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Mar 31, 2016

c) Employees Stock Option Schemes (ESOS)

The Company’s stock based compensation plan for employees comprises of three schemes viz. the ESOS 2007 Scheme, ESOS 2008 and the ESOS 2009 Scheme. The schemes have been instituted for all eligible employees of the Company and its subsidiaries. The Company has reserved issuance of 488,400 (Previous year 842,200) Equity Shares of Rs. 5/- each for offering to eligible employees of the Company and its subsidiaries under Employees Stock Option Scheme (ESOS) approved by Members. During the year, the Company has granted NIL (Previous year NIL) Options to the eligible employees.

ESOS 2007 Scheme

The Scheme permits allocation of an aggregate of 1,000,000 equity shares of the face value of Rs. 5/- per share to the eligible employees on the recommendation of the Compensation Committee at an exercise price of Rs. 38/-.

ESOS 2008 Scheme

The Scheme permits allocation of an aggregate of 1,200,000 equity shares of the face value of Rs. 5/- per share to the eligible employees on the recommendation of the Compensation Committee at an exercise price of Rs. 15/-.

ESOS 2009 Scheme

The Scheme permits allocation of an aggregate of 2,000,000 equity shares of the face value of Rs. 5/- per share to the eligible employees on the recommendation of the Compensation Committee at an exercise price of Rs. 38/-.

Note:

Net block of the Building include a residential flat of Rs. 260.28 Lacs in a co-operative society, acquired from a debtor in satisfaction of a claim. In view of the restraining orders, the society has kept in abeyance the admission of membership of the Company. In the earlier year, pursuant to the order of the Hon’ble High Court, the possession of the flat was handed over to the Official Assignee. An appeal was filed by the Company against the said order whereby the said order was set aside. Pursuant to the fresh chamber summons filed by the Company for removing attachment, the Official Assignee has been directed not to sell or dispose-off the flat. The Company has been legally advised that the said developments will not have a bearing on the Company’s title to the flat and consequently there is no impairment in the value of the asset and the Company is not likely to have any further claim or liability against the said flat.

NOTES:

* Shares under lien/pledge towards borrowings by the Company.

& Shares pledged towards short term borrowings by Company''s subsidiary.

$ 13,47,287 Shares are held in the demat account of Company''s subsidiary.

# 498,910 shares are under lien/pledge towards short-term borrowings by the Company and balance 425,000 shares under pledge for which loan has been repaid.

A Cost written-off on account of permanent diminution.

23. NOTES FORMING PARTS OF ACCOUNTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED MARCH 31, 2016 23.1 Significant Accounting Policies

a) Basis of Presentation of Financial Statements

These financial statements are prepared in accordance with Indian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) under the historical cost convention on the accrual basis. GAAP comprises mandatory accounting standards as prescribed under section 133 of the Companies Act 2013 (‘Act’) read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014, the provisions of the Act (to the extent notified) and guidelines issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Accounting policies have been consistently applied except where a newly issued accounting standard is initially adopted or a revision to an existing counting standard requires a change in the accounting policy hitherto in use.

b) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at historical cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any.

c) Depreciation

Depreciation on tangible assets is provided on straight-line method over the useful life of the assets as prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act 2013. Depreciation on Intangible assets are amortised over their respective individual estimated useful lives on straight-line basis, commencing from the date the asset is available to the Company for its use.

d) Investments

Investments intended, at the time of acquisition, to be held for a period exceeding twelve months are classified as “Non-Current Investments”. All other Investments are classified as “Current Investments”. Investments are accounted on trade date at cost of acquisition which includes brokerage and other charges.

Current Investments are valued at cost or market value, whichever is lower, whereby the cost of each script is compared with its market value and the resultant shortfall, if any, is charged to revenue.

Non-Current Investments are stated at cost less provision, if any, for diminution which is considered other than temporary in nature.

e) Revenue Recognition

Merchant Banking and Advisory Fees are accrued as per the terms of contract except where there is uncertainty as to their realization.

Interest is accounted on accrual basis.

