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Accounting Policies of Titan Company Ltd. Company

Mar 31, 2017

1 SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES:

(i) Statement of Compliance

The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with Indian Accounting Standard (“Ind AS”) notified under the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015 and Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Amendment Rules, 2016 read with section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013.

Up to the year ended March 31, 2016, the Company had prepared and presented its financial statements in accordance with the requirements of previous Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), which includes Standards notified under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006. These are the Company’s first Ind AS financial statements. The date of transition is April 1, 2015. Refer note 2 for the details of first-time adoption exemptions availed by the Company.

(ii) Basis of preparation and presentation

The financial statements have been prepared on accrual basis under the historical cost convention except for the following that are measured at fair value as required by relevant Ind AS:

a) certain financial assets and liabilities (including derivative instruments).

b) defined employee benefit plans - plan assets are measured at fair value.

(iii) Use of estimates and judgement

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with Ind AS requires management to make judgements, estimates and assumptions that affect the application of accounting policies and the reported amount of assets and liabilities, revenues and expenses and disclosure of contingent liabilities. Such estimates and assumptions are based on management’s evaluation of relevant facts and circumstances as on the date of financial statements. The actual outcome may diverge from these estimates.

Estimates and assumptions are reviewed on a periodic basis. Revisions to accounting estimates are recognized in the period in which the estimates are revised and in any future periods affected.

(iv) Functional and presentation currency

Items included in the financial statements of the Company are measured using the currency of the primary economic environment in which the Company operates (i.e. the “functional currency”). The financial statements are presented in Indian Rupee, the national currency of India, which is the functional currency of the Company.

(v) Revenue recognition

Revenue is measured at the fair value of the consideration received or receivable. Revenue is reduced for estimated customer returns.

a) Sale of goods : Revenue from the sale of goods is recognised when the goods are delivered and titles have passed, at which time all the following conditions are satisfied:

- the Company has transferred to the buyer the significant risks and rewards of ownership of the goods which generally coincides when the goods are dispatched from factory/stock points/ or delivered to customers as per the terms of the contract;

- the Company retains neither continuing managerial involvement to the degree usually associated with ownership nor effective control over the goods sold;

- the amount of revenue can be measured reliably;

- it is probable that the economic benefits associated with the transaction will flow to the Company; and

- the costs incurred or to be incurred in respect of the transaction can be measured reliably.

Sale of goods that result in credits for customers, under the “Encircle” Scheme, which entitles customers to avail discounts on repeat purchases are accounted for as multiple element revenue transactions and the fair value of the consideration received or receivable is allocated between the goods supplied and the award credits granted.

The consideration allocated to the award credits is measured by reference to their fair value and the outstanding award credits are also remeasured at their fair value at each period end. Such consideration is not recognised as revenue at the time of the initial sale transaction but is deferred and recognised as revenue when the award credits are redeemed and the Company’s obligations have been fulfilled.

b) Service income : Service income is recognised on rendering of services.

c) Dividend and interest income: Dividend income from investments is recognised when the Company’s right to receive the payment has been established.

Interest income from a financial asset is recognised when it is probable that the economic benefits will flow to the Company and the amount of income can be measured reliably. Interest income is accrued on a time basis, by reference to the principal outstanding and at the effective interest rate applicable.

(vi) Leases

Leases are classified as finance leases whenever the terms of the lease transfer substantially all the risks and rewards of ownership to the lessee. All other leases are classified as operating leases.

Rental expense from operating leases is generally recognised on a straight-line basis over the term of the relevant lease. However, where the rentals are structured solely to increase in line with expected general inflation to compensate for the lessor’s expected inflationary cost increases, such increases are recognised in the year in which such benefits accrue. Contingent rentals, if any, arising under operating leases are recognised as an expense in the period in which they are incurred.

(vii) Foreign currencies

In preparing the financial statements of the Company, transactions in currencies other than the entity’s functional currency (foreign currencies) are recognized at the rates of exchange prevailing at the date of the transaction. At the end of each reporting period, monetary items denominated in foreign currencies are retranslated at the rates prevailing at that date. Nonmonetary items that are measured in terms of historical cost in a foreign currency are not retranslated.

Exchange differences on monetary items are recognised in the statement of profit and loss in the period in which they arise except for exchange differences on transactions designated as cash flow hedge.

(viii) Employee benefits

Short-term employee benefits

All short-term employee benefits such as salaries, wages, bonus, special awards and medical benefits which fall within 12 months of the period in which the employee renders related services which entitles them to avail such benefits and non-accumulating compensated absences are recognised on an undiscounted basis and charged to the statement of profit and loss.

Defined contribution plan

Company’s contributions to the Superannuation Fund which is managed by a Trust and Pension Fund administered by Regional Provident Fund Commissioner and Company’s contribution to National pension Scheme are charged as an expense based on the amount of contribution required to be made and when services are rendered by the employees.

Contribution to the Company’s Provident Fund Trust is made at predetermined rates and is charged as an expense based on the amount of contribution required to be made and when services are rendered by the employees.

Defined benefit plan

Contribution to the Company’s Gratuity Trust and liability towards pension of retired deceased managing director are provided using the projected unit credit method, with actuarial valuations being carried out at the end of each reporting period. Remeasurement, comprising actuarial gains and losses is reflected immediately in the balance sheet with charge or credit recognised in other comprehensive income in the period in which they occur. Remeasurement recognised in other comprehensive income is reflected in retained earnings and is not reclassified to the statement of profit and loss.

Compensated absences

Compensated absences which are not expected to occur within twelve months after the end of the period in which the employee renders the related services are recognised as an actuarially determined liability at the present value of the defined benefit obligation at the balance sheet date.

(ix) Taxation

Income tax expense is the sum of current tax and deferred tax.

a) Current tax: The current tax is based on taxable profit for the year. Taxable profit differs from ‘profit before tax’ as reported in the statement of profit and loss because of items of income or expense that are taxable or deductible in other years and items that are never taxable or deductible. The Company’s current tax is calculated using tax rates that have been enacted or substantively enacted by the end of the reporting period.

b) Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) paid in accordance with the tax laws, which gives future economic benefits in the form of adjustment to future income tax liability, is considered as an asset if there is convincing evidence that the Company will pay normal income tax. Accordingly, MAT is recognised as an asset in the Balance Sheet when it is highly probable that future economic benefit associated with it will flow to the Company.

c) Deferred tax: Deferred tax is recognized using the balance sheet approach. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are recognised on temporary differences between the carrying amounts of assets and liabilities in the financial statements and the corresponding tax bases used in the computation of taxable profit.

Deferred tax liabilities are generally recognised for all taxable temporary differences.

Deferred tax assets are generally recognised for all deductible temporary differences to the extent that it is probable that taxable profits will be available against which those deductible temporary differences can be utilised.

The carrying amount of deferred tax assets is reviewed at the end of each reporting period and reduced to the extent that it is no longer probable that sufficient taxable profits will be available to allow all or part of the asset to be utilised.

Deferred tax liabilities and assets are measured at the tax rates that are expected to apply in the period in which the liability is settled or the asset realised, based on tax rates (and tax laws) that have been enacted or substantively enacted by the end of the reporting period.

The measurement of deferred tax liabilities and assets reflects the tax consequences that would follow from the manner in which the Company expects, at the end of the reporting period, to recover or settle the carrying amount of its assets and liabilities.

(x) Property, Plant and Equipment

a) Recognition and measurement:

Land and buildings held for use in the production or supply of goods or services, or for administrative purposes, are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation and accumulated impairment losses. Freehold land is not depreciated.

