Gland Pharma Ltd Directors Report.

Dear Members,

Your Directors take pleasure in presenting the 43rd Annual Report on the performance of the Company, along with the audited Standalone and Consolidated Financial Statements for the Year ended 31st March, 2021.

CORPORATE AFFAIRS & FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

Financial Highlights

(Rs in million)

Standalone Consolidated Standalone
Particulars Year Ended Year Ended Year Ended
2020-21 2020-21 2019-20
Income 35,976.52 35,976.52 27,724.08
Profit Before Interest, Depreciation and Tax 14,370.43 14,370.01 10,946.35
Finance cost (34.11) (34.11) (71.82)
Profit Before Depreciation and Tax 14,336.32 14,335.90 10,874.53
Depreciation (987.80) (987.80) (945.87)
Profit Before Exceptional Items and Tax 13,348.52 13,348.10 9,928.66
Exceptional Items - - -
Profit Before Tax 13,348.52 13,348.10 9,928.66
Provision for Taxation
Current tax (3,394.46) (3,394.46) (2,513.97)
Deferred tax (1.20) (1.20) 318.21
Taxes for earlier years 17.19 17.19 (4.32)
Profit After Tax 9,970.05 9,969.63 7,728.58
Less : Total other Comprehensive Income / (Loss) for the year, net of tax (8.71) (8.72) (52.20)
Total Comprehensive Income for the year, net of tax 9,961.34 9,960.91 7,676.38
Earnings Per Share (Rs)
(for Equity share of RS.1/- each)
Basic 63.07 63.07 49.88
Diluted 62.99 62.99 49.88

Note: As FY 2020-21 is the first year for Consolidated Financial Reporting, the Financials for FY 2019-20 represents both Standalone and Comparative Consolidated Figures.

Annual Return [Section 134(3)(a)]

The Annual Return of the Company as on March.31, 2021 is available on the Companys website and can be accessed at https://glandpharma.com/investors/shareholder_information

Meetings of the Board of Directors [Section 134(3) (b)]

During the year under review, the Board of Directors met 10 times on 3rd June, 2020; 18th June, 2020; 10th July, 2020; 30th September, 2020; 22nd October, 2020; 31st October, 2020; 3rd November, 2020; 12th November, 2020; 17th November, 2020 and 22nd January, 2021.

Directors Responsibility Statement [Section 134(3) (c) and 134(5)]

In terms of Section 134(3)(c) and 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 your directors state that :

a) in preparation of the annual accounts for the year ended 31st March, 2021; the applicable accounting standards have been followed along with proper explanations relating to material departures, if any.

b) they have 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 as at March.31, 2021 and of the profit of the Company for the year ended on that date.

c) they 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.

d) they have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.

e) they have laid down proper internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and they were adequate and operating effectively and

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

Declaration by Independent Directors [Section 134(3)(d)]

All the Independent Directors of the Company have given declarations confirming that they continue to meet the criteria of independence as laid down under Section 149(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Regulation 16(1)(b) of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015. The independent directors have also confirmed compliance with the Code of conduct laid down under Schedule IV of the Companies Act, 2013.

Companys policy on Directors appointment and remuneration and Criteria for determining qualifications,PositiveAttributesandIndependence of a Director [Section 134(3)(e)]

The Company has constituted a Nomination and Remuneration Committee which has been entrusted the responsibility of selecting and recommending the appointment and remuneration of Directors. The Committee while making appointments and fixing the remuneration of Directors will take into consideration the following:

a) their qualification

b) past record, especially their credentials and achievements, experience, past remuneration

c) job profile and suitability

d) comparative remuneration with the industry in line with size and profits of the Company

e) their pecuniary relationship with the promoters.

Further, the Nomination and Remuneration Committee also, while recommending and appointing independent Directors will evaluate the following:

a) their qualification

b) credentials, past experience in the fields of finance, management, technology, taxation and other related fields

c) expertise in similar industry

d) confirmation from the Internal Auditors that there is no pecuniary relationship with the Company or other parties in terms of Section 149(6) of the Companies Act, 2013.

The terms and conditions for appointment of Independent Directors and the Code of Conduct of Board of Directors and Senior Management Personnel are available on the Companys website and can be accessed at https://glandpharma.com/ investors/corporate_governance

Audit Reports [Section 134(3)(f)]

The Independent Auditors Report on Standalone Financial Statements and Consolidated Financial Statements given by M/s. S.R. Batliboi & Associates, LLP, Statutory Auditors of the Company does not contain any qualifications, reservation or adverse remarks.

