EMA India Ltd Directors Report.

To,

The Members,

Your directors have pleasure to present the 49th Annual Report of the Company together with the Audited Accounts for the financial year ended on 31st March, 2020.

Financial Results:

The summarised financial results of the Company for the financial year ended 31st March, 2020 as compared to the previous year were as under:

(Amount in Rs.)

Particulars F.Y. 2019-20 F.Y. 2018-19
Revenue from Operations 0 145000
Other Income 1440116 3035678
Total Income 1440116 3180678
Total Expenditure (Excluding Interest, Depreciation and Tax) 5322872 4798347
Profit / (Loss) before Interest, Depreciation and Tax (3882756) (1617670)
Less: Finance Costs 38 1010
Less: Depreciation and Amortization Expenses 674555 343495
Profit / (Loss) before Exceptional / Prior Period Items and Tax (4557349) (1962175)
Less: Exceptional Items 561216 -
Profit / (Loss) before Tax (5118565) (1962175)
Less: Tax Expenses 0 -
Profit / (Loss) for the year (5118565) (1962175)
Other Comprehensive Income:
Add: Items that will not be reclassified to profit or loss (1921167) (2370009)
Other Comprehensive Income for the year (1921167) (2370009)
Total Comprehensive income for the year (7039732) (4332184)

State of Companys Affairs:

The Company has shut down its manufacturing activities which results into uneconomical operations and disposing off the discarded and unviable machines, equipments and other assets of the Company.

Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures or Associate Companies:

The Company has no subsidiary, joint venture or an associate company. Accordingly, information in prescribed Form AOC-1 is not required.

Material Changes and Commitments:

There have been no material changes and commitments, affecting the financial position of the Company which have occurred between the end of the financial year of the Company to which the Financial Statements relate and the date of this Report.

Estimation of uncertainties relating to the global health pandemic from COVID-19:

The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving human tragedy declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation with adverse impact on economy and business. Supply Chain disruptions in India as a result of the outbreak started with restrictions on movement of goods, closure of borders etc., in several states followed by a nationwide lockdown from the 25th of March 2020 announced by the Indian Government, to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Due to this the operations and working of the Company were disrupted and closed. However, management has considered all essential requirements in these challenging times and in light of these circumstances, the Company has considered the possible effects that may result from COVID-19 on the carrying amounts of financials assets, inventory, receivables, advances, property plant and equipment, Intangibles etc. as well as liabilities accrued.

The impact of COVID-19 on the Companys financial statements may differ from that estimated as at the date of approval of these financial statements and the Company will continue to closely monitor if any material changes to future economic conditions.

Change in the Nature of Business:

During the year under review, there were no changes in nature of the business of the Company.

Dividend:

Your Directors are not in a position to recommend dividend as the Company is incurring losses for past than 10 years.

Reserves & Surplus:

The loss of Rs. 51.19 lakhs incurred during the year has been adjusted under the head Reserves & Surplus of the Balance Sheet.

Directors & Key Managerial Personnel:

i) Retirement by Rotation:

Ms. Ranjana Bhargava (DIN: 00234421), Whole Time Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, retires by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting of the Company and being eligible, has offered herself for re-appointment and the Board recommends her re-appointment.

ii) Changes in Directors / Key Managerial Personnel during the year:

a. The Members, at the Annual General Meeting held on July 25, 2019 approved the Re-appointment of Mr. K. D. Gupta (DIN 00374379) and Mr. Mahabir Prasad Sharma (DIN 06491244) as independent directors of the Company for a period of five (5) years with effect from September 29, 2019 to September 28, 2024.

b. At the Annual General Meeting held on July 25, 2019, Mr. Ranjana Bhargava (DIN 00234421) reappointed as Whole-time Director of the Company for the period of three years with effect from April 1, 2020.

c. During the period under review, Ms. Namita Sabharwal (M.No:A35411) ceased to be Company Secretary and Compliance officer of the Company w.e.f. July 25, 2019 due to personal reason. However, she has been reappointed as Company Secretary and Compliance officer of the Company w.e.f. November 07, 2019 by the Board.

Changes in Share Capital, if any

During the year under review, there is no change in the share capital of the Company.