Property, plant and equipment are carried at cost less accumulated depreciation and impairment losses, if any. The cost of property, plant and equipment comprises its purchase price/ acquisition cost, net of any trade discounts and rebates, any import duties and other taxes (other than those subsequently recoverable from the tax authorities), any directly attributable expenditure on making the asset ready for its intended use, other incidental expenses and interest on borrowings attributable to acquisition of qualifying property, plant and equipment up to the date the asset is ready for its intended use. Machinery spares which can be used only in connection with an item of Property, plant and equipment and whose use is expected to be irregular are capitalised and depreciated over the useful life of the principal item of the relevant assets. Subsequent expenditure on property, plant and equipment after its purchase / completion is capitalised only if such expenditure results in an increase in the future benefits from such asset beyond its previously assessed standard of performance.

The estimated useful life of the tangible assets and the useful life are reviewed at the end of the each financial year and the depreciation period is revised to reflect the changed pattern, if any.

An item of property, plant and equipment is derecognised upon disposal or when no future economic benefits are expected to arise from continued use of the asset. Any gain or loss arising on the disposal or retirement of an item of property, plant and equipment is determined as the difference between the sales proceeds and the carrying amount of the asset and is recognised in the statement of profit and loss.

Property, Plant and Equipment were carried in the balance sheet prepared under previous GAAP as at March 31, 2015. The Company has elected to regard such carrying amount as deemed cost at the date of transition i.e. April 01, 2015.

b) Depreciation

Depreciable amount for assets is the cost of an asset, or other substituted for cost, less its estimated residual value.

The company depreciates property, plant and equipment over the estimated useful life prescribed in Schedule II to the 2013 Act on a straight line basis from the date assets are ready for intended use, except in respect of the following categories of asset, in whose case the life of the assets has been assessed as under based on technical advice, taking into account the nature of the asset, the estimated usage of the asset, the operating conditions of the asset, past history of replacement, anticipated technology changes, manufacturers warranties and maintenance support, etc.:

Vehicles - 4 years

Furniture & fixtures - 5 years

When parts of an item of property, plant and equipment have different useful lives, they are accounted for as separate items (major components) of property, plant and equipment. Subsequent expenditure relating to property, plant and equipment is capitalised only when it is probable that future economic benefits associated with these will flow to the Company and the cost of the item can be measured reliably. Repairs and maintenance costs are recognised in the statement of profit and loss when incurred. The cost and related accumulated depreciation are eliminated from the financial statements upon sale or disposition of the asset and the resultant gains or losses are recognised in the statement of profit and loss.

(xi) Investment property

Investment properties are properties held to earn rentals and/or for capital appreciation. Investment properties are measured initially at cost, including transaction costs. Subsequent to initial recognition, investment properties are measured in accordance with Ind AS 16’s requirements for cost model.

An investment property is derecognised upon disposal or when the investment property is permanently withdrawn from use and no future economic benefits are expected from the disposal. Any gain or loss arising on derecognition of the property (calculated as the difference between the net disposal proceeds and the carrying amount of the asset) is included in profit or loss in the period in which the property is derecognised.

(xii) Intangible assets

Intangible assets are stated at cost less accumulated amortisation and impairment. Intangible assets are amortised over their respective estimated useful live’s on a straight line basis, from the date that they are available for use. The estimated useful life of an identifiable intangible assets is based on a number of factors including the effects of obsolescence, demand, competition and other economic factors (such as the stability of the industry and known technological advances) and the level of maintenance expenditures required to obtain the expected future cash flows from the asset.

The estimated useful lives of intangible assets are as follows:

Software - License period or 5 years, whichever is lower.

The estimated useful life of the intangible assets and the amortisation period are reviewed at the end of the each financial year and the amortisation period is revised to reflect the changed pattern, if any.

(xiii) Impairment of tangible and intangible assets

At the end of each reporting period, the Company reviews the carrying amounts of its tangible and intangible assets to determine whether there is any indication that those assets have suffered an impairment loss. If any such indication exists, the recoverable amount of the assets is estimated in order to determine the extent of the impairment loss (if any). When it is not possible to estimate the recoverable amount of an individual asset, the Company estimates the recoverable amount of the cash-generating unit to which the assets are also allocated to individual cash-generating units, or otherwise they are allocated to the smallest group of cash-generating units for which a reasonable and consistent allocation basis can be identified.

Recoverable amount is the higher of fair value less costs of disposal and value in use. In assessing value in use, the estimated future cash flows are discounted to their present value using a pre-tax discount rate that reflects current market assessments of the time value of money and the risks specific to the asset for which estimates of future cash flows have not been adjusted.

If the recoverable amount of an asset (or cash generating unit) is estimated to be less than its carrying amount, the carrying amount of the asset (or cash generating unit) is reduced to its recoverable amount.

An impairment loss is recognised immediately in the statement of profit and loss.

When an impairment loss subsequently reverses, the carrying amount of the asset (or cash generating unit) is increased to the revised estimate of its recoverable amount, but so that the increased carrying amount does not exceed the carrying amount that would have been determined had no impairment loss been recognised for the asset (or cash generating unit) in prior years. A reversal of impairment loss is recognised immediately in the statement of profit and loss.

(xiv) Inventories

Inventories [other than quantities of gold for which the price is yet to be determined with the suppliers (Unfixed gold)] are stated at the lower of cost and net realizable value. Cost is determined as follows:

a) Gold is valued on first-in-first-out basis.

b) Stores and spares, loose tools and raw materials are valued on a moving weighted average rate.

c) Work-in-progress and finished goods (other than gold) are valued on full absorption cost method based on the average cost of production.

d) Traded goods are valued on a moving weighted average rate/ cost of purchases.

Cost comprises all costs of purchase including duties and taxes (other than those subsequently recoverable by the Company), freight inwards and other expenditure directly attributable to acquisition. Work-in-progress and finished goods include appropriate proportion of overheads and, where applicable, excise duty.

Unfixed gold is valued at the gold prices prevailing on the period closing date.

Net realisable value represents the estimated selling price for inventories less estimated costs of completion and costs necessary to make the sale.

(xv) Provisions and contingencies

Provisions: A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made.

The amount recognised as a provision is the best estimate of the consideration required to settle the present obligation at the end of the reporting period, taking into account the risks and uncertainties surrounding the obligation. When a provision is measured using the cash flows estimated to settle the present obligation, its carrying amount in the present value of those cash flows (when the effect of time value of money is material).

Product warranty expenses: Product warranty costs are determined based on past experience and provided for in the year of sale.

Contingent liabilities: Contingent liabilities are not recognised but are disclosed in notes to accounts.

(xvi) Investment in subsidiaries, associate and joint venture

Investment in subsidiaries, associate and joint venture is measured at cost.

Under previous GAAP, investment in subsidiaries, joint venture and associate were stated at cost and provisions made to recognise the decline, other than temporary. Under Ind AS, the Company has elected to regard such carrying amount as at March 31, 2015 as deemed cost at the date of transition.

(xvii)Financial instruments

Financial assets and financial liabilities are recognised when the Company becomes a party to the contractual provisions of the instruments.

Financial assets and liabilities are initially recognised at fair value. Transaction costs that are directly attributable to financial assets and liabilities [other than financial assets and liabilities measured at fair value through profit and loss (FVTPL)] are added to or deducted from the fair value of the financial assets or liabilities, as appropriate on initial recognition. Transaction costs directly attributable to acquisition of financial assets or liabilities measured at FVTPL are recognised immediately in the statement of profit and loss.

a) Non-derivative Financial assets:

All regular way purchases or sales of financial assets are recognised and derecognised on a trade date basis. Regular way purchases or sales are purchases or sales of financial assets that require delivery of assets within the time frame established by regulation or convention in market place.

