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Auditor Report of Sanofi India Ltd.

Dec 31, 2014

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of Sanofi India Limited ("the Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31 December 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 cashflows of the Company in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act") read with General Circular 8/2014 dated 4 April 2014 issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. 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.

Auditor''s 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 whetherthe 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 entity''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:

(a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31 December 2014;

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

(c) in the case ofthe Cash Flow Statement, ofthe cash flows 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 ofthe 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 reportthat:

a) we have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for fhe purposes of ouraudif;

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 Profit 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 Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement comply with the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 read with General Circular 8/2014 dated 4 April 2014 issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs;

e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on 31 December 2014 under section 164 (2) of the Companies Act, 2013, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on 31 December 2014, from being appointed as a director in terms of section 164 (2) of the Companies Act, 2013 which corresponds to clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

Annexure referred to in paragraph 1 under the heading "Report on other legal and regulatory requirements" of our report of even date Re: Sanofi India Limited ("the Company")

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

(b) All fixed assefs have nof been physically verified by fhe management during the year but there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. No material discrepancies were noticed 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) The Company had granted loan to a company covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act. The maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 26,500 lacs and year-end balance of loan granted to such party was Nil. In reporting the amounts covered under Section 301, transactions only up to 31 March 2014 (being the last day up to which this section was applicable to the Company) have been considered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions for such loans are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(c) In respect of loans granted, repayment of the principal amount is as stipulated and payment of interest has been regular.

(d) There is no overdue amount of loans granted to companies, firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under section 301 oftheAct.

(e) 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 clauses 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 and having regard to the explanation that certain items of inventory purchased from strategic vendors or are of special nature for which suitable alternative sources are not readily available for obtaining comparable quotations, 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 and services. During the course of ouraudit, we have notobserved any major weakness or continuing failureto correctany major weakness in the internal control system ofthe company in respect of these areas.

(v) (a) According to the information and explanations provided by the management, we are ofthe opinion that the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 ofthe Act that need to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 have been so entered. In evaluating the parties to be covered under Section 301, only contracts or arrangements up to 31 March 2014 (being the last day up to which this section was applicable to the Company) have been considered.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us and having regard to the explanation that sale of goods are of proprietary nature and sale and purchase of services for which alternative sources are not available to obtain comparable quotations, the transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements and exceeding the value of Rupees five lakhs have been entered into during the financial year at prices which are reasonable having regard to the 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) We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company pursuant to the rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956, for the period upto 31 March 2014 (the Companies Act, 1956 and relevant section has been replaced by the Companies Act, 2013 effective 1 April 2014), and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have not, however, made a detailed examination of the same.

(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, excise duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities though there has been a slight delay in a few cases.

(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, excise 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.

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of wealth-tax, income-tax, customs duty and cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of excise duty, service tax, entry taxand sales taxon account of any dispute are as follows:

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

The Central Excise Act, 1944 Duty on Samples 5 1994 to 1999 Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal.

Disallowance of Modvat 17 1993 Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

Medicinal & Toilet Prepar ations Dispute Whether Central or 232 1990 to 1997 Central Board of Excise and (Levy of Excise Duty) Act,1955 State Excise duty Customs

Dispute Whether Central or 132 1996 to 1999 Commissioner of State Excise State Excise duty Maharashtra.

Sales Tax Act Submission of''F'' form 56 2008-09 Joint Commiss -ioner of Sales tax, Uttar Pradesh

Service Tax Service Tax on sponsorship 1 2011-12 Commissioner of Customs, Central Excise and Services Tax

West Bengal Tax on Local Entry Tax 238 Oct 2013-Dec 2014 Calcutta High Court Entry of Goods into Local Areas Act, 2012

(x) The Company has no accumulated losses at the end of the financial year and if has nof incurred cash losses in fhe 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 does not have any borrowings from financial institutions or by way of 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 ora nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the said Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(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 said Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(xv) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by others from bankorfinancial 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 for the period upto 31 March 2014 (the Companies Act, 1956 and relevant section has been replaced by the Companies Act, 2013 effective 1 April 2014).

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

(xx) The Company has not raised any money by way of 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 material fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during theyear.

For SRBC & CO LLP

Chartered Accountants

ICAI Firm Registration Number: 324982E

per Vijay Maniar

Partner

Membership Number: 36738

Place: Mumbai

Date : 20 February 2015


Dec 31, 2013

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of Sanofi India Limited ("the Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at December 31, 201 3, and 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 accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards notified under the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act") read with General Circular 15/2013 dated 13 September 201 3, issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, in respect of Section 1 33 of the Companies Act, 201 3. 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.

