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Directors Report of Rama Petrochemicals Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

Dear Members,

The Directors have pleasure in presenting the Twenty Ninth Annual Report together with the Audited Statement of Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2015.

FINANCIAL RESULTS

(Rs. in lacs)

YEAR ENDED YEAR ENDED 31.03.2015 31.03.2014

Profit/(Loss) before Depreciation (3113.04) (21.18)

Depreciation 3.66 10.35

Profit/(Loss) before tax and extraordinary (3116.70) (31.53) items

Tax Expenses NIL NIL

Profit/(Loss) ) for the year after Tax and (3116.70) (31.53) extraordinary items

DIVIDEND

Your Directors regret their inability to recommend any dividend for the year under review.

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

There was no production or sale of Methanol during the year under review. The manufacturing operations of the Company continued to be suspended during the entire year under review. The Company is a sick company as defined under Section 3(1)(o) of the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985 and a Draft Rehabilitation Scheme is under consideration of the Hon'ble BIFR. The segment wise details as required by Accounting Standard - 17 are given in the notes forming part of the Accounts.

INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENTS

Methanol units are passing through difficult time due to non availability of natural gas at viable price. This has resulted in the closure of few units and others are operating at reduced capacity to meet their captive demand. The short fall is being met by import.

REVIEW OF COMPANY OPERATIONS

The Methanol Plant of the Company continued to be closed during the entire year under review since the operation of the Plant by using Naphtha as feed stock continues to be economically unviable.

FUTURE PROSPECTS

There is very good demand for methanol in the country but the manufacturing plants are unable to operate due to non availability of natural gas at viable price. The future prospects of the company depend on the availability of natural gas at competitive price. As of now the domestic gas production is not sufficient to meet the demands of the priority sector. However it is expected that the gas production would increase in near future which would be made available to your company at competitive price and plant may resume operation.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

A Report on Corporate Governance along with the Auditor's Certificate regarding Compliance of the conditions of Corporate Governance pursuant to clause 49 of the Listing Agreement is annexed hereto.

Your Directors refer to the observations made by the Auditors in their Report on compliance with conditions of Corporate Governance and wish to state that the Company is taking steps to comply with requirement of minimum number of independent directors and appointment of KMP.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 134(3)( c ) of the Companies Act, 2013 the Directors confirm that:

1. In the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures, if any;

2. Appropriate policies have been selected and applied consistently and have made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2015 and the loss of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2015;

3. Proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

4. The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis;

5. Internal financial controls to be followed by the Company have been laid down and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and

6. Proper systems have been devised to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems are adequate and are operating effectively.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

The Company has constituted an Audit Committee comprising of the following Directors viz. Mr. Mahendra Lodha (Chairman), Mr. D. N. Singh and Mr. R. G. Kulkarni. The Audit Committee acts in accordance with the terms of reference specified from time to time by the Board. There were no instances when the recommendations of the Audit Committee were not accepted by the Board during the year under review.

OTHER COMMITTEES

The Company has constituted the Stakeholders Relationship Committee which presently consists of Mr. H. D. Ramsinghani (Chairman), Mr. D. N. Singh and Mr. R G Kulkarni.

The Company has also constituted the Risk Management Committee which presently consists of Mr. H. D. Ramsinghani (Chairman), Mr. D. N. Singh and Mr. R. G. Kulkarni. The Board has formulated a Risk Management Policy covering various risks associated with the business of the Company.

The Company has also constituted the Nomination and Remuneration Committee which presently consists of Mr. Mahendra Lodha (Chairman), Mr. H. D. Ramsinghani and Mr. R. G. Kulkarni.

The Company has not constituted a Corporate Social Responsibility Committee as the Company does not fulfill the prescribed criteria.

DISCLOSURES

Information relating to the conservation of energy, technology absorption, foreign exchange earnings and outgo to the extent applicable, is annexed hereto as Annexure A and forms a part of this Report.

