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Auditor Report of Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of Tata Consultancy Services Limited (''the Company''), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2015 and the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements

The Company''s Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 (''the Act'') with respect to the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditors'' Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

We have taken into account the provisions of the Act, the accounting and auditing standards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under the provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from material misstatement.

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

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

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the aforesaid financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2015, and its profit and its 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, 2015 (''the Order'') issued by the Central Government in terms of Section 143(11) of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order.

2. As required by Section 143(3) of the Act, we report that:

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

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

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

(d) In our opinion, the aforesaid financial statements comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.

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

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

i) The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financial position in its financial statements as of March 31, 2015;

ii) The Company has made provision in its financial statements, as required under the applicable law or accounting standards, for material foreseeable losses on long term contracts;

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

ANNEXURE TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITORS'' REPORT (Referred to in paragraph 1 under ''Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements'' section of our report of even date)

1. In respect of the fixed assets of the Company:

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

(b) The fixed assets were physically verified during the year by the Management in accordance with a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, provides for physical verification of the fixed assets at reasonable intervals. According to the information and explanations given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

2. In respect of the inventories of the Company:

(a) As explained to us, the inventories were physically verified during the year by the Management at reasonable intervals.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the procedures of physical verification of inventories followed by the Management were reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has maintained proper records of its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

3. The Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured, to companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 189 of the Act.

4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the explanations that some of the items purchased are of special nature and 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 with regard to purchase of inventory and fixed assets and the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness in such internal control system.

5. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not accepted deposits during the year and does not have any unclaimed deposits. Therefore, the provisions of the clause 3 (v) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

6. The provisions of clause 3 (vi) of the Order are not applicable to the Company as the Company is not covered by the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules, 2014.

7. According to the information and explanations given to us, in respect of statutory dues:

(a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund, Employees'' State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax and Value Added Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, duty of Customs, duty of Excise, Cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it with the appropriate authorities.

(b) There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Provident Fund, Employees'' State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax and Value Added Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, duty of Customs, duty of Excise, Cess and other material statutory dues in arrears as at March 31, 2015 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(c) Details of dues of Income Tax, Sales Tax and Value Added Tax and Service Tax which have not been deposited as at March 31, 2015 on account of dispute are given below:

Particulars Period to which the amount relates Forum where the dispute is Amount pending (Rs. crores)

Income Tax 2005-06, 2008-09 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal 157.16

2007- 08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2012-13 Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) 505.15

Sales Tax and 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, High court 22.82 Value Added Tax 2007-08, 2009-10, 2012-13

2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, Tribunal 7.06

2006- 07, 2007-08

2008- 09, 2009-10, 2010-11 Deputy Commissioner 7.56

2005-06, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2013-14 Joint Commissioner 4.42

2001-02, 2005-06, 2011-12 Assistant Commissioner 0.49

2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 Additional Commissioner 0.02

Service Tax 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, Appellate Tribunal 12.12 2008- 09, 2009-10

2008-09, 2009-10 Commissioner of Service Tax (Appeals) 0.15

There were no dues of Wealth Tax, duty of Customs, duty of Excise and Cess which have not been deposited as at March 31, 2015 on account of dispute.

(d) The Company has been regular in transferring amounts to the Investor Education and Protection Fund in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and Rules made thereunder within time.

8. The Company does not have accumulated losses. The Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

9. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to a bank during the year and did not have any amount outstanding to financial institutions or debenture holders.

10. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the terms and conditions of the guarantee given by the Company for loan taken by a subsidiary from a bank is not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

11. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company did not avail any term loan during the year.

12. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud by the Company and no material fraud on the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS LLP

Chartered Accountants (Firm Registration No. 117366W/W-100018)

P. R. RAMESH

Partner

(Membership No. 70928)

Mumbai, April 16, 2015


Mar 31, 2013

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED (the "Company"), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2013, the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Managements Responsibility for the Financial Statements

The Companys Management is responsible for the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the Accounting Standards referred to in Section 211 (3C) of the Companies Act, 1956 (the "Act") and in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India. This responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal controls relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatements, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditors Responsibility

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

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and the disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditors 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 Companys 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 Companys internal control. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the 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 aforesaid financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

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

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

(c) in the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows of the Company for the year ended on that date. Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (the "Order") issued by the Central Government in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Act, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order.

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

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

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

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

(d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, the Statement of Profit and Loss, and the Cash Flow Statement comply with the Accounting Standards referred to in Section 211 (3C) of the Act.

(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2013 taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2013 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 274(1)(g) of the Act.