Auditor''s 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 entity''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:

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

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

(c) in the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows 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 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 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 Profit 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, the Statement of Profit and Loss, and the Cash Flow Statement comply with the Accounting Standards notified under the Act read with General Circular 15/2013 dated 13 September 201 3, issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, in respect of Section 1 33 of the Companies Act, 201 3;

(e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on December 31, 201 3, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on December 31, 201 3, from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of section 274 of the Act.

Annexure referred to in paragraph 1 under the heading "Report on other legal and regulatory requirements" of our report of even date

Re: Sanofi India Limited (''the Company'')

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

(b) All fixed assets have not been physically verified by the management during the year but there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. No material discrepancies were noticed 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) The Company had granted loan to a company covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act. The maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 20,500 lacs and year-end balance of loan granted to such party was Rs. 19,500 lacs.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions for such loans are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(c) In respect of loans granted, repayment of the principal amount is as stipulated and payment of interest has been regular.

(d) There is no overdue amount of loans granted to companies, firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

(e) 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 clauses 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 and having regard to the explanation that certain items of inventory purchased from strategic vendors or are of special nature for which suitable alternative sources are not readily available for obtaining comparable quotations, 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 and 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. ;

(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. f

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us and having regard to the explanation that sale of goods are of proprietary nature and sale and purchase of services for which alternative sources are not available to obtain comparable quotations, the transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements and exceeding the value of Rupees five lakhs have been entered into during the financial year at prices which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time. I

(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) We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company pursuant to the rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under section 209(1) (d) of the Act related to the manufacture of formulations and bulk drugs, and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained.

(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, excise duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities though there has been a slight delay in a few cases.

(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, excise 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.

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of wealth-tax, income-tax, customs duty, service tax and cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of excise duty and sales tax on account of any dispute are as follows:

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

The Central Excise Act, 1944 Duty on Samples 5 1994 to 1999 Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal.

Disallowance of Modvat 17 1993 Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

Medicinal & Toilet Preparations Dispute Whether Central 232 1990 to 1997 Central Board of Excise and (Levy of Excise Duty) Act, 1955 or State Excise duty Customs

Dispute Whether Central 132 1996 to l999 Commissioner of State Excise or State Excise duty Maharashtra.

Sales Tax Act Submission of ''F'' form 56 2008-09 Joint Commissioner of Sales tax, Uttar Pradesh

Service Tax Service Tax on sponsorship 1 2011-12 Commissioner of Customs, Central Excise and Services Tax

(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 does not have any borrowings from financial institutions or by way of 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 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 Act.

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

(xx) The Company has not raised any money through a 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 S. R. BATLIBOI & CO. LLP

ICAI Firm registration number: 301003E

Chartered Accountants

per Vijay Maniar

Partner

Membership No.:36738

Place: Mumbai

Date: 25 February 2014


Dec 31, 2012

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Sanofi India Limited (''the Company'') as at December 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) (''the Order'') issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956 (''the Act''), 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 Act;

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

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 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 December 31, 2012;

b) in the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss, 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: Sanofi India Limited (''the Company'')

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

(b) All fixed assets have not been physically verified by the management during the year but there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. No material discrepancies were noticed 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) The Company had granted loan to a company covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act. The maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 7,900 lacs and year-end balance of loan granted to such party was Rs. Nil.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions for such loans are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(c) In respect of loans granted, repayment of the principal amount is as stipulated and payment of interest has been regular.

(d) There is no overdue amount of loans granted to companies, firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

(e) 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 clauses 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 read with the explanations given to us, certain items of inventory that are purchased from strategic vendors or are of special nature for which suitable alternative sources are not readily available for obtaining comparable quotations, 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 and 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.

(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) We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company pursuant to the rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under section 209(1) (d) of the Act related to the manufacture of formulations and bulk drugs, and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained.

(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, excise duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities though there has been a slight delay in a few cases.

(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, excise 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.

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of wealth-tax, income-tax, customs duty, service tax and cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of excise duty and sales tax on account of any dispute are as follows:

Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount Period to which Forum where dispute is Rs. in Lacs the amount relates pending

The Central Excise Act, 1944 Duty on Samples 5 1994 to 1999 Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal.