No remuneration was paid to the Whole Time Director during the year under review and no remuneration was paid to non executive Directors other than sitting fees for attending meetings of the Board or committees thereof. There were no employees drawing remuneration in excess of the limits prescribed under Rule 5(2) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 during the year under review or part thereof. The Details pertaining to remuneration as required under Section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rules 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 is annexed hereto as Annexure B and forms a part of the Report.

Details of loans, guarantees and investments, if any, are given under the Notes to Financial Statements.

All transactions entered in to with Related Parties during the year under review were at an arms length at prevailing market rates and that the provisions of Section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 are not attracted. There were no material related party transactions with the Promoters, Directors or the Key Managerial Personnel or their relatives during the year under review.

There were no significant and material orders passed by the Regulators/Courts that would impact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.

The Company has formulated a Whistle Blower Policy under which all personnel have access to the Audit Committee to report genuine concerns or grievances relating to the business activities of the Company in general.

The Business Responsibility Reporting as required by Clause 55 of the Listing Agreement is not applicable to the Company as on March 31, 2015.

The Company has an adequate system of internal controls that ensures that all assets are protected against loss from unauthorized use or disposition and all transactions are recorded and reported in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles.

There were no cases filed pursuant to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 during the year under review.

DIRECTORS

During the year under review, four Board Meetings were held on May 28, 2014, July 31, 2014, November 11,2014 and February 11, 2015.

Mr. D N Singh retires from the Board of Directors by rotation and is eligible for re-appointment.

The Board of Directors of the Company have appointed Mrs. N H Ramsinghani (DIN01327609) as an Additional Director. In accordance with the provisions of sections 161 of the Companies Act, 2013, Mrs. Ramsinghani will hold office of the Director up to the date of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The Company has received a Notice from a Member pursuant to the provisions of Section 160 of the Companies Act, 2013 signifying the intention to propose the name of Mrs. N H Ramsinghani as a Director of the Company.

All Independent directors have given declarations that they meet the criteria of independence as laid down in Section 149(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement.

The Board of Directors have framed a policy in relation to remuneration of directors, Key Managerial Personnel and senior Management and it lays down criteria for selection and appointment of Board Members.

The performance evaluation of the Chairman and the non executive Directors was carried out by the Independent Directors of the Company in their meeting held on February 11, 2015.

STATUTORY AUDITORS REPORT

Your Directors refer to the observations made by the Auditors in their Report and wish to state that the Company is taking appropriate legal remedies for claiming the value of material auctioned by the custom authorities.

AUDITORS

M/s. Dayal & Lohia, the Auditors of the Company retire at the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and being eligible offer themselves for reappointment. The Company has received a certificate from them certifying that their appointment, if made, would be in compliance with all the applicable provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

SECRETARIAL AUDIT

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made there under, the Company has appointed Sanjay Dholakia & Associates to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company. The Secretarial Audit Report is annexed hereto as Annexure C and forms a part of this Report.

Your Directors refer to the observations made by the Secretarial Auditor in the Secretarial Audit Report and wish to state that the Company is taking steps to comply with requirement of minimum number of independent directors and appointment of KMP.

COST AUDIT

In accordance with the provisions of Section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules, 2014 as amended till date, the Company was not required to undertake an audit of the cost records for the year under review.

EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN

The extract of the Annual Return in Form MGT 9 pursuant to the provisions of Section 92 of the Companies Act, 2013 is annexed hereto as Annexure D and forms a part of this Report.

SUBSIDIARY COMPANY

Rama Capital and Fiscal Services Pvt Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company which is engaged in the business of providing financial services. The turnover of the subsidiary during the year under review was Rs. 1.25 Lakh and the loss after tax was Rs. 2.05 Lakh. There were no other entities which became or ceased to be subsidiaries, associates or joint ventures during the year under review.

FIXED DEPOSITS

The Company has not accepted any public deposits and as such no amount on account of principal or interest on public deposits was outstanding as on the date of the Balance Sheet.

SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL & PROTECTION

The Company has taken all the necessary steps for safety and environmental control and protection.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The Industrial Relations remained cordial during the year under review.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Directors sincerely record their appreciation with gratitude for the continued support and assistance extended to the Company by the Banks and various Government Departments and Agencies.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT

Statements in this Report describing the Company's objectives, projections, estimates, expectations or predictions are based on certain assumptions and expectations of future events. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied. Important factors that could make a difference to the Company's operations include domestic and global prices of Methanol/Naphtha, changes in Government regulations, future availability of gas, litigation and industrial relations. The Company assumes no responsibility to amend, modify or revise any of the statements on the basis of subsequent developments, information or events.

For and on behalf of the Board

Place : Mumbai H. D. RAMSINGHANI Date : August 4, 2015 CHAIRMAN DIN: 00035416




Mar 31, 2014

Dear members,

The Directors have pleasure in presenting the Twenty Eighth Annual Report together with the Audited Statement of Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2014.

FINANCIAL RESULTS (Rs. in lacs)

YEAR ENDED YEAR ENDED 31.03.2014 31.03.2013

Profit/(Loss) before Depreciation (21.18) (136.21)

Depreciation 10.35 11.92

Profit/(Loss) before tax and extraordinary items (31.53) (148.13)

Extraordinary Items Nil Nil

Profit/(Loss) ) for the year after Tax and extraordinary items (31.53) (148.13)

DIVIDEND

Your Directors regret their inability to recommend any dividend for the year under review.

REVIEW OF OPERATIONS

The Methanol Plant of the Company continued to be closed during the entire year under review since the operation of the Plant by using Naphtha as feed stock continues to be economically not viable. The Company is registered with BIFR and a draft rehabilitation scheme is currently under preparation.

FUTURE PROSPECTS

Future prospects of the company depends on the availability of natural gas at competitive price. As of now the domestic gas production is not sufficient to meet the demands of the priority sector , however it is expected that the gas production would increase in near future and would be made available to our company at competitive price and plant may resume operation.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

A Report on Corporate Governance along with the Auditor''s Certificate regarding Compliance of the conditions of Corporate Governance as also a Management Discussion and Analysis Report pursuant to clause 49 of the Listing Agreement are annexed hereto.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956 the Directors confirm that.

1. In the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed.

2. Appropriate policies have been selected and applied consistently and have made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2014 and the loss of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2014.

3. Proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and

4. The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

The Company has constituted an Audit Committee comprising of the following Directors viz. Mr. Mahendra Lodha (Chairman), Mr. Deonath Singh and Mr. R. G. Kulkarni. The Audit Committee acts in accordance with the terms of reference specified from time to time by the Board.

OTHER COMMITTEES

The Company has constituted the Stakeholders Relationship Committee which presently consists of Mr. H. D. Ramsinghani (Chairman), Mr. D. N. Singh and Mr. R. G. Kulkarni-Directors.

The Company has also constituted the Risk Management Committee which presently consists of Mr. H. D. Ramsinghani (Chairman), Mr. D. N. Singh and Mr. R. G. Kulkarni - Directors.

SUBSIDIARY COMPANY

In accordance with the General Circular dated February 8, 2011, issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss and other documents of the subsidiary company are not being attached with the Balance Sheet of the Company. The Company will make available the Annual Accounts of the subsidiary company and the related detailed information to any member of the Company who may be interested in obtaining the same. The annual accounts of the subsidiary company will also be kept open for inspection at the Registered Office of the Company and that of the subsidiary company. The Consolidated Financial Statements presented by the Company include the financial results of its subsidiary company. Further, the necessary particulars in respect of the said subsidiary have been disclosed in the Consolidated Financial Statements as required by the said Circular.

SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL & PROTECTION

The Company has taken all the necessary steps for safety and environmental control and protection.

DISCLOSURE OF PARTICULARS

Information as required under the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of the Board of Directors) Rules, 1988 relating to the conservation of energy, technology absorption, foreign exchange earnings and outgo to the extent applicable, is annexed hereto and forms a part of this Report.

