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Auditor Report of West Coast Paper Mills Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of "The West Coast Paper Mills Limited ('the Company'), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2015, 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

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 Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

AUDITORS' RESPONSIBILITY

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

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

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

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' judgement, 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 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 over financial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such controls. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of 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.

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

BASIS FOR QUALIFIED OPINION

a) The Company has not made provision for the diminution of Rs. 4540.11 lacs and Rs. 54.56 lacs in the value of its long term investments in Shree Rama Newsprint Limited (Refer Note No 2.38) and Jayashree Chemicals Limited. (Refer Note No.2.40) respectively.

b) The Company has not made provision for Rs. 763.43 Lacs towards the receivables from Spceciality Coatings and Laminations Limited. (Refer Note No. 2.39)

QUALIFIED OPINION

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, except for the effects of the matter described in the Basis for Qualified Opinion paragraph on the Profit and Reserves and Surplus for the year, the aforesaid financial statements give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2015 and its Profit and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.

REPORT ON OTHER LEGAL AND REGULATORY REQUIRE- MENTS

As required by 'The Companies (Auditors' report) Order, 2015', issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 143(11) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as the "Order") and on the basis of such checks of the books and records of the Company as we considered appropriate and according to the information and explanations given to us, we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order.

AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 143(3), WE REPORT THAT:

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

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

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

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

e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2015, and taken on record

Place : Mumbai Date : 27th May, 2015

by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2015, from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164(2) of the Act.

f) With respect to the other matters to be included in the 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) The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations as at March 31, 2015 on its financial position in its financial statements.

(ii) The Company has made provision, as required under the applicable law or accounting standards, for material foreseeable losses, if any, and as required on long-term contracts including derivative contracts.

(iii) There has been no delay in transferring amounts, required to be transferred, to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company during the year ended March 31, 2015.

With reference to the annexure referred in the Auditors' Report to the members of The West Coast Paper Mills Limited ('the Company') on the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2015, we report that:

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

b) As explained to us, the fixed assets have been physically verified by management at reasonable intervals under a phased programme of verification, which, in our opinion, needs to be strengthened. No material discrepancies have been noticed on such verification.

ii) a) Inventories have been physically verified during the year by management at reasonable intervals.

b) The procedures of physical verification of inventories 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 its inventory and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

iii) During the year, the Company has granted unsecured loans to two body corporates - Shree Rama Newsprint Limited (SRNL) and Speciality Coatings and Laminations Ltd (SCL) covered in the register maintained under section 189 of the Act.

a) The Company has written offRs. 5159.50 lacs given to SRNL (Refer Note No.-2.37). The terms of principal and interest payments have not been stipulated for SCL. The receipt of the interest is irregular and not received by the Company from SCL (Refer Note No. 2.39).

b) In our opinion and based on the information and explanation given to us, the Company should make efforts for the recovery of the principal and interest from SCL.

iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. We have not observed any major weakness in the internal control system during the course of our audit, but the same needs to be further strengthened.

v) The Company has not accepted any deposits and hence the directives issued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of sections 73 to 76 or any other relevant provisions of the Companies Act and the rules framed thereunder are not applicable to the Company.

vi) We have broadly reviewed the books of accounts maintained by the Company pursuant to the order made by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records prescribed under sub-section 1 of section 148 of the Act and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have, however, not made a detailed examination of the said records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

vii) a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of examination of the records of the Company, we are of the opinion that the company has been generally regular in depositing 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, and any other material statutory dues, as applicable, with the appropriate authorities.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of examination of the records of the Company, the particulars of dues in respect of Customs duty, Excise duty, Service tax, Sales tax and Income tax, which have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities on account of disputes are as follows:

(Rs in Lacs)

Name of the Statute Nature of the dues Amount

The Tamilnadu General Sales Tax 30.66 Sales Tax Act

Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax 8.90

Income tax Act, 1961 Income Tax 262.28

Income tax Act, 1961 Income Tax 197.32

Central Excise Act, 1944 Excise 5.15

Central Excise Act, 1944 Excise 0.13

Central Excise Act, 1944 Excise 76.33

Central Excise Act, 1944 Excise 0.71

The Custom Act 1962 Custom 439.03

Service Tax Act, 1994 Service Tax 3.09

Service Tax Act, 1994 Service Tax 0.41

Name of the Statute Forum where dispute is pending

The Tamilnadu General Madras High Court Sales Tax Act Income Tax Act, 1961 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal

Income tax Act, 1961 Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) Income tax Act, 1961 Honourable High Court of Bombay

Central Excise Act, 1944 Commissioner - CESTAT Asst.

