The Members of
M/s. Frontline Financial Services Limited
Your Directors have pleasure in presenting the Board's Report of your Company togetherwith the Audited Statement of Accounts and the Auditors' Report of your company for thefinancial year ended 31st March 2017.
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|Particulars || |
|Particulars ||2016-2017 ||2015-2016 |
|Gross Income ||25.37 ||36.20 |
|Profit Before Interest and Depreciation ||0.49 ||1.80 |
|Finance Charges ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|Gross Profit ||0.49 ||1.80 |
|Provision for Depreciation ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|Net Profit Before Tax ||0.49 ||1.80 |
|Provision for Tax ||0.15 ||0.55 |
|Net Profit After Tax ||0.34 ||1.25 |
However with the view to conserve the resources of company the directors are notrecommending any dividend.
INFORMATION ABOUT SUBSIDIARY/ IV/ ASSOCIATE COMPANY
Company does not have any Subsidiary Joint venture or Associate Company.
TRANSFER OF UNCLAIMED DIVIDEND TO INVESTOR EDUCTION AND PROTECTION FUND
The provisions of Section 125(2) of the Companies Act 2013 do not apply as there wasno dividend declared and paid last year.
MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS
No material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of the Companyoccurred between the ends of the financial year to which this financial statement relateon the date of this report.
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN
The Extract of Annual Return as required under section 92(3) of the Companies Act 2013and rule 12(1) of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules 2014 in Form MGT-9is annexed herewith for your kind perusal and information.
MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
During the Financial Year 2015-16 the Company held seven board meetings of the Boardof Directors as per Section 173 of Companies Act 2013 which is summarized below. Theprovisions of Companies Act 2013 and SEBI (Listing obligations & DisclosureRequirements) Regulations 2015 were adhered to while considering the time gap between twomeetings.
|Date of Meeting ||Board Strength ||No. of Directors Present |
|30/05/2016 ||4 ||4 |
|13/08/2016 ||4 ||4 |
|31/08/2016 ||4 ||4 |
|14/11/2016 ||4 ||4 |
|11/02/2017 ||4 ||4 |
|31/03/2017 ||4 ||4 |
DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
Pursuant to Section 134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 the Board of Directors of theCompany confirms that-
(a) In the preparation of the annual accounts the applicable accounting standards hadbeen followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;
(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 the financial year and ofthe profit and loss of the company for that period;
(c) The directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequateaccounting records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding theassets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
(d) The directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis; and
(e) The directors in the case of a listed company had laid down internal financialcontrols to be followed by the company and that such internal financial controls areadequate and were operating effectively.
(f) The directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisionsof all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
AUDITORS and REPORT thereon
The Auditors M/s. Kamlesh Bhojani & Associates Chartered Accountants to beappointed in the Extra Ordinary General Meeting be ratify by members from the conclusionof this Annual General Meeting until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meetingheld in year 2018.
Their continuance of appointment and payment of remuneration are to be confirmed andapproved in the ensuing Annual General Meeting.
There are no qualifications or adverse remarks in the Auditors' Report which requireany clarification/ explanation. The Notes on financial statements are self-explanatoryand needs no further explanation.
Further the Auditors' Report for the financial year ended 31st March 2017 is annexedherewith for your kind perusal and information.
LOANS GUARANTEES AND INVESTMENTS
There were no loans guarantees or investments made by the Company under Section 186 ofthe Companies Act 2013 during the year under review and hence the said provision is notapplicable.
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
All related party transactions that were entered into during the financial year were onan arm's length basis and were in the ordinary course of business. There are no materiallysignificant related party transactions made by the Company with Promoters Directors KeyManagerial Personnel or other designated persons which may have a potential conflict withthe interest of the same.
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE OUTGO:
(A) Conservation of energy and Technology absorption
The particulars as required under the provisions of Section 134(3) (m) of the CompaniesAct 2013 in respect of conservation of energy and technology absorption have not beenfurnished considering the nature of activities undertaken by the company during the yearunder review.
(B) Foreign exchange earnings and Outgo
There were no foreign exchange earnings and outgo during the year under review.
The Company does not have any Risk Management Policy as the element of risk threateningthe Company's existence is very minimal.
DIRECTORS and KMP
During the current financial year the no changes have occurred in the constitution ofdirectors of the company:
The company has not accepted any deposits during the year.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
The company does not meet the criteria of Section 135 of Companies Act 2013 read withthe Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules 2014 so there is norequirement to constitute Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.
RATIO OF REMUNERATION TO EACH DIRECTOR
The information required pursuant to Section 197 read with Rule 5 of The Companies
(Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 and Companies(Particulars of Employees) Rules 1975 in respect of employees of the Company andDirectors is furnished in the auditor report of the company as attached herewith.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 the Board has carried out anannual performance evaluation of its own performance the directors individually as wellas the evaluation of the working of its Audit Nomination & Remuneration andCompliance Committees.
A structured questionnaire was prepared after taking into consideration inputs receivedfrom the Directors covering various aspects of the Board's functioning such as adequacyof the composition of the Board and its Committees Board culture execution andperformance of specific duties obligations and governance.
INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS and DECLARATION
The Board of Directors of the Company hereby confirms that all the Independentdirectors duly appointed by the Company have given the declaration and they meet thecriteria of independence as provided under section 149(6) of the Companies Act 2013.
