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Accounting Policies of Nelcast Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

1.1 BASIS OF PREPARATION

The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India. The Company has prepared these financial statements to comply in all material respects with the Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. The financial statements have been prepared on an accrual basis and under the historical cost convention.

The accounting policies adopted in the financial statements are consistent with those of previous year.

1.2 USE OF ESTIMATES

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles in India requires the management to make judgments, estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of revenues, expenses, assets and liabilities and the disclosure of contingent liabilities, at the end of the reporting period. Although, these estimates are based on the management's best knowledge of current events and actions, uncertainty about these assumptions and estimates could result in the outcomes requiring adjustments to the carrying amounts of assets or liabilities in future periods.

1.3 FIXED ASSETS AND DEPRECIATION

Fixed Assets are recorded at cost less accumulated depreciation. Cost of fixed assets is net of eligible credits under CENVAT/VAT scheme. The Company capitalizes all costs relating to acquisition and installation of fixed assets. Cost of spares relating to specific item of fixed assets is capitalized. Interest and other related costs, attributable to major projects are capitalized as part of the cost of respective assets. Advances paid towards the acquisition of fixed assets outstanding at each balance sheet date are disclosed as "Capital Advances" under Long-Term Loans and Advances and cost of fixed assets not ready to use before such date are disclosed under "Capital Work-in-Progress".

Depreciation has been provided based on life assigned to each asset in accordance with Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013.

1.4 IMPAIRMENT OF ASSETS

The Company determines whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of its assets. If any such indication exists, the recoverable amount of such assets is estimated and impairment loss is recognized wherever the carrying amount of the assets exceeds its recoverable amount. During the year there is no such impairment of assets.

1.5 LEASES

Leases, where the Lessor retains substantially all the risks and rewards incidental to the ownership are classified as operating leases. Operating lease payments are recognised as an expense in the Statement of Profit and Loss on straight-line basis over the lease term.

1.6 BORROWING COSTS

The Company capitalizes interest and other costs incurred by it in connection with funds borrowed for the acquisition of fixed assets. Where specific borrowings are identified to a fixed asset, the Company uses the interest rates applicable to that specific borrowing as the capitalisation rate. Where borrowings cannot be specifically identified to fixed assets, the capitalisation rate applied is the weighted average of the interest rates applicable to all borrowings of the Company. Capitalisation of borrowing costs ceases when all the activities necessary to prepare the fixed assets for their intended use are substantially complete.

1.7 INVESTMENTS

Investments, which are Long-term in nature, are stated at cost after providing for decline in value, if any, other than temporary. On disposal of investment, the difference between its carrying amount and net disposal proceeds is charged or credited to the Statement of Profit and Loss.

1.8 INVENTORIES

Inventories are valued at the lower of cost and net realizable value. Cost is ascertained on a moving weighted average basis. Cost includes cost of purchase, cost of conversion, and other costs incurred in bringing the inventories to their present location and condition. Cost of finished goods includes excise duty.

1.9 REVENUE RECOGNITION

Income of the Company is derived from sale of products including excise duty but excluding sales tax and net of sales returns. The revenue and expenditure are accounted on a going concern basis.

1.10 FOREIGN CURRENCY TRANSACTION

Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transaction. The difference between the rate prevailing on the date of transaction and on the date of settlement as also on translation of current assets and current liabilities at the end of the year is recognised as income or expense as the case may be.

1.11 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

(i) Defined Contribution Plan

(a) Company's contribution to Employees Provident fund and Employees State Insurance are made under a Defined Contribution Plan, and are accounted for at actual cost in the year of accrual.

(b) Company's contribution to the superannuation fund in respect of employees who are members are made under a defined contribution plan, being administrated by the Life Insurance Corporation of India and are charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss in the year in which employee has rendered service.

(ii) Defined Benefit Plan

Company's liability to Gratuity on retirement of its eligible employees is funded and is being administrated by the Life Insurance Corporation of India. The incremental expense thereon for each year is arrived at as per actuarial valuation is recognised and charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss in the year in which the employee has rendered service. (Refer to Note No.31)

1.12 INCOME TAXES

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

1.13 SEGMENT INFORMATION

The Company is principally engaged only in the business of manufacture and sale of Iron Castings, there are no reportable segments as per Accounting Standard No.17 "Segmental Reporting" issued by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

1.14 EARNINGS PER SHARE

Basic earnings per share are calculated by dividing the net profit or loss for the year attributable to equity shareholders by the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period. There is no diluted earnings per share as there are no dilutive potential equity shares.

1.15 PROVISIONS, CONTINGENT LIABILITIES AND CONTINGENT ASSETS

Provisions involving substantial degree of estimation in measurement are recognized when there is a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that there will be outflow of resources. Contingent Liabilities are not recognised, but are disclosed in the Notes. Contingent assets are neither recognised nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2011

Basis of Accounting : Financial statements are prepared in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles including accounting standards in India under historical cost convention on accrual basis.

Revenue Recognition : Income of the Company is derived from Sale of Products including Excise duty but excluding Sales Tax and net of sales returns. The revenue and expenditure are accounted on a going concern basis.

Inventories : Finished goods, stock-in-process and Raw Materials are valued at lower of the cost and net realisable value.

Moulding boxes and patterns are valued at lower of cost (estimated) and net realisable value.

