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Darjeeling Ropeway Company Ltd.

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Darjeeling Ropeway Company Ltd. (DARJEELINGROPEW) - Director Report

Company director report

To

The Members

Your Directors are pleased to present the 84th Annual Report on the Businessand Operations of the Company along with the Audited Statement of Accounts for theFinancial Year ended on 31st March 2021.

1. FINANCIAL RESULT

The financial performance of the Company for the Financial Year ended on 31stMarch 2021 and for the previous Financial Year ended on 31st March 2020 isgiven below:

(Rs. in Lakhs)
Particulars 2020-21 2019-20
Revenue from Operations 0.00 20.27
Other Income 25.99 8.02
Total Revenue 25.99 28.29
Total Expenses 26.36 31.10
Profit/Loss Before Exceptional and Extra Ordinary Items and Tax (0.36) (2.81)
Exceptional Items 0.00 0.00
Profit/Loss before Extra-Ordinary Items and Tax/ Profit/Loss Before Tax (0.36) (2.81)
Extraordinary Items 0.00 0.00
Profit/Loss after Extra-Ordinary Items and Tax/ Profit/Loss Before Tax (0.36) (2.81)
Tax Expense: Current Tax 0.07 0.00
Deferred Tax 0.09 0.01
T otal T ax expense 0.17 0.01
Profit/Loss for the Period (0.53) (2.82)

2. OPERATIONS

Total revenue for Financial Years 2020-21 is Rs. 25.99Lakhs compared to the totalrevenue of Rs. 28.29Lakhs of Previous Year 2019-20. The loss before tax for the FinancialYear 2019-20 of Rs. 0.36Lakhs as compared to loss before tax of Rs. 2.81 Lakhs of PreviousYear 2019-20. Net Loss after Tax for the Financial Year 2020-21 is Rs. 0.53 Lakhs asagainst Net loss after tax of Rs. 2.82 Lakhs of Previous Year 2019-20.

3. CHANGE IN NATURE OF BUSINESS IF ANY

There is no change in nature of Business during the year under review.

4. ANNUAL RETURN

The extract of the Annual Return pursuant to the provisions of Section 92 of theCompanies Act 2013 read with Rule 12 of the Companies (Management and Administration)Rules 2014 in Form No. MGT - 9 is enclosed herewith as Annexure 1.

5. BOARD MEETINGS AND ATTENDANCE

The Directors of the Company met at regular intervals at least once in a quarter withthe gap between two meetings not exceeding 120 days to take a view of the Company'spolicies and strategies apart from the Board Matters.

During the year under the review the Board of Directors met 6 (Six) times i.e. 29thJune 2020 14th September 2020 11th November 2020 1stDecember 2020 13th February 2021 and 6th March 2021.

6. DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

In accordance with the provisions of Section 134(3)(c) and Section 134(5) of theCompanies Act 2013 to the best of their knowledge and belief the Board of Directorshereby submit that:

a. In the preparation of the Annual Accounts for the year ended on 31stMarch 2021 the applicable accounting standards have been followed and there are nomaterial departure from the same

b. The Directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistentlyand made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true andfair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of financial year and of theprofit of the Company for the Financial Year ended on 31st March 2021

c. The Directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequateaccounting records in accordance with the provisions of Companies Act 2013 forsafeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and otherirregularities

d. The Directors had prepared the Annual Accounts on a going concern basis

e. The Directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by theCompany and that such internal financial controls are adequate and are operatingeffectively and

f. The Directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions ofall applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

7. COMMENT ON AUDITORS' REPORT

There were no qualifications reservations adverse remarks or disclaimer made by theAuditors in their report on the financial statement of the Company for the Financial Yearended on 31st March 2021. Maintenance of cost records as specified underCompanies Act 2013 is not applicable to the Company.

8. PARTICULARS OF LOANS GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS MADE UNDER SECTION 186 OF THECOMPANIES ACT 2013

The details of loans investment guarantees and securities covered under theprovisions of Section 186 of the Companies Act 2013 are provided in the financialstatement.

9. PARTICULARS OF CONTRACTS OR ARRANGEMENTS MADE WITH RELATED PARTIES

All transactions to be entered by the Company with related parties will be in theordinary course of business and on an arm's length basis. However the Company has notentered into any related party transaction as provided in Section 188 of the CompaniesAct 2013 with the related party. Hence Disclosure as required under Section 188 of theCompanies Act 2013 is not applicable to the Company.

10. INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND THEIR ADEQUACY

The Company has its Internal Financial Control systems commensurate with operations ofthe Company. The management regularly monitors the safeguarding of its assets preventionand detection of frauds and errors and the accuracy and completeness of the accountingrecords including timely preparation of reliable financial information.

The Head of Internal Audit together with External Audit consults and reviews theeffectiveness and efficiency of these systems and procedures to ensure that all assets areprotected against loss and that the financial and operational information is accurate andcomplete in all respects.