Central Excise Act, 1944 Commissioner - CESTAT

Central Excise Act, 1944 Addl. Commissioner - CESTAT

Central Excise Act, 1944 Superintendent

The Custom Act 1962 CESTAT (Mumbai)

Service Tax Act, 1994 Asst. Commissioner - CESTAT

Service Tax Act, 1994 Deputy Commissioner - CESTAT

c) The amount required to be transferred to Investor Education and Protection Fund has been transferred within the stipulated time in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 and the rules made thereunder.

viii) The Company does not have accumulated losses as at the balance sheet date and has not incurred cash losses in the current or in the immediately preceding financial year.

ix) On the basis of our examination and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of the dues to any financial institutions, banks or debenture holders.

x) The Company has given guarantees amounting to Rs. 24,625 lacs (Previous year Rs. 24,625.00 lacs) for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions.

According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the terms and conditions thereof are not prima facie prejudicial to the interests of the Company.

xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, on an overall basis, the term loans were applied for the purposes for which they were obtained.

xii) During the course of our examination of the books and records of the Company, carried out in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices in India and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of material fraud on or by the Company, noticed or reported during the year, nor have we been informed of any such case by the Management.

For BATLIBOI & PUROHIT Chartered Accountants Firm Reg. No. 101048W

R. D. Hangekar Partner Membership No: 30615


Mar 31, 2013

REPORT ON THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of The West Coast Paper Mills Limited (''the Company''), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2013, and the Statement of Profit & Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

MANAGEMENT''S RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Management is responsible for the preparation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance of the Company in accordance with 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

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

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditors'' judgement, 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.

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

OPINION

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the financial statements read together with the significant accounting policies and other notes thereon, give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India:

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

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

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

REPORT ON OTHER LEGAL AND REGULATORY REQUIRE- MENTS

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

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

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

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

c) the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit & Loss dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account;

d) in our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Statement of Profit & Loss, and Cash Flow Statement comply with the Accounting Standards referred to in sub- section (3C) of Section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956; and

e) on the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2013, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2013, from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of Section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.

With reference to the annexure referred in the Auditor''s Report to the members of The West Coast Paper Mills Limited (''the Company'') on the financial statements for the year ended 31st March, 2013. We report that:

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

b) As explained to us, the fixed assets are being physically verified under a phased programme of verification, which, in our opinion, is reasonable and no material discrepancies have been noticed on such verification.

c) The Company has not disposed off substantial part of its fixed assets during the year, accordingly, the assumption of the going concern being affected, does not arise.

ii) a) Inventories have been physically verified during the year by management at reasonable intervals.

b) The procedures of physical verification of inventories 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 its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

iii) a) During the year, the Company has granted unsecured loan to a body corporate covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The maximum amount involved during the year of such loan amounts to Rs. 3535 Lacs and the year-end balance is Rs. 3365 Lacs.

b) In our Opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions of the loan were not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

c) In respect of the aforesaid loan, the party has been regular in the payment of interest. The repayment terms ofthe principal amount have been extended upto 31.03.2014.

d) In respect of the aforesaid loan and interest thereon, there are no overdue amounts.

e) The Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from Companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly clauses (f) and (g) of the Order are not applicable.

iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods. We have not observed any major weakness in the internal control system during the course of our audit.

v) a) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 have been entered in the register required to be maintained under that section.

b) The transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements aggregating during the year to Rupees Five Lacs or more in respect of each party have been made at prices which are reasonable having regard to prevailing market prices for such goods and materials or the prices at which transactions for similar goods or materials have been made with other parties.

vi) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public to which the provisions of Section 58A, 58AA or any other relevant provision of the Companies Act, 1956 and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposit) Rules, 1975 apply.

