SALGUTI INDUSTRIES LIMITED.
Your Directors have pleasure in presenting the 32nd Annual Report togetherwith the Audited Balance Sheet Profit & Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement for thefinancial year ended 31st March 2017.
FINANCIAL RESULTS REVIEW AND PROSPECTS
Your company has recorded a total income of Rs. 10245.75 lakhs for the year ended 31stMarch 2017 against total income of Rs. 11646.47 Lakhs last year. The company hasrecorded a net profit of 18.43 lakhs for the current year against net loss of Rs.47.87lakhs for the last year.
From the financial perspective the highlights of the financial results for the yearunder review are as follows:
| || ||(Rupees in Lakhs) |
|Particulars ||2016 - 17 ||2015 - 16 |
|Total Turnover ||10245.75 ||11646.47 |
|Expenditure ||9621.20 ||11018.32 |
|Finance Cost ||613.46 ||696.30 |
|Profit before Tax ||18.43 ||(47.87) |
|Less: Provision for Tax ||5.69 ||- |
|Less: Provision for deferred Income Tax ||26.49 ||(7.86) |
|Net Profit (after deferred tax) ||(13.75) ||(40.01) |
THE COMPANY'S PRODUCTS/SERVICES
Plastic Division : Our Company is Manufacturing HDPE/PP Woven sacks forpacking of Fertilizers & Cement.
Textile Division : Manufacturing Cotton grey fabric for garments Bed Linenand Furnishings.
The Directors regret their inability to recommend dividend for the year under reviewdue to insufficient profit.
BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT
The Company like any other enterprise is exposed to business risk which can beinternal risks as well as external risks. The threats to the segments in which the companyoperates are
- Competition from other developing countries from Vietnam and Bangladesh.
- Continuous Quality Improvement is need of the hour as there are different demandpatterns all over the world.
- Elimination of Quota system will lead to fluctuations in Export Demand.
- Threat for Traditional Market for Powerloom and Handloom Products and forcing themfor product diversification.
- Geographical Disadvantages.
- International labor and Environmental Laws.
- To balance the demand and supply.
- To make balance between price and quality.
The Company has not accepted deposits covered under Chapter V of the Companies Act2013 and accordingly the disclosure requirements stipulated under the said Chapter arenot applicable.
PARTICULARS OF LOANS GUARANTEES AND INVESTMENTS
During the year under review the company has not given any loans Guarantees andInvestments covered under the provisions of Section 186 of the Companies Act 2013.
CONTRACTS AND ARRANGEMEMENTS WITH RELATED PARTIES
Pursuant to clause (h) of sub-section (3)of section 134 of the Act and Rule 8(2) of theCompanies (Accounts) Rules 2014 except the remuneration to managerial personnel thereis no other related party transactions to be disclosed as required under the above saidstatutory requirement.
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN
The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in form MGT-9 is annexedherewith elsewhere in the Annual Report.
DEMAT SUSPENSE ACCOUNT UNCLAIMED SHARES
As on 31st March 2017 there were no Equity Shares of Shareholders were lying in theEscrow Account due to non-availability of the correct particulars.
Your Directors are happy to report that your Company is compliant with the CorporateGovernance requirements as per SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015. A separate section onCorporate Governance together with a certificate from the Statutory Auditor's confirmingcompliance is set out in the Annexure forming part of this report.
MANAGEMENT DISCUSSIONS AND ANALYSIS REPORT
A Management Discussion and Analysis Report has been attached and forms part of theAnnual Report.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AS REQUIRED U/ S 134(3)(m) OF THE COMPANIES ACT 2013
1) Conservation of Energy:
The Company is monitoring the consumption of energy and is identifying measures forconservation of energy.
2) The steps taken by the company for utilising alternate sources of energy - Nil (ii)the capital investment on energy conservation equipments - Nil
(b) (i) Technology Absorption adaptation and innovation:- Indigenous Technology isinvolved for the manufacturing the products of the Company.
(ii) Research and Development (R & D): No research and Development has been carriedout.
(c) Foreign exchange earnings: Rs. 9395530/-
(d) Foreign exchange out go: Rs. 4858253/-
PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES
The Directors are to report that none of the employee was in receipt of remunerationexceeding the limit prescribed under rule 5(2) of the Companies (Appointment andRemuneration of managerial Personnel) Rules 2014.
The provisions of Section 139(2) of the Companies Act 2013 and the Rules madethere-under mandated the Company to rotate its existing Statutory Auditors. The term ofthe existing Auditors M/s. P Murali & Co. expires for the FY 2016-17 i.e till theconclusion of ensuing Annual General meeting to be held on 27th September 2017.
In this regard Board of Directors of the Company (on recommendation of AuditCommittee) in its meeting held on 29th August 2017 has subject to approval ofshareholders in the ensuing Annual General meeting to be held on 27th September 2017approved the appointment of M/s. Chandra Babu Naidu & Co. (FRN: 016016S) CharteredAccountants as the Statutory Auditors of the Company for a period of Five Years w.e.ffrom the Conclusion of this Annual General Meeting subject to ratification at everyAnnual General Meeting.
BOARD AND COMMITTEES PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and as per the provisions of SEBI(LODR) Regulations 2015 the Board has carried out an annual performance the directorsindividually as well as the evaluation of the working of its Audit and Nomination &Remuneration Committees.
