Your Directors have pleasure in presenting the Twenty Fifth Annual Report of yourCompany together with Audited Accounts for the Financial Year ended 31stMarch2020.
The summarized Audited Financial Results for the year ended 31st March 2020along with comparative figures for the previous year is as under:
|Particular ||Standalone ||Consolidated |
| ||31st March 2020 ||31st March 2019 ||31st March 2020 ||31st March 2019 |
|Total Income ||4272.78 ||4401.25 ||4272.78 ||4401.25 |
|Total Expenditure ||4460.58 ||6224.22 ||4461.11 ||6230.53 |
|Profit /(loss) before exceptional items and tax ||(187.80) ||(1822.97) ||(188.34) ||(1829.28) |
|Tax expenses (Deferred Tax) ||- ||150.07 ||- ||106.74 |
|Profit/ (Loss) for the period ||(187.80) ||(1973.04) ||(188.34) ||(1936.02) |
|Profit of Non controlling Interest/ Minority interest || ||- ||(28.69) ||(52.01) |
|Exceptional items ||(2332.56) ||- ||(2255.91) ||100.99 |
|Total Comprehensive Income for the year ||(2520.36) ||(1973.04) ||(2472.93) ||(1887.05) |
Standalone Operating Results
The sales and operating income was Rs.4272.78 Lakhs in comparison to Rs.4401.25 Lakhsin the previous year. The Loss for the year under review is 2520.36 Lakhs as againstRs.1973.04 Lakhs for the previous year.
Consolidated Operating Results
The consolidated revenue from operation was Rs. 4272.78 Lakhs in comparison toRs.4401.25 Lakhs of the previous year. The consolidated net loss for the year 2020 wasRs.2472.93 Lakhs as against FY 2019 of Rs.1887.05 Lakhs.
Subsidiary Company & Consolidated Financial Results
The consolidated financial results comprise of M/s. Bafna Pharmaceuticals Limited andits subsidiary M/s. Bafna Lifestyles Remedies Limited. Consolidated Financial Statementsfor the year ended 31st March 2020 forms part of the Annual Report. Asrequired under the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulation2015the consolidated financial statements of the Company and its subsidiary are attached. Theconsolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the relevantaccounting standards as prescribed under Section 133 of the Companies Act 2013. Theconsolidated financial statements disclose the assets liabilities income expenses andother details of the Company and its subsidiaries.
Material/Signifi cant changes in subsidiary:
The Comapany's subsidiary Company M/s.Bafna Lifestyles Remedies Limited (BLRL) wasmanufacturing Raricap tablets for Strides Shasun Pharma Ltd. During one of the AuditsStrides Shasun disqualified the facility and hence there are no operation since September2016 in the subsidiary company.
Since there is a diminution in the value of investment made in the subsidiary thevalue is considered as NIL and hence the same has been written off in the books of theparent Company i.e Bafna Pharmaceuticals Limited at the Board meeting held on 13thFebruary 2020. As per Indian Accounting Standard IND AS-110 the financial result ofSubsidiary Company has to be consolidated with parent company as long as it controls/ holdthe shares in the subsidiary Company. The consol-
Company is in the process of striking of name of subsidiary I dated financial Company.
A statement pursuant to Section 129 of the Companies Act 2013 relating to subsidiarycompanies is attached and forms part of the report.
Change in Capital Structure
(Rs. In Lakhs)
|Particulars ||31st March2020 ||31st March2019 |
|Authorized Capital ||4000.00 ||4000.00 |
|Issued Subscribed & Paid up Capital ||236.56* ||2365.63 |
*Pursuant to the Resolution Plan approved by the Hon'ble National Company Law TribunalChennai Bench vide its Order dated 01st February 2019 the fully paid up EquityShares is reduced to 10% in the following manner:-
Paid-up Equity Share Capital Structure Pre and Post reduction
|Pre-Reduction ||Post Reduction |
|23656335 equity shares of Rs.10/- each aggregating to Rs.236563350/- ||2365634 equity shares of Rs. 10/- each aggregating to Rs.23656340/- |
*Post reduction of Capital the Company had applied for listing permission with NSE andBSE. The Company has received listing approval 2365634 equity shares of Rs.10/- each fromNSE and BSE.