Dividend is accounted when the right to receive is established.

Gains or losses on sale of Investments are recognized on trade dates by comparing the sales realization with the weighted average cost of such investment.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Defined Contribution Plan

Contribution to defined contribution plan (being Provident Fund) is charged to the Profit and Loss Account.

ii) Defined Benefit Plan

The present value of the obligation under defined benefit plan (being Gratuity and Leave Encashment) is determined based on actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses arising on such valuation are recognized immediately in the Profit and Loss Account. In case of funded benefit plans the fair value of the plan assets is compared with the gross obligation under the benefit plan to recognize the obligation on net basis.

iii) Other Benefits

Short term and long term compensated absences are provided for based on actuarial valuation. The actuarial valuation is done as per projected unit credit method.

g) Taxation

Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognized, on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

Deferred tax assets are recognized only if there is a reasonable certainty of their realization.

h) Earnings Per Share

In determining basic earnings per share, the Company considers the net profit after tax and includes the post-tax effect of any extra-ordinary items. The number of shares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period. The number of shares used in computing diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share, and also the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares. The diluted potential equity shares are adjusted for the proceeds receivable, had the shares been actually issued at fair value. Dilutive potential equity shares are deemed converted as of the beginning of the period, unless issued at a later date.

i) Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date if there is any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is impaired when the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the recoverable amount. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year

in which an asset is identified as impaired. An impairment loss recognized in prior accounting periods is reversed if there has been change in the estimate of the recoverable amount. j) Operating Leases

Leases of Assets under which all the risk and benefits of the ownership are effectively retained by the less or are classified as operating leases. Payments made under operating leases are charged to the Profit and Loss account. k) Derivative Transactions

Gains are recognized only on settlement/expiry of derivative instruments.

All open positions are marked to market and unrealized losses are provided for. Unrealized gains, if any, on marked to market are not recognized.

Debit/Credit balance on open interest as on the balance sheet dates are shown as current assets/liabilities, as the case may be. l) Foreign Currency Transactions

Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the date of the transaction. Exchange differences, if any arising out of transactions settled during the year are recognized in the profit and loss account.

There are no monetary assets or liabilities outstanding as at the year end. m) Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognized when the Company has a legal and constructive obligation as a result of a past event, for which it is probable that cash outflow will be required and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation. A contingent liability is disclosed when the Company has a possible or present obligation where it is not probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle it. Contingent assets are neither recognized nor disclosed.


Mar 31, 2015

A) Basis of Presentation of Financial Statements

The financial statements of the company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards notified under Section 211(3C) of the Companies Act, 1956 (which are deemed to be applicable as per Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014) and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 or Companies Act, 2013, as applicable. The financial statements have been prepared on going concern basis under the historical cost convention on accrual basis. The accounting policies have been consistently applied by the Company unless otherwise stated.

b) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at historical cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any.

c) Depreciation

Depreciation on assets is provided on straight-line method on pro-rata basis at the rates and in the manner prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Capitalised software is depreciated on a straight line basis over a period of their useful life which is estimated at six years.

d) Investments

Investments intended, at the time of acquisition, to be held for a period exceeding twelve months are classified as "Non-Current Investments". All other Investments are classified as "Current Investments". Investments are accounted on trade date at cost of acquisition which includes brokerage and other charges. Current Investments are valued at cost or market value, whichever is lower, whereby the cost of each script is compared with its market value and the resultant shortfall, if any, is charged to revenue.

Non-Current Investments are stated at cost less provision, if any, for diminution which is considered other than temporary in nature.

e) Revenue Recognition

Merchant Banking and Advisory Fees are accrued as per the terms of contract except where there is uncer- tainty as to their realisation.

Interest is accounted on accrual basis.

Dividend is accounted when the right to receive is established.

