Alka Securities Ltd.
|BSE: 532166||Sector: Financials|
|NSE: N.A.||ISIN Code: INE921C01031|
|BSE 00:00 | 13 Jun||Alka Securities Ltd|
|NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan||Alka Securities Ltd|
|BSE: 532166||Sector: Financials|
|NSE: N.A.||ISIN Code: INE921C01031|
|BSE 00:00 | 13 Jun||Alka Securities Ltd|
|NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan||Alka Securities Ltd|
TO THE MEMBERS OF ALKA SECURITIES LIMITED
Report on the Financial Statements
We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of Alka SecuritiesLimited (the Company) that comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31 2021the Statement of Profit and Loss Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and asummary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.
Management's Responsibility for the Standalone 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 Standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financialposition financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India including the Accounting Standardsspecified under Section 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts)Rules 2014. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting recordsin accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Companyand for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection andapplication of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that arereasonable and prudent; and design implementation and maintenance of adequate internalfinancial controls that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy andcompleteness of the accounting records relevant to the preparation and presentation ofthe financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from materialmisstatement whether due to fraud or error.
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these Standalone financial statementsbased on our audit. We have taken into account the provisions of the Act the accountingand auditing standards and matters which are required to be included in the audit reportunder the provisions 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 performingprocedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and the disclosures in the financialstatements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor's judgment including theassessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial statements whether dueto fraud or error. In making those risk assessments the auditor considers internalfinancial control relevant to the Company's preparation of the financial statements thatgive a true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in thecircumstances but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on whether the Company hasin place an adequate internal financial controls system over financial reporting and theoperating effectiveness of such controls. An audit also includes evaluating theappropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accountingestimates made by the Company's Directors as well as evaluating the overall presentationof the financial statements. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained issufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion on the Standalonefinancial statements
In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid Standalone financial statements give the information requiredby the 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 of the Companyas at March 31 2021 and its Profit/Loss and its Cash Flow for the year ended on thatdate.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements
As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2016 (the Order) asamended issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section143 of the Act we give in the Annexure A a statement on the matters specifiedin paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order.
As required by section 143 (3) of the Act we report that:
We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations that to the best ofour knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit; In our opinionproper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as itappears from our examination of those books; The Balance Sheet the Statement of Profitand Loss and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with thebooks of account
In our opinion the aforesaid (Standalone) financial statements comply with theAccounting Standards specified under section 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of theCompanies (Accounts) Rules 2014. On the basis of written representations received fromthe directors as on March 31 2021 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of thedirectors is disqualified as on March 31 2021 from being appointed as a director in termsof Section 164 (2) of the Act. With respect to the adequacy of the internal financialcontrols over financial reporting of the Company and the operating effectiveness of suchcontrols refer to our separate Report in Annexure B. With respect to theother matters to be included in the Auditor's Report in accordance with Rule 11 of theCompanies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 in our opinion and to the best of ourinformation and according to the explanations given to us: The Company has no pendinglitigation but it has no impact on its financial position. The Company did not have anylong-term contracts including derivative contracts for which there were any materialforeseeable losses. There were no amounts that were required to be transferred to theInvestor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.
Annexure A to the Independent Auditors' Report
Referred to in paragraph 1 under the heading Report on Other Legal &Regulatory Requirement' of our report of even date to the financial statements of theCompany for the year ended March 31 2021
(a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of fixed assets; The Fixed Assets have been physicallyverified by the management in a phased manner designed to cover all the items over aperiod of three years which in our opinion is reasonable having regard to the size ofthe company and nature of its business. Pursuant to the program a portion of the fixedasset has been physically verified by the management during the year and no materialdiscrepancies between the books records and the physical fixed assets have been noticed.The title deeds of immovable properties are held in the name of the company.
(a) The management has conducted the physical verification of inventory at reasonableintervals.
b) The discrepancies noticed on physical verification of the inventory as compared tobooks records which has been properly dealt with in the books of account were notmaterial.
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.
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.
The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public and hence the directivesissued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of Sections 73 to 76 or any otherrelevant provisions of the Act and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposit) Rules 2015 withregard to the deposits accepted from the public are not applicable.
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.
