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Shree Rama Newsprint Ltd.

BSE: 500356 Sector: Industrials
NSE: RAMANEWS ISIN Code: INE278B01020
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VOLUME 6917
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OPEN 26.10
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VOLUME 6917
52-Week high 39.45
52-Week low 18.05
P/E
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 395
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Shree Rama Newsprint Ltd. (RAMANEWS) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

To the Members of Shree Rama Newsprint Limited Report on the Ind AS FinancialStatements

We have audited the accompanying Ind AS Financial Statements of Shree Rama NewsprintLimited ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31 2017the Statement of Profit and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income) the Cash FlowStatement the Statement of Changes in Equity for the year then ended and a summary ofsignificant accounting policies and other explanatory information (hereinafter referredto as "Ind AS Financial Statements").

Management's Responsibility for the Ind AS 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 Ind AS Financial Statements that give a true and fair view of the (state of affairs)financial position profit or loss (financial performance including other comprehensiveincome) cash flows and changes in equity of the Company in accordance with the accountingprinciples generally accepted in India including the Indian Accounting Standardsspecified under Section 133 of the Act read with relevant rules thereunder and otheraccounting principles generally accepted in India. This responsibility also includesmaintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Actfor safeguarding of the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds andother irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; makingjudgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design implementation andmaintenance of adequate internal financial controls and ensuring their operatingeffectiveness and the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records relevant to thepreparation and presentation of the Ind AS Financial Statements that give a true and fairview and are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or error.

Auditor's Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these Ind AS Financial Statements basedon 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.

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 Ind AS Financial Statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts anddisclosures in the Ind AS Financial Statements. The procedures selected depend on theauditors' judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of theInd AS Financial Statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those riskassessments the auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company'spreparation of the Ind AS Financial Statements that give a true and fair view in order todesign audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includesevaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of theaccounting estimates made by the Company's Directors as well as evaluating the overallpresentation of the Ind AS Financial Statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the Ind AS Financial Statements.

Opinion

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid Ind AS Financial Statements give the information required bythe 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 (financialposition) of the Company as at March 31 2017 its loss (financial performance includingother comprehensive income) its cash flows and changes in equity for the year ended onthat date.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

(1) As required by the Companies (Auditors' 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 "Annexure 1" a statement on the matters specified inparagraphs 3 and 4 of the Order to the extent applicable.

(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 the Statement of Profit and Loss Cash Flow Statement and theStatement of Changes in Equity dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the booksof account;

d. In our opinion the aforesaid Ind AS Financial Statements comply with the IndianAccounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act read with relevant rulesissued thereunder;

e. On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on March 312017 and taken on record 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) 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 we give ourseparate Report in "Annexure 2".

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 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 Ind AS Financial Statements – Refer Note 29 on ContingentLiabilities;

(ii) The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts.Hence the question of any material foreseeable loss does not arise;

(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 Ind AS Financial Statementsas to holdings as well as dealings in Specified Bank Notes during the period from November08 2016 to December 30 2016 and these are in accordance with the books of accountmaintained by the Company.

ANNEXURE 1 TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT

[Referred to in paragraph 1 under ‘Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements' in the Independent Auditor's Report of even date to the members of ShreeRama Newsprint Limited on the financial statements for the year ended 31.03.2017] (i) (a)The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars including quantitativedetails and situation of fixed assets.

(b) During the year fixed assets have been physically veri3ed by the management as perthe regular programme of veri3cation which in our opinion is reasonable having regard tothe size of the Company and the nature of its assets. As informed no materialdiscrepancies were noticed on such veri3cation.

(c) The title deeds of immovable properties recorded as fixed assets in the books ofaccount of the Company are held in the name of the Company.

(ii) The inventory has been physically veri3ed by the management during the year. Inour opinion the frequency of veri3cation is reasonable. As informed no materialdiscrepancies were noticed on physical veri3cation carried out during the year.

(iii) As informed the Company has not granted any loans secured or unsecured tocompanies firms Limited Liability Partnerships or other parties covered in the registermaintained under Section 189 of the Act. Accordingly paragraph 3 (iii)(a) 3 (iii)(b) and3 (iii)(c) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

(iv) Based on information and explanation given to us in respect of loans investmentsguarantees and securities the Company has complied with the provisions of Section 185 and186 of the Act.

