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Accounting Policies of Prima Agro Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2015

A. Basis for preparation of Financial statements

The Financial statements have been prepared and presented under the historical cost convention on accrual basis of accounting, in accordance with the Accounting Principles generally accepted in India and comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to the extend applicable and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. Except where otherwise stated, the accounting principles have been consistently applied.

B. Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities of the financial statements and the reported amounts of the revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Differences between actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known/ materialized.

C. Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Cost of fixed assets includes freight and other incidental expenditure related to the acquisition and installation of the respective assets. Borrowing cost directly attributable to acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of the assets upto the date the asset is ready for the intended use or sale.

D. Depreciation

Depreciation on Fixed Assets is provided on a straight line basis at the rates specified in Schedule II of the Companies Act, 2013.

E. Impairment of Assets

The carrying amount of Fixed Assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date to assess whether they are recorded in excess of their recoverable amounts, and where the carrying values exceeds the estimated recoverable amounts, and assets are written down to their recoverable amount.

F. Investments

Investments (Non-trade) are considered as long term and are stated at cost .

G. Inventories

Inventories are valued at cost or net realizable value, whichever is lower.

H. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from sale of goods is recognized at the point of despatch to the customers net of sales returns. Income from job work and processing charges is recognized on accrual basis.

I. Employees Retirement and other Benefits

i. Provident fund/Pension fund - Contributions to Provident/Pension fund are accounted on Actual basis.

ii. The scheme of Gratuity covers gratuity liability of the employees including past services. The annual premium has been charged to Profit and Loss Account on accrual basis as per Company's own computation.

J. Accounting for Taxes on Income

i. Provision for current tax is made based on the liability computed in accordance with the relevant tax rates and tax laws.

ii. Deferred tax is recognized on all timing differences between accounting income and taxable income for the year, and quantified using the tax rates and laws enacted or subsequently enacted as on the Balance Sheet date.

iii. The deferred tax assets are recognized and carried forward to the extent that there is a reasonable / virtual certainty as the case may be that sufficient taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

K. Earnings per Share

In accordance with Accounting Standard (AS-20), 'Earnings per share' issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, basic and diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

L. Accounting for 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 an outflow of resources. Contingent Liabilities are not recognized but are disclosed in the Note forming parts of accounts. Contingent Assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the financial statements.




Mar 31, 2014

A. Basis for preparation of Financial statements

The Financial statements have been prepared and presented under the historical cost convention on accrual basis of accounting, in accordance with the Accounting Principles generally accepted in India and comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to the extend applicable and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. Except where otherwise stated, the accounting principles have been consistently applied.

B. Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities of the financial statements and the reported amounts of the revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Differences between actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known/ materialized.

C. Fixed Assets

Fixed assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Cost of fixed assets includes freight and other incidental expenditure related to the acquisition and installation of the respective assets. Borrowing cost directly attributable to acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of the assets upto the date the asset is ready for the intended use or sale.

D. Depreciation

Depreciation on Fixed Assets is provided on a straight line basis at the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

E. Impairment of Assets

The carrying amount of Fixed Assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date to assess whether they are recorded in excess of their recoverable amounts, and where the carrying values exceeds the estimated recoverable amounts, and assets are written down to their recoverable amount.

F. Investments

Investments (Non-trade) are considered as long term and are stated at cost.

G. Inventories

Inventories are valued at cost or net realizable value, whichever is lower.

H. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from sale of goods is recognized at the point of despatch to the customers net of sales returns. Income from job work and processing charges is recognized on accrual basis.

I. Employees Retirement and other Benefits

i. Provident fund/Pension fund - Contributions to Provident/Pension fund are accounted on Actual basis.

ii. The scheme of Gratuity covers gratuity liability of the employees including past services. The annual premium has been charged to Profit and Loss Account on accrual basis as per Company''s own computation.