The Board at its meeting held on 13.02.2020 wherein Mr. Bafna Mahaveer Chand hadexplained in detail that the Investors mentioned in the Resolution Plan had backed out dueto personal reasons and Mr. Bafna had to identify another new
Investor. To Implement the Approved Resolution plan the Resolution applicantidentified M/s.CVR ENTERPRISES LLP as New Investor invested Rs. 48.33 Crs tosuccessfully M/s. SRJR Lifesciences LLP an affiliate of CVR Enterprises LLP as Cheque on30.03.2020 and the same could be deposited on 30.05.2020 owing to lock down due to COVID19.
The Implementation and Monitoring Committee appointed by Committee of Creditors comprising of the Supervisor earlier who was Resolution Professional Two Representativesof Financial Creditors and two from the Corporate Debtor had made payments to theOperational creditors Financial Creditors CIRP Cost Employee dues and other legal andprofessional fees as part of the Resolution plan approved by the Hon'ble NCLT ChennaiBench. The Implementation and Monitoring Committee after settling the claims ofOperational Creditors Financial Creditors CIRP Cost Employee dues and other legal andprofessional fees as per NCLT Chennai order. As per resolution Plan approved by NCLTChennai order which was also upheld by NCLAT Delhi and Supreme Court
`The Resolution Applicant shall be liable to make the payment towards only theliabilities assumed in the Resolution Plan and only for the specifically accepted amountas per the Proposed Resolution Plan. No crytalised or Contingent Liabilities as on theResolution Plan approval date shall be payable which has not been specifically acceptedand provided for in the proposed resolution Plan . All payment proposed against deemedassumed Liabilities Contigent Liablibieties disputed Liabilities and Such liabilitiesshall be considered as full and Final amount payable towards such liabilities . No furtherclaims or litigation shall be admissible against the Corporate debtor or ResolutionApplicant for any such Liabilities stated herein . No liabilities shall be admissiblewhich has not specifically been assumed under the resultion plan .
Further any liability crystallizing out of the contingent liabilities or disputed legalcases of the Company or any other unknown or unclaimed liability pertaining to atransaction or incident dating to a period prior to the Insolvency
Commencement date or during the corporate insolvency resolution process which does notfind a place in the Resolution Plan shall be deemed to have lapsed on the approval of theplan; and the Company shall be deemed to have been duly discharged from all legalliability arising from such antecedent claims Hence no fresh claims shall be entertainedby the company in future and all outstanding liabilities shall deemed to be extinguished .The same was notified on the Company's website by The Implementation and MonitoringCommittee.
Implementation of Resolution Plan
Please refer to the Order dated 01st February 2019 passed by the Hon'ble NationalCompany Law Tribunal ("NCLT") Chennai Bench ("NCLT Order") underSection 31(1) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 ("Code") approving theResolution Plan ( the "Approved Resolution Plan").
Please also refer to the subsequent order(s) passed by National Company Law AppellateTribunal ("NCLAT") New Delhi vide its Order dated 04th July 2019and later by the Supreme Court of India vide its Order dated 15th July 2019(Civil Appeal No.: 5344/ 2019).
As per the Code the Approved Resolution Plan is binding on the Company its employeesMembers Creditors Guarantors and other stake holders involved in the Resolution Planincluding the Resolution Applicant.
In this regard the claims filed by the financial creditor/operational creditor andother creditors under the Code was verified and accepted by the Interim ResolutionProfessional ("IRP") and Resolution Professional("RP")("Claim").Pursuant to the Approved Resolution Plan the sums sopaid are towards the full and final settlement of the dues/ claims as aforesaid. NoFurther claims under the code shall be entertained if no claims had been filed either withIRP/RP. Refer Newspaper publication dated19/07/2018 requesting creditors for filling theClaim .
Further as per IBC Code and NCLT Chennai order and subsequent order(s) passed byNational Company Law Appellate Tribunal ("NCLAT") New Delhi vide its Orderdated 04th July 2019 and later by the Supreme Court of India vide its Orderdated
15th July 2019 (Civil Appeal No.: 5344/ 2019) there are no debt or paymentis due or outstanding as of date hereof from the Company to any Vendors / Financialinstitutions /Persons and that no other contingent liability or guarantee or letter ofsupport or other security interest exist as of day to anybody`s favor (or for anybody`sbenefit) from the Company and all obligations there under shall be deemed to have beenextinguished as per the approved Resolution Plan.
