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Auditor Report of Sahara One Media & Entertainment Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of SAHARA ONE MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED ("the Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31 March, 2015, the Statement of Profit and Loss, the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management's Responsibility for the Financial Statements

The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2015. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditors' Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. We have taken into account the provisions of the Act, the accounting and auditing standards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under the provisions of the Act and the Rules made there under. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from material misstatement. An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and the disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor's judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company's preparation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on whether the Company has in place an adequate internal financial controls system over financial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such controls. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the Company's Directors, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our qualified audit opinion on the financial statements.

Basis for Qualified Opinion

1. An Amount of Rupees 67,42,84,045/- is outstanding as recoverable from debtors and continuing beyond stipulated period of recovery. The management, based on internal assessments and evaluations, have represented that these debtors amount are fully recoverable and no provision is necessary as at balance sheet date. However, in absence of any convincing evidence, we are of the opinion that this amount should be considered as doubtful and requires appropriate provisioning.

2. Reference is invited to Note 30 to the financial statements regarding deposit of Rupees. 69,40,27,883/- to Sahara-SEBI Refund account in the matter of dispute in respect of repayment of Optionally Fully Convertible Debentures (OFCDs) by two group companies, namely M/s Sahara India Real Corporation Limited & Sahara Housing Investment Corporation Limited, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India vide its order dated 21-11- 2013 had directed that Sahara Group of Companies shall not part with movable and immovable properties and accordingly Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has seized the company's Fixed Deposit and Non Current Investment. Subsequent to this, Hon'ble Supreme Court vide it's order dated 4th June, 2014 has directed to defreeze the Fixed Deposit account of the company subject to condition that total proceeds would be transferred to special account opened by the SEBI. However, we are unable to ascertain whether this amount is fully recoverable or not and its further impact, if any, that may arise in case if this amount is subsequently determined to be doubtful of recovery.

Qualified Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, except for the effects of the matters described in paragraphs 1 & 2 of the Basis for Qualified Opinion paragraph, the aforesaid financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31 March, 2015, and its profit and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Emphasis of Matter

The company has prepared financial statements on a going concern basis, notwithstanding the fact that the major customer of the company has terminated the program purchase agreement which was main source of income of the Company, the company does not have sufficient fund to pay its creditors, salary to employees and statutory dues, revenue from operation has reduced by 71% as compared to previous year. These events cast significant doubt on the ability of the Company to continue as a going concern. The appropriateness of the said basis is inter alia dependent on the Company's ability to make new customers, infuse requisite funds for meeting its obligations and resuming normal operations. Our opinion is not qualified in respect of this matter.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2015 ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section 143 of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in the paragraph 3 and 4 of the Order, to the extent applicable.

2. As required by Section 143(3) of the Act, subject to the effects of the matters described in paragraphs 1 & 2 of the Basis for Qualified Opinion paragraph, we report that:

a. We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit.

b. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of those books.

c. The Balance Sheet, the Statement of Profit and Loss, and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account.

d. In our opinion, the aforesaid financial statements comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2015.

e. On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31 March, 2015 taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on 31 March, 2015 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164(2) of the Act.

f. With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014, in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us:

i. The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financial position in its financial statements- Refer note 29 to the financial statement.

ii. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts for which there were any material foreseeable losses.

iii. There has been no delay in transferring amounts, required to be transferred, to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

ANNEXURE TO AUDITORS' REPORT

The Annexure referred to in our Independent Auditors' Report to the members of the Company on the financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2015, we report that:

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) Fixed assets have been physically verified by the management during the year and no material discrepancies were identified on such verification.

(ii) (a) The management has conducted physical verification of inventory at reasonable intervals during the year.

(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

(iii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 189 of the Companies Act, 2013.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business, for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness or continuing failure to correct any major weakness in the internal control system of the Company in respect of these areas. The activities of the Company do not involve the sale of goods.

(v) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

(vi) To the best of our knowledge and as explained, the Central Government has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under sub-section (1) of section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013 for the products of the Company.

