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Naraingarh Sugar Mills Ltd.

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Naraingarh Sugar Mills Ltd. (NARAINGARHSUGAR) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

The Members

Naraingarh Sugar Mills Limited.

1. We have audited the accompanying financial statements of Naraingarh Sugar MillsLimited which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31st March 2017 the Statement of Profit& Loss and the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and a summary ofsignificant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

2. The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 with respect to the preparation and presentation ofthese 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 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 the assets of the Company and for preventingand detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriateaccounting policies; making judgement and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; anddesign implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls that wereoperating 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.

3. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based onour audit. We have taken into account the provisions of the Act the accounting andauditing standards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report underthe provisions of the Act and the rules made thereunder.

4. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified underSection 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply with ethicalrequirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whetherthe financial statements are free from material misstatement.

5. An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amountsand the disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on theauditor's judgement 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 financial statements.

6. Attention is invited to Note 4.13 regarding non-availability of balanceconfirmation certificates from certain parties (Loans & Advances); resultantlyprovision for bad & doubtful debts has not been made hence profit/assets to thatextent have been overstated.

7. Subject to paragraph 6 above in our opinion and to the best of our information andaccording to the explanations given to us the aforesaid financial statements give theinformation required by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair viewinconformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India of the state ofaffairs of the Company as at 31 st March 2017 and its profit and its cash flows for theyear ended on that date.

8. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2016 issued by the CentralGovernment of India in terms of sub-section (11) of Section 143 of the Act we give in the"AnnexureA" a statement on the matters specified in the paragraph 3 and 4 of theOrder.

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

(a) we have sought and obtained alt 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 t Loss and the Cash Flow Statementdealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;

(d) in our opinion the aforesaid financial statements except provision for Gratuityon accrual basis without taking actuarial valuation report as required under AccountingStandard -15 comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of theAct;

(e) on the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31stMarch 2017 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors isdisqualified as on 31st March 2017 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section164(2) of the Act;

(f) with respect to the adequacy of internal financial controls over financialreporting of the Company and 4 the operating effectiveness of such controlsrefer to our separate report in "Annexure B"; and

(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 as amended inour opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given tous:

i. the Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financialposition in its financial statements (Refer note 4.14.2 & 4.7).

ii. the Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts forwhich

there were any material foreseeable losses; .

iii. there were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund by the Company; and

iv. the Company has provided requisite disclosures in its financial statements asregards its holdings and dealings in Specified Bank Notes as defined in the NotificationS.O. 3407(E) dated 08th November 2016 of the Ministry of Finance during the period from08th November 2016 to 30th December 2016 and these are in accordance with the books ofaccounts maintained by the Company (Refer note 4.21).

For VASUDEVA & ASSOCIATES
Date: 12/05/2017 CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
Place: Chandigarh Firm Registration No. - 022239N
(PRATEEK PURI)
PARTNER
Membership No. - 524431

"ANNEXURE A" TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 8 of our report of even date on accounts of Naraingarh SugarMills Limited for the year ended 31st March 2017).

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

b) The Company has a programme for phased physical verification of all its fixed assetswhich in our opinion is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and thenature of its assets. As informed no material discrepancies were noticed on suchverification.

c) According to the information and explanations given by the management & on thebasis of examination of the records of the Company the title deeds of immovableproperties are held in the name of the Company.

ii. As explained to us the inventories were physically verified during the year by theManagement at reasonable intervals'and no material discrepancies were noticed on physicalverification.

iii. 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. According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has notgranted any loans or provided any guarantees or security to the parties covered underSection 185 of the Companies Act 2013. The Company has complied with the provisions ofSection 186 of the Companies Act 2013 in respect of investments made.

v. The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public.

vi. We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company pursuant tothe Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules 2014 made by the CentralGovernment for the maintenance of cost records under Section 148 of the Companies Act2013 and are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records havebeen made and maintained.