All recognised financial assets are subsequently measured in their entirety at either amortised cost or fair value, depending on the classification of financial assets.

Classification of financial assets

i) Financial assets at amortised cost

A financial asset is measured at amortised cost if both of the following conditions are met:

a) the financial asset is held within a business model whose objective is to hold financial assets in order to collect contractual cash flows and

b) the contractual terms of the financial asset give rise on specified dates to cash flows that are solely payments of principal and interest (SPPI) on the principal amount outstanding.

Effective interest method:

The effective interest method is a method of calculating the amortised cost of a debt instrument and of allocating interest income over the relevant period. The effective interest rate that exactly discounts estimated future cash receipts through the expected life of the debt instrument, or, where appropriate, a shorter period, to the net carrying amount on initial recognition.

Income is recognised on an effective interest basis for debt instruments other than those financial assets. Interest income is recognised in profit or loss and is included in the “ Other income” line item.

ii) Investments in equity instruments at Fair Value Through Other Comprehensive Income (FVTOCI)

On initial recognition, the Company can make an irrevocable election (on an instrument-by-instrument basis) to present the subsequent changes in fair value in other comprehensive income pertaining to investments in equity instruments. This election is not permitted if the equity investment is held for trading. These elected investments are initially measured at fair value plus transaction costs. Subsequently, they are measured at fair value with gains and losses arising from changes in fair value recognised in other comprehensive income and accumulated in the ‘Reserve for equity instruments through other comprehensive income’. The cumulative gain or loss is not reclassified to the statement of profit and loss on disposal of the investment.

A financial asset is held for trading if:

- it has been acquired principally for the purpose of selling it in the near term; or

- on initial recognition it is part of a portfolio of identified financial instruments that the Company manages together and has a recent actual pattern of short-term profit-taking; or

- it is a derivative that is not designated and effective as a hedging instrument or a financial guarantee.

Currently, the Company does not have any investments in equity instruments which are held for trading and therefore none of the instruments are designated FVTOCI.

iii) Investments in equity instruments at FVTPL

Investments in equity instruments are classified as at FVTPL, unless the Company irrevocably elects on initial recognition to present subsequent changes in fair value in other comprehensive income for investments in equity instruments which are not held for trading.

A financial asset that meets the amortised cost criteria may be designated as at FVTPL upon initial recognition if such designation eliminates or significantly reduces a measurement or recognition inconsistency that would arise from measuring assets or liabilities or recognising the gains and losses on them on different bases.

Financial assets at FVTPL are measured at fair value at the end of each reporting period, with any gains or losses arising on remeasurement recognised in statement of profit and loss. The net gain or loss recognised in the statement of profit and loss incorporates any dividend or interest earned on the financial asset and is included in the ‘Other income’ line item. Dividend on financial assets at FVTPL is recognised when the Company’s right to receive the dividends is established, it is probable that the economic benefits associated with the dividend will flow to the entity, the dividend does not represent a recovery of part of cost of the investment and the amount of dividend can be measured reliably.

b) Impairment of financial assets

The Company recognizes loss allowances using the expected credit loss (ECL) model for the financial assets which are not fair valued through profit or loss. Loss allowance for trade receivables with no significant financing component is measured at an amount equal to life time ECL. For all other financial assets, expected credit losses are measured at an amount equal to the 12-month ECL, unless there has been a significant increase in credit risk from initial recognition in which case those are measured at lifetime ECL. The amount of expected credit losses (or reversal) that is required to adjust the loss allowance at the reporting date to the amount that is required to be recognised is recognized as an impairment gain or loss in the statement of profit and loss.

c) Derecognition of financial assets

A financial asset is derecognised only when

- The Company has transferred the rights to receive cash flows from the financial asset or

- retains the contractual rights to receive the cash flows of the financial asset, but assumes a contractual obligation to pay the cash flows to one or more recipients.

When the entity has transferred an asset, the Company evaluates whether it has transferred substantially all risks and rewards of ownership of the financial asset. In such cases, the financial asset is derecognised. Whether the entity has not transferred substantially all risks and rewards of ownership of the financial asset, the financial asset is not derecognised.

Where the entity has neither transferred a financial asset nor retains substantially all risks and rewards of ownership of the financial asset, the financial asset is derecognised if the Company has not retained control of the financial asset. When the

Company retains control of the financial asset, the asset is continued to be recognised to the extent of continuing involvement in the financial asset.

For the purpose of transition to Ind AS, the Company has applied derecognition requirements of financial assets and financial liabilities prospectively for transactions occurring on or after the transition date.

d) Foreign exchange gains and losses

The fair value of financial assets denominated in a foreign currency is determined in that foreign currency and translated at the spot rate at the end of each reporting period.

- For foreign currency denominated financial assets measured at amortised cost and FVTPL, the exchange differences are recognised in statement of profit and loss except for those which are designated as hedging instruments in a hedging relationship.

- For the purposes of recognising foreign exchange gains and losses, FVTOCI debt instruments are treated as financial assets measured at amortised cost. Thus, the exchange differences on the amortised cost are recognised in the statement of profit and loss and other changes in the fair value of FVTOCI financial assets are recognised in other comprehensive income.

Financial liabilities

a) Equity instruments

An equity instrument is any contract that evidences a residual interest in the assets of an entity after deducting all of its liabilities. Equity instruments issued by a group entity are recognised at the proceeds received, net of direct issue costs.

b) Financial liabilities

All financial liabilities are subsequently measured at amortised cost using the effective interest method or at FVTPL.

However, financial liabilities that arise when a transfer of a financial asset does not qualify for derecognition or when the continuing involvement approach applies, financial guarantee contracts issued by the Company, and commitments issued by the Company to provide a loan at below-market interest rate are measured in accordance with the specific accounting policies set out below.

Financial liabilities at FVTPL

Financial liabilities at FVTPL are stated at fair value, with any gains or losses arising on remeasurment recognised in statement of profit and loss. The net gain or loss recognised in statement of profit and loss incorporates any interest paid on the financial liability and is included in the ‘Other income/Other expenses’ line item.

Financial liabilities subsequently measured at amortised cost

Financial liabilities that are not held-for-trading and are not designated as at FVTPL are measured at amortised cost at the end of subsequent accounting periods. The carrying amounts of financial liabilities that are subsequently measured at amortised cost are determined based on the effective interest method.

The effective interest method is a method of calculating the amortised cost of a financial liability and of allocating interest expense over the relevant period. The effective interest rate is the rate that exactly discounts estimated future cash payments through the expected life of the financial liability, or (where appropriate) a shorter period, to the net carrying amount on initial recognition.

Foreign exchange gains and losses

For financial liabilities that are denominated in a foreign currency and are measured at amortised cost at the end of each reporting period, the foreign exchange gains and losses are determined based on the amortised cost of the instruments and are recognised in the statement of profit and loss.

The fair value of financial liabilities denominated in a foreign currency is determined in that foreign currency and translated at the spot rate at the end of the reporting period. For financial liabilities that are measured as at FVTPL, the foreign exchange component forms part of the fair value gains or losses and is recognised in the statement of profit and loss.

Derecognition of financial liabilities

The Company derecognises financial liabilities when, and only when, the Company’s obligations are discharged, cancelled or have expired.

An exchange between with a lender of debt instruments with substantially different terms is accounted for as an extinguishment of the original financial liability and the recognition of a new financial liability.

For the purpose of transition to Ind AS, the Company has applied derecognition requirements of financial assets and financial liabilities prospectively for transactions occurring on or after the transition date.