(vii) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, employees' state insurance, income tax, sales tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty Cess and other statutory dues have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities, except the cases given below, though there has been delay in a few cases. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

According to information given to us the following undisputed statutory dues payable in respect of income tax which were in arrear as at 31st March 2015 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable:

Name of the Statue Nature of Dues Amount

Income tax Department Tax deducted at source 10,27,761

(b) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of income-tax, customs duty, and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

Name of the Statue Nature of Dues Amount (Rs'000)

Income tax Act, 1961 Income tax 8,012

Income tax Act, 1961 Income tax 333,481

Income tax Act, 1961 Tax deducted at source 61,254

Income-tax Act, 1961 Tax Deducted at Source 59,432

Income tax Act, 1961 Income tax 13,025

Customs Act, 1962 Customs Duty 445

Name of the Statue Period to which the Forum where dispute is amount relates pending

Income tax Act,1961 1999-2000, 2009-2010 to Commissioner of 2011-12 Income-tax (Appeals)

Income Tax Act,1961 2002-2003, 2004-05 to Income tax Appellate 2008-2009 Tribunal

Income tax Act,1961 2006-2007, 2008-09 to High Court 2010-2011

Income Tax Act,1961 2011-12 Income tax Appellate Tribunal

Income tax Act,1961 2000-2001 High Court

customs Act,1962 2008-2009 Custom Appellate Authority

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us , there is no amount required to be transferred to the investor education and protection fund in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) and rules there under.

(viii) The Company has no accumulated losses at the end of the financial year. Though Company has incurred cash losses in the current financial year but not in immediately preceding financial year.

(ix) Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanations given by the management, the Company did not have any outstanding dues to financial institutions, banks or debenture holders during the year.

(x) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

(xi) The Company did not have any term loans outstanding during the year.

(xii) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true and fair view of the financial statements and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For D. S. Shukla & Co.

Chartered Accountants

(Firm Registration No. 000773C)

Delhi/NCR,

27 May 2015

(A. K. Dwivedi)

Partner

Membership No. 078297


Mar 31, 2014

We have audited the accompanying financial statement of Sahara One Media And Entertainment Limited (''the company'') which comprises the Balance sheet as at 31 March 2014 the Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements

Management is responsible for the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 (''the Act'') read with General Circular 15/2013 dated 13 September 2013 of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in respect of section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013. This responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditors'' Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor''s judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal control relevant to the Company''s preparation and fair presentation of the financial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on the effectiveness of the Company''s internal control. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by Management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

(i) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31 March, 2014; and

(ii) in the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss, of the Profit for the year ended on that date;

(iii) in the case of the cash flow statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Emphasis of Matter

Attention is drawn to Note No. 32 to the financial statements in respect of the matter of attachment/freezing of some current and non-current assets of the company by the Securities and exchange Board of India (SEBI). Our opinion is not qualified in this regard.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003 (''the order''), as amended, issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of section 227 of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order.

2. As required by section 227 (3) of the Act, we report that

a) we have obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;

b) in our opinion proper books of accounts as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

c) the Balance Sheet, and Statement of Profit and Loss dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of accounts;

d) in our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit and Loss and cash flow statement comply with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 (''the Act'') read with General Circular 15/2013 dated 13 September 2013 of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in respect of section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013; and

e) on the basis of written representations received from the directors as on 31 March, 2014 and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the Directors are disqualified as on 31 March, 2014, from being appointed as a Director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of Section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

f) Since the Central Government has not issued any notification as to the rate at which the cess is to be paid under section 441A of the Companies Act, 1956 nor has it issued any Rules under the said section, prescribing the manner in which such cess is to be paid, no cess is due and payable by the Company.

ANNEXURE TO AUDITORS'' REPORT

The Annexure referred to in paragraph (1) our report to the members of Sahara One Media And Entertainment Limited (''the Company'') for the year ended 31 March 2014.

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) Fixed assets have been physically verified by the management during the year and no material discrepancies were identified on such verification.

(c) There was no disposal of a substantial part of fixed assets during the year.

(ii) (a) The management ha s conducted physical verification of inventory at reasonable intervals during the year.

(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

(iii) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii)(a) to (d) of the order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(b) According to information and explanations given to us, the Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii)(e) to (g) of the order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business, for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness or continuing failure to correct any major weakness in the internal control system of the Company in respect of these areas. the activities of the Company do not involve the sale of goods.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations provided by the management, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 that need to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 have been so entered.

(b) In respect of transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements and exceeding the value of Rupees five lakhs entered into during the financial year, because of the unique and specialized nature of the items involved and absence of any comparable prices, we are unable to comment whether the transactions were made at prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

(vii) In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business.

(viii) To the best of our knowledge and as explained, the Central Government has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 209 of the Companies Act, 1956 for the products of the Company.

