Mega Fin (India) Ltd Directors Report.
Your Directors are hereby present their 37th Annual Report together with the Audited Accounts for the financial year ended 31st March, 2019.
1. RESULTS OF OUR OPERATIONS
I.) Summarized Standalone Financial Results- Mega Fin (India) Limited
|Particulars||Year Ended 31.03.2019||Year Ended 31.03.2018|
|Profit/(Loss) Before Depreciation and Tax||(42540)||(15,91,890)|
|Profit/(Loss) Before Tax and Exceptional Items||(42540)||(15,91,890)|
|Exceptional Items (Net)||Nil||(47,500)|
|Prior period Items(Net)||Ni||Nil|
|Profit/(Loss) After Tax||(42540)||(1639390)|
II.) Summarized Consolidated Financial Results - Mega Fin (India) Limited and Its Subsidiaries
|Particulars||Year Ended 31.03.2019||Year Ended 31.03.2018|
|Profit/(Loss) Before depreciation and Tax||(53,868)||(16,12,688)|
|Profit/(Loss) Before Tax and Exceptional Items||(53,868)||(16,12,688)|
|Prior Period Adjustments||Nil||Nil|
|Profit/ (Loss) for the year before tax||(53,868)||(16,60,188)|
|Net Profit/ (Loss) for the year||(53,868)||(16,60,188)|
The consolidated Financial Statements of the Company are prepared in accordance with relevant Accounting Standards viz. AS-21, AS-23 and AS-27 issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and forms part of this Annual Report.
In view of accumulated losses, your Directors regret their inability to recommend dividend for the financial year ended 31st March 2019.
ii.) Particulars of loans, guarantees or investments by company
Details of Loans, Guarantees and Investments covered under the provisions of Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 are given in the notes to Financial Statements.
iii.) Fixed Deposits
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.
iv.) Particulars of Contracts or arrangements made with related party (ies)
All transactions entered with Related Parties for the year under review were on arms length basis and in the ordinary course of business and that the provisions of sections 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 are not attracted. Thus disclosure in Form AOC-2 is not required. Further, there are no material related party transactions during the year under review with Promoters, Directors or Key Managerial Personnel. The Company has developed a Related Party Transactions framework through Standards Operating Procedures for the purpose of identification and monitoring of such transactions.
All Related Party Transactions are placed before the Audit Committee as also before the Board for approval. Omnibus approval was obtained on a quarterly basis for transactions which are of repetitive nature. Transactions entered into pursuant to omnibus approval are audited and a statement giving details of all Related Party Transactions are placed before the Audit Committee and Board for review and approval on a quarterly basis.
The Policy on Related Party Transactions as approved by the Board of Directors has been uploaded on the website of the Company. The web link of the same has been provided in the Corporate Governance Report. None of the Directors has any pecuniary relationship or transactions vis-a-vis the Company.
v.) Material changes and commitment, if any, affecting the financial position of the company occurred between the end of the financial year to which this financial statements relate and the date of the report
No material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Company occurred between the end of the financial year to which this financial statements relate on the date of this report.
vi.) Share Capital
The paid- up equity share capital of the Company as at March 31, 2019 stood at Rs. 9,17,78,500/- (Rupees Nine Crore Seventeen lakhs Seventy Eight Thousand Five Hundred only)
III.) BUSINESS AND FUTURE OUTLOOK:
Mega Fin (India) Limited (MFIL) is a part of the Indias private sector financial services companies, the Shares of the Company are listed on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The Company is a core investment Company & has interests in financing and advancing short term and long term loans and credits to individuals, companies or association of individuals by whatever name called; merchant banking; commercial financing; stock broking; other activities in financial services.
ii.) Subsidiaries and Associates
Your Company has a subsidiary company namely Mega Capital Broking Private Limited as on 31.03.2019.
During the year, the Board of Directors reviewed the affairs of the subsidiary. In accordance with section 129(3) of the Companies Act, 2013, we have prepared consolidated financial statements of the Company, which form part of the Annual Report. Further a statement containing salient features of the financial statement of our subsidiaries in the prescribed format AOC-1 is appended as Annexure-I to the Boards Report. The Statement also provides the details of performance, financial positions of each of the subsidiary.
In accordance with Section 136 of the Companies Act, 2013, the audited financial statements, including the consolidated financial statements and related information of the Company and audited accounts of its subsidiary, are available on our website www.megafinindia.com. These documents will also be available for inspection during business hours at the Registered Office in Mumbai, India.