Gains or losses on sale of Investments are recognised on trade dates by comparing the sales realisation with the weighted average cost of such investment.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Defined Contribution Plan

Contribution to defined contribution plan (being Provident Fund) is charged to the Profit and Loss Account.

ii) Defined Benefit Plan

The present value of the obligation under defined benefit plan (being Gratuity and Leave Encashment) is determined based on actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses arising on such valuation are recognized immediately in the Profit and Loss Account. In case of funded benefit plans the fair value of the plan assets is compared with the gross obligation under the benefit plan to recognize the obligation on net basis.

iii) Other Benefits

Short term and long term compensated absenses are provided for based on actuarial valuation. The actuarial valuation is done as per projected unit credit method.

g) Taxation

Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognized, on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty of their realization.

h) Earnings Per Share

In determining basic earnings per share, the Company considers the net profit after tax and includes the post-tax effect of any extra-ordinary items. The number of shares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period. The number of shares used in computing diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share, and also the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares. The diluted potential equity shares are adjusted for the proceeds receivable, had the shares been actually issued at fair value. Dilutive potential equity shares are deemed converted as of the beginning of the period, unless issued at a later date.

i) Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date if there is any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is impaired when the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the recoverable amount. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. An impairment loss recognized in prior accounting periods is reversed if there has been change in the estimate of the recoverable amount.

j) Operating Leases

Leases of Assets under which all the risk and benefits of the ownership are effectively retained by the lessor are classified as operating leases. Payments made under operating leases are charged to the Profit and Loss account.

k) Derivative Transactions

Gains are recognized only on settlement/expiry of derivative instruments.

All open positions are marked to market and unrealized losses are provided for. Unrealized gains, if any, on marked to market are not recognized.

Debit/Credit balance on open interest as on the balance sheet dates are shown as current assets/liabilities, as the case may be.

l) Foreign Currency Transactions

Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the date of the transaction.

Exchange differences, if any arising out of transactions settled during the year are recognized in the profit and loss account.

There are no monetary assets or liabilities outstanding as at the year end.

m) Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognized when the Company has a legal and constructive obligation as a result of a past event, for which it is probable that cash outflow will be required and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation. A contingent liability is disclosed when the Company has a possible or present obligation where it is not probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle it. Contingent assets are neither recognized nor disclosed.


Sep 30, 2013

A) Basis of Presentation of Financial Statements

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention on an accrual basis in accordance with the accounting practices generally accepted in India.

b) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at historical cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any.

c) Depreciation

Depreciation on assets is provided on straight-line method on pro-rata basis at the rates and in the manner prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Capitalised software is depreciated on a straight line basis over a period of their useful life which is estimated at six years.

d) Investments

Investments intended, at the time of acquisition, to be held for a period exceeding twelve months are classified as "Non- Current Investments". All other Investments are classified as "Current Investments". Investments are accounted on trade date at cost of acquisition which includes brokerage and other charges. Current Investments are valued at cost or market value, whichever is lower, whereby the cost of each script is compared with its market value and the resultant shortfall, if any, is charged to revenue.

Non-Current Investments are stated at cost less provision, if any, for diminution which is considered other than tempo- rary in nature.

e) Revenue Recognition

Merchant Banking and Advisory Fees are accrued as per the terms of contract except where there is uncertainty as to their realisation.

Interest is accounted on accrual basis.

Dividend is accounted when the right to receive is established.

Gains or losses on sale of Investments are recognised on trade dates by comparing the sales realisation with the

weighted average cost of such investment.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Defined Contribution Plan

Contribution to defined contribution plan (being Provident Fund) is charged to the Profit and Loss Account.

ii) Defined Benefit Plan

The present value of the obligation under defined benefit plan (being Gratuity and Leave Encashment) is determined based on actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses arising on such valuation are recognized immediately in the Profit and Loss Account. In case of funded benefit plans the fair value of the plan assets is compared with the gross obligation under the benefit plan to recognize the obligation on net basis. iii) Other Benefits

Short term and long term compensated absenses are provided for based on actuarial valuation. The actuarial valuation is done as per projected unit credit method. g) Taxation

Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognized, on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty of their realization. h) Earnings Per Share