Further any liability crystallizing out of the contingent liabilities or disputed legalcases of the Company or any other unknown or unclaimed liability pertaining to atransaction or incident dating to a period prior to the Insolvency
Commencement date or during the corporate insolvency resolution process which does notfind a place in Resolution Plan shall be deemed to have lapsed on the approval of theplan; and the Company shall be deemed to have been duly discharged from all legalliability arising from such antecedent claims
The Total amount Rs. 55.35 Crs as per resolution Plan was fully received and thereforethe shares shall be allotted to M/S. SRJR Life sciences LLP. The Company is takingnecessary steps to allot the shares as soon as possible and list the same in StockExchanges but the delay is due to the present Covid 19 situation in the Country . Hencethe Board at their meeting held on 25.06.2020 decided to disclose the amount under thehead Share application money pending allotment.
The company has not accepted / invited any deposits from the public in terms of Section73 of the Companies Act2013
The Board has not declared any dividend for the Financial Year.
The Company has not transferred any amount to the general reserves during the year.
Material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Company:
There have been no material changes and commitments affecting the financial position ofthe Company which have occurred between the end of the financial year of the Company towhich the financial Statements relate and the date of the report. and material orderspassed by the Regulators or Courts or Tribunals impacting the going Detailsofsignificantconcern status and company's operations in future; Impact of CoVID 19
The outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic across the globe and India has contributed to asignificant decline and volatility in the global and Indian financial markets and slowdownin the economic activities. On March 11 2020 the World Health Organization declared theNovel Corona Virus (COVID-19) as a pandemic. Besides the toll that this outbreak had onhuman life it has also disrupted the social economic and finance structure of the entireworld. In India from March 25 2020 to May 31 2020 the central government declared anational lockdown restricting the movement of the entire population of the country as apreventive measure against the spread of COVID-19. The Tamil Nadu Government has furtherdeclared lockdown upto July 31st 2020.
The extent to which the COVID 19 pandemic will impact the Company's future results willdepend on developments which are highly uncertain including among other thing any newinformation concerning the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and any action to contain itsspread or mitigate its impact whether government mandated or elected by the Company. Thecompany will continue to closely monitor any material changes to future economicconditions.
Although there are uncertainties due to the pandemic and reversal of the positivemomentum gained in the last quarter of FY2020 the inherent resilience of the businessmodel position the Company well to navigate the challenges ahead and gain market share.
Change in the nature of business
Your Company is engaged in manufacture of pharmaceutical products. There is no changein the nature of business during the year compared to previous year.
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.
Adequacy of Internal Financial Controls with reference to the Financial Statements:
The company has adequate internal financial controls such as defining authority toauthorize financial transactions Internal Audit and review of financial statementmechanism in vogue.
The Composition of Board and number of meetings attended by them are given in thecorporate governance report.
Mrs. Sabitha K (DIN: 02643259) was appointed as Whole-Time Women Director w.e.f27.03.2015 for a period of five years which was confirmed by shareholders at the 21stAnnual General Meeting held on 28 th September 2016. Considering her vast andrich experience the Board of Directors at its meeting held on 13.02.2020 based on therecommendation of Nomination & Remuneration committee and subject to approval ofMembers re-appointed Sabitha K (DIN: 02643259) as Whole TimeDirectorofthecompanyforaperiodofthreeyearswitheffectfrom 27.03.2020 and ratifyremuneration with effect from 01.04.2019. The Board recommends her re-appointment of Mrs.Sabitha K as a Whole-Time Director of the Company.
Mr. Palamadai Krishnan Sundaresan (DIN:06954189) was appointed as AdditionalNon-executive Independent Director with effect from 25.06.2020. The Board recommends hisappointment as an Independent Director of the Company period of 5 years with effect fromthe date of appointment.
Further Mr. Babulal Kamlesh Kumar was re-appointed as an Non-Executive IndependentDirector of the Company with effect from February 08 2019 pursuant to the provisions ofsection 161(1) of the Companies Act 2013 and Articles of Association of the company bythe Board of Directors and confirmed by the Members of the Company by way of OrdinaryResolution instead of Special Resolution at the 24th Annual General Meetingheld on 27th June 2019. Therefore the Board of Directors recommend the SpecialResolution for confirmation / approval / ratification of the appointment of Mr. BabulalKamesh Kumar at this annual general meeting
Mr. V. Rajamani (DIN: 00052868) Non-executive Independent Director resigned from theBoard with effect from 25.06.2020. The Board wishes to place on record the valuableservices rendered by Mr. V. Rajamani during his tenure as Director.