vii) In our opinion, and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size and the nature of its business.

viii) We have broadly reviewed the books of accounts maintained by the Company pursuant to the order made by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records prescribed under Section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have, however, not made a detailed examination of the said records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

ix) a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of examination of the records of the Company, we are of the opinion that the company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees'' State Insurance, Income Tax, Sales Tax / VAT, WealthTax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Service Tax, Cess and other material statutory dues with the appropriate authorities and there are no outstanding unpaid amounts as at the balance sheet date for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

x) The Company does not have accumulated losses as at the balance sheet date and has not incurred cash losses in the current or in the immediately preceding financial year.

xi) On the basis of our examination and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of the dues to any financial institutions, banks or debenture holders.

xii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans or advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures or other securities.

xiii) The Company is not a chit fund / nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society to which the provisions of any special statute apply; accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

xiv) The Company has maintained proper records of transactions and contracts in respect of trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments and timely entries have been made therein. All shares, debentures and other investments have been held by the Company in its own name.

xv) The Company has given guarantees amounting to Rs. 24,625 Lacs (Previous year Rs. 19,720 Lacs) for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions. According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the terms and conditions thereof are not prima facie prejudicial to the interests of the Company.

xvi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, on an overall basis, the term

loans were applied for the purpose for which they were obtained.

xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the Company, we are of the opinion that prima facie there are no funds raised on short-term basis that have been used for long term investment.

xviii) During the year Company has made preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. In our opinion, each of the transactions has been made at price which is not prejudicial to the interest of the company.

xix) The Company has not issued any debentures during the year under audit. Therefore the provision of clause (xix) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.

xx) The Company has not raised any money by way of public issue during the year. Therefore, the provision of clause (xx) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.

xxi) According to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of the audit.

For BATLIBOI & PURO"

Chartered Accountants Firm Reg. No. 101048W

R.D.Hangekar

Place :Mumbai Partner

Date : 29th May, 2013 Membership No. : 30615


Mar 31, 2012

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of The West Coast Paper Mills Limited ('the Company') as at 31st March, 2012, the Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement for the year ended on that date, annexed thereto. These Financial Statements are the responsibility of the Company's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

2. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in India, Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatements. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

3. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 (the Order), as amended, issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 227 (4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure, a statement on the matters specified in paragraph 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to in paragraph 3 above, we report that:

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

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

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

d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956;

e) On the basis of the written representations received by the Company from the Directors at on 31st March, 2012, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as at 31st March, 2012 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 274 (i) (g) of the Companies Act, 1956;

f) In our opinion, and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts read together with the Significant Accounting Policies and other notes thereon, give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

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

ii) in the case of the Profit and Loss Account, of the loss of the Company for the year ended on that date; and

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

Annexure to the Auditors' Report

With reference to the Annexure referred to in paragraph 3 of the Auditors' Report to the Members of The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd. on the financial statements for the year ended on 31st March, 2012, we report that:

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

b) As explained to us, the fixed assets are being physically verified under a phased programme of verification, which, in our opinion, is reasonable and no material discrepancies have been noticed on such verification.

c) The Company has not disposed off substantial part of its fixed assets during the year, accordingly, the assumption of the going concern being affected, does not arise.

ii) a) Inventories have been physically verified during the year by management at reasonable intervals.

b) The procedures of physical verification of inventories 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 its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

iii) a) During the year, the Company has granted unsecured loan to a body corporate covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The maximum amount involved during the year of such loan aggregates to Rs.1620.95 Lacs and the year- end balance is Rs.l 150.00 Lacs.

b) In our Opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions of the loan were not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

c) In respect of the aforesaid loan, the party has been regular in the payment of interest. The repayment terms of the principal amount have been extended up to 31.03.2013.

d) In respect of the aforesaid loan and interest thereon, there are no overdue amounts.

e) The Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from Companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly clauses (f) and (g) of the Order are not applicable.

iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods. We have not observed any major weakness in the internal control system during the course of our audit.

v) a) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 have been entered in the register required to be maintained under that section.

b) The transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements aggregating during the year to Rupees five lacs or more in respect of each party have been made at prices which are reasonable having regard to prevailing market prices for such goods and materials or the prices at which transactions for similar goods or materials have been made with other parties.

