Agarwal Industrial Corporation Ltd Directors Report.

TO THE MEMBERS

The Directors have pleasure in presenting the Twenty Sixth Annual Report of the Company together with its Audited Statement of Profit and Loss for the Financial Year ended March 31,2020 and the Balance Sheet as on that date:

FINANCIAL RESULTS

( in Lakhs)

Particulars

Standalone

Financial Year 2019-20 2018-19
Audited Audited
Total Revenue 75,544.57 52,943.64
Profit before Depreciation, Finance Costs and Tax 3,703.63 3,748.39
Less: Depreciation 793.47 832.79
Less: Finance Costs 886.66 922.41
Profit before Tax 2,023.50 1993.19
Less: Provision for Tax
(a) Current Tax 547.00 614.00
(b) Deferred Tax (Assets)/ Liability 0.22 57.82
(c) Short Provision for Tax for earlier years - -
Profit after Tax 1,476.28 1,321.37
Other Comprehensive (Income)/ Loss -5.63 3.59
Total Comprehensive Income For The Year 1,470.65 1,324.96
Dividend Paid 184.66 152.38
Tax on Dividend Paid 37.96 31.63
Balance carried to Other Equity 1,248.03 1,139.44

RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

The total Revenue of the Company for the Financial Year ended March 31,2020, was 75,544.57 Lakhs as compared previous years total Revenue of 52,943.64 Lakhs thus indicating an impressive increase of 42.69% over the previous year. Further, Profit before Tax and Profit after Tax were 2,023.50 Lakhs and 1,476.28 Lakhs respectively during the year under review as against 1993.19 Lakhs and 1,321.37 Lakhs in the corresponding previous year.

STATE OF AFFAIRS & BUSINESS OVERVIEW

Your Company is well segmented Company as it is engaged in varied business of (i) manufacturing and trading of Bitumen & value added Bituminous Products and has bulk bitumen storage facilities at Karwar, Haldia, Dighi and Hazira Gujarat. (ii) has large fleet of specialized Bulk Bitumen & LPG Tankers (Logistics) (iii) generates power through wind mills situated in Jaisalmer and Dhulia and last but not the least has an Authorized workshop of Ashok Leyland as Shahpur, Maharashtra. Your Directors assure you that the state of affairs of the Company and the Business Scenario continuous to be good post CoVID-19 and the future seems to be brighter.

For more details, please refer to the Chapter on Management Discussion and Analysis for industry and business scenario.

DIVIDEND

Your Directors have recommended a dividend of 1.50 per equity share of the face value of 10/- each fully paid up for the financial year ended March 31, 2020. The dividend distribution is subject to approval of the members of the Company at the ensuing Annual General Meeting. In view of the changes made under the Income-tax Act, 1961, by the Finance Act, 2020, dividends paid or distributed by the Company shall be taxable in the hands of the Shareholders. Your Company shall, accordingly, make the payment of the Final Dividend after deduction of tax at source.

AMOUNT TO BE CARRIED TO OTHER EQUITY

The Company has transferred 1,248.03 Lakhs to the Other Equity for the F.Y March 31,2020 after appropriating 184.66 Lakhs towards dividend paid for the F.Y ended March 31, 2019 and 37.96 Lakhs towards dividend tax paid thereon.

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

As at March 31, 2020, the Capital Expenditure during the year under review amounted to 768.98 Lakhs including Work in Progress (WIP) amounted to 414.71 Lakhs.

CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

The Consolidated Financial Results have been prepared in accordance with Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) notified under the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015 as amended by the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) (Amendments) Rules, 2016.

SUBSIDIARIES, JOINTVENTURES AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES Wholly Owned Subsidiary Company in UAE

The Companys Wholly Owned Subsidiary (W.O.S) in UAE under the name "AICL OVERSEAS" in Ras AI Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) in United Arab Emirates (UAE) for undertaking various ship/vessel /ocean related activities, has been reporting good financial performance since its inception and continuous to grow and develop strategically.