(v) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has not accepted any deposits from the public within the provisions of Sections 73to 76 of the Act and the rules framed there under.

(vi) We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company in respectof products where the maintenance of cost records has been specified by the CentralGovernment under sub-section (1) of Section 148 of the Act and the rules framed thereunder and we are of the opinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records havebeen made and maintained.

(vii) (a) The Company is generally regular in depositing with appropriate authoritiesundisputed statutory dues including provident fund employees' state insurance incometax sales tax service tax value added tax customs duty excise duty cess and anyother material statutory dues applicable to it however there have been slight delay infew cases.

According to the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amountspayable in respect of provident fund employees' state insurance income tax sales taxservice tax value added tax customs duty excise duty cess and any other materialstatutory dues applicable to it were outstanding at the year end for a period of morethan six months from the date they became payable.

(b) According to the information and explanation given to us the dues outstanding withrespect to income tax sales tax service tax value added tax customs duty excise dutyon account of any dispute are as follows:

Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount Rs in lacs Period to which the amount relates Forum where dispute is pending
Central Excise Act Excise duty 470.72 Various years Deputy Commissioner Excise and Customs
Bombay Stamp Act Stamp Duty and registration fee including penalty 130.75 2000-2001 Judge (Senior Division) Surat Civil Court
Income Tax Act 1961 Income Tax 334.17 FY 2006-07 ITAT Mumbai
Sales tax Act GVAT 55.28 FY 2011-12 Commissioner Appeal Surat

(viii) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has notdefaulted in repayment of loans or borrowings to Banks and debenture holders. Further theCompany does not have any dues payable to financial institution or government.

(ix) The Company has neither raised money by way of public issue offer nor has obtainedany term loans during the year. Therefore paragraph 3(ix) of the Order is not applicableto the Company. accepted auditing practices in India and according to the information andexplanations given to us we have neither come across any instance of fraud by the Companyor any fraud on the Company by its officers or employees noticed or reported during theyear nor have we been informed of any such instance by the management.

(xi) According to the information and explanations given to us managerial remunerationhas been paid / provided in accordance with the requisite approvals mandated by theprovisions of Section 197 read with Schedule V to the Act.

(xii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany is not a Nidhi Company. Therefore paragraph 3(xii) of the Order is not applicableto the Company.

(xiii) According to the information and explanation given to us all transactionsentered into by the Company with the related parties are in compliance with Sections 177and 188 of Act where applicable and the details have been disclosed in the FinancialStatements etc. as required by the applicable accounting standards.

(xiv) The Company has not made any preferential allotment or private placement ofshares or fully or partly convertible debentures during the year under review. Thereforeparagraph 3(xiv) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.

(xv) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has notentered into any non-cash transactions with directors or persons connected with him duringthe year.

(xvi) According to the information and explanation given to us the Company is notrequired to be registered under Section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934.

ANNEXURE 2 TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S REPORT

[Referred to in paragraph 2 under ‘Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements' in the Independent Auditor's Report of even date to the members of ShreeRama Newsprint Limited on the financial statements for the year ended 31.03.2017]

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 Shree RamaNewsprint Limited ("the Company") as of March 31 2017 in conjunction with ouraudit of 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 Controls Over Financial Reportingissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ("ICAI"). Theseresponsibilities include the design implementation and maintenance of adequate internalfinancial controls that were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and effcientconduct of its business including adherence to company's policies the safeguarding ofits assets the prevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy andcompleteness of the accounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financialinformation as required under the 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 accordancewith the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting(the "Guidance Note") and the Standards on Auditing specified under section143(10) of the Act to the extent applicable to an audit of internal financial controlsboth issued by the ICAI. Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we comply withethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance aboutwhether adequate internal financial controls over financial reporting was established andmaintained and if such 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 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 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 ICAI.

For Haribhakti & Co. LLP
Chartered Accountants
ICAI Firm Registration No.103523W/W100048
Atul Gala
Date : 29.05.2017 Partner
Place : Ahmedabad Membership No. 048650