In determining basic earnings per share, the Company considers the net profit after tax and includes the post-tax effect of any extra-ordinary items. The number of shares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period. The number of shares used in computing diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share, and also the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares. The diluted potential equity shares are adjusted for the proceeds receivable, had the shares been actually issued at fair value. Dilutive potential equity shares are deemed converted as of the beginning of the period, unless issued at a later date. i) Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date if there is any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is impaired when the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the recoverable amount. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. An impairment loss recognized in prior accounting periods is reversed if there has been change in the estimate of the recoverable amount.

j) Operating Leases

Leases of Assets under which all the risk and benefits of the ownership are effectively retained by the lessor are classified as operating leases. Payments made under operating leases are charged to the Profit and Loss account.

k) Derivative Transactions

Gains are recognized only on settlement/expiry of derivative instruments.

All open positions are marked to market and unrealized losses are provided for. Unrealized gains, if any, on marked to market are not recognized.

Debit/Credit balance on open interest as on the balance sheet dates are shown as current assets/liabilities, as the case may be. I) Foreign Currency Transactions

Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the date of the transaction. Exchange differences, if any arising out of transactions settled during the year are recognized in the profit and loss account. There are no monetary assets or liabilities outstanding as at the year end.

m) Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognized when the Company has a legal and constructive obligation as a result of a past event, for which it is probable that cash outflow will be required and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation. A contingent liability is disclosed when the Company has a possible or present obligation where it is not probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle it. Contingent assets are neither recognized nor disclosed.


Mar 31, 2012

A) Basis of Presentation of Financial Statements

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention on an accrual basis in accordance with the accounting practices generally accepted in India.

b) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at historical cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any.

c) Depreciation

Depreciation on assets is provided on straight-line method on pro-rata basis at the rates and in the manner prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Capitalised software is depreciated on a straight line basis over a period of their useful life which is estimated at six years.

d) Investments

Investments intended, at the time of acquisition, to be held for a period exceeding twelve months are classified as "Non- Current Investments". All other Investments are classified as "Current Investments".

Investments are accounted on trade date at cost of acquisition which includes brokerage and other charges.

Current Investments are valued at cost or market value, whichever is lower, whereby the cost of each scrip is compared with its market value and the resultant shortfall, if any, is charged to revenue.

Non-Current Investments are stated at cost less provision, if any, for diminution which is considered other than temporary in nature.

e) Revenue Recognition

Merchant Banking and Advisory Fees are accrued as per the terms of contract except where there is uncertainty as to their realisation.

Interest is accounted on accrual basis.

Dividend is accounted when the right to receive is established.

Gains or losses on sale of Investments are recognised on trade dates by comparing the sales realisation with the weighted average cost of such investment.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Defined Contribution Plan

Contribution to defined contribution plan (being Provident Fund) is charged to the Profit and Loss Account.

ii) Defined Benefit Plan

The present value of the obligation under defined benefit plan (being Gratuity and Leave Encashment) is determined based on actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses arising on such valuation are recognized immediately in the Profit and Loss Account. In case of funded benefit plans the fair value of the plan assets is compared with the gross obligation under the benefit plan to recognize the obligation on net basis.

iii) Other Benefits

Short term and long term compensated absenses are provided for based on actuarial valuation. The actuarial valuation is done as per projected unit credit method.

g) Taxation

Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognized, on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty of their realization.

h) Earnings Per Share

In determining basic earnings per share, the Company considers the net profit after tax and includes the post-tax effect of any extra-ordinary items. The number of shares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period. The number of shares used in computing diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share, and also the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares. The diluted potential equity shares are adjusted for the proceeds receivable, had the shares been actually issued at fair value. Dilutive potential equity shares are deemed converted as of the beginning of the period, unless issued at a later date.

i) Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date if there is any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is impaired when the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the recoverable amount. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. An impairment loss recognized in prior accounting periods is reversed if there has been change in the estimate of the recoverable amount.

j) Operating Leases

Leases of Assets under which all the risk and benefits of the ownership are effectively retained by the lessor are classified as operating leases. Payments made under operating leases are charged to the Profit and Loss account.

k) Derivative Transactions

Gains are recognized only on settlement/expiry of derivative instruments.

