Crane Infrastructure Ltd Management Discussions.

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW & FUTURE OUTLOOK

The real estate sector is one of the most recognized sectors. In India, real estate is the second largest employer after agriculture and is slated to grow at 30% over the next decade. The real estate sector comprises of four sub sectors - housing, retail, hospitality, and commercial. The growth of this sector is well complemented by the growth of the corporate environment and the demand for office space as well as urban and semiurban accommodations. The construction industry ranks third among the 14 major sectors in terms of direct, indirect and induced effects in all sectors of the economy. The global warehousing and storage industry has witnessed significant growth during the last five years. The Indian warehousing industry is set to grow at a CAGR of 8%-10% and modern warehousing at 25%- 30% over the next 5 years due to various factors including the anticipated increase in global demand, growth in organized retail and increasing manufacturing activities, presence of extremely affordable and desirable e-commerce options and growth in international trade. The Government of India along with the governments of the respective states have taken several initiatives to encourage the development in the sector. The Smart City Project, where there is a plan to build 100 smart cities, is a prime opportunity for the real estate companies.

BUSINESS OVERVIEW

The Board of Directors of the Company, during the year, have explored all the possibilities to develop its properties. Although there is acute shortage of quality warehousing facilities, due to prevailing subdued market conditions and increasing input costs, the Company has been adopting a conscious approach. Many of the projects are at different stages of planning as well as getting requisite statutory approvals, which will help to move forward, when the conditions improve. In the medium term, the Company also plans for development of transport infrastructure projects, such as Logistics Parks, Warehouses, truck terminals, FTWZs etc in a phased manner. The revenue stream for these projects will primarily be lease based, on long term basis. In case of developing Logistics Parks & Warehouses, your Company shall be looking for strategic partners/investors having long term perspective with reasonable return expectation once the requisite permissions etc. are in place. Many of these projects are presently at various levels of planning as well as of getting requisite statutory approvals. Management will keep you informed on the development plans, from time to time

Companys performance

During the Year under review revenue from operations for the financial year 2019-20 isRs.99.86 lakhs was improved by 20.38 % over last year (Rs82.95 lakhs in 2018-19). Profit after tax (PAT) for the financial year 2019-20 is Rs.48.61 Lakhs was increased by 14.80 %over last year (Rs.42.34 Lakhs in 2018-19).

Details of Significant changes (ie change of 25% or more as compared to immediately previous financial year) in the following key financial ratios along with explanations:

Current ratio was 4.5 times in the financial year 2019-20 and it was 3.21 times in the previous financial year 2018-19.

Hence it was increased by 28.80% in the financial year 2019-20 compared to the previous financial year 2018-19

Explanation: During the year due to the improvement of revenue leads to more cash receipts, and non significant change in the current liabilities the current ratio has increased.

Debt equity ratio was 7.2 times in the financial year 2019-20 and it was 12.46 times in the previous financial year 2018-19.

Hence it was decreased by 42.27% in the financial year 2019-20 compared to the previous financial year 2018-19.

Explanation: During the year due to the part payment of principal loan amount and increase of profit causes the decrease of debt equity ratio.

Debtors turnover ratio was 7.47 times in the financial year 2019-20 and it was 10.64 times in the previous financialyear 2018-19.

Hence it was decreased by 29.81% in the financial year 2019-20 compared to the previous financial year 2018-19.

Explanation: During the year due to the increase of more revenue with proportionate to increase of accounts receivables causes the decrease of debtors turnover ratio.

Details of non Significant changes (ie change is not more than 25% as compared to immediately previous financial year) in the following key financial ratios :

Operating profit ratio was 61.07 percentage of total revenue in the financial year 2019-20 and it was 64.7 percentage in the previous financialyear 201819.

Hence it was decreased by 05.61% in the financial year 2019-20 compared to the previous financial year 2018-19.

Net profit ratio was 48.67 percentage of total revenue in the financial year 2019-20 and it was 51.04 percentage in the previous financialyear 2018-19.

Hence it was decreased by 04.64% in the financial year 2019-20 compared to the previous financial year 2018-19.

Details of Changes in return on net worth compared to the immediately previous financial year:

Return on net worth was 4.56 times in the financial year 2019-20 and it was 4.17 times in the financial year 2018-19.Hence it was increased by 9.35% in the financial year2019-20 compared to the previous financial year 2018-19.

THREATS, RISKS & CONCERNS

This sector faces various degrees of uncertainty, both at the macro and micro levels. The Company being in the same sector is not an exception. Right from the time of acquisition of land for construction, to the time of sale of finished properties, the Company faces various regulatory requirements. Some of these requirements such as land acquisition, permitted land use, approval from multiple government authorities, development of land and construction thereon, stringent environmental and safety standards etc. increases cost as well as affects timeliness of a project.

MATERIAL DEVELOPMENTS IN HUMAN RESOURCES/INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The timely availability of skilled and technical personnel is one of the key challenges. The Company maintains healthy and motivating work environment through various measures.

There were no material developments in human resources /Industrial relations during the financial year 2019-20.

As of 31stMarch 2020, your Company had no permanent employees on its rolls.

INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM AND ITS ADEQUACY

The Company has an adequate internal control systems, commensurate with size and nature of its business. The system is supported by documented policies, guidelines and procedures to monitor business and operational performance which are aimed at ensuring business integrity and promoting operational efficiency. Internal controls are supplemented by an extensive programme of internal audit, review by management with reference to the documented policies, guidelines and procedures. These controls are designed to ensure that financial and other records are reliable for preparing financial information and other reports and for maintaining regular accountability of the Companys assets and operations.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT

Certain Statements found in the Management Discussion and Analysis Report may constitute "Forward Looking Statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws and regulations. These forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be different from any future results, performance and achievements expressed or implied by these statements.

M/s K.SrinivasaRao& Naga Raju Associates., Company Secretaries, Vijayawada have certified none of the Directors on the Board of the Company as stated for the Financial Year ending on 31st March, 2020 have been debarred or disqualified from being appointed or continuing as Directors of companies by the Securities and Exchange Board of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, or any such other Statutory Authority.