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Your Directors have pleasure in presenting their Report on the business and operations of your Company along with the Audited Accounts of the company for the year ended 31st March 2018.
|Current Year||Previous Year|
|(Rs. In Lac)||(Rs. In Lac)|
|Sales and other income||7123.32||6711.98|
|Profit before depreciation||697.37||270.20|
|Profit for the year||335.50||89.34|
|Provision for tax||(22.49)||(6.33)|
|Profit after tax||357.99||95.67|
|Profit brought forward from the previous year||1337.59||1248.91|
|Profit available for appropriation||1695.58||1344.58|
|Surplus carried to Balance Sheet||1695.58||1337.59|
The Company has started manufacturing of MS Ingot as a forward integration by using sponge iron & pig iron with captive power from 3 MW CPP The production & sales achieved during the year compared to previous year is given herein.
|Particulars||Sponge Iron||Pig Iron||Ms Ingot|
|(32,580)||(9,137)||( Nil )|
The demand for steel has been encouraging during the second half of the year.
Considering the need to conserve resources for the Companys ongoing capital expenditure programme, the Board of Directors of the Company do not recommend any dividend on the equity shares for the year ended 31st March, 2018.
CLOSURE OF MEMBERS AND SHARE TRANSFER BOOKS:
The Register of Members and Share Transfer Books of the Company will be closed with effect from 24th September, 2018 to 29th September, 2018 (both days inclusive) for the purpose of Annual General Meeting.
TRANSFER TO RESERVES:
The Company did not transfer any amount to General Reserve during the year.
The Authorized Share Capital of the Company is Rs.12,00,00,000/- (Rupees Twelve Crores only) divided into 1,20,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs.10/- each. As on March 31, 2018 the paid-up share capital of the Company is Rs.11,40,00,000 (Rupees Eleven Crores and Forty Lacs only) divided into 1,14,00,000 Equity Shares of Rs.10/- each. During the year your Company has not issued any equity shares.
During the year, the Company has not accepted any Deposits as defined under the Companies Act, 2013.
In accordance with the provisions of Section 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Articles of Association of the Company, Mrs. Sunita Dalmia (DIN- 00605973), Non-Executive Promoter Director, retires by rotation at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and Being eligible, offers herself for re-appointment. Your Directors recommend her reappointment. Mr. Yogesh Kumar Dalmia (DIN-00605908) has been re-appointed by the Board of Directors at their meeting held on 27th July, 2018, as whole time Director designated as the Chairman of the Company w.e.f. 1st day of September, 2018 for a further period of five years, subject to approval of the members at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. Your Directors recommend his reappointment.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 134 (3) (p) of the Companies Act, 2013, a structured questionnaire was prepared after taking into consideration of the various aspects of the Boards functioning, composition of the Board and its Committees, culture, execution and performance of specific duties, obligations and governance.
The performance evaluation of the Independent Directors was completed. The performance evaluation of the Chairman and the non-independent Directors was carried out by the independent Directors. The Board of Directors expressed their satisfaction with the evaluation process.
DETAILS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS BY COMPANY:
The Company has not given any loans or guarantees covered under the provisions of Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013.
AUDITORS REPORT & AUDITORS OBSERVATION:
There is no audit qualification in the Companys financial statements. The company continues to adopt practices to ensure best practice as per Indian Accounting Standards. The Notes on Accounts referred to in the Auditors Report enclosed are self-explanatory and do not call for any further comments.
Messers BDS & Co (formerly Bharat D. Sarawgee & Co), Chartered Accountants (Firm Registration Number 326264E) was appointed as the Statutory Auditors of the Company at the 26th Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 29th day of September, 2017, to hold office from the conclusion of twenty seventh (26th) Annual General Meeting until the conclusion of thirty first (31st) Annual General Meeting of the Company, subject to ratification by the Members of the Company at every subsequent Annual General Meeting at such remuneration as may be mutually agreed by the Board of Directors of the Company and the Auditors.
Pursuant to provisions of section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder, the Company has appointed Messrs L.N.Panda & Associates, Rourkela a firm of company Secretaries in practice to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company. The Secretarial Audit Report is annexed herewith as "Annexure I". The Secretarial Audit Report does not contain any qualification, reservation or adverse remarks for the year under review.
AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:
During the year all the recommendations of the Audit Committee were accepted by the Board. The composition of the Audit Committee is as described in the Corporate Governance Report.
The shares of the Company are listed at Bombay Stock Exchange and Calcutta Stock Exchange Limited. The Scrip Code at BSE is 518075 and at CSE is 13054.
The respective listing fees for the above Stock Exchanges up to the year 2017-18 have been paid.
PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORK PLACE:
The Company has zero tolerance for sexual harassment at workplace and has adopted a policy on prevention, prohibition and redressal of sexual harassment at workplace in line with the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace (prevention, prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and the Rules framed there under. It has constituted an internal Complaint Committee in compliance with the above mentioned Act and Rules. During the Financial Year 2017-18, no complaint has been received.
SAFETY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT:
The Company is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment and achieving an injury and illness free work place. During the year under review, there was no lost time injury incident reported. RECONCILIATION OF SHARE CAPITAL:
As directed by Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Reconciliation of Share Capital is being carried out quarterly by a practicing Company Secretary. The findings of the Reconciliation of Share Capital were satisfactory.
DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT:
Pursuant to section 134 (5) of the Companies Act, 2013 the Board of Directors of the Company confirm that;
(i) in the preparation of Annual Accounts, the applicable Accounting Standards as specified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India have been followed and that there has been no material departures from the same;
(ii) the Directors 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 or loss of the company for that period.