Wholly Owned Subsidiary Company in India

Bituminex Cochin Pvt Ltd (BCPL), is the first Wholly Owned Indian Subsidiary (W.O.S) and doing steady business of manufacturing and trading of bitumen and bituminous products.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 129(3) of the Act, a statement containing salient features of the financial statements of the Companys Subsidiaries in Form AOC-1 is attached to the financial statements of the Company. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 136 of the Act, the financial statements of the Company, consolidated financial statements along with relevant documents and separate audited accounts in respect of subsidiary are available on the website of the Company: www.aicltd.in. There are no joint ventures or associate companies as defined under the Companies Act, 2013 and Rules made thereunder, as amended.

MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF THE COMPANY, BETWEEN THE END OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR AND THE DATE OF THE REPORT

1. COVID-19 Pandemic:

There is no material adverse impact of CoVID - 19 pandemic on the Company and its operations / profitability during the Financial Year ended March 31, 2020. However CoVID - 19 pandemic effect, if any, on Company operations/ profitability in the current F.Y 2020-21 can only be assessed in due course.

2. Previous Matters.

Since the previous Directors Report, there has been 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 except as stated hereinafter. (i) It may be recalled that in the previous Report, we had mentioned that Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) had raised LBT demand on erstwhile merged Company, Agarwal Petrochem Private Limited for the period Jan-Jun 2017, which in line with others Petitioners, had filed a Writ Petition in the Honble Bombay High Court, which as an interim relief has directed the PMC not to initiate any coercive action against the petitioners till the further orders. Accordingly, the actual financial impact of such demand are not known due to pending assessments and the status of the case remains the same. (ii) The Asst. Commissioner of Customs, Kakinada had filed three Appeals with The Commissioner (Appeals), Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax, Guntur, after the Review Orders were passed by the Commissioner of Customs (Preventive), to set aside three Orders-in-Original, two dated 08.11.2017 and one dated 30.11.2017 respectively, passed by the Asst. Commissioner of Customs, Kakinada sanctioning thereby Special Additional Duty refunds aggregating to 86.55 Lakhs to the Company. The Commissioner (Appeals), Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax, Guntur vide its three Orders dated 29.06.2018, set aside all three Orders-in-Original passed by the Asst. Commissioner of Customs, Kakinada as stated herein above and allowed all three Applications filed by the Asst. Commissioner of Customs, Kakinada. In this regard, against the aforesaid three Orders passed by the Commissioner (Appeals), Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax, Guntur, your Company has already filed respective Appeals with the Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal at Hyderabad. (iii) The erstwhile merged Company, Agarwal Petrochem Private Limited had filed an Appeal before the Commissioner of Central Tax (Appeals- I), Mumbai against the Order-in-Original dated 19.01.2017 passed by the Asstt. Commissioner, Service Tax-I wherein a total service tax demand of 13.96 Lakhs was confirmed and imposed a penalty of the equal amount for the periods April 2010 to March 2015. However, vide Order dated 29/06/2018, the Commissioner of Central Tax (Appeals- I), Mumbai has dismissed the appeal filed by the Company and upheld the Order-in-Original as stated above. In due course, the Department announced a Scheme namely "Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019" under which

the Company applied to the Department for availing the said Scheme. The Board is happy to report that the settlement was arrived at under the Scheme and there is no pending liability under the erstwhile Excise and Service Tax Act which was abolished due to commencement of the new GST Act, 2017.

INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS AND THEIR ADEQUACY

The Company has in place adequate internal financial controls commensurate with the size, scale and nature of its operations. The Internal Auditor monitors and evaluates the efficacy and adequacy of internal control systems in the Company, its compliance with operating systems, accounting procedures and policies at all locations of the Company.

VIGIL MECHANISM / WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY

The Company has adopted a Whistle Blower Policy to provide a mechanism for the Directors and employees to report genuine concerns about any unethical behavior, actual or suspected fraud or violation of the Companys Code of Conduct. The provisions of this policy are in line with the provisions of Section 177 (9) of the Act and as per Regulation 22(1) of the SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements), Regulations 2015. The Whistle Blower Policy can be accessed on the Companys website - www.aicltd.in.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

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 Regulation 18 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations & Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015. The details relating to the same are given in Report on Corporate Governance forming part of this Board Report.

