siddheswari garments ltd share price Directors report


TO

THE MEMBERS

Your Directors take pleasure in presenting the Twenty Eighth Annual Report and Audited Financial Result of the Company for the year ended on 31st March, 2022.

FINANCIAL RESULTS

(Rs. in Lac)

Financial year ended 31.03.2022 Financial year ended 31.03.2021
Net Sales - -
Other Income 29.20 30.25
Total Revenue 29.20 30.25
Less: Total Expenditure 22.79 17.90
Gross Profit/Loss 6.41 12.35
Less: Depreciation 1.52 1.52
Profit/Loss Before Tax (PBT) 4.89 10.83
Less: Provision for Income Tax 1.71 3.21
: Deferred Tax -0.29 -0.35
Tax Expenses for early year 0.13 3.11
Net Profit/Loss (PAT) 3.34 4.86
Other Comprehensive Income 208.62 225.90
Total Comprehensive Income for the year 211.96 230.76

PERFORMANCE

Though the World has been recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, the subsequent waves of Covid followed by Global economic meltdown due to the war in Europe have been a general finance equating factor for the companies in general.

Your Directors have tried to put their best endeavors to cope up with the situation and though they could record basic PAT during the Financial Year 2021-22, approximately 31.28% of profit has been further reduced. However, your Directors are confident for a turnaround in near future.

INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL

Your Company is committed to constantly improving the effectiveness of internal financial controls and processes for efficient conduct of its business operations and ensuring security to its assets and timely preparation of reliable financial information. In the opinion of the Board of Directors, the internal financial control system of your Company is commensurate with the size, scale and complexity of business operations of your Company.

Further, the internal financial controls with reference to the Financial Statements are adequate in the opinion of the Board of Directors and were operating effectively during the Financial Year 2021-22.

The Company has a proper system of internal controls to ensure that all the assets are safeguarded and protected against loss from unauthorized use or disposition and that transactions are authorized, recorded and reported correctly.

DIVIDEND

In view of retaining the available surplus for future business growth, your Directors refrain from recommending payment of dividend for the year.

ACCOUNTING STANDARDS

You are aware that prior to 1st April 2017 financial statement were prepared and disclosed in compliance with the then applicable accounting standard (INDIAN GAAP) where as i.e.,2017 it has been made compulsory to use and adopt IND-AS as prescribed by the ICAI for preparing a financial statements and making disclosure there under.

TRANSFER TO RESERVE

The Company is not required to transfer any amount to Reserve under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.

TRANSFER TO INVESTORS EDUCATION AND PROTECTION FUND

The Unpaid /Un-claimed Dividend Balance in the company‘s books of account as at the end of F Y 2021-22 is NIL.

STATUTORY AUDITORS AND THEIR REPORT

M/s R K BAJAJ & CO (FRN 314140E), Chartered Accountants had been appointed as the statutory Auditors of the Company by a resolution of the members of the Company for a consecutive (5) five years period ending on the the AGM to be held in the year 2024. The Report of the Auditors when read with notes forming parts of Accounts is self explanatory and does not require any further elaboration.

DIRECTORS APPOINTMENT

Mr Abhishek Poddar (DIN 00119347) being as Non Executive rotational director is due to retires at the forthcoming Annual General meeting and he beings eligible offer himself for re-appointment.

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

The Independent Directors have submitted their disclosures to the Board that they fulfill the requirements to be qualified for their appointment as Independent Direcotrs under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 u/s 149(7) as well as applicable provisions of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015.

DIRECTORS RESPONAIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to the requirements under Section 134(3)(c) of the Companies Act, 2013 with respect to Directors Responsibility Statement, your Directors hereby confirm and State that:-

• In the preparation of the Annual Accounts, the Accounting Standard laid down by ICAI, have been strictly followed.

• The directors have selected such accounting polices and adopted 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 & loss of the company for the period.

• Proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate records in accordance with provisions of the Companies Act. for safeguarding the assets of the Company and detecting fraud and other irregularities:

• The Annual accounts have been prepared on the ‘On-Going concern basis.

• Laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the company and that such internal financial control are adequate and were operating effectively.

• Devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such system were adequate and operating effectively.

LISTING OF SHARES

The shares of the company are listed on the stock exchanges at Bombay BSE and Calcutta CSE..

DETAILS OF DIRECTOR & KEY MANAGERAL PERSONS INCLUDING THOSE WHO WERE APPOINTED OR HAVE RESIGNED DURING THE YEAR:-

Mr. Abhishek Poddar : Non Executive, Non- Independent Director
Mrs. Riti Poddar : Woman, Non Independent Director
Mr. Sanjay Kumar Shah : Executive Whole Time Director & CFO
Mr Uma Nath Singh : Non Executive, Independent Director
Mr. Satya Narayan Chaudhury (Appointed on 01.09.2021) : Non Executive, Independent Director
Mr. Mr. Rakesh Kumar Agarwal (Appointed on 01.09.2021). : Non Executive, Independent Director

None of the Directors of the Company is disqualified from being appointed as Directors under the provisions of section 164(2) of the Companies Act, 2013.