Statutory Auditors & Audit Report:

Pursuant to provisions of Section 139 of the Act and Rules thereunder, M/s. Rishabh & Co., Chartered Accountants, Kanpur (FRN 010915C) were appointed as Statutory Auditors of the Company for a term of five years, to hold office from the conclusion of 46th Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 25th September, 2017, till the conclusion of the 51st Annual General Meeting to be held in the year 2022, subject to ratification of their appointment at every subsequent Annual General Meeting.

As the first proviso to sub-section (1) of Section 139 of the Act requiring ratification has been omitted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, as notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 7th May, 2018 resolution seeking ratification of their appointment does not form part of the Notice convening the 49th Annual General Meeting.

The report of Statutory Auditors does not require any comments from directors as there is no qualification, reservation, adverse remark or disclaimer.

Frauds reported by Auditors:

As per Section 143 of the Act the report of Auditors states that the Company has not committed any frauds during the year.

Particulars of Loans, Guarantees or Investment:

There were no loans, guarantees or investments made by the Company under Section 186 of the Act during the year under review and hence the provisions of the said Section have been complied with.

Related Party Transactions:

The Company has not entered into any transactions with related party. Accordingly information in prescribed Form AOC-2 is not required.

Deposits:

1. Accepted during the year: NIL

2. Remained unpaid or unclaimed as at the end of the year: NIL

3. If there has been any default in repayment of deposits or payment of interest thereon during the year and if so, number of such cases and the total amount involved: a. At the beginning of the year: NIL b. Maximum during the year: NIL c. At the end of the year: NIL

Deposits not in compliance with Chapter V of the Act:

The Company has not accepted any deposits covered under the provisions of Section 73 of the Act and the Rules made there under.

Managerial Remuneration:

In terms of the provisions of Section 197(12) of the Act read with Rule 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, a statement containing the disclosures pertaining to remuneration and other details is given below:

1. The ratio of the remuneration of each director to the median remuneration of the employees of the Company for the financial year

Name of the director Designation DIN Ratio
Ms. Ranjana Bhargava Whole Time Director and CFO 00234421 20.89:1

2. Percentage increase in remuneration of each director, CFO and CS in the financial year:

Name of the director/CEO Designation DIN/PAN Percentage increase
Ms. Ranjana Bhargava Whole Time Director and CFO 00234421 3.10%
Ms. Namita Sabharwal Company Secretary FVUPS5879D NIL

3. Percentage increase in the median remuneration of employees in the financial year: NIL

4. Number of permanent employees on the rolls of Company: 5

5. The Company is giving statutory increase in average remuneration of workers since the Company is incurring losses.

6. We confirm that the remuneration is as per the remuneration policy of the Company.

7. The Company has no employee including the directors of the Company who are in receipt of remuneration in excess of Rs.8.5 lakh per month or Rs. 102 lakh per annum.

The statement containing names of top ten employees in terms of the remuneration drawn and the particulars of employees as required pursuant to Section 197 (12) of the Act read with Rules 5(2) and 5(3) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 in respect of the employees of the Company are available for inspection by members at the Registered Office of the Company 21 days before the Annual General Meeting, during business hours on any working days (Monday to Friday) of the Company upto the date of the ensuing Annual General Meeting. Any member who is interested in obtaining a copy thereof, may write to the Company Secretary at the Registered Office of the Company and the same will be furnished on such request.

Directors Responsibility Statement:

In accordance with the provisions of Section 134(5) of the Act your directors state that:

(a) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards had been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures, if any;

(b) the directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company and of the profit and loss of the Company at the end of the financial year;

(c) the directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

(d) the directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;

(e) the directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and that such internal financial controls were adequate and were operating effectively; and

(f) the directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

Compliance of Secretarial Standards:

During the financial year under review, the Company has complied with the applicable SS-1 (Secretarial Standard on Meetings of the Board of Directors) and SS-2 (Secretarial Standard on General Meetings) issued by the institute of Company Secretaries of India and approved by the Central Government.

