To the Members of Decipher Labs Limited (Formerly known as Combat Drugs Limited)
Report on the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements
We have audited the standalone financial statements of Decipher Labs Limited (Formerlyknown as Combat Drugs Limited) (the Company) which comprise the Balance Sheetas at 31st March 2021 and the Statement of Profit and Loss (including Other ComprehensiveIncome) the Statement of Changes in Equity and the Cash Flow Statement for the year thenended and notes to the standalone financial statements including a summary ofsignificant accounting policies and other explanatory information (hereinafter referred toas the standalone financial 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 Companies Act 2013 (the Act) in the manner so required and give a trueand fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India ofthe state of affairs of the Company as at 31st March 2021 and its profit (including othercomprehensive income) changes in equity and its cash flows for the year ended on thatdate.
Basis for Opinion
We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing (SAs) specifiedunder section 143(10) of the Act. Our responsibilities under those Standards are furtherdescribed in the Auditors Responsibilities for the Audit of the Standalone FinancialStatements section of our report. We are independent of the Company in accordance with theCode of Ethics issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India together with theethical requirements that are relevant to our audit of the standalone financial statementsunder the provisions of the Act and the Rules there under and we have fulfilled our otherethical responsibilities in accordance with these requirements and the Code of Ethicsissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. We believe that the auditevidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for ouropinion.
Key Audit Matters
Key audit matters are those matters that in our professional judgement were of mostsignificance in our audit of the standalone financial statements of the current period.These matters were addressed in the context of our audit of the standalone financialstatements as a whole and in forming our opinion thereon and we do not provide aseparate opinion on these matters. We have determined that there are no key audit mattersto communicate in our report.
The Companys Board of Directors is responsible for the other information. Theother information comprises the information included in the Companys annual reportbut does not include the standalone financial statements consolidated financialstatements and our auditors report thereon. The other information is expected to bemade available to us after the date of this auditors report.
Our opinion on the standalone financial statements does not cover the other informationand we do not express any form of assurance conclusion thereon.
In connection with our audit of the standalone financial statements our responsibilityis to read the other information identified above when it becomes available and in doingso consider whether the other information is materially inconsistent with the standalonefinancial statements or our knowledge obtained in the audit or otherwise appears to bematerially misstated.
When we read the other information if we conclude that there is a materialmisstatement therein we are required to communicate the matter to those charged withgovernance.
Responsibilities of Management and Those Charged with Governance for the StandaloneFinancial Statements
The Companys Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in section134(5) of the Act with respect to the preparation of these standalone financial statementsthat give a true and fair view of the financial position financial performance changesin equity and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principlesgenerally accepted in India including the accounting standards specified under section133 of the Act. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accountingrecords in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding of the assets of theCompany and 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 standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free frommaterial misstatement whether due to fraud or error.
In preparing the standalone financial statements the Board of Directors is responsiblefor assessing the Companys ability to continue as a going concern disclosing asapplicable matters related to going concern and using the going concern basis ofaccounting unless the Board of Directors either intends to liquidate the Company or tocease operations or has no realistic alternative but to do so. Those Board of Directorsare also responsible for overseeing the Companys financial reporting process.
Auditors Responsibilities for the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the standalonefinancial statements as a whole are free from material misstatement whether due to fraudor error and to issue an auditors report that includes our opinion. Reasonableassurance is a high level of assurance but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted inaccordance with SAs will always detect a material misstatement when it exists.Misstatements can arise from fraud or error and are considered material if individuallyor in the aggregate they could reasonably be expected to influence the economic decisionsof users taken on the basis of these standalone financial statements.