The Independent Directors have furnished necessary declarations as required underCompanies Act 2013.
Directors Liable to Retire by Rotation
Mr. Mahaveer Chand Bafna being non independent director is liable to retire byrotation in terms of Section 152 of the Companies Act 2013 and being eligible offeredhimself for appointment.
The brief resume of the Directors seeking appointment/ reappointment and otherinformation have been detailed in the Notice. Your Board recommends the aboveappointments/reappointment of Directors in the best interest of the Company.
Details of KMP:
According to section 203 of the Companies Act 2013 the following are the KeyManagerial Personnel of the Company
Mr. Mahaveer ChandBafna-Managing Director Mr.M. Sridhar-Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Jitendra Kumar Pal- Company Secretary
As per the provisions of the Companies Act 2013M/s. R. Sathyanarayanan & CoChartered Accountants Chennai (FRN003656S)were appointed as Statutory Auditors of theCompany for a period of five years at the annual general meeting held on 2017 till theconclusion of 27th annual general meeting. The requirement for the annualratification of auditor's appointment at the AGM has been omitted pursuant to Companies(Amendment) Act 2017 notified on May 07 2018.
The Notes on financial statement referred to in the Auditors' Report areself-explanatory and do not call for any further comments. The Auditors' Report doescontain some qualification reservation adverse remark or disclaimer for which reply hasbeen given in Directors Report.
The Report of Auditors and Notes forming part of the Accounts are attached along withthe Annual Report.
Comments on Auditors' Report:
Reply tothequalifications report: madein Auditor's
|Qualification ||Reply |
|a. Quantification and valuation of Work in progress (WIP) is computed on estimated basis by the Management and not on as per methodologies prescribed as per IND AS 2. Inventory costing system in the production units have to be streamlined. ||Due to migration from normal accounting package to SAP system the Company has not valued inventories WIP on the basis of IND AS2 principle. However since SAP is fully functional for and from the financial year 2020-21 the inventory valuation would be streamlined to comply with the standard and the impact would be quantified appropriately. |
|b. The Company has not followed or complied with the Impairment principles prescribed as per IND AS 109 in respect of write off and write back of financial assets ||Pursuant to the approval of the Resolution Plan by the NCLTChennai Wherein the Resolution Applicant Mr. Bafna Mahaveer Chand had Appealed for Certain Write offs and Write backs of assets and Liabilities (based on business prudence and Judgement). In accordance with the same the Company has written off and written back certain assets and Liabilities and net effect of the same is shown under the Head Exceptional Items". |
Cost Audit specified under Section 148 of the Companies Act 2013 does not apply to theCompany since the turnover of the Company is less than the limit prescribed.
The Company's shares are listed at (i) BSE Limited (BSE) with Scrip Code No.532989 andat(ii) National Stock Exchange of India Limited with Scrip symbol BAFNAPH.
Particulars of Employees
a) Details of employees employed throughout the financial year was in receipt ofremuneration for that financial year in the aggregate was not less than Rs.1.02 Crores.-Nil
b) Details of employees employed for a part of the financial year was in receipt ofremuneration for any part of that year at a rate which in the aggregate was not lessthan Rs. Eight Lakhs and Fifty Thousand per month-Nil
c) Details of employees if employed through out the financial year or part there ofwas in receipt of remuneration in that year which in the aggregate or as the case maybe at a rate which in the aggregate is in excess of that drawn by the managing directoror whole-time director or manager and holds by himself or along with his spouse anddependent children not less than two percent of the equity shares of the company. - Nil -
The information required pursuant to Section 197 read with rule 5 of the Companies(Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 in respect of employeesof the Company and Rules 5(2) of The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of ManagerialPersonnel) Rules2014 with respect to the statement showing the names of the top tenemployees in terms of remuneration drawn will be provided upon request. In terms ofSection 136 of the Act the reports and accounts are being sent to the members and othersentitled there to excluding the information on employees' particulars which is availablefor inspection by the members at the Registered office of the company during businesshours on working days of the company upto the date of ensuing Annual General Meeting. Ifany member is interested in inspecting the same such member may write to the CompanySecretary in advance.
Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo
The particulars in respect of Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo as required underSection 134) of the Companies Act 2013 and Rule 8(3) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules2014 are given as in Annexure to this report.
Human Resource Industrial Relations Environment Occupational Health and Safety
The Company is continuously focusing on managing talent and increasingly systematizingthe HR processes. We have excellent industrial relations across all facilities includingcorporate office and strongly believe that the workers will continue to work towardsprofitable and productive company.
The number of employees as on 31st March 2020 was 264 as against 258 duringFY2018-19.
Conservation of Energy Technology Absorption & Research and Development (R &D)
The company is conscious of its responsibility to conserve the energy and has takenmeasures in relation to conservation of energy and technology absorption. The particularsin respect to conservation of energy Technology Absorption&
Research and Development were given in the annexure to the Board's Report.
Insider Trading Regulations
Based on the requirements under SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations2005 as amended from time to time the code of conduct for prevention of insider tradingand the code for corporate disclosures are in force. The Company has adopted a Code ofConduct for Prevention of Insider Trading with a view to regulate trading in securities bythe Directors and designated persons of the Company as per SEBI (Prohibition of InsiderTrading) Regulations2015.
Report on Corporate Governance and Certificate of the Auditors of your Companyregarding compliance of the conditions of Corporate Governance as stipulated in Regulation15 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 with theStock Exchanges are enclosed elsewhere in the Annual Report and forms part of thisreport.
Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention Prohibition and Redressal)Act2013
The Board of Directors has approved policy as per the said Act and an InternalComplaints Committee was constituted with following members
|(i) Smt. Hemalatha S - ||Chairman |
|(ii) Smt. Geetha S - ||Member |
|(iii) Smt. .Ashitha K - ||Member |
The committee placed certificate before the Board of Directors on the status ofcompliance of the Act. As per the certificate provided by the said committee no complaintswere received during the year & that there are no complaints pending as on 31stMarch2020.
Particulars of Loans Guarantee and Investment under Section 186 of Companies Act2013:
During the year under review no Loans advanced or investments were made during theyear. Particulars of contracts or arrangements with Related parties referred to inSub-Section (1) of Section 188:
The transactions entered into by the Company with the related parties are in theordinary course of business and at arm's length basis. The particulars of transactions arementioned in Form AOC 2 and are annexed to this report.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibility as prescribed under the provisions of Sec 135 of theCompanies Act 2013 is not applicable to the Company But however Company is committed toimprove the quality of life of the work force and their families and also the communityand society at large. The Company believes in undertaking business in such a way that itleads to overall development of all stake holders and society.
Secretarial Audit for the FY 2019-20
In terms of Section 204 of the Companies Act 2013 the Rules made there under &other applicable provisions if any the company is required to appoint SecretarialAuditor to carry out secretarial Audit of the Company. Your Board of Directors hasappointed M/s. A.K. Jain & Associates Practicing Company Secretaries Chennai forpurpose of Secretarial Audit for the FY 2019-20 at the Board Meeting held on 13.02.2020.
As required under section 204(1) of the Companies Act 2013 the Company has obtained assecretarial audit report. The copy of the Secretarial Audit report in MR-3 is attached asan annexure to the Director's Report.