Disallowance of Modvat 17 1993 Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

Disallowance of Modvat 4 1993 Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

Medicinal & Toilet Preparations Dispute Whether Central 232 1990 to 1997 Central Board of Excise and (Levy of Excise Duty) Act, 1955 or State Excise duty Customs

Dispute Whether Central 132 1996 to 1999 Commissioner of State Excise or State Excise duty Maharashtra.

Sales Tax Act Submission of ''F'' form 56 2008-09 Joint Commissioner of Sales tax, Uttar Pradesh

Service Tax Service Tax on sponsorship 1 2011-12 Commissioner of Customs, Central Excise and Services Tax

(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 does not have any borrowings from financial institutions or by way of 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 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 Act.

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

(xx) The Company has not raised any money through a 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 S. R. BATLIBOI & CO.

Firm registration number: 301003E

Chartered Accountants

per Vijay Maniar

Partner

Membership No.:36738

Place: Mumbai

Date: February 25, 2013


Dec 31, 2011

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Aventis Pharma Limited ('the Company') as at December 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) ('the Order') issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Companies Act, 1956('the Act'), 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 Act.

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

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 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 December 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.

Re: Aventis Pharma Limited ('the Company1)

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

(b) All fixed assets have not been physically verified by the management during the year but there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. No material discrepancies were noticed 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 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) The Company had granted loan to a company covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act. The maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 1,840,000 thousands and year-end balance of loan granted to such party was Rs. 340,000 thousands.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions for such loans are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(c) In respect of loans granted, repayment of the principal amount is as stipulated and payment of interest has been regular.

(d) There is no overdue amount of loans granted to companies, firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

(e) As informed, 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) (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 and 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.

(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) We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company pursuant to the rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under section 209(1) (d) of the Act related to the manufacture of formulations and bulk drugs, and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained.

(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, excise duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities though there has been a slight delay in a few cases.

(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, excise 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.

(c) According to the information and explanation given to us, there are no dues of wealth tax, income tax, sales tax, customs duty and service tax and cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. According to the records of the Company, the dues outstanding of excise duty on account of any dispute, are as follows:

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

The Central Excise Act, 1944 Duty on Samples 529 1994tol999 Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal Disallowance of Modvat 1,720 1993 Commissioner of Appeals, Surat

Disallowance of Modvat 361 1993 Commissioner of Appeals,Surat

Medicinal &Toilet Prepara -tions Dispute Whether Central 23,156 1990tol997 Central Board of Excise (Levy of Excise Duty) Act, 1955 or State Excise duty and Customs

Dispute Whether Central 13,207 1996tol999 Commissioner of State or State Excise duty Excise, Maharashtra

(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 does not have any borrowings from financial institutions or byway of 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 byway 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 Act.

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

(xx) The Company has not raised any money through a 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 S.R.BATLIBOI & CO

Firm registration number: 301003E

Chartered Accountants

per Vijay Maniar

Partner

Membership No.:36738

Place: Mumbai Date: February 23, 2012


Dec 31, 2010

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Aventis Pharma Limited as at December 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 December 31, 2010, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on December 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 December 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: Aventis Pharma Limited

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

(b) All fixed assets have not been physically verified by the management during the year but there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As informed, no material discrepancies were noticed 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 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) The Company had granted loan to a company covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 1,300,000 thousands and year-end balance of loan granted to such party was Rs. 1,300,000.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions for such loans were not primafacie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(c) In respect of loans granted, repayment of the principal amount is not due and payment of interest have been regular.

(d) There is no overdue amount of loans granted to companies firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(e) As informed, 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. Hence clause 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 and services. 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.

(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) We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company pursuant to the rules made by the Central

Government for the maintenance of cost records under section 209(1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956, and are of the opinion that primafacie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained.

(ix) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, or employees state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty, excise duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities.

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, excise 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.

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

Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount* (Rs.) 000s

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax- Due to 5,052 disallowances and abatement of relief/ rebate

The Central Excise Wrongful Availment of 18,900 Act, 1944 Modvat

Duty on Samples 529

Disallowance of Modvat 1,720

Disallowance of Modvat 361

Medicinal & Toilet Dispute Whether Central 23,156 Preparations (Levy or State Excise duty of Excise Duty) Act, 1955 Dispute Whether Central 13,207 or State Excise duty

Karnataka Sales tax Order passed under 845 Act of 1957 section 12A and 25

Foreign Trade Demand for refund of 5,955 (Development & customs duty & interest Regulation) Act 1992 on account of rejection of input/output norms

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

Income Tax Act, 1961 Assessment Year Commissioner of Income Tax 2007-08 (Appeals)

The Central Excise Act, 1944 1994-1995 Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal.