ANNEXURE TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITORS REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 1 under Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements section of our report of even date)

1. Having regard to the nature of the Companys business / activities during the year, clause(xiii) of paragraph 4 of the Order is not applicable to the Company.

2. In respect of the Companys fixed assets:

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

(b) The fixed assets were physically verified during the year by the Management in accordance with a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, provides for physical verification of the fixed assets at reasonable intervals. According to the information and explanation given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) The fixed assets disposed off during the year, in our opinion, do not constitute a substantial part of the fixed assets of the Company and such disposal has, in our opinion, not affected the going concern status of the Company.

3. In respect of the Companys inventories:

(a) As explained to us, the inventories were physically verified during the year by the Management at reasonable intervals.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us, the procedures of physical verification of inventories followed by the Management were reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has maintained proper records of its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

4. The Company has neither granted nor taken any loans, secured or unsecured, to / from companies, firms or other parties covered in the Register maintained under Section 301 of the Act.

5. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the explanations that some of the items purchased are of special nature and 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 with regard to purchases of inventory and fixed assets and the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness in such internal control system.

6. In respect of contracts or arrangements entered in the Register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Act, to the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us:

(a) The particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in Section 301 that needed to be entered in the Register maintained under the said Section have been so entered.

(b) Where each of such transaction is in excess of Rs. 5 lakhs in respect of any party, the transactions have been made at prices which are prima facie reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time.

7. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not accepted deposits from the public during the year. Therefore, the provisions of the clause 4 (vi) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

8. In our opinion, the internal audit functions carried out during the year by an external agency appointed by the Management have been commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

9. We have broadly reviewed the cost records maintained by the Company pursuant to the Companies (Cost Accounting Records) Rules, 2011 prescribed by the Central Government under Section 209(1)(d) of the Act and are of the opinion that, prima facie, the prescribed cost records have been maintained. We have, however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determine whether they are accurate or complete.

10. According to the information and explanations given to us, in respect of statutory dues:

(a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it with the appropriate authorities.

(b) There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of 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 in arrears as at March 31, 2013 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(c) Details of dues of Sales Tax, Service Tax and Income Tax which have not been deposited as at March 31, 2013 on account of disputes are given below:

Particulars Period to which the amount relates Forum where the dispute is pending Amount (Rs. crores)

Sales Tax 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, High Court 16.41 2007-08, 2009-10 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, Tribunal 7.06 2006-07, 2007-08 2007-08, 2008-09,

2009-10 Deputy Commissioner 6.93 2001-02, 2002-03, 2009-10 Commissioner of Sales Tax 0.04

2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, Joint Commissioner 8.41 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09

2001-02, 2005-06, 2006-07 Assistant Commissioner 0.67

2007-08, 2008-09 Additional Commissioner 0.02

Service Tax 2005-06, 2008-09 Appellate Tribunal 0.50

Income Tax 2005-06 Appellate Tribunal 75.33

2007-08, 2008-09 Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) 629.57

There were no dues of Wealth Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and Cess which have not been deposited as at March 31, 2013 on account of disputes.

11. The Company does not have accumulated losses. The Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

12. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to a bank. Further, in our opinion and according to information and explanations given to us, the Company did not have any amount outstanding to financial institutions or debenture holders.

13. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given 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.

14. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company is not dealing in shares, securities and debentures. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiv) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

15. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the fact that the subsidiaries are wholly owned the terms and conditions of the guarantee given by the Company for loans taken by the subsidiaries from banks are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

16. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the term loan has been applied by the Company during the year for the purpose for which it was obtained.

17. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, and on an overall examination of the Balance Sheet of the Company, we report that funds raised on short-term basis have prima facie not been used during the year for long- term investment.

18. According to the information and explanations given to us, during the year covered by our audit, the Company has not made preferential allotment of equity shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act.

19. According to the information and explanations given to us, during the year covered by our report, the Company has not issued any secured debentures.

20. During the year covered by our report, the Company has not raised any money by way of public issue.

21. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud by the Company and no material fraud on the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

For DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS

Chartered Accountants

(Firm Registration No. 117366W)

P.R. Ramesh

(Partner)

(Membership No. 70928)

Mumbai, April 17, 2013


Mar 31, 2012

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED ("the Company") as at March 31, 2012, the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement of the Company 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 misstatements. 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 the 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 ("CARO") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 227(4A) 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 in paragraph 3 above, we report as follows:

(a) 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;

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

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

(d) in our opinion, the Balance Sheet, the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in compliance with the Accounting Standards referred to in Section 211(3C) of the Companies Act, 1956;

(e) 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:

(i) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2012;

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

(iii) in the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows of the Company for the year ended on that date.