Declaration by Independent Directors:

The Company has received declaration from all the independent directors of the Company in accordance with the provisions of Section 149 of the Act, whose names are as under:

1. Mr. Krishna Das Gupta

2. Mr. Mahabir Prasad Sharma

Audit Committee:

As per the Section 177 of the Act The audit committee consists of the following non-executive directors. The composition of Audit Committee is as under:

Name of the Director Position held in the Committee Category of the Director
Ms. Rakshita Bhargava Chairperson Non-Executive Non Independent Director
Mr. Krishna Das Gupta Member Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr. Mahabir Prasad Sharma Member Non-Executive Independent Director

Nomination comprises and Remuneration Committee:

As per the Section 178(1) of the Act, the Companys Nomination and Remuneration Committee of following three Non-executive Directors:

Name of the Director Position held in the Committee Category of the Director
Mr. Krishna Das Gupta Chairman Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr. Mahabir Prasad Sharma Member Non-Executive Independent Director
Ms. Rakshita Bhargava Member Non-Executive Non Independent Director

Stakeholder Relationship Committee:

The members of Stakeholder Relationship Committee are as follows:

Directors Position held in the Committee Designation
Ms. Rakshita Bhargava Chairperson Non-Executive Non Independent Director
Mr. Krishna Das Gupta Member Non-Executive Independent Director
Mr. Mahabir Prasad Sharma Member Non-Executive Independent Director

Role of Nomination and Remuneration Committee:

1. To identify persons who are qualified to become Directors and who may be appointed in senior management in accordance with the criteria laid down, recommend to the Board their appointment and removal and shall carry out evaluation of every Directors performance.

2. To formulate the criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes and independence of a Director and recommend to the Board a policy, relating to the remuneration for the Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and other employees.

3. The Committee shall ensure that the level and composition of remuneration is reasonable and sufficient to attract, retain and motivate Directors of the quality required to run the Company successfully and relationship of remuneration to performance is clear and meets appropriate performance benchmarks.

4. The Committee shall ensure that the remuneration to Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and senior management involves a balance between fixed and incentive pay reflecting short and long-term performance objectives appropriate to the working of the Company and its goals.

5. Regularly review the Human Resource function of the Company and reassess the adequacy of this charter periodically and recommend any proposed changes to the Board for approval from time to time

6. Discharge such other function(s) or exercise such power(s) as may be delegated to the Committee by the Board from time to time and make reports to the Board as appropriate.

7. Such other work and policy, related and incidental to the objectives of the committee as per provisions of the Act and rules made there under.

Remuneration Policy:

1. The remuneration paid to Executive Directors is recommended by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and approved by Board in Board Meeting, subject to the subsequent approval of the shareholders at the General Meeting and such other authorities, as may be required. The remuneration is decided after considering various factors such as qualification, experience, performance, responsibilities shouldered, industry standards as well as financial position of the Company.

2. The Non-Executive Directors are paid remuneration by way of Sitting Fees. The Non-Executive Directors are paid sitting fees for each meeting of the Board of Directors attended by them.

Annual Evaluation of Board of its own performance, of its Committees and Individual Directors:

The Company has established a framework for performance evaluation in line with applicable regulatory provisions and in compliance with the Act and the performance evaluation of the Board and its Committees were carried out during the year under review.

The evaluation was made in the overall context of the effectiveness of the Board and the respective Committees in providing guidance to the operating management of the Company, level of attendance in the Board/Committee meetings, constructive participation in the discussion on the agenda items, effective discharge of the functions and roles of the Board/ Committees. A detailed discussion followed on the basis of the aforesaid criteria and the Board collectively agreed that the Board and all its Committees fulfilled the above criteria and positively contributed in the decision making process at the Board/Committee level.

The Board has evaluated the performance of all the individual directors on the basis of evaluation criteria specified in the Nomination and Remuneration policy of the Company.

The Nomination and Remuneration Committee has reviewed the performance of all the individual directors (Independent Directors, Non-Independent Directors and the Chairperson of the Company) based on their knowledge, level of preparation and effective participation in meetings, understanding of their role as Directors, etc.

The Independent Directors of the Company have also reviewed the performance of the Non- Independent Directors, the Chairperson and the Board. Structured questionnaires were evolved and used by the reviewers to assess Board effectiveness and for evaluation of Non-Independent Directors, Independent Directors, Committees and Chairperson. The Board would use the results of the evaluation process to improve its effectiveness in the best interest of the Company.

