SW Investments Ltd Directors Report.

To

The Members,

SW Investments Limited

Your Directors take the privilege of presenting the 41st Annual Report of the Company on the business and operations of the Company together with the Audited Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2021.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

The Companys performance during the financial year ended 31st March, 2021 as compared to the previous financial year, is summarized below:

(Rs. In Lakh)
Particulars For the year ended on 31.03.2021 For the year ended on 31.03.2020
Revenue from operations 63.28 162.50
Other Income 1.72 1.26
Total Revenue 65.00 163.77
Total Expenditure 45.79 158.84
Profit Before Tax (PBT) 19.21 4.92
Less: Current Tax 4.50 1.20
Profit After Tax (PAT) 14.72 3.72

PERFORMANCE

During the year under review, the revenue from operations stood at Rs. 63.28/- Lakhs compared to previous years revenue of Rs. 162.50 Lakhs. The profit before tax stands at Rs. 19.21 Lakhs as compared to Rs. 4.92/- Lakhs during the previous year.

DIVIDEND

To strengthen the financial position of the Company, your directors do not recommend any dividend for the period under consideration.

TRANSFER TO RESERVES

Your directors do not propose to transfer any amount to reserves out of the profits earned during the Financial Year under review.

SHARE CAPITAL

During the year under review, the Company has not allotted any Equity Shares, thus the paid-up Equity Share Capital of the Company remains the same i.e., 9,00,000 equity shares of Rs. 10/- each. Also, the Company has not issued shares with differential voting rights and sweat equity shares.

DEPOSITS

Your Company has not accepted any deposits from public and as such, no amount on account of principal or interest on public deposits was outstanding as on the date of the balance sheet.

REPORT ON PERFORMANCE AND FINANCIAL POSITION OF SUBSIDIARY/JOINT VENTURE/ASSOCIATE COMPANIES

The Company does not have any Subsidiary/Joint Venture/Associate Company and therefore the details of subsidiaries of the Company, in format AOC-1, for the Financial Year under review is not applicable.

PARTICULARS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS

Details of Loans, Guarantees and Investments covered under the provisions of section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 are given in the notes to the Financial Statements of the Company.

MATTERS RELATED TO DIRECTORS AND KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL

In compliance with the provisions of section 152 of the Companies Act, 2013, Mr. Pankaj Jain (DIN- 00048283), Director of the Company who is liable to retire by rotation and being eligible seeks re-appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting. The Board recommends his re-appointment.

DECLARATIONS BY INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

The Company has received declarations from the Independent Directors of the Company confirming that they meet the criteria of Independence as prescribed under Section 149(6) of the Act and have submitted their respective declarations as required under Section 149(7) of the Act and Regulation 16(1) of the Listing Regulations that they are not aware of any circumstance or situation, which exists or is anticipated, that could impair or impact their ability to discharge their duties with an independent judgment and without any external influence as required under Regulation 25 of the Listing Regulations.

The Independent Directors also confirmed that they have duly registered their names in the data bank for Independent Directors maintained by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. Further, the Board is of the opinion that the Independent Directors of the Company possess requisite qualities to act as Independent Directors including integrity, relevant expertise and experience. The Board further confirms that the Independent Directors who were required to, have duly passed the online proficiency self-assessment test conducted by the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs.

The certificate under Regulation 34(3) of Listing Regulations forms part to this report.

DISCLOSURES RELATED TO BOARD, COMMITTEES AND POLICIES

Board Meetings

The Board of Directors met 5 (five) times i.e. on 24th June, 2020, 7th September, 2020, 14th September, 2020, 11th November, 2020 and 10th February, 2021 during the financial year ended 31st March, 2021 in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder. The Directors actively participated in the meetings and contributed valuable inputs on the matters brought before the Board of Directors from time to time.