All open positions are marked to market and unrealized losses are provided for. Unrealized gains, if any, on marked to market are not recognized.

Debit/Credit balance on open interest as on the balance sheet dates are shown as current assets/liabilities, as the case may be.

l) Foreign Currency Transactions

Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the date of the transaction. Exchange differences, if any arising out of transactions settled during the year are recognized in the profit and loss account.

There are no monetary assets or liabilities outstanding as at the year end.

m) Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognized when the Company has a legal and constructive obligation as a result of a past event, for which it is probable that cash outflow will be required and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation. A contingent liability is disclosed when the Company has a possible or present obligation where it is not probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle it. Contingent assets are neither recognized nor disclosed.


Mar 31, 2011

A) Basis of Presentation of Financial Statements

The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention on an accrual basis in accordance with the accounting practices generally accepted in India.

b) Fixed Assets

Fixed Assets are stated at historical cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any.

c) Depreciation

Depreciation on assets is provided on straight-line method on pro-rata basis at the rates and in the manner prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Capitalised software is depreciated on a straight line basis over a period of their useful life which is estimated at six years.

d) Investments

Investments intended, at the time of acquisition, to be held for a period exceeding twelve months are classified as "Long term Investments". All other Investments are classified as "Current Investments . Investments are accounted on trade date at cost of acquisition which includes brokerage and other charges. Current Investments are valued at cost or market value, whichever is lower, whereby the cost of each scrip is compared with its market value and the resultant shortfall, if any, is charged to revenue. Long Term Investments are stated at cost less provision, if any, for diminution which is considered other than temporary in nature.

e) Revenue Recognition

Merchant Banking and Advisory Fees are accrued as per the terms of contract except where there is uncertainty as to Ieir realisation.

Interest is accounted on accrual basis.

Dividend is accounted when the right to receive is established.

Gains or losses on sale of Investments are recognised on trade dates by comparing the sales realisation with the weighted average cost of such investment.

f) Employee Benefits

i) Defined Contribution Plan

Contribution to defined contribution plan (being Provident Fund) is charged to the Profit and Loss Account.

ii) Defined Benefit Plan

The present value of the obligation under defined benefit plan (being Gratuity and Leave Encashment) is determined based on actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses arising on such valuation are recognized immediately in the Profit and Loss Account. In case of funded benefit plans the fair value of the plan assets is compared with the gross obligation under the benefit plan to recognize the obligation on net basis.

iii) Other Benefits

Short term and long term compensated absenses are provided for based on actuarial valuation. The actuarial valuation is done as per projected unit credit method.

g) Taxation

Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognized, on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty of their realization.

h) Earnings Per Share

In determining basic earnings per share, the Company considers the net profit after tax and includes the post-tax effect of any extra-ordinary items. The number of snares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period. The number of shares used in computing diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share, and also the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares. The diluted potential equity shares are adjusted for the proceeds receivable, had the shares been actually issued at fair value. Dilutive potential equity shares are deemed converted as of the beginning of the period, unless issued at a later date.

i) Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date if there is any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is impaired when the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the recoverable amount. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. An impairment loss recognized in prior accounting periods is reversed if there has been change in the estimate of the recoverable amount.

j) Operating Leases

Leases of Assets under which all the risk and benefits of the ownership are effectively retained by the lessor are classified as operating leases. Payments made under operating leases are charged to the Profit and Loss account.

k) Derivative Transactions

Gains are recognized only on settlement/expiry of derivative instruments.

All open positions are marked to market and unrealized losses are provided for. Unrealized gains, if any, on marked to market are not recognized.

Debit/Credit balance on open interest as on the balance sheet dates are shown as current assets/liabilities, as the case may be.

I) Foreign Currency Transactions

Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the rates of exchange prevailing on the date of the transaction. Exchange differences, if any arising out of transactions settled during the year are recognized in the profit and loss account. There are no monetary assets or liabilities outstanding as at the year end.

m) Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognized when the Company has a legal and constructive obligation as a result of a past event, for which it is probable that cash outflow will be required and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation. A contingent liability is disclosed when the Company has a possible or present obligation where it is not probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle it. Contingent assets are neither recognized nor disclosed.