The Secretarial Audit Report given by M/s. RVR & Associates, Company Secretaries LLP does not contain any qualifications, reservation or adverse remarks.

Frauds reported by Auditors [Section 134(3)(ca)]

The Statutory Auditors did not report any frauds during the financial year under review under Section 143(12).

Particulars of Loans, Guarantees and Investments [Section 134(3)(g)]

During the year under review, the Company did not extend any Loans or Guarantees as covered under the provisions of Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013. The Company has incorporated a subsidiary in Singapore and has invested US$ 75,000/- in that Wholly-owned Subsidiary. The details are also provided in Note No. 5 to the standalone financial statements.

Particulars of contracts with Related Parties [Section 134(3)(Rs)]

The Companys transactions with Related Parties are at arms length and were in the ordinary course of business only. The Company does not have any related party transactions, which may have potential conflict with the interests of the Company. All Related Party transactions have been reported in Notes to Accounts and do not cover under the provisions of Section 188(1) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rules made thereunder.

The details of the Related Party transactions were provided in Annexure D to this Report. The policy on materiality of Related Party transactions and on dealing with Related Party transactions as approved by the Board of Directors is available on the Companys website and can be accessed at https:// glandpharma.com/images/Policy_on_related_party.pdf

Members may refer to Note 36 to the Standalone Financial Statement which sets out related party disclosures pursuant to Ind AS.

Company Affairs [Section 134(3)(i)]

Research and Development

R&D is another focus area for Gland. Led by Dr. C.S. Venkatesan and Dr. S. Sridevi, each with over 2 decades of experience, Gland has a team of close to 270 scientists working in the areas of:

• Formulation Development

• Analytical Method Development

• API Process Development

• Stability Studies, etc.

Financial Highlights [Rule 8(5)(i) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

Performance and Operations Review

During the year, the total income of the Company was RS.35,976.52 million as against RS.27,724.08 million during the previous year reflecting a growth of 29.77%.

Exports

Exports contribution to the revenue of the Company is approximately 84%. Your Company exports to almost 60 countries across 6 continents. During the year, the Company has achieved an export turnover of RS.29,064.51 million and Export incentives of RS.392.39 million.

Domestic Operations

The Domestic sales during the year 2020-21 amounts to RS.5,171.86 million. Domestic sales include Co-Marketing, which is a major revenue source for your Company in Domestic segment.

Taxation

The Company has made an Income Tax provision of RS.3,394.46 million for the period under review as against RS.2,513.97 million for the previous year.

Borrowings

The Company has no outstanding borrowings as on date of this Report. However, outstanding amount of Deferred Sales tax amounting to RS.40.69 million was classified as borrowings as per Indian Accounting Standards.

Capital Expenditure

During the year under review, the Company has incurred capital expenditure of RS.2,287.76 million at its manufacturing facilities at Dundigal, Pashamylaram, VSEZ and Pharmacity.

Share Capital

During the year under review, the Company has issued and allotted 8,333,333 fully paid-up equity shares in the Initial Public Offer during November, 2020. The Company has also issued and allotted 310,100 fully paid-up equity shares to its employees under the Employee Stock Option Scheme, 2019. Consequently, the issued, subscribed and paid-up share capital of the Company was increased from RS.154,949,490/- (divided into 154,949,490 equity shares of RS.1/- each) to RS.163,592,923/- (divided into 163,592,923 equity shares of RS.1/- each). The equity shares issued under the Employee Stock Option Scheme, 2019 rank pari-passu with the existing equity shares of the Company.

General Reserve [Section 134(3)(j)]:

During the financial year under review, no amount was transferred to General Reserve.

Dividends [Section 134(3)(k)]

The Board of Directors does not recommend dividend for this year. The Company is in compliance with its Dividend Distribution policy as approved by the Board. In compliance with the requirements under Regulation 43A of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015; the policy is annexed as Annexure A to this Report.

Material Changes and commitments [Section 134(3) (l)]

There were no material changes occurred or commitments made by the management from the end of the financial year till the date of this report, which may affect the financial position of the Company.

