The Members of
EAST WEST HOLDINGS LTD
Report on the audit of the Standalone financial statements
We have audited the accompanying financial statements of EAST WEST HOLDINGS LTD("the Company") which comprise the balance sheet as at March 31 2021 and theStatement of Profit and Loss Statement of changes in Equity and statement of cash flowsfor the year then ended and notes to the financial statements including a summary ofsignificant accounting policies and other explanatory information. (hereinafter referredto as 'financial statement').
In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid financial statements give the information required by the CompaniesAct 2013 ('Act') in the manner so required and give a true and fair view inconformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India of the state ofaffairs of the Company as at March 31 2021 its profit changes in equity and cash flowsfor the year ended on that date.
Basis for opinion
We conducted our audit in accordance with the standards on auditing specified undersection 143 (10) of the Companies Act 2013. Our responsibilities under those Standardsare further described in the auditor's responsibilities for the audit of the 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 financial statements under theprovisions of the Act and the rules thereunder and we have fulfilled our other ethicalresponsibilities in accordance with these requirements and the code of ethics.
We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide 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 financial statements of the current period. These matterswere addressed in the context of our audit of the financial statements as a whole and informing our opinion thereon and we do not provide a separate opinion on these matters. Wehave determined that there are no key audit matters to communicate in our report.
Information other than the financial statements and auditors' report thereon
The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the other information. The otherinformation comprises the information included in the Annual report but does not includethe Financial Statements and our auditors' report thereon. The chairman statementDirectors' Report Management discussion and analysis report (herein after referred to asother report) are expected to be made available to us after the date of this auditor'sreport
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 and in doing so consider whether such other informationis materially inconsistent with the financial statements or our knowledge obtained in theaudit or otherwise appears to be materially misstated. If based on the work we haveperformed we conclude that there is a material misstatement of this other information weare required to report that fact. We have nothing to report in this regard as no otherinformation as described above has been made available for review.
Management's responsibility for the financial statements
The Company's board of directors are responsible for the matters stated in section 134(5) of the Act with respect to the preparation of these financial statements that give atrue and fair view of the financial position financial performance including othercomprehensive income cash flows and changes in equity of the Company in accordance withthe accounting principles generally accepted in India including the accounting standardsspecified under section 133 of the Act. This responsibility also includes maintenance ofadequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguardingof the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and otherirregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; makingjudgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design implementation andmaintenance of adequate internal financial controls that were operating effectively forensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records relevant to thepreparation and presentation of the financial statement that give a true and fair view andare free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or error.
In preparing the financial statements management is responsible for assessing theCompany's ability to continue as a going concern disclosing as applicable mattersrelated to going concern and using the going concern basis of accounting unless managementeither intends to liquidate the Company or to cease operations or has no realisticalternative but to do so.
The board of directors are also responsible for overseeing the Company's financialreporting process.
Auditor's responsibilities for the audit of the financial statements
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financialstatements as a whole are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or errorand to issue an auditor's report that includes our opinion. Reasonable assurance is a highlevel of assurance but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted in accordance with SAswill always detect a material misstatement when it exists. Misstatements can arise fromfraud 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 financial statements.
As part of an audit in accordance with SAs we exercise professional judgment andmaintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also:
Identify and assess the risks of material misstatement of the 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.
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 adequate internal financial controls system in place and the operatingeffectiveness of such controls
Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonablenessof accounting estimates and related disclosures made by management.
Conclude on the appropriateness of management's use of the going concern basis ofaccounting and based on the audit evidence obtained whether a material uncertaintyexists related to events or conditions that may cast significant doubt on the Company'sability to continue as a going concern. If we conclude that a material uncertainty existswe are required to draw attention in our auditor's report to the related disclosures inthe financial statements or if such disclosures are inadequate to modify our opinion.Our conclusions are based on the audit evidence obtained up to the date of our auditor'sreport. However future events or conditions may cause the Company to cease to continue asa going concern.
Evaluate the overall presentation structure and content of the financialstatements including the disclosures and whether the financial statements represent theunderlying transactions and events in a manner that achieves fair presentation.
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.
Report on other legal and regulatory requirements
As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2016 ("the Order")issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of section 143 ofthe Companies Act 2013 we give in the Annexure "A" a statement on the mattersspecified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order to the extent applicable.
As required by Section 143(3) of the Act 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 in the Statement of OtherComprehensive Income the cash flow statement and Statement of Changes in Equity dealtwith by this report are in agreement with the books of account;
(d) In our opinion the aforesaid financial statements comply with the accountingstandards specified under section 133 of the Act read with Companies (Indian AccountingStandards) Rules 2015 as amended;
(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March31 2021 taken on record by the board of directors none of the directors is disqualifiedas on March 31 2021 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164 (2) of theAct;
(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financialreporting of the Company with reference to these Standalone Financial Statements and theoperating effectiveness of such controls refer to our separate Report in "Annexure2" to this report; and
(g) In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us nomanagerial remuneration has been paid/provided by the Company to its directors inaccordance with the provisions of section 197 read with Schedule V to the Act for the yearended March 31 2021;
(i) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report inaccordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 in our opinionand to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us;
a. The Company does not have any pending litigations which would impact its financialposition;
b. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts forwhich there were any material foreseeable losses; and
c. There has been no delay in transferring amounts required to be transferred to theInvestor Education and Protection Fund by the Company
ForKoshal & Associates
Firm's registration number: 121233W
Membership number: 043746
Dated: 30th June 2021
Annexure - A to the Auditors' Report
The Annexure referred to in Independent Auditors' Report to the members of EAST WESTHOLDINGS LTD ('the Company') on the financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2021we report that:
(i) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of fixed assets.
