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JMD Ventures Ltd Directors Report

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CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Directors present the Company’s Report on Corporate Governance for the year ended March 31, 2023, in terms of Regulation 34(3) read with Schedule V of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (The “Listing Regulations”). Corporate Governance is modus operandi of governing a corporate entity which includes a set of systems, procedures and practices which ensure that the Company is managed in the best interest of all corporate stakeholders i.e. shareholders, employees, suppliers, customers and society in general. Fundamentals of Corporate Governance include transparency, accountability, reporting and independence. For accomplishment of the objectives of ensuring fair Corporate Governance, the Government of India has put in place a framework based on the stipulations contained under the Companies Act, SEBI Regulations, Accounting Standards, Secretarial Standards, etc. Corporate Governance has become a buzzword in the corporate world. Globalizations, widespread of shareholders, changing ownership structure, greater expectations, etc. have made a good Corporate Governance sin-quo-nun of modern management.

COMPANY’S PHILOSOPHY ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Company’s governance philosophy is based on trusteeship, transparency and accountability. As a corporate citizen, our business fosters a culture of ethical behavior and disclosures aimed at building trust of our stakeholders. The Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, Internal Code of Conduct for Regulating, Monitoring and Reporting of Trades by Insiders and the Charter Business for Peace are an extension of our values and reflect our commitment to ethical business practices, integrity and regulatory compliances. The Company’s governance framework is based on the following principles: Appropriate composition and size of the Board, with each member bringing in expertise in their respective domains; Timely disclosure of material operational and financial information to the stakeholders; Availability of Information to the members of the Board and Board Committees to enable them to discharge their fiduciary duties; Systems and processes in place for internal control; and Proper business conduct by the Board, Senior Management and Employees.

GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

The Corporate Governance Structure at JMD Ventures Ltd. (JMD) is as under:-

1. Board of Directors: The Board is entrusted with the ultimate responsibility of the management, directions and performance of the Company. As its primary role is fiduciary in nature, the Board provides leadership, strategic guidance, objective and independent view to the Company’s management while discharging its responsibilities, thus ensuring that the management adheres to ethics, transparency and disclosure.

2. Committees of the Board: The Board has constituted the following committees viz. Audit Committee, Nomination & Remuneration Committee and Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee. Each of said Committee has been managed to operate within a given framework.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Size & Composition of Directors

The Board has four members with an executive Chairman. The Independent Directors on the Board are competent and highly respected professionals from their respective fields and have vast experience in general corporate management, finance, banking and other allied fields which enable them to contribute effectively to the Company in their capacity as members of the Board. The day to day management of the Company is conducted by Managing Director subject to supervisions and control of the Board. The composition and category of the Board of Directors as at March 31, 2023, the number of other Directorships/Committee memberships held by them and also the attendance of the Directors at the Board meetings of the Company are as under:

Name Designation DIN Date of Joining / Re- appointment Committee Membership in all Listed Cos. Committee Chairman-ship in all Listed Cos. No. of Directorship in all Listed Cos.
Dhruva Narayan Jha* Managing Director 01286654 8th April 2019 2 1 2
Sunita Rani Independent 08957699 20th Nov 2020 5 - 4
Parida Anupam Director Independent 05291844 25th April 1974 2 1 4
Shrivastava Rukmani Devi Director Independent Director 08469681 1st May 1984 2 1 3

*Chairman of the Board

Notes: a. None of the Directors hold directorships in more than twenty companies of which directorship in public companies does not exceed ten in line with the provisions of Section 165 of the Act. b. None of the directors hold membership of more than ten committees of board, nor, is a chairman of more than five committees across board of all listed entities. c. No director holds directorship in more than seven listed entities. d. None of the independent director holds the position of the independent director in more than seven listed companies as required under the Listing Regulations. e. None of the director has been appointed as an Alternate Director for Independent Director. f. The information provided above pertains to the following committees in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 26(1) (b) of the Listing Regulations: (i) Audit Committee; and (ii) Stakeholders Relationship Committee. g. The committee membership and chairmanship above excludes membership and chairmanship in private companies, foreign companies and Section 8 companies. h. None of Directors are related with each other.

The Chairman and Managing Director

His primary role is to provide leadership to the Board in achieving goals of the Company. He is responsible for transforming the Company into a successful organization. He is responsible, inter-alia, for the working of the Board and for ensuring that all relevant issues are placed before the Board and that all Directors are encouraged to provide their expert guidance on the relevant issues raised in the meetings of the Board. He is also responsible for formulating the corporate strategy along with other members of the Board of Directors. His role, inter alia, includes: Provide leadership to the Board and preside over all Board and General Meetings. Achieve goals in accordance with Company’s overall vision. Ensure that Board decisions are aligned with Companys strategic policy. Ensure to place all relevant matters before the Board and encourage healthy participation by all Directors to enable them to provide their expert guidance. Monitor the core management team.

Non-Executive Directors (including Independent Directors) play a critical role in balancing the functioning of the Board by providing independent judgments on various issues raised in the Board Meetings like formulation of business strategies, monitoring of performances, etc. Their role, inter- alia, includes: Impart balance to the Board by providing independent judgment. Provide feedback on Company’s strategy and performance. Provide effective feedback and recommendations for further improvements.

Disclosure of relationships between Directors inter-se

None of the Directors are related with each other and does not have any pecuniary relationship with each other.

Number of Shares and Convertible Instruments held by Non-Executive Directors

None of the Non-Executive Directors holds any share in the Company.

Role of the Company Secretary in Governance Process

The Company Secretary plays a key role in ensuring that the Board procedures are followed and regularly reviewed. The Company Secretary ensures that all relevant information, details and documents are made available to the Directors and senior management for effective decision making at the meetings. The Company Secretary is primarily responsible, to assist the Board in the conduct of affairs of the Company, to ensure compliance with applicable statutory requirements and Secretarial Standards, to provide guidance to Directors and to facilitate convening of meetings. He interfaces between the management and regulatory authorities for governance matters. All the Directors of the Company have access to the advice and services of the Company Secretary.

Board Independence

The Non-Executive Independent Directors fulfill the conditions of independence as specified in Section 149 of Companies Act, 2013 and Rules made there under and to meet with requirements of Regulation 16(b) of Listing Regulations. Further, none of the Independent Director is serving more than seven listed companies. In case he/she is serving as a Whole-Time Director in any listed company, does not hold the position of Independent Director in more than three listed companies. A formal letter of appointment to Independent Director as provided in Companies Act, 2013 and the Listing Regulations has been issued and draft of the same has been disclosed on website of the Company.

Board Meetings

The Board meets at regular intervals to discuss and decide on business strategies/policies and review the financial performance of the Company and its subsidiaries. The Board Meetings are pre-scheduled and a tentative annual calendar of the Board is circulated to the Directors well in advance to facilitate the Directors to plan their schedules. In case of business exigencies, the Board’s calls the meeting as pre requirements of prevailing Act. The notice and detailed agenda along with the relevant notes and other material information are sent in advance separately to each Director and in exceptional cases tabled at the Meeting with the approval of the Board. This ensures timely and informed decisions by the Board. The Board reviews the performance of the Company.

