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The Directors of your Company present their 35th Annual Report & the Audited Statements of Account of the Company for the financial year ended March 31,2017.
The performance of your Company for the financial year ended March 31,2017 is summarized below:
|Turnover & other Income||160.24||247.83|
|Gross Profit before financial exp. & depreciation||62.34||151.88|
|Less: Financial Expenses||Nil||Nil|
|Net Profit/(Loss) before Tax||29.55||84.43|
|Less : Provision for Taxation||9.86||28.30|
|Income Tax adj. for earlier years||0.15||(0.25)|
|Less: Adj. for deferred tax||(4.64)||(8.03)|
|Mat credit entitlement||Nil||Nil|
|Net Profit /(Loss) after tax||24.18||64.41|
|Add: Amount b/f from last year||56.46||(7.95)|
|Impact of carrying amount of asset Where remaining useful life is Nil||Nil||Nil|
|Balance transferred to Balance Sheet||80.64||56.46|
In view of accumulated losses, the Directors are not in a position to recommend any dividend for the financial year 2016-17.
The performance of your Company during the financial year under review has been impacted substantially, due to scale-down of operations to negligible, higher input costs, low export orders and subdued cotton & textile markets.
Future Business Prospects:
The Board of Directors have been exploring and assessing various available business propositions for diversification including, inter-alia, the manufacturing of Woven Garments, for better prospects, and for augmenting the resources & the profitability of the Company. The Directors are hopeful of improved working results in the ensuing period.
Technology upgradation, modernisation-cum-diversification
The Company has not incurred any expenditure on technology upgradation & modernization of machinery and equipment during the year under report and during the preceding year.
During the first quarter of the financial year 2017-18, the Company has achieved turnover of Rs. 11.80 Lakhs as against Rs. NIL in the corresponding first quarter of the previous year. Strict monitoring is being done to cut down costs and overheads wherever feasible to make the product more price competitive.
Your Company continues to have the support of its Bankers, Punjab National Bank, for the working capital requirements commensurate with its business activities on need basis.
The Company has neither invited nor accepted any deposits from the Public during the year under report. Particulars of Loans, Guarantees or Investments
The Company has not given any loans or guarantees covered under the provisions of Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013.
The details of the investments made by Company are given in the notes to the financial statements.
Internal Financial Control Systems and their adequacy
The Company has an internal control system, commensurate with the size, scale and complexity of its operations. The scope and authority of the internal audit function is defined in the Internal Audit Manual. To maintain its objectivity and independence, the internal audit function reports to the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board and to the Managing Director.
Rajeev Shagun Gupta & Co were appointed as Internal Auditors in terms of Section 138 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2015 monitors and evaluates the efficacy and adequacy of internal control system in the Company, its compliance with operating systems, accounting procedures and policies of the Company. Based on the report of internal audit function, process owners undertake corrective action in their respective areas and thereby strengthen the controls. Significant audit observations and recommendations, if any, along with corrective actions thereon are presented to the Audit Committee of the Board.
Mr. Hari Bansal, Director, retires by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting and is eligible for re-appointment. Board of Directors recommends his re-appointment.
The Board of Directors on the recommendation of Remuneration Committee has approved the reappointment of Mr. C.L Jain as Managing Director of the Company for a period of 3 years w.e.f. October 1,2017, subject to the approval of Shareholders in the ensuing Annual General Meeting.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the requirements of the Listing agreement executed under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, Board has carried out an evaluation of its own performance, the directors individually as well as the evaluation of the various Committees. The evaluation process focused on various aspects of the Board and Committees functioning such as composition of the Board and Committees, experience and competencies, performance of specific duties and obligations, governance issues etc. Separate exercise was carried out to evaluate the performance of individual Directors on parameters such as attendance, contribution and independent judgment. The Directors expressed their satisfaction with the evaluation process.
The Board on the recommendation of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee framed a policy for selection and appointment of Directors, Senior Management and their remuneration. The Remuneration Policy is stated in the Corporate Governance Report.
A Calendar of Meetings is prepared and circulated in advance to the Directors.
During the year four Board Meetings and four Audit Committee Meetings were convened and held. The details of which are given in the Corporate Governance Report. The intervening gap between the Meetings was within the period prescribed under the Companies Act, 2013.
The Company has in place an Audit Committee in terms of the requirements of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the rules made thereunder and the requirements of the Listing agreement executed under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015. The details relating to the same are given in Report on Corporate Governance forming part of this Report.
Directors Responsibility Statement
In terms of Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 the directors would like to state that:
i) In the preparation of the Annual Accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;
ii) The directors have selected such accounting policies and have applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that were reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the financial year and of the profit or loss of the Company for the year under review;
iii) The directors have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting any fraud or other irregularities;
iv) The directors have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;
v) The directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and
vi) The directors had devised proper system to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such system were adequate and operating effectively.
