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Indraprastha Gas Ltd.

BSE: 532514 Sector: Others
NSE: IGL ISIN Code: INE203G01027
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VOLUME 110936
52-Week high 326.25
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P/E 35.03
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 21,333
Buy Price 305.00
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OPEN 308.45
CLOSE 306.85
VOLUME 110936
52-Week high 326.25
52-Week low 161.28
P/E 35.03
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 21,333
Buy Price 305.00
Buy Qty 10.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Indraprastha Gas Ltd. (IGL) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

TO THE MEMBERS OF INDRAPRASTHA GAS LIMITED

Report on the Standalone Financial Statements

We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of INDRAPRASTHA GASLIMITED ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31 March2016 the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement for the year thenended and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatoryinformation.

Management's Responsibility for the Standalone 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 of thesestandalone financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial positionfinancial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accountingprinciples generally accepted in Indiaincluding the Accounting Standards prescribed undersection 133 of the Act as applicable.

This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records inaccordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company andfor preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application ofappropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable andprudent; and design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financialcontrols that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness ofthe accounting records relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financialstatements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement whetherdue to fraud or error.

Auditor's Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these standalone financial statementsbased on our audit.

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 and the Order under section 143 (11)of the Act.

We conducted our audit of the standalone financial statements in accordance with theStandards on Auditing specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards requirethat we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtainreasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free from materialmisstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts andthe disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on theauditor's judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of thefinancial statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments theauditor considers 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 the 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 is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid standalone financial statements give the information requiredby the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India of the state of affairs of the Companyas at 31 March 2016 and its profit and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. 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 purposes 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 the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statementdealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account.

(d) In our opinion the aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with theAccounting Standards prescribed under section 133 of the Act as applicable.

(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31March 2016 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors isdisqualified as on 31 March 2016 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section164 (2) of the 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 A". Our report expresses an unmodified opinion onthe adequacy and operating effectiveness of the Company's internal financial controls overfinancial reporting.

(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 27.1 in standalone financial statements);

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

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

2. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2016 ("the Order")issued by the Central Government in terms of Section 143(11) of the Act we give in"Annexure B" a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of theOrder.

For DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS
Chartered Accountants
(Firm's Registration No. 015125N)
Sd/-
Khazat A. Kotwal
Partner
(Membership No. 103707
Place: Gurgaon
Date: 13 May 2016

ANNEXURE "A" TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 1(f)under 'Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements'of our report of even date)

Report on the Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting under Clause (i) ofSub-section 3 of Section 143 of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act")

We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of INDRAPRASTHAGAS Limited ("the Company") as of March 312016 in conjunction with ouraudit 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 designimplementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls thatwere operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of its businessincluding adherence to company's policies the safeguarding of its assets the preventionand detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of the accountingrecords and the timely preparation of reliable financial information as required underthe 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") issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Indiaand the Standards on Auditing prescribed under Section 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013to the extent applicable to an audit of internal financial controls. Those Standards andthe Guidance Note require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and performthe audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether adequate internal financialcontrols over financial reporting was established and maintained and if such controlsoperated effectively 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 Company's internal financial controls systemover financial 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 (1) pertain to the maintenance ofrecords that in reasonable detail accurately and fairly reflect the transactions anddispositions of the assets of the company; (2) provide reasonable assurance thattransactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements inaccordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that receipts andexpenditures 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 to the best of our information and according to the explanations givento us the Company has in all material respects an adequate internal financial controlssystem over financial reporting and such internal financial controls over financialreporting were operating effectively as at March 31 2016 based on the internal controlover financial reporting criteria established by the Company considering the essentialcomponents of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal FinancialControls over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia.

For DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS
Chartered Accountants
(Firm's Registration No.015125N)
Sd/-
(Khazat A. Kotwal)
(Partner)
(Membership No. 103707)
Place: Gurgaon
Date:13 May 2016

ANNEXURE B TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 2 under 'Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements'section of our report of even date)

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

(b) Other than fixed assets related to the underground natural gas distribution systemwhich as per the Management cannot be physically verified the fixed assets werephysically verified during the year by the Management in accordance with a regularprogramme of verification which in our opinion provides for physical verification of allthe fixed assets at reasonable intervals. According to the information and explanationgiven to us no material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us and the records examinedby us and based on the examination of the registered transfer agreements/ registeredtittle deeds provided to us we report that the transfer agreements / title deedscomprising all the immovable properties of land and buildings which are freehold are heldin the name of the Company as at the balance sheet date. In respect of immovableproperties of land and buildings that have been taken on lease and disclosed as fixedasset in the financial statements the lease agreements are in the name of the Companywhere the Company is the lessee in the agreement.