During the year under Report, the Board of Directors in its meeting held on August 14, 2019, appointed Mr. Alok Bharara, an Independent Director as Chairman of the Audit Committee and the reconstituted Audit Committee is as follows:

Mr. Alok Bharara - Independent Director - Chairman
Mr. Rajkumar Mehta - Independent Director
Mr. Mahendra Agarwal - Non Independent - Non Executive Director.

PARTICULARS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS UNDER SECTION 186 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013, ("THE ACT")

Particulars of loans given, investments made and securities provided are mentioned in the financial statement under Notes 3, 6, 10 and 13 respectively of the said statement. Your Company has not provided any guarantee or given security in connection with loan to any other body corporate or person.

RISK MANAGEMENT

The Company has constituted a Risk Management Committee, details of which are set out in the Corporate Governance Report. The Company has adopted a Risk Management Policy, pursuant to the provisions of Section 134 of the Act, which has a Risk Management framework to identify and evaluate business risks and opportunities. This framework seeks to create transparency, minimize adverse impact on business objective and enhance the Companys competitive advantage. The risk framework defines the risk management approach across the enterprise at various levels including documentation and reporting.

DIRECTORS AND KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL (KMP)

In terms of Section 149 of the Act and pursuant to the Regulation 17 of SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, the Board of the Company has optimum combination of Executive, Non-Executive and Independent Directors. The Board also comprises of an Independent Woman Director. For details, please refer to Corporate Governance Report attached hereinafter.

Re-appointments of Mr. Jaiprakash Agarwal, Mr. Lalit Agarwal and Mr. Ramchandra Agarwal:

Mr. Jaiprakash Agarwal, Mr. Lalit Agarwal and Mr. Ramchandra Agarwal, Promoter Directors and were re-appointed as the Managing Director and Whole Time Directors of the Company for a period of 3 years with effect from April 01,2016 to March 31, 2019 by the members of the Company in the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on September 22, 2016. The existing term expired on March 31,2019.

Considering the invaluable contribution to the growth and development of the Company since its inception, the Board of Directors of the Company on the recommendations of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee, re-appointed Mr. Jaiprakash Agarwal, Mr. Lalit Agarwal and Mr. Ramchandra Agarwal as the Managing Director of the Company for period of 3 Years w.e.f April 01,2019 till March 31, 2022 in their respective meetings held on March 30, 2019.

Re-appointments of Independent Directors for the Second Term:

Mr. Rajkumar Mehta, Mr. Alok Bharara, Mr. Harikrishna Patni & Mrs. Priti Lodha have been appointed as Independent Directors by the Members of the Company for the second term of 5 years w.e.f. September 30, 2019.

Ms. Lucinda Dsouza, Company Secretary / Compliance Officer of the Company resigned from the services on personal grounds and was relieved from duties w.e.f. March 31, 2020. The Board of Directors placed on record its appreciation for his dedicated services during his tenure of services in the Company.

Mr. Sachin Ghanghas was appointed Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of the Company w.e.f. April 1,2020.

In terms of Section 203 of the Act the following were designated as KMP of your Company by the Board:

Mr. Jaiprakash Agarwal - Managing Director
Mr. Lalit Agarwal - Whole Time Director
Mr. Ramchandra Agarwal - Whole Time Director
Mr. Vipin Agarwal - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sachin Ghanghas - Company Secretary (w.e.f. April 1, 2020)

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE BY INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

The Company has received declarations from all the Independent Directors confirming that they meet the criteria of independence as stipulated under Section 149(7) of the Companies Act, 2013 and as per Regulation 17 SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.

BOARD MEETINGS

During the year under review, 9 (Nine) Board Meetings (including Exclusive Meeting of Independent Directors) were held and the intervening gap between the meetings did not exceed the period prescribed under the Act, the details of which are given in the Corporate Governance Report.

