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Directors Report of Shah Alloys Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

Dear Members,

The Directors present 25th Annual Report on the operations and performance together with the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended on 31st March 2015.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Rs. In Crores

Particulars Current Year Previous Year 31.03.15 31.03.14

Total Turnover and other Receipts 306.41 472.75

Gross Profit/Loss(Before deducting any of the following) (35.13) (63.17)

A. Interest and Financial charges 69.47 93.47

B. Depreciation, Amortisation and Impairment 39.38 29.93

C. Tax Liability

I. Current Tax 0.00 0.00

II. Deferred Tax (49.18) (57.98)

III. Prior year Tax adjustment 0.00 0.00

Extra ordinary items 40.38 0.00

Net profit available for appropriation (135.18) (128.59)

Provision for Investment Allowance Reserve Nil Nil Net Profit.

A. Add: Brought forward from last year's balance (658.04) (529.45)

B. Less: Transferred to: General Reserve Nil Nil

Transfer to Debenture Redemption Reserve Nil Nil

Transitional effect of depreciation (1.07) 0.00

Dividend: Dividend has not been recommended by the Board N.A N.A

Balance Carried forward (794.29) (658.04)

OPERATIONAL OVERVIEW

During the year under review Net Turnover of the Company has been decreased from Rs. 472.75 Crores to Rs. 306.41 Crores as compared to previous year's turnover poor demand of product. There was net loss of Rs. 35.13 Crores in comparison to the loss of Rs. 63.17 Crores in the previous year.

DIVIDEND

Due to loss, your Directors have not recommended dividend for the financial year 2014-15.

PERFORMANCE

As you are aware that Company has been declared Sick Unit under the provisions of Sick Industrial Company (Special Provisions) Act, 1985, it has become difficult for the company to arrange the funds. As such due to paucity of working capital, company's working is declining. Company is in constant touch with the lenders for an amicable settlement with the lenders through Hon'ble BIFR.

BUSINESS ACTIVITY

The company is engaged in manufacturing of wide range of Stainless Steel, Alloy & Special steel, Carbon/ Mild Steel and Armour Steel in Flat and Long products. Company has been successful in developing protection Armour Steel which is mainly required for defense purpose. Company has been registered with Defense Research and Development Organization as approved vendor and it is expected that good business will be available to the company. To reduce the cost of power, company has been making efforts to purchase power through Open Access which would be cheaper than the present cost of power. There was no change in the business activities during the year.

DETAILS OF THE ASSOCIATES/ JOINT VENTURE / SUBSIDIARIES COMAPANIES

The company does not have holding or subsidiary companies during the year and no other company has become holding / subsidiary/ joint venture. However, it has two associates companies, details are as under:

S. No. Name of the Company CIN/GLN CONCERN % of shares held by Company Applicable Section

1. S.A.L. Steel Limited L27100GJ1990 PLC014698 ASSOCIATE 35.61% 2(6)

FIXED DEPOSIT

The Company has not accepted any public deposit during the year under review and no amount against the same was outstanding at the end of the year.

REGULATORY STATEMENT

In conformity with provision of Clause 32 in the Listing Agreement (s), the Cash Flow Statement for the year ended 31.03.2015 is annexed hereto. The equity shares of the Company are listed on the BSE Ltd. and the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE).

The Company has paid listing fees for the year 2015-16 to above stock exchanges.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO.

As required under Section 134 (3) (m) of the Act read with Rule 8 of The Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, particulars relating to conservation of Energy, R & D, Technology absorption and foreign Exchange earnings / outgo are separately provided in the annexure to this report

DETAILS OF RELATED PARTIES TRANSACTIONS PURUSANT TO SECTION 188(1) OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

The Company is not entering into related parties transactions for sale/purchase of goods or services at preferential prices. However, all the transactions in the nature of sales/purchase of goods or services are made on arms length basis. The same were reported to the Board at every meeting and Board took a note of the same and approved. Other details for inter corporate financial transactions or remuneration and other benefits paid to directors, their relatives, key managerial personnel etc. are given in the notes to the accounts vide note no 31 as per requirements of AS 18.

The Company has formulated various other policies like Risk Management Policy, Evaluation of Board Performance Policy, CSR Policy etc. etc. All such policies were documented and adopted by the Board in its meeting held on 14.02.2015.

Full details of Risk Management Policy are given in the Corporate Governance Report under the head Whistle Blower Policy.

As the Company is loss making one, the provisions related to CSR is presently not applicable to the Company.

Regarding Performance Review of each of the member of the Board and also the performance of the various Committees and the Board, the Company has adopted the Model Code of Conduct for Independent Directors, Key Managerial Personnel as prescribed in Schedule IV to the Companies Act, 2013 and also as prescribed in the SEBI (Insider Trading) Regulations. The Company strictly follows the procedure to obtain necessary timely declarations from each of the directors and key managerial personnel from time to time.

