Minda Finance Ltd Management Discussions.
Minda Finance Limited is a group Company of the diversified UNO MINDA N.K. Minda Group. Minda Finance Limited is registered under the Category-B, Non-Acceptance of Public Deposit Company with the Reserve Bank of India and to carry on NBFC activities under section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.
The core business of Minda Finance Limited is to provide Bills Discounting Facility to the UNO MINDA N.K. Minda Group companies including its Suppliers and the Vendors. In addition to this, the Company also provides the inter-corporate loan(s) and to do the investments in shares of companies.
Industry Structure and Development:
Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) form an integral part of the Indian financial system. They play an important role in nation building and financial inclusion by complementing the banking sector in reaching out credit to the unbanked segments of society, which form the cradle of entrepreneurship and innovation. NBFCs ground-level understanding of their customers profile and their credit needs gives them an edge, as does their ability to innovate and customize products as per their clients needs. This makes them the perfect conduit for delivering credit to the various customers.
The NBFC sector in India has undergone a significant transformation over the past few years. It has come to be recognized as one of the systemically important components of the financial system and has shown consistent year-on-year growth. Further, NBFCs play a critical role in the core development of infrastructure, transport, employment generation, wealth creation opportunities and financial support for economically weaker sections.
Opportunities and Threats:
The Board feels that the biggest opportunities available to any organization are attainable actions that it has not yet taken, or maximized. Financially speaking, these opportunities may include increased income and investments; debt and interest reduction and positive industry trends. While difficult at first, one almost always can find opportunities when he really thinks about all of the directions he could take his finances. However, one should not necessarily pursue the most lucrative opportunity. You may have a better chance leveraging your strengths to pursue the best fit. The other opportunities include low cost & efficient labour force, strong managerial capabilities, strong globalised industries & emerging global competitiveness, untapped rural demand etc.
The entity compiles all of the threats, or factors that threaten its financial situation. These are external forces over which the entity may not always have control. The Board determines does the Company offer lower prices / interest rates, better service or a greater selection of products and also considers what the competitors do better? The Board further determines which ones pose the greatest threat to the business of the Company and finds ways to counteract them. The Board follows mindset that since one could never prevent every single threat, instead he must seek to mitigate as many of these risks as possible. The threats coming into the way of business of the Company mainly include high rates of taxes, market fluctuation, global slowdowns affecting Indian economy, competitions, governance issues etc.
The Company is engaged in single segment of finance and thus separate segment wise performance details cant be given.
Outlook and future prospects:
The company is confident in spite of the possible recessionary conditions in the industry it will perform better in view of the strong fundamentals of the Indian companies and hope to improve its Turnover.
Risk and Concerns:
Your company ensures adherence to best practice and has necessary internal system and control in place to manage the risk. Further the strict regulations and guidelines imposed by the regulatory authorities like SEBI, Stock exchange and NSDL with reference to capital market operation and Depository functions are sufficient in controlling the market related financial and technical risks. All these guidelines of the regulatory authorities whether it for margin money in capital market transaction or otherwise are being strictly adhered to by your company.
Internal Controls Systems and their adequacy:
The company has adequate internal control systems to ensure operational efficiency, protection and conservation of resources, accuracy and promptness in financial reporting and compliance of law and regulations. The internal control system is supported by the internal audit process. The Internal Auditor reviews and ensures that the audit observations are acted upon. The Audit Committee of the Board reviews the Internal Audit reports and the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.
Financial performance with the financial data and figures, have been given in detail in Directors Report.
Material developments in Human Resources:
The relationship with the employees continues to be cordial. The Company recognizes the importance and contribution of its employees for its growth and development and constantly endeavors to train nurture and groom its people The Company puts emphasis on attracting and retaining the right talent.
The company places emphasis on training and development of employees at all levels and has introduced methods and practices for Human Resource Development.
Statements in this Management Discussion and Analysis describing the companys objectives, projections, estimates and expectations may be forward looking statement within the meaning of applicable laws and regulations. Actual results might differ materially from those either expressed or implied.