PERSONNEL

There were no employees drawing remuneration in excess of the limits prescribed under Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 during the year under review or part thereof.

DIRECTORS

Mr. H.D. Ramsinghani retires from the Board of Directors by rotation and is eligible for re-appointment.

In accordance with the provisions of section 149 and 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made there under, it is proposed to appoint Mr. Mahendra Lodha and Mr. R.G. Kulkarni as non executive Independent Directors for period of five years form date of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting.

AUDITORS REPORT

Your Directors refer to the observations made by the Auditors in their Report and wish to state as under.

a) The Company has filed a Writ Petition in the Hon''ble Bombay High Court and is hopeful of receiving the value of materials auctioned by the Custom Authority which was lying in Bonded Warehouse.

b) The Company has not provided for interest on unpaid Custom Duty and for the unpaid Custom duty in view of the difficult financial position and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

c) The Company has not provided for interest on late payment of Custom Duty in view of the difficult financial position and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

d) The Company has not paid statutory liability on account of Sales Tax dues in view of difficult financial position and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

e) The Company is a Sick Industrial Company as defined in Section 3(1)(o) of the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985 and the Draft Rehabilitation Scheme is under consideration of the Hon''ble BIFR.

f) The Company does not have a formal Internal Audit system since the manufacturing activities continued to be suspended during the year under review.

g) The Company has used short term funds for funding the accumulated losses.

AUDITORS

M/s. Dayal & Lohia, the Auditors of the Company retire at the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and being eligible offer themselves for reappointment. The Company has received a certificate from them certifying that their appointment, if made, would be within the limits specified under Section 141 (3)(g) of the Companies Act, 2013.

COST AUDIT

The Cost Account Records for "Chemicals" are subject to yearly audit by qualified Cost Auditors. However, the Company has applied to the Central Government for exemption from maintaining cost records and audit of the same for the year under review in view of the fact that the manufacturing activities of the Company have been closed during the entire financial year.

FIXED DEPOSITS

The Company has not accepted any public deposits and as such no amount on account of principal or interest on public deposits was outstanding as on the date of the Balance Sheet.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The Industrial Relations remained cordial during the year under review.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Directors sincerely record their appreciation with gratitude for the continued support and assistance extended to the Company by the Banks and various Government Departments and Agencies.



For and on behalf of the Board

Place: Mumbai Date : July 31, 2014 H. D. RAMSINGHANI CHAIRMAN


Mar 31, 2012

The Directors have pleasure in presenting the Twenty Sixth Annual Report together with the Audited Statement of Accounts for the year ended March 31, 2012.

FINANCIAL RESULTS

(Rs. in lacs) YEAR YEAR ENDED ENDED

31.03.2012 31.03.2011

Profit/(Loss) before Depreciation 2.15 (258.53)

Depreciation 10.84 11.47

Profit/(Loss) before tax and extraordinary items (8.69) (270.00)

Extraordinary Items 420.52 87.99

Release of Deferred Tax Liability - 27.28

Profit/(Loss) ) for the year after Tax and extraordinary items 411.83 (154.73)

DIVIDEND

Your Directors regret their inability to recommend any dividend for the year under review.

REVIEW OF OPERATIONS

The Methanol Plant of the Company continued to be closed during the entire year under review since the operation of the Plant by using Naphtha as feed stock continues to be economically not viable.

FUTURE PROSPECTS

Till date allocation of natural gas by Govt. of India has not been made It is our view that availability of natural gas from domestic producers will improve in near future at competative price and would be possible to resume the plant operations. Short fall in the availability of methanol continues and is being met by imports.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

A Report on Corporate Governance along with the Auditor's Certificate regarding Compliance of the conditions of Corporate Governance as also a Management Discussion and Analysis Report pursuant to clause 49 of the Listing Agreement are annexed hereto.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956 the Directors confirm that:

1. In the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed;

2. Appropriate policies have been selected and applied consistently and have made judgements and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2012 and the profit of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2012;

3. Proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and

4. The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

In accordance with the provisions of Section 292A of the Companies Act, 1956 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement, the Company has constituted an Audit Committee comprising of the following Directors viz. Mr Mahendra Lodha (Chairman), Mr Deonath Singh and Mr C. R. Malaviya.The Audit Committee acts in accordance with the terms of reference specified from time to time by the Board.

