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Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd.

BSE: 533228 Sector: Financials
NSE: BHARATFIN ISIN Code: INE180K01011
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P/E 17.64
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 9628.19
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OPEN 743.00
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VOLUME 258451
52-Week high 938.75
52-Week low 434.85
P/E 17.64
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 9628.19
Buy Price 698.15
Buy Qty 36.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd. (BHARATFIN) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

To the Members of SKS Microfinance Limited

Report on the Financial Statements

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of SKS Microfinance Limited("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31 2016 theStatement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and asummary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

Management's Responsibility for the Financial Statements

The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation ofthese financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial positionfinancial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with accountingprinciples generally accepted in India including the Accounting Standards specified undersection 133 of the Act read with Ruie 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014. Thisresponsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance withthe provisions of the Act for safeguarding of the assets of the Company and for preventingand detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriateaccounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; andthe design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial control thatwere operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accountingrecords relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements thatgive a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud orerror.

Auditor's Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on ouraudit. We have taken into account the provisions of the Act the accounting and auditingstandards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under theprovisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder. We conducted our audit in accordancewith the Standards on Auditing issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Indiaas specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply withethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance aboutwhether the financial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts anddisclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor'sjudgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financialstatements whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments the auditorconsiders internal financial control relevant to the Company's preparation of thefinancial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit proceduresthat are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating theappropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accountingestimates made by the Company's Directors as well as evaluating the overall presentationof the financial statements. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained issufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion on the financialstatements.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the financial statements give the information required by the Act in themanner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accountingprinciples generally accepted in India of the state of affairs of the Company as at March31 2016 its profit and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditor's report) Order 2016 ("the Order")issued by the

Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section 143 of the Act wegive in

the Annexure 1 a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of theOrder.

2. As required by section 143 (3) of the Act we report that:

(a) We have sought and obtained ail the information and explanations which to the bestof our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;

(b) In our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by theCompany so far as it appears from our examination of those books;

(c) The Balance Sheet Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement dealt withby this Report are in agreement with the books of account;

(d) in our opinion the aforesaid financial statements comply with the AccountingStandards specified under section 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of the Companies(Accounts) Rules 2014;

(e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 312016 and taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors is disqualifiedas on March 31 2016 from being appointed as a director in terms of section 164 (2) ofthe Act;

(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financialreporting of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controls refer to ourseparate Report in Annexure 2 to this report;

(g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report inaccordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 in our opinionand 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 financialposition in its financial statements - Refer Note 38 to the financial statements.

ii. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts forwhich there were any material foreseeable losses.

iii. There were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund by the Company.

For S.R. BATLIBOI & CO. LLP

1CAI Firm's Registration Number: 301003E/E300005

Chartered Accountants

per Viren H. Mehta

Partner

Membership Number: 048749

Hyderabad

May 4 2016

Annexure referred to in paragraph 1 under the heading "Report on other legal andregulatory requirements" of our report of even date

Re: SKS Microfinance Limited

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) Fixed assets have been physically verified by the management during the year and nomaterial discrepancies were identified on such verification.

(c) According to the information and explanations given by the management there are noimmovable properties included in fixed assets of the Company and accordingly therequirements under clause 3(i)(c) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

(ii) The Company's business does not involve inventories and accordingly therequirements under clause 3(ii) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hencenot commented upon.

(iii) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has notgranted any loans secured or unsecured to companies firms Limited LiabilityPartnerships or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 189 of theAct. Accordingly the provisions of clause 3 (iiiXa) (b) and (c) of the Order are notapplicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to usthere are no loans investments guarantees and securities granted in respect of whichprovisions of section 185 and 186 of the Act are applicable and hence not commented upon.

(v) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

(vi) To the best of our knowledge and as explained the Central Government has notspecified the maintenance of cost records under section 148(1) of the Act for theproducts/services of the Company.

(vii) (a) The Company is generally regular in depositing with appropriate authoritiesundisputed statutory dues including provident fund employees' state insuranceincome-tax sales- tax service tax customs duty excise duty value added tax cess andother material statutory dues applicable to it.

According to the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amountspayable in respect of provident fund employees' state insurance income-tax service taxsales-tax duty of custom duty of excise value added tax cess and other materialstatutory dues were outstanding at the year end for a period of more than six monthsfrom the date they became payable. .

(b) According to the records of the Company the dues outstanding of income-taxsales-tax service tax duty of custom duty of excise value added tax and cess onaccount of any dispute are as follows:

Name of the Statute Nature of dues Amount under dispute (Rs.) Amount paid (Rs.) Period to which its relates Forum where dispute is pending
Income tax Act 1961 Income tax 77927037 53837948 Assessment Years 201011 and 201213 The Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)
Chapter V of the Finance Act 1994 Service Tax 654845273* 44574205** Financial years 2006-07 to 2013-14 . Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate T ribunal CCESTAT')

* Excluding interest and penalty as applicable.