(iii) the Directors have taken proper and sufficient care, to the best of their for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provision of the Companies Act 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; and
(iv) the Annual Accounts have been prepared on going concern basis.
MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF THE COMPANY:
During the year under review, there have been no material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Company.
NUMBER OF BOARD MEETINGS DURING F.Y. 2017-18:
During the FY 2017-18 the number of meeting of Board of Directors of the Company comes to 4 (Four). The details of the number of meetings of the Board held during the financial year forms part of the Corporate Governance Report.
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO:
The prescribed details as required Section 134 (3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 8(3) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 are set out in Annexure A forming part of this report.
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE:
The Company has received Declaration of Independence from Mr. C.K.Bhartia (DIN- 00192694) and Mrs. Neha Singhania (DIN- 06879112), the Independent Directors of the Company as per sub-section (6) of Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013.
REMUNERATION & NOMINATION POLICY:
The Board of Directors has framed a policy which lays down a framework in relation to remuneration of Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and senior Management of the Company. This policy also lays down criteria for selection and appointment of Board Members. The detail of the policy is explained in the Corporate Governance Report for the Year 2017-18.
RELATED PARTY TRASACTIONS:
All transactions entered into with related parties (as defined under the Companies Act, 2013) during the financial year were in the ordinary course of business and on an Arms length pricing basis, and do not attract the provisions of Section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 and were within the ambit of clause 23 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015. There were no materially significant transactions with related parties during the financial year which were in conflict with interests of the Company. Suitable disclosure as required by the Accounting Standards has been made in the notes to the Financial Statements.
VIGIL MECHANISM POLICY:
The Company has a vigil mechanism named Fraud and Risk Management Policy to deal with instance of fraud and mismanagement, if any.
In staying true to our values of Strength, Performance and Passion and in line with our vision of being one of the most respected companies, the Company is committed to the high standards of Corporate Governance and stakeholder responsibility.
The Company has a Fraud Risk and Management Policy to deal with instances of fraud and mismanagement, if any.
The FRM Policy ensures that strict confidentiality is maintained whilst dealing with concerns and also that no discrimination will be meted out to any person for a genuinely raised concern.
A high level Committee has been constituted which looks into the complaints raised. The Committee reports to the Audit Committee and the Board.
WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY:
The Company has a "Whistle Blower Policy" to report genuine concerns or grievances. The Whistle Blower Policy has been posted on the website of the Company.
STATEMENT PURSUANT TO LISTING AGREEMENT:
Your Companys shares are listed with Bombay Stock Exchange Limited and Calcutta Stock Exchange Limited. We have paid the annual listing fees and there are no arrears.
PREVENTION OF INSIDER TRADING:
The Company has adopted a Code of Conduct for Prevention of Insider Trading with a view to regulate trading in securities by the Directors and designated employees of the Company. The Code requires preclearance for dealing in the Companys shares and prohibits the purchase or sale of Company shares by the Directors and the designated employees while in possession of unpublished price sensitive information in relation to the Company and during the period when the Trading Window is closed. The Board is responsible for implementation of the Code.
All Board Directors and the designated employees have confirmed compliance with the Code.
Executive Directors are paid remuneration by way of salary, perquisites and retirement benefits as recommended by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and approved by the Board and shareholders of the Company. Key Managerial Personnel and senior Management Personnel are paid remuneration by way of fixed salary. The Company does not have any Stock Option Scheme. No severance pay is payable on termination of appointment.
REGARDING KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL:
During the year the Company has appointed/designated the following as the Key Managerial Personnel of the Company:
Mr. YK.Dalmia, Chairman
Mr. Gagan Goyal, Executive Director
Mr. M.K.Hati, ChiefFinancial Officer
Mr. A.N.Khatua, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer
EXTRACTS OF ANNUAL RETURN IN MGT- 9:
The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return for the year ended on 31st March, 2018, in Form MGT-9, as required under Section 92 of the Companies Act, 2013 is included in this Report as Annexure- II and forms an integral part of this Report.
The Company has been practicing the principles of good Corporate Governance over the years and lays strong emphasis on transparency, accountability and integrity.
A separate Section on Corporate Governance and a certificate from the Statutory Auditors of the Company regarding compliance of conditions of Corporate Governance as stipulated under SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015 form part of this Annual Report.
The Chairman and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company have certified to the Board on financial statements and other matters in accordance with Regulation 17(8) of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015 pertaining to CEO/ CFO certification for the Financial Year ended 31 st March, 2018.
MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION & ANALYSIS REPORT:
The Management Discussion and Analysis Report for the year under review, as stipulated under SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, form part of this Annual Report. DISCLOSURES WITH RESPECT TO EMPLYEES STOCK OPTION SCHEME:
The Company does not have any Employee Stock Option Scheme.
PARTICULARS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS BY THE COMPANY:
Details of loans, guarantees or investments are given in the notes to financial statements.
SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORY BODIES/ COURTS:
During the financial year under review, no significant or material orders were passed by the Regulatory/ Statutory Authorities or the Courts which would impact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND APPRECIATION:
Your Directors would like to place on record our sincere appreciation for the continued support given by the Banks, Government Authorities, customers, vendors, shareholders and depositors during the period under review. The Directors also appreciate and value the contributions made by the employees of our Company at all levels.
|On behalf of the Board of Directors|
|Place: Barpali||Y.K. Dalmia|
|Date: the 27th day of July, 2018||Chairman|