Conservation of Energy, Technology Absorption and Foreign Exchange Earnings & Outgo [Section 134(3)(m)]

Particulars as required under Section 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 8(3) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 are provided as Annexure G to this Report.

Employee Stock Option Scheme

The Company has an Employee Stock Option Scheme, namely ‘Gland Pharma Employee Stock Option Scheme, 2019 (ESOP Scheme, 2019) that helps the Company to retain and attract the right talent. The ESOP Compensation Committee administers the ESOP Scheme. There was no change in the ESOP Scheme during the year under review. The ESOP Scheme is in compliance with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Share Based Employee Benefits) Regulations, 2014 (SBEB Regulations). Details of the Employee Stock Option Scheme-2019 have also been provided in Note No. 34 of the standalone financial statement. During FY 2020-21, no employee was issued options equal to or exceeding 1% of the issued share capital of the Company at the time of grant.

In compliance with the requirements of the SBEB Regulations, a certificate from auditors confirming implementation of ESOP Scheme in accordance with the said regulations and shareholders resolution will be available electronically for inspection by the members during the annual general meeting of the Company.

Details of the shares issued under ESOP scheme and the disclosures in compliance with SEBI Regulations, are uploaded on the Companys website at https://glandpharma.com/ investors/shareholder_information

The details of stock options are as mentioned in Annexure H and forms part of this Report. Further, the details of this stock options stated in the notes to accounts of the financial statements also forms part of this annual report.

Risk Management [Section 134(3)(n)]

The Board of Directors of the Company has constituted a Risk Management Committee, which oversees the Enterprise Risk Management process. The Committee shall meet as and when required and atleast once in a year. The Audit Committee has additional oversight in the area of financial risks and controls.

The Company has formulated a Risk Management policy. Risks are classified in different categories such as Financial, Operational, Legal and Strategic risks. These risks are reviewed from time to time and controls are put in place with specific responsibility of the concerned Officer of the Company. However, the Board could not identify any major risks, which may threaten the immediate existence of the Company.

Corporate Social Responsibility [Section 134(3)(o)]

The Company had constituted a ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Committee to decide upon and implement the Corporate Social Responsibility Policy (CSR policy) of the Company.

The brief outline of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy of the Company and the initiatives undertaken by the Company on CSR activities during the year are set out in Annexure E to this Report in the format prescribed in the Companies (CSR policy) Rules, 2014.

The Corporate Social Responsibility policy of the Company can be accessed at https://glandpharma.com/investors/corporate_ governance

Board Evaluation [Section 134(3)(p)]

The evaluation of all the Directors including the Chairman, the MD & CEO and the Board as a whole was carried out based on the criteria and framework approved by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. A detailed disclosure on the parameters and the process of Board evaluation as well as the outcome has been provided in the Report on Corporate Governance.

The policy on evaluation of Independent Directors and Directors of the Company can be accessed at https://glandpharma.com/ investors/corporate_governance

Nature of business [Rule 8(5)(ii) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

Gland Pharma is engaged in the development, manufacture, sale and distribution of Pharmaceuticals. There was no change in the nature of the business of the Company during the financial year under review.

Change in the Directors or Key Managerial Personnel [Rule 8(5)(iii) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

Directors

During the year under review, the following are the changes made in the constitution of the Board of Directors of the Company.

(i) Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 149 and 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Mr. Wu Yifang was appointed as additional Director on 30th September, 2020. The Members of the Company in their Extraordinary General Meeting held on 21st October, 2020 appointed Mr. Wu Yifang as Non-Executive Nominee Director (change in designation from Additional Director to Director).

(ii) Mr. Moheb Ali ceased to be a Director with effect from 8th October, 2020 due to his unfortunate and untimely demise.

(iii) Mr. Peng Yiran resigned as Director with effect from 10th October, 2020 consequent to his decision to persue better opportunities outside Fosun Pharma. He confirmed that there were no other material reasons for his resignation.

(iv) Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 149, 150 and 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and after considering his integrity, proficiency in Law, expertise and experience; Mr. Essaji Goolam Vahanvati has been appointed as an Additional Director and designated as Independent Director by the Board of Directors on 30th September, 2020. The Members of the Company in their Extraordinary General Meeting held on 21st October, 2020 appointed Mr. Essaji Goolam Vahanvati as Director (change in designation from Additional Director to Director) and Independent Director for a period of five years with effect from 30th September, 2020.

