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Alacrity Securities Ltd.

BSE: 535916 Sector: Financials
NSE: N.A. ISIN Code: INE030P01017
BSE 00:00 | 31 Mar Alacrity Securities Ltd
NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan Alacrity Securities Ltd
OPEN 7.00
PREVIOUS CLOSE 7.75
VOLUME 944000
52-Week high 8.50
52-Week low 6.89
P/E
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 16
Buy Price 5.80
Buy Qty 8000.00
Sell Price 7.75
Sell Qty 8000.00
OPEN 7.00
CLOSE 7.75
VOLUME 944000
52-Week high 8.50
52-Week low 6.89
P/E
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 16
Buy Price 5.80
Buy Qty 8000.00
Sell Price 7.75
Sell Qty 8000.00

Alacrity Securities Ltd. (ALACRITYSEC) - Director Report

Company director report

To

The Members

Alacrity Securities Limited our Directors take pleasure in presenting the 25thReport on the business and operations of your Company together with the Audited FinancialStatements for the year ended 31st March 2019.

FINANCIAL RESULT

The financial performance of your Company for financial Year 2018-19 and 2017-18 issummarized as below:

Particular Year Ended On 31st March2018 Year Ended On 31st March2019
Total Revenue 763153570 644056200
Total Expenditure 757837663 684309286
Profit before Tax 5315908 -40253087
Current Tax 983183 -301229
Deffered Tax -1617153 -16806
MAT Credit (Entitlement)/ availed -983183 NIL
Profit/(Loss) After Tax 6933062 -39935052

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

Standalone Revenues: During the fiscal 2019 the gross operational loss of the Companystood at Rs. 40253087.

TRANSFER TO RESERVES

The Board of Directors of your Company has decided not to transfer any amount to theReserves for the year under review.

DIRECTORS AND KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONS

The Composition of the Board and Key Managerial Persons of the Company as on 31stMarch 2019 were as follows:

Sr No. Name of the Director Designation Date of Appointment Date of Cessation
1 Hiten Ramniklal Mehta Non-Executive - Non Independent Director 30/04/2012 NA
2 Kishore Vithaldas Shah Executive Director 06/07/2009 NA
3 Pooja Hemanshu Mehta Executive Director 16/08/2018 NA
4 Nipa Prashant Sheth Executive Director 15/02/2016 16/08/2018
4 Ankur Mahesh Mehta Non-Executive - Independent Director 12/03/2014 NA
5 Jaiprakash Jindal Non-Executive Independent Director 26/12/2011 23/05/2019
6 Deven Narendra Sanghvi Additional- Independent Director 23/05/2019 NA
7 Kishore Vithaldas Shah Chief Financial Officer (Key Managerial Person) 30/03/2015 NA
8 Aditi Agarwal Company Secretary (Key Managerial Person) 01/08/2017 NA

DISCLOSURES BY DIRECTORS

The Directors on the Board have submitted notice of interest under Section 184(1) i.e.in Form MBP 1 intimation under Section 164(2) i.e. in Form DIR 8 and declarationas to compliance with the Code of Conduct of the Company. All Independent Directors havealso given declarations that they meet the criteria of independence as laid down underSection 149(6) of the Act.

RETIRE BY ROTATION

Mr. Kishore Shah (DIN: 01975061) Executive Director of the Company is liable toretire by rotation at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and being eligible offershimself for re-appointment. Your Directors recommends him for reappointment.

Ms. Pooja Mehta (DIN: 03498526) Executive Director of the Company is liable toretire by rotation at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting and being eligible offershimself for re-appointment. Your Directors recommends him for reappointment.

BOARD EVALUATION

Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and SEBI (Listing Obligations AndDisclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 the Board has carried out an annualperformance evaluation of its own performance the Directors individually as well as theevaluation of the working of its Audit Nomination & Remuneration and otherCommittees. The manner in which the evaluation has been carried out has been covered inthe Corporate Governance Report.

MEETINGS

The details of the number of Board and Committee meetings of your Company held duringthe financial year indicating the number of meetings attended by each Director is set outin the Corporate Governance Report. The Composition of various committees of the Board ofDirectors is provided in the Corporate Governance Report.

INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND THEIR ADEQUACY

The Company has an Internal Control System including Internal Financial Controlscommensurate with the size scale and complexity of its operations as approved by theAudit Committee and the Board. The Internal Financial Controls are adequate and workingeffectively. The scope and authority of the Internal Audit is laid down by the AuditCommittee and accordingly the Internal Audit Plan is laid out to maintain its objectivityand independence the Internal Auditors reports to the Chairman of the Audit Committee ofthe Board.

The Internal Auditors monitors and evaluates the efficiency and adequacy of internalcontrol system in the Company. Based on the report of internal audit processowners/concerned departments undertake corrective action in their respective areas andthereby strengthen the controls. Significant audit observations and corrective actionsthereon are presented to the Audit Committee of the Board.