The name of members of the Board of Directors, their attendance at the Board Meetings of the Company and last Annual General Meeting during the period under review is given below:

Name of Director Category No. of Board Meetings attended during the period under review Attendance at the last AGM held on 30th September 2020
Mrs. Lalitha Cheripalli Whole-time Director 5 Yes
Mr. Pankaj Jain Non-Executive Non Independent 4 Yes
Mr. Gautam Panchal Non-Executive Independent 5 Yes
Mrs. Sandhya Malhotra Non-Executive Independent 5 Yes

Directors Responsibility Statement

In terms of section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013, in relation to the audited financial statements of the Company for the year ended March 31,2021, the Board of Directors hereby confirms that:

a. in the preparation of the annual accounts for the year 2020-21, the applicable Accounting Standards have been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;

b. 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 under review and of the Profits of the Company for that period;

c. proper and sufficient care was taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

d. the annual accounts of the Company have been prepared on a going concern basis;

e. internal financial controls have been laid down to be followed by the Company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively;

f. proper systems have been devised to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

Audit Committee

An Audit Committee is in existence in accordance with the provisions of section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Listing Regulations.

Constitution of the Audit Committee and Meetings held during the year

During the financial year under review, 4 (four) meetings of the Audit Committee were held i.e. on 24th June, 2020, 14th September, 2020, 11th November, 2020 and 10th February, 2021. The current composition of the Committee is as follows:

Name of the Director Category Position
Mr. Pankaj Jain Non-Executive Non Independent Chairman
Mr. Gautam Panchal Non-Executive Independent Member
Mrs. Sandhya Malhotra Non-Executive Independent Member

Terms of Reference

The composition, powers, role and terms of reference of the Committee are wide enough covering the matters specified for Audit Committee under Regulation 18 read with Part C of schedule II to the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 and section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013.

Nomination and Remuneration Committee

A Nomination and Remuneration Committee is in existence in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (3) of section 178 and the Listing Regulations.

During the financial year under review, 1 (one) meeting of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee was held on 24th June, 2020. The current composition of the Committee is as follows:

Name of the Director Category Position
Mr. Gautam Panchal Non-Executive Independent Chairman
Mr. Pankaj Jain Non-Executive Non-Independent Member
Mrs. Sandhya Malhotra Non-Executive Independent Member

POLICY ON DIRECTORS APPOINTMENT AND REMUNERATION

The Company has a duly constituted Nomination and Remuneration Committee ("NRC"), with its composition, quorum, powers, role and scope in line with the applicable provisions of the Act and SEBI Listing Regulations.

The policy, inter alia, provides the (a) criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes and independence of directors and (b) policy on remuneration for directors, key managerial personnel and other employees. The policy is directed towards a compensation philosophy and structure that will attract, retain and motivate talent and provides for a balance between fixed and incentive pay reflecting short and long-term performance objectives appropriate to the working of the Company and its goals.

The NRC has formulated a policy on remuneration under the provisions of Section 178(3) of the Act and the same is uploaded on the website of the Company at http://www.sw1india.com/

Stakeholders Relationship Committee

Pursuant to the Provisions of the Companies Act and Listing Regulations, the Company has constituted Stakeholders Relationship Committee. The Committee is specifically responsible for the Redressal of security holders grievances related to non-receipt of Annual Report, non-receipt of declared dividend etc. The Committee also oversees the performance of the Registrar and Transfer Agents of the Company relating to investors services and recommends measures for improvement.

Composition of Stakeholders Relationship Committee and Meetings held during the year

During the financial year under review, 4 (four) meetings of the Shareholders / Investors Grievance Committee were held i.e. on 24th June, 2020, 14th September, 2020, 11th November, 2020 and 10th February, 2021. The current composition of the Committee is as follows:

Name of the Director Category Position
Mr. Pankaj Jain Non-Executive Non Independent Chairman
Mr. Gautam Panchal Non-Executive Independent Member
Mrs. Sandhya Malhotra Non-Executive Independent Member

During the financial year under review, the Company has not received any complaint from the shareholders.

SEPARATE MEETING OF INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

During the year under review, Independent Directors met on 10th February, 2021 inter alia, to discuss:

- Evaluation of the Performance of Non Independent Directors and the Board of Directors as a whole;

- Evaluation of the Performance of the Chairman of the Company taking into account the views of the Executive and Non-Executive Directors;

- Evaluation of the quality, content and timelines of flow of information between the Management and the Board that is necessary for the Board to effectively and reasonably perform their duties.

All Independent Directors were present at the Meeting.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY COMMITTEE

The provisions of section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 are not applicable to the Company, hence, the Company is not required to develop and implement any Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.

