Your Directors take pleasure in presenting the Twenty Ninth Annual Report and Audited Financial Result of the Company for the year ended on 31st March, 2023.
|Financial year ended 31.03.2023
|(Rs. in Hundred) Financial year ended 31.03.2022
Less: Total Expenditure
Profit/Loss Before Tax (PBT)
Less: Provision for Income Tax
: Deferred Tax
Tax Expenses for early year
Net Profit/Loss (PAT)
Other Comprehensive Income
Total Comprehensive Income for the year
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. 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 the 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 2022-23.
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.
In view of retaining the available surplus for future business growth, your Directors refrain from recommending payment of dividend for the year.
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 2022-23 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.
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN
In terms of Section 92(3) of the Companies Act, 2013, a copy of the Annual Return of the Company for the financial year ended 31st March, 2023 will be posted on the website of the Company under the link - http://www.siddheswarigarments.co.in/investors.php
Ms. Riti Poddar (DIN 01726726) being as Non Executive women rotational director is due to retires at the forthcoming Annual General meeting and she 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 Directors 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:-
o In the preparation of the Annual Accounts, the Accounting Standard laid down by ICAI, have been strictly followed.
o 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.
o 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:
o The Annual accounts have been prepared on the ‘On-Going concern basis.
o Laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the company and that such internal financial control are adequate and were operating effectively. o 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. Satya Narayan Chaudhury : Non Executive, Independent Director
Mr. Mr. Rakesh Kumar Agarwal : 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.
During the year under review, there was no appointment and / or resignation of directors of the company.
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.
NUMBER OF BOARD MEETINGS HELD DURING THE YEAR
During the year 2022-23, the Board of Directors met 4 (four) times on 30.05.2022, 13.08.2022, 14.11.2022, 14.02.2023 and one exclusive meeting of independent directors on 14.02.2023.
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.
MMr. 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
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 the 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 2022-23 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. 2022-23 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.
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.
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 31.03.2023.
EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION PLAN
The Company had not provided any employee Stock option.
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 2022-23. 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.
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 31.03.2023. 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 Sanjay Kr Shah, Whole-time Director, 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.
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. 2022-23 there had been no reportable weakness in the design or operation as observed.
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.
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.
Proceeding pending under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 during the year along with their status as at the end of the financial year:-
During the year under review, there are no proceedings pending under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
The details of difference between amount of the valuation done at the time of one time settlement and the valuation done while taking loan from the Banks or Financial Institutions along with the reasons there of:-
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 : 17.05.2023
By order of the Board
Place : Kolkata
for Siddheswari Garments Limited
Uma Nath Singh Sanjay Kr. Shah