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Auditor Report of V Mart Retail Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

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

Management's Responsibility for the Financial Statements

2. 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 (as amended). This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act; safeguarding the assets of the Company; preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditor's Responsibility

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

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

5. 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.

6. 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 controls relevant to the Company's preparation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on whether the Company has in place an adequate internal financial controls system over financial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such controls. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the Company's Directors, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.

7. 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.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

8. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2015 ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India 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.

9. 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 purpose of our audit;

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

c. the financial statements 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 (as amended);

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

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

i. as detailed in Note 36 to the financial statements, the Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financial position;

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

iii. there were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

Annexure to the Independent Auditor's Report of even date to the members of V-Mart Retail Limited, on the financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2015

Based on the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting a true and fair view on the financial statements of the Company and taking into consideration the information and explanations given to us and the books of account and other records examined by us in the normal course of audit, we report that:

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

(b) The Company has a regular program of physical verification of its fixed assets under which fixed assets are verified in a phased manner over a period of three years, which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. No material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

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

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

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and material discrepancies noticed on physical verification have been properly dealt with in the books of account.

(iii) The Company has not granted any loan, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 189 of the Act. Accordingly, the provisions of clauses 3(iii)(a) and 3(iii)(b) of the Order are not applicable.

(iv) In our opinion, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal control system in respect of these areas.

(v) The Company has not accepted any deposits within the meaning of Sections 73 to 76 of the Act and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014 (as amended). Accordingly, the provisions of clause 3(v) of the Order are not applicable.

(vi) To the best of our knowledge and belief, the Central Government has not specified maintenance of cost records under sub-section (1) of Section 148 of the Act, in respect of Company's products. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 3(vi) of the Order are not applicable.

(vii) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, employees'state insurance, income-tax, sales-tax, wealth tax, service tax, duty of customs, duty of excise, value added tax, cess and other material statutory dues, as applicable, have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities, though there has been a slight delay in a few cases. Further, no undisputed amounts payable in respect thereof were outstanding at the year-end for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(b) The dues outstanding in respect of income-tax, sales- tax, wealth tax, service tax, duty of customs, duty of excise, value added tax and cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

Name of the statute Nature of Amount (Rs.) Amount Paid dues Under Protest (Rs.)

The Finance Act, 1994 Service tax 6,885,520 3,768,918

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income tax 1,456,510 -

Income Tax Act, 1961 * Income tax 837,560 -

The Punjab Value Added Value added 689,900 131,904 Tax Act, 2005 tax

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

The Finance Act,1994 1 June 2007 to Supreme Court of India 31 March 2010

Income Tax Act 1961 Financial year Commissioner of Income Tax 2008-09 (Appeals), Kolkata

Income Tax Act 1961 Financial year Deputy Commissioner of Income 2011-12 Tax, Kolkata

The Punjab Value Added Financial year Assistant Excise and Taxation

Tax Act, 2005 2012-13 Commissioner, Jalandhar



Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount Amount Paid (Rs) Under Protest (Rs.)

The Uttar Pradesh Value Value added 866,320 866,320 Added Tax Act, 2008 tax

The Uttar Pradesh Value Value added 613,677 613,677 Added Tax Act, 2008 tax

The Uttar Pradesh Value Value added 876,000 876,000 Added Tax Act, 2008 tax

The Uttarakhand Value Value added 413,000 413,000 Added Tax Act, 2005 tax

The Bihar Value Added Value added 3,990,423 3,990,423 Tax Act, 2005 ** tax

The Bihar Value Added Value added 102,685 102,685 Tax Act, 2005 tax

The Uttar Pradesh Value Value added 268,500 268,500 Added Tax Act, 2008 *** tax

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

The Uttar Pradesh Value Added Tax Act 2008 Financial year Appellate Tribunal, Lucknow 2011-12

The Uttar Pradesh Value Added Tax Act 2008 Financial year Assistant Commissioner, 2012-13 Commercial Tax, Ghaziabad

The Uttar Pradesh Value Added Tax Act 2005 Financial year Assistant Commissioner Tax, 2013-14 Muzaffarnagar

The Uttarkhand Value Added Tax Act 2005 Financial year Deputy Commissioner (Appeals), 2014-15 Dehradun

The Bihar Value Added Tax Act 2005 Financial year Deputy Commissioner, Patliputra 2013-14 Anchal, Patna

The Bihar Value Added Tax Act 2005 Financial year Assistant Commissioner 2014-15 Commercial Tax, Dalkola (Purnia)

The Uttar Pradesh Value Added Tax Act 2008 Financial year Mobile Squad, Meerut 2014-15

* The Company has received a notice of demand under section 156 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 wherein a demand of H837,560 has been raised on the Company, however the management has not accepted such demand and has represented that they are in process of filing an appeal under section 246A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 with Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals). Accordingly, the amount has been considered to have been disputed.

