Your Directors have pleasure in presenting their 18th Annual Report on the business andoperations of the Company and the accounts for the Financial Year ended March 31 2017.
1. Financial summary or highlights/Performance of the Company (Standalone)
The Board s Report shall be prepared based on the stand alone financial statements ofthe company. (in lakhs)
|Particulars ||2016-2017 ||2015-16 |
|Gross Income ||1760.66 ||1319.94 |
|Profit Before Interest and Depreciation ||50.47 ||46.76 |
|Finance Charges ||17.98 ||17.81 |
|Gross Profit ||32.49 ||28.95 |
|Provision for Depreciation ||22.46 ||52.56 |
|Net Profit(Loss) Before Tax ||10.02 ||(23.62) |
|Provision for Tax ||6.36 ||(28.69) |
|Net Profit After Tax(Loss) ||3.66 ||(52.31) |
|Balance of Profit brought forward ||3.66 ||(52.31) |
|Balance available for appropriation ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|Proposed Dividend on Equity Shares ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|Tax on proposed Dividend ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|Transfer to General Reserve ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|Surplus(loss) carried to Balance Sheet ||3.66 ||(52.31) |
Your company has extended its presence in the entire state of Andhra Pradesh Telanganaand in about 20 towns of Karnataka and is in the processes of entering in more smallplaces in these states which has resulted in increase of revenue by the end of 2017-18your company will have total presence in these states . Your company has entered intoproviding of triple play services in gated communities as of now your company hassuccessfully implemented this service in twenty one gated communities the revenue fromthis sector is very encouraging hence your company is targeting another ten complexes inthis finical year i.e 10000 households. All this factors have helped your company toincrease its turnover and the Board of Directors is confident that your company will showgrowth in financial year 2017-18. Your company started FTH SERVICES i.e.Fibre to Home in 5gated communities at Bangalore this services will be extended to other cities in APTelangana and Karnataka.
The company has not declared any Dividend during the Financial Year.
Since the company has not declared the dividend during the financial year transfer ofamount from profits to reserves does not arise.
5. Directors and Key Managerial Personnel
Mr S. RaghavaRao and Mr. R. Krishna Mohan Directors retire by rotation at theforthcoming Annual General Meeting and being eligible offer themselves for reappointment.
6. Particulars of Employees
Pursuant to the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules2014 statement of particulars of employees is annexed as Annexure I.
A calendar of Meetings is prepared and circulated in advance to the Directors. Duringthe year Four Board Meetings and Four Audit Committee Meetings were convened and held. Thedetails of which are given in the Corporate Governance Report. The intervening gap betweenthe Meetings was within the period prescribed under the Companies Act 2013.
8. Board Evaluation
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and The Listing Regulations theBoard has carried out an annual performance evaluation of its own performance thedirectors individually as well as the evaluation of the working of its Audit Nomination& Remuneration and Compliance Committees. The manner in which the evaluation has beencarried out has been explained in the Corporate Governance Report.
9. Declaration by an Independent Director(s) and re- appointment if any
Declaration by independent directors The Company has received necessary declarationfrom each independent director under Section 149(7) of the Companies Act 2013 that he /she meets the criteria of independence laid down in Section 149(6) of the Companies Act2013 and Regulation 25 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements)Regulations 2016.
An independent director shall hold office for a term up to five consecutive years onthe Board of a Company but shall be eligible for reappointment for next five years onpassing of a special resolution by the Company and disclosure of such appointment in theBoard s report.
10. Remuneration Policy
The Board has on the recommendation of the Nomination & Remuneration Committeeframed a policy for selection and appointment of Directors Senior Management and theirremuneration. The Remuneration Policy is stated in the Corporate Governance Report.
11. Details of Subsidiary/Joint Ventures/Associate Companies
Pursuant to sub-section (3) of section 129 of the Act the statement containing thesalient feature of the financial statement of a company s subsidiary or subsidiariesassociate company or companies and joint venture or ventures is given as Annexure-II
Further the Annual Accounts and related documents of the subsidiary company shall bekept open for inspection at the Registered & Corporate Office of the Company. TheCompany will also make available copy thereof upon specific request by any Member of theCompany interested in obtaining the same. Further pursuant to Accounting Standard AS-21issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Consolidated FinancialStatements presented by the Company in this Annual Report include the financialinformation of its subsidiary.