5. On the basis of the written representations received from the Directors, taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the Directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2012 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 274(1)(g) of the Companies Act, 1956.



ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 3 of our report of even date)

1. Having regard to the nature of the Companys business / activities for the year, clause (xiii) of paragraph 4 of CARO is not applicable to the Company.

2. In respect of the Companys fixed assets:

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

b) The fixed assets were physically verified during the year by the Management in accordance with a regular programme of verification which, in our opinion, provides for physical verification of the fixed assets at reasonable intervals. According to the information and explanation given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

c) The fixed assets disposed off during the year, in our opinion, do not constitute a substantial part of the fixed assets of the Company.

3. In respect of the Companys inventory:

(a) As explained to us, the inventories were physically verified during the year by the Management at reasonable intervals.

(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us, the procedures of physical verification of inventories followed by the Management were reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has maintained proper records of its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

4. In respect of unsecured loans granted by the Company to companies covered in the Register under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 and according to the information and explanations given to us -

(a) During the year, the Company has not given any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms and other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. Therefore, the provisions of sub clauses (a) to (d) of clause 4(iii) of CARO are not applicable to the Company.

(b) The Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from companies, firms or other parties listed in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Therefore, the provisions of sub-clauses

(e), (f) and (g) of clause 4(iii) of CARO are not applicable to the Company.

5. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the explanations that some of the items purchased are of special nature and 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 with regard to purchases of inventory and fixed assets and the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, we have not observed any major weakness in such internal control system.

6. In respect of contracts or arrangements entered in the Register maintained in pursuance of Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, to the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us:

(a) The particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to Section 301 that were needed to be entered in the Register maintained under the said Section have been so entered.

(b) Where each of such transaction is in excess of Rs 5 lakhs in respect of any party, the transactions have been made at prices which are prima facie reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time except in respect of certain purchases for which comparable quotations are not available and in respect of which we are unable to comment.

7. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not accepted deposits from the public during the year. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(vi) of CARO are not applicable to the Company.

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

9. 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 in respect to the manufacture of electronic products and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have, however, not made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete. To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Central Government has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records for any other product or services of the Company.

10. According to the information and explanations given to us in respect of statutory dues:

(a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed dues, including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty, Excise Duty, cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it with the appropriate authorities.

(b) No undisputed amounts payable in respect of Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty and cess were in arrears, as at March 31, 2012 for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(c) Details of dues of Sales Tax, Service Tax and Income Tax which have not been deposited as at March 31, 2012 on account of disputes are given below:

Particulars Period to which the amount relates Forum where the Amount dispute is pending (Rs crores)

Sales Tax 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2007-08 High Court 5.33

2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, Tribunal 7.81 2007-08

2004-05, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 Deputy Commissioner 11.82

2001-02, 2002-03 Commissioner of Sales Tax 0.03

2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, Joint Commissioner 9.12 2007-08, 2008-09

2001-02, 2005-06 Assistant Commissioner 0.48

2007-08 Additional Commissioner 0.01

Service Tax 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, Commissioner of Service Tax 4.34 2009-10

Income Tax 2005-06 Appellate Tribunal 75.33

2007-08, 2008-09 Commissioner of Income 324.71 Tax (Appeals)

11. The Company does not have accumulated losses. The Company has not incurred cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and in the immediately preceding financial year.

12. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company did not have any amount outstanding to a financial institution or a bank. Therefore the provisions of clause (xi) of paragraph 4 of CARO are not applicable.

13. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given 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.

14. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company is not dealing in shares, securities and debentures. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiv) of CARO are not applicable to the Company.

15. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the fact that the subsidiary is wholly owned the terms and conditions of the guarantee given by the Company for loan taken by the subsidiary from a bank are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

16. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the term loans have been applied for the purpose for which they were raised.

17. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the Balance Sheet of the Company, we report that funds raised on short-term basis have not been used during the year for long- term investment.

18. According to the information and explanations given to us, during the period covered by our audit, the Company has not made preferential allotment of equity shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956.

19. According to the information and explanations given to us, during the year covered by our report, the Company has not issued any secured debentures.

20. During the year covered by our report, the Company has not raised any money by way of public issue.

21. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations given to us, no material fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of our audit.



For DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS

Chartered Accountants

(Registration No.117366W)

P. R. RAMESH

Partner

(Membership No. 70928)

Mumbai, April 23, 2012

 
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