DETAILS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES AND INVESTMENTS U/S 186 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

During the year under review the Company has not made any inter corporate loans, investments, given any corporate guarantee to any other body corporate, subsidiary, associate or any other company.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Board of Directors supports to maintain the highest standards of corporate governance and adhere to the corporate governance requirements set out by SEBI. In addition to the basic governance issues, the Board lays strong emphasis on transparency, accountability and integrity. The Report on corporate governance as stipulated under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement forms part of the Annual Report. The requisite certificate from the Auditors of the Company confirming compliance with the conditions of corporate governance as stipulated under the aforesaid Clause 49, is attached to the Report on corporate governance.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Details about the Board of Directors Meetings are attached to the Report on Corporate Governance. Further, Shri Rajendra V Shah, will be the Director retiring by rotation and being eligible offers himself for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

Shri Kandodi Srinivas Kamath, Joint Managing Director and Shri Ashok A Sharma, Whole Time Director has been re-appointed for a period of five years with effect from 01.11.2015 and 01.05.2015 respectively by the Board subject to approval of shareholders and other authority, if any. A resolution seeking approval of the members for re-appointment of Shri Kandodi Srinivas Kamath as Joint Managing Director and Shri Ashok A Sharma as Whole Time Director is being proposed at this Annual General Meeting.

The Company has received declarations from all the Independent Directors of the Company confirming that they meet with the criteria of independence as prescribed both under sub-section (6) of Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013 and under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement with the Stock Exchanges.

DECLARATION BY INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS: (Pursuant to Provisions of section 149(6) OF the Companies Act 2013)

All the Independent Directors of the Company do hereby declare that:

(1) All the Independent Directors of the Company are neither Managing Director, nor a Whole Time Director nor a Manager or a Nominee Director.

(2) All the Independent Directors in the opinion of the Board are persons of integrity and possesses relevant expertise and experience.

(3) Who are or were not a Promoter of the Company or its Holding or subsidiary or associate company.

(4) Who are or were not related to promoters or directors in the company, its holding, subsidiary or associate company.

(5) Who has or had no pecuniary relationship with the company, its holding, subsidiary or associate company or their promoters or directors, during the two immediately preceding financial years or during the current financial year.

(6) None of whose relatives has or had pecuniary relationship or transaction with the company, its holding, subsidiary, or associate company, or their promoters, or directors, amounting to two per cent or more of its gross turnover or total income or fifty lacs rupees or such higher amount as may be prescribed, whichever is lower, during the two immediately preceding financial years or during the current financial year,

(7) Who neither himself, nor any of his relatives,

(a) Holds or has held the position of a key managerial personnel or is or has been employee of the company or its holding, subsidiary or associate company in any of three financial years immediately preceding the financial year in which Ihe is proposed to be appointed.

(b) Is or has been an employee or proprietor or a partner, in any of the three financial years immediately preceding the financial years in which he is proposed to be appointed of

(i) A firm of auditors or company secretaries in practice or cost auditors of the company or its holding, subsidiary or associate company; OR

(ii) Any legal or a consulting firm that has or had any transaction with the company, its holding, subsidiary or associate company amounting to ten per cent, or more of the gross turnover of such firm;

(iii) Holds together with his relatives two per cent, or more of the total voting power of the company; OR

(iv) Is a Chief Executive or director, by whatever name called, or any non-profit organization that receives twenty five per cent or more of its receipts from the Company, any of its promoters, directors or its holding, subsidiary or associate company or that holds two per cent or more of the total voting power of the company; OR

(v) Who possesses such other qualifications as may be prescribed.

DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

In terms of section 134 Clause (C) of Sub-Section (3) of the Companies Act, 2013, in relation to financial statements for the year 2014- 15, the Board of Directors state:

a) In the preparation of the annual accounts for the financial year ended 31st March 2015, as far as possible and to the extent, if any, accounting standards mentioned by the auditors in their report as not complied with, all other applicable accounting standards have been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departure;

b) The Directors have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the financial year and profit and loss account of the Company for that period;

c) The Directors have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

d) The Directors have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis; and

e) The directors in the case of a listed company had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively.

f) The Directors have devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

DECLARATION BY BOARD AS PER REQUIREMENT OF SECTION 178 (1)

In compliance with Section 178 (1) as also in compliance with Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement, the Board of Directors do hereby declare that:

a. The Company has proper constitution of the Board of Directors including independent directors in proportion as per requirement of clause 49 of the Listing Agreement. However, the Company is still in process for appointing a suitable person as woman director as required under Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013.

b. The Company has constituted Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Stakeholders Relationship Committee, Audit Committee as per requirements of the Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement and provisions of the Companies Act 2013.