(xviii) Derivative financial instruments

a) Derivative instruments not designated as Cash flow hedges:

The Company enters into a variety of derivative financial instruments to manage its exposure to foreign exchange rate risks, including foreign exchange forward contracts, future contracts and Options.

Derivatives are initially recognised at fair value at the date the derivative contracts are entered into and are subsequently remeasured to their fair value at the end of each reporting period. The resulting gain or loss is recognised in statement of profit and loss immediately unless the derivative is designated and effective as a hedging instrument, in which event the timing of the recognition in profit or loss depends on the nature of the hedging relationship and the nature of the hedged item.

b) Cash flow hedges

The Company uses derivative financial instruments to manage risks associated with gold price fluctuations relating to certain highly probable forecasted transactions, foreign currency fluctuations relating to certain firm commitments. The Company has designated derivative financial instruments taken for gold price fluctuations as ‘cash flow’ hedges relating to highly probable forecasted transactions.

The use of derivative financial instruments is governed by the Company’s policies approved by the Board of Directors, which provide written principles on the use of such instruments consistent with the Company’s risk management strategy.

Hedging instruments are initially measured at fair value, and are re-measured at subsequent reporting dates. Changes in the fair value of these derivatives that are designated and effective as hedges of future cash flows are recognised in other comprehensive income and accumulated under the heading hedging reserve and the ineffective portion is recognised immediately in the statement of profit and loss.

Hedge accounting is discontinued when the hedging instrument expires or is sold, terminated, or exercised, or no longer qualifies for hedge accounting. For forecasted transactions, any cumulative gain or loss on the hedging instrument recognized in hedging reserve is retained until the forecast transaction occurs upon which it is recognized in the statement of profit and loss. If a hedged transaction is no longer expected to occur, the net cumulative gain or loss accumulated in hedging reserve is recognized immediately to the statement of profit and loss.

The Company has designated derivative financial instruments taken for gold price fluctuations as ‘cash flow’ hedges relating to highly probable forecasted transactions under the previous GAAP. On the transition date to Ind AS, the Company had assessed that all the designated hedging relationship qualifies for hedge accounting under Ind AS 109. Consequently, the Company continues to apply hedge accounting on and after the date of transition date to Ind AS.

(xix) Segment reporting

Operating segments are reported in the manner consistent with the internal reporting to the chief operating decision maker (CODM).

The Company’s primary segments consist of Watch, Jewellery, Eyewear and Others, where ‘Others’ include Fragrances, Sarees and Accessories. Secondary information is reported geographically.

Segment assets and liabilities include all operating assets and liabilities. Segment results include all related income and expenditure. Corporate (unallocated) represents other income and expenses which relate to the Company as a whole and are not allocated to segments.


Mar 31, 2016

I. Basis of accounting and preparation of financial statements: The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act 2013 ("the 2013 Act") / Companies Act 1956 ("the 1956 Act"), as applicable. The financial statements have been prepared on accrual basis under the historical cost convention. The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those followed in the previous year.

ii. Use of estimates: The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amount of assets and liabilities, revenues and expenses and disclosure of contingent liabilities. Such estimates and assumptions are based on management''s evaluation of relevant facts and circumstances as on the date of financial statements. The actual outcome may diverge from these estimates.

iii. Revenue recognition: Revenue from sale of goods is recognised when the substantial risks and rewards of ownership are transferred to the buyer which generally coincides when the goods are dispatched from the factory/ stock points / or delivered to customers as per the terms of the contract. Service revenue is recognised on rendering services.

Interest income is recognised on a time proportion basis, taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

Dividend income is recognised when the Company''s right to receive the payment is established.

iv Fixed assets (tangible / intangible): Fixed assets are carried at cost less accumulated depreciation / amortisation and impairment losses, if any. The cost of fixed assets comprises its purchase price/ acquisition cost, net of any trade discounts and rebates, any import duties and other taxes (other than those subsequently recoverable from the tax authorities), any directly attributable expenditure on making the asset ready for its intended use, other incidental expenses and interest on borrowings attributable to acquisition of qualifying fixed assets up to the date the asset is ready for its intended use. Machinery spares which can be used only in connection with an item of fixed asset and whose use is expected to be irregular are capitalised and depreciated over the useful life of the principal item of the relevant assets. Subsequent expenditure on fixed assets after its purchase / completion is capitalised only if such expenditure results in an increase in the future benefits from such asset beyond its previously assessed standard of performance.

Capital work-in-progress: Projects under which fixed assets are not yet ready for their intended use are carried at cost, comprising direct cost, related incidental expenses and attributable interest.

v. Depreciation and amortization: Depreciable amount for assets is the cost of an asset, or other amount substituted for cost, less its estimated residual value.

Depreciation on tangible fixed assets has been provided on the straight-line method as per the useful life prescribed in Schedule II to the 2013 Act except in respect of the following categories of assets, in whose case the life of the assets has been assessed as under based on technical advice, taking into account the nature of the asset, the estimated usage of the asset, the operating conditions of the asset, past history of replacement, anticipated technological changes, manufacturers warranties and maintenance support, etc.:

Vehicles - 4 years

Furniture & Fixtures - 5 years

Intangible assets are amortised over their estimated useful life on straight line method as follows:

Trademarks - 10 years

Software - License period or 5 years, whichever is lower.

The estimated useful life of the intangible assets and the amortisation period are reviewed at the end of each financial year and the amortisation period is revised to reflect the changed pattern, if any.

vi. Foreign currency transactions: Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction.

Foreign exchange rate fluctuations relating to monetary assets and liabilities are restated at year end rates or forward cover rates, as applicable. The net loss or gain arising on restatement/ settlement is adjusted to the statement of profit and loss.

In respect of forward exchange contracts, the premium or discount arising at the inception of such a forward exchange contract is amortized as expense or income over the life of the contract. Exchange differences on such contracts are recognised in the statement of profit and loss of the reporting period in which the exchange rates change.

vii. Derivative accounting: The Company uses derivative financial instruments to manage risks associated with gold price fluctuations relating to certain highly probable forecasted transactions, foreign currency fluctuations relating to certain firm commitments. The Company applies the hedge accounting principles set out in Accounting Standard (AS) 30 - Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement and has designated derivative financial instruments taken for gold price fluctuations as ''cash flow'' hedges relating to highly probable forecasted transactions.

The use of derivative financial instruments is governed by the Company''s policies approved by the Board of Directors, which provide written principles on the use of such instruments consistent with the Company''s risk management strategy.

Hedging instruments are initially measured at fair value, and are re-measured at subsequent reporting dates. Changes in the fair value of these derivatives that are designated and effective as hedges of future cash flows are recognised directly in hedging reserve and the ineffective portion is recognised immediately in the statement of profit and loss.

Hedge accounting is discontinued when the hedging instrument expires or is sold, terminated, or exercised, or no longer qualifies for hedge accounting. For forecasted transactions, any cumulative gain or loss on the hedging instrument recognized in hedging reserve is retained until the forecast transaction occurs upon which it is recognized in the statement of profit and loss. If a hedged transaction is no longer expected to occur, the net cumulative gain or loss accumulated in hedging reserve is recognized immediately to the statement of profit and loss.

