|BSE: 513405||Sector: Metals & Mining|
|NSE: PENNARALUM||ISIN Code: INE057C01018|
|BSE 00:00 | 04 Mar||PALCO Ltd|
|NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan||PALCO Ltd|
|BSE: 513405||Sector: Metals & Mining|
|NSE: PENNARALUM||ISIN Code: INE057C01018|
|BSE 00:00 | 04 Mar||PALCO Ltd|
|NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan||PALCO Ltd|
To the Members of
Report on the Financial Statements
We have audited the accompanying financial statements of PALCO LIMITED (the"Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31 2017 the Statementof Profit and Loss and the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and a summary ofsignificant accounting policies and other explanatory information (together hereinafterreferred to as " financial statements").
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 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 judgments 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.
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 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.
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 but not for the purpose of expressing anopinion on whether the Company has in place an adequate internal financial controls systemover financial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such controls. An audit alsoincludes evaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and thereasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the Company's Directors as well asevaluating the overall presentation 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 financial statements
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 March31 2017 its Loss 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 ("the Order")issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section 143 ofthe Act we give in the" Annexure A" a statement on the mattersspecified in paragraphs 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 Statementdealt 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 and the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules 2015 asamended;
(e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 312017 and taken onrecord by the Board of Directors none of the directors is disqualifiedas on March 31 2017 from being appointed as a director in terms of section 164 (2) ofthe Act;
(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financialreporting of theCompany and the operating effectiveness of such controls refer to ourseparate Report in"Annexure B" to this report;
(g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report inaccordance with Rule 11of theCompanies (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 does not have any pending litigations which would impact its financialposition.
ii. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts forwhichthere 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.
iv. The Company has provided requisite disclosures in its financial statement as toholdings as well as dealing in Specified Bank Notes during the period 8 November 2016 to30 December 2016. Based on the audit procedures and relying on the managementrepresentation we report that the disclosures are in accordance with books of accountmaintained by the Company and as produced to us by the Management.
Annexure A to the Auditors' Report (referred to in paragraph 1 of our Report of evendate to the Members of "PALCO LIMITED (for the year ended March 31 2017)
On the basis of such checks as we considered appropriate and according to theinformation and explanation given to us during the course of our audit we report that;
i. The Company doesn't have Fixed Assets; hence the Disclosure Requirements under thisClause are not applicable.
ii. The Company doesn't have Inventory; hence the Disclosure Requirements under thisClause are not applicable.
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 Act. Accordingly the provisions of clause 3 (iii) (a) to (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 thecompany has complied with the provisions of section 185 and I86 of the Companies Act 2013In respect of loans investments guarantees and security.
v. The Company has not accepted any deposits within the meaning of Sections 73 to 76 ofthe Act and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules 2014 (as amended). Accordinglythe provisions of clause 3(v) of the Order are not applicable to the company.
vi. As informed to us the maintenance of Cost Records has not been specified by theCentral
Government under sub-section (1) of Section 148 of the Act in respect of theactivities carried on by the company.
vii. (a) According to information and explanations given to us and on the basis of ourexamination of the books of account and records the Company has been generally regularin depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund Employees StateInsurance Income-Tax Sales tax Service Tax Duty of Customs Duty of Excise Valueadded Tax Cess and any other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities. Accordingto the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amounts payable in respectof the above were in arrears as at March 31 2017 for a period of more than six monthsfrom the date on when they become payable.
(b) According to the information and explanation given to us there are no dues ofincome tax sales tax service tax duty of customs duty of excise value added taxoutstanding on account of any dispute except the Income Tax for the A Y 2005-06 is Rs.7258933/-.
viii. The Company does not have any loans or borrowings from any financial institutionbanks government or debenture holders during the year. Accordingly paragraph 3(viii) ofthe Order is not applicable.
ix. The Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer or furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments) and term loans during the year. Accordinglyparagraph 3 (ix) of the Order is not applicable.
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 on the company by theofficers and employees of the Company has been noticed or reported during the year.
xi. Based upon the audit procedures performed and the information and explanationsgiven by the management the company doesn't pay managerial Remuneration; hence theDisclosure Requirements under this Clause are not applicable.
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. In our opinion all transactions with the related parties are in compliance withsection 177 and 188 of Companies Act 2013 and the details have been disclosed in theFinancial Statements as required by the applicable accounting standards.
xiv. Based upon the audit procedures performed and the information and explanationsgiven by the management the company has not made any preferential allotment or privateplacement of shares or fully or partly convertible debentures during the year underreview. Accordingly the provisions of clause 3 (xiv) of the Order are not applicable tothe Company and hence 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 and hence notcommented upon.
ANNEXURE B TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT OF EVEN DATE ON THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTSOF PALCO LIMITED
Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section143 of theCompanies Act 2013 ("the Act")
To the Members of PALCO LIMITED
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of PALCOLIMITED ("the Company") as of March 31 2017 in conjunction with our auditof 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 Controlsover 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.
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 and both issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we comply with ethical requirementsand plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether adequateinternal financial controls over financial reporting was established and maintained and ifsuch controls operated 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 judgment including the assessment of the risks ofmaterial misstatement of the financial statements whether due to fraud or error. Webelieve that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to providea basis for our audit opinion on the internal financial controls system over financialreporting.
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 of records that in reasonable detail accurately andfairly reflect the transactions and dispositions of the assets of the company;
(2) provide reasonable assurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permitpreparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accountingprinciples and that receipts and expenditures of the company are being made only inaccordance with authorizations of management and directors of the company; and
(3) Provide reasonable assurance regarding prevention or timely detection ofunauthorizedacquisition use or disposition of the company's assets that could have amaterial 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.
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 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.