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To the Members,
The Directors of the Company have pleasure in presenting their Annual Report together with the Audited Accounts for the Financial year ended 31st March, 2019.
|2018 - 2019||2017 - 2018|
|Profit/(Loss) before Depreciation||(8,635,632)||407,714|
|Net Profit/(Loss) before Tax||(8,635,632)||255,137|
|Less: Provision for Taxation||-||170,000|
|Net Profit/(Loss) afterTax||(8,635,632)||85,137|
|Add : Opening Balance in Statement of Profit & Loss||136,103,480||136,018,343|
In view of the losses incurred by the Company, the Directors have not recommended any dividend for the year under review.
MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS REPORT
As required under Regulation 34(3) of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015, the Management Discussion and Analysis Report for the year under review is appended below:
Your Company was engaged in the business of exporting tea. However, the said business is presently under suspension.
B. REVIEW OF OPERATIONS & FUTURE PROSPECTS
The Board of your Company is exploring alternatives for improving its operations and reduction of losses.
C. OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS, RISKS AND CONCERNS
Your Companys objective is to effect improvement in its operations. The Company is exposed to threats and risks, as faced by other organizations in general and those engaged in similar business, like adverse changes in the general economic and market conditions, changes in Government policies and regulations etc.
D. INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM
The Company has Internal control procedures commensurate with the nature of its business and size of its operations. The objectives of these procedures are to ensure efficient use and protection of Companys resources, accuracy in financial reports and due compliance of applicable statutes and Companys norms, policies and procedures.
E. HUMAN RESOURCES
There was no loss of work or any problem relating to human resources during the year. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
The Company has always followed the principles of good Corporate Governance through professionalism, accountability, transparency and integrity in its functioning and conduct of business with due respect to laws and regulations. Necessary measures have been adopted to comply with the requirements of the SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015. A separate report on Corporate Governance forms part of the Annual Report 2018-19 along with the Auditors Certificate on its compliance in Annexure A.
Mrs. Premlata Agarwal (DIN 00752110) Director retires by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting (AGM) and being eligible offers herself for re-appointment. Her brief resume is attached to the Notice of the ensuing AGM.
NUMBER OF BOARD MEETINGS HELD
During the Financial year 2018-19, Five (5) Board Meetings were held on 8th May, 2018, 25th May, 2018,13th August, 2018, 9th November, 2018 and 12th February, 2019.
DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
In accordance with Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 your Board of Directors confirms that:-
(a) in the preparation of the Annual Accounts for the Financial Year ended 31st March, 2019, the applicable accounting standards had been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;
(b) the directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that were 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;
(c) the Directors had taken proper and sufficient care 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) the directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and
(f) the directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
The Board has evaluated the effectiveness of its functioning and that of the Committees and of Individual Directors by seeking inputs on various aspects of Board/Committee Governance and considered and discussed in details the inputs received from the Directors.
INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS DECLARATION
The Independent Directors meet the criteria of being Independent as prescribed in The Companies Act, 2013 and an Independency Certificate from them have been obtained.
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN
As provided under Section 92(3) of the Companies Act, 2013, the extract of Annual Return in form MGT-9 pursuant to Rule 12 of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014, is annexed herewith as Annexure B, as part of this Report.
M/s S. Ghose & Co. LLP, Chartered Accountants (Firm Registration No. 302184E) continue to act as the Statutory Auditors of the Company as they were appointed for a term of 5 years commencing from the Financial Year 2017-18.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Rules there under, the Board of Directors of the Company has appointed a Practicing Company Secretary to conduct the Secretarial Audit of the Company for the Financial year 2018-19. The Secretarial Audit Report for the Financial year ended 31.03.2019 is annexed herewith as Annexure C, as part of this Report.
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
All contracts/arrangements/transactions entered by the Company with its Related Parties during the financial year were on arms length basis and in the ordinary course of business. The transactions with Related Parties are disclosed in the Notes to the Financial Statements.
Pursuant to the provisions of section 177(9) & (10) of the Companies Act, 2013, a Vigil Mechanism for Directors and Employees has been established, details of which are given in the Corporate Governance Report.
PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES AND RELATED DISCLOSURES
Disclosures in terms of section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made there under, were not applicable to the company during the year ended 31st March, 2019.
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION, FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO
Particulars relating to Conservation of Energy, Technology Absorption, Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo, as required under section 134(3)(m) of The Companies Act, 2013 read with Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 were not applicable to the company during the year ended 31st March, 2019.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Your Company has formulated a Code of Conduct which applies to Board Members and Senior Management Personnel of the Company. Confirmations towards adherence to the Code during the Financial Year 2018-19 have been obtained from all the Board Members in terms of the Listing Regulations and a declaration relating to compliance of this code during the year by all Board Members has been given by the Director of the Company which accompanies this report.
Your Directors would like to thank shareholders, bankers and all other business associates for the continuous support given by them to the Company.
|FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD|
|DATE: 14th MAY, 2019||DIRECTORS|