Related party transactions
All related party transactions that were entered into during the financial year were on arms length basis and were in the ordinary course of the business. There are no materially significant related party transactions made by the Company with Promoters, Key Managerial Personnel or other designated persons which may have potential conflict with the Company at large. Accordingly, no transactions are being reported in Form AOC-2 in terms of Section 134 of the Act read with rules made thereunder.
Amount carried to Reserve
The Company has not transferred any amount to the reserves during the current financial year.
Material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Company between the end of the financial year and the date of the report
There are no material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Company between the end of the financial year and the date of this Report.
Code of Conduct
The Board of Directors has approved a Code of Conduct which is applicable to the Members of the Board and all employees in the course of day to day business operations of the Company. The Company believes in "Zero Tolerance" against bribery, corruption and unethical dealings/behaviors of any form.
The Code lays down the standard procedure of business conduct which is expected to be followed by the Directors and the designated employees in their business dealings and in particular on matters relating to integrity at the work place, in business practices and in dealing with stakeholders. The Code gives guidance through examples on the expected behavior from an employee in a given situation and the reporting structure.
All the Board Members and the Senior Management personnel have confirmed compliance with the Code.
Vigil Mechanism/Whistle Blower Policy
The Company has a vigil mechanism policy to deal with the instance of fraud and mismanagement, if any.
In staying true to our values of strength, performance and passion and in line with our vision of being one of the Companies, having highest standards of Corporate Governance and stakeholder responsibility. The periodic report for any instance is to be reported before the Audit Committee.
Prevention of Insider Trading
The Company has adopted a Code of Conduct for prevention of insider trading with a view to regulate trading in securities by the Directors and designated employees of the Company. The Code requires pre-clearance for dealing in the Companys shares and prohibits the purchase or sale of Company shares by the Directors and the designated employees while in possession of unpublished price sensitive information in relation to the Company and during the period when the Trading window is closed. The Board is responsible for implementation of the Code. All Board members and the designated employees have confirmed compliance with the Code.
Details of significant & material orders passed by the Regulators or Courts or Tribunals
During the year under review, there were no material and significant orders passed by the regulators or courts or
tribunals impacting the going concern status and the Companys operations in future.
As required under Section 204(1) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Appointment and
Remuneration of managerial Personnel) Rules, 2015 the Company had appointed Ms. Jyoti Sharma, Company Secretary in practice of JVS & Associates to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company for the financial year 2016-17. The Secretarial Audit Report for the financial year ended March 31,2017 is annexed as Annexure-A. Auditors
M/s. S.R. Dinodia & Co. LLP, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi, retire and being eligible, offer themselves for re-appointment as Auditors of the Company for the current financial year 2017-18, to hold office till the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting. The Company has received the consent and the requisite Certificate(s) under the Companies Act, 2013, from them.
Auditors Report/Secretarial Audit Report
The observation made in the Auditors/Secretarial Auditors Report read together with relevant notes thereon are self-explanatory and hence do not call for any further comments under Section 134 of the Companies Act, 2013. Extract of Annual Return
The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in form MGT-9 is annexed herewith as Annexure-B. Subsidiary Company
During the year under review, M/s Aum Texfab Pvt. Ltd. continues to be a Subsidiary of the Company and the contribution of the said Subsidiary Company was insignificant. The consolidated financial statements of the Company and its above said subsidiary form part of the Annual Report.
Consolidated Financial Statements
Your Directors have pleasure in attaching the Consolidated Financial Statements pursuant to Section 129(3) of the Companies Act, 2013 and in terms of the Listing Agreement entered with the Stock Exchanges and prepared in accordance with the Accounting Standards prescribed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, in this regard.
The Auditors report to the shareholders does not contain any qualification, observation or adverse comment. Corporate Governance
The Management Discussion & Analysis Report and the Report on Corporate Governance, along with the Certificate from the Auditors of the Company regarding compliance with the conditions of Corporate Governance as stipulated under the requirements of the Listing agreement executed under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, is given in the Annexure, forming part of this Report. The Corporate Governance Report for the financial year ended March 31,2017 is annexed as Annexure-C.
Particulars of Employees
There was no employee who was in receipt of remuneration for the financial year under report in the aggregate of not less than Rs. 60 Lacs per annum, if employed throughout the year or Rs. 5 lacs per month, if employed for part of the financial year, within the meaning of Section 197 read with rule 5 of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014. The information required pursuant to Section 197(12) of the Act read with Rule 5 of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 in respect of employees of the Company, is annexed to this Report as Annexure-D.
Energy Conservation, Technology Absorption and Foreign Exchange Earnings & Outgo
The relevant information & data required to be disclosed in terms of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made thereunder is given in the Annexure- E and forms part of this Report.
Industrial relations continue to be cordial during the year under report. The Directors appreciate the effort and contribution made by the Workers, Staff Members and Executives at all levels. The Directors would also like to thank the Shareholders, Bankers, Customers, and Suppliers & Vendors for the continuous support given by them to the Company, and their confidence in its management.
|For and on behalf of the Board of Directors|
|Place : New Delhi||C.L. Jain||Hari Bansal|
|Dated : August 26, 2017||Mg. Director||Director|