J. Accounting for Taxes on Income

i. Provision for current tax is made based on the liability computed in accordance with the relevant tax rates and tax laws.

ii. Deferred tax is recognized on all timing differences between accounting income and taxable income for the year, and quantified using the tax rates and laws enacted or subsequently enacted as on the Balance Sheet date.

iii. The deferred tax assets are recognized and carried forward to the extent that there is a reasonable / virtual certainty as the case may be that sufficient taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

K. Earnings per Share

In accordance with Accounting Standard (AS-20),'' Earnings per share'' issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, basic and diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

L. Accounting for 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 an outflow of resources. Contingent Liabilities are not recognized but are disclosed in the Notes forming parts of accounts. Contingent Assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the f inancial statements.


Mar 31, 2013

A. Basis for preparation of Financial statements

The Financial statements have been prepared and presented under the historical cost convention on accrual basis of accounting, in accordance with the Accounting Principles generally accepted in India and comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to the extend applicable and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. Except where otherwise stated, the accounting principles have been consistently applied.

B. Use of Estimates.

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities of the financial statements and the reported amounts of the revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Differences between actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known/ materialized.

C. Fixed Assets:

Fixed assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Cost of fixed assets includes freight and other incidental expenditure related to the acquisition and installation of the respective assets. Borrowing cost directly attributable to acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of the assets upto the date the asset is ready for the intended use or sale.

D. Depreciation

Depreciation on Fixed Assets is provided on a straight line basis at the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

E. Impairment of Assets:

The carrying amount of Fixed Assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date to assess whether they are recorded in excess of their recoverable amounts, and where the carrying values exceeds the estimated recoverable amounts, and assets are written down to their recoverable amount.

F. Investments

Investments (Non-trade) are considered as long term and are stated at cost.

G. Inventories:

Inventories are valued at cost or net realizable value, whichever is lower.

H. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from sale of goods is recognized at the point of despatch to the customers net of sales returns. Income from job work and processing charges is recognized on accrual basis.

I. Employees Retirement and other Benefits

i. Provident fund/Pension fund – Contributions to Provident/Pension fund are accounted on Actual basis. ii. The scheme of Gratuity covers gratuity liability of the employees including past services. The annual premium has been charged to Profit and Loss Account on accrual basis as per Company''s own computation.

J. Accounting for Taxes on Income

i. Provision for current tax is made based on the liability computed in accordance with the relevant tax rates and tax laws.

ii. Deferred tax is recognized on all timing differences between accounting income and taxable income for the year, and quantified using the tax rates and laws enacted or subsequently enacted as on the Balance Sheet date.

iii. The deferred tax assets are recognized and carried forward to the extent that there is a reasonable / virtual certainty as the case may be that sufficient taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

K. Earnings per Share

In accordance with Accounting Standard (AS-20), ''Earnings per share'' issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, basic and diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

L. Accounting for 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 an outflow of resources. Contingent Liabilities are not recognized but are disclosed in the Notes forming parts of accounts. Contingent Assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2012

A. Basis for preparation of Financial statements

The Financial statements have been prepared and presented under the historical cost convention on accrual basis of accounting, in accordance with the Accounting Principles generally accepted in India and comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to the extend applicable and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1966. Except where otherwise stated, the accounting principles have been consistently applied.

B. Use of Estimates.

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities of the financial statements and the reported amounts of the revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Differences between actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known/ materialised.

C. Fixed Assets:

Fixed assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Cost of fixed assets includes freight and other incidental expenditure related to the acquisition and installation of the respective assets. Borrowing cost, directly attributable to acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of the assets upto the date the asset is ready for the intended use or sale.

D. Depreciation Rs.

Depreciation on Fixed Assets is provided on a straight line basis at the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act 1956.

E. Impairment of Assets:

The carrying amount of Fixed Assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date to assess whether they" " are recorded in excess of their recoverable amounts, and where the carrying values exceeds the estimated recoverable amounts, and assets are written down to their recoverable amount.