c. The Company has the policy for selection and appointment of independent directors who are persons of reputation in the society, have adequate educational qualification, sufficient business experience and have integrity & loyalty towards their duties.

d. The Company pays managerial remuneration to its Managing/Whole Time Directors based upon their qualification, experience and past remuneration received by them from their previous employers and company's financial position.

e. The Independent Directors are paid sitting fee for attending sitting fees for attending Board and other committee meetings as decided by the Board from time to time. This sitting fee is decided considering the financial position of the company.

f. The Company is not paying any commission on net profits to any directors.

g. During the year the Board has met 4 times during the year. The details of presence of every director at each meeting of the Board including the meetings of the Committees, if any, are given in the reports of the Corporate Governance.

INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL SYSTEM AND THEIR ADEQUACY:

The details in respect of internal financial control and their adequacy are included in Management Discussion and Analysis Report, which forms part of this report.

SYSTEM OF PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE BOARD, INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS AND COMMITTEES AND INDIVISULA DIRECTORS

1. The Board makes evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of every individual directors, committee of directors, independent directors and board as a whole.

2. For these purpose the Board makes evaluation twice in a year on a half yearly basis.

3. The performance of individual directors are evaluated by the entire Board, excluding the Director being evaluated on the basis of presence of every directors at a meeting, effective participation in discussion of each of the business of agenda for the meetings, feedback receives from every directors on draft of the minutes and follow up for action taken reports from first line management.

4. Effectiveness and performance of various committees are evaluated on the basis of the scope of work assign to each of the committees the action taken by the committees are reviews and evaluated on the basis of minutes and agenda papers for each of the committee meetings.

5. The performance of independent directors are evaluated on the basis of their participation at the meetings and post meeting follow up and communication from each of such independent directors.

DISCLOUSER AS PER COMPANIES (APPOINTMENT AND REMUNERATION OF MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL) RULES, 2014.

Company has Shri Ashok Sharma as Whole Time Director, Shri Srinivas Devidas Kamath as Joint Managing Director, Shri Yashpal Mehta as CFO and Shri Vinod Kumar Shah, FCS as Company Secretary. Total managerial remuneration paid to each of them during the current year and previous year are as under:

I. The ratio of the remuneration of each director to the median remuneration of the employees of the company for the financial year:

Sr. Name of director Designation Remuneration Remuneration No. paid in paid in current year previous year

1 Shri Ashok Sharma Whole Time Director 12,00,000 12,00,000

2 Shri Kandodi Srinivas Joint Managing Director 12,92,400 12,92,400 Kamat

3 Shri Yashpal Mehta CFO 9,75,840 9,75,840

4 Shri Vinod Kumar Shah Company Secretary 10,20,000 10,20,000

Name of director Total cost of Percentage remuneration remuneration of of the director to total employees cost of remuneration

Shri Ashok Sharma 14,68,15,029 0.82%

Shri Kandodi Srinivas Kamat 14,68,15,029 0.88%

Shri Yashpal Mehta 146815029 0.66%

Shri Vinod Kumar Shah 146815029 0.69%

II. The percentage increase in remuneration of each director, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Company Secretary or Manager, if any in the financial year:

There was no increase in remuneration during the year 2014-2015.

III. The percentage increase in the median remuneration of employees in the financial year:

During the year the total remuneration of employees is Rs. 14,68,15,029 as against Rs. 20,10,00,891 in the previous year constituting a net decrease of Rs. 5,41,85,862 constituting 26.95%. This decrease in remuneration of employees was due to reduction in business activities.

IV. The number of permanent employees on the rolls of company: There were 515 permanent employees on the rolls of company.

V. The explanation on the relationship between average increase in remuneration and company performance; NOT APPLICABLE

VI. Comparison of the remuneration of the Key managerial personnel against the performance of the company :

The KMP i.e. whole time Directors, Company Secretary CFO are being paid total Remuneration of Rs. 44.88 Lacs per annum.

VII. Variations in the market capitalization of the company, price earnings ratio as at the closing date of the current financial year and previous financial year and percentage increase over decrease in the market quotations of the shares of the company in comparison to the rate at which the company came out with the last public offer in case of listed companies, and in case of unlisted companies, the variations in the net worth of the company as at the close of the current financial year and previous financial year;

Closing Market Price of shares of Company as on 31/03/2014 : Rs. 4.00 /- Closing Market Price of shares of Company as on 31/03/2015 : Rs. 5.40/- Earning Per share for the financial year ended on 31/03/2014 : Rs. (64.95)/- Earning per share for the financial year ended on 31/03/2015 : Rs. (47.87)/- Regarding other information like Variations in the market capitalization of the company, price earnings ratio as at the closing date of the current financial year and previous financial year and percentage increase over decrease in the market quotations of the shares of the company in comparison to the rate at which the company came out with the last public offer in case of listed companies is not given herewith since Company had made IPO more than 5 Years before and there was no substantial variation in the market price of shares of the company. Company's EPS is negative and hence PE Ratio is not given.