The qualifications made by the Secretarial Auditor and the explanation to theobservations are as follows:
|S.No QUALIFICATION ||MANAGEMENT'S EXPLANATION |
|1 The Company has re-appointed Mr. Babulal Kamlesh Kumar as an Independent Non- Executive Director for a second term with effect from 08.02.2019 by way passing of Ordinary Resolution at its 24th Annual General Meeting held on 27th June 2019 instead of passing Special Resolution as prescribed under Section 149 (10) of the Companies Act 2013 and Regulation 25 of the Securities Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015; ||By inadvertence Ordinary Resolution passed instead of Special Resolution at the 24th Annual General Meeting held on 27th June 2019. The ordinary resolution was approved by 99% of the members who voted in favor of the resolution. As per Section 114 of Companies Act 2013 a resolution will be called as Special Resolution if the votes cast in favour of the resolution whether on a show of hands or electronically or on a poll as the case may be by members who being entitled so to do vote in person or by proxy or by postal ballot are required to be not less than three times the number of the votes if any cast against the resolution by members so entitled and voting. The Company has taken adequate steps to ensure due compliance. |
|2 The Company has belatedly filed the issued under Regulation 40(9) Certificate of the Securities Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 for the Half year ended 31st March 2019 with the BSE Limited. ||The delay caused in filing the Certificate under Regulation 40(9) of the Securities Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 with the BSE Limited was due to inadvertence. The Company has taken adequate steps to ensure the timely compliance of the filings with the Stock Exchange and other Statutory Auhtorities. |
Appointment of M/s. Soleti Associates. Chartered Accountant Chennai as InternalAuditors & approved their Scope Functions Periodicity &Methodology
In terms of Section 138 of the Companies Act 2013 & other applicable provisionsif any Board of Directors at the
Board Meeting held on 28.05.2018 has appointed Mr.CA Renga subramaniam Partner ofM/s.Soleti Associates Chartered
Accountants Chennai as Internal Auditors and further approved their Scope Functionsand Periodicity &Methodology.
In terms of Section 177 of the Companies Act 2013 and other applicable provisions ifany and as per the Regulation 18 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements)Regulations 2015 as on 31st March 2020 the Audit committee comprises of 4Directors out of which 3 are Non-Executive Independent Directors. The terms of referenceof Audit Committee includes matters specified in section 177 of the Companies Act 2013 andRegulation 18 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure requirements) Regulations2015.
The Audit Committee consists of the following :-
Mr. V Rajamani- Chairman
Mr. Sunil Bafna- Member (Till 10.08.2019)
Mr. Babulal Kamlesh Kumar Member
Mr. Paras Bafna- Member
Nomination & Remuneration Committee
In terms of Section 178 of the Companies Act 2013 & other applicable provisionsif any Board of Directors at the Board Meeting held on 30.05.2014 has renamed theexisting "Remuneration Committee" of the Board of Directors as "Nomination& Remuneration Committee". The Policy of Nomination & Remuneration Committeewas detailed in the corporate governance report. The constitution terms and referencesand other details are elaborated in the Corporate Governance report annexed with thisreport.
The Nomination and Remuneration Committee was re-constituted with effectfrom 08thFebruary 2019 and its composition is as follows:-
Mr. Sunil Bafna- Chairman
Mr. V Rajamani- Member
Mr. Babulal Kamlesh Kumar Member
Stakeholders Relationship Committee
In terms of Section 178 of the Companies Act 2013 & other applicable provisionsifany Board of Directors at their meeting held on 30.05.2014 renamed the existing"Investor Grievance & Share Transfer Committee" as "StakeholdersRelationship Committee". The constitution terms and references and other details areelaborated in the Corporate Governance report annexed with this report.
Management Discussion and Analysis Report
Management Discussion and Analysis Report as required under the Listing Agreement withthe Stock Exchanges is enclosed in the Annual Report and forms part of this Report.Certain Statements in the report may be forward-looking.
Many factors may affect the actual results which could be different from what theDirectors envisage in terms of future performance & outlook.
Extract of Annual Return:
The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in form MGT-9 is annexedalong with the Director's Report.
Number of Board Meetings:
The Board of Directors met 5 times during the year under re view and the gap between 2meetings did not exceed 120 days.
Directors Responsibility Statement
Your Directors wish to inform that the Audited Accounts contains Financial Statementsfor the financial year ended 31stMarch2020 are in full conformity with therequirements of the Companies Act 2013. They believe that the Financial
Statements reflect fairly the form and substance of transaction carried out during theyear and reasonably present your Company's financial conditions and result of operations.Your Directors further confirm that in preparation of the Annual Accounts
The applicable accounting standards had been followed and wherever requiredproper explanations relating to material departures have been given;
The Directors have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently andmade judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent to give a true and fair viewof the state of affairs of the Company at end of the financial year and of the loss of theCompany for that period;
Proper and sufficientcare has been taken for the maintenance the provisions of theCompanies Act 2013 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing anddetecting fraud and other irregularities;
The Accounts have been prepared on a "going concern basis". The directors hadlaid down internal financial controls to be followed by the company and that such internalfinancial controls are adequate and were operating effectively.
The directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with theprovisions of all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operatingeffectively.