NUMBER OF BOARD MEETINGS HELD DURING THE FINANCIAL YEAR AND THE DATES OF THE BOARDMEETINGS:
The Board met on the following dates during the financial year 2016-2017.
The dates on which the above Board meetings were held are as follows;
30th May 2016 13th August 2016 1st September 2016 14th November 2016 and 14thFebruary 2017.
DIRECTORS & INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS
At the 29th Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 27th September 2014 theMembers of the Company had appointed Independent Directors of the Company for a period of5 years. All Independent Directors have given declarations that they meet the criteria ofindependence as laid down under Section 149(6) of the Companies Act 2013 and as per theprovisions of SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015.
DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
Pursuant to the requirement under Section 134(3)(c)of the Companies Act 2013 withrespect to Directors responsibilities Statement it is hereby confirmed :
a. That in preparation of the annual accounts the applicable accounting standards havebeen followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures ;
b. That the directors have selected such accounting policies and applied themconsistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as togive a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company at the end of thefinancial year ended 31st March 2017 and of the profit and loss of the company for thatperiod;
c. That the directors have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance ofadequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguardingthe assets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
d. That the directors have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis.
e. that proper internal financial controls were in place and that the financialcontrols were adequate and were operating effectively;
f. that systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws were inplace and were adequate and operating effectively.
During the year ended March 312017 the Company does not have any materiallisted/unlisted subsidiary companies as defined as per the provisions of SEBI (LODR)Regulations 2015. The policy on determining material unlisted subsidiary of the Company isapproved by the Board of Directors of the company.
The Board of Directors of the company are committed to maintain the highest standard ofhonesty openness and accountability and recognize that employees have important role toplay in achieving the goal. As a public company the integrity of the financial matters ofthe Company and the accuracy of financial information is paramount. The stakeholders ofthe Company and the financial markets rely on this information to make decisions. Forthese reasons the Company must maintain workplace where it can retain and treat allcomplaints concerning questionable accounting practices internal accounting controls orauditing matters or concerning the reporting of fraudulent financial information to ourshareholders the Government or the financial markets. The employees should be able toraise these free of any discrimination retaliation or harassment. Pursuant to the policyemployees are encouraged to report questionable accounting practices to Mr. Sri.Draksharam Nagaraj Chairman of Audit Committee through email or by correspondence throughpost.
Familiarisation programme for Independent Directors
Pursuant to the provisions of SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015 the Company has formulateda programme for familiarising the Independent Directors with the company their rolesrights responsibilities in the company nature of the industry in which the companyoperates business model of the company etc through various initiatives.
Key Managerial Personnel
Smt. S. Rajitha Reddy Chief Financial Officer was appointed as Key Managerial Personnelin accordance with the Section 203 of the Companies Act 2013.
Related Party Transaction
Policy on dealing with Related Party Transactions is approved by the Board No relatedparty transactions were entered into during the financial year under review There are nomaterially significant related party transactions made by the Company with PromotersDirectors Key Managerial Personnel or other designated persons which may have a potentialconflict with the interest of the Company at large. The same was discussed by the AuditCommittee as also the Board. The policy on Related Party Transactions as approved by theBoard. None of the Directors has any pecuniary relationships or transactions vis-a-vis theCompany.
Internal Financial Controls
The Company has in place adequate internal financial controls with reference tofinancial statements. Periodic audits are undertaken on a continuous basis covering allthe operations i.e. manufacturing sales & distribution marketing finance etc.Reports of internal audits are reviewed by management from time to time and desiredactions are initiated to strengthen the control and effectiveness of the system.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act 2013 and the Companies(Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 the Secretarial AuditReport is obtained by the company and forms part of this Annual report.
Disclosures pursuant to The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of ManagerialPersonnel) Rules 2014
1. The Disclosures pursuant to sub-rule (1) of Rule 5 of The Companies (Appointment andRemuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 are forms part of the Board's Report.
2. The Disclosures pursuant to sub-rule (2) of Rule 5 of The Companies (Appointment andRemuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 in respect of employees of the Companyforms part of the Board's Report.
The Board has on the recommendation of the Nomination & Remuneration Committeeframed a policy for selection and appointment of Directors Senior Management and theirremuneration. The details pertaining to criteria for determining qualifications positiveattributes and independence of a Director and remuneration policy have been provided inSection of the attached Corporate Governance Report.
Significant and Material Orders Passed by the Regulators or Courts
There are no significant material orders passed by the Regulators/Courts which wouldimpact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.
Disclosure Under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention Prohibitionand Redressal) Act 2013
The Company has in place an Anti Sexual Harassment Policy in line with the requirementsof Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention Prohibition and Redressal) Act2013. An Internal committee has been set up to redress the complaints received regardingsexual harassment at workplace. All employees including trainees are covered under thispolicy.
The relationship between the management and the staff was very cordial throughout theyear under review. Your Directors take this opportunity to record their appreciation forthe cooperation and loyal services rendered by the employees.
Your Directors place on record their appreciation of the continuous assistance andco-operation extended to your Company by the valued customers bankers Reserve BankIndia SEBI Bombay Stock Exchange Limited and all other regulatory Authorities. TheDirectors also sincerely acknowledge the significant contributions made by all theemployees for their dedicated services to the Company.
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SALGUTI INDUSTRIES LIMITED
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|Place : Hyderabad ||S. Vishnu Vardhan Reddy ||S. Rajita Reddy |
|Date : 1st September 2017 ||Managing Director ||Whole-Time Director |