ANNUAL EVALUATION OF DIRECTORS, COMMITTEE AND BOARD

A formal evaluation mechanism has been adopted for evaluating the performance of the Board, the Committees thereof and individual Directors. The evaluation is based on criteria which include, among others, providing strategic perspective, integrity and maintenance of confidentiality and independence of judgment, attendance, time devoted and preparedness for the Meetings, quality, quantity and timeliness of the flow of information between the Board Members and the Management, contribution at the Meetings, effective decision making ability, monitoring the corporate governance practices, role and effectiveness of the Committees and effective management of relationship with stakeholders. Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Listing Regulations, the Board has carried out an annual evaluation of its own performance, performance of its directors individually and the committees of the Board and the same is reviewed by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

VIGIL MECHANISM / WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY

In compliance with provisions of section 177(9) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Regulation 22 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, your Company has established a Vigil Mechanism which includes whistle blower policy for Directors and employees to report genuine concerns to the management of the Company. The whistle blower policy of the Company is posted on the website of the Company and may be accessed at http://www.sw1india.com/

RISK MANAGEMENT

The Companys management systems, organizational structures, processes, standards, code of conduct and behaviors together form the system that governs how the Group conducts the business of the Company and manages associated risks.

The approach is based on a clear understanding of the variety of risks that the organization faces, disciplined risk monitoring and measurement and continuous risk assessment and mitigation measures.

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

All the transactions/contracts/arrangements of the nature as specified in Section 188(1) of the Companies Act, 2013 entered by the Company during the year under review with related party (ies) are in the ordinary course of business and on arms length basis. There are no material significant related party transactions made by the Company with Promoters, Directors, or Key Managerial Personnel which may have a potential conflict with the interest of the Company at large and consequently form AOC-2 is not required to be furnished.

PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES

During the Financial Year 20-21, there were no persons employed, for a part of the financial year or throughout the financial year who were in receipt of remuneration of not less than Rs. 8.5 lakhs p.m or Rs. 1.02 crores p.a. respectively.

In accordance with the provisions contained in the proviso to section 136(1) of the Companies Act, 2013, the information required under section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rule 5 of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 are available for inspection at the registered office of the Company

COMPLIANCE WITH SECRETARIAL STANDARDS

Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, the Company has complied with the Secretarial Standard on the Meetings of the Board of Directors (SS-1) and Secretarial Standard on General Meetings (SS-2) issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and approved by the Central Government under Section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013.

DISCLOSURES UNDER SECTION 134(3)(l) OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013

Except as disclosed elsewhere in this report, no material changes and commitments which could affect the Companys financial position have occurred between the end of the financial year of the Company and the date of this report.

SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS/COURTS/TRIBUNALS

There are no significant material orders passed by the Regulators or Courts or Tribunals impacting the going concern status and Companys operations in future.

INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL AND ITS ADEQUACY

The Board has adopted policies and procedures for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of its business, including adherence to the Companys policies, the safeguarding of its assets, the prevention and detection of frauds and errors, the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, and the timely preparation of reliable financial disclosures.

The internal financial controls with reference to the financial statements were adequate and operating effectively.

AUDITORS

A) STATUTORY AUDIT

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 139 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014, M/s. Bagaria & Co. LLP, Chartered Accountants (Firm Registration No. 113447/W/W-100019) were appointed as Statutory Auditors of the Company, to hold office from the conclusion of the 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 30th September, 2020 till the conclusion of the AGM to be held in 2025.

There are no qualifications, reservations or adverse remarks made by the Statutory Auditors in their audit reports on the financial statements for the year ended 31st March 2021.

Pursuant to provisions of section 143(12) of the Companies Act, 2013, the Statutory Auditors have not reported any incident of fraud to the Audit Committee during the year under review.

B) SECRETARIAL AUDIT

Pursuant to the provisions of section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder, the Company has re-appointed, Veeraraghavan N., (Membership No. A6911) Company Secretary in Practice to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company. Secretarial Audit Report for the financial year 2020-21 issued by him in the prescribed form MR-3 is annexed as Annexure I to this Report.

The Secretarial Audit Report does not contain any qualification, reservation or adverse remark or disclaimer made by the Secretarial Auditor.