Changes in the fair value of derivative financial instruments that have not been designated as hedging instruments are recognised in the statement of profit and loss as they arise.

viii. Long-term investments are carried individually at cost less provision for diminution, other than temporary, in the value of such investments. Current investments are carried individually, at the lower of cost and fair value. Cost of investments include acquisition charges such as brokerage, fees and duties.

ix. Inventories: Inventories [other than quantities of gold for which the price is yet to be determined with the suppliers (Unfixed gold)] are stated at the lower of cost and net realizable value. Cost is determined as follows:

a) Gold is valued on first-in-first-out basis.

b) Stores and spares, loose tools and raw materials are valued on a moving weighted average rate.

c) Work-in-progress and finished goods (other than gold) are valued on full absorption cost method based on the average cost of production.

d) Traded goods are valued on a moving weighted average rate/ cost of purchases.

Cost comprises all costs of purchase including duties and taxes (other than those subsequently recoverable by the Company), freight inwards and other expenditure directly attributable to acquisition. Work-in-progress and finished goods include appropriate proportion of overheads and, where applicable, excise duty.

Unfixed gold is valued at the gold prices prevailing on the period closing date.

x. Product warranty expenses: Product warranty costs are determined based on past experience and provided for in the year of sale.

xi. Employee benefits:

Short-term employee benefits

All short-term employee benefits such as salaries, wages, bonus, special awards and medical benefits which fall due within 12 months of the period in which the employee renders the related services which entitles him to avail such benefits and non-accumulating compensated absences are recognised on an undiscounted basis and charged to the statement of profit and loss.

Defined contribution plan

Company''s contributions to the Superannuation Fund which is managed by a Trust and Pension Fund administered by Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, are charged as an expense based on the amount of contribution required to be made and when services are rendered by the employees.

Contribution to the Company''s Provident Fund Trust is made at predetermined rates and is charged as an expense based on the amount of contribution required to be made and when services are rendered by the employees.

Defined benefit plan

Contribution to the Company''s Gratuity Trust, liability towards pension of retired managing director and provision towards compensated absences are provided on the basis of an actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method and are debited to the statement of profit and loss on an accrual basis. Actuarial gains and losses arising during the year are recognised in the statement of profit and loss.

xii. Taxes on Income: Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the applicable tax rates and the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and other applicable tax laws.

Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) paid in accordance with the tax laws, which gives future economic benefits in the form of adjustment to future income tax liability, is considered as an asset if there is convincing evidence that the Company will pay normal income tax. Accordingly, MAT is recognised as an asset in the Balance Sheet when it is highly probable that future economic benefit associated with it will flow to the Company.

Deferred tax is recognised on timing differences, being the differences between the taxable income and the accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred tax is measured using the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantively enacted as at the reporting date. Deferred tax liabilities are recognised for all timing differences. Deferred tax assets are recognised for timing differences of items other than unabsorbed depreciation and carry forward losses only to the extent that reasonable certainty exists that sufficient future taxable income will be available against which these can be realised. However, if there are unabsorbed depreciation and carry forward of losses and items relating to capital losses, deferred tax assets are recognised only if there is virtual certainty supported by convincing evidence that there will be sufficient future taxable income available to realise the assets. Deferred tax assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date for their realisability.

Current and deferred tax relating to items directly recognised in reserves are recognised in reserves and not in the statement of profit and loss.

xiii. Segment accounting: Segments are identified based on the types of products and the internal organisation and management structure. The Company has identified business segment as its primary reporting segment with secondary information reported geographically.

The Company''s primary segments consist of Watch, Jewellery, Eyewear and Others, where ''Others'' include Precision Engineering, Machine Building, Clocks, and Accessories.

Segment assets and liabilities include all operating assets and liabilities. Segment results include all related income and expenditure. Corporate (unallocated) represents other income and expenses which relate to the company as a whole and are not allocated to segments.

xiv. Impairment of assets: Consideration is given at each Balance Sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of the assets / cash generating units. If any indication exists, an impairment loss is recognized when the carrying amount exceeds the greater of net selling price and value in use.

xv. Provisions and Contingencies: A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions are not discounted to present value and are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates. Contingent Liabilities are not recognised but are disclosed in the notes.


Mar 31, 2015

I. Basis of accounting and preparation of financial statements: The financial statements of the Company have been prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in India (Indian GAAP) to comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013, read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 and the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 ("the 2013 Act") / Companies Act, 1956 ("the 1956 Act"), as applicable. The financial statements have been prepared on accrual basis under the historical cost convention. The accounting policies adopted in the preparation of the financial statements are consistent with those followed in the previous year.

ii. Use of estimates: The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with Indian GAAP requires the management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amount of assets and liabilities, revenues and expenses and disclosure of contingent liabilities. Such estimates and assumptions are based on management''s evaluation of relevant facts and circumstances as on the date of financial statements. The actual outcome may diverge from these estimates.

iii. Revenue recognition: Revenue from sale of goods is recognised when the substantial risks and rewards of ownership are transferred to the buyer which generally coincides when the goods are dispatched from the factory/stock points/or delivered to customers as per the terms of the contract. Service revenue is recognised on rendering services.

Interest income is recognised on a time proportion basis, taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

Dividend income is recognised when the Company''s right to receive the payment is established.

iv Tangible fixed assets: All fixed assets are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes purchase price and all other attributable costs of bringing the assets to working condition for intended use.

Capital work-in-progress comprises the cost of fixed assets that are not ready for their intended use at the balance sheet date.

v. Depreciation: Depreciable amount for assets is the cost of an asset, or other amount substituted for cost, less its estimated residual value.

Depreciation on tangible fixed assets has been provided on the straight-line method as per the useful life prescribed in Schedule II to the 2013 Act except in respect of the following categories of assets, in whose case the life of the assets has been assessed as under based on technical advice, taking into account the nature of the asset, the estimated usage of the asset, the operating conditions of the asset, past history of replacement, anticipated technological changes, manufacturers warranties and maintenance support, etc.:

Vehicles - 4 years

Furniture & Fixtures - 5 years

vi. Intangible assets and amortisation: Trademarks are capitalised at acquisition cost including directly attributable cost and are amortised over a period of 120 months from the month of acquisition. The expected pattern of economic benefits from the use of trademarks is reviewed periodically and additional amortisation, if required, is provided.

vii. Foreign currency transactions: Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction.

Foreign exchange rate fluctuations relating to monetary assets and liabilities are restated at year end rates or forward cover rates, as applicable. The net loss or gain arising on restatement/ settlement is adjusted to the statement of profit and loss.

In respect of forward exchange contracts, the premium or discount arising at the inception of such a forward exchange contract is amortized as expense or income over the life of the contract. Exchange differences on such contracts are recognised in the statement of profit and loss of the reporting period in which the exchange rates change.

viii. Derivative accounting: The Company uses derivative financial instruments to manage risks associated with gold price fluctuations relating to certain highly probable forecasted transactions, foreign currency fluctuations relating to certain firm commitments and foreign currency and interest rate exposures relating to foreign currency loan. The Company applies the hedge accounting principles set out in Accounting Standard (AS) 30 - Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement and has designated derivative financial instruments taken for gold price fluctuations as ''cash flow'' hedges relating to highly probable forecasted transactions.

The use of derivative financial instruments is governed by the Company''s policies approved by the Board of Directors, which provide written principles on the use of such instruments consistent with the Company''s risk management strategy.

Hedging instruments are initially measured at fair value, and are re-measured at subsequent reporting dates. Changes in the fair value of these derivatives that are designated and effective as hedges of future cash flows are recognised directly in hedging reserve and the ineffective portion is recognised immediately in the statement of profit and loss.

Hedge accounting is discontinued when the hedging instrument expires or is sold, terminated, or exercised, or no longer qualifies for hedge accounting. For forecasted transactions, any cumulative gain or loss on the hedging instrument recognized in hedging reserve is retained until the forecast transaction occurs upon which it is recognized in the statement of profit and loss. If a hedged transaction is no longer expected to occur, the net cumulative gain or loss accumulated in hedging reserve is recognized immediately to the statement of profit and loss.