(v) As per the provisions of Section 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Articles of Association of the Company; Mr. Srinivas Sadu, Managing Director and Mr.Li Dongming, Director retire by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for reappointment. Based on the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, the Board recommends the re-appointment of Mr. Srinivas Sadu and Mr. Li Dongming as Directors, liable to retire by rotation.

(vi) Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 149,150 and 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, the Board of Directors appointed Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai as an Additional Director and Independent Director for a period of five years on 17th May, 2021. The Board recommends the appointment of Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai as Director (change in designation from Additional Director to Director) and Independent Director for a period of five years with effect from 17th May, 2021.

(vii) Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 149 and 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, the Board of Directors appointed Dr. Allen Zhang as an Additional Director on 17th May, 2021. The Board recommends the appointment of Dr. Allen Zhang as Director liable to retire by rotation.

The Board recommends the aforementioned appointments for approval of the members at the ensuing Annual General Meeting. Brief profile, expertise in specific functional areas, names of the listed companies in which the above-named directors hold directorships, committee memberships/ chairmanships, disclosure of relationship between directors inter-se, shareholding in Gland Pharma, etc., are furnished in the Notice of the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

Subsidiaries and Associates [Rule 8(5)(iv) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

During the year under review, the Company has incorporated ‘Gland Pharma International Pte. Ltd., a Wholly-owned Subsidiary in Singapore.

Gland Pharma Limited is a subsidiary of Fosun Pharma Industrial Pte. Ltd., a Singapore company, which holds approximately 58.25% of shareholding in Gland Pharma Limited.

Details of the subsidiary are set out as Annexure B to this Report. Pursuant to Section 129(3) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 5 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014; a statement containing salient features of the financial statement of the subsidiary in Form AOC-1 is provided as Annexure C to the Directors Report. The consolidated financial statements presented in this annual report include financial results of the subsidiary.

Copies of the financial statements of the subsidiary are accessible at https://glandpharma.com/investors/financials

Deposits [Rule 8(5)(v) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

The Company has not accepted any deposits within the meaning of Section 73 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014. There are no unpaid or unclaimed deposits as the Company had never accepted deposits within the meaning of the Act and the rules made thereunder.

Significant and Material Orders [Rule 8(5)(vii) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

No significant or material orders were passed by the regulators or courts or tribunals which could impact the ‘going concern status and the future operations of the Company.

Internal Financial controls [Rule 8(5)(viii) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

The Company appointed M/s. Y. Raghuram & Co., Chartered Accountants as Internal Auditors of the Company. The Company has laid down an adequate system of internal controls, policies and procedures for ensuring orderly and efficient conduct of the business, including adherence to the Companys policies, safeguarding of its assets, prevention and detection of frauds and errors, accuracy and completeness of the accounting records and timely preparation of reliable financial disclosures.

The current system of internal financial controls is aligned with the statutory requirements. Effectiveness of internal financial controls is ensured through management reviews, controlled self- assessment and independent testing by the Internal Audit team.

Maintenance of Cost records [Rule 8(5)(ix) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

The Company has been maintaining Cost records as required under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

Disclosure under The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 [Rule 8(5)(x) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

The Company has in place a policy on Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment at workplace in line with the requirements of The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. An Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) has been set up to redress complaints received regarding sexual harassment. The policy has set guidelines on the redressal and enquiry process that is to be followed by complainants and the ICC, whilst dealing with issues related to sexual harassment at the work place. All women employees (permanent, temporary, contractual and trainees) are covered under this policy.

The Company has received one complaint during the year and appropriate action was taken against the accused. There are no pending complaints as at the end of the financial year.

Proceeding pending under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 [Rule 8(5)(xi) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

No application has been made or any proceeding is pending under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Difference in Valuation [Rule 8(5)(xii) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014]

The Company never made any One Time Settlements against the Loans obtained from Banks and Financial institutions and hence this clause is not applicable.

Management Discussion and Analysis Report

The Management Discussion and Analysis Report for the year under review, as required under Regulation 34 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 is presented in a separate section in this Report.

Business Responsibility Report

Pursuant to Regulation 34 of The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015; the Business Responsibility Report (BRR) is presented in a separate section in this Report.

