ASHOKA REFINERIES LIMITED RAIPUR (C.G.)
Report on the Audit of the Ind AS Financial Statements Opinion
We have audited the accompanying Ind AS financial statements of ASHOKA REFINERIESLIMITED("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 312022 and the Statement of Profit and Loss and Statement (including other comprehensiveincome) the Statement of Changes in Equity and the Statement of Cash Flows for the yearthen ended and a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatoryinformation (hereinafter referred to as "the Ind AS financial Statements) which wehave signed under reference to this report.
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 of the Companyas at 31 March 2022 and its Profit (including other Comprehensive income) its changes inequity and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.
Basis for opinion
We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing (SAs) specifiedunder section 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013. Our responsibilities under thoseStandards are further described in the Auditor's Responsibilities for the Audit of theFinancial Statements section of our report. We are independent of the Company inaccordance with the Code of Ethics issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia together with the ethical requirements that are relevant to our audit of the Ind ASfinancial statements under the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and the Rulesthereunder and we have fulfilled our other ethical responsibilities in accordance withthese requirements and the Code of Ethics. We believe that the audit evidence we haveobtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion.
Key Audit Matters
Key Audit Matters are those matters that in our professional judgment were of mostsignificance in our audit of the Ind AS financial statements of the current period. Thesematters were addressed in the context of our audit of the Ind AS financial statements as awhole and informing our opinion thereon and we do not provide a separate opinion onthese matters.
We have determined that there are no key audit matters to be communicated in ourreport.
Information Other than the Ind AS Financial Statements and Auditors' Report Thereon
The Companys management and Board of Directors are responsible for the otherinformation. The other information comprises the information included in theCompanys annual report but does not include the financial statements and ourauditors report thereon. Our opinion on the standalone financial statements does notcover the other information and we do not express any form of assurance conclusionthereon.
In connection with our audit of the standalone financial statements our responsibilityis to read the other information and in doing so consider whether the other informationis materially inconsistent with the standalone financial statements or our knowledgeobtained in the audit or otherwise appears to be materially misstated. If based on thework we have performed we conclude that there is a material misstatement of this otherinformation we are required to report that fact. We have nothing to report in thisregard.
Responsibilities of management and those charged with governance for the Ind asfinancial statements
The Companys Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparationand presentation of these Ind AS financial statements that give a true and fair view ofthe state of affairs profit/loss (including other comprehensive income) changes inequity and cash flows of the Company in accordance with accounting principles generallyaccepted in India including the
Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) prescribed under Section 133 of the Act read withthe companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules2015 as amended.
This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records inaccordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company andfor preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application ofappropriate implementation and maintenance of accounting policies; making judgments andestimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design implementation and maintenance ofadequate internal financial controls that were operating effectively for ensuring theaccuracy and completeness of the accounting records relevant to the preparation andpresentation of the Ind AS financial statements that gives true and fair view and are freefrom material misstatement whether due to fraud or error.
In preparing the Ind As financial statements management is responsible for assessingthe Companys ability to continue as a going concern disclosing as applicablematters related to going concern and using the going concern basis of accounting unlessmanagement either intends to liquidate the Company or to cease operations or has norealistic alternative but to do so.
The Board of Directors Are Also Responsible for Overseeing the Companys FinancialReporting Process.
Auditor's Responsibilities for the Audit of Ind as Financial Statement
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the Ind AS financialstatements as a whole are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or errorand to issue an auditors report that includes our opinion. Reasonable assurance is ahigh level of assurance but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted in accordance withSAs will always detect a material misstatement when it exists. Misstatements can arisefrom fraud or error and are considered material if individually or in the aggregate theycould reasonably be expected to influence the economic decisions of users taken on thebasis of these Ind AS financial statements.
A further description of the auditors responsibilities for the audit of the IndAS financial statements is included in Annexure A. This description forms part of ourauditors report.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements 1.
A. As required by Section 143 (3) of the Act based on our audit 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 purposes 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 the Statement of Changes inEquity and the Statement of Cash flows dealt with by this Report are in agreement with thebooks of account;
(d) In our opinion the aforesaid Ind AS statements comply with the AccountingStandards specified under Section 133 of the Act.