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

vii) In our opinion, and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size and the nature of its business.

viii) We have broadly reviewed the books of accounts maintained by the Company pursuant to the order made by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records prescribed under section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have, however, not made a detailed examination of the said records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

ix) a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of examination of the records of the Company, we are of the opinion that the company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees' State Insurance, Income-tax, Sales tax/VAT, Wealth tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Service tax, Cess and other material statutory dues with the appropriate authorities and there are no outstanding unpaid amounts as at the balance sheet date for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us,the dues in respect of Sales tax and Income tax, which have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities on account of dispute and the forum where the disputes are pending are given below:

Name of the Nature of Amount Forum where dispute Statute the dues (Rs. in lacs) is pending

The Tamilnadu Sales Tax 30.66 Madras High Court General Sales Tax Act

Income Tax Income Tax 360.15 Income Tax Appellate Act, 1961 Tribunal

Income tax Income Tax 9246.11 Commissioner of Income Act, 1961 Tax(Appeals)

Central Excise Excise 5.15 Commissioner - CESTAT Act, 1944

Central Excise Excise 2.34 Asst. Commissioner Act, 1944 - CESTAT

Central Excise Excise 16.68 Addl. Commissioner - Act, 1944 CESTAT

Service Tax Service Tax 1.25 Asst. Commissioner - Act, 1994 CSETAT

Service Tax Service Tax 0.81 Deputy Commissioner - Act, 1994 CESTAT

x) The Company does not have accumulated losses as at the balance sheet date and has not incurred cash losses in the current or in the immediately preceding financial year.

xi) On the basis of our examination and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of the dues to any financial institutions, banks or debenture holders.

xii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans or advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures or other securities.

xiii) The Company is not a chit fund / nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society to which the provisions of any special statute apply; accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

xiv) The Company has maintained proper records of transactions unpaid amounts as at the balance sheet date for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable. and contracts In respect of trading in shares, securities, debentures and other

investments and timely entries have been made therein. All shares, debentures and other investments have been held by the Company in its own name.

xv) The Company has given guarantees amounting to Rs. 19,720 lacs (Previous year Rs. 12,068 lacs) for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions. According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the terms and conditions thereof are not prima facie prejudicial to the interests of the Company.

xvi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, on an overall basis, the term loans were applied for the purpose for which they were obtained.

xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the company, we are of the opinion that prima facie there are no funds raised on short-term basis that have been used for long term investment.

xviii) During the year under consideration, the Company has not made preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.

xix) The Company has not issued any debentures during the year under audit. Therefore the provision of clause (xix) of the order is not applicable to the company.

xx) The Company has not raised any money by way of public issue during the year. Therefore, the provision of clause (xx) of the order is not applicable to the Company.

xxi) According to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of the audit.

For Batliboi & Purohit

Chartered Accountants

Firm Reg. No.l01048W

R.D. HANGEKAR

Partner

Membership No.30615

Place : Mumbai

Dated : 29th May, 2012


Mar 31, 2010

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of The West Coast Paper Mills Limited (the Company) as at 31st March, 2010, the Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement for the year ended on that date, annexed thereto. These Financial Statements are the responsibility of the Companys management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.

2. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatements. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

3. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 (the Order), as amended, issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 227 (4A) of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure, a statement on the matters specified in paragraph 4 and 5 of the said Order.