Vigil Mechanism [Section 177(9) and 177(10)]

The Company, as required under Rule 7 of Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules, 2014; has established a Vigil Mechanism for their Directors, employees and other stakeholders to report their genuine concerns or grievances either in writing or by email to the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

The Audit Committee of the Company shall oversee the vigil mechanism, which provides for adequate safeguards against victimisation of employees and Directors who avail of the vigil mechanism.

All the employees and Directors of the Company are provided direct access to the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Secretarial Standards

The Company has complied with the applicable Secretarial Standards i.e., SS-1 and SS-2, relating to ‘Meetings of the Board of Directors and ‘General Meetings, respectively.

Auditors

Statutory Auditors

M/s. S.R. Batliboi & Associates, LLP, Chartered Accountants, Hyderabad were appointed as Statutory Auditors of the Company to hold office from the conclusion of the 40th Annual General Meeting to the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting for the financial year 2022-23.

Secretarial Auditors

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Rules made thereunder, the Company has appointed RVR & Associates, Company Secretaries to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company. The Secretarial Audit Report is annexed as Annexure-F to this Report.

Committees of the Board of Directors a) Audit Committee [Section 177]

The primary objective of the Audit Committee of the Company is to monitor and provide effective supervision of the managements financial reporting process with a view to ensure accurate, timely and proper disclosures and the transparency, integrity and quality of financial reporting.

The Audit Committee will review periodically the internal control systems, scope of audit including the observations of auditors, if any and review the half yearly and annual financial statements before submission to the Board and also ensures compliance with internal control system.

The terms of reference of the Committee are wide enough to cover matters specified for Audit Committees under Section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013.

During the year under review, the Audit Committee met on 3rd June, 2020, 30th September, 2020 and 22nd January, 2021.

Composition and attendance of Audit Committee

Name of the Director Position Category No. of Meetings attended
Mr. Moheb Ali Mohammed Chairman (till 08.10.2020) Independent Director 1
Mr. Satyanarayana Murthy Chavali Chairman (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) Independent Director 3
Mr. Essaji Goolam Vahanvati Member (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) Independent Director 1
Ms. Xiaohui Guan Member Non-Executive Director 3

Mr. Srinivas Sadu, CEO & Managing Director, Mr. Ravi Shekhar Mitra, CFO and Mr.Wu Rong, Chief Financial Controller of the Company are the Special invitees to every Audit Committee Meeting.

b) Nomination and Remuneration Committee [Section 178]

The purpose of the Remuneration Committee of the Company shall be to discharge the Boards responsibilities relating to remuneration of the Companys Executive Directors. The Committee has overall responsibility for formulating the criteria for determining qualifications and independence of a Director and recommends to the Board, a policy relating to the remuneration for the directors, key managerial personnel and other employees.

During the year under review, the Nomination and Remuneration Committee met 4 times on 3rd June, 2020; 30th September, 2020; 21st January, 2021 and 29th March, 2021.

Composition and attendance of Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Name of the Director Position Category No. of Meetings attended
Mr. Moheb Ali Mohammed Chairman (till 08.10.2020) Independent Director 1
Mr. Satyanarayana Murthy Chavali Chairman (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) Independent Director 4
Mr. Essaji Goolam Vahanvati Member (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) Independent Director 2
Mr. Udo Johannes Vetter Member Non-Executive Director 2
Mr. Dongming Li Member Non-Executive Director 4

c) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee [Section 135]

The Company has constituted the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Committee for formulating and recommending to the Board of Directors, a Corporate Social Responsibility Policy for the Company, which shall indicates the activities to be undertaken by the Company as specified in the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made thereunder.

The Corporate Social Responsibility Committee recommends the amount of expenditure to be incurred by the Company on CSR activities and monitor the Corporate Social Responsibility Policy of the Company from time to time.

During the year under review, the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee met on 3rd June, 2020 and 16th March, 2021.

Composition and attendance of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

Name of the Director Position Category No. of Meetings attended
Mr. Moheb Ali Mohammed Chairman (till 08.10.2020) Independent Director 1
Mr. Srinivas Sadu Chairman (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) CEO & Managing Director 2
Mr. Yiran Peng Member (till 10.10.2020) Non-Executive Director 1
Mr. Li Dongming Member (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) Non-Executive Director 1
Mr. Essaji Goolam Vahanvati Member (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) Independent Director 1

d) Stakeholders Relationship and Share Transfer Committee

The Company has constituted the ‘Stakeholders Relationship and Share Transfer Committee during February 2020 for resolving the grievances of the security holders of the Company including complaints related to transfer / transmission of shares, non-receipt of annual report, non-receipt of declared dividends, issue of new/duplicate certificates, notice for general meetings, etc. and for review of measures taken for effective exercise of voting rights by shareholders.

