CLARO INDIA LIMITED
ANNUAL REPORT 2009-2010
THE SHAREHOLDERS OF
M/s. CLARO INDIA LIMITED
1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of M/s.CLARO INDIA LIMITED,
as at 31.03.2010 and the Profit and Loss Account and also the Cash Flow
Statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial
statements are the responsibility of the company's management. Our
responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based
on our audit.
2. We conducted our audit in accordance with the auditing standards
generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and
perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the
financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes
examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures
in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the
accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as
well as evaluating the overall financial statement presentation. We believe
that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.
3. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 issued by
the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of section 227
of the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in the Annexure a statement on the
matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.
4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report
i) We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best
of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit ;
ii) In our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been
kept by the company so far as appears from our examination of those books ;
iii) The Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and cash flow statement
dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account ;
iv) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and Cash
Flow Statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting
standards referred to in sub-section [3-C] of section 211 of the Companies
v) On the basis of written representations received from the directors, as
on 31st March 2010 and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we report
that none of the directors is disqualified as on 31st March 2010 from being
appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of
section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956 ;
vi) The accounts are prepared on a going concern basis even though the
accumulated losses are more than the Capital & Reserves
vii) In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the
explanations given to us, the said accounts give the information required
by the Companies Act, 1956, in the manner so required and give a true and
fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted
a) in the case of the Balance Sheet, 'of the state of affairs' of the
company as at 31.03.2010
b) in the case of Profit and Loss Account, of the PROFIT for the year ended
on that date and
c) In the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows for the year
ended on that date.
for SRIKANTH & SHANTHI ASSOCIATES
Place : Chennai (M.C. Srikanth) (M.No. 018588)
Date : 13.08.2010 Partner
ANNEXURE TO AUDITOR'S REPORT:
RE: M/s. CLARO INDIA LIMITED
(Referred to in paragraph 3 of our Report of even date):
(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars
including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.
(b) Fixed Assets have been physically verified by the management during the
year and no material discrepancies between book record and physical balance
have been noticed.
(c) The company did not dispose off any assets during the year.
(ii) (a) The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the
management. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable. as
verification is conducted at the end of every month.
(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventories followed by the
management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the
Company and the nature of its business.
(c) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The
discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the
book records were not material.
(iii) The Company his not given Loan to other Companies covered in the
register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Hence,
sub-clauses (b) to (d) are not applicable.
As regards sub-clauses (e) to (g), the Company has taken loan from company
covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act,
In out opinion, the rates of interest and other terms and conditions are
not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company. The Company is
regular in payment of interest. There is stipulation as regards repayment.
(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, there are adequate internal control procedures commensurate with the
size of the company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases
of inventory, fixed assets and with regard to the sale of goods. During the
course of our audit, we have not observed any continuing failure to correct
major weaknesses in internal controls.
(v) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, we are
of the opinion that the transactions that need to be entered into the
register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act. 1956 have been
(b) There were no transactions covered under this sub-Clause.
(vi) The company has not accepted any fixed deposits from the public during
(vii) In our opinion, the company has an internal audit system commensurate
with the size and nature of its business.
(viii) We are informed that Central Government has not prescribed
maintenance of cost records under section 209(1)(d) of the Companies Act,
(ix) (a) The company is regular in depositing with appropriate authorities
undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, employees' state
insurance, income tax, sales tax, excise duty, cess and other material
statutory dues applicable to it.
(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, no
undisputed amounts payable in respect of income tax, wealth tax, sales tax,
customs duty, excise duty and cess were in arrears, as at 31.03.2010 for a
period of more than six months from the date they became payable.
(c) According to the information and explanation given to us, there are no
dues of sale tax, customs duty, wealth tax, excise duty and cess which have
not been deposited on account of any dispute.
(x) In our opinion, the accumulated losses of the company are more than
fifty percent of its net worth. The company has not incurred cash losses
during the financial year covered by our audit but in the immediately
preceding financial year the company has incurred cash losses.
(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, the company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to a financial
institution, bank or debenture holders.
(xii) According to the information and explanation given to us, the company
has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security by way of
pledge of shares, debentures and other securities.
(xiii) In our opinion, the company is not a chit fund or a nidhi mutual
benefit fund / society. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the
Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 are not applicable to the company.
(xiv) In our opinion, the company is not dealing in or trading in shares,
securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions
of clause 4(xiv) of the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003 are not
applicable to the company.
(xv) According to the information and explanation given to us, the company
has not given guarantees for loans taken by others from banks or financial
(xvi) No term loans have been raised during the year.
(xvii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on an
overall examination of the balance sheet of the company, we report that no
funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.
No long-term funds have been used to finance short-term assets except
permanent working capital.
(xviii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the
company has not made preferential allotment of shares to parties and
companies covered in the register maintained under section 301 of the Act.
(xix) There were no issue of debentures during the period covered by our
(xx) There were no public issues during the period under review.
(xxi) According to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud
on or by the company has been noticed or reported during the course of our
For R. SRIKANTH & SHANTHI ASSOCIATES
Place : Chennai (M.C. Srikanth) (M.No. 018588)
Date : 13.08.2010 Partner