The Auditors M/s. Seshachalam& Co Chartered Accountants Secunderabad retire atthe ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible; offer themselves for reappointmentfrom the conclusion of this Annual General Meeting [AGM] until the conclusion of ThirdAnnual General Meeting to be held after this meeting.
13. Auditors' Report
The Auditors Report does not contain any qualification. Notes to Accounts and Auditorsremarks in their report are self-explanatory and do not call for any further comments.
14. Secretarial Audit Report
In terms of Section 204 of the Act and Rules made there under M/s. VCSR &Associates Company Secretaries have been appointed Secretarial Auditors of the Company.The report of the Secretarial Auditors is enclosed as Annexure III to this report.The report is self-explanatory and do not call for any further comments.
15. Internal Audit & Controls
The Company continues to engage M/s. D Rambabu& Co. CharteredAccountantsHyderabad as its Internal Auditors. During the year the Company continued toimplement their suggestions and recommendations to improve the control environment. Hisscope of work includes review of processes for safeguarding the assets of the Companyreview of operational efficiency effectiveness of systems and processes and assessingthe internal control strengths in all areas. Internal Auditor findings are discussed withthe process owners and suitable corrective actions taken as per the directions of AuditCommittee on an ongoing basis to improve efficiency in operations.
16. Vigil Mechanism
In pursuant to the provisions of section 177(9) & (10) of the Companies Act 2013a Vigil Mechanism for directors and employees to report genuine concerns has beenestablished. The Vigil Mechanism Policy has been uploaded on the website of the Company atwww.cityonlines.com under investors/policy documents/Vigil Mechanism Policy link.
17. Risk management policy
A statement indicating development and implementation of a risk management policy forthe Company including identification therein of elements of risk if any this in theopinion of the Board may threaten the existence of the company.
18. Extract Of Annual Return
As required pursuant to section 92(3) oftheCompaniesAct2013 and rule 12(1) of theCompanies (Management and Administration) Rules 2014 an extract of annual return inMGT9 as a part of this Annual Report as ANNEXURE IV.
19. Material changes and commitments if any affecting the financial position of thecompany which have occurred between the end of the financial year of the company to whichthe financial statements relate and the date of the report
Material changes occurred subsequent to the close of the financial year of the Companyto which the balance sheet relates and the date of the report like settlement of taxliabilities operation of patent rights depression in market value of investmentsinstitution of cases by or against the company sale or purchase of capital assets ordestruction of any assets etc.
20. Details of significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courts ortribunals impacting the going concern status and company's operations in future Thereare no significant and material orders passed by the Regulators or Courts or Tribunalswhich would impact the going concern status and the Company s future operations.
21. Details in respect of adequacy of internal financial controls with reference to theFinancial Statements.
The Company has in place adequate internal financial control commensurate with thesize scale and complexity of its operations. During the year such controls were testedand no reportable material weakness in the design or operations were observed. The Companyhas policies and procedures in place for ensuring proper and efficient conduct of itsbusiness the safeguarding of its assets the prevention and detection of frauds anderrors the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records and the timely preparationof reliable financial information.
The Company has adopted accounting policies which are in line with the AccountingStandards and the Act. These are in accordance with generally accepted accountingprinciples in India. The Company has a robust financial closure certification mechanismfor certifying adherence to various accounting policies accuracy of provisions and otherestimates.
22. Particulars of contracts or arrangements with related parties
The particulars of every contract or arrangements entered into by the Company withrelated parties referred to in sub-section (1) of section 188 of the Companies Act 2013including certain arm s length transactions under third proviso thereto shall be disclosedin Form No. AOC-2. As Annexure V (Format enclosed).
The Company has not accepted any Fixed Deposits covered under Chapter V of the Act.
24. Corporate Governance Certificate
The Compliance certificate from the auditors or practicing company secretariesregarding compliance of conditions of corporate governance as stipulated in The ListingRegulations shall be annexed with the report.