Roles, Responsibilities and Duties of the Board

The duties of Board of Directors have been enumerated in Listing Regulations, Section 166 and Schedule IV of the said Act (Schedule IV is specifically for Independent Directors). There is a clear demarcation of responsibility and authority amongst the Board of Directors.

Information placed before the Board

The Company provides the information as set out in Regulation 17 read with Part “A” of Schedule II of Listing Regulations to the Board and the Board Committees to the extent it is applicable and relevant. Such information is submitted either as part of the agenda papers in advance of the respective meetings or by way of presentations and discussions during the meeting.

Minutes of the Meeting

The draft Minutes of the proceedings of the Meetings are circulated amongst the Members of the Board / Committees. Comments and suggestions, if any, received from the Directors are incorporated in the Minutes, in consultation with the Chairman. The Minutes are confirmed by the Members and signed by the Chairman of such meeting at any time before the next meeting is held or by the Chairman of the next Board / Committee Meetings. All Minutes of the Committee Meetings are placed before the Board Meeting for perusal and noting.

Post Meeting Mechanism

The important decisions taken at the Board/Committee meetings are communicated to the concerned department/s and/or division.

Board Support

The Company Secretary attends the Board meetings and advises the Board on Compliances with applicable laws and governance.

Board Diversity Policy

The Company has a Board approved policy on Board diversity. The objective of the policy is to ensure that the Board comprises of adequate number of members with diverse experience and skills, such that it best serves the governance and strategic needs of the Company. The Board composition, as at present, broadly meets with the above objective.

Familiarization Programme for Independent Directors

At the time of appointing Director, a formal letter of appointment is given to him/her, which inter alia explains the role, function, duties and responsibilities expected of him/her as a Director of the Company. The Director is also explained in detail the Compliance required from him/her under the Companies Act, 2013, requirements of Listing Regulations, 2015 and other relevant regulations and affirmation taken with respect to the same. The Chairman & Managing Director also has one to one discussion with the newly appointed Director to familiarize him/her with the Company’s operations. Further, the Company has put in place a system to familiarize the Independent Directors about the Company, its services, business and the on-going events relating to the Company. Further, at the time of appointment of Independent Director, the Company issues a formal letter of appointment outlining his/her role, function, duties and responsibilities as a Director. The format of the letter of appointment is available on Company website. In terms of the SEBI Listing Regulations, your Company conducts the Familiarisation Program for Independent Directors about their roles, rights and responsibilities in your Company, nature of the industry in which your Company operates, business model of your Company etc., through various initiatives. Web-link of familiarization Programme for Independent Directors is http://www.jmdlimited.co.in/Company_Polies.aspx

Details of Board Meetings

The Board of Directors met 9 times on 25th May, 27th July, 8th June, 30th July, 5th August, 24th August, 23rd September and on 27th October in year 2022 and on 10th February in the year 2022 during the financial year 2022-23. Attendance of Board of Directors at the Board Meeting and at the last Annual General Meeting:

Name Designation Attendance at the AGM Meetings Attended
Dhruva Narayan Jha Chairman & Managing Director Yes 9
Jagdish Prasad Purohit Non-Executive Director N.A. 4
Supyar Kanwar Independent Director N.A. 2
Sunita Rani Parida Independent Director Yes 9
Anupam Shrivastava Independent Director Yes 5
Rukmani Devi Independent Director Yes 7

COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD

In terms of the Companies Act 2013, SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, the Board of Directors has constituted Board Committees to deal with specific areas and activities which concern the Company and requires a closer review. The Board Committees are formed with approval of the Board and function under their respective Charters. These Committees play an important role in the overall Management of day-to-day affairs and governance of the Company. The Board Committees meet at regular intervals and take necessary steps to perform its duties entrusted by the Board. The Minutes of the Committee Meetings are placed before the Board for noting. The Company has three Board Level Committees: Audit Committee Nomination & Remuneration Committee Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Audit Committee of the Board of Directors (“the Audit Committee”) is entrusted with the responsibility to supervise the Company’s internal controls and financial reporting process. The composition, quorum, powers, role and scope are in accordance with Section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the provisions of Regulation 18 of the Listing Regulations. All members of the Audit Committee are financially literate and bring in expertise in the fields of Finance, Taxation, Economics, Risk and International Finance. It functions in accordance with its terms of reference that defines its authority, responsibility and reporting function. These broadly include oversight of the Company’s financial reporting process and disclosure of its financial information, review of financial statements, review of compliances and review of systems and controls, approval or any subsequent modification of transactions of the Company with related parties, review compliance with regulation 9A of the SEBI PIT Regulations, etc.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

The Board has framed the Audit Committee Charter for the purpose of effective compliance of provisions of Section 177 of the Act and Regulation 18 of the Listing Regulations. The Audit Committee inter alia performs the functions to:

1. Review with the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (‘CFO’), the preparation, execution and results of the Company’s annual internal audit work program;

2. Review the Company’s financial reporting process and the disclosure of its financial information to ensure that the financial statements are correct, sufficient and credible;

3. Review with the management, performance of statutory and internal auditors and review of adequacy of the internal control systems;

4. Discussion with statutory auditors before audit commences, about the nature and scope of audit as well as post-audit discussion to ascertain any area of concern;

5. Discussion with internal auditors on any significant findings and follow up thereon;

6. Recommend appointment of Statutory, Internal and Cost Auditors and their remuneration;

7. Look after the risk assessment including fraud risk and risk guidelines governing the risk management process;

8. Review the management discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations;

9. Review statement of significant related party transactions (as defined by the Audit Committee), submitted by management; 10. Review the internal audit reports relating to internal control weaknesses; 11. Scrutinize inter-corporate loans and investments; 12. Review the functioning of the Whistle blower mechanism; and 13. Review compliance with the provisions of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 with reference to events which were regarded as UPSI, whether such UPSI were shared in the manner expected, instances of leaks, if any, instance of breaches of the Code, efficiency of sensitization process, etc. at least once in a financial year and shall verify that the systems for internal control are adequate and are operating effectively. In fulfilling the above role, the Audit Committee has powers to investigate any activity within its terms of reference, to seek information from employees and to obtain outside legal and professional advice.

FUNCTIONS OF AUDIT COMMITTEE

The Audit Committee, while reviewing the Annual Financial Statements also reviews the applicability of various Accounting Standards (AS) referred to in Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013. Compliance of the Accounting Standards as applicable to the Company has been ensured in the preparation of the Financial Statements for the year ended March 31, 2023. The Audit Committee bridges the gap between the Internal Auditors and the Statutory Auditors. To ensure good Governance, the Company has been rotating Partners of Statutory Auditors. The Statutory Auditors are responsible for performing Independent audit of the Company’s financial statements in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices and issuing reports based on such audits, while the Internal Auditors are responsible for the internal risk controls. Besides the above, Chairman and Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, the representatives of the Statutory Auditors and the Internal Auditors are permanent invitees to the Audit Committee Meetings. The Company Secretary acts as a Secretary to the Committee as required by Regulation 18(1)(e) of the Listing Regulations. The Company follows best practices in financial reporting. The Company has been reporting on quarterly basis, the Un-audited Financial Results as required by the Regulation 33 of the Listing Regulations. The Company’s quarterly Un-audited Standalone Financial Results are made available on the web-site www.jmdlimited.co.in and are also sent to the Stock Exchanges where the Company’s Equity Shares are listed for display at their respective websites. The Audit Committee also oversees and reviews the functioning of a vigil mechanism (implemented in the Company as Whistle Blower Policy) and reviews the finding of investigation into cases of material nature and the actions taken in respect thereof.