VIII. Comparison of the each remuneration of the key managerial personnel against the performance of the company;

As the company is paying minimum managerial remuneration to its managerial personnel and the Company is the loss making one the comparison of remuneration of each of the KMP with performance of the company is not comparable.

Since WTDs are being paid minimum remuneration and other KMPs are getting remuneration as per prevailing industry norms, it is not possible to compare remuneration with the performance of the company.

IX. The key parameters for any variable component of remuneration availed by the directors; NOT APPLICABLE.

X. The ratio of the remuneration of the highest paid director to that of the employees who are not directors but receive remuneration in excess of the highest paid director during the year;

9 (Nine) employees is receiving remuneration in excess than the remuneration of Director or Key Managerial Personnel.

XI. Affirmation that the remuneration is as per the remuneration policy of the Company.

All remuneration of the Employees and directors are paid as per remuneration policy of the Company.

PARTICULARS OF THE EMPLOYEES

Particulars of the employees as required under provisions of Section 197 (12) of the Act read with Rule 5 of The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 as amended from time to time, are not attached with this report since there was no employee who was in receipt of remuneration in excess of Rs.5,00,000 per month during the year or Rs. 60 Lacs per annum in the aggregate if employed part of the year.

AUDITORS

Statutory Auditors

M/s. Talati & Talati, Chartered Accountants, an Auditors firm are statutory auditors of the company since 2008-09. As per Rule 6(3) of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014, they are eligible to continue as the statutory auditors of the company for financial years 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18. Accordingly Statutory Auditors of the company have given their letter of consent and confirmation under section 141(1) the Companies Act 2013 for their appointment as Statutory Auditors of the Company up to the financial year 2017- 18 hence, the Board has now proposed to appoint the Statutory Auditors for a period of up to 2017-18. Necessary Resolution for their appointment as the Statutory Auditors and fixing their remuneration is proposed to be passed at the Annual General Meeting.

Cost Auditors

M/s. Ashish Bhavsar & Associates, Cost Accountants have been appointed for auditing cost accounting records of the Company for the year ending 31st March, 2015. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Rules made there under.

Internal Auditor

The Company has appointed an Independent firm of Chartered Accountants to act as an Internal Auditor as per suggestion of auditors and recommendation of the audit Committee in order to strengthen the internal control system for the Company.

Secretarial Auditor

The Company has appointed M/s. KAMLESH SHAH & SHAH CO. as the secretarial auditor for the financial year 2014-15. They have given their report in the prescribed form MR-3 which is annexed to this report as an ANNEXURE.

Observations of the Secretarial Auditor

The Board of Directors of the Company is duly constituted with proper balance of Executive Directors, Non- Executives Directors and Independent Directors except the woman director. The Company is in process of finding of suitable Woman Director.

EXPLAINATION TO THE Auditors' REMARKS

The Directors submit their explanations to then various observations made by the Auditors in their report for the year 2014-15. Para nos. of Auditors' Report and reply are us under:

Basis for Qualified Opinion – Para 1

Since last many years the company does not have internal accruals from the operations and as a result, management do not anticipate execution of its ongoing project of Cold Rolling Mill (CRM) Plant. Fund of Rs. 18,31,84,363/- is blocked in the said ongoing projects. Since the capital project is not anticipate to complete in future, we have charged back expense of pre-operative expense, trial run expense and borrowing cost elements for Rs. 5,72,84,008/- to the statement of profit and loss during the current year which was earlier capitalized and carried in Capital work In Progress of our ongoing projects. For the remaining balance carried as Capital Work in Progress, the company has not carried out any Techno-economic assessment during the year ended 31st March 2015 for the valuations of such Capital Projects and hence identification of impairment loss and provision thereof, if any, has not been made. Considering the emphasis of the matter, company agreed to appoint an approved valuer to access the impairment of the assets. We are expecting a report from the valuer and decision will be taken with regard to impairment, if any, on such assets.

Basis for Qualified Opinion – Para 2

Dues on account of maturity of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCB) on 22.09.2011 have been frozen on maturity and accordingly exchange rate fluctuation has not been considered thereafter. Payment of FCCB shall be considered as per the scheme that may be considered by Hon'ble BIFR.

Annexure to the Independent Auditors' Report – Para vii a Payments of Statutory dues were marginally delayed on account of slow recovery/collection. However, the same has been paid.