(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors of theCompany as on 31 March 2022 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of thedirectors is disqualified as on 31 March 2022 from being appointed as a director in termsof Section 164 (2) of the Act;
(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financialreporting of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controls refer to ourseparate report in "Annexure B" our report expresses an unmodified opinion onthe adequacy and operating effectiveness of the Companys Internal financial controlsover financial reporting and
(g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditors Report inaccordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 as amended inour opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given tous:
(i) The Company did not have any pending litigations which would impact its financialpositions.
(ii) The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contractsfor which there were any foreseeable losses.
(iii) There were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund by the Company.
(h) With respect to the matter to be included in the Auditors Report underSection 197(16) of the Act:
In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theremuneration paid by the Company to its directors during the current year is in accordancewith the provisions of Section 197 of the Act. The remuneration paid to any director isnot in excess of the limit laid down under Section 197 of the Act. The Ministry ofCorporate Affairs has not prescribed other details under Section 197(16) of the Act whichare required to be commented upon by us.
(i) With respect to reporting regarding advances loans & investments furtherlending or investing other than disclosed in the notes to financial statements: -
a) The management has represented that to the best of its knowledge and belief nofunds have been advanced or loaned or invested (either from borrowed funds or sharepremium or any other sources or kind of funds) by the Company to or in any other person(s)or entity(ies) including foreign entities ("Intermediaries") with theunderstanding whether recorded in writing or otherwise that the Intermediary shallwhether directly or indirectly lend or invest in other persons or entities identified inany manner whatsoever by or on behalf of the Company ("Ultimate Beneficiaries")or provide any guarantee security or the like on behalf of the Ultimate Beneficiaries;
b) The management has represented that to the best of its knowledge and belief nofunds have been received by the Company from any person(s) or entity(ies) includingforeign entities ("Funding Parties") with the understanding whether recordedin writing or otherwise that the Company shall whether directly or indirectly lend orinvest in other persons or entities identified in any manner whatsoever by or on behalf ofthe Funding Party ("Ultimate Beneficiaries") or provide any guarantee securityor the like on behalf of the Ultimate Beneficiaries; and
c) Based on such audit procedures that were considered reasonable and appropriate inthe circumstances nothing has come to our notice that has caused us to believe that therepresentations under sub-clause (a) and (b) contain any material misstatement.
(j) The Company has not declared any dividend during the year under audit.
2. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order 2016 ("theOrder") issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) ofsection 143 of the Act we give in the "Annexure C" a statement on the mattersspecified in the paragraph 3 and 4 of the Order to the extent applicable.
|For Agrawal Shukla & Co. |
|Chartered Accountants |
|Firm Reg. No. 326151E |
|(CA Pankaj Jain) |
|M. NO. 407917 |
|Place: Raipur |
ANNEXURE A TO THE AUDITORS REPORT
Auditor's Responsibilities for Audit of Ind AS Financial Statement
As part of an audit in accordance with SAs we exercise professional judgment andmaintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also:
i. Identify and assess the risks of material misstatement of the Ind AS financialstatements whether due to fraud or error design and perform audit procedures responsiveto those risks and obtain audit evidence that is sufficient and appropriate to provide abasis for our opinion. The risk of not detecting a material misstatement resulting fromfraud is higher than for one resulting from error as fraud may involve collusionforgery intentional omissions misrepresentations or the override of internal control.
ii. Obtain an understanding of internal control relevant to the audit in order todesign audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. Under section 143(3)(i)of the Companies Act 2013 we are also responsible for expressing our opinion on whetherthe company has internal financial controls with reference to Financial Statements inplace and the operating effectiveness of such controls.
iii. Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness ofaccounting estimates and related disclosures made by management.
iv. Conclude on the appropriateness of managements use of the going concern basisof accounting and based on the audit evidence obtained whether a material uncertaintyexists related to events or conditions that may cast significant doubt on theCompanys ability to continue as a going concern. If we conclude that a materialuncertainty exists we are required to draw attention in our auditors report to therelated disclosures in the Ind AS financial statements or if such disclosures areinadequate to modify our opinion. Our conclusions are based on the audit evidenceobtained up to the date of our auditors report. However future events or conditionsmay cause the Company to cease to continue as a going concern. Evaluate the overallpresentation structure and content of the Ind AS financial statements including thedisclosures and whether the Ind AS financial statements represent the underlyingtransactions and events in a manner that achieves fair presentation.
v. Materiality is the magnitude of misstatements in the financial statements thatindividually or in aggregate makes it probable that the economic decisions of areasonably knowledgeable user of the financial statements may be influenced. We considerquantitative materiality and qualitative factors in (i) planning the scope of our auditwork and in evaluating the results of our work; and (ii) to evaluate the effect of anyidentified misstatements in the financial statements.