INTERNAL CONTROLS AND GOVERNANCE PROCESSES

The Company continuously invests in strengthening its internal control and processes. The Audit Committee along with the CFO formulates a detailed plan to the Internal Auditors for the year, which is reviewed at the Audit Committee Meetings. The Internal Auditors attend the meetings of Audit Committee at regular intervals and submit their recommendations to the Audit Committee and provide a road map for the future.

Constitution and Meetings of Audit Committee

During the year, there was a change in composition of Audit Committee. On 8th June 2022, Mrs. Supyar Kanwar has resigned from Board and Committee and in her place Mrs. Rukmani Devi has been appointed as Chairperson of Audit Committee. Further, on 5th August 2022, Mr. Jagdish Prasad Purohit has resigned from the Board and Committee and in his place, Mr. Anupam Shrivastava has been appointed as Member of the Committee. The members of Audit Committee met four times on 25th May, 27th July and on 27th October in year 2022 and on 10th February in year 2023 during the financial year ended on 31st March, 2023.

Name Position Number of Meetings Held Meetings Attended
Mrs. Supyar Kanwar Chairman 1 1
Mr. Jagdish Prasad Purohit Member 2 2
Mrs. Rukmani Devi Member 3 3
Mr. Dhruva Narayan Jha Member 4 4
Mr. Anupam Shrivastava Member 2 2

NOMINATION AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

The Nomination and Remuneration Committee consists of three Non-Executive Directors. All members of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee are financially literate and they have accounting or related financial management expertise. The Composition of Remuneration and Nomination Committee is pursuant to the provisions of Section 178 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Regulation 19 of Listing Regulations.

Terms of Reference

The Board has framed the Remuneration and Nomination Committee Charter which ensure effective Compliance of Section 178 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Regulation 19 of Listing Regulations, which are as follows: Reviewing the overall compensation policy, service agreements and other employment conditions of Managing/Whole-time Director(s) and Senior Management (one level below the Board): to help in determining the appropriate size, diversity and composition of the Board; to recommend to the Board appointment/reappointment and removal of Directors; to frame criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes and independence of Directors; to recommend to the Board remuneration payable to the Directors (while fixing the remuneration to Executive Directors the restrictions contained in the Companies Act, 2013 is to be considered); to create an evaluation framework for Independent Directors and the Board; to provide necessary reports to the Chairman after the evaluation process is completed by the Directors; to assist in developing a succession plan for the Board; to assist the Board in fulfilling responsibilities entrusted from time-to-time; Delegation of any of its powers to any Member of the Committee or the Compliance Officer.

POLICY FOR SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS AND THEIR REMUNERATION

The Nomination and Remuneration (N&R) Committee has adopted a Charter which, inter alia, deals with the manner of selection of Board of Directors and CEO & Managing Director and their remuneration. This Policy is accordingly derived from the said Charter.

PRINCIPLE AND RATIONALE

Section 178 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 require the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of every listed entity, among other classes of companies, 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. 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

carry out evaluation of every director’s performance - formulate the criteria for evaluation of Independent Directors and the Board Accordingly, in adherence to the above said requirements and in line with the Company philosophy towards nurturing its human resources, the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of JMD Ventures Limited herein below recommends to the Board of Directors for its adoption the Nomination and Remuneration Policy for the directors, key managerial personnel and other employees of the Company as set out below:

Criteria of selection of Non-Executive Directors

The Non-Executive Directors shall be of high integrity with relevant expertise and experience so as to have a diverse Board with Directors having expertise in the fields of accounting, finance, taxation, law etc. In case of appointment of Independent Directors, the N&R Committee shall satisfy itself with regard to the independent nature of the Directors vis-a-vis the Company so as to enable the Board to discharge its function and duties effectively. The N&R Committee shall ensure that the candidate identified for appointment as a Director is not disqualified for appointment under Section 164 of the Companies Act, 2013. The N&R Committee shall consider the following attributes / criteria, whilst recommending to the Board the candidature for appointment as Director a. Qualification, expertise and experience of the Directors in their respective fields; b. Personal, Professional or business standing; c. Diversity of the Board.

In case of re-appointment of Non-Executive Directors, the Board shall take into consideration the performance evaluation of the Director and his engagement level.

Remuneration

The Non-Executive Directors shall be entitled to receive remuneration by way of sitting fees, reimbursement of expenses for participation in the Board / Committee meetings. A Non-Executive Director shall be entitled to receive sitting fees for each meeting of the Board or Committee of the Board attended by him, of such sum as may be approved by the Board of Directors within the overall limits prescribed under the Companies Act, 2013 and The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014.

CEO & Managing Director Criteria for selection / appointment

For the purpose of selection of the CEO & MD, the N&R Committee shall identify persons of integrity who possess relevant expertise, experience and leadership qualities required for the position and shall take into consideration recommendation, if any, received from any member of the Board. The Committee will also ensure that the incumbent fulfills such other criteria with regard to age and other qualifications as laid down under the Companies Act, 2013 or other applicable laws.

Remuneration for the CEO & Managing Director

At the time of appointment or re-appointment, the CEO & Managing Director shall be paid such remuneration as may be mutually agreed between the Company (which includes the N&R Committee and the Board of Directors) and the CEO & Managing Director within the overall limits prescribed under the Companies Act, 2013. The remuneration shall be subject to the approval of the Members of the Company in General Meeting. The remuneration of the CEO & Managing Director is paid by way of salary, allowances, perquisites, amenities and retirement benefits.

General

This Policy shall apply to all future employment of Company’s Senior Management including Key Managerial Personnel and Board of Directors. Any or all the provisions of this Policy would be subject to the revision/ amendment in the Companies Act, 2013, related rules and regulations, guidelines and the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 on the subject as may be notified from time to time. Any such amendment shall automatically have the effect of amending this Policy without the need of any approval by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and/ or the Board of Directors.

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

In terms of regulation 19 read with Schedule II to the Listing Regulations, the Company has framed a policy stipulating the criteria for evaluation of directors and the Board. In light of SEBI’s Guidance Note dated 5 January 2017 on Board Evaluation, the Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC) and Board of Directors have revised the policy containing criteria for performance evaluation. In view of the amendments to section 178(2) of the Act, the Board of Directors of the Company, at its meeting held on 7th February 2022, had approved the evaluation of the performance of Board, its Committees, the Chairperson and individual directors to be carried out by the Board only and would not be duplicated by the NRC. The NRC will only review its implementation and compliance. Pursuant to the provisions of the Act and the Listing Regulations, the Board has carried out an annual performance evaluation of its own performance, and that of its Committees, Chairperson and individual directors.