BOARD EFFECTIVENESS

The Company once again emphasize that it has adopted the Governance guidelines which, inter alia, cover aspects related to composition and role of the Board, Directors, Board diversity, definition of independence and mandates of Board Committees. It also covers aspects relating to nomination, appointment, induction and development of Directors, Directors remuneration, Code of Conduct and Board Effectiveness Review.

A. Board Evaluation

During the year under review, the Board of Directors has carried out an annual evaluation of its own performance, Board Committees and individual Directors pursuant to the provisions of the Act and the corporate governance requirement as prescribed by Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) under Regulation 17(10) of SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.

The performance of the Board was evaluated by the Board after seeking inputs from the Directors on the basis of the criteria such as the Board Composition and structures, effectiveness of board processes, information and functioning, etc. The Board evaluates performance of the committees after seeking inputs from the committee members on the basis of the criteria such as the composition of committees, effectiveness of committee meetings, etc. The Board and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC) reviewed the performance of the individual Directors on the basis of the criteria such as the contribution of the individual Director to the Board and Committee meetings like preparedness on the issues to be discussed, meaningful and constructive contribution and inputs in meetings, etc.

In a separate meeting of Independent Directors, performance of Non-Independent Directors, performance of the board as a whole was evaluated, taking into account the views of the Executive Directors and Non-Executive Directors. The same was discussed in the Board meeting that followed the meeting of the Independent Directors, at which the performance of the Board, its committees and individual Directors was also discussed.

B. Appointment of Directors and Criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes, independence of a Director

As per Companys Policy, the NRC is responsible for developing competency requirements for the Board based on the industry and strategy of the Company. The NRC reviews and meets potential candidates, prior to recommending their nomination to the Board. At the time of appointment, specific requirements for the position, including expert knowledge expected, is communicated to the appointee.

The NRC has formulated the criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes and independence of Directors in terms of provisions of Section 178 (3) of the Act and Regulation 19 of SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements), Regulations 2015. Independence: A Director will be considered as an Independent Director if he/ she meets with the criteria for Independence as laid down in the Act and Regulation 16(1)(b) SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.

Competency: A transparent Board nomination process is in place that encourages diversity of thought, experience, knowledge, perspective, age and gender. It is ensured that the Board has a mix of members with different educational qualifications, knowledge and with adequate experience in banking and finance, accounting and taxation, economics, legal and regulatory matters.

Additional Positive Attributes:

• The Directors should not have any other pecuniary relationship with the Company, its subsidiaries, associates or joint ventures and the Companys promoters, except as provided under law.

• The Directors should maintain an arms length relationship between themselves and the employees of the Company, as also with the Directors and employees of its subsidiaries, associates, joint ventures, promoters and stakeholders for whom the relationship with these entities is material.

• The Directors should not be the subject of proved allegations of illegal or unethical behavior, in their Private or professional lives.

• The Directors should have the ability to devote sufficient time to the affairs of the Company.

C. Remuneration Policy

The Company had adopted a Remuneration Policy, subject to review from time to time for the Directors, KMP and other employees, pursuant to the provisions of the Act and Regulation 19(4) read with Part B of Schedule II of SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015. The key principles governing the Companys Remuneration Policy are as follows:

Remuneration for Independent Directors and Non-Independent Non-Executive Directors

• Independent Directors (ID) and Non-Independent Non-Executive Directors (NINED) may be paid sitting fees for attending the meetings of the Board and of Committees of which they may be members.

(Presently, all Independent Directors and one Non-Independent Non-Executive Director have voluntarily foregone sitting fee for attending Board and Committee Meetings.)

• Overall remuneration should be reasonable and sufficient to attract, retain and motivate Directors aligned to the requirements of the Company, taking into consideration the challenges faced by the Company and its future growth imperatives.

• Remuneration paid should be reflective of the size of the Company, complexity of the sector/ industry/ Companys operations and the Companys capacity to pay the remuneration and be consistent with recognized best practices.