vi. We communicate with those charged with governance regarding among other mattersthe planned scope and timing of the audit and significant audit findings including anysignificant deficiencies in internal control that we identify during our audit.
vii. We also provide those charged with governance with a statement that we havecomplied with relevant ethical requirements regarding independence and to communicatewith them all relationships and other matters that may reasonably be thought to bear onour independence and where applicable related safeguards.
viii. From the matters communicated with those charged with governance we determinethose matters that were of most significance in the audit of the Ind AS financialstatements of the current period and are therefore the key audit matters. We describethese matters in our auditors report unless law or regulation precludes publicdisclosure about the matter or when in extremely rare circumstances we determine that amatter should not be communicated in our report because the adverse consequences of doingso would reasonably be expected to outweigh the public interest benefits of suchcommunication.
ANNEXURE B TO THE AUDITORS REPORT
Independent Auditor's Report on Internal Financial Controls over Financial Reporting[Referred to in paragraph 1(f) under "Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements" of our Report of even date to the members of ASHOKA REFINERIESLIMITED
On the accounts of the company for the year ended 31st March 2022]
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of AshokaRefineries Ltd ("the Company") as of March 31 2022 in conjunction with ouraudit of the Ind AS financial statements of the Company for the year ended on that date.
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 2022 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"].
Management's Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls
The Companys 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 responsibilitiesinclude the design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controlsthat were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of itsbusiness including adherence to companys policies the safeguarding of its assetsthe prevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of theaccounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financial information asrequired under the 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 auditors 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 Companys internal financial controlssystem over 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 regarding prevention or timely detection ofunauthorized acquisition use or disposition of the company's assets that could have amaterial 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 may occur and not be detected. Also projections of anyevaluation of the internal financial controls over financial possibility of collusion orimproper management override of controls material misstatements due to error or fraudreporting 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.
ANNEXURE C TO THE AUDITORS REPORT
With reference to the Annexure C referred to in the Independent Auditor's Report to themembers of the Company on the Ind AS financial statements for the year ended March 312022 we report the following: i) a & b) Based on our scrutiny of the CompanysBooks of Accounts and other records and according to the information and explanationreceived by us from the management we are of the opinion that the question of commentingon maintenance of proper records of fixed assets and physical verification of fixed assetsdoes not arise since the Company had no fixed assets as on 31st March2022 nor at any timeduring the Financial year ended 31st March2022.
(c) According to the information and explanation received by us as the Company owns noimmovable properties the requirement on reporting whether title deeds of immovableproperties held in the name of the Company is not applicable.
(d) According to the information and explanation received by us as the Company owns noimmovable properties the requirement on reporting whether lease agreements are held inthe name of the Company is not applicable.
(e) There are no proceedings initiated or are pending against the Company for holdingany benami property under the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act 1988 andrules made thereunder.
(ii) As informed to us the Company did not hold inventory at any time during the year.Hence the requirement of
clause (ii) of paragraph 3 of the said Order is not applicable to the Company.
(iii) The Company has not granted any loans or advances in the nature of Loans toparties covered in the register maintained under section 189 of the Companies Act 2013.Hence the question of reporting whether the terms and conditions of such loans areprejudicial to the interest of the Company whether reasonable steps for recovery ofoverdue of such loans are taken does not arise.
(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has complied with the provisions of Section 185 and 186 of the Act with respectto the loans and advances made.
(v) The Company has not accepted any deposits from public. Accordingly paragraph 3 (v)of the order is not applicable to the company.
(vi) According to the information and explanations provided by the management theCompany is not engaged in production of any such goods or provision of any such servicesfor which Central Govt. has prescribed particulars relating to utilization of materiallabour or other items of cost. Hence the provisions of section 148(1) of the Act do notapply to the Company. Hence in our opinion no comment on maintenance of cost recordsunder section 148(1) of the Act is required.
(vii) a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis ofour examination of the records of the Company amounts deducted/accrued in the books ofaccounts in respect of undisputed statutory dues including income tax sales tax wealthtax service tax custom duty excise duty cess Provident Fund and other materialstatutory dues applicable to it have been regularly deposited during the year by theCompany with the appropriate authorities. As informed to us the Employees State InsuranceAct Investor Education & Protection Fund Act are not applicable to the Company andhence they do not have any dues on these accounts.