IV.) CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Corporate Governance is an ethically driven business process that is committed to values aimed at enhancing an organizations brand and reputation. This is ensured by taking ethical business decisions and conducting business with a firm commitment to values, while meeting stakeholders expectations. The Company has been following the principles of good Corporate Governance over the years and lays strong emphasis on transparency, accountability and integrity. SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 entered into with BSE, a separate section on Corporate Governance forms part of this Annual Report.
i.) Number of meetings of the Board
During the year Four Meetings were held. The details of the meetings of the Board held during the financial year 2018-19 forms part of the Corporate Governance Report. The intervening gap between any two meetings did not exceed 120 days as prescribed by Regulation 17 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 and the Companies Act, 2013.
ii.) Committees of the Board
Currently the Board have 3 Committees namely Committee of Directors, Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Share Transfer, Investor Grievances & Stakeholders Relationship Committee. A detailed note on Board and its committees is provided under the corporate governance section to this annual report.
iii.) Board Diversity
The Company recognizes and embraces the importance of a diverse board in its success. We believe that a truly diverse board will leverage difference in thought, perspectives, knowledge, skill, regional and industry experience, cultural and geographical background. The Board has adopted the Policy on Board Diversity which sets out the approach to diversity of the Board of Directors and the same is available on our website www.megafinindia.com.
iv.) Remuneration and Nomination Policy
The Board of Directors of the Company has an optimum combination of Promoter Director and Non-Executive Independent Directors, who have knowledge of the business and industry. The composition of the Board is in conformity the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 with the Stock Exchanges and Companies Act, 2013.
The Board of Directors has framed a policy which lays down a framework in relation to remuneration of Directors, Key Managerial Policy Personnel and Senior Management of the Company. This Policy also lays down criteria for selection and appointment of Board Members.
v.) Declaration by Independent Directors
All Independent Directors have given declarations that they meet the criteria of independence as laid down under Section 149(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 and of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement & SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, a structured questionnaire was prepared after taking into consideration of the various aspects of the Boards functioning, composition of the Board and its Committees, culture, execution and performance of specific duties, obligations and governance.
The evaluation of all the directors and the Board as a whole was conducted based on the criteria and framework adopted by the Board. The performance evaluation of the Chairman and the non- independent Director(s) was carried out by the Independent Directors. The Board of Directors expressed their satisfaction with the evaluation process.
None of the independent directors are due for re- appointment.
vii.) Programmes for familiarisation of Independent Directors
The details of programmes for familiarisation of Independent Directors with the Company, nature of the Industry in which the Company operates, business model of the Company and related matters are put up on the website of the Company i.e. http://megafinindia.com/downloads/Familiarisation%20Programmes.pdf
Mr. Sharma was appointed as Additional Directors under the category of Non-Executive Independent Director effective 26th November, 2018. The appointment of Mr. Sharma was confirmed by the shareholders at previous Annual General Meeting.
In accordance with Section 161 of the Act, the aforesaid Directors hold office upto the date of the ensuing Annual General Meeting of the Company and being eligible offer their candidature for appointment as Directors. Your approval for their appointment as Directors in the category of Non-Executive Independent Director has been sought in the Notice convening the ensuing Annual General Meeting of the Company.
During the year Mr. Vinod Jain resigned from office of Directors effective 26th November, 2018. The management place on record its appreciation for the services rendered and guidance provided by Mr. Vinod Jain during their tenure.
In accordance with the provisions of Section 152 (6) of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companys Articles of Association, Mr. Ajay S Mittal Director will be retire by rotation and being eligible, offer himself for re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.
Brief details of the Director proposed to be appointed / Re appointed as required under SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 is provided in the notice of the Annual General Meeting and forms an integral part of this Annual Report.
xi.) Auditors Certificate on corporate governance
A Certificate from a Practicing Company Secretary confirming compliance with the conditions of Corporate Governance & SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 is attached as Annexure - B to Corporate Governance Report to this Report.
xii.) Directors responsibility statement
To the best of knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations obtained by them, your Directors make the following statement in terms of Section 134(3)(c) of the Companies Act, 2013:
a) In the preparation of the annual accounts for the year ended 31st March, 2019, the applicable accounting standards have been followed along with proper explanation 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 at the end of the financial year and of the loss of the company for the year ended on that date;
c) the directors have taken proper and sufficient care 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;
d) the annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis; e) that the Directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and
f) that the Directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
V.) AUDIT AND AUDITORS
i.) Statutory Auditors
Kankani Jain Chopra and Company, Chartered Accountants, Mumbai, Statutory Auditors of the Company, was appointed as Statutory Auditors of the Company for a period of five year from the conclusion of 35th Annual General Meeting till the conclusion of 40th Annual General Meeting to be held in the year 2022. The requirement of Annual ratification of Auditors appointment at the AGM has been omitted pursuant to the Companies Amendment Act, 2017 notified on May 7, 2018.
Qualifications in the Audit Report is as under:
The Financial statement have been prepared by the management on a going concern basis even though the company has substantial accumulated losses, its activity is stand still and it has eroded its Net Worth in respect of which we are unable to express an opinion whether the Company can now operate as a going concern or not.
Managements response to the qualifications in the Audit Report is as under:
The Company is taking reasonable steps to improve the financial stability of the Company and to revive the company.
ii.) Secretarial Audit
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder, the Company has appointed M/s. Aabid & Co, Practising Company Secretaries to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company. The Secretarial Audit Report is included as Annexure-II to this Report.