C) COST RECORDS AND COST AUDIT

Maintenance of cost records and requirement of cost audit as prescribed under the provisions of Section 148(1) of the Companies Act, 2013 are not applicable in respect of the business activities carried out by the Company.

D) INTERNAL AUDIT

The Company has in place an adequate internal audit framework to monitor the efficacy of internal controls with the objective of providing to the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors, an independent, objective and reasonable assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the organisations risk management, control and governance processes. The Company has appointed M/s. Sandeep V. Chavan & Co., Chartered Accountants (Firm Registration No. 148937W), as an Internal Auditor. Findings of the Internal Auditor are placed before Audit Committee, which reviews and discuss the actions taken with the Management.

OTHER DISCLOSURES

Other disclosures as per provisions of section 134 of the Act read with Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 and Listing Regulations are furnished as under:

Annual Return

The details forming part of the Annual Return is made available on the Companys website at http://www.sw1india. com/.

Energy Conservation, Technology Absorption and Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo

Considering the nature of activities the Company is engaged into, the Company is not required to furnish information as required under the provisions of section 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the rule 8(3) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.

Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo are as follows:

i) Foreign Exchange Earned: NIL
ii) Foreign Exchange Outflow: NIL

Information Required Under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2014

During the year under review, there were no cases filed pursuant to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. Your Company has a policy and framework for employees to report sexual harassment cases at workplace and the process ensures complete anonymity and confidentiality of information.

SERVICE OF DOCUMENTS THROUGH ELECTRONIC MEANS

All documents, including the Notice and Annual Report shall be sent through electronic transmission in respect of members whose email IDs are registered in their demat account or are otherwise provided by the members. A member shall be entitled to request for physical copy of any such documents.

MEANS OF COMMUNICATION

The Company is publishing its Quarterly Unaudited Financial Results and the Annual Audited Financial Results in the widely circulated national and local newspapers viz. "Free Press Journal"and "Navshakti."

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Corporate Governance is not applicable to the Company pursuant to the Regulation 15 of SEBI (LODR) Regulation, 2015.

CODE OF CONDUCT AND BUSINESS ETHICS

The Company has adopted a Code of Conduct for prevention of Insider Trading and Business Ethics for Directors and Senior Management Personnel of the Company. As per Regulation 17 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, the same have been posted on the Companys website. The Company has received confirmations from the Directors and Senior Management personnel regarding compliance with the Code for the year ended 31st March, 2021 and the declaration for the same is annexed as Annexure II to this report.

CERTIFICATE REGARDING NON-DEBARMENT AND NONDISQUALIFICATION OF DIRECTORS FROM PRACTISING COMPANY SECRETARY

A certificate issued by Mr. Veeraraghavan N., Practicing Company Secretary, pursuant to Regulation 34(3) read with Clause 10 (i) of Paragraph C of Schedule V of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, certifying that none of the Directors on the Board of the Company as on 31st March, 2021, has been debarred or disqualified from being appointed or continuing as Directors of the companies by the Securities and Exchange Board of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Reserve Bank of India, or any such Statutory Authority is attached at the end of the Corporate Governance Report as "Annexure III"

MANAGRMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS REPORT

The Management Discussion and Analysis report has been separately furnished in the Annual Report and forms a part of the Annual Report.

DISCLOSURES ON MATERIALLY SIGNIFICANT RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS THAT MAY HAVE POTENTIAL CONFLICT WITH THE INTERESTS OF THE COMPANY AT LARGE

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.

NON COMPLIANCES/STRICTURES/PENALTIES IMPOSED

During the last three years, there were no penalties or strictures imposed on the Company by SEBI, Stock Exchange or any statutory authority on any matter related to capital market.

DISCLOSURE OF ACCOUNTING TREATMENT

The Company has followed all relevant Accounting Standards while preparing the Financial Statements.

The Company has adopted the policy determining material subsidiaries and the policy on related party transactions and the said policies are available on the Companys website at http://www.sw1india.com/

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND APPRECIATION

Your Directors would like to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude for the co-operation and assistance from its shareholders, bankers, regulatory bodies and other business constituents.

Your Directors also wish to place on record their deep sense of appreciation for the contribution and commitment made by every member of the Company.