Annexure to the Independent Auditors' Report – Para ix

As per the scheme sanctioned by CDR (EG) consortium bankers were required to give working capital for the optimal utilization of production capacity. However, in the absence of non availability of funds from the lenders, the accruals were not in line with the sanctioned scheme and hence Company could not utilize optimally its production capacity. In view of this, Company was not able to make payments to banks/institutions and debenture holders as per the sanctioned scheme. However, before due date of repayment, Company had approached Hon'ble BIFR for declaring it as a Sick company under Section 3(1)(o) of the SICA and was declared so before the due date, i.e., June 2011. On account of sick company status, payments were not made as per CDR. Company has submitted the proposal for One Time Settlement (OTS) of debts to all the lenders and also revised the proposals based on discussions with high level committee meetings of the lenders. However, despite of the repeated attempts by the company or/and order of the Hon'ble BIFR, Lenders have declined revised proposal and most of the banks assigned the debts to various Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs). Your company is actively negotiating with these ARCs' for one time settlement of debts and expecting a settlement in the coming hears.

MATERIAL CHANGES / INFORMATION:

1. No material changes have taken place after the closure of the financial year up to the date of this report which may have substantial effect on the business and financial of the Company. However, in the year current financial year most of the lenders have assigned the debts to various Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs)

2. No significant and material orders have been passed by any of the regulators or courts or tribunals impacting the going concern status and companies operations in future.

APPRECIATION

Your Directors place on record their sincere appreciation for the valuable support and co-operation as received from government authorities, Financial Institutions and Banks during the year. The Directors are also thankful for the support extended by Customers, Suppliers and contribution made by the employees at all level. The Directors would also like to acknowledge continued patronage extended by Company's shareholders in its entire endeavor.

For and on behalf of the Board

Rajendra V. Shah

Date :22nd May 2015 (DIN: 00020904)

Place:Santej Chairman


Mar 31, 2013

Dear Members,

The Directors present 23rd Annual Report together with the Audited Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March, 2013.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Rs. In Crores

PARTICULARS Current Year Previous Year 31.03.13 31.03.12

Total Turnover and other Receipts 656.94 833.30

Gross Profit/Loss (Before deducting any of the following) (45.92) (115.88)

A. Interest and Financial charges 92.36 92.22

B. Depreciation, Amortisation and Impairment 30.64 31.74

C. Tax Liability

I. Current Tax 0.00 0.00

II. Deferred Tax (68.30) (78.52)

III. Prior year Tax adjustment 0.00 0.05

Net Profit available for appropriation (100.62) (161.38) Provision for Investment Allowance Reserve Nil Nil Net Profit.

A. Add: Brought forward from last year''s balance (428.78) (267.40)

B. Less: Transferred to: General Reserve Nil Nil

Transfer to Debenture Redemption Reserve Nil Nil

Balance Carried forward (529.40) (428.78)



PERFORMANCE

Due to the financial crisis manufacturing capacity was underutilized. As you are aware that Company has been declared Sick Unit under the provisions of Sick Industrial Company (Special Provisions) Act, 1985, it has become difficult for the company to arrange the funds. Board expects that once DRS is passed or otherwise dues are settled with the lenders, Company would be in a position to give better results.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Board of Directors supports the broad principles of corporate governance. In addition to the basic governance issues, the Board lays strong emphasis on transparency, accountability and integrity.

Your company has been practicing the principles of good corporate governance over the years.

DIRECTORS

Shri Ashok Sharma, Shri Tejpal Shah and Shri Dilip Kumar Sinha will be the Directors retiring by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

PARTICULARS OF THE EMPLOYEES

Particulars of the employees as required under the provisions of section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975, as amended are not attached with this report since there was no employee who was in receipt of remuneration in excess of limits prescribed under the provisions of Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particular of Employees), Rules 1975.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, R & D TECHNOLOGY ETC

As required under section 217(1)(e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Rule 2 of the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of the Board of Directors) Rules, 1988 the particulars relating to conservation of Energy, R & D, Technology absorption and foreign Exchange earnings / outgo are annexed.

DIRECTORS'' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

The Directors confirm:

a) that in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same;

b) that they have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company at the end of the financial year and of the profits of the company for that period;

c) that they have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the company and for prevailing the detecting fraud and other irregularities;

d) that they have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.

AUDITORS

M/s. Talati & Talati, Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditors of the Company, retires at the conclusion of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for reappointment. Your Directors recommend their re-appointment. Your directors had appointed M/s. Ashish S. Bhavsar & Co. as Cost Auditor, for auditing cost accounting records of the Company for financial year 2012-13. The Report of 2011-12 has been submitted to the Central Government within stipulated time and report of 2012-13 will be submitted to the Central Government on or before the due date. Board in its meeting held on 28th May, 2013 have decided to appoint M/s. Ashish Bhavsar & Associates, Cost Accountants for auditing cost accounting records of the Company for the financial year 2013-14 and an application for seeking said appointment will be made to the Central Government by the Company. The Company has received a letter to the effect that their appointment would be within the prescribed limits under Section 224(1-B) of the Companies Act, 1956.