4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to in paragraph 3 above, we report that:

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

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

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

d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956;

e) On the basis of the written representations received by the Company from the Directors at on 31st March, 2010, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report that none of the directors is disqualified as at 31st March, 2010 from being appointed as a director in terms_of Section 274 (1) (g) of the Companies Act, 1956;

f) In our opinion, and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said accounts read together with the Significant Accounting Policies and other notes thereon, give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India;

i) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March, 2010;

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

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

With reference to the Annexure referred to in paragraph 3 of the Auditors Report to the Members of The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd. on the financial statements for the year ended on 31st March, 2010, we report that:

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

b) As explained to us, the fixed assets are being physically verified under a phased programme of verification, which, in our opinion, is reasonable and no material discrepancies have been noticed on such verification.

c) The Company has not disposed off substantial part of its fixed assets during the year, accordingly, the assumption of the going concern being affected, does not arise.

ii) a) Inventories have been physically verified during the year by management at reasonable intervals.

b) The procedures of physical verification of inventories 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 its inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

iii) a) During the year, the Company has granted unsecured loans to a body corporate covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. The maximum amount involved during the year of such loans aggregates to Rs.5 Crores and the year-end balance is NIL.

b) In our Opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions of such loans were not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

c) In respect of the aforesaid loans, the party has repaid the principal amounts as stipulated and was also regular in payment of interest.

d) In respect of the aforesaid loans granted, there was no overdue amount more than Rupees One Lac.

e) The Company has not taken any loans, secured or unsecured, from Companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Accordingly clauses (f) and (g) of the Order are not applicable.

iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the size of the Company and nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods. We have not observed any major weakness in the internal control system during the course of our audit.

v) a) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956 have been entered in the register required to be maintained under that section.

b) The transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements aggregating during the year to Rupees five lacs or more in respect of each party have been made at prices which are reasonable having regard to prevailing market prices for such goods and materials or the prices-at which transactions for similar goods or materials have" been made with other parties.

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

vii) In our opinion, and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with the size and the nature of its business.

viii) We have broadly reviewed the books of accounts maintained by the Company pursuant to the order made by the Central Government for maintenance of cost records prescribed under section 209 (1) (d) of the Companies Act, 1956 and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have, however, not made a detailed examination of the said records with a view to determining whether they are accurate or complete.

ix) a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of examination of the records of the Company, we are of the opinion that the company has been generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income-tax, Sales tax/VAT, Wealth tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Service tax, Cess and other material statutory dues with the appropriate authorities and there are no outstanding unpaid amounts as at the balance sheet date for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us, the dues in respect of Sales tax and Income tax, which have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities on account of dispute and the forum where the disputes are pending are given below:

Name of the Nature of Amount Forum where Statute the dues Rs. dispute is pending

TheTamilnadu Sales Tax 30.66 Madras High General Sales Court Tax Act

Income Tax Income Tax 185.60 Bombay High Act, 1961 Court

Income Tax Income Tax 269.06 Income Tax Act, 1961 Appellate Tribunal

Income tax Income Tax 5868.57 Commissioner of Act, 1961 Income Tax (Appeals)

x) The Company does not have accumulated losses as at the balance sheet date and has not incurred cash losses in the current or in the immediately preceding financial year.

xi) On the basis of our examination and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of the dues to any financial institutions, banks or debenture holders.

xii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans or advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures or other securities.

xiii) The Company is not a chit fund / nidhi / mutual benefit fund / society to which the provisions of any special statute apply; accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

xiv) The Company has maintained proper records of transactions and contracts in respect of trading in shares, securities, debentures and other investments and timely entries have been made therein. All shares, debentures and other investments have been held by the Company in its own name.

xv) The Company has given guarantees amounting to Rs. 12,132 lacs (Previous year Rs. 13,415 lacs) for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions. According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of the opinion that the terms and conditions thereof are not prima facie prejudicial to the interests of the Company.

xvi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, on an overall basis, the term loans were applied for the purpose for which they were obtained.

xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overall examination of the balance sheet of the company, we are of the opinion that prima facie there are no funds raised on short-term basis that have been used for long term investment.

xviii) During the year under consideration, the Company has made preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act. In our opinion, each of the transactions has been made at price; which are not prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

xix) The Company has not issued any debentures during the year under audit. Therefore the provision of clause (xix) of the order is not applicable to the company.

xx) The Company has not raised any money by way of public issue during the year. Therefore, the provision of clause (xx) of the order is not applicable to the Company.

xxi) According to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during the course of the audit.

For Batliboi & Purobit Chartered Accountants

Place: Mumbai

Dated: 29th May, 2010 Partner

Membership No. 30615 F.R. NO.101048W

 
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