** The Company has received a notice of demand under section 47 of the Bihar Value Added Tax, 2005 wherein a demand of H3,990,423 has been raised on the Company, however the management has not accepted such demand and has represented that they are in process of filing a writ petition to Patna High Court against the notice received. Accordingly, the amount has been considered to have been disputed.

*** The Company has received an adjustment order under section 54(1)(14) (dated 10 April 2015) of the UP Value Added Tax, 2014 from the Joint Commissioner (Commercial Tax), Muzaffar Nagar wherein the demand of H268,500 raised earlier has been reversed subsequent to the year-end.

(c) There were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) and rules made there under. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 3(vii)(c) of the Order are not applicable.

(viii) In our opinion, the Company has no accumulated losses at the end of the financial year and it has not incurred cash losses in the current and the immediately preceding financial year.

(ix) There are no dues payable to financial institutions or debenture-holders. The Company has defaulted in repayment of dues to the following bank:

Name of the Amount (Rs.) Due date Delay in bank days

ICICI Bank

- Principal 34,554 1 March 2015 16

- Interest 2,592 1 March 2015 16

(x) The Company has not given any guarantees for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 3(x) of the Order are not applicable.

(xi) In our opinion, the Company has applied the term loans for the purpose for which these loans were obtained.

(xii) No fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the period covered by our audit.



For Walker Chandiok & Co LLP

(formerly Walker, Chandiok & Co)

Chartered Accountants

Firm's Registration No.: 001076N/N500013

per Sumit Mahajan

Place: Gurgaon Partner

Date: 4 May 2015 Membership No.: 504822


Mar 31, 2013

Report on the Financial Statements

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

Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements

2. 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 principles generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956 ("the Act"). This responsibility includes the design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

Auditors'' Responsibility

3. 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 any material misstatement.

4. An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and 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 Company''s preparation and fair presentation of the financial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.

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

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

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

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

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

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

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

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

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

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

c. the financial statements dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

d. in our opinion, the financial statements comply with the Accounting Standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Act; and

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

Annexure to the Independent Auditors'' Report

Based on the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting a true and fair view on the financial statements of the Company and taking into consideration the information and explanations given to us and the books of account and other records examined by us in the normal course of audit, we report that:

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

(b) The Company has a regular program of physical verification of its fixed assets under which fixed assets are verified in a phased manner over a period of three years, which, in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. No material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) In our opinion, a substantial part of fixed assets has not been disposed off during the year.

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

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

(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and material discrepancies noticed on physical verification have been properly dealt with in the books of account.

(iii) (a) The Company has not granted any loan, secured or unsecured to companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. Accordingly, the provisions of clauses 4(iii) (b) to 4(iii)(d) of the Order are not applicable.

(b) The Company has taken unsecured loans from two parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. The maximum amount outstanding during the year was Rs.10,213,082 and the year-end balance is Rs. Nil.

(c) In our opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions of loans taken by the Company are not, prima facie, prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(d) In respect of loans taken, repayment of the principal amount and the interest is regular.

(iv) In our opinion, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been noticed in the internal control system in respect of these areas.

(v) The Company has not entered into any contracts or arrangements referred to in Section 301 of the Act. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(v) of the Order are not applicable.

(vi) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public within the meaning of Sections 58A and 58AA of the Act and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 1975. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(vi) of the Order are not applicable.

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

(viii) To the best of our knowledge and belief, the Central Government has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of Section 209 of the Act, in respect of Company''s products/ services. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(viii) of the Order are not applicable.

(ix) (a) 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, as applicable, have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities, though there has been a slight delay in a few cases. No undisputed amounts payable in respect thereof were outstanding at the year-end for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable. (b) The dues outstanding in respect of sales-tax, income- tax, custom duty, wealth-tax, excise duty, cess on account of any dispute, are as follows:

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

(xi) The Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to any bank or financial institution during the year. The Company did not have any outstanding debentures during the year.

(xii) The Company has not granted any loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xii) of the Order are not applicable.

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

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

(xv) The Company has not given any guarantees for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xv) of the Order are not applicable.

(xvi) In our opinion, the Company has applied the term loans for the purpose for which these loans were obtained.

(xvii) In our opinion, no funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment by the Company.

(xviii) During the year, the Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xviii) of the Order are not applicable.

(xix) The Company has neither issued nor had any outstanding debentures during the year. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xix) of the Order are not applicable.

(xx) We have verified the end use of money raised by public issue as disclosed by the management in the other explanatory information to the financial statements.

xxi) No fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the period covered by our audit.

For Walker, Chandiok & Co

Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No.: 001076N per Atul Seksaria

Place: New Delhi Partner

Date: 16 May 2013 Membership No.: 086370

 
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