EXPLANATION TO THE AUDITORS'' REMARKS

The Directors submit their explanations to the qualifications made by the Auditors in their report for the year 2012-13. The Para nos. of Auditors'' Report and reply are as under:

Under the heading ''Opinion''

Dues on account of maturity of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCB) on 22.09.2011 have been frozen on maturity and accordingly exchange rate fluctuation has not been considered thereafter. Payment of FCCB shall be considered as per the scheme that may be considered by Hon''ble BIFR.

Para - ix (a)

Payments of Statutory dues were marginally delayed on account of slow recovery/collection. However, the same have been paid.

Para xi

As per the scheme sanctioned by CDR (EG) consortium bankers were required to give working capital for the optimal utilization of production capacity. However, in the absence of non availability of funds from the members, the accruals were not in line with the sanctioned scheme and hence Company could not utilize optimally its production capacity. In view of this, Company was not able to make payments to banks/institutions and debenture holders as per the sanctioned scheme. However, before due date of repayment, Company had approached Hon''ble BIFR for declaring it as a Sick company and was declared so before the due date, i.e., June 2011. On account of sick status, payments were not made as per CDR, Company is negotiating with lenders for settlement of dues through Hon''ble BIFR. Once lenders'' dues are settled, company would be able to manage funds and optimize production capacity.

FIXED DEPOSIT

The Company has not accepted any deposits during the year.

REGULATORY STATEMENT

Pursuant to provision of clause 32 of Listing Agreement(s) the Cash Flow Statement for the year ended 31.03.2013 is annexed hereto.

The equity shares of your company are listed on the following stock exchanges and the listing fees have been paid by the company for the year 2013-2014.

X Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. National Stock Exchange of India Ltd"

P. J. Tower, Dalal Street, Mumbai - 400 001. "Exchange Plaza"

Bandra Kurla Complex, C-1, Block-G, Bandra (East), Mumbai - 400 051.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Your Directors wish to place on record their appreciation for the valuable support and co-operation received from government authorities, Financial Institutions, and Banks during the year. Your Directors are also thankful for the support extended by Customers, Suppliers ad contribution may by the employees at all level. The Directors would also like to acknowledge continued patronage extended by Company''s shareholders in its entire endeavor.



For, SHAH ALLOYS LIMITED

Sd/-

Date: 28th May 2013 Rajendra V Shah

Place: Santej CHAIRMAN


Mar 31, 2012

The Directors present 22nd Annual Report together with the Audited Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March, 2012.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS:

(Rs. in Crores)

Particulars 2011-12 2010-11

Turnover 830.11 824.51

Less: Excise duty 72.30 72.79

Net Turnover 757.81 751.72

Other Income 3.19 2.67

Gross Revenue 761.00 754.39

Less: Cost of Sales 876.88 819.02

Profit/(Loss) before depreciation, Interest & Tax (115.88) (64.63)

Less: Depreciation & Amortisation 31.74 32.28

Less: Interest and Financial Expenses 92.22 87.19

Profit/(Loss)before Taxes (239.84) (184.10)

Less: Tax Expense (Income) (78.46) (54.42)

Net Profit/(Loss) after Tax (161.38) (129.68)

Add: Balance brought forward from previous year (267.40) (137.71)

Carried forward Losses (428.78) (267.40)

PERFORMANCE

Members are aware that due to the status of Sick industry, Company has been facing financial crunch and as such manufacturing capacity was very much underutilized. However, due to all round efforts Company could maintain turnover near to the figures of last year. Total Income for the year ended 31st March, 2012 amounted to Rs. 761 Crores as against Rs. 754.39 Crores for the year ended 31st March, 2011. Apart from the financial crisis, operations of the company are still influenced due to higher raw material prices, escalating fuel prices, higher inflationary conditions, lower margin realization and competition. Introduction of some good product mix and greater attention on the high value premium products have helped the Company to realize better margin in some areas.

REFERENCE TO BOARD FOR INDUSTRIAL AND FINANCIAL RECONSTRUCTION (BIFR) UNDER SICA:

Members are aware that Company has gone to Hon'ble Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) under the Section 15 of Sick Industrial Company (Special Provisions) Act, 1985. Company has been registered as Sick Company vide order of Hon'ble BIFR dated 31st August 2010. Union Bank of India (UBI) has been appointed as Operating Agency (OA). On the directions of the consortium lenders, M/s MECON Ltd., a Public Sector Undertaking had been appointed to carry out Techno Economic Viability (TEV) Study. The study report has been received and submitted to the Operating Agency as well as to other lenders. Your Company is following the matter with the OA for Draft Rehabilitation Scheme.