As part of an audit in accordance with SAs we exercise professional judgement andmaintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also: Identify and assess therisks of material misstatement of the standalone financial statements whether due tofraud or error design and perform audit procedures responsive to those risks and obtainaudit evidence that is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion. Therisk of not detecting a material misstatement resulting from fraud is higher than for oneresulting from error as fraud may involve collusion forgery intentional omissionsmisrepresentations or the override of internal control. Obtain an understanding ofinternal control relevant to the audit in order to design audit procedures that areappropriate in the circumstances. Under section 143(3)(i) of the Act we are alsoresponsible for expressing our opinion on whether the company has adequate internalfinancial controls system in place and the operating effectiveness of such controls.Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness ofaccounting estimates and related disclosures made by management. Conclude on theappropriateness of managements use of the going concern basis of accounting andbased on the audit evidence obtained whether a material uncertainty exists related toevents or conditions that may cast significant doubt on the Companys ability tocontinue as a going concern. If we conclude that a material uncertainty exists we arerequired to draw attention in our auditors report to the related disclosures in thestandalone financial statements or if such disclosures are inadequate to modify ouropinion. Our conclusions are based on the audit evidence obtained up to the date of ourauditors report. However future events or conditions may cause the Company to ceaseto continue as a going concern. Evaluate the overall presentation structure and contentof the standalone financial statements including the disclosures and whether thestandalone financial statements represent the underlying transactions and events in amanner that achieves fair presentation.
Materiality is the magnitude of misstatements in the standalone financial statementsthat individually or in aggregate makes it probable that the economic decisions of areasonably knowledgeable user of the standalone financial statements may be influenced. Weconsider quantitative materiality and qualitative factors in (i) planning the scope of ouraudit work and in evaluating the results of our work; and (ii) to evaluate the effect ofany identified misstatements in the standalone financial statements.
We communicate with those charged with governance regarding among other matters theplanned scope and timing of the audit and significant audit findings including anysignificant deficiencies in internal control that we identify during our audit.
We also provide those charged with governance with a statement that we have compliedwith relevant ethical requirements regarding independence and to communicate with themall relationships and other matters that may reasonably be thought to bear on ourindependence and where applicable related safeguards.
From the matters communicated with those charged with governance we determine thosematters that were of most significance in the audit of the standalone financial statementsof the current period and are therefore the key audit matters. We describe these mattersin our auditors report unless law or regulation precludes public disclosure aboutthe matter or when in extremely rare circumstances we determine that a matter should notbe communicated in our report because the adverse consequences of doing so wouldreasonably be expected to outweigh the public interest benefits of such communication.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements
1. 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 (including Other ComprehensiveIncome) Statement of Changes in Equity and the Cash Flow Statement dealt with by thisReport are in agreement with the books of account.
(d) In our opinion the aforesaid standalone financial statements comply withAccounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act.
(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31stMarch 2021 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors isdisqualified as on 31st March 2021 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section164 (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 A.
(g) In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the remuneration paid by the Company to its directors during the year is inaccordance with the provision of section 197 of the Act.
(h) 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 does not have any pending litigations which would impact its standalonefinancial position;
ii. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts forwhich there were any material foreseeable losses;
iii. There were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund by the Company.
2. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order 2016 (theOrder) issued by the Central Government of India in terms of Section 143 (11) of theAct we give in Annexure B a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs3 and 4 of the Order.
|For M. Anandam& Co. || |
|Chartered Accountants || |
|(Firms Registration No. 000125S) || |
|Sd/- || |
|Y.Lakshmi Nagaratnam || |
|Partner || |
|Membership No. 212926 || |
|Date: 28.06.2021 ||UDIN: 21212926AAAADL2134 |
|Place: Secunderabad || |
Annexure A to the Independent Auditors Report
(Referred to in paragraph 1(f) under Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements section of our report of even date)
Report on the Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting under Clause (i) ofSub-section 3 of Section 143 of the Companies Act 2013 (the Act)
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of DecipherLabs Limited (Formerly known as Combat Drugs Limited)(the Company) as of 31stMarch 2021 in conjunction with our audit of the standalone financial statements of theCompany for the year ended on that date.
Managements 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 (ICAI). Theseresponsibilities include the design implementation and maintenance of adequate internalfinancial controls that were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficientconduct of its business including adherence to companys policies the safeguardingof its assets the prevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy andcompleteness of the accounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financialinformation as required under the Act.