Constitution and Meetings of Nomination & Remuneration Committee

During the year, there was a change in composition of Nomination & Remuneration Committee. On 8th June 2022, Mrs. Supyar Kanwar has resigned from Board and Committee and in her place Mrs. Rukmani Devi has been appointed as Chairperson of Audit Committee. Further, on 5th August 2022, Mr. Jagdish Prasad Purohit has resigned from the Board and Committee and in his place, Mr. Anupam Shrivastava has been appointed as Member of the Committee. The members of Nomination & Remuneration Committee met four times on 25th May, 5th August and on 24th August in year 2022 and on 10th February 2023 during the financial year ended on 31st March, 2023.

Name Position Number of Meetings Held Meetings Attended
Mrs. Supyar Kanwar Chairman 1 1
Mr. Jagdish Purohit Member 1 1
Mrs. Rukmani Devi Chairman 3 3
Ms. Sunita Parida Member 4 4
Mr. Anupam Shrivastava Member 3 3

STAKEHOLDERS’ RELATIONSHIP COMMITTEE

The Stakeholder’s Relationship Committee is constituted in line with the provisions of Regulation 20 of the SEBI LODR Regulations 2015, read with Section 178 of the Act and rules made thereunder.

Terms of Reference

The Board approved ‘Terms of Reference’ of the Committee of Directors (Stakeholders Relationship Committee) in compliance with Section 178 of the Act and Regulation 20 read with Part D of Schedule II of the Listing Regulations. This Committee generally meets once a month. The Committee looks into the matters of Shareholders/Investors grievances along with other matters listed below: 1. to consider and resolve the grievances of 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, general meetings etc.; 2. to consider and approve demat/ remat of shares / split / consolidation / sub-division of share / debenture certificates; 3. to consider and approve issue of share certificates (including issue of renewed or duplicate share certificates), transposition of names, deletion of names transfer and transmission of securities, etc.; 4. to oversee and review all matters connected with the transfer of the Company’s securities; 5. to consider and approve opening/modification of operation and closing of bank accounts; 6. to grant special/general Power of Attorney in favour of employees of the Company from time to time in connection with the conduct of the business of the Company particularly with Government and Quasi- Government Institutions; 7. to fix record date/book closure of share/debenture transfer book of the Company from time to time; 8. to appoint representatives to attend the General Meeting of other companies in which the Company is holding securities; 9. to change the signatories for availing of various facilities from Banks/Financial Institution; 10. to grant authority to execute and sign foreign exchange contracts and derivative transactions; 11. to monitor implementation and compliance with the Company’s Code of Conduct for Prohibition of Insider Trading;

12. to review measures taken for effective exercise of voting rights by shareholders;

13. to review adherence to the standards adopted by the Company in respect of various services being rendered by the Registrar & Share Transfer Agent; 14. to review of the measures and initiatives taken by the Company for reducing the quantum of unclaimed dividends and ensuring timely receipt of dividend warrants/annual reports/statutory notices by the shareholders of the Company; 15. to assist the Board in reviewing and implementing policies under the Business Responsibility Reporting of the Company as may be delegated by the Board; 16. to carry out any other function as prescribed under the SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations, 2015, the Companies Act, 2013 and other applicable laws as amended from time to time; and 17. to carry out any other duties that may be delegated to the Committee by the Board of Directors from time-to-time.

The Secretarial Department of the Company and the Registrar and Share Transfer Agent, Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited attend to all grievances of the shareholders received directly or through SEBI, Stock Exchanges, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Registrar of Companies, etc. The Minutes of the Committee of Directors (Stakeholders Relationship Committee) Meetings are circulated to the Board and noted by the Board of Directors. Continuous efforts are made to ensure that grievances are more expeditiously redressed to the complete satisfaction of the investors. Shareholders are requested to furnish their updated telephone numbers and e-mail addresses to facilitate prompt action.

Compliance Officer

Mr. Pallavi Jaiswal, Company Secretary has been appointed Compliance Officer of the Company within the meaning of requirements of Regulation 6 of Listing Regulations.

Constitution and Meetings of Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee

During the year, there was a change in composition of Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee. On 8th June 2022, Mrs. Supyar Kanwar has resigned from Board and Committee and in her place Mrs. Rukmani Devi has been appointed as Chairperson of Audit Committee. Further, on 5th August 2022, Mr. Jagdish Prasad Purohit has resigned from the Board and Committee and in his place, Mr. Anupam Shrivastava has been appointed as Member of the Committee. During the year, two meetings of the Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee were held on 25th May in year 2022 and on 10th February 2023 during the financial year 2022-23. Brief Details of Names, Position, Category and meeting attended by Members of Committee is as follows:

Name Position Category Meetings Attended
Mrs. Supyar Kanwar Chairman Independent, Non-Executive 1
Mrs. Rukmani Devi Chairman Independent, Non-Executive 1
Mr. Jagdish Purohit Member Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director 2
Ms. Sunita Rani Parida Member Independent, Non-Executive 3
Mr. Anupam Shrivastava Member Independent, Non-Executive 2

SEBI COMPLAINTS REDRESSAL SYSTEM (SCORES):

The investors’ complaints are also being processed through the centralized web based complaint redressal system. The salient features of SCORES are availability of centralized data base of the complaints, uploading online action taken reports by the Company. Through SCORES the investors can view online, the action taken and current status of the complaints. In its efforts to improve ease of doing business, SEBI has launched a mobile app “SEBI SCORES”, making it easier for investors to lodge their grievances with SEBI, as they can now access SCORES at their convenience of a smart phone.

DETAILS OF SHAREHOLDERS’ COMPLAINTS

There was Nil Complaint pending at the beginning of the Financial Year. During the year the Company did not receive any legitimate compliant from any of the shareholders. Further, there was no pending complaint at the close of the financial year. During the financial year, the Company has received several emails asking about the reason for fall in the price of Companys Equity Shares in Stock Market, whether the Company is willing to buy the shares held by Investors etc. The Company has suitably replied these queries as the performance of stock market or price of shares are determined by the investors themselves on the plate form of stock exchanges and the Company has no intervention in the same. In regard to purchase of shares from investors by the company, the Company will inform to both Stock Exchanges and Investors; as and when the decision of buy-back will be taken by the Board.

As required under Regulation 40(9) of Listing Regulations, a Certificate on half-yearly basis confirming due compliance of share transfer formalities by the Company from Practicing Company Secretary has been submitted to the Stock Exchanges within stipulated time. The Company has designated email id jmdtele@gmail.com to lodge Investor complaints. Apart from this, the SEBI has also facilitated Investors to lodge complaints directly on SCORES on SEBI website for faster addressing and resolutions of Investor Complaints.

Independent Directors’ Meeting

During the year under review, the Independent Directors met on March 1, 2022, inter alia, to discuss: Evaluate performance of Non-Independent Directors and the Board of Directors as a whole;

Evaluate performance of the Chairman of the Company, taking into account the views of the Executive and Non- Executive Directors; Evaluate and assess the key transactions (including related party transactions) undertaken since the last independent directors meeting, and the assessment of the performance of the same; Evaluation of the quality, content and timeliness of flow of information between the Management and the Board that is necessary for the Board to effectively and reasonably perform its duties; Recommend measures for corporate governance; and Review recommendation from the last Independent Directors meeting. All the Independent Directors were present at the Meeting.

