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Your directors have pleasure in presenting the 34th Directors Report on the business and operations of your company for the financial year ended 31st March 2019.
|Amount in lacs|
|Sales and Other Income||3043.25||2358.36|
|Profit before Tax||78.96||44.10|
|Provision for taxation:|
|Profit after Tax||60.41||53.95|
|Income for the year||60.61||45.35|
The Company focused on its core business TPP and its allied products. The operation of TPP project at Patacheru, Medak District, Telangana State has been stabilized and the Company has been making efforts to improve the performance.
The income from operations is Rs.30,43,24,833/ - as against Rs.23,58,35,551/- for the corresponding previous year. The profit before tax stood at Rs.78,96,474/-as against Rs.44,10,277/- for the previous year. The profit after tax stood at Rs.60,41,238/- as against Rs. 53,94,611/- for the corresponding period. The Basic Earnings Per Share for the yearended 31.03.2019 is Rs.0.77 as against Rs. 0.58for the corresponding previous year ended 31.03.2018.
Your Directors did not recommend dividend for the financial year 2018-19.
The Company has not accepted or invited any Deposits and consequently no deposit has matured / become due for re-payment as on 31st March 2019.
MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS AFFECTING THE FIANNCIAL POSITION OF THE COMPANY:
There are no material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Company which occurred between the end on the financial year to which the financial statements relate and the date of this report.
PARTICULARS OF DIRECTORS AND KEY MANEGERIAL PERSONNEL:
In accordance with the provisions of Section 152(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Articles of Association of the Company, Sri.T.G.Raghavendra, Director of the Company retire by rotation at this Annual General Meeting and being eligible offer himself for reappointment.
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 Regulation 16 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015. Further, there has been nochange in the circumstances which may affect their status as independent director during the year.
The brief particulars of the Directors seeking appointment / re-appointment at this Annual General Meeting are being annexed to the Corporate Governance Report as required under Regulation 36 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015forming part of this Annual Report.
During the year, none of the directors have ceased to be directors.
Key Managerial Personnel
Ms.T.Hema, Company Secretary had resigned from her position on 30/05/2019.
Board evaluation and assessment
Evaluation of all Board members is done on an annual basis. The evaluation is done by the Board, Nomination and Remuneration committee and Independent Directors with specific focus on the performance and effective functioning of the Board and individual Directors.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, the Board has carried out performance evaluation taking into consideration of various aspects of the Boards functioning, composition of Board, and its Committees, execution, and performance of specific duties, obligations and governance. The Performance of evaluation of Independent Directors was completed. The Performance evaluation of Chairman and the Non-Independent Directors was carried out by the Independent Directors. The Board of Directors expressed their satisfaction with evaluation process.
Policy on directors appointment and remuneration and other details
The Board has, on the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee framed a policy which lays down a framework in relation to selection, appointment and remuneration to directors, key managerial personnel and senior management of the Company. The Companys policy on directors and KMP appointment and remuneration and other matters provided in section 178(3) of the Act have been disclosed in the corporate governance report, which forms part of the directors report.
Number of Board Meetings during the year
During the year, 4 meetings of the Board and 4 meetings of Audit Committee were convened and held, the details of which form part of the report on corporate governance.
PARTICULARS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES AND INVESTMENTS
The particulars of loans, guarantees and investments covered under Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 have been disclosed as notes in the financial statements.
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
All transactions entered with Related Parties for the year under review were on arms length basis and in the ordinary course of business. There are no materially significant related party transactions made by the Company with Promoters, Directors, Key Managerial Personnel or other designated persons which may have a potential conflict with the interest of the Company at large. All Related Party Transactions are placed before the Audit Committee as also the Board for approval, where ever required. Prior omnibus approval of the
Audit Committee is obtained for the transactions which are of a foreseeable and repetitive nature. A statement giving details of the related party transactions entered into pursuant to the omnibus approval so granted are placed as necessary before the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors. The Company has developed a Policy on Related Party Transactions for the purpose of identification and monitoring of such transactions. The policy on Related Party Transactions as approved by the Board is uploaded on the Companys website.
SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS OR COURT:
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.
AUDITORS AND OBSERVATIONS
In terms of the provisions of the Companies Amendment Act, 2017 read with Notification S.O. 1833(E) dated 7th May 2018 deletes provision of annual ratification of the appointment of auditor. Now during a single term of 5 years, there shall be no requirement for ratification of the appointment of auditor. A company sending notices for Annual General Meeting on or after 7thMay, 2018 is not required to include ratification of the auditor as its agenda item.
The Auditors, M/s.S.T.Mohite& Co., Chartered Accountants were appointed as Statutory Auditors to hold office till the conclusion of AGM to be held in the year 2021, since there is no requirement, the Board has not recommended for ratification of Statutory Auditors in the Notice of 34thAGM.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, the Company has appointed M/s. Geeta Serwani & Associates, Company Secretaries in Practice to under take the Secretarial Audit of the Company for the Financial Year 2018-19. The Report of the Secretarial Auditor for Financial Year 2018-19 is annexed herewith as "Annexure-I".
Internal auditors of the Company have done audit and their report is reviewed by the Audit Committee from time to time.
Qualification and Remarks
The auditors report contain qualifications with respect to payment of Statutory dues. The management is taking necessary steps to clear the outstanding dues.
Secretarial Auditors report do not contain any qualifications, reservations or adverse remarks.
DETAILS IN RESPECT OF FRAUDS REPORTED BY AUDITORS UNDER SECTION 143(12):
During the year under review, there were no frauds reported by the auditors to the Audit Committee or the Board under section 143(12) of the Companies Act, 2013.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
The Company is not covered under the criteria mentioned in the provisions of Companies Act, 2013.
MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION & ANALYSIS REPORT
Pursuant to the provisions of Regulation 34 read with Schedule V of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, a report on Management Discussion & Analysis is presented in a separate section and forms part of the Annual Report.
The Company has implemented the procedures and adopted practices in conformity with the Code of Corporate Governance enunciated in provisions of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015.
A report on Corporate Governance pursuant to the provisions of Corporate Governance Code stipulated under SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 forms part of the Annual Report. Full details of the various board committees are also provided therein along with Auditors Certificate regarding compliance of conditions of corporate governance and forms integral part of this Report.
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN (MGT 9)
The extract of the annual return in Form MGT 9 as required under the provisions of section 92 of the Act is enclosed as Annexure - II.
DETAILS IN RESPECT OF ADEQUACY OF INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS WITH REFERENCE TO FINANCIAL STATEMENT:
The Company has an Internal Control System, commensurate with the size, scale and complexity of its operations. To maintain its objectivity and independence, the Internal Audit function reports to the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board.
The Internal Audit Department monitors and evaluates the efficacy and adequacy of internal control system in the Company, its compliance with operating systems, accounting procedures and policies at all locations of the Company and its subsidiaries. Based on the report of internal audit function, process owners undertake corrective action in their respective areas and thereby strengthen the controls. Significant audit observations and corrective actions thereon are presented to the Audit Committee of the Board.
Based on the framework of internal financial controls and compliance systems established and maintained by the Company (with its inherent weakness) work performed by the internal, statutory and secretarial auditors including the audit of internal financial controls over financial reporting by the Statutory Auditors and the reviews performed by management and the relevant Board Committees, including the Audit Committee, the Board is of the opinion that the Companys internal financial controls were adequate and effective during the period ended on 31st March, 2019.
The Board of the Company has framed apolicy to implement and monitor the risk management plan for the Company and ensuring its effectiveness. The Board oversees the Risk Management process including risk identification, impact assessment, effective implementation of the mitigation plans and risk reporting. The Audit Committee has additional oversight in the area of financial risks and controls. Major risks identified by the businesses and functions are systematically addressed through mitigating actions on a continuing basis.
VIGIL MECHANISM / WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY
In order to ensure that the activities of the Company and its employees are conducted in a fair and transparent manner by adoption of highest standards of professionalism, honesty, integrity and ethical behaviour the company has adopted a vigil mechanism policy.
Many initiatives have been taken to support business through organizational efficiency, process change support and various employee engagement programmes which has helped the Organization achieve higher productivity levels. A significant effort has also been undertaken to develop leadership as well as technical/ functional capabilities in order to meet future talent requirement.
DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
Pursuant to Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013, the Board of Directors, to the best of their knowledge and ability, confirm that:
(i) in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and there are no material departures;
(ii) 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 profit of the company for that period;
(iii) they have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records inaccordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
(iv) they have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;
(v) they have laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the company and such internal financial controls are adequate and operating effectively;
(vi) they have devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO
The information on Conservation of Energy, Technology Absorption, Foreign Exchange Earnings and outgo required to be disclosed under Section 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013, read with Rule 8 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 are provided in the Annexure- III forming part of this Report.
PARTICULARS RELATING TO THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT, 2013
Your Company has always believed in providing a safe and harassment free workplace for every individual working in its premises through various policies and practices. Company always endeavours to create and provide an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment including sexual harassment.
Your Company has adopted a policy on Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace which aims at prevention of harassment of employees and lays down the guidelines for identification, reporting and prevention of undesired behaviour.
Internal Complaints Committee has been set up to redress complaints received regarding sexual harassment. All associates of the company are covered under this policy. There were no complaints received under the policy during 2018-19.
PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES
The Company has not employed any individual whose remuneration falls within the purview of the limits prescribed under the provisions of Section 197 of the Companies Act, 2013, read with Rule 5(2) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014.
PARTICULARS OF REMUNERATION
Disclosures with respect to the remuneration of Directors and employees as required under Section 197(12) of Companies Act, 2013 and Rule 5 (1) Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 are given below:
a. The ratio of the remuneration of each director to the median remuneration of the employees of the Company for the financial year:
|Executive Directors||Ratio to Median remuneration|
|T G Raghavendra||12.21|
|V J Sarma||4.88|
b. The percentage increase in remuneration of each director, chief executive officer, chief financial officer, company secretary in the financial year:There is no increase during the year.
c. There is percentage increase in the median remuneration of employees in the financial year: NIL
d. The number of permanent employees on the rolls of Company: 58
e. Average percentile increase already made in the salaries of employees other than the managerial personnel in the last financial year and its comparison with the percentile increase in the managerial remuneration and justification thereof and point out if there are any exceptional circumstances for increase in the managerial remuneration:There is no increase in the remuneration / salaries during the year.
f. Affirmation that the remuneration is as per the remuneration policy of the Company:
The Company affirms remuneration paid to Key Managerial Personnel is as per the remuneration policy of the Company.
Your Directors wish to place on record their appreciation to employees at all levels for their hard work, dedication and commitment. The enthusiasm and unstinting efforts of the employees have enabled the Company to remain stable, despite increased competition from several existing and new players.
The Board desires to place on record its sincere appreciation for the support and co-operation that the Company received from the suppliers, customers, strategic partners, Bankers, Auditors, Registrar and Transfer Agents and all others associated with the Company. The Company has always looked upon them as partners in its progress and has happily shared with them rewards of growth. It will be the Companys endeavor to build and nurture strong links with trade based on mutuality, respect and co-operation with each other.
|By order of The Board of Directors|
|Place : Hyderabad||Chairman and Managing Director|
|Date : 14th August, 2019||(DIN : 00186546)|