Corporate Social Responsibility:

The provisions of Corporate Social Responsibility under the Act are not applicable to the Company.

Conservation of Energy, Technology Absorption, Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo:

A) Conservation of Energy:

The operations of the Company are not energy intensive therefore no capital investment has been made on energy conservation equipments during the year. The Company has endeavoured to conserve energy consumption, wherever feasible and has not utilized alternate sources of equipments.

B) Technology Absorption:

No new technology has been imported during last 5 years. However, the technology for Transistorized Converters, other equipments and parts of Induction Heating Machines imported has been fully absorbed.

The industry has been under recession from past many years due to which manufacturing is unviable at low volumes and as a result of which Company is incurring losses from its manufacturing activities and has shut down manufacturing activities and dispose off plant and machinery.

C) Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo:

The details of earnings and outgo in foreign exchange are as under:

1. Foreign exchange outflows: Rs. 4.48 lakhs (previous year Rs. 1.71 lakhs)

2. Foreign exchange inflows: NIL (previous year NIL)

Extract of Annual Return:

The Extract of Annual Return in Form MGT-9 pursuant to Section 92(3) of the Act and rule 12 of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014 for the financial year ended 31st March, 2020 is appended as ANNEXURE-A to this Report.

Details of Board Meeting Held during the Year:

No. of Board Meetings held during the year: 4

Date of Board Meeting 07.05.2019 25.07.2019 07.11.2019 13.02.2020
No. of directors present 4 4 4 4

Secretarial Audit Report:

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204(1) of the Act read with rule 9 of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Company had appointed Mr. Awashesh Dixit, Company Secretary in Practice (CP. No. 15398), Kanpur as the Secretarial Auditor, for conducting the Secretarial Audit of the Company and furnishes his report to the Board.

The Secretarial Audit Report forms part of this Report as ANNEXURE-B. There are no qualifications or observations or other remarks made by the Secretarial Auditor on the audit conducted by him in his Report for the year under review.

Internal Auditor:

M/s. Shishir Saxena and Co., Chartered Accountants, having office at 502, Gopala Chambers, 14/123, Parade, Kanpur (U.P.) - 208001 were appointed as the Internal Auditor of the Company for the financial year 2020-21.

Vigil Mechanism:

As per Section 177(9) and (10) of the Act, the Company has established Vigil Mechanism for directors and employees to report genuine concerns and made provisions for direct access to the chairperson of the Audit Committee. Company has formulated the present policy for establishing the vigil mechanism/Whistle Blower Policy to safeguard the interest of its stakeholders, Directors and employees, to freely communicate and address to the Company their genuine concerns in relation to any illegal or unethical pr actice being carried out in the Company.

Adequacy of Internal Financial Controls:

The Company has, in all material respects, an adequate system of internal controls over financial reporting and such internal controls over financial reporting were operating effectively as at 31st March, 2020.

Management Discussion and Analysis Report:

The Company is facing losses from the last few years, the Company has shut down its manufacturing activities due to continued recession in industry which results into uneconomical operations and disposing off the discarded and unviable machines, equipments and other assets of the Company. The Company has adequate internal controls commensurate to the size of the Company.

Significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courts or tribunals impacting the going concern status and

Companys operations in future:

There are no significant and material orders passed by the Regulators or Courts or Tribunals which may impact the going concern status and Companys operations in future.

Disclosure under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013:

The Company has in place an Anti Sexual Harassment Policy in line with the requirements of The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. All employees are covered under this policy and during the year no complaints have been received from them.

Risk Management Policy and Identification of Key Risks:

The Management of the Company has framed risk management policy and identified the key risks to the business and its existence. There are no risks identified that may threaten the existence of the Company.

Maintenance of Cost Records:

The Central Government has not specified maintenance of cost records, for any of the products of the Company, under Section 148(1) of the Act.

Acknowledgement:

Your Directors wish to express their grateful appreciation to the continued co-operation received from the Banks, Government Authorities, Customers, Vendors and Shareholders during the year under review. Your Directors also wish to place on record their deep sense of appreciation for the committed service of the Executives, Staff and Workers of the Company.