GENERAL BODY MEETINGS

Location & time for the last three Annual General Meetings:

Annual General Meeting Date & Time Venue
38th Annual General Meeting 30th August 2022, 11.30 AM Meeting held through Video Conferencing (VC) / Other Audio Visual Means (OAVM) Meeting held through Video Conferencing
37th Annual General Meeting 24th September 2021, 1.00 PM (VC) / Other Audio Visual Means (OAVM)
36th Annual General Meeting 25th September 2020, 1.00 PM Registered Office of the Company

LOCATION AND TIME OF LAST TWO EXTRA-ORDINARY GENERAL MEETINGS:

No Extra-Ordinary General Meetings were held during last three financial years.

POSTAL BALLOT

No business was being conducted via Postal Ballot Rules during last 3 financial years.

At the forthcoming Annual General Meeting, there is no item on the agenda that needs approval by Postal Ballot.

SPECIAL RESOLUTION PASSED IN LAST THREE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS:

The Special Resolution was passed in the 36th Annual General Meeting held on 25th September 2020 wherein the Company has proposed to sale its’ 100% stake which is held in its’ Subsidiary Company, JMD Medico Services Limited. Members have approved the Resolution with requisite majority. Apart from the above, no Special Resolutions was being proposed or passed in remaining two out of last three Annual General Meetings.

BOARD DISCLOSURES

Compliance with Governance Framework

The Company is in compliance with all mandatory requirements under Listing Regulations, 2015.

STRICTURES AND PENALTIES

SEBI has vides its’ interim order No. WTM/MPB/ISD/26/2017 dated September 14, 2017 ordered for the forensic Audit of the Books of Accounts of the Company and the same has completed in due course. The Observations of Forensic Auditors have also been replied together with Auditors’ Certificate. Apart from above, no strictures or penalties have been imposed on the Company by the Stock Exchanges or by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) or by any statutory authority on any matters related to capital markets activities during the last three years.

DISCLOSURE OF ACCOUNTING TREATMENT

In the preparation of the financial statements, the Company has followed the Accounting Standards referred to in Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013. The significant accounting policies which are consistently applied have been set out in the Notes to the Financial Statements. There was no deviation in following the treatments prescribed in any of the Accounting Standards (AS) in the preparation of the financial statements of the Company.

RISK MANAGEMENT

Risk management is embedded in your Company’s operating framework. Your Company believes that managing risks helps in maximizing returns. The Company’s approach to addressing business risks is comprehensive and includes periodic review of such risks and a framework for mitigating controls and reporting mechanism of such risks. The risk management framework is examined periodically by the Board and the Audit Committee.

DETAILS OF UTILISATION OF FUND RAISED

During the year, the Company has not raised any funds through preferential allotment, right issue or qualified institutions placement as specified under Regulation 32(7A) of the Listing Regulations.

SEBI / STOCK EXCHANGE COMPLIANCE

The Company is in violation of Regulation 14 of SEBI LODR Regulations, 2015 for non-payment of Listing Fees for FY 2022-23. Apart from above instance, the Company has complied with all requirements of the Listing Agreement entered into with Stock Exchanges and also SEBI Listing Regulations. Consequently there were no strictures or penalties imposed either by SEBI or Stock Exchange or any Statutory Authority for non-compliance of any matter related to the Capital Markets during the last three years.

PREVENTION OF INSIDER TRADING

The Company has adopted an ‘Internal Code of Conduct for Regulating, Monitoring and Reporting of Trades by Designated Persons (“the Code”) in accordance with the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 as amended from time to time (“the PIT Regulations”). The Code is applicable to Promoters, Member of Promoter’s Group, all Directors and such Designated Persons who are expected to have access to unpublished price sensitive information relating to the Company. The Company Secretary is the Compliance Officer for monitoring adherence to the said PIT Regulations. The Company has put in place adequate and effective system of internal controls to ensure compliance with the requirements of the PIT Regulations. A structured digital database is being maintained by the Company, which contains the names and other particulars as prescribed of the persons covered under the Codes drawn up pursuant to the PIT Regulations. The Company has formulated the ‘Policy on Procedure of Inquiry in case of leak / suspected leak of Unpublished Price Sensitive Information’ (‘UPSI’). The policy is formulated to maintain ethical standards in dealing with sensitive information of the Company by persons who have access to UPSI. The rationale of the policy is to strengthen the internal control systems to ensure that the UPSI is not communicated to any person except in accordance with the Insider Trading Regulations. The Policy also provides an investigation procedure in case of leak/suspected leak of UPSI. The Company has also formulated a Policy for determination of ‘legitimate purposes’ as a part of the Code of Practices and Procedures for Fair Disclosure of UPSI as per the requirements of the Insider Trading Regulations. The Company Secretary has been appointed as the Compliance Officer for ensuring implementation of the codes for fair disclosure and conduct. The Board, designated persons and other connected persons have affirmed compliance with the Code. This Code is displayed on the Company’s website.

CREDIT RATINGS

During the year under review, the Company does not have any borrowings and has not raised any funds. Hence, disclosure pertaining to utilization of funds and Credit Rating is not applicable.

DISCLOSURES

(a) There were no transactions with related party i.e. with Promoters, Directors, Management, Subsidiaries or Relatives that may have potential conflict of interest with the Company at large. The details of the related Party transactions are disclosed under the notes on accounts, as required under the Accounting Standard 18 issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. (b) Details of Strictures & Penalties which have been imposed on the Company by the Stock Exchange or SEBI or any Statutory Authority, have been provided in Form MR-3 forming part of the Annual Report. (c) In Compliance with the Securities & Exchange Board of India (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 as amended till date, on Prohibition of Insider Trading, the Company has a comprehensive Code of Conduct and the same is being strictly adhered to by its management, staff and relevant business associates. The code expressly lays down the guidelines and the procedure to be followed and disclosures to be made, while dealing with shares of the Company and cautioning them on the consequences of non-compliance thereof. Further, we affirm that no personnel have been denied access to the Audit Committee. (d) Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit: As stipulated by SEBI, a qualified Practicing Company Secretary carries out Secretarial Audit to reconcile the total admitted capital with National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) and the total issued and listed capital. This audit is carried out every quarter and the report thereon is submitted to the Stock Exchanges where the company’s shares are Listed the audit confirms that the total Listed and Paid-up Capital is in agreement with the aggregate of the total number of shares in dematerialized form (held with NSDL and CDSL) and total number of shares in physical form.

CODE OF BUSINESS CONDUCT & ETHICS

The Company has adopted Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (“the Code”) which is applicable to the Board of Directors and Senior Management Team (one level below the Board of Directors) of the Company. The Board of Directors and the members of Senior Management Team are required to affirm semi-annual compliance of this Code. The Code requires Directors and Employees to act honestly, fairly, ethically and with integrity, conduct themselves in professional, courteous and respectful manner. The Code is displayed on the Company website www.jmdlimited.co.in

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Each Director informs the Company on an annual basis about the Board and the Committee positions he occupies in other companies including Chairmanships and notifies changes during the year. Members of Board while discharging their duties, avoid conflict of interest in the decision making process. The members of Board restrict themselves from any discussions and voting in transactions that they have concern or interest.