25. Corporate Social Responsibility
The Company is not required to constitute a Corporate Social Responsibility Committeeas it does not fall within purview of Section 135(1) of the Companies Act 2013 and henceit is not required to formulate policy on corporate social responsibility.
26. Particulars of loans guarantees or investments under section 186
Details of Loans:
|Sl. No Date of making loan ||Details of Borrower ||Amount ||Purpose for which the loan is to be utilized by the recipient ||Time period for which it is given ||BR Date of ||Date of SR (if reqd) ||of Rate Interest ||Security |
|1. 31.03.2017 ||City Online Digital Pvt Ltd ||1369731 ||Business Need ||On demand ||14.11.2016 ||NA ||Nil ||Nil |
|2 09.09.2016 ||City Online Media P Ltd ||136000 ||Business Needs ||On demand ||14.11.2016 ||NA ||Nil ||Nil |
Details of Investments:
|Sl. No Date of investm ent ||Details of Investee ||Amount ||Purpose for which the proceeds from investment is proposed to be utilized by the recipient ||Date of BR ||Date of SR (if reqd) ||Expected rate of return |
|1 18.09.2016 ||M/s.City Online Digital Private Limited ||100000 ||Business ||18.09.2016 ||NA ||NA |
|2 18.09.2016 ||M/s.City Online Media Private Limited ||100000 ||Business ||18.09.2016 ||NA ||NA |
During the year the company has not made any investments.
Details of Guarantee / Security Provided: NIL
27. Management Discussion And Analysis Report
The Management Discussion and Analysis Report forms part of this Annual Report for theyear ended 31st March 2017.
28. Conservation of energy technology absorption and foreign exchange earnings andoutgo
The details of conservation of energy technology absorption foreign exchange earningsand outgo are as follows:
(a) Conservation of energy: NIL
(i) the steps taken or impact on conservation of energy
(ii) the steps taken by the company for utilizing alternate sources of energy
(iii) the capital investment on energy conservation equipment s
(b) Technology absorption: NIL
(i) the efforts made towards technology absorption
(ii) the benefits derived like product improvement cost reduction product developmentor import substitution in case of imported technology (imported during the last threeyears reckoned from the beginning of the financial year)
(a) the details of technology imported
(iii) (b) the year of import;
(c) whether the technology been fully absorbed
(d) if not fully absorbed areas where absorption has not taken place and the reasonsthereof
(iv) the expenditure incurred on Research and Development
(c) Foreign exchange earnings and Outgo
During the year the total foreign exchange used was Rs. 4 08817 and the totalforeign exchange earned was NIL
29. Obligation of company under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace(Prevention Prohibition andRedressal) Act 2013
In order to prevent sexual harassment of women at work place a new act The SexualHarassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 hasbeen notified on 9th December 2013. Under the said Act every company is required to setup an Internal Complaints Committee to look into complaints relating to sexual harassmentat work place of any women employee.
Company has adopted a policy for prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at workplaceand has set up Committee for implementation of said policy. During the year Company hasnot received any complaint of harassment.
30. Directors' Responsibility Statement
The Directors Responsibility Statement referred to in clause (c) of sub-section (3) ofSection 134 of the Companies Act 2013 shall state that
(a) in the preparation of the annual accounts the applicable accounting standards hadbeen followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;
(b) the directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistentlyand made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true andfair view of the state of affairs of the company at the end of the financial year and ofthe profit and loss of the company for that period;
(c) the directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequateaccounting records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding theassets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
(d) the directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis; and
(e) the directors in the case of a listed company had laid down internalfinancial controls to be followed by the company and that such internal financial controlsare adequate and were operating effectively.
(f) the directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisionsof all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
31. Listing with stock exchanges:
The Company confirms that it has paid the Annual Listing Fees for the year 2016-17 toBSE where the Company s Shares are listed.
An acknowledgement to all with whose help cooperation and hard work the Company isable to achieve the results.
| ||For and on behalf of the Board of Directors |
|Place: Hyderabad ||S. RaghavaRao |
|Date: 14.08.2017 ||Managing Director |
| ||(DIN - 01441612) |