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Your Directors have pleasure in presenting the 24th Annual Report together with the Audited Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2018.
(Rs. in LAKHS)
|PARTICULARS||YEAR ENDED 31.03.2018||YEAR ENDED 31.03.2017|
|Sales (Excl. Duties and Taxes)||122.17||216.08|
|Profit Before Depreciation and Taxation||-26.18||-55.05|
|Profit Before Tax||-18.75||-103.44|
|Net Profit / (Loss)||-68.42||-262.16|
Your Board would like to bring to your notice that the Company has witnessed significant fall in production due to reduction in orders from Tupperware and profitability during the financial year under review when compared to the last year.
Due to recessionary conditions of market and increasing competition, during the financial year under review, your Company has achieved total net of sales of Rs. 216.08 Lakh when compared to last year sales of Rs.166.05 lakh and recorded net loss of Rs.262.16 lakh for the financial year 2016-17 when compared to net Loss of Rs.121.52 lakh during the previous year.
The paid up equity share capital of the Company as on 31st March, 2018, is Rs.79,41,400/- During the year under review, the Company has not issued shares with differential voting rights, sweat equity shares or Employee Stock Options.
TRANSFER OF AMOUNT TO GENERAL RESERVE:
No amount has been transferred to reserves during the year.
During the Financial Year 2017-18, Your Company has incurred loss, hence your Directors do not recommend any dividend for the Financial Year 2017-18.
The Company has neither accepted nor renewed any deposits falling within the provisions of Section 73 and 76 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014 from the its member and public during the Financial Year.
During the year under review, five board meetings were held on 19.05.2017, 01.09.2017, 14.09.2017, 14.11.2017, and 8.02.2018. The maximum time-gap between any two consecutive meetings was within the period prescribed under the Companies Act, 2013.
The Board of Directors evaluated the annual performance of the Board as a whole, its committees and the directors individually in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015 in the following manner:
i. Structured evaluation forms, as recommended by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, after taking into consideration inputs received from the Directors, covering various aspects of the Boards functioning such as adequacy of the composition of the Board and its Committees, Board culture, execution and performance of specific duties, obligations and governance, for evaluation of the performance of the Board, its Committees and each director were circulated to all the members of the Board along with the Agenda Papers.
ii. The members of the Board were requested to evaluate by filling the evaluation forms and the duly filled in evaluation forms were required to be sent to the Company Secretary in a sealed envelope or personally submitted to the Chairman at the concerned meeting.
iii. Based on the individual evaluation of the Directors, the Board initiated a detailed discussion at the concerned meeting on the performance of the Board / Committee/Individual Director, and formulated a final collective evaluation of the Board. The Board also provided an individual feedback to the concerned director on areas of improvement, if any.
A separate meeting of Independent Directors was held on 13th February 2017 to evaluate the performance evaluation of the Chairman, the Non Independent Directors, the Board and flow of information from management.
In accordance with the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 and the Articles of Association of the Company, Saraswathi Kovelamudi, Director of the Company will retire by rotation and at the ensuing Annual General Meeting and, being eligible, offers herself for re-appointment.
The Company has received declarations from all the Independent Directors of the Company confirming that they continue to meet with the criteria of independence as prescribed under sub-section (6) of Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013 and under Regulation 16(b) of the SEBI (Listing obligations and disclosure requirements) regulations, 2015.
DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT:
Pursuant to Section 134 (5) of the Companies Act, 2013, your Directors confirm that to the best of their knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanation obtained by them,
i. In the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;
ii. Such accounting policies as mentioned in the notes to the financial statements have been selected and applied consistently and judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent made so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the financial year 2017-18 and of the profit or loss of the Company for that period;
iii. Proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
iv. The annual accounts for the year 2017-18 have been prepared on a going concern basis.
v. Those proper internal financial controls were in place and that the financial controls were adequate and were operating effectively.
vi. That system to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws was in place and was adequate and operating effectively.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 139(2) of the Companies Act, 2013 At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on September 30, 2016, M/s. Ramasamy Koteswara Rao & Co (FRN: 010396S), Chartered Accountants, were appointed as the Statutory Auditors of the Company to hold office from the conclusion of that AGM till the conclusion of the 27th AGM (subject to ratification of the appointment by the members at every AGM held after that AGM) at such remuneration as may be decided by the Board of Directors. In terms of the first proviso to Section 139 of the Companies Act, 2013, the appointment of the auditor shall be placed for ratification at every Annual General Meeting.
Accordingly, Company has received a certificate from the auditors to the effect that if they are reappointed, it would be in accordance with the provisions of Section 141 of the Companies Act, 2013.
The Board of Directors based on the recommendation of the Audit Committee has reappointed M/s. SVP& Co Chartered Accountants, Hyderabad, as the Internal Auditors of the Company. The Internal Auditors are submitting their reports on quarterly basis.
MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF THE COMPANY:
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 the report.