Mr. Satya Narayan Chaudhury (DIN: 09302633), has been appointed as an Additional Director of the Company in the capacity of Non-Executive Independent Director by the Board on recommendation of Nomination and Remuneration Committee w.e.f. 1 st September, 2021 till the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held on 30th September, 2021. Further, Mr. Satya Narayan Chaudhury (DIN: 09302633) was appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company for a term of 5 (five) consecutive years w.e.f 1st September, 2021 on approval being obtained from the members in the Annual General Meeting held on 30th September, 2021.

Mr. Rakesh Kumar Agarwal (DIN: 09302571), has been appointed as an Additional Director of the Company in the capacity of Non-Executive Independent Director by the Board on recommendation of Nomination and Remuneration Committee w.e.f. 1st September, 2021 till the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held on 30th September, 2021. Further, Mr. Rakesh Kumar Agarwal (DIN: 09302571) was appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company for a term of 5 (five) consecutive years w.e.f. 1st September, 2021 on approval being obtained from the members in the Annual General Meeting held on 30th September, 2021.

MANAGERIAL REMUNERATION

The company has paid and/ or provided for managerial remuneration in accordance with the requisite approvals by the provisions of Section 197 read with schedule V to the Act.

KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL

Mr. Sanjay Kumar Shah has been appointed as the whole time Executive Director & CFO in compliance of Section 196 read with Section 203 of the companies Act, 2013. The Whole-time Company Secretary of the company has appointed Ms. Rashmi Sharma as a whole time Company Secretary of the company with effect from 08.06.2021.

Further, Ms. Rashmi Sharma has resigned from the position of the Whole-time Company Secretary of the Company w.e.f 30.11.2021 and the Company has appointed Mr. Kishan Kumar Mundhara w.e.f 23.12.2021.

NUMBER OF BOARD MEETINGS HELD DURING THE YEAR

During the year 2021 -22, the Board of Directors met 5 (five) times on 30.06.2021,14.08.2021,01.09.2021, 13.11.2021 and 07.02.2022 including an exclusive meeting of independent directors on 07.02.2022.

CHANGE IN NATURE OF BUSINESS, IF ANY

During the year, there was no change in the nature of Business of the Company.

THE ANNUAL EVALUATION

The ultimate responsibility for good performance and prudent management of Company lies with the Board of Directors. The Board is expected to exercise continuous proactive and effective decision making and implementation thereof with a view to achive the desired goal. In this connection, the Board has set out a framework of guidelines for the directors to undertake continuous evaluation of performance of the Company while affirming the desired destination. The Board of Directors as a whole is required to display its commitment to good governance ensuing a constant improvement of process and procedures and each individual directors are committed to contribute his best in the overall growth of the organization.

The Independent Directors have submitted to the Board necessary declarations as to their eligibility for appointment as independent Director in term of Sec 149 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the applicable provisions of SEBI (LODR) Regulation 2015.

MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS, IF ANY, AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL POSTION OF THE COMPANY WHICH HAVE OCCURRED BETWEEN THE END OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR OF THE COMPANY TO WHICH THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS RELETE AND THE DATE OF THE REPORT.

No material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the company occurred in between the end of financial year and the date of Report.

PARTICULARS OF CONTRACTS OR ARRANGEMENTS WITH RELATED PARTIES.

Necessary disclosures have been made in the Notes to the financial Statement forming part of the Audited Statements of financial Statements as at the end of Financial year 2021-22 and was shown as "Related Party Transaction" in terms of Section, 129 read with schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013 and that such transactions having been made in the ordinary course of business transaction at an arms length basis, the provisions of the Section 188 of the Act, was not applicable to the Company.

PARTICULARS OF LOANS,GUARANTEES OR , INVESTMENT U/S 186 OF COMPANIES ACT, 2013.

The Company did not provide any loan or guarantee u/s 186 of the Companies, Act, 2013 while the particulars of investments made by the company u/s 186 as at end of the F.Y. 2021-22 forms parts of the ‘NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENT annexed to this Report.

SIGNAFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDER PASSED BY REGULATORS OR COURTS OR TRIBUNALS IMPACTING THE ON-GOING STATUS OF COMPANYS OPERATIONS.

There was no other significant order passed by Regulators or courts or Tribunal Impacting the ongoing status of Companys operation in future.

HUMAN RESOURCES

The Company believes that the employees are the most valuable assets of an organization and the optimum utilization of their skills, Knowledge and attitude are instrumental to the growth of an organization.