VIGIL MECHANISM / WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY

The Company has established/formed a vigil mechanism to deal with genuine concerns ofthe employees and Directors. All employees and Directors are made aware of the mechanism.The Company has established a system to ensure effective functioning of the mechanism.

COMMITTEE AND POLICY UNDER SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTIONPROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT 2013:

The Company has in place an Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy in line with the Requirementsof the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention Prohibition &Redressal) Act 2013 and an Internal Complaints Committee has been set up to redresscomplaints received regarding Sexual Harassment at workplace with a mechanism of lodging& redress the complaints. All employees (permanent contractual temporary traineesetc.) are covered under this policy.

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 22 of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace(Prevention Prohibition & Redressal) Act 2013 read with Rules thereunder theCompany has not received any complaint of sexual harassment during the year under review.

MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS REPORT

Management Discussion and Analysis Report as required under Regulation 34 of Securitiesand Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations2015 is disclosed separately as part of the annual report.

SECRETARIAL STANDARDS

The Company complies with all applicable secretarial standards.

EXTRACT OF ANNUAL REPORT

As required pursuant to section 92(3) of the Companies Act 2013 read with Rule 12(1)of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules 2014 (as amended) is furnished inthe Form MGT-9 as Annexure A to this report.

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

All related party transactions entered during the period under review were on arm'slength basis and in the ordinary course of business. In terms of Section 134(3)(h) of theCompanies Act 2013. There are no materially significant Related Party Transactionsentered into by the Company with Promoters Directors Key Managerial Personnel which mayhave a potential conflict with the interest of the Company at large.

As per applicable provisions of the Companies Act 2013 the details of contracts andarrangements with related parties in Form AOC 2 are annexed herewith as Annexure B.

The details of the transactions with Related Parties are provided in the accompanyingfinancial statements as required under Accounting Standard 18.

STATUTORY AUDITOR

Pursuant to the provisions of section 139 of the Companies Act 2013 and the Rules madethere under the current auditors of the Company M/s. ABN & Co. CharteredAccountants Mumbai who holds the office for a term of Five Years from the conclusion ofthe Annual General Meeting held on 28/09/2017 till the conclusion of Annual GeneralMeeting of the Company to be held in the year 2022. The Company has received a certificatefrom the said Statutory Auditors that they are eligible to hold office as the Auditors ofthe Company and are not disqualified for being so appointed.

SECRETARIAL AUDITOR

In terms of Section 204 of the Companies Act 2013 the Board of Directors of yourCompany has appointed M/s. Jaymin Modi & Co. Practicing Company Secretaries Mumbaias a Secretarial Auditors to conduct an Audit of secretarial records and compliances inaccordance with the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act 2013 for the financialyear ended on March 31 2019. The Secretarial Audit Report given by M/s. Jaymin Modi &Co. Company Secretaries Mumbai is enclosed as Annexure C to this report.

PUBLIC DEPOSITS

During the Financial Year 2018-19 under review the Company has neither invited noraccepted any public deposits within the meaning of Section 73 and 74 of the Companies Act2013 read with Companies (Acceptance of Deposit) Rules 2014. As such no specific detailsprescribed in Rule (8)(1) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 (as amended) areacquired to be given or provided.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The Company being listed on the Small and Medium Enterprise platform is exempted fromprovisions of corporate governance as per Regulation 15 of Securities and Exchange Boardof India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015. It ispertinent to mention that the Company follows majority of the provisions of the corporategovernance voluntarily and report on corporate governance is provided as Annexure Dto this report.

PARTICULARS OF LOANS GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS MADE UNDER SECTION 186 OF THE COMPANIESACT 2013

During the year the Company has not given any loan guarantee or provided security inconnection with the loan to any other body corporate or person or made any investmentshence no particulars of the loans guarantees or investments falling under the provisionsof Section 186 of the Companies Act 2013 are provided by the Board.

SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS OR COURTS

There are no significant & material orders passed by the Regulators/Courts whichwould impact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.

RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY

The Company has in place a mechanism to identify assess monitor and mitigate variousrisks to key business objectives. Major risks identified by the businesses and functionsare systematically addressed through mitigating actions on a continuing basis. These arediscussed at the meetings of the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors of theCompany.

DISCLOSURE OF VARIOUS COMMITTEES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AUDIT COMMITTEE:

The Audit Committee of Directors was constituted pursuant to the provisions of Section177 of the companies Act 2013. The composition of the Audit Committee is in conformitywith the provisions of the said section.