Acknowledgement and Appreciation
Your Directors would like to thank Company' would like to express their gratitude forthe co-operation and assistance extended to the Company by its Customers SuppliersTechnical Consultants Contractors Government and Local
Authorities etc. The Directors also wish to thank all its Shareholders for theirunstinted support. The Directors would like to sincerely thank and place on record theirappreciation of the consistent and dedicated services of the employees at all levels whohave immensely contributed to the performance of the Company during the period underreview.
ANNEXURE TO THE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
Information pursuant to Section 134 of the Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies(Accounts) Rules2014.
FORM - A
Disclosure of particulars with respect to Conservation of Energy
A. Conservation of Energy
Power & Fuel Consumption
|SI No Particulars ||2020 ||2019 |
|1. Purchased: || || |
|Units(Lakhs) ||Units 28.25 Lakhs ||Units 21.98 Lakhs |
|Total Amount (Rs. In lakhs) Rate ||Rs. 217.72 Lakhs ||Rs. 204.81 Lakhs |
|/ Unit (Rs.) ||Rs. 7.71 ||Rs. 9.32 |
|2. Own Generation || || |
|Through Diesel Generator || || |
|Units (KSH) in lakhs) ||Units 1.52 Lakhs ||Units 1.23 Lakhs |
|Unit per Lt. of Diesel ||Unit 2 Per Litre ||Unit 2 Per Litre |
| ||Rs. 33.72 Per Unit ||Rs. 36.59 Per Unit |
|Cost/Unit (Rs.) || || |
The company is conscious of its responsibility to conserve the energy and has takenmeasures in relation to conservation of energy and technology absorption. No additionalinvestments have been made during the year.
B. Consumption per Unit of Production:
In view of number of products with different sizes shapes & other parametersbeing manufactured by the company it is not practicable to give information onconsumption of fuel per unit of production.
DISCLOSURE OF PARTICULARS WITH RESPECT TO TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION I. RESEARCH ANDDEVELOPMENT (R&D)
(a) Specific areas in which R&D is carried out by your company
R&D is a process intended to create new or improved technology that can provide acompetitive advantage to our business. Also focusing on process development for improvingoperational efficiency. During the year the company has received prestigious DSIR(Department of Science and Industrial Research) certification for our R & D centre.DSIR is a department under the Ministry of Science and Technology
Government of India.
- Product Development and report of new formulations.
- Stability studies of new formulations as per ICH guidelines
- Technology Transfer and Process validation of new formulations
- Technology Transfer and Analytical method validation of new formulations
- Dossier preparation for regulatory approval
- Registration of Products in various countries with respective regulatoryrequirements
- Trouble shooting in existing Products
- Filed patents of Chewable Raricap tablets
- Bioavailability studies to confirm therapeutic efficacy
- these give us a unique selling point (USP) & then patents can be acquired forthese products
- R&D is able to build business advantage over its competitors by bringinginnovative products
- Improving Quality of existing drug products in the market to deserve a goodmarket output
- Attracting more customers and scope for new business
(c) Future plan of action
- To enhance the quality and efficacy in all our medical formulations
- To achieve and maintain consistency in quality
- Upgrading of new process and product technology to improve product stability andefficacy
- To upgrade green technology for process and manufacturing operations
- Product development for new customers Product registration for regulated andemerging markets
- Technology transfer and stability studies
(d) Expenditure on R&D
(Rs. in Lakhs)
|Particulars ||as at 31.03.2020 ||as at 31.03.2019 |
|Capital Expenditure ||5.99 ||- |
|Recurring/Revenue ||100.95 ||75.27 |
|Total ||106.94 ||75.27 |
II. TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION ADAPTATION AND INNOVATION a) Efforts in brief made towardstechnology absorption adaptation and innovation:
With latest technology its development & up-gradation enable us to providetechnically superior process efficient and International standards product.
The company has its own R&D centre's which have been developing and improvingprocess for manufacture of Delayed release tablets Sustained Release Tablets OrallyDisintegrating Tablets Liquid orals Syrups Suspensions & Dry Syrup formulations.
- The R & D centre has been upgraded and adopted various methods of drugparticle coating with a gastro-resistant polymers of various genre to improve drug safetyand efficacy is absorbed into process scale up of branded generics with innovativemethodologies involving combination with taste masking technology (with Ion-Exchangeresins) for producing efficacious generics with highly taste masked bitter drugs.