SUBSIDIARY COMPANY

In accordance with the General Circular dated February 8, 2011, issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss and other documents of the subsidiary company are not being attached with the Balance Sheet of the Company.The Company will make available the Annual Accounts of the subsidiary company and the related detailed information to any member of the Company who may be interested in obtaining the same.The annual accounts of the subsidiary company will also be kept open for inspection at the Registered Office of the Company and that of the subsidiary company. The Consolidated Financial Statements presented by the Company include the financial results of its subsidiary company. Further, the necessary particulars in respect of the said subsidiary have been disclosed in the Consolidated Financial Statements as required by the said Circular.

SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL & PROTECTION

The Company has taken all the necessary steps for safety and environmental control and protection.

DISCLOSURE OF PARTICULARS

Information as required under the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of the Board of Directors) Rules, 1988 relating to the conservation of energy, technology absorption, foreign exchange earning and outgo to the extent applicable, is annexed hereto and forms a part of this Report.

PERSONNEL

There were no employees drawing remuneration in excess of the limits prescribed under Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 during the year under review or part thereof.

DIRECTORS

Mr. Mahendra Lodha retires from the Board of Directors by rotation and is eligible for re-appointment.

AUDITORS REPORT

Your Directors refer to the observations made by the Auditors in their Report and wish to state as under :

a) The Company has not provided for interest on unpaid Custom Duty in view of the difficult financial position and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

b) The Company has not provided for interest on late payment of Custom Duty in view of the difficult financial position and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

c) The Company has not paid statutory liability on account of Sales Tax dues in view of difficult financial position and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

d) The Company has not disclosed information regarding dues to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises since no information is available regarding their status.

e) The Company is a Sick Industrial Company as defined in Section 3(1)(o) of the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) act, 1985 and the Draft Rehabilitation Scheme is under consideration.

f) The Company does not have formal Internal Audit system since the manufacturing activities continued to be suspended during the year under review.

AUDITORS

M/s. Dayal & Lohia, the Auditors of the Company retire at the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and being eligible offer themselves for reappointment.The Company has received a certificate from them certifying that their appointment, if made, would be within the limits specified under Section 224 (1-B) of the Companies Act, 1956.

COST AUDIT

The Cost Account Records for "Chemicals" are subject to yearly audit by qualified Cost Auditors. However, the Central Government has exempted the company from maintaining cost records and audit of the same for the year under review in view of the fact that the manufacturing activities of the Company have been closed during the entire financial year.

FIXED DEPOSITS

The Company has not accepted any public deposits and as such no amount on account of principal or interest on public deposits was outstanding as on the date of the Balance Sheet.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The Industrial Relations remained cordial during the year under review.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Directors sincerely record their appreciation with gratitude for the continued support and assistance extended to the Company by the Banks and various Government Departments and Agencies.

For and on behalf of the Board

Place : Mumbai H. D. RAMSINGHANI

Date : August 10, 2012 CHAIRMAN


Mar 31, 2010

The Directors have pleasure in presenting the Twenty Fourth Annual Kepoit together with the Audited Statement of Accounts lor the year ended March 31. 2010.

FINANCIAL RESULTS

(Rs. in lacs)

YEAR ENDED YEAR ENDED 31.03.2010 31.03.2009

Prolit/f Loss (before Depreciation (81.61) (261.06)

Depreciation 11.77 12.03

Profit/loss) before lax and Except ional Items (93.38) (273.09)

Exceptional Items 301.15 Nil

Profit/I Loss) before Tax and extr aordinary Items* (394.53) (273.09)

Release ol Deferred Tax Liability 20.13 2.15

fringe Benefit Tax Nil O.84

Prior years I ncome/f Expenditure) Nil (2.51)

Extra ordinary Items Nil 383.75

Profit/(Loss) tor the Year (374.40) 109.46

Balance brought forward from previous year (3125.65) (3235.11)

Balance curried to Balance Sheet (3500.05) (3125.65)

DIVIDEND

Your Directors regret their inability to recommend any dividend for the year under review.

