SHREE VINDHYA PAPER MILLS LIMITED
ANNUAL REPORT 2004-2005
THE MEMBERS OF
SHREE VINDHYA PAPER MILLS LIMITED
We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of SHREE VINDHYA PAPER MILLS
LIMITED, as at 31st March, 2005 and also the Profit & Loss Account and Cash
Flow Statement of the Company for the year ended on that date annexed
thereto. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Company's
management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial
statements based on our audit.
We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally
accepted in India. Those standards require that we plan and perform the
audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements
are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test
basis, evidence supporting the amount and disclosures in the financial
statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used
and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the
overall financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit
provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.
1. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003, issued
by the Central Government in terms of Section 227(4A) of the Companies Act,
1956, on the basis of such checks as we considered appropriate and
according to the information and explanations given to us during the normal
course of audit, we annexure thereto a statement on the matters specified
by paragraph 4 and 5 of the said Order.
2. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to in Paragraph (1)
above, we report that:
(a) We have obtained all the information and explanations which to the best
of 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 the Company, so far as it appears from our examination of such
(c) The Balance Sheet and the Profit and loss Account, dealt with by the
report are in agreement with the books of account;
(d) In our opinion, the Profit and Loss Account and the Balance Sheet dealt
with by this report complies with the Mandatory Accounting Standards
referred in to subsection (3C) of the Companies Act, 1956, except for Non
Provision of Leave Encashment Liability which is not in accordance with
Accounting Standard '15' and the Company has not identified the assets that
may be impaired nor has estimated the recoverable amount of the assets as
required by Accounting Standard-28 'Impairment of Assets' (As-28) issued by
the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Therefore, we are unable
to verify whether any impairment loss needs to be provided in the books of
accounts and the impact of the same is unascertainable.
(e) On the basis of written representation received from the Directors,
none of the Directors is disqualified as on 31st March, 2005, from being
appointed as a Director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of
Section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.
(f) We further report that:
1) No provision has been made for of doubtful debts amounting to
Rs.46,848,532 and old stock amounting Rs.7,068,614.
2) Balances in respect of balances with Banks amounting to Rs.3,732,172,
Sundry Debtors amounting to Rs.53,245,339, Sundry Creditors amounting to
Rs.47,078,980, Loans and Advances amounting to Rs.266,636,207 and Deposits
amounting to Rs.33,689,073 are subject to confirmations and reconciliation.
In the absence of the Confirmation we are unable to comment about the
recoverability of the above amounts.
3) No provision has been made by the company for losses incurred by the
4) The accumulated losses of the company are in excess of paidup share
capital and reserve of the company. However, in the opinion of the
management inspite of the matter discussed of above the accounts are
prepared on going concern basis in view of expected relief and concession
from the banks and financial institution in terms of revised restructuring
proposal as per CDR scheme.
(g) In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the
explanation given to us, the said accounts subject to Point No (d) and (f)
above and, the consequent cumulative impact there of on the losses, assets
and liabilities, which is not ascertainable and read together with the
Notes thereon, give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956, in
the manner so required and give a true and fair view:
(i) In the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the
Company as at 31st March, 2005.
(ii) In the case of the Profit and Loss Account, of the loss for the year
ended on that date.
(iii) In the case of Cash Flow Statement of the cash flows for the year
ended on that date.
For KHANDELWAL JAIN & CO.
Place : Mumbai
Date : 26th October, 2005
ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS' REPORT
(REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH (1) OF OUR REPORT OF EVEN DATE)
1. (a) The company has maintained records showing full particulars
including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets. However same
has not been updated.
(b) According to information and explanation given to us fixed assets has
not been physically verified during the year by the management.
(c) During the year, the company has not disposed off a major part of the
2. (a) The inventory has been physically verified during the year by the
management. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable.
(b) The procedure of physical verification of inventories followed by the
management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the
company and the nature of its business.
(c) The company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The
discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the
book stock has not been properly dealt with in the books of account.
3. (a) The company has granted loan to two companies covered in the
register maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act,1956. The
maximum amount involved during the year was Rs.473.59 lacs and year-end
balance of loans granted to such parties were Rs.466.21.