Changes in the fair value of derivative financial instruments that have not been designated as hedging instruments are recognised in the statement of profit and loss as they arise.

ix. Investments: All long term investments are valued at cost. Provision for diminution in value is made to recognise any decline, other than temporary, in the value of investments.

x. Inventories: Inventories [other than quantities of gold for which the price is yet to be determined with the suppliers (Unfixed Gold)] are stated at the lower of cost and net realizable value. Cost is determined as follows:

a) Gold is valued on first-in-first-out basis.

b) Stores and spares, loose tools and raw materials are valued on a moving weighted average rate.

c) Work-in-progress and finished goods are valued on full absorption cost method based on the average cost of production.

d) Traded goods are valued on a moving weighted average rate/cost of purchases.

Cost comprises all costs of purchase including duties and taxes (other than those subsequently recoverable by the Company), freight inwards and other expenditure directly attributable to acquisition. Work-in-progress and finished goods include appropriate proportion of overheads and, where applicable, excise duty.

Unfixed gold is valued at the gold prices prevailing on the period closing date.

xi. Product warranty expenses: Product warranty costs are determined based on past experience and provided for in the year of sale.

xii. Employee benefits:

Short-term employee benefits

All short-term employee benefits such as salaries, wages, bonus, special awards and medical benefits which fall due within 12 months of the period in which the employee renders the related services which entitles him to avail such benefits and non- accumulating compensated absences are recognised on an undiscounted basis and charged to the statement of profit and loss.

Defined contribution plan

Company''s contributions to the Superannuation Fund which is managed by a Trust and Pension Fund administered by Regional Provident Fund Commissioner, are charged as an expense based on the amount of contribution required to be made and when services are rendered by the employees.

Contribution to the Company''s Provident Fund Trust is made at predetermined rates and is charged as an expense based on the amount of contribution required to be made and when services are rendered by the employees.

Defined benefit plan

Contribution to the Company''s Gratuity Trust, liability towards pension of retired managing director and provision towards compensated absences are provided on the basis of an actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method and are debited to the statement of profit and loss on an accrual basis. Actuarial gains and losses arising during the year are recognised in the statement of profit and loss.

xiii. Taxes on Income: Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the applicable tax rates and the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and other applicable tax laws.

Deferred tax is recognised on timing differences, being the differences between the taxable income and the accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods. Deferred tax is measured using the tax rates and the tax laws enacted or substantively enacted as at the reporting date. Deferred tax liabilities are recognised for all timing differences. Deferred tax assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date for their realisability.

Current and deferred tax relating to items directly recognised in reserves are recognised in reserves and not in the statement of profit and loss.

xiv. Segment accounting: Segments are identified based on the types of products and the internal organisation and management structure. The Company has identified business segment as its primary reporting segment with secondary information reported geographically.

The Company''s primary segments consist of Watch, Jewellery and Others, where ''Others'' include Eye wear, Precision Engineering, Machine Building, Clocks, and Accessories.

Segment assets and liabilities include all operating assets and liabilities. Segment results include all related income and expenditure. Corporate (unallocated) represents other income and expenses which relate to the company as a whole and are not allocated to segments.

xv. Impairment of assets: Consideration is given at each Balance Sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of the assets/ cash generating units. If any indication exists, an impairment loss is recognized when the carrying amount exceeds the greater of net selling price and value in use.

xvi. Provisions and Contingencies: A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions are not discounted to present value and are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates. Contingent Liabilities are not recognised but are disclosed in the notes.

Contingent Assets are neither recognised nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2012

The financial statements have been prepared on an accrual basis under the historical cost convention in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India and materially comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards notified by the Central Government of India under The Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 (as amended), and by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act,1956.

The revised Schedule VI notified under the Companies Act, 1956, for preparation and presentation of financial statements has become applicable to the Company for the year ended March 31, 2012. The adoption of revised Schedule VI does not impact the recognition and measurement principles followed for preparation of financial statements. However, it has significant impact on the presentation and disclosure of the financial statements. The Company has also reclassified the prior year figures in accordance with the requirements applicable for the current year.

i. Use of estimates: The preparation of the financial statements in conformity with the generally accepted accounting principles requires the management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amount of assets and liabilities, revenues and expenses and disclosure of contingent liabilities. Such estimates and assumptions are based on management's evaluation of relevant facts and circumstances as on the date of financial statements. The actual outcome may diverge from these estimates.

ii. Revenue recognition: Revenue from sale of goods is recognised when the substantial risks and rewards of ownership are transferred to the buyer which generally coincides when the goods are dispatched from the factory/ stock points / or delivered to customers as per the terms of the contract. Service revenue is recognised on rendering services.

Interest income is recognised on a time proportion basis, taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

Dividend income is recognised when the Company's right to receive the payment is established.

iii. Tangible fixed assets: All fixed assets are stated at cost less accumulated depreciation. Cost includes purchase price and all other attributable costs of bringing the assets to working condition for intended use.

Capital work-in-progress comprises the cost of fixed assets that are not ready for their intended use at the balance sheet date.

v. Intangible assets and amortisation: Trademarks are capitalised at acquisition cost including directly attributable cost and are amortised over a period of 120 months from the month of acquisition. The expected pattern of economic benefits from the use of trademarks is reviewed periodically and additional amortisation, if required, is provided.

vi. Foreign currency transactions: Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction. Foreign exchange rate fluctuations relating to monetary assets and liabilities (including those relating to integral foreign operations) are restated at year end rates or forward cover rates, as applicable. The net loss or gain arising on restatement/ settlement is adjusted to the statement of profit and loss.

In respect of forward exchange contracts, the premium or discount arising at the inception of such a forward exchange contract is amortized as expense or income over the life of the contract. Exchange differences on such contracts are recognised in the statement of profit and loss of the reporting period in which the exchange rates change.

vii. Derivative Accounting: The Company uses derivative financial instruments to manage risks associated with gold price fluctuations relating to certain highly probable forecasted transactions, foreign currency fluctuations relating to certain firm commitments and foreign currency and interest rate exposures relating to foreign currency loan. The Company applies the hedge accounting principles set out in Accounting Standard (AS) 30 - Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement and has designated derivative financial instruments taken for gold price fluctuations as 'cash flow' hedges relating to highly probable forecasted transactions. All such derivative financial instruments are supported by an underlying transaction and are not for trading or speculative purposes.

The use of derivative financial instruments is governed by the Company's policies approved by the board of directors, which provide written principles on the use of such instruments consistent with the Company's risk management strategy.

Hedging instruments are initially measured at fair value, and are remeasured at subsequent reporting dates. Changes in the fair value of these derivatives that are designated and effective as hedges of future cash flows are recognised directly in hedging reserve and the ineffective portion is recognised immediately in the statement of profit and loss.

Hedge accounting is discontinued when the hedging instrument expires or is sold, terminated, or exercised, or no longer qualifies for hedge accounting. For forecasted transactions, any cumulative gain or loss on the hedging instrument recognized in hedging reserve is retained until the forecast transaction occurs upon which it is recognized in the statement of profit and loss. If a hedged transaction is no longer expected to occur, the net cumulative gain or loss accumulated in hedging reserve is recognized immediately to the statement of profit and loss.