11. Reserves & Surplus

Sr. No. Particulars (Rs. in Lakhs)
1. Balance at the beginning of the year 139.06
2. Current Year's Profit / Loss (0.53)
3. Amount of Securities Premium and other Reserves 42.38
Total 180.91

12. DIVIDEND

To conserve resources for future prospect and growth of the Company your Directorsregret to declare Dividend for the Financial Year 2020-21 (Previous Year - Nil).

13. MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS IF ANY AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF THECOMPANY WHICH HAVE OCCURRED BETWEEN THE END OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR TO WHICH THE FINANCIALSTATEMENTS RELATES AND THE DATE OF THE REPORT

There are no material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of theCompany which has occurred in the Financial Year 2020-21.

14. TRANSFER TO THE INVESTOR EDUCATION AND PROTECTION FUND

Pursuant to Section 124 of the Companies Act 2013 the amount of dividend remainingunpaid or unclaimed for a period of seven years shall be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund ("IEPF"). During the year under review there wasno unpaid or unclaimed dividend in the "Unpaid Dividend Account" lying for aperiod of seven years from the date of transfer of such unpaid dividend to the saidaccount. Therefore there were no funds which were required to be transferred to InvestorEducation and Protection Fund.

15. CONSERVATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO

The details of conservation of energy technology absorption etc. as required to begiven under Section 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Accounts)Rules 2014 is not given as the Company has not taken any major step to conserve theenergy etc. Further there was no foreign exchange earnings and outgo during the FinancialYear 2020-21 (Previous Year - Nil).

16. STATEMENT CONCERNING DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RISK MANAGEMENT POLICYOF THE COMPANY

The Company has in place a mechanism to identify assess monitor and mitigate variousrisks towards the key business objectives of the Company. Major risks identified by thebusiness and functions are systematically addressed through mitigating actions on acontinuing basis.

17. DIRECTORS AND KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL

The Directors and Key Managerial Personnel of the Company are summarized below:

Sr. No. Name Designation DIN / PAN
1. Mr. Himanshu Shah Managing Director 08198016
2. Mr. Nileshkumar Parekh1 Non - Executive Director 08215249
3. Ms. Bhargavi Patel Non - Executive Director 08357929
4. Mr. Mahavirbhai Shah1 Independent Director 08215254
5. Mr. Harshadkumar Patel2 Independent Director 08356578
6. Mr. Dilip Doshi Chief Financial Officer AACPD8647A
7. Ms. Zalak Gajjar3 Company Secretary BBQPG5062E
8. Mr. Digesh Deshaval4 Independent Director 09218553
9. Mr. Pranav Vajani4 Independent Director 09213749
10. Ms. Priyanka Joshi5 Company Secretary ASTPJ9651R

1Mr. Nileshkumar has resigned from the post of Non-Executive Director of theCompany w.e.f. 26th February 2021 and Mr. Mahavirbhai Shah has resigned fromthe post of Independent Director of the Company w.e.f. 26th February 2021.

2Mr. Harshadkumar Patel has resigned from the post of Independent Director of theCompany w.e.f. 30th June 2021.

3Ms. Zalak Gajjar has resigned from the post of Company Secretary of the Companyw.e.f. 25th November 2020.

4Mr. Digesh Deshaval and Mr. Pranav Vajani were appointed as Independent Directorof the Company w.e.f. 30th June 2021.

5Ms. Priyanka Shah was appointed as Company Secretary of the Company w.e.f. 30thJune 2021.

Apart from the above changes there were no other changes in the composition of theBoard of Directors of the Company during the Financial Year 2020-21 and till the date ofBoard's Report.

As per Companies Act 2013 the Independent Directors are not liable to retire byrotation.

18. DECLARATION BY INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

Mr. Digesh Deshaval and Mr. Pranav Vajani Independent Directors of the Company haveconfirmed to the Board that they meet the criteria of Independence as specified underSection 149 (6) of the Companies Act 2013 and they qualify to be Independent Director.They has also confirmed that they meet the requirements of Independent Director asmentioned under Regulation 16 (1) (b) of SEBI (Listing Obligation and DisclosureRequirements) Regulations 2015. The confirmation was noted by the Board.

19. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Since the Paid up Capital of Company is less than Rs. 10 Crores and Turnover is lessthan Rs. 25 Crores therefore by virtue of Regulation 15 of SEBI (Listing Obligations &Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 the compliance with the corporate governanceprovisions as specified in regulations 17 to 27 and clauses (b) to (i) of sub-regulation(2) of regulation 46 and para C D and E of Schedule V are not applicable to the Company.Hence Corporate Governance does not form part of this Board's Report.

20. SUBSIDIARIES JOINT VENTURES AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES

The Company has no Subsidiaries / Joint Venture / Associate Company.