• The remuneration payable to Directors shall be inclusive of any remuneration payable for services rendered in any other capacity, unless the services rendered are of a professional nature and the NRC is of the opinion that the Director possesses requisite qualification for the practice of the profession. It may be noted that the Independent Directors of the Company have voluntarily foregone remuneration of any type and kind including sitting fee and accordingly no payment is made to them in this regard. Remuneration for Managing Director (MD)/ Executive Directors (ED)/ Key Managerial Personnel (KMP)/ rest of the Employees

• The extent of overall remuneration should be sufficient to attract and retain talented and qualified individuals suitable for every role. Hence remuneration should be market competitive, driven by the role played by the individual, reflective of the size of the Company, complexity of the sector/ industry/ Companys operations and the Companys capacity to pay, consistent with recognized best practices and aligned to any regulatory requirements.

• Basic/ fixed salary is provided to all employees to ensure that there is a steady income in line with their skills and experience. It is affirmed that the remuneration paid to Managing Director, Whole Time Directors and KMP is as per the Remuneration Policy of the Company. Presently no remuneration or sitting fee, of whatsoever kind and nature, is paid to any Independent Director.

PROTECTION OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE

The Company has formulated a policy on ‘Protection of Womens Rights at Workplace as per the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013. This has been widely disseminated. There were no cases of sexual harassment received by the Company during the F.Y 2019-20 & between the end of the financial year and the date of this Report.

Mrs. Harshada Patil is the External Member of Internal Complaints Committee.

SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS

During the year under review, no significant material orders were passed by the regulators or courts or tribunals impacting the going concern status and the Companys operations.

CHANGE IN THE NATURE OF BUSINESS, IF ANY

There was no change in the nature of business of the Company during the year under review.

COMPLIANCE WITH SECRETARIAL STANDARDS ON BOARD AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS

The Company has complied with Secretarial Standards issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India on Board Meetings and Annual General Meetings.

STATUTORY AUDITORS

At the ensuing Twenty Sixth Annual General Meeting of the Company, the Members will be requested to ratify the appointment of M/s. Ladha Singhal & Associates, Chartered Accountants, Mumbai as the Auditors of the Company to hold office from the conclusion of this Annual General Meeting till the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting at such remuneration as may be mutually agreed upon between the Board of Directors of the Company and the Auditors. They have confirmed their eligibility to the effect would be within the prescribed limits under the Act and they are not disqualified for re-appointment.

The notes on financial statements referred to in the Auditors Report are self explanatory and do not call for any further comments.

The Auditors Report does not contain any qualification, reservation or adverse remark.

EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN

The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in Form MGT-9 is annexed herewith as ANNEXURE - I. SECRETARIAL AUDIT

The Board of Directors of your Company has appointed Mr. P M. Vala, Practicing Company Secretary (Membership No. FCS - 5193, CP No. - 4237) to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company for the financial year 2019-20. The Secretarial Audit Report in Form No. MR-3 for the financial year ended March 31, 2020 is annexed herewith as ANNEXURE - II.

Secretarial Auditors observations: The report does not contain any qualifications, reservation or adverse remarks.

COST AUDITOR

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 148 and other applicable provisions, if any, of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules, 2014 (including any statutory modification(s) or re-enactments thereof, for the time being in force), the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Mr. Vinayak Kulkarni, Cost Accountant (Membership No. - 28559) as the Cost Auditors to conduct the cost records of the Company for relevant segments for the financial year ending March 31,2021.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO

As required under Section 134(3)(M) of the Act, read with Rule 8 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, the information relating to Conservation of Energy, Technology Absorption and Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo, during the financial year ended March 31, 2020 is given as below :

(A) Conservation of Energy:

As stated in the Directors Report of previous financial year, conservation of energy is an ongoing process and, in this regard, your Company ensures optimal use of energy, avoid wastages and attempts to conserve energy as best as possible. However, no significant investments were made in this regard during the year under review.

(B) Technology Absorption:

As mentioned in the previous Report, your Company continues to adopt technology absorption techniques which are effective and have been successfully carried out for many years now. In its endeavor to improve constantly, your Company ensures regular monitoring and reviewing of the existing technology and always attempts if the same can be modified, upgraded or improved upon for increased and better operations. However, no specific research and development activities were carried out during the year under review.