However we have not made a detailed examination of the records with a view todetermine whether they are accurate & complete

vii. a) According to the information & explanations given to us and on the basis ofour examination of the records of the Company amounts deducted/accrued in the books ofaccount in respect of undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund Income TaxSales Tax Service Tax Excise Duty Custom Duty Value Added Tax Cess and other materialstatutory dues have been regularly deposited during the year by the Company with theappropriate authorities.

According to the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amountspayable in respect of Provident Fund Income Tax Sales Tax Service Tax Excise DutyCustom Duty Value Added Tax Cess and other material statutory dues were in arrears asat 31st March 2017 for a period of more than six months from the date they becamepayable.

b) According to the information and explanations given to us there are no dues ofIncome Tax Sales Tax

Service Tax Custom Duty Excise Duty and Cess which have not been deposited withappropriate authorities on account of any dispute except as mentioned below:

Name of the Statue Nature of dues Amount Involved Amount deposited under protest Financial Year /Period Forum where dispute is pending
Income Tax Act 1961 Penalty u/s 271(1) (c) 545644 Nil 2007-2008 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal New Delhi
Central Excise Act 1944 Excise Duty (inc. penalty) 3726986 190000 March 2015 to March 2016 CESTAT New Delhi
Finance Act 19 94 Service Tax (inc. penalty) 3084762 153738 2010-2011 CESTAT New Delhi
Punjab Sugarcane Act 1953 Cane Purchase Tax 20233831 Nil 1996-2002 Punjab & Haryana High Court Chandigarh

viii. According to the information & explanations given to us and on the basis ofverification of records the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to Banks andFinancial Institution; except the Company has defaulted in repayment of dues to Union Bankof India [i.e. Principal Amount^ 113.31 lakhs (for the period from December 2016 toMarch 2017)]; however the Company has deposited - Rs 47.00 lakhs on 03rd April 2017.

The Company during the year has not borrowed from Government and has not issued anydebentures.

ix. The Company has not raised any money by way of initial public offer or furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments) during the year. Term loans availed by theCompany were prima-facie applied by the Company during the year for the purposes forwhich loans were obtained.

x. According to the information & explanations given to us no material fraud bythe Company or on the Company by its officers or employees has been noticed or reportedduring the course of our audit.

xi. According to the information and explanations give to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has paid/provided for managerialremuneration in accordance with the requisite approvals mandated by the provisions ofSection 197 read with Schedule-V to the Act.

xii. The Company is not a Nidhi Company and hence reporting under clause 3(xii) of theOrder is not applicable.

xiii. According to the information and explanations given to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company transactions with the related parties are incompliance with Sections 177 and 188 of the Act where applicable and details of suchtransactions have been disclosed in the financial statements as required by the applicableaccounting standards.

xiv. According to the information and explanations give to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has not made any preferentialallotment or private placement of shares or fully or partly convertible debenturesduringtheyear.

xv. According to the information and explanations given to us during the year theCompany has not entered into any non-cash transactions with its Directors or personsconnected to its Directors and hence provisions of Section 192 of the Companies Act 2013are not applicable. Accordingly the provisions of clause 15 of the Order are notapplicable to the Company.

xvi. The Company is not required to be registered under Section 45-IA of the ReserveBank of India

For VASUDEVA & ASSOCIATES
CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
Firm Registration No. - 022239N
(PRATEEK PURI)
Dated : 12th May 2017 PARTNER
Place : Chandigarh Membership No. - 524431

"ANNEXURE B" TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT

Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub Section 3 of Section143 of the Companies Act 2013.

We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of NaraingarhSugar Mills Limited as of 31st March 2017 in conjunction with our audit of the financialstatements 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 (ICAI). These responsibilitiesinclude the design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controlsthat were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of itsbusiness including adherence to 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 Reportingand the Standards on Auditing issued by ICAI and deemed to be prescribed 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 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 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 31st March 2017 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 VASUDEVA & ASSOCIATES
CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
Firm Registration No. - 022239N
(PRATEEK PURI)
Dated : 12th May 2017 PARTNER
Place : Chandigarh Membership No. - 524431