REVIEW OF OPERATIONS

There was no Sides Turnover of the Methanol Division during the year under review as aiso in the previous year. The Methanol Plant of the Company continued to be closed during the entire year under review since the operation of the Plant by using Naphtha as feed stock continues to be economically not viable .

FUTURE PROSPECTS

The gap between demand and supply is increasing and the shortfall quantity is being met by import. As there has been enhancement in the availability of natural gas in the country and better clarity of its pricing the directors view the future prosjKcts with cautious optimism.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

A Report on Corporate Governance along with the Auditors Certificate regarding Compliance of the conditions of Corporate Governance as also a Management Discussion and Analysis Report pursuant to clause 49 of the Listing Agreement are annexed hereto.

DIRECTORS-RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 2l7(2AA).of the Companies Act. 1956 the Directors confirm that:

1. In (he preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed;

2. Appropriate policies have been selected and applied consistently and have made judgements and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31. 2010 and the loss of the Company for the year ended March 31. 2010;

3. Proper and sufficient care has been taken lor the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and

4. The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

In accordance with ihe provisions of Section 292Aof the Companies Act, 1956 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement, the Company has constituted an Audit Committee comprising of the following Directors viz. Mr Mahendra Lodha (Chairman). Mr Deonath Singh and Mr S. S. Arora. The Audit Committee acts in accordance with the terms of reference specified from time to time by the Board.

SUBSIDIARY COMPANY

The Statement as required under Section 212 of the Companies Act. 1956 in respect orthe Subsidiary Company viz. Rama Capital and Fiscal Services Pvt. Ltd. is annexed hereto and forms a part of the Report.

SAFETY, KNVIRONMENTAL CONTROL & PROTECTION

The Company has taken all the necessary steps for safety and environmental control and protection.

DISCLOSURE OF PARTICULARS

Information as required under the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of the Board of Directors) Rules. 19X8 relating to the conservation of energy, technology absorption, foreign exchange earning and outgo to the elent applicable, is annexed hereto and forms a part of this Report.

PERSONNEL

There were no employees drawing remuneration in excess of the limits prescribed under Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 during the year under review or part thereof.

DIRECTORS

Mr. S S Arora retires from the Board of Directors by rotation and is eligible for reappointment.

AUDITORS REPORT

Your Directors refer to the observations made by the Auditors in their Report and wish to state as under :

A) The Company has not provided for interest on working capital loan in view of the difficult financialposition and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

b) The Company has not provided for interest on Custom Duty in view of the difficult financial position and closure ol the plant during the entire year under review.

c) The Company has not paid statutory liability on account of Sales Tax dues in view of difficult financial position and closure of the plant during the entire year under review.

d) The Company is In the process of obtaining confirmation of debit / credit balances referred to in Note No. 4.

e) The Company has not disclosed information regarding dues to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises since no information is available regarding their status.

f) The Company is a Sick Industrial Company as defined in Section 3(1 Wo) of the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) act,1985 and the Draft Rehabilitation Scheme is under consideration.

AUDITORS

M/s. Haribhakli
COST AUDIT

The Cost Account Records for "Chemicals" are subject to yearly audit by qualified Cost Auditors. However, the Company has applied to the Central Government for exemption from maintaining cost records and audit of the same for the year under review in view of the fact that the manufacturing activities of the Company have been closed during the entire financial year.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The Industrial Relations remained cordial during the year under review.

-ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Directors sincerely record their appreciation with gratitude for the continued support and assistance extended to the Company by the Banks and various Government Departments and Agencies.

For and on behalf of the Board for RAMA PETROCHEMICALS LTD

Place : Mumbai H.D. RAMSINGHANI

Date : July 26. 2010 CHAIRMAN

 
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