NOMINATION AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE
As per the section 178(1) of the Companies Act 2013 the Company's Nomination andRemuneration Committee comprises of three Directors. The table sets out the composition ofthe Committee:
|Name of the Director ||Position held in the Committee ||Category of the Director |
|Mr. Maheshkumar C. Shah ||Chairman ||Non Executive Independent Director |
|Mr. Jayesh B. Shah ||Member ||Non Executive Independent Director |
|Mr. Bhadresh M. Mehta ||Member ||Non Executive Independent Director |
Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee are as under:
1. To identify persons who are qualified to become Directors and who may be appointedin senior management in accordance with the criteria laid down recommend to the Boardtheir appointment and removal and shall carry out evaluation of every Director'sperformance.
2. To formulate the criteria for determining qualifications positive attributes andindependence of a Director and recommend to the Board a policy relating to theremuneration for the Directors Key Managerial Personnel and other employees.
3. The Nomination and Remuneration Committee shall while formulating the policy ensurethat:
a. the level and composition of remuneration is reasonable and sufficient to attractretain and motivate Directors of the quality required to run the Company successfully;
b. relationship of remuneration to performance is clear and meets appropriateperformance benchmarks; and
c. remuneration to Directors Key Managerial Personnel and senior management involves abalance between fixed and incentive pay reflecting short and long-term performanceobjectives appropriate to the working of the company and its goals:
4. Regularly review the Human Resource function of the Company
5. Discharge such other function(s) or exercise such power(s) as may be delegated tothe Committee by the Board from time to time.
6. Make reports to the Board as appropriate.
7. Review and reassess the adequacy of this charter periodically and recommend anyproposed changes to the Board for approval from time to time.
8. Any other work and policy related and incidental to the objectives of the committeeas per provisions of the Act and rules made there under.
Remuneration to Executive Directors:
The remuneration paid to Executive Directors is recommended by the Nomination andRemuneration Committee and approved by Board in Board meeting subject to the subsequentapproval of the shareholders at the General Meeting and such other authorities as may berequired.
The remuneration is decided after considering various factors such as qualificationexperience performance responsibilities shouldered industry standards as well asfinancial position of the Company.
Remuneration to Non Executive Directors:
The Non Executive Directors are paid remuneration by way of Sitting Fees andCommission. The Non Executive Directors are paid sitting fees for each meeting of theBoard and Committee of Directors attended by them.
According to Section 177 of the Companies Act 2013 the company's Audit Committeecomprised of three directors. The board has accepted the recommendations of the AuditCommittee. The table sets out the composition of the Committee:
|Name of the Director ||Position held in the Committee ||Category of the Director |
|Mr. Maheshkumar Shah ||Chairman ||Non Executive Independent Director |
|Mr. Jayeshkumar Shah ||Member ||Non Executive Independent Director |
|Mr. Bhadresh Shah ||Member ||Non Executive Independent Director |
SECRETARIAL AUDIT REPORT
Clarification to the qualifications or adverse remarks in the Secretarial Audit Reportas attached herewith.
1. The company was required to appoint CFO & CS during the year However not foundsuitable and knowledgeable person who can take the responsibility for the said position ofof KMP.
2. Woman director was required to get appointed as per Rule 3 of Companies Rules 2014Assurance is given to all the members of the company that woman director will be appointedby the board in short span.
3. Company was suspended by BSE - the process for revocation of suspension is underprogress however due to lake of funds the same process is moving further at very slowspeed.
4. Company was in default in following applicable SEBI (LODR) compliances- Saidregulations were recently introduce by the SEBI company's financial position is notstagnant and facing many crunches and due to which said compliances were overlookedhowever board assure to make the same in couple of months while undergoing suspensionrevocation.
5. E- Voting facilities was not given to the members of the company for purpose ofAnnual General Meeting of the company: - The Company has dues from CDSL and NSDL and dueto which e-voting facility was not obtained and offered to the members of the company.
Cost Audit is not application to the Company.
As per Section 177(9) and (10) of the Companies Act 2013 and as per the Clause 49 ofthe Listing Agreement the company has established Vigil Mechanism for directors andemployees to report genuine concerns and made provisions for direct access to thechairperson of the Audit Committee. Company has formulated the present policy forestablishing the vigil mechanism/ Whistle Blower Policy to safeguard the interest of itsstakeholders Directors and employees to freely communicate and address to the Companytheir genuine concerns in relation to any illegal or unethical practice being carried outin the Company. The details of the Vigil Committee are annexed herewith for your kindperusal and information.
DISCLOSURE UNDER THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION- PROHIBITIONAND REPRESSED ACT. 2013:
The Company has in place an Anti Sexual Harassment Policy in line with the requirementsof The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention Prohibition &Redressal) Act 2013. Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) has been set up to redresscomplaints received regarding sexual harassment. All employees (Permanent contractualtemporary trainees) are covered under this policy.
DETAILS OF ADEQUACY OF INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS
Your company has established adequate internal financial control systems to ensurereliable financial reporting and compliance with laws and regulations.
Your Directors wish to express their grateful appreciation to the continuedco-operation received from the Banks Government Authorities Customers Vendors andShareholders during the year under review. Your Directors also wish to place on recordtheir deep sense of appreciation for the committed service of the Executives staff andWorkers of the Company.
FOR & ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
|SD/- ||SD/- |
|(MAHESH SHAH) ||(JAYESH SHAH) |
|DIRECTOR ||DIRECTOR |
|DIN:00059614 ||DIN:03391386 |
|DATE : AHMEDABAD || |
|PLACE:30/08/2017 || |