1994 to 1999 Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal.

1993 Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

1993 Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

Medicinal & Toilet Preparations (Levy of Excise Duty) Act, 1955 1990 to 1997 Central Board of Excise and Customs.

1996 to 1999 Commissioner of State Excise Maharashtra.

Karnataka Sales tax Act of 1957 1999-2000 Karnataka Appellate Tribunal.

Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act 1992 2005 Director General of Foreign Trade, Delhi

* Net of amount paid under protest or otherwise.

There are no dues of wealth tax, service tax & cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute.

(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 does not have any borrowings from financial institutions or by way of 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 4(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 4(xiv) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) 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 bankorfinancial 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 reportthat nofunds 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 through a public issue during the year.

(xxi) According to the information and explanations furnished by the management, which have been relied upon by us, there were no frauds on or by the Company noticed or reported during the course of our audit except fraud by a carrying and forwarding contractor of the Company amounting to approximately Rs. 5,900 thousands detected by the management. The same is under further investigation. Management has taken necessary steps to strengthen the controls and the expected loss has been provided.

For S.R. Batliboi & Co.

Firm Registration no.: 301003E

Chartered Accountants

per Ravi Bansal

Partner

Membership No. 49365

Mumbai: February 16,2011


Dec 31, 2009

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Aventis Pharma Limited as at December 31, 2009 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 December 31, 2009, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as on December 31, 2009 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, 1 956, 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 December 31, 2009;

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: Aventis Pharma Limited

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

(b) All fixed assets have not been physically verified by the management during the year but there is a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As informed, no material discrepancies were noticed 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 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) The Company had granted loan to a company covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1 956. The maximum amount involved during the year was Rs. 170,000 thousands which was fully repaid before the year end.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions for such loans were not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(c) As informed, the loan granted was re-payable on demand. There had been no default for repayment on the part of the party to whom the money had been lent. The payment of interest had been regular.

(d) There is no overdue amount of loans granted to the Companies listed in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

(e) As informed, 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, 1 956. Hence clause 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 and services. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal control system in respect of these areas.

(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) We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company pursuant to the rules made by the Central Government for the maintenance of cost records under section 209(1 )(d) of the Companies Act, 1956, and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained.

(ix) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor education and protection fund, or employees state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth-tax, service tax, customs duty, excise duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities.

(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, excise 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.

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

Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount* Period to which the (Rs) 000s amount relates

Income Tax Act ,1961 Income Tax- Due to 42,140 Assessment Year disallowances and 2006-07 abatement of relief/ rebate

Income Tax-Due to 22,012 Assessment Year disallowances and 2005-06 abatement of relief/ rebate

Penalty under section 271 30,880 Assessment Year (1) (c) of the Income Tax, 2002-03 1961

The Central Excise Wrongful Availment of 18,900 1994-1995 Act, 1944 Modvat

Duty on Samples 529 1994 to 1999 Disallowance of Modvat 1,720 1993

Disallowance of Modvat 361 1993

Medicinal & Toilet Dispute Whether Central 23,156 1990 to 1997 Preparations (Levy or State Excise duty of Excise Duty) Act, 1955 Dispute Whether Central 13,207 1996 to 1999 or State Excise duty Kamataka Sales tax Order passed under 845 1999-2000 Act of 1957 section 12A and 25

Foreign Trade (Devel- Demand for refund of 5,955 2005 opment & Regulation) customs duty & interest Act 1992 on account of rejection of input/output norms







Medicinal & Toilet Preparations (Levy of Excise Duty) Act, 1955

Kamataka Sales tax

Act of 1957_

Foreign Trade (Devel- opment & Regulation) Act 1992

Name of the Statue Forum where dispute is pending

Income Tax Act ,1961 Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)

Income tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)

Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)

The Central Excise Act, 1944 Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal.

Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate tribunal. Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

Commissioner of Appeals, Surat.

Medicinal & Toilet Preparations (Levy of Excise Duty) Act, 1955 Central Board of Excise and Customs.

Commissioner of State Excise Maharashtra.

Kamataka Appellate Tribunal.

Director General of Foreign Trade, Delhi

* Net of amount paid under protest or otherwise.

There are no dues of wealth tax, service tax & cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute.

(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 does not have any borrowings from financial institutions or by way of 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 4 (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 4(xiv) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (as amended) 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 through a 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 course of our audit.

For S. R. Batliboi & Co. Chartered Accountants

per Ravi Bansal

Partner

Membership No. 49365

Mumbai : February 24, 2010

 
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