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TO THE MEMBERS OF STANDARD INDUSTRIES LIMITED
Report on the Financial Statements
We have audited the accompanying standalone Ind AS financial statements of Standard Industries Limited
("the Company"), which comprise of the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2018, the Statement of Profit and Loss (including other Comprehensive Income), the Statement of Changes in Equity and the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.
Managements Responsibility for the Standalone Financial Statements
The Companys Board of Directors are responsible for the matters stated in Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation and presentation of these standalone Ind AS financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance including other comprehensive income, cash flows and statement of changes in equity of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the Indian Accounting Standards referred in under Section 133 of the Act. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these standalone Ind AS financial statements based on our audit.
In conducting our audit, we have taken into account the provisions of the Act, the accounting and auditing standards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under the provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder.
We conducted our audit of the standalone Ind AS financial statements in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the standalone Ind AS financial statements are free from material misstatement.
An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and the disclosures in the standalone Ind AS financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditors judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the standalone Ind AS financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Companys preparation of the standalone Ind AS financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the Companys Directors, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the standalone Ind AS financial statements.
We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone Ind AS financial statements.
In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the aforesaid standalone Ind AS financial statements, read together with notes to the accounts thereon, give the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2018 and its profit, total comprehensive income, the changes in the equity and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.
Emphasis of Matter
(a) Attention is invited to note No 42 with respect to profit of 3503.13 lakhs recognised during the current financial year for assignment of Transferable Developments rights entitlement, pending certain formalities for its ultimate assignment.
(b) We draw attention to Note 43 to the Financial
Statement regarding Companys equity investment of 5,969.82 lakhs in Standard Salt Works Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary company. The Company considers no provision for any loss is currently necessary in the financial statements for the reason stated in the note.
Our opinion is not modified in respect of this matter.
The financial information of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2017 and the transition date opening balance sheet as at April 01, 2016 included in this standalone Ind AS financial statements, are based on the previously issued statutory financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2017 and March 31, 2016 prepared in accordance with the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 (as amended) which were audited by Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP, on which they expressed an unmodified opinion dated May 16, 2017 and April 27, 2016 respectively which has been accepted
by us. The adjustments to those financial statements for the differences in the accounting principles adopted by the Company on transition to Ind AS have been audited by us.
Our opinion is not qualified in respect of this matter.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements
1. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2016 ("the Order") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section 143 of the Act, we give in the "Annexure A", a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order.
2. As required by Section 143 (3) of the Act, we report that: (a) we sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit.
(b) in our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of those books.
(c) the Balance Sheet, the Statement of Profit and Loss including Other Comprehensive Income, Statement of Changes in Equity and the Cash
Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account.
(d) in our opinion, the aforesaid standalone Ind AS financial statements comply with the Indian
Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Companies (Indian Accounting Standard) Rules, 2015.
(e) on the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2018 taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified
as on March 31, 2018 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164 (2) of the Act.
(f) with respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financial reporting of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controls, refer to our separate report in
"Annexure B"; and
(g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditors Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014, in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us: (i) The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financial position in its standalone Ind AS financial statements as referred to in Note 38 to the standalone Ind AS financial statements. (ii) The Company has made provision, as required under the applicable law or accounting standards, for material foreseeable losses, if any, on long-term contracts including derivative contracts. (iii) There has been no delay in transferring amounts, required to be transferred, to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.
For S H R & CO.
FRN: 120491W Deep N Shroff
Membership No. 122592 Mumbai, Dated: May 29, 2018