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Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd.

BSE: 533217 Sector: Media
NSE: HMVL ISIN Code: INE871K01015
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OPEN 260.10
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VOLUME 721
52-Week high 313.50
52-Week low 252.75
P/E 9.88
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 1,905
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd. (HMVL) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

TO THE MEMBERS OF

HINDUSTAN MEDIA VENTURES LIMITED

REPORT ON THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

We have audited the accompanying financial statements of Hindustan Media VenturesLimited ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 312016 the Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the year then endedand a summary 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 Rule 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 theauditor’s judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement ofthe financial statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessmentsthe auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company’spreparation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to designaudit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includesevaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of theaccounting estimates made by the Company’s Directors as well as evaluating theoverall presentation of the financial statements. We believe that the audit evidence wehave obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion onthe financial statements.

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 March312016 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 ("theOrder") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) ofSection 143 of the Act we give in the Annexure 1 a statement on the matters specified inparagraphs 3 and 4 of the Order.

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

(a) We have sought and obtained all 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 312016 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164 (2) of theAct;

(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 33 to the financial statements;

ii. The Company has made provision as required under the applicable law or accountingstandards for material foreseeable losses if any on long-term contracts includingderivative contracts - Refer Note 35 to the financial statements;

Hi. There has been no delay in transferring amounts required to be transferred to theInvestor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

For S.R. Batliboi & CO. LLP

Chartered Accountants

ICAI Firm Registration Number: 301003E/E300005

per Vishal Sharma

Partner

Membership Number: 096766

Place of Signature: New Delhi

Date: May 25 2016

ANNEXURE 1 REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH ‘REPORT ON OTHER LEGAL AND REGULATORYREQUIREMENTS’ OF OUR REPORT OF EVEN DATE

Re: Hindustan Media Ventures Limited (‘the Company’)

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

b) All fixed assets have not been physically verified by the management during the yearbut there is a regular programme of verification which in our opinion is reasonablehaving regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. No materialdiscrepancies were noticed on such verification.

c) According to the information and explanations given by the management the titledeeds of immovable properties included in fixed assets are held in the name of thecompany.

ii. The management has conducted physical verification of inventory at reasonableintervals during the year and no material discrepancies were noticed on such physicalverification.

iii. a) 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 theCompanies Act 2013. Accordingly the provisions of clause 3(iii)(a) (b) and (c) of theOrder are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.

iv. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us thereare no loans investments guarantees and securities granted in respect of whichprovisions of Section 185 and 186 of the Companies Act 2013 are applicable and hence notcommented 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 Companies Act 2013for the products/services of the Company.

vii. a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund employees’ stateinsurance income-tax sales-tax service tax duty of custom value added tax cess andother material statutory dues have generally been regularly deposited with the appropriateauthorities though there has been a slight delay in a few cases. The provisions relatingto excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amountspayable in respect of provident fund employees’ state insurance income-tax servicetax sales-tax duty of custom value added tax cess and other material statutory dueswere outstanding at the year end for a period of more than six months from the date theybecame payable. The provisions relating to excise duty are not applicable to the Company.

c) According to the records of the Company there are no dues outstanding forsales-tax service tax duty of custom value added tax and cess on account of anydispute. The dues outstanding of income- tax on account of dispute are as follows:

Nature of Statute Nature of dues Amount (Rs In Lacs) Period to which the amount relates Forum where dispute is pending
Income Tax Act 1961 Income Tax Demand 210 AY 2012-13 Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)

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 institutionor bank. The Company did not have any outstanding debentures during the year.

ix. According to the information and explanations given by the management the Companyhas not raised any money by way of initial public offer /further public offer / debtinstruments and term loans hence reporting under clause 3 (ix) is not applicable to theCompany and hence not commented upon.

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 fraud by the Company or no material fraud onthe company by the officers and employees of the Company has been noticed or reportedduring the year.

xi. According to the information and explanations given by the management themanagerial remuneration has been paid / provided in accordance with the requisiteapprovals mandated by the provisions of Section 197 read with Schedule V to the CompaniesAct 2013.

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 ofCompanies Act 2013 where applicable and the details have been disclosed in the notes tothe financial statements 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 yearunder review and hence reporting requirements under clause 3(xiv) are not applicable tothe company and not 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 as referred to in Section 192 of Companies Act 2013.

xvi. According to the information and explanations given to us the provisions ofSection 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934 are not applicable to the Company.

For S.R. Batliboi&CO. LLP Chartered Accountants

ICAI Firm Registration Number: 301003E/E300005

per Vishal Sharma Partner

Membership Number: 096766

Place of Signature: New Delhi

Date: May 25 2016

ANNEXURE 2 TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S REPORT OF EVEN DATE ON THE FINANCIALSTATEMENTS OF HINDUSTAN MEDIA VENTURES LIMITED

Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section143 of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act")

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

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 Companies Act 2013.

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 Companies Act 2013 to the extent applicable to an audit of internalfinancial controls both applicable to an audit of Internal Financial Controls and bothissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Those Standards and theGuidance Note require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform theaudit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether adequate internal financial controlsover financial reporting was established and maintained and if such controls operatedeffectively in all material 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 processdesigned to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reportingand the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance withgenerally accepted accounting principles. A company’s internal financial control overfinancial reporting includes those policies and procedures that (1) pertain to themaintenance of records that in reasonable detail accurately and fairly reflect thetransactions and dispositions of the assets of the company; (2) provide reasonableassurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financialstatements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that receiptsand expenditures of the company are being made only in accordance with authorisations ofmanagement and directors of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regardingprevention or timely detection of unauthorised acquisition use or disposition of thecompany’s assets that could have a material effect on the financial 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 material 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. Batliboi&CO. LLP Chartered Accountants

ICAI Firm Registration Number: 301003E/E300005

per Vishal Sharma

Partner

Membership Number: 096766

Place of Signature: New Delhi

Date: May 25 2016