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO:
A Statement of particulars of the conservation of energy, technology absorption and foreign exchange earnings and outgoings is given as required under the Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of the Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, is enclosed as ANNEXURE A.
MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION & ANALYSIS
Pursuant to the provision of Regulation 34(2) (e) of SEBI(LODR)Regulations,2015 a report on Management Discussion & Analysis is set out as an ANNEXURE B
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, the Company has appointed Mr.Anand Kumar Kasat a practicing Company Secretary to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company. The Secretarial Audit Report is annexed herewith as ANNEXURE C to this report.
During the financial year under review, we did not have any subsidiary or joint venture or associate company.
SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS OR COURTS:
There are no significant material orders passed by the Regulators / Courts which would impact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
All related party transactions that were entered into during the financial year were on an arms length basis and were in the ordinary course of business. There are no materially significant related party transactions made by the Company with Promoters, Directors, Key Managerial Personnel or other designated persons which may have a potential conflict with the interest of the Company at large.
All related party transactions are placed before the Audit Committee as also the Board for approval. Prior omnibus approval of the Audit Committee is obtained as per Regulation 23 SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015 for the transactions which are of a foreseen and repetitive nature. The Company has developed a Policy on Related Party Transactions for the purpose of identification and monitoring of such transactions.
The Policy on Related Party Transactions as approved by the Board is uploaded on the website of the Company. The particulars of contracts or arrangements with related parties referred to in sub-section (1) of Section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 is referred in Notes to Accounts.
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN
The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in Form MGT - 9 is annexed here with as ANNEXURE D to this report.
Pursuant to the provisions of section 134 (3) (n) and read with all other applicable provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 (including any statutory modification(s) or re-enactment thereof for the time being in force) and as per SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015 the Risk management is Not applicable to the Company.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:
Pursuant to the provisions of section 135 (1) and read with all other applicable provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies (Corporate social responsibility policy) Rules, 2014 (including any statutory modification(s) or re-enactment thereof for the time being in force), corporate social responsibility is Not applicable to the Company.
Since the paid up capital of the Company is less than Rs. 10 Crores and the net worth of the Company is less than Rs.25 Crores, the provisions of Regulations 17 to 27 and clauses (b) to (i) of sub-regulation 2 of Regulation 46 and para C, D & E of Schedule V of the Securities Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, are not applicable to the Company.
VIGIL MECHANISM :
Pursuant to the provisions of section 177 (9) and read with all other applicable provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies (meetings of board and its powers) Rules, 2014 (including any statutory modification(s) or re-enactment thereof for the time being in force) and SEBI(LODR)Regulations,2015 the Company has a Whistle Blower Policy framed to deal with instance of fraud and mismanagement, if any in the Group. and also posted on the website of the Company.
NOMINATION &REMUNERATION POLICY
A committee of the Board named as "Nomination and Remuneration Committee" has been constituted to comply with the provisions of section 178 of Companies Act, 2013 and to recommend a policy of the Company on directors appointment and remuneration, including criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes, independence of a director and other matters and to frame proper systems for identification, appointment of Directors & KMPs, Payment of Remuneration to them and Evaluation of their performance and to recommend the same to the Board from time to time. The policy is also posted in the of the companys website.
PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES:
The information required pursuant to Section 197 (12) read with Rule 5 (1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, in respect of employees of the Company is herewith annexed as ANNEXURE-E. In terms of Rule 5(2) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, the Company does not have any employee who is employed throughout the financial year and in receipt of remuneration of 102 Lakhs or more, or employees who are employed for part of the year and in receipt of 8.5 Lakhs or more per month.
The Company considers its Human Resources as the key to achieve its objectives. Keeping this in view, your Company takes utmost care to attract and retain quality employees. The employees are sufficiently empowered and such work environment propels them to achieve higher levels of performance. The unflinching commitment of the employees is the driving force behind the Companys vision. Your Company appreciates the spirit of its dedicated employees.
POLICY ON PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK PLACE:
The Company strongly supports the rights of all its employees to work in an environment free from all forms of harassment. The Company has adopted a Policy on Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment at workplace as per the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and the Rules made thereunder. The policy aims to provide protection to Employees at the workplace and prevent and redress complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected or incidental thereto, with the objective of providing a safe working environment, where Employees feel secure. The Company has also constituted an Internal Committee, known as Anti Sexual Harassment Committee to address the concerns and complaints of sexual harassment and to recommend appropriate action.
The Company has not received any complaint on sexual harassment during the year
Your Directors place on record their appreciation and gratitude for the continuous support and assistance extended by all the Statutory Authorities. The Board also extends its heartfelt gratitude to the Creditors and Shareholders for the confidence reposed by them in the Company. Your Directors also place on record their sincere appreciation for the continued contributions made by the employees at all levels.
|By order of the Board|
|For INNOCORP LIMITED|
|Prasad V S S Garapati||Sahu Garapati|
|Date: 14th August 2018||Chairman and Managing Director||Director|
|Place: Hyderabad||DIN:- 00209436||DIN:- 02546999|