VIGIL MECHANISM / WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY

The Company has a whistle blower policy encompassing vigil mechanism pursuant to the requirements of the section 177(9) of the Act and regulation 22 of the Listing Regulations. The Board of Directors, at its meeting held on 14 February 2019, revised whistle blower policy containing, inter alia, leak or suspected leak of unpublished price sensitive information in view of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015, as amended, (SEBI PIT Regulations). The policy/vigil mechanism enables directors and employees to report to the Management their concerns about unethical behaviors, actual or suspected fraud or violation of the Company’s code of conduct or ethics policy and leak or suspected leak of unpublished price sensitive information. This mechanism provides safeguards against victimization of directors/employees who avail of the mechanism and provides for direct access to the Chairman of the Audit Committee in exceptional cases. The policy has been appropriately communicated to the employees within the Organization and has also been hosted on the Company’s website www.jmdlimited.co.in.

COMPLIANCES REGARDING INSIDER TRADING

Pursuant to the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015, the Company has a Board approved code of conduct to regulate, monitor and report trading by insiders (‘code of conduct’) and a Code of Practices and Procedures for Fair Disclosure of unpublished price sensitive information (‘code of fair disclosure’).

During the year under review, SEBI amended the SEBI PIT Regulations. In view of the amendments to the said Regulations, the Board of Directors, at its meeting held on 14 February 2019, inter alia approved the following, with effect from 1 April 2019: a. Revised code of conduct to regulate, monitor and report trading by Designated Persons; b. Revised code of practices and procedures for fair disclosure of unpublished price sensitive information; c. Revised whistle blower policy; d. Institutional mechanism for prevention of insider trading; and e. Amendment to the terms of reference of the Audit Committee.

The code of conduct and code of fair disclosure framed by the Company have helped in ensuring compliance with the requirements.

COMMUNICATION WITH THE MEMBERS/SHAREHOLDERS

The unaudited half yearly results are announced within forty-five days of the close of the quarter. The audited annual results are announced within sixty days from the close of the financial year as per the requirements of the Listing Regulations.

The approved financial results are forthwith sent to the BSE and are published in a national English newspaper and in local language (Marathi) newspaper, within forty-eight hours of approval thereof. Presently the same are not sent to the shareholders separately. The Company’s financial results and official press releases are displayed on the Company’s Website- www.jmdlimited.co.in. Management Discussion and Analysis forms part of the Annual Report, which is sent to the shareholders of the Company. The quarterly results, shareholding pattern, quarterly compliances and all other corporate communication to the Stock Exchanges viz. BSE Limited are filed electronically. The Company has complied with filing submissions through BSE’s BSE Listing Centre. The Company also informs by way of intimation to BSE, all price sensitive matters or such other matters, which in its opinion are material and of relevance to the members. In compliance with Listing Regulations, the quarterly results, shareholding pattern, quarterly compliances and all other corporate communication to the Stock Exchanges viz. BSE are filed electronically on BSE’s on-line portal. The Company has complied with filing submissions through BSE’s BSE Online Portal. A separate dedicated section under ‘Investors Relation’ on the Company’s website gives information on unclaimed dividends (if any), Notice to Board meeting, quarterly compliance reports / communications with the Stock Exchanges and other relevant information of interest to the investors / public. Sections 20 and 136 of the Act, read with the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 permit companies to deliver the documents electronically to the registered email IDs of the members.

DISCLOSURES ON MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

The Company has complied with the mandatory requirements of the Listing Regulations.

DISCLOSURES ON DISCRETIONARY REQUIREMENTS

The Company has also complied with the discretionary requirements as under:

A. The Board

A Chairman’s office has been made available for the non executive Chairman and he is allowed reimbursement of expenses incurred in performance of his duties.

B. Shareholder rights

The Company communicates all material events to its shareholders as and when it occurs.

C. Modified opinion(s) in the audit report

The Company confirms that its financial statements are with unmodified audit opinion.

D. Reporting of internal auditor

The internal auditor reports directly to the Audit Committee.

DISCLOSURES ON NON-MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

Adoption of non-mandatory requirements of Listing Regulations is being reviewed by the Board from time-to-time.

GENERAL SHAREHOLDER INFORMATION

Detailed information in this regard is provided in section “Shareholders Information” which forms part of this Annual Report.

SHAREHOLDERS’ INFORMATION a. Next Annual General Meeting

The 39th Annual General Meeting for the financial year ended on 31st March, 2023 will be held on Thursday, 20th July, 2023 at 1.00 PM (IST), through Video Conferencing (VC) / Other Audio Visual Means (OAVM).

b. Book Closure 14th July 2023 to 20th July 2023 (both days inclusive)
c. Listing of Shares : BSE
d. Stock Code & ISIN 511092 ISIN INE047E01031 on both NSDL & CDSL.

e. Listing Fees

Annual listing fee for the year 2022-23 has been paid by the Company to BSE. f. Payment of Depository Fees

Annual custody fees for the year 2022-23 have been paid by the Company to NSDL and CDSL. g. Financial Year

The financial year of the Company is from April 1 to March 31, each year. h. Website

The Company’s website www.jmdlimited.co.in contains a separate dedicated section called ‘Investor Relations’. It contains comprehensive database of information of interest to our investors including the financial results, annual reports, dividends declared, if any, any price sensitive information disclosed to the regulatory authorities from time to time and the services rendered / facilities extended to our investors.

i. Future Calendar for next financial year :

Subject Matter Tentative Dates
Financial Reporting of 1st Quarter ended on 30th June 2023 Mid of August, 2023
Financial Reporting of 2nd Quarter ended on 30th September 2023 Mid of November, 2023
Financial Reporting of 3rd Quarter ended on 31st December 2023 Mid of February 2024
Financial Reporting of 4th Quarter ended on 31st March 2024 During May 2024
Date of Annual General Meeting During September 2024
j. Dividend Payment Date No Dividend has been recommended for the year under review.

k. Dividend History for last 10 years:

Sr. No. Year of Declaration of Dividend Date of Declaration of Dividend Amount Declared per Equity Share Face Value of Equity Shares
1. 2011-2012 30th June 2012 0.10 1.00
2. 2012-2013 29th May 2013 0.05 1.00
3. 2013-2014 28th May 2014 0.05 1.00

l. Unclaimed Dividend / Share Certificates :

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 124(5) of the Companies Act, 2013, if the dividend transferred to the Unpaid Dividend Account of the Company remains unpaid or unclaimed for a period of seven years from the date of such transfer then such unclaimed or unpaid dividend shall be transferred by the company along with interest accrued, if any to the Investor Education and Protection Fund (‘the IEPF’), a fund established under sub-section (1) of section 125.