(b) In our opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions of
such loans are prima facie, not prejudicial, to the interest of the
(c) The parties have repaid the principal amount as stipulated and have
also been regular in the payment of interest of the company.
(d) There are overdue amount in excess of Rs.1 Lac in respect of loans
granted to companies, firm or other parties listed in the register
maintained under section 301 of Companies Act, 1956.
(e) The company has not taken loan from parties covered in the register
maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956. Therefore, clause
3(f) and (g) of Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 is not applicable.
4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, the internal control procedures are commensurate with the size of
the company and the nature of its business with regard to purchases of
inventory, fixed assets and with regard to the sale of goods. During the
course of our audit, we have not observed any continuing failure to correct
major weaknesses in internal controls system of the company.
5. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us, we are of
the opinion that the particulars of all contracts or arrangements that need
to be entered into the register maintained under section 301 of the
Companies Act, 1956 have been so entered.
(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, there are no transactions that made in pursuance of contracts or
arrangements entered in the register maintained under section 301 of the
Companies Act, 1956 and exceeding the value of rupees five lakhs in respect
of any party during the year.
6. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, the company has defaulted in repayment of public fixed deposits and
has not complied with the provisions of sections 58A and 58AA of the
Companies Act, 1956 and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 1975
with regard to the deposits accepted from the public.
7. The company does not have internal audit system.
8. The Company has not maintained cost records though required to be
maintained pursuant to the Order issued by the Central Government for
maintenance of cost records under section 209(1)(d) of the Companies Act,
1956 for the products manufactured by the Company.
9. (a) According to the records of the company undisputed statutory dues
including provident fund, investor education protection fund, employees'
state insurance, income tax, sales tax, wealth tax, custom duty, excise
duty, cess, service tax and other material statutory dues applicable to it
have not been regularly deposited during the year with the appropriate
Further, since the Central Government has till date not prescribed the
amount of cess payable under section 441A of the Companies Act, 1956 we are
not in a position to comment upon the regularity or otherwise of the
company in depositing the same.
(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, no
undisputed amounts payable in respect of income tax, wealth tax, sales tax,
customs duty, excise duty and cess were in arrears, as at 31st March, 2005
for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable
except for Rs.4,638,758/- (excluding interest) in case of Central Excise,
Rs.999,724/- in case of Sales Tax, 288,695/- in case of Professional Tax,
Rs.21,000/- in case of Non-Agricultural Tax, Rs.789,132/- in case of TDS
which were outstanding as on 31st March, 2005 for the period of more than
(c) According to the information and explanation given to us, there are no
dues of sales tax, income tax, customs duty, wealth tax, excise duty and
cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute.
10. In our opinion, the accumulated losses of the company are more than
fifty percent of its net worth. The company has incurred cash losses during
the financial year covered by our audit and the immediately preceding
11. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, and after considering the financial restructuring package approved
under corporate debt restructuring (CDR) system, the company has defaulted
in repayment of dues to a financial institution and bank. However, as per
revised CDR package dated 22/08/2005 there are no defaults in respect of
repayment of financial institution and bank.
12. According to the information & explanations given to us, the Company
has not granted loans and advances on the basis of security byway of pledge
of shares, debentures and other securities.
13. In our opinion, the company is not a chit fund or a nidhi mutual
benefit fund/society. Therefore, the provisions of clause 4(xiii) of the
Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 are not applicable to the company.
14. In our opinion, the company is not dealing or trading in shares,
securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the provisions
of clause 4(xiv) of the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003 are not
applicable to the company.
15. In our opinion, the terms and conditions on which the company has given
guarantees for loans taken by others from banks or financial institutions
are not prejudicial to the interest of the company.
16. During the year, no term loans were raised by the Company.
17. According to the information and explanations given to us, and on an
overall examination of the balance sheet of the company, we report that no
funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.
18. Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares during the
19. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company
has not issued any debentures during the year.
20. According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company
has not raised money by public issue during the year.
21. According to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud on
or by the company had been noticed or reported during the course of our
For KHANDELWAL JAIN & CO.
Date : 26th October, 2005