(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 disputed duesof income tax amount to Rs. 55.03 Lakhs for various assessment years from 2005-2006 to2014-2015 provision for which has been fully made in the books of accounts. The are nosales tax service tax duty of customs duty of excise value added tax dues outstandingon account of any dispute.
In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has not defaulted in the repayment of dues to banks. The Company has not taken anyloan either from financial institutions or from the government and has not issued anydebentures.
Based upon the audit procedures performed and the information and explanations given bythe management the company has not raised moneys by way of initial public offer orfurther public offer including debt instruments and term Loans. Accordingly theprovisions of clause 3 (ix) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hence notcommented upon.
Based upon the audit procedures performed and the information and explanations given bythe management we report that no fraud by the Company or on the company by its officersor employees has been noticed or reported during the year.
Based upon the audit procedures performed and the information and explanations given bythe management the managerial remuneration has been paid or provided in accordance withthe requisite approvals mandated by the provisions of section 197 read with Schedule V tothe Companies Act;
In our opinion the Company is not a Nidhi Company. Therefore the provisions of clause4 (xii) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.
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.
Based upon the audit procedures performed and the information and explanations given bythe management the company has not made any preferential allotment or private placementof shares or fully or partly convertible debentures during the year under review.Accordingly the provisions of clause 3 (xiv) of the Order are not applicable to theCompany and hence not commented upon.
Based upon the audit procedures performed and the information and explanations given bythe management the company has not entered into any non-cash transactions with directorsor persons connected with him. Accordingly the provisions of clause 3 (xv) of the Orderare not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.
In our opinion the company is not required to be registered under section 45 IA of theReserve Bank of India Act 1934 and accordingly the provisions of clause 3 (xvi) of theOrder are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.
Annexure B to the Independent Auditor's Report of even date on theStandalone Financial Statements of Alka Securities Limited
Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section143 of the Companies Act 2013 (the Act)
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of AlkaSecurities Limited (the Company) as of March 312021 n conjunction with ouraudit of the standalone financial statements of the Company for the year ended on thatdate.
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. 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 company's policies the safeguarding of its assets the preventionand detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of the accountingrecords and the timely preparation of reliable financial information as required underthe 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 issued by ICAI and deemedto be prescribed under section 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013 to the extentapplicable to an audit of internal financial controls both applicable to an audit ofInternal Financial Controls and both issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia. Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we comply with ethicalrequirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whetheradequate 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 authorizations ofmanagement and directors of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regardingprevention or timely detection of unauthorized 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.
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 2021 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.
INDEPENDENT AUDITOR'S CERTIFICATE ON THE COMPLIANCE WITH CONDITIONS OF CORPORATEGOVERNANCE
TO THE MEMBERS OF ALKA SECURITIES LIMITED
1. We have examined the compliance of conditions of Corporate Governance by AlkaSecurities Limited (the Company) for the year ended on 31st March 2021 asstipulated in:
a. Regulation 23(4) of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements)Regulations 2015 (the Listing Regulations) for the period from 1st April2018 to 31st March 2021 and b. Regulations 17 to 27 (excluding regulation 23(4)) andclauses (b) to (i) of regulation 46(2) and para C D and E of Schedule V of the ListingRegulations for the period from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2021.
2. The compliance of conditions of Corporate Governance is the responsibility of theManagement. Our examination was limited to procedures and implementation thereof adoptedby the Company for ensuring compliance with the conditions of the Corporate Governance. Itis neither an audit nor an expression of opinion on the financial statements of theCompany.
3. We have examined the relevant records of the Company in accordance with theGenerally Accepted Auditing Standards in India to the extent relevant and as per theGuidance Note on Certification of Corporate Governance issued by the Institute of theChartered Accountants of India.
4. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to our examinationof the relevant records and the explanations given to us we certify that the Company hascomplied with the conditions of Corporate Governance as stipulated in Clause 49 of theListing Agreement and regulation 17 to 27 and clauses (b) to (i) of regulation 46(2) andpara C D and E of Schedule V of the Listing Regulations for the respective periods ofapplicability as specified under paragraph 1 above during the year ended 31st March2021.
5. We state that such compliance is neither an assurance as to the future viability ofthe Company nor the efficiency or effectiveness with which the Management has conductedthe affairs of the Company.