21. DEPOSITS

As per Section 73 of the Companies Act 2013 the Company has neither accepted norrenewed any deposits during the Financial Year. Hence the Company has not defaulted inrepayment of deposits or payment of interest during the Financial Year.

22. FORMAL ANNUAL EVALUATION PROCESS BY BOARD

Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and Rules made thereunder theBoard has carried the evaluation of its own performance performance of IndividualDirectors Board Committees including the Chairman of the Board on the basis ofattendance contribution towards development of the Business and various other criteria asrecommended by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company. The evaluation ofthe working of the Board its committees experience and expertise performance ofspecific duties and obligations etc. were carried out. The Directors expressed theirsatisfaction with the evaluation process and outcome.

In a separate meeting of Independent Directors the performances of Executive andNon-Executive Directors were evaluated in terms of their contribution towards the growthand development of the Company. The achievements of the targeted goals and theachievements of the Expansion plans were too observed and evaluated the outcome of whichwas satisfactory for all the Directors of the Company.

23. STATUTORY AUDITOR

M/s. Shah & Shah Chartered Accountants Ahmedabad (FRN: 131527W) were appointedas the Statutory Auditors of the Company. The Auditor's report for the Financial Yearended 31st March 2021 has been issued with an unmodified opinion by theStatutory Auditors.

24. SECRETARIAL AUDITOR

The Board has appointed M/s. Gaurav Bachani & Associates Company SecretariesAhmedabad to conduct Secretarial Audit for the Financial Year 2020-21. The SecretarialAudit Report for the Financial Year ended 31st March 2021 is annexed herewithmarked as Annexure-2 to this Report. Remarks and Qualification marks in the SecretarialAudit report is self-explanatory.

25. DISCLOSURES

A. Composition of Audit Committee:

During the year under review meetings of members of the Audit committee were held on29th June 2020 14th September 2020 11th November2020 and 13th February 2021 and the attendance records of the members of theCommittee are as follows:

Name No. of the Committee Meeting entitled No. of Committee Meeting attended
1. Mr. Pranav Vajani1 0 0
2. Ms. Bhargavi Patel 4 4
3. Mr. Himanshu Shah 4 4

xMr. Pranav Vajani was appointed as Chairman of Committee w.e.f. 30thJune 2021.

During the year all the recommendations made by the Audit Committee were accepted bythe Board.

B. Composition of Nomination and Remuneration Committee:

During the year under review meetings of the members of the Nomination andRemuneration committee was held on 29th June 2020 14th September2020 and 1st December 2020 and the attendance records of the members of theCommittee are as follows:

Name No. of the Committee Meeting entitled No. of Committee Meeting attended
1. Ms. Bhargavi Patel 3 3
2. Mr. Digesh Dehsaval1 0 0
3. Mr. Pranav Vajani1 0 0

xMr. Pranav Vajani and Mr. Digesh Deshaval were appointed as member of Committeew.e.f. 30th June 2021.

C. Composition of Stakeholder Relation Committee:

During the year under review meeting of the Stakeholder Relation committee was held on29th June 2020 14th September 2020 11th November2020 and 13th February 2021 and the attendance records of the members of theCommittee are as follows:

Name No. of the Committee Meeting entitled No. of Committee Meeting attended
1. Ms. Bhargavi Patel 4 4
2. Mr. Himanshu Shah 4 4
3. Mr. Digesh Dehsaval1 0 0

xMr. Digesh Deshaval was appointed as member of Committee w.e.f. 30thJune 2021.

26. DISCLOSURES UNDER SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION PROHIBITION& REDRESSAL) ACT 2013

The Company has always been committed to provide a safe and conducive work environmentto its employees. Your Directors further state that during the year under review therewere no cases filed pursuant to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (PreventionProhibition and

Redressal) Act 2013 as confirmed by the Internal Complaints Committee as constitutedby the Company.

27. MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS

Management Discussion and Analysis Report as required under Regulation 34 and ScheduleV of the SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 forms anintegral part of this Report and provides the Company's current working and futureoutlook as per Annexure - 3.

28. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Your Directors would like to express their sincere appreciation for the co-operationand assistance received from the Bankers Regulatory Bodies Stakeholders includingFinancial Institutions Suppliers Customers and other business associates who haveextended their valuable sustained support and encouragement during the year under review.

Your Directors take this opportunity to recognize and place on record their gratitudeand appreciation for the commitment displayed by all executives officers and staff at alllevels of the Company. We look forward for the continued support of every stakeholder inthe future.

Registered Office:

By the Order of the Board

104 Floor-1 Shreeji Darshan Tata Road No. 2 Darjeeling Ropeway Company Limited
Roxy Cinema Opera House Girgaon Mumbai - 400 004 Sd/- Sd/-
Himanshu Shah Bhargavi Patel
Place: Mumbai Managing Director Director
Date: 7th September 2021 DIN: 08198016 DIN: 08357929

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