(ix) (a) undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees'' state insurance, income tax, sales tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities though there has been delay in a few cases. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amounts payable in respect of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees'' state insurance, income-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, sales-tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues were outstanding, at the year end, for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(c) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of income-tax, customs duty, and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

Name of the Statue Nature of Dues Amount period to which (Rs''000) the amount relates

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax 4,438 1999-2000, 2009-2010 and 2010-2011

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax 333,481 2002-2003, 2004-2005 to 2008-2009

Income Tax Act, 1961 Tax deducted at 61,254 2006-2007, source 2008-2009 to 2010-2011

Income Tax Act, 1961 Tax deducted at 59,432 2011-2012 source

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income tax 13,025 2000-2001

Customs Act, 1962 Customs Duty 445 2008-2009

Name of the Statue Forum where dispute is pending

Income Tax Act, 1961 Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals) 2010-2011

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Income Tax Act, 1961 High Court Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax Appellate tribunal

Income Tax Act, 1961 High Court

Customs Act, 1962 Custom Appellate Authority

According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of sales tax, wealth tax, service tax, customs duty and cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(x) The Company has no accumulated losses at the end of the financial year and it has not incurred cash losses in the current and immediately preceding financial year.

(xi) Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to banks. The Company did not have any outstanding dues in respect of a financial institution. The Company has not issued any debentures.

(xii) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on the documents and records produced before us, the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society, therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the order are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xiv) of the order are not applicable to the Company.

(xv) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

(xvi) The Company did not have any term loans outstanding during the year.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.

(xviii) The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) The Company did not have any outstanding debentures during the year.

(xx) the Company has not raised any money from public issue during the year.

(xxi) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true and fair view of the financial statements and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For D. S. Shukla & Co. Chartered Accountants Firm Registration No. 000773C Delhi/NCR 21 May 2014

(A. K. Dwivedi) Partner Membership No. 078297


Mar 31, 2013

Report on the Financial Statements

We have audited the accompanying fnancial statements of Sahara one Media and Entertainment Limited ("the Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2013, and the Statement of proft and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of signifcant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements

Management is responsible for the preparation of these fnancial statements that give a true and fair view of the fnancial position, fnancial performance and cash fows of the Company in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act"). this responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and presentation of the fnancial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditor''s Responsibility

our responsibility is to express an opinion on these fnancial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the fnancial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the fnancial statements. the procedures selected depend on the auditor''s judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the fnancial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal control relevant to the Company''s preparation and fair presentation of the fnancial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the fnancial statements. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is suffcient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the fnancial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

(a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2013;

(b) in the case of the Statement of proft and Loss, of the proft for the year ended on that date; and

(c) in the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash fows for the year ended on that date.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) order, 2003 ("the order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of section 227 of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specifed in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the order.

2. As required by section 227(3) of the Act, we report that:

(a) We have obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;

(b) In our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

(c) the Balance Sheet, Statement of proft and Loss, and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account;

(d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Statement of proft and Loss, and Cash Flow Statement comply with the Accounting Standards referred to in subsection (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956;

(e) on the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2013, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualifed as on March 31, 2013, from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

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Re: Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited (''the Company'')

(i) (a) the Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fxed assets.

(b) Fixed assets have been physically verifed by the management during the year and no material discrepancies were identifed on such verifcation.

(c) there was no disposal of a substantial part of fxed assets during the year.

(ii) (a) the management has conducted physical verifcation of inventory at reasonable intervals during the year.

(b) the procedures of physical verifcation of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verifcation.

(iii) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, frms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii)(a) to (d) of the order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(b) According to information and explanations given to us, the Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from companies, frms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii)(e) to (g) of the order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business, for the purchase of inventory and fxed assets and for the sale of services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness or continuing failure to correct any major weakness in the internal control system of the Company in respect of these areas. the activities of the Company do not involve the sale of goods.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations provided by the management, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 that need to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 have been so entered.

(b) In respect of transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements and exceeding the value of Rupees fve lakhs entered into during the fnancial year, because of the unique and specialized nature of the items involved and absence of any comparable prices, we are unable to comment whether the transactions were made at prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) the Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

(vii) In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business.

(viii) to the best of our knowledge and as explained, the Central Government has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 209 of the Companies Act, 1956 for the products of the Company.