Mandatory Transfer of Shares to Demat Account of Investors Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) in case of unpaid/ unclaimed dividend on shares for a consecutive period of seven years

In terms of Section 124(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 6 of the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016, (as amended from time to time) (IEPF Rules) shares on which dividend has not been paid or claimed by a shareholder for a period of seven consecutive years or more shall be credited to the Demat Account of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) within a period of thirty days of such shares becoming due to be so transferred. Upon transfer of such shares, all benefits (like bonus, etc.), if any, accruing on such shares shall also be credited to such Demat Account and the voting rights on such shares shall remain frozen till the rightful owner claims the shares. Shares which are transferred to the Demat Account of IEPFA can be claimed back by the shareholders from IEPFA by following the procedure prescribed under the IEPF Rules. Details of Unclaimed Dividend and Due Dates for transfer are as follows as on March 31, 2023:

Sr. No. Year of Declaration of Dividend Date of Declaration of Dividend Unclaimed Amount Due Date for transfer to IEPF Account
1. - - - -

Further, as required to be disclosed under Regulation 34(3) read with Schedule V of Listing Regulations, Nil Shares are lying at the beginning or at the close of financial year in the Suspense Account. Further the Company did not moved in/out any Equity Share in said Suspense Account during the current financial year. m. Disclosures with respect to Demat Suspense Account/ Unclaimed Suspense Account

The Company has Nil Shares of 10/- each in respect of Nil Shareholders, lying into Nil folio, in the demat account held with NSDL/CDSL. n. Market Price Data :

Month

Price on BSE ( ) & Volume

S&P BSE SENSEX

High Low Volume High Low
April 2022 3.96 3.96 5 60,845.10 56,009.07
May 2022 4.15 4.00 1,34,799 57,184.21 52,632.48
June 2022 5.38 4.07 2,75,851 56,432.65 50,921.22
July 2022 7.67 5.40 1,17,898 57,619.27 52,094.25
August 2022 11.26 7.52 94,111 60,411.20 57,367.47
September 2022 15.35 7.83 75,670 60,676.12 56,147.23
October 2022 10.64 8.78 88,488 60,786.70 56,683.40
November 2022 10.23 9.64 45,145 63,303.01 60,425.47
December 2022 11.74 9.39 2,61,928 63,583.07 59,754.10
January 2023 11.77 10.07 14,40,319 61,343.96 58,699.20
February 2023 14.64 11.15 19,47,393 61,682.25 58,795.97
March 2023 19.58 14.27 30,26,232 60,498.48 57,084.91

o. Investors’ correspondence may be addressed to the Registrar and Transfer Agent of the Company

Shareholders/ Investors are requested to forward documents related to share transfer, dematerialization requests (through their respective Depository Participant) and other related correspondences directly to Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited at the below mentioned address for speedy response.

p. Registrar & Share Transfer Agent

M/s. Purva Sharegistry (India) Pvt. Ltd. has been appointed as Registrar & Share Transfer Agent for all work relating to share registry in terms of physical. All transfer, transmission, request related to correspondence/queries, intimation of change of address etc. should be addressed to our RTA directly at the following Address:

M/s. Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited

No. 9, Shiv Shakti Ind. Estate, Gr. Floor, J. R. Boricha Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400 011 Phone - +91 22-2301 6761, Fax - +91 22-2301 2517, E-Mail: support@purvashare.com q. Share Transfer System and Transfer of Shares

The transfer of shares in physical form is processed by Registrar & Transfer Agent within a period of fifteen days from the date of receipt thereof provided all the documents are in order. In case of shares in electronic form, the transfers are processed by NSDL/CDSL through respective Depository Participants. In compliance with the Listing Regulations, a Practicing Company Secretary carries out audit of the System of Transfer and a certificate to that effect is issued. However; as per SEBI Notification No SEBI/LAD-NRO/GN/2018/24 dated June 8, 2018 and further amendment vide Notification No. SEBI/LAD-NRO/GN/2018/49 dated November 30, 2018, requests for effecting transfer of securities (except in case of transmission or transposition of securities) shall not be processed from April 1, 2019 unless the securities are held in the dematerialized form with the depositories. Therefore, Shareholders are requested to take action to dematerialize the Equity Shares of the Company, promptly.

r. Consolidation of Folios and avoidance of multiple mailing

In order to enable the Company to reduce costs and duplicity of efforts for providing services to investors, members who have more than one folio in the same order of names are requested to consolidate their holdings under one folio. Members may write to the Registrars and Transfer Agents indicating the folio numbers to be consolidated along with the original shares certificates to be consolidated.

s. Review of Governance Practices

We have in this Report attempted to present the governance practices and principles being followed at the Company, as evolved over a period, and as best suited to the needs of our business and stakeholders. Our disclosures and governance practices are continually revisited, reviewed and revised to respond to the dynamic needs of our business and ensure that our standards are at par with the globally recognized practices of governance, so as to meet the expectations of all our stakeholders.

t. Compliance with Secretarial Standards

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, a Statutory Body, has issued Secretarial Standards on various aspects of corporate law and practices. The Company has complied with each one of them.

u. Distribution of Shareholding as on 31st March, 2023

No. of Equity Shares No. of Share Holders % of Share Holders Total No. of Shares Held % of Share Holding
1-500 1980 73.96 246449 0.85
501-1000 222 8.29 171888 0.60
1001-2000 154 5.75 241537 0.84
2001-3000 41 1.53 104131 0.36
3001-4000 46 1.72 169192 0.59
4001-5000 13 0.49 61074 0.21
5001-10000 61 2.28 443205 1.53
10001 and Above 160 5.98 27420924 95.02
Total 2677 100.00 28858400 100.00

v. Shareholding Pattern as on 31st March, 2023

Categories No. of Shares % of Shareholding
Promoters, Directors, Relatives & PAC 6120000 21.21
Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) - -
LLP 171698 0.60
Mutual Funds / UTI / Financial Institutions -
Clearing Members 56918 0.20
Non-Resident Indians 13946 0.05
NBFC Registered with RBI 8000 0.03
Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) 563019 1.95
Bodies Corporate 11918942 41.30
Indian Public 10005877 34.67
Total 28858400 100.00

w. Details of Shareholders holding more than 5% holding under Public Category

Name of Shareholder No. of Shares held % of Shareholding
Not Any - -

x. Dematerialization of Equity Shares & Liquidity

The Company’s Equity Shares are in Demat trading segment and the Company had established connectivity with both NSDL & CDSL by signing the necessary agreements. As on 31st March, 2023, 99.10% public shareholdings of the Company are in dematerialized form.

Procedures for dematerialization of Equity Shares:

Shareholders who continue to hold shares in physical form are requested to dematerialize their shares at the earliest and avail the benefits of dealing in shares in demat form. For convenience of shareholders, the process of getting the shares dematerialized is given hereunder: a) Demat account should be opened with a Depository Participant (DP). b) Shareholders should submit the Dematerialization Request Form (DRF) along with share certificates in original, to their DP. c) DP will process the DRF and will generate a Dematerialization Request Number (DRN). d) DP will submit the DRF and original share certificates to the Registrar and Transfer Agents (RTA), which is Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited. e) RTA will process the DRF and confirm or reject the request to DP/ depositories f) Upon confirmation of request, the shareholder will get credit of the equivalent number of shares in his demat account maintained with the DP y. Important Points

Investors should hold securities in dematerialised form, as transfer of shares in physical form is no longer permissible. As mandated by SEBI, w.e.f. April 1, 2019, request for effecting transfer of securities shall not be processed unless the securities are held in dematerialised form with a depository except for transmission and transposition of securities. Members are advised to dematerialise securities in the Company to facilitate transfer of securities. Holding securities in dematerialized form is beneficial to the investors in the following manner:

A safe and convenient way to hold securities;

Elimination of risk(s) associated with physical certificates such as bad delivery, fake securities, delays, thefts, etc.;

Immediate transfer of securities;

No stamp duty on electronic transfer of securities;

Reduction in transaction cost;

Reduction in paperwork involved in transfer of securities;

No odd lot problem, even one share can be traded;

Availability of nomination facility;

Ease in effecting change of address / bank account details as change with Depository Participants (DPs) gets registered with all companies in which investor holds securities electronically;

Easier transmission of securities as the same is done by DPs for all securities in demat account;

Automatic credit in to demat account of shares, arising out of bonus / split / consolidation / merger / etc.;

Convenient method of consolidation of folios/accounts;

Holding investments in Equity, Debt Instruments, Government securities, Mutual Fund Units etc. in a single account;

Ease of pledging of securities; and

Ease in monitoring of portfolio.

