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Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

BSE: 500510 Sector: Engineering
NSE: LT ISIN Code: INE018A01030
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OPEN 1146.60
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VOLUME 467174
52-Week high 1222.67
52-Week low 863.54
P/E 37.46
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 159,894
Buy Price 1141.65
Buy Qty 301.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00
OPEN 1146.60
CLOSE 1146.60
VOLUME 467174
52-Week high 1222.67
52-Week low 863.54
P/E 37.46
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 159,894
Buy Price 1141.65
Buy Qty 301.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (LT) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

TO THE MEMBERS OF LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED

Report on the Standalone Financial Statements

We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of Larsen &Toubro Limited (the "Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March31 2016 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 ofthese standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financialposition financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India including the Accounting Standardsprescribed under section 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.

Auditors' 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 theauditors' judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of thefinancial statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments theauditors' considers internal financial control relevant to the Company's preparation ofthe financial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design auditprocedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluatingthe appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of theaccounting estimates made by the Company's Directors as well as evaluating the overallpresentation of 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 March 31 2016 and its profit and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Other Matters

a) The Standalone financial statements include the financial statements/information of9 jointly controlled entities whose financial statements/financial information reflect theCompany's share in net assets of v 474.73 crore as at March 31 2016 and share inprofit (net) v 221.15 crore for the year ended on that date. The financialstatements/information of these jointly controlled entities have been audited by theauditors of jointly controlled entities whose reports have been furnished to us and ouropinion in so far as it relates to the amounts and disclosures included in respect ofthese jointly controlled entities is based solely on the report of such auditors ofjointly controlled entities.

b) The Standalone financial statements include the financial statements/information of7 jointly controlled entities whose financial statements/financial information reflect theCompany's share in net assets of v 296.62 crore as at March 31 2016 and share inprofit (net) v 24.79 crore for the year ended on that date. These financialstatements/information have been furnished to us by management and our opinion on thestandalone financial statements in so far as it relates to the amounts and disclosuresincluded in respect of these jointly controlled entities is based solely on such financialstatements/information certified by management. In our opinion and according to theinformation and explanations given to us by the management these financial statements arenot material to the Company.

Our opinion is not modified in respect of these matters.

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 March31 2016 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 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 Auditors' 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;

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; and

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 LLP For SHARP & TANNAN
Chartered Accountants Chartered Accountants
(Firm Registration No. 117366W/W-100018) (Firm Registration No. 109982W)
P. R. RAMESH FIRDOSH D. BUCHIA
(Partner) (Partner)
(Membership No. 70928) (Membership No. 38332)
MUMBAI May 25 2016

ANNEXURE "A" TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 1 (f) under 'Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements' 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 Larsen& Toubro Limited (the "Company") as of March 31 2016 in conjunctionwith our audit of the standalone financial statements of the Company for the year ended onthat 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 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.

Auditors' 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 accordance with the Guidance Note on Audit of InternalFinancial Controls Over Financial Reporting (the "Guidance Note") issued by theInstitute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Standards on Auditing prescribed underSection 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013 to the extent applicable to an audit ofinternal financial controls. Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we complywith ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assuranceabout whether adequate internal financial controls over financial reporting wasestablished and maintained and if such controls operated effectively in all materialrespects.

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 auditors' 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 312016 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 LLP For SHARP & TANNAN
Chartered Accountants Chartered Accountants
(Firm Registration No. 117366W/W-100018) (Firm Registration No. 109982W)
P. R. RAMESH FIRDOSH D. BUCHIA
(Partner) (Partner)
(Membership No. 70928) (Membership No. 38332)
MUMBAI May 25 2016