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 prescribed under section143(10) of the Act to the extent applicable to an audit of internal financial controlsboth applicable to an audit of Internal Financial Controls. Those Standards and theGuidance Note require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform theaudit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether adequate internal financial controlsover financial reporting was established and maintained and if such controls operatedeffectively 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 judgment including the assessment of the risks ofmaterial misstatement of the standalone financial statements whether due to fraud orerror.
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 of records that in reasonable detail accurately andfairly reflect the transactions and dispositions of the assets of the company;
(2) provide reasonable assurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permitpreparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accountingprinciples and that receipts and expenditures of the company are being made only inaccordance with authorisations of management and directors of the company; and
(3) provide reasonable assurance regarding prevention or timely detection ofunauthorised 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 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 to the best of our information and according to the explanations givento us the Company has in all material respects an adequate internal financial controlssystem over financial reporting and such internal financial controls over financialreporting were operating effectively as at 31st March 2021 based on the internal controlover financial reporting criteria established by the Company considering the essentialcomponents of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal FinancialControls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia.
For M. Anandam& Co.
(Firms Registration No. 000125S)
Membership No. 212926
Annexure B to the Independent Auditors Report
With reference to Paragraph 2 under Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements section of our report of even date to the Members of the Company wereport that:
(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of fixed assets.
(b) The fixed assets have been physically verified by the management in a periodicalmanner which in our opinion is reasonable having regard to the size of the company andthe nature of its business. No material discrepancies were noticed on such physicalverification.
(c) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of ourexamination of the records of the Company no immovable properties were held by theCompany.
(ii) The inventories have been physically verified during the year by the management.The discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and book recordswere not material.
(iii) 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 during the year. Accordingly paragraph 3 (iii) of the Order is notapplicable.
(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 in respect ofgrant of loans and making investments as applicable.
(v) The Company has not accepted deposits within the meaning of the provisions ofsections 73 to 76 or any other relevant provisions of the Act and the rules framed thereunder. Accordingly paragraph 3 (v) of the Order is not applicable.
(vi) Maintenance of cost records by the company has not been prescribed by CentralGovernment of India under sub-section (1) of section 148 of the Companies Act 2013.Accordingly paragraph 3 (vi) of the Order is not applicable.
(vii) (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and the records ofthe Company examined by us the Company is regular in depositing undisputed statutory duesincluding provident fund employees state insurance income-tax customs duty goodsand service tax cess and any other statutory dues as applicable with the appropriateauthorities and there were no arrears of outstanding statutory dues as at the last day ofthe financial year concerned for a period of more than six months from the date theybecame payable except an amount of Rs. 0.14 lakhs due with respect to professional tax formore than six months. (b) According to the information and explanations given to us andrecords of the Company examined by us there are no disputes pending against the companyas at 31st March 2021.
(viii) The Company has not taken any loans or borrowing from a financial institutionbanks and Governments during the financial year. The Company has not issued anydebentures. Accordingly paragraph 3 (viii) of the Order is not applicable.
(ix) The Company has not raised moneys by way of initial public offer or further publicoffer (including debt instruments). The company is not having any term loans; hence theparagraph 3(ix) of the order is not applicable.
(x) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information andexplanations given to us no fraud on or by the Company was noticed or reported during theyear.
(xi) According to the information and explanations give to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has paid/provided for managerialremuneration in accordance with the requisite approvals mandated by the provisions ofsection 197 read with Schedule V to the Act.
(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 ourexamination of the records of the Company transactions with the related parties are incompliance with section 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) According to the information and explanations give to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has not made any preferentialallotment or private placement of shares or fully or partly convertible debentures duringthe year.
(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 any non-cashtransactions with directors or persons connected with him. Accordingly paragraph 3 (xv)of the Order is not applicable.
(xvi) The Company is not required to be registered under section 45-IA of the ReserveBank of India Act 1934.
For M. Anandam& Co.
(Firms Registration No. 000125S)
Membership No. 212926