(ii) The inventories of the Company comprise inventory of stores and spare parts andinventory of natural gas. As explained to us the inventories of stores and spares werephysically verified during the year by the Management at reasonable intervals and nomaterial discrepancies were noticed on physical verification.

As explained to us having regard to the nature of inventory of natural gas theprocedures followed by the Management for estimation of natural gas quantities which isbased on volume of pipelines and the volume of cascades containing the natural gasconsidering standard temperature and pressure are reasonable and adequate in relation tothe size of the Company and the nature of its business.

(iii) The Company has not granted any loans secured or unsecured to companies firmsLimited Liability Partnerships or other parties covered in the register maintained undersection 189 of the Companies Act 2013.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has complied with the provisions of Sections 185 and 186 of the Companies Act2013 in respect of grant of loans making investments and providing guarantees andsecurities as applicable.

(v) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has notaccepted any deposit during the year. According to the information and explanations givento us the Company also did not have any unclaimed deposits during the year. Accordinglythe provision clause (v) of paragraph 3 of the Order is not applicable to the Company.

(vi) The maintenance of cost records has been specified by the Central Government undersection 148(1) of the Companies Act 2013. We have broadly reviewed the cost recordsmaintained by the Company pursuant to the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules 2014as amended prescribed by the Central Government under sub-section (1) of Section 148 ofthe Companies Act 2013 and are of the opinion that prima faciethe prescribedcost records have been made and maintained. We have however not made a detailedexamination of the cost records with a view to determine whether they are accurate orcomplete.

(vii) According to the information and explanations given to us in respect ofstatutory dues:

(a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed statutory duesincluding Provident Fund Employees' State Insurance Income-tax Sales Tax ServiceTaxCustoms Duty Excise Duty Value Added Tax and other material statutory duesapplicable to it to the appropriate authorities.

(b) There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Provident Fund Employees'State InsuranceIncome-tax Sales Tax Service TaxCustoms Duty Excise Duty Value AddedTax and other material statutory dues in arrears as at March 31 2016 for a period of morethan six months from the date they became payable.

(c) There are no dues relating to Income Tax Sales Tax Service TaxCustoms Duty andValue Added Tax as at March 312016 which have not been deposited on account of anydispute. Details of dues of Excise Duty which have not been deposited as on March 312016on account of disputes are given below:

Name of Statute Nature of Dues Forum where Dispute is Pending Period to which the Amount Relates Amount Involved (Rs. crores) Amount Unpaid (Rs. crores)
Central Excise Act 1944 Matters relating to levy of Excise duty on discounts to customers Customs and Central Excise settlement commission 2008-2010 4.84 2.42

(viii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to usthe Company has not defaulted in the repayment of loans to banks. In our opinion andaccording to the information and explanations given to us the Company has neitherobtained any loans or borrowings from financial institutions or government nor issued anydebentures.

(ix) The Company has not raised moneys by way of initial public offer or further publicoffer (including debt instruments) or term loans and hence reporting under clause (ix) ofthe CARO 2016 Order is not applicable.

(x) To the best of our knowledge and according to the information and explanationsgiven to us no fraud by the Company and no material fraud on the Company by its officersor employees has been noticed or reported during the year.

(xi) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has paid / provided managerial remuneration in accordance with the requisiteapprovals mandated by the provisions of section 197 read with Schedule V to the CompaniesAct 2013.

(xii) The Company is not a Nidhi Company and hence reporting under clause (xii) of theCARO 2016 Order is not applicable.

(xiii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany is in compliance with Section 188 and 177 of the Companies Act 2013 whereapplicable for all transactions with the related parties and the details of related partytransactions have been disclosed in the financial statements etc. as required by theapplicable accounting standards.

(xiv) During the year the Company has not made any preferential allotment or privateplacement of shares or fully or partly convertible debentures and hence reporting underclause (xiv) of CARO 2016 is not applicable to the Company.

(xv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to usduring the year the Company has not entered into any non-cash transactions with itsdirectors or persons connected with him and hence provisions of section 192 of theCompanies Act 2013 are not applicable.

(xvi) The Company is not required to be registered under section 45-I of the ReserveBank of India Act 1934.

For DELOITTE HASKINS & SELLS
Chartered Accountants
(Firm Registration No. 015125N)
Sd/-
(Khazat A. Kotwal)
(Partner)
(Membership No. 103707)
Place: Gurgaon
Date:13 May 2016