT) with a demand amounting to Rs 51,446,560 on account of certain disallowances / adjustments made by income tax department. A significant portion of this amount arises from manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2010. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received.

f) On January 2, 2010, the Company has received an assessment order for A.Y 2007-08 from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (ACIT) with a demand amounting to Rs. 32,236,229 on account of certain disallowances / adjustments made by income tax department. A significant portion of this amount arises from manner of adjustment of brought forward losses in arriving at the taxable profits of the Company. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2010. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received. The Company has not deposited the amount of demand with the department.

g)On January 2, 2010, the Company has received an assessment order for A.Y 2007-08 for the erstwhile subsidiary MindTree Technologies Private Limited from the Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (ACIT) with a demand amounting to Rs. 11,162,792 on account of certain disallowances/ adjustments made by income tax department. Management believes that the position taken by it on the matter is tenable and hence, no adjustment has been made to the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2010. The Company has filed an appeal against the demand received. The Company has not deposited the amount of demand with the department.

h)MindTree has received orders under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act 1961 which pertain to erstwhile Aztecsoft Limited for the financial years 2001 -02, 2002-03, 2003-04 and 2004-05 wherein demand of Rs 91,481,000, Rs 49,264,000, Rs 60,837,000 and Rs 28,484,000 respectively has been raised against the Company. These demands have arisen mainly on account of transfer pricing adjustments made in the order. The Company has not accepted these orders and had been advised by its legal counsel/ advisors to prefer appeals before the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).

The Company had received a favourable order from the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) for the year 2001-02 where in the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) has accepted the Companys contentions and quashed the demand raised. The Income tax department had appealed against the above mentioned order with ITAT. ITAT, during the current year have passed an order setting aside both the Order of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) as well as the Assessing Officer and has remanded the matter back to the assessment officer for re-assessment. The Company has preferred an appeal with the High Court of Karnataka against the order of the ITAT. Further, during the year the High Court of Karnataka has stayed the operation and all further proceedings pursuant to the order passed by the ITAT.

The Company has appealed against the demands received for financial year 2002-03, 2003-04 and 2004-05 to the Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals) where the matter is pending conclusion. Based on favourable order received by the Company for the financial year 2001-02 and an evaluation of the facts and circumstances, no provision has been made against the above orders in the financial statements for the year ended March 31,2010.

i) During the year, the Company has received an assessment order under Section 92CA of the Income Tax Act, 1961. The assessment order pertains to erstwhile Aztecsoft Limited wherein the Joint Director of Income tax has made a transfer pricing adjustment under Section 92CA for payment of Rs. 112,188,319 made for selling and marketing support services and excess deduction claimed under Section 10A. The Company has filed an application with the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax against the order received. The Company is yet to receive an assessment order under Section 143(3) giving effect to the above adjustments and hence no adjustment has been made to the financial statements for theyear ended 31 March 2010.

3 Quantitative details

The Company is engaged in the software development services. Such services are not capable of being expressed in any generic unit and hence, it is not possible to give the quantitative details required under paragraphs 3 and 4C of Part II of the Schedule VI to the Companies Act, 1956.

4. Dues to micro, small and medium enterprises

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has issued an office memorandum dated 26 August 2008 which recommends that the Micro and Small Enterprises should mention in their correspondence with its customers the Entrepreneurs Memorandum Number as allocated after filing of

5. Segmental reporting

The Companys operations predominantly relate to providing IT services in two primary business segments viz. IT Services and PE Services. The Company considers the business segment as the primary segment and geographical segment based on the location of customers as the secondary segment.

The accounting principles consistently used in the preparation of the financial.statements are also consistently applied to record income and expenditure in individual segments.

Income and direct expenses in relation to segments are categorised based on items that are individually identifiable to that segment, while the remainder of costs are apportioned on an appropriate basis. Certain expenses are not specifically allocable to individual segments as the underlying services are used interchangeably. The Company therefore believes that it is not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to such expenses and accordingly such expenses are separately disclosed as unallocable and directly charged against total income.

The assets of the Company are used interchangeably between segments, and the management believes that it is currently not practical to provide segment disclosures relating to total assets and liabilities since a meaningful segregation is not possible.

6. Related party transactions

Name of related party Nature of relationship

MindTree Benefit Trust The Trust is effectively

controlled by the Company

Aztecsoft Limited, India Subsidiary merged with the

Company effective April 1, 2009

Aztec Software Inc, USA Subsidiary

Aztecsoft Disha Inc, USA Subsidiary

MindTree Wireless Private Subsidiary effective

Limited (MWPL), India October 1, 2009

MindTree Software (Shenzhen) Co Ltd (MSSL), Subsidiary Republic of China

Key managerial personnel:

Ashok Soota Executive Chairman effective April 1, 2009

Subroto Bagchi Gardener and Vice Chairman of MindTree

N Krishnakumar CEO & Managing Director effective April 1,2009

S Janakiraman President & Group-CEO effective April 1, 2009

Dr. Albert Hieranimous Non executive Director of MindTree

George M. Scalise Non executive Director of MindTree

Mark A. Runacres Non executive Director of MindTree

N. Vittal Non executive Director of MindTree

R. Srinivasan Non executive Director of MindTree

V.G.Siddhartha Non executive Director of MindTree

David B. Yoffie Non executive Director of MindTree

Rajesh SubramaniamNon executive Director of MindTree

Remuneration paid to key managerial personnel amounts to Rs. 38,724,526 (Rs 30,861,603 for previous year). Amounts payable to directors in the nature of travel and business expenses as at March 31, 2010 amounted to Rs.784,353 (previous year: Rs 582,711).

7. Lease transactions

All assets leased on a finance lease basis on or after April 1, 2001 are capitalized in the books of the Company with a corresponding liability recognising future liability on these leases. The Company has acquired certain vehicles on finance lease. The legal title to these vehicles under finance lease vests in the lessors.

8. Derivatives

Forward and option contracts

As at March 31, 2010, the Company has outstanding forward contracts amounting to USD 79 million (previous year USD 34.5 million), and CHF MIL (previous year CHF 0.05 million), option contracts USD 7 million (previous year USD 5 million), forward strips and leverage option contracts amounting to USD 100 million (previous year USD 130 million). These derivative instruments have been entered to hedge highly probable forecast sales.

In accordance with the provisions of AS 30, those derivative instruments which qualify for cash flow hedge accounting have been fair valued at balance sheet date and the resultant exchange gain/ (loss) of Rs 199,861,899 (previous year: loss of Rs 84,627,323) has been credited/ debited to hedge reserve. Other derivative instruments that do not qualify for hedge accounting have been fair valued at balance sheet date and resultant exchange gain/ (loss) of Rs 980,697,270 (previous year: loss of Rs 1,432,554,634) has been recognized in the profit and loss account for the year.

9. Prior period comparatives ,

Previous years figures have been regrouped /reclassified wherever necessary, to conform to current years classification. However, the current years figures include the figures of Aztecsoft Limited and are not strictly comparable with those of previous years as Aztecsoft Limited has been amalgamated with the Company w.e.f 1 April, 2009 (Refer Note 4 of Schedule 16).

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