F. Investments

Investments (Non-trade) are considered as long term and are stated at cost.

G. Inventories:

Inventories are valued at cost or net realizable value, whichever is lower.

H. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from sale of goods is recognized at the point of despatch to the customers net of sales returns. Income from job work and processing charges is recognized on accrual basis. Insurance claim is recognized on realization basis.

I. Employees Retirement and other Benefits

i. Provident fund/Pension fund - Contributions to Provident/Pension fund are accounted on Actual basis. ii. The scheme of Gratuity covers gratuity liability of the employees including past services. The annual premium has been charged to Profit and Loss Account on accrual basis as per Company's own computation.

J. Accounting for Taxes on Income

i. Provision for current tax is made based on the liability computed in accordance with the relevant tax rates and tax laws.

ii. Deferred tax is recognized on all timing differences between accounting income and taxable income for the year, and quantified using the tax rates and laws enacted or subsequently enacted as on the Balance Sheet date.

iii. The deferred tax assets are recognized and carried forward to the extent that there is a reasonable / virtual certainty as the case may be that sufficient taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

K. Earnings per Share

In accordance with Accounting Standard (AS-20), "Earnings per share' issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, basic and diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

L. Accounting for 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 pf past events and it is probable that there will be an outflow of resources. Contingent Liabilities are not recognized but are disclosed in the Notes forming parts of accounts. Contingent Assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2010

A. Basis for preparation of Financial statements

The Financial statements have been prepared and presented under the historical cost convention on accrual basis of accounting, in accordance with the Accounting Principles generally accepted in India and comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to the extend applicable and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956. Except where otherwise stated, the accounting principles have been consistently applied.

B. Use of Estimates.

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires estimates and assumptions to be made that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities of the financial statements and the reported amounts of the revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Differences between actual results and estimates are recognized in the period in which the results are known/ materialised.

C. Fixed Assets:

Fixed assets are stated at cost of acquisition or construction less accumulated depreciation. Cost of fixed assets includes freight and other incidental expenditure related to the acquisition and installation of the respective assets. Borrowing cost directly attributable to acquisition or construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as part of the cost of the assets upto the date the asset is ready for the intended use or sale.

D. Depreciation

Depreciation on Fixed Assets is provided on a straight line basis at the rates specified in Schedule XIV of the Companies Act, 1956.

E. Impairment of Assets:

The carrying amount of Fixed Assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date to assess whether they are recorded in excess of their recoverable amounts, and where the carrying values exceeds the estimated recoverable amounts, and assets are written down to their recoverable amount.

F. Investments

Investments (Non-trade) are considered as long term and are stated at cost.

G. Inventories:

Inventories are valued at cost or net realizable value, whichever is lower.

H. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from sale of goods is recognized at the point of despatch to the customers net of sales returns. Income from processing is recognized on accrual basis. Insurance claim is recognized on realization basis.

I. Employees Retirement and other Benefits

i. Provident fund/Pension fund - Contributions to Provident/Pension fund are accounted on Actual basis. ii. The scheme of Gratuity covers gratuity liability of the employees including past services. The annual premium has been charged to Profit and Loss Account on accrual basis as per Companys own computation.

J. Accounting for Taxes on Income

i. Provision for current tax has not been made due to unabsorbed depreciation and carry forward business loss. ii. There was no material deferred tax liability at the beginning of the year as the timing differences, if any, were absorbed earlier to that date. Same is the case for the current year. Deferred tax asset is not created as a measure of prudence.

K. Earnings per Share

In accordance with Accounting Standard (AS-20), Earnings per share issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, basic and diluted earnings per share is computed using the weighted average number of equity shares outstanding during the period.

L. Accounting for 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 an outflow of resources. Contingent Liabilities are not recognized but are disclosed in the Notes forming parts of accounts. Contingent Assets are neither recognized nor disclosed in the financial statements.

 
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