Changes in the fair value of derivative financial instruments that have not been designated as hedging instruments are recognised in the statement of profit and loss as they arise.

viii. Investments: All long term investments are valued at cost. Provision for diminution in value is made to recognise any decline, other than temporary, in the value of investments.

ix. Transfer to debenture redemption reserve is made pro-rata over the life of the debentures in terms of the requirements of the Companies Act, 1956.

x. Inventories: Inventories are valued at lower of cost and net realisable value. The cost of various categories of inventory is determined as follows:

a) Gold is valued on first-in-first-out basis.

b) Consumable stores, loose tools, raw materials and components are valued on a moving weighted average rate.

c) Work-in-progress and manufactured goods are valued on full absorption cost method based on the average cost of production.

d) Traded goods are valued on a moving weighted average rate/ cost of purchases.

xi. Product warranty expenses: Product warranty costs are determined based on past experience and provided for in the year of sale.

xii. Employee Benefits:

Short term employee benefits

All short term employee benefits such as salaries, wages, bonus, special awards, medical benefits which fall due within 12 months of the period in which the employee renders the related services which entitles him to avail such benefits and non-accumulating compensated absences are recognised on an undiscounted basis and charged to the statement of profit and loss.

Defined Contribution plan

Company's contributions to the Superannuation Fund which is managed by a Trust and Pension Fund administered by Regional Provident

Fund Commissioner are debited to the statement of profit and loss on an accrual basis.

Contribution to the Company's Provident Fund Trust is made at predetermined rates and debited to the statement of profit and loss on an accrual basis.

Defined Benefit Plan

Contribution to the Company's Gratuity Trust, liability towards pension of retired managing director and provision towards leave salary benefit is provided on the basis of an actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method and is debited to the statement of profit and loss on an accrual basis. Actuarial gains and losses arising during the year are recognised in the statement of profit and loss.

xiii. Taxes on Income: Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognised on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

xiv. Segment accounting: Segments are identified based on the types of products and the internal organisation and management structure. The Company has identified business segment as its primary reporting segment with secondary information reported geographically.

The Company's primary segments consist of Watch, Jewellery and Others, where 'Others' include Eye wear, Precision Engineering, Machine Building, Clocks, and Accessories.

Segment assets and liabilities include all operating assets and liabilities. Segment results include all related income and expenditure. Corporate (unallocated) represents other income and expenses which relate to the enterprise as a whole and are not allocated to segments.

xv. Impairment of assets: Consideration is given at each Balance Sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of the assets/ cash generating units. If any indication exists, an impairment loss is recognized when the carrying amount exceeds the greater of net selling price and value in use.

xvi. Provisions and Contingencies: A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions are not discounted to present value and are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates. Contingent Liabilities are not recognised but are disclosed in the notes.

Contingent Assets are neither recognised nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2011

The financial statements have been prepared on an accrual basis under the historical cost convention in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India and materially comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards notifi ed by the Central Government of India under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956:

i. Revenue recognition: Revenue from sale of goods is recognised when the goods are despatched from the factory/stock points or delivered to customers as per the terms of the contract.

Interest income is recognised on a time proportion basis, taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

Dividend income is recognised when the Company's right to receive the payment is established.

ii. Fixed Assets: Fixed assets are capitalised at acquisition cost including directly attributable cost.

iii. Depreciation: Depreciation has been provided on the straight line method in accordance with the Companies Act, 1956, except for the following:

Computers - @ 25% instead of 16.21%

Vehicles - @ 25% instead of 9.50%

Furniture & Fixtures - @ 20% instead of 6.33%

iv. Amortisation: Trade marks are amortised over a period of 120 months from the month of acquisition. The expected pattern of economic benefi ts from the use of trademarks is reviewed periodically and additional amortisation, if required, is provided.

v. Foreign currency transactions: Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction.

Foreign exchange rate fluctuations relating to monetary assets and liabilities (including those relating to integral foreign operations) are restated at year end rates or forward cover rates, as applicable. The net loss or gain arising on restatement/ settlement is adjusted to the Profit and Loss Account.

In respect of forward exchange contracts, the premium or discount arising at the inception of such a forward exchange contract is amortized as expense or income over the life of the contract. Exchange differences on such contracts are recognised in the Profit and Loss Account of the reporting period in which the exchange rates change.

vi. Derivative Accounting: The Company uses derivative financial instruments to manage risks associated with gold price fluctuations relating to certain highly probable forecasted transactions, foreign currency fl uctuations relating to certain firm commitments and foreign currency and interest rate exposures relating to foreign currency loan. The Company applies the hedge accounting principles set out in Accounting Standard (AS) 30 – Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement and has designated derivative financial instruments taken for gold price fluctuations as ‘cash flow' hedges relating to highly probable forecasted transactions. All such derivative financial instruments are supported by an underlying transaction and are not for trading or speculative purposes.

The use of derivative financial instruments is governed by the Company's policies approved by the board of directors, which provide written principles on the use of such instruments consistent with the Company's risk management strategy.

Hedging instruments are initially measured at fair value, and are remeasured at subsequent reporting dates. Changes in the fair value of these derivatives that are designated and effective as hedges of future cash fl ows are recognised directly in hedging reserve and the ineffective portion is recognised immediately in the Profit and Loss Account.

Hedge accounting is discontinued when the hedging instrument expires or is sold, terminated, or exercised, or no longer qualifi es for hedge accounting. For forecasted transactions, any cumulative gain or loss on the hedging instrument recognized in hedging reserve is retained until the forecast transaction occurs upon which it is recognized in Profit and Loss Account. If a hedged transaction is no longer expected to occur, the net cumulative gain or loss accumulated in hedging reserve is recognized immediately to the Profit and Loss Account.

Changes in the fair value of derivative financial instruments that have not been designated as hedging instruments are recognised in the Profit and Loss Account as they arise.

vii. Investments: All long term investments are valued at cost. However, provision for diminution in value is made to recognise a decline, other than temporary, in the value of investments.

viii. Transfer to debenture redemption reserve is made pro-rata over the life of the debentures in terms of the requirements of the Companies Act, 1956.

ix. Inventories: Inventories are valued at lower of cost and net realisable value. The cost of various categories of inventory is determined as follows:

a) Gold is valued on First-in-first-out basis.

b) Consumable stores, loose tools, raw materials and components are valued on a moving weighted average rate.

c) Work-in-progress and manufactured goods are valued on full absorption cost method based on the average cost of production.

d) Traded goods are valued on a moving weighted average rate/ cost of purchases.

x. Product warranty expenses: Product warranty costs are determined based on past experience and provided for in the year of sale.

xi. Employee Benefits:

Short term employee benefits

All short term employee benefits such as salaries, wages, bonus, special awards, medical benefits which fall due within 12 months of the period in which the employee renders the related services which entitles him to avail such benefits and non-accumulating compensated absences are recognised on an undiscounted basis and charged to the Profit and Loss Account.

Defi ned Contribution plan

Company's contributions to the Superannuation Fund which is a self managed Fund and Pension Fund administered by Regional Provident Fund Commissioner are debited to the Profit and Loss Account on an accrual basis.

Defi ned Benefit Plan

Contribution to the Company's Gratuity Trust, liability towards pension of retired Managing Director and provision towards leave salary benefi t is provided on the basis of an actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method and is debited to the Profit and Loss Account on an accrual basis. Actuarial gains and losses arising during the year are recognised in the Profit and Loss Account.

Contribution to the Company's Provident Fund Trust is made at predetermined rates and debited to the Profit and Loss Account on an accrual basis.

xii. Taxes on Income: Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognised on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

xiii. Segment accounting: Segments are identifi ed based on the types of products and the internal organisation and management structure. The Company has identifi ed business segment as its primary reporting segment with secondary information reported geographically.