(ix) (a) undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees'' state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities though there has been delay in a few cases. the provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amounts payable in respect of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees'' state insurance, income-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, sales-tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues were outstanding, at the year end, for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable. the provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(c) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of income-tax, customs duty, and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

name of the Statue nature of Dues Amount period to which the Forum where dispute is (Rs''000) amount relates pending

Income tax Act, 1961 Income tax 5,103 1999-2000, Commissioner of 2008-2009 and Income-tax (Appeals) 2009-2010

Income tax Act, 1961 Income tax 330,852 2002-2003 and Income tax Appellate 2007-2008 tribunal

Income tax Act, 1961 tax deducted at 119,735 2007-2008 to Commissioner of source 2010-2011 Income tax (Appeals)

Income tax Act, 1961 Income tax 13,025 2000-2001 high Court

Customs Act, 1962 Customs Duty 445 2008-2009 Income tax Appellate tribunal

According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of sales-tax, wealth tax, service tax, customs duty and cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. the provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(x) the Company has no accumulated losses at the end of the fnancial year and it has not incurred cash losses in the current and immediately preceding fnancial year.

(xi) Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to banks. the Company did not have any outstanding dues in respect of a fnancial institution. the Company has not issued any debentures.

(xii) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on the documents and records produced before us, the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual beneft fund / society. therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the order are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xiv) of the order are not applicable to the Company.

(xv) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bank or fnancial institutions.

(xvi) the Company did not have any term loans outstanding during the year.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.

(xviii) the Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) the Company did not have any outstanding debentures during the year.

(xx) the Company has not raised any money from public issue during the year.

(xxi) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true and fair view of the fnancial statements and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.



For S.R. BATLIBOI & ASSOCIATES

Firm registration number: 101049W

Chartered Accountants

per Govind Ahuja

partner

Membership no.: 48966

place: Mumbai

Date: May 27, 2013


Mar 31, 2012

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited ('the Company') as at March 31, 2012 and also the Statement of Profit and loss and the cash flow statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Company's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

2. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

3. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that:

i. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit;

ii. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

iii. The balance sheet, Statement of Profit and loss and cash flow statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

iv. In our opinion, the balance sheet, Statement of Profit and loss and cash flow statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956;

v. On the basis of the written representations received from the directors, as on March 31, 2012, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2012 from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956;

vi. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956, in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

a) in the case of the balance sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2012;

b) in the case of the Statement of Profit and loss, of the loss for the year ended on that date; and

c) in the case of cash flow statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPh [3] OF OUR REPORT OF EVEN DATE Re: Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited ('the Company')

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) Fixed assets have been physically verified by the management during the year and no material discrepancies were identified on such verification.

(c) There was no disposal of a substantial part of fixed assets during the year.

(ii) (a) The management has conducted physical verification of inventory at reasonable intervals during the year.

(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

(iii) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 ('the Act'). Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii) (b) to (d) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(b) According to information and explanations given to us, the Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii)(f) and (g) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business, for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness or continuing failure to correct any major weakness in the internal control system of the Company in respect of these areas. The Company has not sold any goods during the year.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations provided by the management, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Act that need to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 have been so entered.

(b) In respect of transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements and exceeding the value of Rupees five lakhs entered into during the financial year, because of the unique and specialized nature of the items involved and absence of any comparable prices, we are unable to comment whether the transactions were made at prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

(vii) In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size and nature of its business.

(viii) To the best of our knowledge and as explained, the Central Government has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 209 of the Companies Act, 1956 for the products of the Company.

(ix) (a) The Company is generally regular in depositing with appropriate authorities undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees' state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amounts payable in respect of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees' state insurance, income-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, sales-tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues were outstanding, at the year end, for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(c) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of income-tax, customs duty and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount (Rs'000) Period to which the Forum where dispute is amount relates pending

Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax 2,729 1999-2000 and Commissioner of 2008-2009 Income-tax (Appeals)

Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax 330,852 2002-2003 and Income Tax Appellate 2007-2008 Tribunal

Income-tax Act, 1961 Tax Deducted at 60,303 2007-2008 to Commissioner of Income- Source 2009-2010 tax (Appeals)

Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax 13,025 2000-2001 High Court

Customs Act, 1962 Customs Duty 445 2008-2009 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal

According to the information and explanation given to us, there are no dues of sales-tax, wealth tax and service tax which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(x) The Company's accumulated losses at the end of the financial year are less than ffty per cent of its net worth and it has not incurred cash losses in the current and immediately preceding financial year.

(xi) Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to banks. The Company did not have any outstanding dues in respect of a financial institution. The Company has not issued any debentures.