Composition:

NUMBER OF MEETINGS
NAME OF THE DIRECTORS CATEGORY OF DIRECTORSHIP REMARKS Held Attended
Mr. Ankur M Mehta Non-Executive Independent Director Chairman 4 4
Mr. Jai Prakash Jindal Non-Executive Independent Director Member 4 4
Mrs. Pooja H Mehta Executive Director Member 4 4

Terms of reference:

The broad terms of reference of the Audit Committee are as under:

i. Reviewing of the Company's financial reporting process and the disclosure of itsfinancial information

ii. To ensure that the financial statement is correct sufficient and credible.

iii. Recommending the appointment remuneration and terms of appointment of externalAuditor.

iv. Review and monitor the auditor's independence and performance and effectiveness ofaudit process.

v. Approval or any subsequent modification of transactions of the company with relatedparties

vi. Scrutiny of inter-corporate loans and investments

vii. Valuation of undertakings or assets of the Company wherever it is necessary.

viii. Monitoring the end use of funds raised through public offers and related matters.

ix. Reviewing with management the Annual financial statements and half yearly andQuarterly financial results before submission to the Board. x. Reviewing periodically theadequacy of the internal control system.

xi. Discussions with Internal Auditor on any significant findings and follow up thereon.

NOMINATION AND REMMUNERATION COMMITTEE:

The Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Directors was constituted pursuant to theprovisions of Section 178 of the Companies Act 2013. The Composition of the Committee isin conformity with the provisions of the said Section.

Composition:

NAME OF THE DIRECTORS CATEGORY OF DIRECTORSHIP REMARKS NUMBER MEETINGS OF
Held Attended
1 1
Mr. Ankur M Mehta Non-Executive Independent Director Chairman
Mr. Jai Prakash Jindal Non-Executive Independent Director Member 1 1
Mr. Hiten R Mehta Non-Executive & Non- Independent Director Member 1 1

Terms of reference:

The broad terms of reference of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee are as under:

i. Formulation of the criteria for determining the qualifications positive attributesand independence of Director;

ii. Devising a policy on Board diversity;

iii. Formulation of Remuneration policy;

iv. Review the structure size and composition of the Board;

v. Identifying and selection of candidates for appointment as Directors;

vi. Identifying potential individuals for appointment as Key Managerial Personnel andSenior Management;

vii. Formulation of criteria for evaluation of Independent Directors and the Board.

STAKEHOLDERS RELATIONSHIP COMMITTEE:

The Stakeholders Relationship Committee of Directors was constituted pursuant to theprovisions of Section 178(5) of the Companies Act 2013. The composition of the Committeeis in conformity with the provisions of the said section.

Composition:

NAME OF THE DIRECTORS CATEGORY OF DIRECTORSHIP REMARKS

NUMBER OF MEETINGS

Held Attended
Mr. Hiten R Mehta Non-Executive & Non- Independent Director Chairman 1 1
Mrs. Pooja H Mehta Executive Director Member 1 1
Mr. Ankur M Mehta Non-Executive - Independent Director Member 1 1

Details of Investor's grievances/ Complaints:

The Company has not received any complaints during the year. The pending complaints ofthe Shareholders/Investors registered with SEBI at the end of the current financial yearended on 31st March 2019 are NIL.

Compliance Officer:

Ms. Aditi Agarwal is the compliance Officer of the Company for the above purpose.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to Section 134 of the Act the Board of Directors to the best of theirknowledge and ability confirm that:

a. in the preparation of the annual accounts the applicable accounting standards hadbeen followed and there were no material departures;

b. they had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and madejudgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair viewof the state of affairs of the Company at the end of the financial year and of the profitof the Company for that period;

c. they had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accountingrecords in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of theCompany and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

d. they had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;

e. they had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company andsuch internal financial controls are adequate and operating effectively;

f. they had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of allapplicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

Based on the framework of internal financial controls and compliance systemsestablished and maintained by the Company work performed by the statutory and externalconsultants and the reviews of the management and the relevant Board committees includingthe audit committee the Board is of the opinion that the Company's internal financialcontrols were adequate and effective during the year under review.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The disclosures as per Rule 9 of Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy)Rules 2014 shall not be applicable to the Company.

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO

The particulars as required under the provisions of Section 134(m) of the CompaniesAct 2013 in respect of conservation of energy and technology absorption have not beenfurnished considering the nature of activities undertaken by the company during the yearunder review. Further during the year under review the Company has neither earned norused any foreign exchange.

MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF THE COMPANY WHICHHAVE OCCURRED BETWEEN THE END OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR OF THE COMPANY TO WHICH FINANCIALSTATEMENTS RELATE AND THE DATE OF THE REPORT

No material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Companyhave occurred between the end of the financial year to which this financial statementsrelate and the date of this report.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Your Directors would like to express their sincere appreciation of the co-operation andassistance received from Shareholders Bankers regulatory bodies and other businessconstituents during the year under review. Your Directors also wish to place on recordtheir deep sense of appreciation for the commitment displayed by all executives officersand staff resulting in successful performance of the Company during the year.

Registered Office: By order of the Board
101 B Wing -Haridarshan Building
Bhogilal Phadia Road Near S V P Primary School Sd/-
Kandivali (West) Mumbai 400067 KISHORE VITHALDAS SHAH
Executive Director & CFO
Place: Mumbai
Date: 05.09.2019