Mar 31, 2010

A) Basis of Presentation of Financial Statements The financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention on an accrual basis in accordance with the accounting practices generally accepted in India.

b) Fixed Assets Fixed Assets are stated at historical cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any.

c) Depreciation Depreciation on assets is provided on straight-line method on pro-rata basis at the rates and in the manner prescribed in Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956.

Capitalised software is depreciated on a straight line basis over a period of their useful life which is estimated at six years.

d) Investments Investments intended, at the time of acquisition, to be held for a period exceeding twelve months are classified as “Long term Investments”. All other Investments are classified as “Current Investments”.

Investments are accounted on trade date at cost of acquisition which includes brokerage and other charges.

Current Investments are valued at cost or market value, whichever is lower, whereby the cost of each scrip is compared with its market value and the resultant shortfall, if any, is charged to revenue.

Long Term Investments are stated at cost less provision, if any, for diminution which is considered other than temporary in nature.

e) Revenue Recognition Merchant Banking and Advisory Fees are accrued as per the terms of contract except where there is uncertainty as to their realisation.

Interest is accounted on accrual basis. Dividend is accounted when the right to receive is established.

Gains or losses on sale of Investments are recognised on trade dates by comparing the sales realisation with the weighted average cost of such investment.

f) Employee Benefits i) Defined Contribution Plan

Contribution to defined contribution plan (being Provident Fund) is charged to the Profit and Loss Account.

ii) Defined Benefit Plan

The present value of the obligation under defined benefit plan (being Gratuity and Leave Encashment) is determined based on actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method. Actuarial gains and losses arising on such valuation are recognized immediately in the Profit and Loss Account. In case of funded benefit plans the fair value of the plan assets is compared with the gross obligation under the benefit plan to recognize the obligation on net basis.

iii) Other Benefits

Short term and long term compensated absenses are provided for based on actuarial valuation. The actuarial valuation is done as per projected unit credit method.

g) Taxation Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognized, on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is a reasonable certainty of their realization.

h) Earnings Per Share

In determining basic earnings per share, the Company considers the net profit after tax and includes the post-tax effect of any extra-ordinary items. The number of shares used in computing basic earnings per share is the weighted average number of shares outstanding during the period. The number of shares used in computing diluted earnings per share comprises the weighted average shares considered for deriving basic earnings per share, and also the weighted average number of equity shares which could have been issued on the conversion of all dilutive potential equity shares. The diluted potential equity shares are adjusted for the proceeds receivable, had the shares been actually issued at fair value. Dilutive potential equity shares are deemed converted as of the beginning of the period, unless issued at a later date.

i) Impairment of Assets

The carrying amounts of assets are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date if there is any indication of impairment based on internal/external factors. An asset is impaired when the carrying amount of the asset exceeds the recoverable amount. An impairment loss is charged to the Profit and Loss Account in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. An impairment loss recognized in prior accounting periods is reversed if there has been change in the estimate of the recoverable amount.

j) Operating Leases

Leases of Assets under which all the risk and benefits of the ownership are effectively retained by the lessor are classified as operating leases. Payments made under operating leases are charged to the Profit and Loss account.

k) Derivative Transactions

Gains are recognized only on settlement/expiry of derivative instruments.

All open positions are marked to market and unrealized losses are provided for. Unrealized gains, if any, on marked to market are not recognized.

Debit/Credit balance on open interest as on the balance sheet dates are shown as current assets/liabilities, as the case may be.

l) Provisions and contingencies

A provision is recognized when the Company has a legal and constructive obligation as a result of a past event, for which it is probable that cash outflow will be required and a reliable estimate can be made of the amount of the obligation. A contingent liability is disclosed when the Company has a possible or present obligation where it is not probable that an outfiow of resources will be required to settle it. Contingent assets are neither recognized nor disclosed.

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