(xii) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on the documents and records produced before us, the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xiv) of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xv) The Company has given a guarantee amounting to Rs 525,000,000 in respect of loans taken by Sahara Sanchar Limited from a bank for which the Company has not charged any commission nor was any adequate explanation provided to us of the benefit to the Company for giving such guarantee. There are no other guarantees given by the Company for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

(xvi) Based on information and explanations given to us by the management, term loans were applied for the purpose for which the loans were obtained.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.

(xviii) The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

(xix) The Company did not have any outstanding debentures during the year.

(xx) The Company has not raised any money from public issues during the year.

(xxi) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true and fair view of the financial statements and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For S.R. BATLIBOI & ASSOCIATES

Firm registration number: 101049W Chartered Accountants

per Govind Ahuja

Partner

Membership No.: 48966

Place: Mumbai Date : May 25, 2012


Mar 31, 2011

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited ('the Company') as at March 31, 2011 and also the Profit and Loss account and the cash flow statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Company's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

2. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

3. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that:

i. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit;

ii. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

iii. The balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

iv. In our opinion, the balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

v. On the basis of the written representations received from the directors, as on March 31, 2011, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2011 from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

vi. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956, in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

a) in the case of the balance sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2011;

b) in the case of the profit and loss account, of the profit for the year ended on that date; and

c) in the case of cash flow statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH [3] OF OUR REPORT OF EVEN DATE Re: Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited ('the Company')

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) Fixed assets have been physically verified by the management during the year and no material discrepancies were identified on such verification.

(c) There was no disposal of a substantial part of fixed assets during the year.

(ii) (a) The management has conducted physical verification of inventory at reasonable intervals during the year.

(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

(iii) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii)(a) to (d) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon. (b) According to information and explanations given to us, the Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(iii)(e) to (g) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business, for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness or continuing failure to correct any major weakness in the internal control system of the Company in respect of these areas. The Company has not sold any services during the year.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations provided by the management, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Act that need to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 have been so entered. (b) In respect of transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements exceeding value of Rupees five lakhs entered into during the financial year, because of the unique and specialized nature of the items involved and absence of any comparable prices, we are unable to comment whether the transactions were made at prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

(vii) In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size and nature of its business.

(viii) To the best of our knowledge and as explained, the Central Government has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 209 of the Companies Act, 1956 for the products of the Company.

(ix) (a) The Company is generally regular in depositing with appropriate authorities undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees' state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

Further, since the Central Government has till date not prescribed the amount of cess payable under section 441 A of the Companies Act, 1956, we are not in a position to comment upon the regularity or otherwise of the Company in depositing the same.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amounts payable in respect of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, employees' state insurance, income-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, sales-tax, customs duty, cess and other material statutory dues were outstanding, at the year end, for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(c) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of income-tax, customs duty and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount (Rs'000) Period to which the Forum where dispute is amount relates pending

Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax 1,555 2002-2003 to Commissioner of 2007-2008 Income-tax (Appeals)

Income-tax Act, 1961 Tax Deducted at 65,303 2007-2008 to Commissioner of Source 2009-2010 Income-tax (Appeals)

Income-tax Act, 1961 Tax Deducted at 952 2005-2006 High Court Source

Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax 16,411 2000-2001 and Income Tax Appellate 2001 -2002 Tribunal

Customs Act, 1962 Customs Duty 410 2008-2009 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal

According to the information and explanation given to us, there are no dues of sales-tax, wealth tax and service tax which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(x) The Company's accumulated losses at the end of the financial year are less than fifty per cent of its net worth and it has not incurred cash losses in the current and immediately preceding financial year.

(xi) Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we are of the opinion that the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to a financial institution or banks. The Company has not issued any debentures.

(xii) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on the documents and records produced before us, the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xiv) of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xv) The Company has given a guarantee amounting to Rs 525,000,000 in respect of loans taken by Sahara Sanchar Limited from a bank in respect of which it has not charged any commission nor was any adequate explanation provided to us of the benefit to the Company for giving such guarantee. There are no other guarantees given by the Company for loans taken by others from bank or financial institutions.

(xvi) Based on information and explanations given to us by the management, term loans were applied for the purpose for which the loans were obtained.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.

(xviii) The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) The Company did not have any outstanding debentures during the year.

(xx) The Company has not raised any money from public issues during the year.

(xxi) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true and fair view of the financial statements and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For S.R. BATLIBOI & ASSOCIATES

Firm Registration Number-101049W

Chartered Accountants

per Govind Ahuja

Partner

Membership No.: 48966

Place : Mumbai

Date : May 27, 2011.