(b) As explained to us fixed assets have been physically verified by the management atreasonable intervals. No material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.
(c) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of ourexamination of the records of the Company the company does not hold any immovableproperty. Accordingly clause 1 (c) of the order in not applicable.
(ii) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of ourexamination of the records of the Company the company does not hold any physicalinventories. Thus paragraph 3(ii) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.
(iii) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company hasgranted unsecured loans to companies covered in the register maintained under Section 189of the Act 2013.
(a) No terms and conditions of the grant of such loans as regards to repayment periodetc are not stipulated in writing. However the company has charged the interest whereapplicable on such loans and are not prejudicial to the company's interest having regardsto the business relationship with the companies to whom loans have been granted;
(b) Due to non-stipulation of schedule of repayment of principal and payment ofinterest we are unable to comment on the regularity of repayable of principal and paymentof interest.
(c) In view of the above we are unable to comment on the overdue amount.
(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has not made any loans which require compliance of section 185 of the Act.However the Company has complied with the provisions of s.186 of the Act with respect toloans and advances given investments made and guarantees and securities given have beencomplied with by the company.
(v) According to the information and explanations given to us the Company has notaccepted any deposits from the public. The Central Government has not prescribed themaintenance of cost records under section 148(1) of the Act for any of the servicesrendered by the Company.
(vi) (a) According to the information and explanation given to us provident fundemployees state insurance sales-tax wealth tax duty of customs duty of excise valueadded tax are not applicable to the company. The Company is regular in depositingundisputed statutory dues including Income tax Goods and Service tax and other statutorydues with the appropriate authorities during the year.
According to the information and explanation given to us no undisputed amounts payablewere in arrears as at 31st March 2021 for the period of more than six months from thedate they became payable.
(b) According to the information and explanation given to us there no dues of incometax and other cess which have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities onaccount of any dispute.
(viii) The Company does not have any loans or borrowings from any financialinstitution banks government or debenture holders during the year. Accordinglyparagraph 3(viii) of the Order is not applicable.
(ix) The Company did not raised any money by way of initial public offer or furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments) and term loans during the year. Accordinglyparagraph 3 (ix) of the Order is not applicable.
(x) According to the information and explanations given to us no fraud by the Companyor on the Company by its officers or employees has been noticed or reported during thecourse of our audit.
(xi) According to the information and explanations give to us the Company has not paidand provided for any managerial remuneration. Hence requisite approvals mandated by theprovisions of section 197 read with Schedule V to the Act are not required.
(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 the company has undertaken transactions withthe related parties and has complied with section 177 and 188 of the Act and details ofsuch transactions have been disclosed in the standalone financial statements as requiredby the applicable accounting standard.
(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 private placement ofshares during the year. Accordingly paragraph 3(xiv) of the Order is not applicable.
(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-cashtransactions with directors or persons connected with him. Accordingly paragraph 3(xv) ofthe 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 Koshal& Associates
Firm's registration number: 121233W
Membership number: 043746
Dated: 30th June 2021
Annexure - B to the Auditors' Report
Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section143 of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act")
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of EAST WESTHOLDINGS LTD ("the Company") as of 31 March 2021 in conjunction with our auditof the financial statements of the Company for the year ended on that date.
Management's Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls
The Company's management is responsible for establishing and maintaining internalfinancial controls based on the internal control over financial reporting criteriaestablished by the Company considering the essential components of internal control statedin the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls over Financial Reportingissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ('ICAI'). 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 company's policies the safeguarding of its assets theprevention 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 auditor's judgment including the assessment of the risks ofmaterial misstatement of the financial statements whether due to fraud or error.
We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the Company's internal financial controls systemover financial reporting.
Meaning of Internal Financial Controls over Financial Reporting
A company's internal financial control over financial reporting is a process designedto provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and thepreparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generallyaccepted accounting principles. A company's internal financial control over financialreporting includes those policies and procedures that (1) pertain to the maintenance ofrecords that in reasonable detail accurately and fairly reflect the transactions anddispositions of the assets of the company; (2) provide reasonable assurance thattransactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements inaccordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that receipts andexpenditures of the company are being made only in accordance with authorisations ofmanagement and directors of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regardingprevention or timely detection of unauthorised acquisition use or disposition of thecompany's assets that could have a material effect on the financial statements.
Inherent Limitations of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting
Because of the inherent limitations of internal financial controls over financialreporting including the possibility of collusion or improper management override ofcontrols material misstatements due to error or fraud may occur and not be detected.Also projections of any evaluation of the internal financial controls over financialreporting to future periods are subject to the risk that the internal financial controlover financial reporting may become inadequate because of changes in conditions or thatthe degree of compliance with the policies or procedures may deteriorate.
In our opinion the Company has in all material respects an adequate internalfinancial controls system over financial reporting and such internal financial controlsover financial reporting were operating effectively as at 31 March 2021 based on theinternal control over financial reporting criteria established by the Company consideringthe essential components of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit ofInternal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of CharteredAccountants of India.
For Koshal& Associates
Firm's registration number: 121233W
Membership number: 043746
Dated: 30th June 2021