- The R&D centre also absorbed and adopted innovative techniques of Multi-layerCoating technology which is subjected to scale up levels to produce stable and effectivedosage forms especially applicable for drug products that are pH sensitive and forintestinal release and gastric resistance.
- Participating and Collaboration with scientific conferences and researchinstitutions for the development and further research of new drug formulations and noveltechnologies
- Procuring scientific journals and standard pharmacopoeia editions for the R &D library upgrade.
- Collaborations with institutions in providing research related guidance andfacilities to intern scholars.
above efforts: b) Benefits
- Control of drug therapy is achieved
- Drug administration can be made convenient
- The safety margin of high potency drug can be increased
- Drugs with shorter half-life can be given in less frequent dose with bettercompliance
- Less fluctuating blood plasma concentrations
- Bioavailability enhancement of poorly soluble drugs
- Targeting drug delivery at most absorbing sites to improve bioavailability
- Reduction of adverse effects due to avoidance of dose dumping
- Rapid onset of action can be achieved
- Taste masking of bitter oral liquid drug formulations
c) Details of technology imported during the last 5 years
No technology has been imported during the past five years.
(a) Activities relating to exports initiative taken to increase exports developmentsof new export markets for products and services and export plans.
In this context I would like to inform you that during FY 2020 your company gotregistrations for 22 products in the following countries
(i) 1 in Nepal
(ii) 1 in Nigeria
(iii) 11 in Philppines
(iv) 5 in Srilanka
(v) 2 in Tanzania
(vi) 2 in
Ukraine. As on date we have over 186 Product registrations and 219 Product applicationsis pending for approval across the globe
(b) Foreign Exchange earned and used
|Name of Currency ||FC (In lakhs) ||INR (In lakhs) |
|USD ||22.32 ||1559.86 |
|GBP ||9.35 ||833.07 |
|AUD ||2.21 ||103.38 |
|Total ||33.88 ||2496.31 |
Foreign Exchange Outgo
|Name of Currency ||FC (In lakhs) ||INR (In lakhs) |
|USD ||1.68 ||119.79 |
|GBP ||1.11 ||101.06 |
|EURO ||0.18 ||14.15 |
|Total ||2.96 ||234.99 |
A Declaration From Independent Directors on Annual Basis
B Details of Subsidiary in Form AOC -1
C. Secretarial Audit Report
D. Extract of Annual Return in MGT 9
E. AOC 2
A. DECLARATION FROM INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS ON ANNUAL BASIS
The Company has obtained declaration from Independent Directors on annual basis tocomply the conditions as laid down SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement)Regulation 2015 read with Sec 149 of the Companies Act 2013 and Schedule IV of theCompanies Act 2013.
B. Form AOC -1
STATEMENT CONTAINING SALIENT FEATURES OF FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE SUBSIDIARIES /ASSOCIATE COMPANIES / JOINT VENTURES
(Pursuant to first proviso to sub-section (3) of section 129 read with Rule 5 ofCompanies (Accounts) Rules 2014) PART A : SUBSIDIARIES ( IN 000')
|S No. : ||1 |
|Name of the subsidiary : ||Bafna Life Styles Remedies Limited |
|Reporting period for the Subsidiary concerned : ||31st March 2020 |
|If different from the holding company's reporting period ||( Same as holding Company ) |
|Reporting currency and Exchange rate as on the last date : of the relevant Financial year in the case of foreign subsidiaries. ||NA |
| ||31.03.2020 ||31.03.2019 |
|Share capital ||229.50 ||229.50 |
|Reserves & Surplus ||(208.08) ||(284.20) |
|Total assets ||21.59 ||22.67 |
|Total Liabilities ||21.59 ||22.67 |
|Investments ||- ||- |
|Turnover ||- ||- |
|Profit/ (Loss) before taxation ||(0.53) ||(6.32) |
|Deferred tax ||- ||(43.33) |
|Exceptional items ||76.65 ||100.99 |
|Comprehensive Income for the period ||76.12 ||138.01 |
|Proposed Dividend ||NIL ||NIL |
|% of shareholding || ||62.31 |
|Names of subsidiaries which are yet to commence operations ||NIL ||NIL |
|Names of subsidiaries which have been liquidated or sold during the year ||NIL ||NIL |