Mar 31, 2010

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited (the Company) as at March 31, 2010 and also the Profit and Loss account and the Cash Flow statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Companys management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

2. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

3. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that:

i. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit;

ii. In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as appears from our examination of those books;

iii. The balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

iv. In our opinion, the balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.

v. On the basis of the written representations received from the directors, as on March 31, 2010, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2010 from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

vi. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956, in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

a) in the case of the balance sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2010;

b) in the case of the profit and loss account, of the profit for the year ended on that date; and

c) in the case of cash flow statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH [3] OF OUR REPORT OF EVEN DATE Re: Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited (the Company)

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) Fixed assets have been physically verified by the management during the year and no material discrepancies were identified on such verification.

(c) There was no substantial disposal of fixed assets during the year.

(ii) (a) The management has conducted physical verification of inventory at year end which we believe is a reasonable interval.

(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

(iii) (a) As informed, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly, paragraphs 4(iii) (b) (c) and (d) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable.

(b) As informed, the Company has not taken any loan, secured or unsecured, from companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act. Accordingly, paragraphs 4(iii) (f) and (g) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business, for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal control system in respect of these areas. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any continuing failure to correct major weakness in internal control system of the company. The Company has not sold any services during the year.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations provided by the management, we are of the opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Act that need to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 have been so entered.

(b) In respect of transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements exceeding value of Rupees five lakhs entered into during the financial year, because of the unique and specialized nature of the items involved and in the absence of any comparable prices, we are unable to comment whether the transactions were made at prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

(vi) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

(vii) In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size and nature of its business.

(viii) To the best of our knowledge and as explained, the Central Government has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 209 of the Companies Act, 1956 for the products of the Company.

(ix) (a) The Company is regular in depositing with appropriate authorities undisputed statutory dues of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, wealth-tax, custom duty, sales-tax, service tax and cess except for slight delays in a few cases pertaining to income-tax and value added tax. The provisions of employees state insurance and excise duty are not applicable to the Company. Further, since the Central Government has till date not prescribed the amount of cess payable under section 441 A of the Companies Act, 1956, we are not in a position to comment upon the regularity or otherwise of the company in depositing the same.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amount payable in respect of provident fund, investor education and protection fund, income-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, sales-tax, customs duty, cess and other undisputed statutory dues were outstanding at the year end, for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable. The provisions of employees state insurance and excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

(c) According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of income-tax, sales-tax, wealth- tax, service tax, customs duty, excise duty and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount (Rs 000) Period to Forum where

which the dispute is

amount relates pending

Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax 6,960 1999-00 CIT (A)

Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax 13,025 2000-01 Appellate

TriPunal.

Customs Act, 1962 Customs duty 555 2008-09 Appellate

Tribunal.



(x) The Company has no accumulated losses at the end of the financial year and it has not incurred cash.

losses in the current and immediately preceding financial year. (xi) Based on our audit procedures and as per the information and explanations given by the management, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to banks or financial institutions except for the following cases:

Financial institution/ Dues Amount (Rs000) Installment due Date of payment

bank on

Financial institution Loan installment 12,500 April 1,2009 May 7, 2009

Financial institution Loan installment 12,500 July 1,2009 July 9, 2009

The company has not issued any debentures.

(xii) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on the documents and records produced to us, the Company has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.

(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause.

(xiii) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing in or trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions of clause .

(xiv) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) are not applicable to the Company.

(xv) The Company has given guarantees to banks in respect of loans amounting to Rs 66,700,000 taken by Sahara Hospitality Limited in previous year and Rs 525,000,000 taken by Sahara Sanchar Limited during the year from these banks in respect of which it has not charged any commission and there is no benefit to the Company for giving such guarantees. Except for these guarantees, there are no other guarantees given by the Company during the year for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions, which are prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(xvi) Based on information and explanations given to us by the management, term loans were applied for the purpose for which the loans were obtained.

(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we report that no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.

(xviii) The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties or companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(xix) The Company did not have any outstanding debentures during the year.

(xx) The Company has not raised any money from public issues during the year.

(xxi) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true and fair view of the financial statements and as per the information and explanations given by the management, we report that no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.



For S.R. BATLIBOI & ASSOCIATES

Firm Registration Number-101049W

Chartered Accountants

per Govind Ahuja

Partner

Membership No.: 48966

Place: Mumbai

Date: May 22, 2010.





 
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