(C) Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo:

( in Lakhs)
Particulars F.Y. 2019-20
Earnings 179.28
Outgo 58,410.19

DISCLOSURE PURSUANT TO SECTION 197(12) OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013 READ WITH COMPANIES (APPOINTMENT AND REMUNERATION OF MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL) AMENDMENT RULES, 2016

Disclosure pursuant to the Companies Act, 2013 read with Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Amendment Rules, 2016 is attached herewith as per ANNEXURE- III.

However, since there were no employees drawing remuneration in excess of the limit set out in the aforesaid amended rules, the particulars of employees required to be furnished pursuant to Section 197 (12) read with Rule 5 (2) and Rule 5 (3) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personal) Amendment Rules, 2016 does not form part of this annual report.

FIXED DEPOSITS

The Company did not accept any Fixed Deposits from the public and no fixed deposits were outstanding or unclaimed as on March 31, 2020.

STATUS OF UNCLAIMED/ UNPAID DIVIDEND AMOUNTS

The status of unclaimed/ unpaid Dividend amounts as on March 31, 2020: 13.31 Lakhs BORROWINGS AND DEBT SERVICING

During the year under review, your Company has met all its obligations towards repayment of principal and interest on loans availed.

LISTING OF SHARES

The equity shares of your Company have been listed on the BSE Limited and the National Stock Exchange of India Limited. The listing fees for the year 2020-21 have been duly paid.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Your Directors state and confirm that:

(i) in the preparation of the annual accounts for the financial year ended March 31, 2020, the applicable accounting standards read with requirements set out under Schedule III to the Act, have been followed and that there are no material departures from the same;

(ii) the Directors have selected such accounting policies and 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 as at March 31, 2020 and of the profits of the Company for the year ended on that date;

(iii) the Directors have taken proper and sufficient care for the 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 fraud and other irregularities;

(iv) the Directors have prepared the accounts for the financial year ended March 31, 2020 on a going concern basis;

(v) the Directors have laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and that such financial controls are adequate and are operating effectively;

(vi) the Directors have devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems are adequate and are operating effectively.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Your Company ensures maintaining highest standards of corporate governance as per corporate governance requirements formulated by SEBI. The report on Corporate Governance as per SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 forms an integral part of the Annual Report. (ANNEXURE - IV). The requisite certificate from the Auditors of the Company confirming compliance with the conditions of corporate governance is attached to report on corporate governance.

MANAGEMENTS DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS REPORT

Managements Discussion and Analysis Report for the year under review, as stipulated under Regulation 34(2) of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015. (ANNEXURE - V).

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

All related party transactions entered during the F. Y 2019-20 on omnibus basis were approved by the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee and were also consented by the members in the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on September 30, 2019 in accordance with Section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rules made thereunder (as amended) and as per earlier Listing Agreements and subsequently on the basis of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.

Details of related party transactions entered during the F. Y 2019-20 are placed under ANNEXURE -VI as per Form AOC-2 attached with this Board Report. The Policy on materiality of related party transactions may be accessed on the Companys website- www.aicltd.in

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The Corporate Social Responsibility Committee comprises of Mr. Jaiprakash Agarwal, Managing Director, Mr. Lalit Agarwal, Whole Time Director and Mr. Alok Bharara, an Independent Director. Mr. Jaiprakash Agarwal, Managing Director, is the Chairman of the Committee.

The details of the various projects and programs which can be undertaken by the Company as a part of its CSR Policy framework is available on its website www.aicltd.in.

The disclosures required to be given under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 8(1) of the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 are given in ANNEXURE- VII forming part of this Board Report.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Directors place on record their deep sense of appreciation for the contribution made by employees towards the success and growth of your Company. Your Directors also thank all the shareholders, investors, customers, vendors, bankers, business partners, government and regulatory authorities for their continued co-operation and support.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
Date: September 03, 2020 Jaiprakash Agarwal Managing Director
Place: Mumbai
Registered Office:
Eastern Court, Unit No. 201-202,
Plot No. 12, V. N. Purav Marg,
S. T Road, Chembur, Mumbai - 400071.