According to the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amountspayable in respect of provident fund income tax sales tax value added tax duty ofcustoms duty of excise service tax cess wealth tax and other material statutory duesapplicable to it were in arrears as at 31st March 2022 for a period of morethan six months from the date they became payable.
b) According to the information and explanations given to us there are no dues ofamounts payable in respect of provident fund income tax GST sales tax value added taxduty of customs duty of excise service tax cess wealth tax and other materialstatutory dues applicable to it which have not been deposited with appropriateauthorities on account of any dispute.
(viii) The Company has not surrendered or disclosed any transaction previouslyunrecorded in the books of accounts in the tax assessments under the Income Tax Act 1961as income during the year. Accordingly the requirement to report on clause 3(viii) of theOrder is not applicable to the Company.
(xi) According to the records of the Company the Company has not borrowed fromfinancial institutions or banks or government issued debentures till 31stMarch 2022. Hence in our opinion the question of reporting on defaults in repayment ofloans or borrowing to a financial institutions bank government or dues to debentureholders does not arise.
(x) The Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer of furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments) during the year. Accordingly paragraph 3 (x) ofthe order is not applicable.
(xi) In respect of frauds done on or by the company:
a) No fraud by the Company or no material fraud on the Company has been noticed orreported during the year.
b) During the year no report under sub-section (12) of section 143 of the CompaniesAct 2013 has been filed by cost auditor/secretarial auditor or by using Form ADT - 4 asprescribed under Rule 13 of Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 with the CentralGovernment.
c) As represented to us by the management there are no whistle blower complaintsreceived by the Company during the year.
(xii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany is not a Nidhi company. Accordingly paragraph 3(xii) of the Order is notapplicable.
(xiii) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on outexamination of the records of the Company transactions with the related party are incompliance with Sections 177 and 188 of the Act where applicable and details of suchtransactions have been disclosed in the financial statements as required by the applicableaccounting standards.
(xiv) In respect of Internal Audit System:
a) The company does not have an internal audit system commensurate with the size andnature of its business.
b) The Company has not obtained any internal audit report for the period under auditand since we did not receive any such report we did not consider the same during ouraudit.
(xv) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the
Company the Company has not entered into non-cash transactions with directors orpersons connected to him. Accordingly paragraph 3(xv) of the Order is not applicable.
(xvi) In respect of applicability of provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934:-
a) The provisions of section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934 (2 of 1934)are not applicable to the Company. Accordingly the requirement to report on clause(xvi)(a) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.
b) The Company has not conducted any Non-Banking Financial or Housing Financeactivities without obtaining a valid Certificate of Registration (CoR) from the ReserveBank of India as per the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934.
c) There is no Core Investment Company as a part of the Group hence the requirementto report on clause 3(xvi)(d) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.
(xvii) The Company has not incurred cash losses in the current year and in theimmediately preceding financial year.
(xviii) There has not been resignation of the statutory auditors during the year andaccordingly requirement to report on Clause 3(xviii) of the Order is not applicable to theCompany.
(xix) On the basis of the financial ratios disclosed in note to the financialstatements ageing and expected dates of realization of financial assets and payment offinancial liabilities other information accompanying the financial statements ourknowledge of the Board of Directors and management plans and based on our examination ofthe evidence supporting the assumptions nothing has come to our attention which causesus to believe that any material uncertainty exists as on the date of the audit report thatCompany is not capable of meeting its liabilities existing at the date of balance sheet asand when they fall due within a period of one year from the balance sheet date. Wehowever state that this is not an assurance as to the future viability of the Company. Wefurther state that our reporting is based on the facts up to the date of the audit reportand we neither give any guarantee nor any assurance that all liabilities falling duewithin a period of one year from the balance sheet date will get discharged by theCompany as and when they fall due.
(xx) The provisions of section 135 of the act are not applicable on the company for theF.Y. 2021-22 and accordingly requirement to report on Clause 3(xx) of the Order is notapplicable to the Company.
(xxi) The Company is not required to prepare consolidated financial statements inaccordance with section 129 of
the act and accordingly requirement to report on Clause 3(xxi) of the Order is notapplicable to the Company.
|For Agrawal Shukla & Co. |
|Chartered Accountants |
|Firm Reg. No. 326151E |
|(CA Pankaj Jain) |
|M. NO. 407917 |
|Place: Raipur |
|Date: 28/05/2022 |