Members holding Shares in Physical mode: a) are required to submit their Permanent Account Number (PAN) and bank account details to the Company / RTA, if not registered with the Company as mandated by SEBI. b) are advised to register the nomination in respect of their shareholding in the Company. Nomination Form SH-13 ([Pursuant to section 72 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rule 19(1) of the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules 2014] can be obtained from the Company’s Registrar and Share Transfer Agent. It is also available on Public domain. c) are requested to register / update their e-mail address with the Company / RTA for receiving all communications from the Company electronically.

Members holding Shares in Electronic mode: a) are requested to submit their PAN and bank account details to their respective DPs with whom they are maintaining their demat accounts. b) are advised to contact their respective DPs for registering the nomination. c) are requested to register / update their e-mail address with their respective DPs for receiving all communications from the Company electronically.

The Securities and Exchange Board of India vide its circular no. SEBI / HO / MIRSD / DOS3 / CIR / P / 2019 / 30 dated February 11, 2019, with a view to address the difficulties in transfer of shares, faced by non-residents and foreign nationals, has decided to grant relaxations to non-residents from the requirement to furnish PAN and permit them to transfer equity shares held by them in listed entities to their immediate relatives subject to the following conditions: a) The relaxation shall only be available for transfers executed after January 1, 2016. b) The relaxation shall only be available to non-commercial transactions, i.e. transfer by way of gift among immediate relatives. c) The non-resident shall provide copy of an alternate valid document to ascertain identity as well as the non-resident status. d) Non-Resident Indian members are requested to inform Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited, Company’s Registrar and Transfer Agent immediately on the change in the residential status on return to India for permanent settlement.

z. Electronic Payment Services

Investors should avail the Electronic Payment Services for payment of dividend as the same reduces risk attached to physical dividend warrants. Some of the advantages of payment through electronic credit services are as under:

Avoidance of frequent visits to banks for depositing the physical instruments;

Prompt credit to the bank account of the investor through electronic clearing;

Fraudulent encashment of warrants is avoided;

Exposure to delays / loss in postal service avoided; and

As there can be no loss in transit of warrants, issue of duplicate warrants is avoided.

Printing of bank account numbers, names and addresses of bank branches on dividend warrants provide protection against fraudulent encashment of dividend warrants. Members are requested to provide the same to the Company’s Registrar and Transfer Agent (RTA) for incorporation on their dividend warrants.

aa. Registration for SMS alert facility

Investor should register with Depository Participants for the SMS alert facility. Both Depositories viz. National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) alert investors through SMS of the debits and credits in their demat account.

bb. Intimate Mobile Number

Shareholders are requested to intimate their mobile number and changes therein, if any, to Company’s RTA viz. Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited to their dedicated e-mail id i.e., “support@purvashare.com.”, if shares are held in physical form or to their DP if the holding is in electronic form, to receive communications on corporate actions and other information of the Company.

cc. Submit Nomination Form and avoid Transmission hassle

Nomination helps nominees to get the shares transmitted in their favor without any hassles. Investors should get the nomination registered with the Company in case of physical holding and with their Depository Participants in case shares are held in dematerialised form.

Form may be downloaded from the Company’s website, under the section ‘Investor Relations’. However, if shares are held in dematerialised form, nomination has to be registered with the concerned Depository Participants directly, as per the form prescribed by the Depository Participants.

dd. Deal only with SEBI registered intermediaries

Investors should deal only with SEBI registered intermediaries so that in case of deficiency of services, investor may take up the matter with SEBI.

ee. Corporate benefits in electronic form

Investor holding shares in physical form should opt for corporate benefits like bonus / split / consolidation / merger / etc. in electronic form by providing their demat account details to the Company’s RTA.

ff. Register e-mail address

Investors should register their e-mail address with the RTA / Depository Participants. This will help them in receiving all communication from the Company electronically at their e-mail address. This also avoids delay in receiving communications from the Company. Prescribed form for registration may please be downloaded from the Company’s website.

gg. Facility for a Basic Services Demat Account (BSDA)

SEBI has stated that all the depository participants shall make available a BSDA for the shareholders unless otherwise opted for regular demat account with (a) No Annual Maintenance charges if the value of holding is upto 50,000; and (b) Annual Maintenance charges not exceeding 100/- for value of holding from 50,001 to 2,00,000. (Refer circular CIR/MRD/ DP/22/2012 dated August 27, 2012 and circular CIR/MRD/ DP/20/2015 dated December 11, 2015).

hh. Outstanding GDRs./ADRs/Warrants or any convertible instruments, conversion data likely impact on Equity :

Not any.

ii. Commodity Price Risk / Foreign Exchange Risk

Your Company does not deal into any of commodity and hence and is not directly exposed to any commodity price risk. Similarly, the Company does not enter into any Foreign Exchange transactions and hence is not directly exposed to any Foreign Exchange Risk.

jj. Investors’ Correspondence

Compliance Officer RTA Correspondence Office
Pallavi Jaiswal Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited Unit No. 323 & 324, 3rd Floor, Bldg. No. 9
Company Secretary No. 9, Shiv Shakti Ind. Estate, Gr. Floor, Laxmi Plaza, New Link Road
Tel : +91 22 6565 3451 J. R. Boricha Marg, Lower Parel, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 053
Email : jmdtele@gmail.com Mumbai-400 011 Tel : +91 22 6565 3451
Tel : +91 22 2301 6761 Email : jmdtele@gmail.com;
Email: support@purvashare.com Website : www.jmdlimited.co.in

kk. Code of Conduct

The Board of Directors of the Company has laid down Code of Conduct for Directors and for Senior Management & Employees. All Board Members and Senior Management have affirmed compliance with the Code of Conduct for the year under review. Declaration to this effect signed by the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer is annexed to this report.

To the Members of JMD VENTURES LIMITED

As provided under Regulation 26 (3) of the SEBI Listing Regulations, 2015, all Board Members and Senior Management Personnel have affirmed compliance with M/s. JMD Ventures Limited Code of Business Conduct and Ethics for the year ended March 31, 2023. For JMD VENTURES LIMITED

S/d-
DHRUVA NARAYAN JHA
DIN : 01286654
Mumbai, May 19, 2023 Chairman & Managing Director

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