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Best Eastern Hotels Ltd.

BSE: 508664 Sector: Services
NSE: N.A. ISIN Code: INE553F01035
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P/E 872.22
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Best Eastern Hotels Ltd. (BESTEASTERNHOT) - Director Report

Company director report

To the Members

Your Directors hereby present the 73rd Annual Report together with theAudited Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2016.



Rupees in 000’s

Year Ended Year Ended
31.03.2016 31.03.2015
Revenue 51550 48804
Profit before Taxation 3752 5052
Less : Provision for Tax
Current Tax 1325 1720
Deferred Tax (151) (450)
Excess / (Short) Provision for Tax Earlier Years 14 (22)
Profit after Tax for the year 2564 3804
Add : Brought forward profit 9914 9860
Profit available for appropriation 12478 13664
Transfer To General Reserve
Dividend : On Preference Shares 1440
On Equity Shares 1685
Dividend Tax on dividend 625
Balance carried over to Balance Sheet 12478 9914

Operating Results:

The total revenue of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2016 wasstood at Rs. 515.50 lacs (previous year Rs. 488.04 lacs) and the profit before tax is Rs.37.52 lacs (previous year Rs. 50.52 lacs). The profit after tax is stood at Rs. 25.64 lacs(previous year Rs. 38.04 lacs).

Dividend on Equity and Preference Shares:

Considering the inadequate profit for the year under review of the Company the Boardof Directors regret to recommend any dividend for the year ended 31st March2016 on equity as well as preference shares.

Transfer to Reserves:

No amount was transferred to the reserves during the financial year ended 31st March2016.

Fixed Deposit:

The Company has neither invited nor accepted any deposits from Public.


Mr. Manohar R. Tambat retires by rotation and being eligible offers himself forre-appointment.

The board therefore recommends their re-appointment as director of the Company

Directors Responsibility Statement:

Pursuant to sub-section (5) of section 134 of the Companies Act 2013 the Board ofDirectors of the company hereby state and confirm that:

i) in the preparation of the annual accounts the applicable accounting standards havebeen followed and that no material departures have been made from the same;

ii) they have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and madejudgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fairview of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the financial year and of theprofits of the Company for that period;

iii) they have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequateaccounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 forsafeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and otherirregularities;

iv) they have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;

v) they have laid down internal financial controls for the Company and such internalfinancial controls are adequate and operating effectively; and

vi) they have devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of allapplicable laws and such systems are adequate and operating effectively.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR):

The provisions of section 135 read with the Companies (Corporate Social ResponsibilityPolicy) Rules 2014 are not applicable to your company.

However your Company’s social welfare and community development initiatives focuson the key areas of education health care. As a social responsible Corporate Citizen thecompany continues to support a wide spectrum of community initiative through N.G.O.s /Charitable Institutes as well as programs for health education and environment. Also yourcompany do carry Medical Camps for the locals of Matheran & around on Regular Basisincluding vaccination for school children. These projects are largely in accordance withSchedule VII of the Companies Act 2013.

Risk Management:

Risk Management is the process of identification assessment and prioritization ofrisks followed by coordinated efforts to minimize monitor and mitigate/control theprobability and/or impact of unfortunate events or to maximise the realization ofopportunities. The Company has laid down a comprehensive Risk Assessment and MinimizationProcedure which is reviewed by the Board from time to time. These procedures are reviewedto ensure that executive management controls risk through means of a properly definedframework. The major risks have been identified by the Company and its mitigationprocess/measures have been formulated in the areas such as business project executionevent financial human environment and statutory compliance.

Vigilance Function :

Your Company has developed a structured mechanism of vigilance functions and itsfocused towards creation of value for all the stakeholders. The practices involvemulti-layer checks and balances to improve transparency. Vigilance Awareness andpreventive vigilance activities were continuously carried out during the year. Guidelinesof central vigilance commission (CVC) are being followed.

Particulars of Loan Guarantees and Investments under Section 186:

During the year Company has not given any loan guarantee or made investment coveredunder Sec 186 of CA 2013. Related Party Transactions:

All Related Party Transactions that were entered into during the financial year were onan arm’s length basis and in the ordinary course of business. Please refer point‘j’ of Note 20 to the Notes to the accounts.