**The Company has paid this amount under protest.

(viii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given by themanagement the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to a financial institutionbank debenture holders or government.

(ix) According to the information and explanations given by the management the Companyhas not raised any money by way of initial public offer or further public offer hence notcommented upon.

Further monies raised by the Company by way of term loans were applied for the purposefor which those were raised though idle/surplus funds which were not required forimmediate utilization were gainfully invested in liquid assets payable on demand.

(x) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true andfair view of the financial statements and according to the information and explanationsgiven by the management we report that no material fraud by the Company or on the Companyby the officers and employees of the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.

Cxi) According to the information and explanations given by the management themanagerial remuneration has been paid and provided in accordance with the requisiteapprovals mandated by the provisions of section 197 read with Schedule V to the Act.

(xii) in our opinion the Company is not a nidhi company. Therefore the provisions ofclause 3(xii) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

(xiii) According to the information and explanations given by the managementtransactions with the related parties are in compliance with section 177 and 188 of theAct where applicable and the details have been disclosed in the notes to the financialstatements as required by the applicable accounting standards.

(xiv) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an overallexamination of the balance sheet the Company has not made any preferential allotment orprivate placement of shares or fully or partly convertible debentures during the year andhence reporting requirements under clause 3(xiv) are not applicable to the Company andnot commented upon.

(xv) According to the information and explanations given by the management the Companyhas not entered into any non-cash transactions with directors or persons connected withhim.

(xvi) According to the information and explanations given to us we report that theCompany has registered as required under section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act1934.

For S. R. BATLIBOI & CO. LLP

ICAI Firm's Registration Number: 301003E/E300005

Chartered Accountants

per Viren H. Mehta

Partner

Membership No.: 048749

Hyderabad

May 4 2016

Annexure referred to in paragraph 2 (f) under the heading "Report on other legaland regulatory requirements" of our report of even date

Report on Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section 143of the Act

To the Members of SKS Microfinance Limited

We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of SKSMicrofinance Limited ("the Company") as of March 31 2016 in conjunction withour audit of the standalone financial statements of the Company for the year ended on thatdate.

Management's Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls

The Company's Management is responsible for establishing and maintaining internalfinancial controls based on the internal control over financial reporting criteriaestablished by the Company considering the essential components of internal control statedin the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reportingissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India These responsibilities includethe design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls thatwere operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of its businessincluding adherence to the Company's policies the safeguarding of its assets theprevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of theaccounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financial information asrequired under the Act.

Auditor's Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Company's internal financialcontrols over financial reporting based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordancewith the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting(the "Guidance Note") and the Standards on Auditing as specified under section143(10) of the Act to the extent applicable to an audit of interna1 financial controlsboth applicable to an audit of Internal Financial Controls and both issued by theInstitute of Chartered Accountants of India. Those Standards and the Guidance Note requirethat we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtainreasonable assurance about whether adequate internal financial controls over financialreporting was established and maintained and if such controls operated effectively in allmaterial respects.

Our audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the adequacy ofthe internal financial controls system over financial reporting and their operatingeffectiveness. Our audit of internal financial controls over financial reporting includedobtaining an understanding of internal financial controls over financial reportingassessing the risk that a material weakness exists and testing and evaluating the designand operating effectiveness of internal control based on the assessed risk. The proceduresselected depend on the auditor's judgement including the assessment of the risks ofmaterial misstatement of the financial statements whether due to fraud or error.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the internal financial controls system overfinancial reporting.

Meaning of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting

A company's internal financial control over financial reporting is a process designedto provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and thepreparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generallyaccepted accounting principles. A company's internal financial control over financialreporting includes those policies and procedures

that Cl) pertain to the maintenance of records that in reasonable detail accuratelyand fairiy reflect the transactions and dispositions of the assets of the company; (2)provide reasonable assurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permitpreparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accountingprinciples and that receipts and expenditures of the company are being made only inaccordance with authorisations of management and directors of the company; and (3) providereasonable assurance regarding prevention or timely detection of unauthorised acquisitionuse or disposition of the company's assets that could have a material effect on thefinancial statements.

Inherent Limitations of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting

Because of the inherent limitations of internal financial controls over financialreporting including the possibility of collusion or improper management override ofcontrols material misstatements due to error or fraud may occur and not be detected.Also projections of any evaluation of the internal financial controls over financialreporting to future periods are subject to the risk that the internal financial controlover financial reporting may become inadequate because of changes in conditions or thatthe degree of compliance with the policies or procedures may deteriorate.

Opinion

In our opinion the Company has in all materia1 respects an adequate internalfinancial controls system over financial reporting and such internal financial controlsover financial reporting were operating effectively as at March 31 2016 based on theinternal control over financial reporting criteria established by the Company consideringthe essential components of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit ofInternal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of CharteredAccountants of India.

For S. R. BATLIBO1 & CO. LLP

ICAI Firm's Registration Number; 301003E/E300005

Chartered Accountants

per Viren H. Mehta

Partner

Membership No.: 048749

Hyderabad

May 4 2016

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