The Company's primary segments consist of Watch, Jewellery and Others, where ‘Others' include Eye wear, Precision Engineering, Machine Building and Clocks.

Corporate (unallocated) represents other income and expenses which relate to the enterprise as a whole and are not allocated to segments.

xiv. Impairment of assets: Consideration is given at each Balance Sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of the Company's fixed assets. If any indication exists, an impairment loss is recognised when the carrying amount exceeds greater of net selling price and value in use.

xv. Use of estimates: The Company uses prudent and reasonable assumptions and estimates in the preparation of its financial statements, and these are refl ected in the reported amounts of income and expenses during the year, and the reported balances of assets and liabilities, and disclosures relating to contingent liabilities, as at the date of the financial statements.

xvi. Provisions and Contingencies: A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outfl ow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions are not discounted to present value and are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to refl ect the current best estimates. Contingent Liabilities are not recognised but are disclosed in the notes.

Contingent Assets are neither recognised nor disclosed in the financial statements.


Mar 31, 2010

1. Accounting policies:

The financial statements have been prepared on an accrual basis under the historical cost convention in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India and materially comply with the mandatory Accounting Standards notified by the Central Government of India under The Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956:

i. Revenue recognition: Revenue from sale of goods is recognised when the goods are despatched from the factory/ stock points/ or delivered to customers as per the terms of the contract.

Interest income is recognised on a time proportion basis, taking into account the amount outstanding and the rate applicable.

Dividend income is recognised when the Companys right to receive the payment is established.

ii. Fixed Assets: Fixed assets are capitalised at acquisition cost including directly attributable cost.

In line with Accounting Standard 19 on Leases; fixed assets acquired through finance leasetransactions have been capitalised.

iii. Depreciation: Depreciation has been provided on the straight line method in accordance with the Companies Act, 1956, except for the following:

Computers - @ 25% instead of 16.21%

Vehicles - @ 25% instead of 9.50%

Furniture & Fixtures - @ 20% instead of 6.33%

Leased assets - over the primary lease period.

iv Amortisation: Trade marks are amortised over a period of 120 months from the month of acquisition. The expected pattern of economic benefits from the use of trademarks is reviewed periodically and additional amortisation, if required, is provided, (refer Note 4).

v. Foreign currency transactions: Foreign currency transactions are recorded at the exchange rates prevailing on the date of the transaction.

Foreign exchange rate fluctuations relating to monetary assets and liabilities (including those relating to integral foreign operations) are restated at year end rates or forward cover rates, as applicable. The net loss or gain arising on restatement/settlement is adjusted to the profit and loss account.

In respect of forward exchange contracts, the premium or discount arising at the inception of such a forward exchange contract is amortized as expense or income over the life of the contract. Exchange differences on such contracts are recognised in the statement of Profit and Loss of the reporting period in which the exchange rates change.

vi. Derivative Accounting: The Company uses derivative financial instruments to manage risks associated with gold price fluctuations relating to certain highly probable forecasted transactions, foreign currency fluctuations relating to certain • firm commitments and foreign currency and interest rate exposures relating to foreign currency loan. With effect from April 1,2009, the Company has applied the hedge accounting principles set out in Accounting Standard 30 - Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement and has designated derivative financial instruments taken for gold price fluctuations as cash flow hedges relating to highly probable forecasted transactions (refer Note 40). All such derivative financial instruments are supported by an underlying transaction and are not for trading or speculative purposes.

The use of derivative financial instruments is governed by the Companys policies approved by the board of directors, which provide written principles on the use of such instruments consistent with the Companys risk management strategy.

Hedging instruments are initially measured at fair value, and are remeasured at subsequent reporting dates. Changes in the fair value of these derivatives that are designated and effective as hedges of future cash flows are recognised directly in hedging reserve and the ineffective portion is recognised immediately in the profit and loss account.

Changes in the fair value of derivative financial instruments that do not qualify for hedge accounting are recognised in the profit and loss account as they arise.

Hedge accounting is discontinued when the hedging instrument expires or is sold, terminated, or exercised, or no longer qualifies for hedge accounting. For forecasted transactions, any cumulative gain or loss on the hedging instrument recognized in hedging reserve is retained until the forecast transaction occurs upon which it is recognized in profit and loss account. If a hedged transaction is no longer expected to occur, the net cumulative gain or loss accumulated in hedging reserve is recognized immediately to the profit and loss account.

vii. Investments: All long term investments are valued at cost. However, provision for diminution in value is made to recognise a decline, other than temporary, in the value of investments.

viii. Transfer to debenture redemption reserve is made pro-rata over the life of the debentures in terms of the requirements of the Companies Act, 1956.

ix. Inventories: Inventories are valued at lower of cost and net realisable value. The cost of various categories of inventory is determined as follows:

a) Gold is valued on First-in-first-out basis. (Refer note 3).

b) Consumable stores, loose tools, raw materials and components are valued on a moving weighted average rate.

c) Work-in-progress and manufactured goods are valued on full absorption cost method based on the average cost of production.

d) Traded goods are valued on a moving weighted average rate/ cost of purchases.

x. Product warranty expenses: Product warranty costs are determined based on past experience and provided for in the year of sale.

xi Employee Benefits:

Short term employee benefits

All short term employee benefits such as salaries, wages, bonus, special awards, medical benefits which fall due within 12 months of the period in which the employee renders the related services which entitles him to avail such benefits and non-accumulating compensated absences are recognised on an undiscounted basis and charged to the profit and loss account.

Defined Contribution plan

Companys contributions to the Superannuation Fund which is a self managed Fund and Pension Fund administered by Regional Provident Fund Commissioner are debited to the profit and loss account on an accrual basis.

Defined Benefit Plan

Contribution to the Companys Gratuity Trust, liability towards pension of retired managing director and provision towards leave salary benefit is provided on the basis of an actuarial valuation using the projected unit credit method and is debited to the profit and loss account on an accrual basis. Actuarial gains and losses arising during the year are recognised in the profit and loss account.

Contribution to the Companys Provident Fund Trust is made at predetermined rates and debited to the profit and loss account on an accrual basis.

xii Taxes on Income: Current tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

Deferred tax is recognised on timing differences, being the difference between taxable income and accounting income that originate in one period and are capable of reversal in one or more subsequent periods.

xiii Segment accounting: Segments are identified based on the types of products and the internal organisation and management structure. The Company has identified business segment as its primary reporting segment with secondary information reported geographically.

The Companys primary segments consist of Watch, Jewellery and Others, whereOthersinclude Eye wear, Precision Engineering, Machine Building and Clocks.

Corporate (unallocated) represents other income and expenses which relate to the enterprise as a whole and are not allocated to segments.

xiv Impairment of assets: Consideration is given at each Balance Sheet date to determine whether there is any indication of impairment of the carrying amount of the Companys fixed assets. If any indication exists, an impairment loss is recognized when the carrying amount exceeds greater of net selling price and value in use.

xv Use of estimates: The Company uses prudent and reasonable assumptions and estimates in the preparation of its financial statements, and these are reflected in the reported amounts of income and expenses during the year, and the reported balances of assets and liabilities, and disclosures relating to contingent liabilities, as at the date of the financial statements.

xvi Provisions and Contingencies: A provision is recognised when the Company has a present obligation as a result of past events and it is probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation, in respect of which a reliable estimate can be made. Provisions are not discounted to present value and are determined based on best estimate required to settle the obligation at the Balance Sheet date. These are reviewed at each Balance Sheet date and adjusted to reflect the current best estimates. Contingent Liabilities are not recognised but are disclosed in the notes.

Contingent Assets are neither recognised nor disclosed in the financial statements.

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