FOREIGN CURRENCY CONVERTIBLE BONDS (FCCB)

During the year 2006, Company had issued 100 zero coupon unsecured Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCB) of US $ 100,000 each aggregating to US$ 10 million to international investors and raised funds to part finance its expansion and modernisation programme and for such other purpose as permitted under relevant laws and regulations. The Bonds, at the sole option of Bondholder, were convertible into equity share of Rs. 10/- each at a premium of Rs. 165/- per share during any time on or after 20th September 2006 and ending on 8th September 2011, unless previously redeemed, repurchased and cancelled. The Bonds which were not redeemed, repurchased and cancelled or converted were redeemable on 22nd September 2011 in cash at 148.255% of the principal amount of the Bonds.

Since the Bondholders did not exercise the option for conversion of Bonds into equity shares upto 8th September, the same became liable for redemption on 22nd September. Due to inadequacy of funds and ongoing sick status of the Company, Company could not repay the aforesaid bonds on its due date i.e. 22nd September 2011. As such, the aforesaid Bonds of US$ 10 million remains outstanding as at the end of financial year ended on 31st March 2012. The amount due shall be covered in the draft rehabilitation scheme.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Board of Directors supports the broad principles of corporate governance. In addition to the basic governance issues, the Board lays strong emphasis on transparency, accountability and integrity.

Your company has been practicing the principles of good corporate governance over the years.

DIRECTORS

Shri Kandodi S Kamath, Shri G M Shaikh and Shri Harshad M Shah will be the Directors retiring by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

During the year under review Shri Mahendra P Desai has resigned from the post of Director - Works w.e.f. 08.12.2011. Further Shri Arkhita Khandual was nominated by IDBI Bank in place of Shri M B Kaul.

PARTICULARS OF THE EMPLOYEES

Particulars of the employees as required under the provisions of section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975, as amended are not attached with this report since there was no employee who was in receipt of remuneration in excess of limits prescribed under the provisions of Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particular of Employees), Rules 1975

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, R & D TECHNOLOGY ETC.

As required under section 217(1)(e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Rule 2 of the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of the Board of Directors) Rules, 1988 the particulars relating to conservation of Energy, R & D, Technology absorption and foreign Exchange earnings/outgo are annexed.

DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

The Directors confirm:

a) that in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same;

b) that they have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company at the end of the financial year and of the profits of the company for that period;

c) that they have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the company and for prevailing the detecting fraud and other irregularities;

d) that they have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.

AUDITORS

M/s. Talati & Talati, Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditors of the Company, retires at the conclusion of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for reappointment. Your Directors recommend their re-appointment.

Pursuant to Central Government's Order dated 3rd May 2011 Ref No. 52/26/CAB-2010, mandating appointment of Cost Auditor, your directors have reappointed M/s Ashish S. Bhavsar & Co. as Cost Auditor, for auditing cost accounting records of the Company for financial year 2012-13.

EXPLANATION TO THE AUDITORS' REMARKS

The Directors submit their explanations to the qualifications made by the Auditors in their report for the year 2011-12. The Para nos. of Auditors' Report and reply are as under:

Para 4 (d)

Dues on account of maturity of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCB) on 22.09.2011 have been frozen on maturity and accordingly exchange rate fluctuation has not been considered thereafter. Payment of FCCB shall be considered as per the scheme that may be considered by Hon'ble BIFR.

Para ix (a)

Payments of Statutory dues were marginally delayed on account of slow recovery/collection. However, the same have been paid.

Para xi

As per the scheme sanctioned by CDR (EG) consortium bankers were required to give working capital for the optimal utilization of production capacity. However, in the absence of non availability of funds from the members, the accruals were not in line with the sanctioned scheme and hence Company could not utilize optimally its production capacity. In view of this, Company was not able to make payments to banks/institutions and debenture holders as per the sanctioned scheme. However, before due date of repayment, Company had approached Hon'ble BIFR for declaring it as a Sick company and was declared so before the due date, i.e., June 2011. On account of sick status, payments were not made as per CDR and shall be considered based on the Rehabilitation scheme that may be considered and approved by the Hon'ble BIFR. Similarly payment to FCCB holders shall be considered as per Rehabilitation scheme that may be sanctioned.

Besides, other qualification, the notes to the Accounts are self explanatory and give suitable explanation to qualifications in Auditors' Report.

FIXED DEPOSIT

The Company has not accepted any deposits during the year.

REGULATORY STATEMENT

In conformity with amended provision of clause 32 in the Listing Agreement(s) the Cash Flow Statement for the year ended 31.03.2012 is annexed hereto.

The equity shares of your company are listed on the following stock exchanges and the listing fees are paid by the company for the year 2012-2013.

- Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.