As per Section 203 of Companies Act, 2013 every listed company shall have the following key managerial personnel: i. Chief Executive Officer or manager ii. Company Secretary; and iii. Chief Financial Officer
The Company has appointed Chief Financial officer, Chief Executive Officer on 14th May, 2019 and Company Secretary of the Company on 26th November, 2018
iii.) Significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courts
There are no significant and material orders passed by the Regulators/Courts that would impact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.
iv.) Internal control systems and their adequacy
Your Company has an effective internal control and risk mitigation system, which are constantly assessed and strengthened with new/ revised standard operating procedures. The Companys internal control system is commensurate with its size, scale and complexities of its operations. The main thrust of internal audit is to test and review controls, appraisal of risks and business processes, besides benchmarking controls with best practices in the industry.
The Audit Committee actively reviews the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control systems and suggests improvements to strengthen the same. The Company has a robust Management Information System, which is an integral part of the control mechanism.
The Audit Committee, Statutory Auditors and the Business Heads are periodically apprised of the internal audit findings and corrective actions taken by the management are presented to the Audit Committee. To maintain its objectivity and independence, the internal Audit function reports to the Chairman of the Audit Committee.
v.) Extract of Annual Return
The details forming part of the extract of Annual Return in Form MGT-9, as required under Section 92 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 12 of the Companies (Management and administration) Rules, 2014, is included in this Report as Annexure- III and forms an integral part of this Report.
VI.) CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Your Company sincerely believes that growth needs to be sustainable in a socially relevant manner. Todays business environment especially in India therefore demands that corporates play a pivotal role in shouldering social responsibility. Your Company is committed to its endeavor in social responsibilities for benefit of the community.
VII.) HUMAN RESOURCES
The Company takes pride in the commitment, competence and dedication shown by its employees in all areas of business. The Company has a structured induction process at all locations and management development programs to upgrade skills of managers. Objective appraisal systems based on Key Result Areas (KRAs) are in place for senior management staff. The Company is committed to nurturing, enhancing and retaining top talent through superior Learning and Organizational Development. This is a part of Corporate HR function and is a critical pillar to support the organizations growth and its sustainability in the long run.
Further statutory disclosures w.r.t. Human Resources are as under:
i.) As required by the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, the Company has formulated and implemented a policy on Sexual Harassment (Wiz as updated on the website of the Company http://megafinindia.com/ ) at workplace with a mechanism of lodging complaints. Its redressal is placed on the internet for the benefit of its employees. During the year under review, no complaints were reported to the Board.
ii.) None of the Managerial personnel is being paid any remuneration and hence the information required under Section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 is not relevant.
None of the employees listed is a relative of any director of the Company. None of the employees hold (by himself or along with his spouse and dependent children) more than two percent of the equity shares of the Company.
Key Managerial Personnel
|Sl. No.||Designation||Name of Persons|
|1.||Chief Executive Officer||Mahesh Mhatre Gajanan|
|2.||Company Secretary||Mandeep Chhabra|
|3.||Chief Financial Officer||Sonal Gupta|
VIII.) MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS REPORT
Management Discussion and Analysis Report for the year under review, as stipulated under Companies Act, 2013, forms part of Annual Report
IX.) VIGIL MECHANISM/ WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY
The Vigil Mechanism of the Company, which also incorporates a whistle blower policy in terms of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 to report genuine concerns or grievances. The Vigil Mechanism/ Whistle Blower Policy may be accessed on the Companys website i.e. http://megafinindia.com/goverance.html
X.) RISK MANAGEMENT
Your Company is well aware of risks associated with its business operations and various projects under execution. Comprehensively risk management system is being put in place involving classification of risk, adoption of risk mitigation measures and a strong mechanism to deal with potential risks and situation leading to rise of risks in an effective manner.
Senior Professionals conversant with risk management systems have been entrusted with the said task with a brief to implement the risk management.
XI.) HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT:
As a responsible corporate citizen, your Company lays considerable emphasis on health, safety aspects of its human capital, operations and overall working conditions. Thus being constantly aware of its obligation towards maintaining and improving the environment, all possible steps are being taken to meet the toughest environmental standards on pollution, effluents, etc. across various spheres of its business activities.
XII.) CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO
The Information under Section 134 (3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 8 of Company (Accounts) Rules, 2014 is not applicable to your Company. There neither were any earnings nor outgo of Foreign Exchange.
XIII.) STATUTORY INFORMATION
The Business Responsibility Reporting as required by SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 with the Stock Exchanges is not applicable to your Company for the financial year ended March 31, 2019.
Your Directors wish to place on record their appreciation for the assistance, support and co-operation received from Government of India, the State Governments and other Government agencies and departments, investors, bankers, financial institutions and all other stakeholders.
Your Directors also wish to place on record their deep sense of appreciation for the committed services by the executives, staff and workers of the Company.
For and on behalf of the Board of Directors of
MEGA FIN (INDIA) LIMITED
Ajay S Mittal
Dated: 5th September, 2019