RATINGS

The Company having no secured Loan and/ or issued Debentures or Public Deposit, credit Rating of the Company was not required.

SUBSIDIARIES / ASSOCIATES

The Company do not have any subsidiary and/ or Associates Company.

CAPITAL AND FINANCE

There had been no issue or allotment of any securities during the year. The issued , subscribed and paid up capital of the company remains static at Rs, 3,30,99,000/- divided into 3309900 Equity shares of Rs 10/- each as at 31.03.2022.

EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION PLAN

The Company had not provided any employee Stock option.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Paid up capital of the Company being less then Rs 5.00 Crore (Rupees Five Crore) the provisions of SEBI (LODR) Regulation 2015 are not attracted to this Company.

Yet, your Directors believe that CORPORATE GOVERNANCE is way of business life, rather than a statutory compliance. It is intended to achieve excellence in business for enhancing the long term shareholders wealth through necessary disclosure transparency, integrity, accountability, responsibility and fairness in all its dealing with shareholders, customers, suppliers and the society at large. During the financial year 2021-22, your directors continued their Endeavour to pursue the policy and procedure to safety their ethical responsibility. A brief report on Corporate Governance is annexed hereto as Annexure-A.

PATICULARS OF EMPLOYEES

There being no employee, employed during the year, drawing remuneration in excess of the prescribed ceiling, the provisions of Section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Rules is not applicable to this company.

PARTICULARS OF THE MANAGEMENT REMUNERATION

In accordance with the provisions u/s 197(2) read with Rule 5 of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Management), Rules the Company furnish the details as Annexure - C as part of this report.

SECRETARIAL AUDIT

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rules made thereunder Mr. Rajarshi Ghosh, a Company Secretatory in practice (CP No-8921, Member ship No- ACS 17717) has been appointed as Secretarial Auditor of the Company for the year ended 31.03.2022. The Report of Secretarial Audit is annexed hereto and marked as Annexure-B.

INTERNAL / COMPLAINT COMMITTEE

In accordance with the Sexual harrassement of woman at workplace (prevention, prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 and rules made there under, the Company has constituted a committee which is comprised of Rakesh Kumar Agarwal, Uma Nath Singh and Riti Poddar during the year to act as per rules of the said Act. There has been no complained so far received by the Committee.

CORORATE SOCIAL RESPONCIBILITY

The Provisions of Section 135 of Companies Act, 2013 setting out the conditions for applicability of Corporate Social Responsibility having not been fulfilled by company, the responsibility of setting a Corporate Social Responsibility committee and/ or other obligations under this section is not attracted to this company.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY ETC AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO.

There being no manufactring activity of the Company during the year, the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 in the subject matter was not attracted to this company. The information required U/s 134(3) (m) of the Act are not attracted.

There was no Income or outgo in Foreign Exchange during the year.

COST AUDITOR

The Company having no Manufacturing operations during the year, the Provisions of Section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013 is not attracted to the Company.

INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL VIZ-A VIZ INTERNAL AUDIT

The Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company closely monitors the adequacy of the Internal Financial Control System in close co-ordination and support of the in-home internal Audit team who periodically submits its findings on the efficacy and adequacy of the Internal Control System, its compliance with the Companys operating system and Accounting standards and policies. Based on the Report of the in-house Audit Team, their findings and submissions the Audit committee have elaborate discussions and do make recommendations to the senior management to undertake corrective measures wherever necessary to strengthen the control. The subject process of Internal Financial Control is a continuous one and is due compliance of the provisions of the Companies Act 2013. During the F.Y. 2021-22 there had been no reportable weakness in the design or operation as observed.

PUBLIC DEPOSITS

The Company has neither accepted nor renewed any public Deposit as defined under the provisions contained in chapter V of the Companies Act, 2013.

RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY

Your Directors have formulated and implemented a Risk Management Policy for the Company with a view to identity various risks impacting the company and the mode of addressing them effectively by way of identifying therein the risk elements which in the opinion of the Board may threaten the performance and even existence of the Company.

VIGIL MECHANISM

In pursuance of the Provisions of Sub-section (9) & (10) of Section 179 of the Companies Act, 2013 your procedure for Whistle Blower System to report matters of serious concern and consequences that directors have developed and implemented an extensive vigil mechanism for directors and employees with elaborate may have serious effect on the operation.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Your Directors wish to place on records, their sincere appreciation of the Valuable co-operation and support received from the Financial Institutions, Banks, and Government Department and Agencies both at the Central and State Levels. The Directors would like to express thanks to the sincere services of Workers, staff and Executives of the Company.

Dated : 17.08.2022 By order of the Board
Place : Kolkata for Siddheswari Garments Limited
Uma Nath Singh Director Sanjay Kr. Shah Director