During the year under review, the Stakeholders Relationship and Share Transfer Committee met on 21st January, 2021.

Composition and attendance of Stakeholders Relationship and Share Transfer Committee

Name of the Director Position Category No. of Meetings attended
Mr. Satyanarayana Murthy Chavali Chairman Independent Director 1
Mr. Srinivas Sadu Member CEO & Managing Director 1
Mr. Li Dongming Member (w.e.f. 22.10.2020) Non-Executive Director 1
Mr. Yiran Peng Member (till 10.10.2020) Non-Executive Director N.A

e) Risk Management Committee

The Company has constituted the ‘Risk Management Committee during February 2020 for fulfilling the Board of Directors corporate governance oversight responsibilities with regard to the identification, evaluation and mitigation of strategic, operational, and external environment risks. The Committee shall undertake an overall responsibility for monitoring and approving the enterprise risk management framework and associated practices of the Company.

During the year under review, the Risk Management Committee met on 21st January, 2021.

Composition and attendance of Risk Management Committee

Name of the Director / Officer Position Category No. of Meetings attended
Mr. Dongming Li Chairman Non-Executive Director 1
Mr. Srinivas Sadu Member CEO & Managing Director 1
Mr. Ravi Shekhar Mitra Member CFO 1

Details of remuneration to Executive Directors and KMPs

Name of the Director / KMP Salary Commission PF Perquisites Others Total
Mr. Srinivas Sadu 30.62 - 1.59 - 57.22* 89.43
Mr. Ravi Shekhar Mitra 9.13 - 0.51 - 17.84# 27.48
Mr. P. Sampath Kumar 3.15 - 0.17 - 7.2* 10.52

*Others include special bonus and fair value on grant date, of stock options granted during FY 2020-21. These options vest in 3 years subject to conditions.

# Others include special bonus only and no Stock options

Non-Executive Directors

The Company does not pay any remuneration to Non-Executive Directors, except sitting fees for attending the Board of Directors Meetings, reimbursement of travelling and out of pocket expenses for attending such meetings.

Independent Directors

The Independent Directors of the Company would be paid Commission on the profits of the Company, apart from Sitting fee for attending the Board Meetings. The details of the remuneration paid to the Independent Directors are as follows:

Name of the Director Commission Sitting fee Total
Mr. Yiu Kwan Stanley Lau 4.43 1.00 5.43
Mr. Moheb Ali Mohammed 0.74 0.30 1.04
Mr. Satyanarayana Murthy Chavali 1.48 1.00 2.48
Mr. Essaji Goolam Vahanvati - 0.60 0.60

Corporate Governance

In compliance with Regulation 34 read with Schedule V of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015; a separate report on Corporate Governance for the year under review is included as a separate section of this Report.

A certificate from M/s. RVR & Associates, confirming compliance with the conditions of corporate governance, as stipulated under the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, is annexed as Annexure to the Report on Corporate Governance.

Human Resources

The Company continues to have cordial and harmonious relationship with its employees. Information required under Section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 is provided in Annexure I.1 to this report.

Information required under Section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 5(2) and Rule 5(3) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 is provided in Annexure I.2 to this report. In terms of the provisions of Section 136 of the Act, the Annual Report is being sent to members excluding the aforementioned information. The information will be available on the website of the Company at https://glandpharma.com/investors/investors_annual_report.

Acknowledgements

Your Directors gratefully acknowledge the continued support, co-operation and wise counsel extended by the Government Authorities, Banks and Financial Institutions.

Your Directors place on record their sincere appreciation for the significant contribution made by the employees through their dedication, hard work and commitment.

Your Directors sincerely acknowledge the confidence and faith reposed in the Company by the Shareholders, Medical Profession & trade and other stake holders.

For and on behalf of the Board
Srinivas Sadu Satyanarayana Murthy Chavali
Managing Director & CEO Independent Director
DIN: 06900659 DIN: 000142138
Place: Hyderabad
Date: 17-May-2021