Fixed Assets : Fixed Assets are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses, if any. Cost comprises the purchase price and any attributable cost of bringing the asset to its working condition for its use.

Depreciation : Depreciation for the year on fixed assets is provided under the Straight Line Method at the rates and in the manner specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

Foreign Currency

Transactions : Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transaction. Current assets and current liabilities are translated at the year end rate. The difference between the rate prevailing on the date of transaction and on the date of settlement as also on translation of current assets and current liabilities at the end of the year is recognised as income or expense as the case may be.

Employee Benefits :

(I) Defined Contribution Plan:

(a) Companys contribution to Employees Provident fund and Employees State Insurance are made under a Defined Contribution Plan, and are accounted for at actual cost in the year of accrual.

(b) Companys contribution to the Superannuation fund in respect of employees who are members are made under a defined contribution plan, being administrated by the Life Insurance Corporation of India and are charged to Profit and Loss account in the year in which employee has rendered service.

(II) Defined Benefit Plan :

Companys liability to Gratuity on retirement of its eligible employees is funded and is being administrated by the Life Insurance Corporation of India. The incremental expense thereon for each year is arrived at as per actuarial valuation and is recognised and charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year in which the employee has rendered service.

Borrowing Costs : The Company capitalizes interest and other costs incurred by it in connection with funds borrowed for the acquisition of fixed assets. Where specific borrowings are identified to a fixed asset, the Company uses the interest rates applicable to that specific borrowing as the capitalisation rate. Where borrowings cannot be specifically identified to fixed assets, the capitalisation rate applied is the weighted average of the interest rates applicable to all borrowings of the Company. Capitalisation of borrowing costs ceases when all the activities necessary to prepare the fixed assets for their intended use are substantially complete.

Investments : Investments, which are Long-term in nature, are stated at cost after providing for decline in value, if any, other than temporary.

Leases : Leases, where the Lessor retains substantially all the risks and rewards incidental to the ownership are classified as operating leases. Operating lease payments are recognised as an expense in Profit & Loss Account on straight-line basis over the lease term.

Deferred Tax : Deferred income taxes reflect the impact of current year timing differences between taxable income and accounting income for the year and reversal of timing differences of earlier years. Deferred tax is measured based on the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantively enacted at the balance sheet date.

Impairment of Assets : The Company carrying out Impairment of Assets at balance sheet date and recognize Impairment Gain / Loss based on internal/external factors.


Mar 31, 2010

Basis of Accounting

Financial statements are prepared in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles including accounting standards in India under historical cost convention on accrual basis._

Revenue Recognition

Income of the Company is derived from Sale of Products including Excise duty but excluding Sales Tax and net of sales returns. The revenue and expenditure are accounted on a going concern basis.

Inventories

Finished goods and stocks-in-process are valued at lower of the cost and net realisable value.Raw materials are taken at cost (under FIFO method) which is either equal to or less than the realisable value.Moulding boxes and patterns are valued at lower of cost (estimated) and net realisable value.

Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses if any. Cost comprises the purchase price and any attributable cost of bringing the asset to its working condition for its use.

Depreciation

Depreciation for the year on fixed assets is provided under the Straight Line method at the rates and in the manner specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

Foreign Currency Transactions

Transactions in foreign currencies are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of transaction. Current assets and current liabilities are translated at the year end rate. The difference between the rate prevailing on the date of transaction and on the date of settlement as also on translation ol current assets and current liabilities at the end of the year is recognised as income or expense as the case may be.

Employee Benefits

(I) Defined Contribution Plan:

(a) Companys contribution to Employees Provident fund and Employees State Insurance are made under a Defined Contribution Plan, and are accounted for at actual cost in the year of accrual.

(b) Companys contribution to the Superannuation fund in respect of employees who are members are made under a defined contribution plan, being administrated by the Life Insurance Corporation of India and are charged to Profit and Loss account in the year in which employee has rendered service.

(II) Defined Benefit Plan :

Companys liability to Gratuity on retirement of its eligible employees is funded and is being administrated by the Life Insurance Corporation of India. The incremental expense thereon for each year is arrived at as per actuarial valuation and is recognised and charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year in which the employee has rendered service.

Borrowing Costs

The Company capitalizes interest and other costs incurred by it in connection with funds borrowed for the acquisition of fixed assets. Where specific borrowings are identified to a fixed asset, the Company uses the interest rates applicable to that specific borrowing as the capitalisation rate. Where borrowings cannot be specifically identified to fixed assets, the capitalisation rate applied is the weighted average of the interest rates applicable to all borrowings of the Company. Capitalisation of borrowing costs ceases when all the activities necessary to prepare the fixed assets for their intended use are substantially complete.

Investments

Investments, which are Long-term in nature, are stated at cost after providing for decline in value, if any, other than temporary.

Leases

Leases, where the Lessor retains substantially all the risks and rewards incidental to the ownership are classified as operating leases. Operating lease payments are recognised as an expense in Profit & Loss Account on straiaht-line basis over the lease term.

Deferred Tax

Deferred income taxes reflect the impact of current year timing differences between taxable income and accounting income for the year and reversal of timing differences of earlier years. Deferred tax is measured based on the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantively enacted at the balance sheet date.

Impairment of Assets

The Company carrying out Impairment of Assets at balance sheet date and recognize Impairment Gain / Loss based on internal/external factors.

 
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