- National Stock Exchange of India Ltd

P. J. Tower, Dalal Street, Mumbai - 400001. "Exchange Plaza" Bandra Kurla Complex, C-1, Block-G, Bandra (East), Mumbai - 400 051.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT:

Your Directors place on record their sincere appreciation for the valuable support and co-operation as received from government authorities, Financial Institutions and Banks during the year. The Directors are also thankful for the support extended by Customers, Suppliers and contribution made by the employees at all level. The Directors would also like to acknowledge continued patronage extended by Company's shareholders in its entire endeavor.

For SHAH ALLOYS LIMITED

Sd/-

Rajendra V. Shah CHAIRMAN

Date : 30th June 2012 Place : Santej


Mar 31, 2010

The Directors present the 20th Annual Report together with the Audited statement of Accounts for the year ended on 31st March, 2010.

Financial Results:

(Rs. in Crore)

Particulars: 31.03.2010 31.03.2009 Rs. Rs.

1 Turnover 835.76 847.53

2 Profit/Loss before Dep. Int. & Taxes 26.05 (66.42)

3 Profit/Loss before Tax (80.72) (176.35)

4 Net profit after Tax (60.32) (123.60)

OPERATIONAL REVIEW

The company has performed low in the year 2009-10 by posting a turnover of Rs 835.76 Crore. During the year, the company has been sanctioned rework CDR Package and banks have partially realized the working capital limits in the end of the first half. Coupled with low demand in domestic and international market has resulted in to low capacity utilsation. Moreover enhanced furnace oil prices had further dented the bottom line of the company. However, company has stabilized its product range in domestic market with the invention of new value added products.

It can be seen for the profit and loss account and balance sheet for the year ended 31/03/10 the accumulated losses have been exceed the Companys net worth, therefore the company becomes Sick Industrial Company within the meaning of Sick Industrial Company (Special Provision) Act. Hence it is necessary to make a reference a Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction under the section 15 of Sick Industrial Company (Special Provision )Act.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Board of Directors supports the broad principles of corporate governance. In addition to the basic governance issues, the Board lays strong emphasis on transparency, accountability and integrity.

Your company has been practicing the principles of good corporate governance over the years.

DIRECTORS

Shri Harshad M. Shah, ShriTejpal S. Shah &Shri G. M. Shaikh retires by rotation and being eligible offer themselves for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

Shri B.S. Rawat ceased to be Jt. Managing Director and Director due to his resignation from the Board of the Company w.e.f 31.08.2009.The Board places on record his appreciation for the services ren- dered by him as Jt. Managing Director during his association with the Company.

Shri Bhupendra Jha was appointed as a Jt. Managing Director of the Company w.e.f 12.10.2009.

PARTICULARS OF THE EMPLOYEES

Particulars of the employees as required under the provisions of section 217 (2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975, as amended are not attached with this report since there was no employee who was in receipt of remuneration in excess of limits prescribed under the provisions of Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with the

Companies (Particular of Employees), Rules 1975 CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, R & D TECHNOLOGY ETC.

As required under section 217(l)(e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Rule 2 of the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of the Board of Directors) Rules, 1988 the particulars relating to conservation of Energy, R&D, Technology absorption and foreign Exchange earnings / outgo are annexed.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

The Directors confirm:

a) that in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same;

b) that they have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs Of the company at the end of the financial year and of the profits of the company for that period;

c) that they have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the company and for prevailing the detecting fraud and other irregularities;

d) that they have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis. AUDITORS

M/s. Talati &Talati, Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditors of the Company, retires at the conclu- sion of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for reappointment. Your Directors recommend their re-appointment.

FIXED DEPOSIT

The Company has not accepted the deposits during the year. REGULATORY STATEMENT

In conformity with amended provision of clause 32 in the Listing Agreement(s) the Cash Flow State- ment for the year ended 31.03.2010 is annexed hereto.

The equity shares of your company are listed on the following stock exchanges and the listing fees are paid by the company for the year 2010-2011.

- Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.P. J. Tower,Dalal Street,Mumbai - 400 001.

- National Stock Exchange of India Ltd"Exchange Plaza"Bandra Kurla Complex, C-l, Block- G,Bandra (East), Mumbai - 400 051.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

Your Directors wish to place on record their appreciation for the valuable co-operation and support received from the customers and suppliers, various financial Institutions, Banks, Central and State Government bodies, Auditors and Legal Advisors which have made possible the excellent results achieved by your company and to all the persons who reposed faith and trust in us. We would also like to express thanks to our shareholders and stakeholders for their confidence and understanding.

Last but not the least, we wish to place on record our appreciation of the sincere services rendered by the employees and our colleagues at all levels, who have put in their best efforts. We look forward to their continued support in future.

For and on behalf of the Board Date: 15th April, 2010.

Place: Ahmedabad Rajendra V. Shah

Chairman

 
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