Subsidiaries Joint Ventures and Associate Companies:

During the year under review no company has become or ceased to be the Company’ssubsidiaries joint ventures or associate companies.

Details Of Significant And Material Orders Passed By The Regulators Courts AndTribunals:

No significant and material order has been passed by the regulators courts tribunalsimpacting the going concern status and Company’s operations in future.

Disclosures Under Sexual Harassment Of Women At Workplace (Prevention Prohibition& Redressal) Act 2013:

The Company is committed to provide a safe and conducive work environment to itsemployees. During the year under review no case of sexual harassment was reported.

Material Changes And Commitment If Any Affecting The Financial Position Of The CompanyOccurred Between The End Of The Financial Year To Which This Financial Statements RelateAnd The Date Of The Report:

No material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Companyoccurred between the end of the financial year to which this financial statements relateon the date of this report


During the year 6 Board Meetings were held. Meetings were held on 30.05.201514.08.2015 14.11.2015 25.01.2016 01.02.2016 and 26.03.2016.

Extract of Annual Return:

The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in form MGT 9 is annexedherewith as "Annexure 1" Auditors:

M/s Amar Bafna & Associates (Firm Registration No. 114854W) Chartered Accountantshave been appointed as statutory auditors of the company at the Annual General Meetingheld on 22.08.2014 for a period of Four years subject to ratification by members at everyconsequent Annual General Meeting. Therefore ratification of appointment of StatutoryAuditors is being sought from the members of the Company at the ensuing Annual GeneralMeeting.

Auditors Report:

The comments made in Auditors Report read with notes on accounts are self-explanatoryand therefore in the opinion of the Directors do not call for any further explanation.


The Equity Shares of the Company are listed on Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. Mumbai. Itmay be noted that there are no payment outstanding to the said Exchange by way of listingfees etc.

Secretarial Audit Report:

In accordance with Section 204 of the Companies Act 2013 the Company had appointedM/s. N. Bafna & Co. Company Secretaries as Secretarial Auditors for the financialyear ended 31st March 2016. The Secretarial Auditor’s report forms part of theAnnual Report.

Particulars of Employees:

Information as per Section 197 of the Companies Act 2013 (the ‘Act’) readwith the Companies Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 asamended by notification dtd. 30/06/2016 list of the top ten employees in terms ofremuneration drawn is annexed as Annexure - 2. None of the employees is employed on aremuneration of Rs. 850000/- p.m. or Rs.10200000/- p.a.

Energy Conservation Technology Transfer and Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo:

Information required to be disclosed pursuant to section 134 (3) (m) of The CompaniesAct 2013 read with Rule 8(3) of The Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 with respect toconservation of energy technology absorption and foreign exchange earning & outgo arefurnished hereunder:

a) Conservation of Energy: The Company has always given high priority to energyconservation. Constant efforts have been made to reduce energy consumption on continuosbasis. Employee awareness and effective monitoring of uses of energy are being pursued.The Company is also examining the use of alternative source of energy. It had alreadyimplemented Hot Water System at the hotel site and converting normal lighting to PL/CFLlighting to save fuel and electricity consumption to the considerable extent.

b) Technology Absorption: The company being in the hospitality industry itsactivities do not as such involve any technology absorption or expenditure on research anddevelopment. Nonetheless the Company’s endeavors would be to achieve what is bestpossible in its business.

c) Foreign Exchange Earnings & Outgo: Rs. 2.76 Lacs being realization undercredit cards (Previous year Rs. 3.18 Lacs). Outgo Rs. Nil (Previous year Rs. 0.64 Lacs).

Corporate Governance:

Provision of Clause 49 of Listing Agreement and Regulation 15(2) of SEBI (LODR)Regulation in respect of Corporate Governance is not applicable to your Company since thepaid up capital of the company is less than Rs. 3 crore.


Your Directors would like to express their sincere appreciation of the co-operation andassistance received from Shareholders Bankers Central & State Government LocalAuthorities and all other authorities during the year under review. Your Directors alsolike to thanks to its customers contractors and suppliers for their continuous supportand confidence in its management.

Your Directors would like to appreciate the efforts of the Company’s employees fortheir continued support extended to the company.

For and on behalf of the board
Vinaychand Kothari
Mumbai 12th August 2016 Chairman