It gives us immense pleasure to present the Annual Report for the Financial Year2020-2021 of your company together with the Audited Statement of Accounts.
During the year under review performance of your company is as under:
|PARTICULARS ||Year ended 31st March 2021 ||Year ended 31st March 2020 |
|Revenue from Operations ||1230802822 ||960254252 |
|EBITDA ||102370643 ||63629914 |
|Less: Finance cost ||33080135 ||29114518 |
|Less: Depreciation ||12226671 ||11625830 |
|Profit before tax & exceptional items ||57063837 ||22889566 |
|Less: Exceptional items ||- ||- |
|Profit before tax ||57063837 ||22889566 |
|Less: Tax expenses ||15783105 ||2881765 |
|Profit After Tax ||41280731 ||20007801 |
|Transferred to general reserve ||- ||- |
|Proposed Dividend ||- ||- |
With over three decades of experience your company is one of the leading manufacturersin its range of products. We manufacture and deliver superior quality products which givea better value addition to our customers.
The company has improved its performance during the year inspite of all the challengesbeing faced by the entire nation in particular and the world at large owing to thedifficulties due to COVID 19 Pandemic. The company has achieved a turnover of Rs 12308.03lakhs with a Net profit of Rs 412.80 lakhs.
To conserve the funds for operations of the Company the Board do not recommend anydividend for this financial year.
Amounts Transferred to Reserves: Nil Disclosures regarding: Changes in ShareCapital
There was no change in the structure of the share capital of the Company during thefinancial year under review.
Issue of Equity Shares with Differential Rights
The Company has not made any issue of equity shares with Differential Rights under theprovision of Section 43 read with Rule 4(4) of the Companies (Share Capital andDebentures) Rules 2014 during the Financial Year under review.
Issue of Employee Stock Options
The Company has not made any issue of equity shares via Employee stock options duringthe Financial Year under review.
Issue of Sweat Equity Shares
The Company has not made any issue of equity shares under the provision of Section 54read with Rule 8(13) of the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules 2014 duringthe Financial Year under review.
Extract of Annual Return
As required pursuant to section 92(3) of the Companies Act 2013 and rule 12(1) of theCompanies (Management and Administration) Rules 2014 an extract of annual return in MGT9 as a part of this Annual Report as Annexure I.
Details of Board Meetings held
During the Financial Year 2020-21 five meetings of the Board of Directors of thecompany were held as against the minimum requirement of four meetings.
|Date ||Board Strength ||No. of Directors Present |
|24th June 2020 ||08 ||08 |
|13h August 2020 ||08 ||08 |
|12th November 2020 ||08 ||08 |
|12th February 2021 ||08 ||08 |
|23rd March 2021 ||08 ||08 |
Particulars of Loan Guarantees and Investments under Section 186
Details of Loans Guarantees and Investments covered under the provisions of Section186 of the Companies Act 2013 forms part of the Financial Statements.
Particulars of Contracts or Arrangements with Related Parties
All Related Party Transactions that were entered during the financial year under reviewwere on an arm's length basis and in the ordinary course of business and is in compliancewith the applicable provisions of the Act and the Listing Regulations. There were nomaterially significant Related Party Transactions made by the Company during the year thatrequired shareholders' approval under Regulation 23 of the Listing Regulations.
None of the transactions entered with related parties falls under the scope of Section188(1) of the Act. The Company has adopted a Policy for dealing with Related PartyTransactions. The Policy as approved by the Board may be viewed on the Company's website.
The particulars of every contract or arrangements entered into by the Company withrelated parties referred to in sub-section (1) of section 188 of the Companies Act 2013shall be disclosed in Form No. AOC-2. As Annexure II.
Explanation to Auditor's Remarks
The Auditors' Report does not contain any qualification. Notes to Accounts and Auditorsremarks in their report are self-explanatory and do not call for any further comments.
Material Changes Affecting the Financial Position of the Company
There are no material changes / events occurring after balance sheet date till thedate of the report to be stated.
Conservation of Energy Technology absorption Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo
The information pertaining to conservation of energy technology absorption Foreignexchange Earnings and outgo as required under Section 134 (3)(m) of the Companies Act2013 read with Rule 8(3) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 is annexed as "AnnexureIII" Details of Subsidiary Joint Venture or Associates
Godavari Capital Private Limited Godavari Homes Private Limited and A.K. PaperProducts Private Limited.
Your Company is committed to highest standards of ethical moral and legal businessconduct. Accordingly the Board of Directors had formulated Vigil mechanism which is incompliance with the provisions of section 177(9) & (10) of the Companies Act 2013 andRegulation 22 of SEBI Listing Regulations. The Vigil Mechanism Policy has been uploaded onthe website of the Company at www.godavaridrugs.com Nomination & RemunerationCommittee Policy
The Board of Directors of your Company had constituted the Nomination and RemunerationCommittee with the requisite terms of reference as required under Section 178 of theCompanies and other applicable provisions thereof in place of existing RemunerationCommittee. The said Committee framed adopted and recommended the "NominationRemuneration & Evaluation Policy ".The Details of the Committee have beenprovided under Corporate Governance Report which forms part of this Annual Report.
Disclosures under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention Prohibition& Redressal) Act 2013
In order to promote safe and indiscriminative environment the Company has formed anInternal Complaints Committee where employees can register their complaints against sexualharassment.
During the year under review Company has not received any complaint of harassment.
Details of Directors and Key Managerial Personnel
In accordance with the provisions of the Act and the Articles of Association of theCompany Shri Mukund Kakani Managing Director of the Company retire by rotation at theensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible have offered themselves forre-appointment.
The Company has received declarations from all the Independent Directors of the Companyconfirming that they meet the criteria of independence as prescribed both under the Actand Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement (LODR).
The Company has drafted a Policy for performance evaluation of Independent DirectorsBoard Committees and other individual Directors which includes criteria for performanceevaluation of the non-executive directors and executive directors.
Familiarization Program For Independent Directors
All new independent directors inducted into the Board are familiarized with theoperations and functioning of the Company On the basis of the Policy framed forperformance evaluation of Independent Directors Board Committees and other individualDirectors a process of evaluation activity was followed by the Board for its ownperformance and that of its Committees and individual Directors. The Company has conductedprogrammes to familiarize Independent Directors with the Company their roles rightsresponsibilities in the Company nature of industry in which the Company works and otherallied matters.
Details of significant & material orders passed by the regulators or courts ortribunal
Appeal Pending with CESTAT Mumbai amounting Rs. 16 29999/-
In Respect of Service Tax and Appeal Pending with CESTAT Mumbai amounting Rs.397766/-Statement in Respect of Adequacy of Internal Financial Control with Reference tothe Financial Statements The Company has in place adequate internal financial controlswith reference to financial statements. During the year such controls were tested and noreportable material weakness in the operation was observed.
Deposit from Public
During the year under review your Company has neither accepted nor renewed anydeposits from the public within the meaning of Section 73 of the Act and the Companies(Acceptance of Deposits) Rules 2014.However opening balance of unsecured loans fromrelated parties is lying with the Company which is subordinated to bank borrowingsagainst cash credit limit availed from Bank.
Receipt of any commission by MD / WTD from a Company or for receipt of commission /remuneration from it Holding or subsidiary As there is no holding company or subsidiary ofthe Company this part isn't applicable to the Company.
Declaration of Independence
The Company has received declarations from all the Independent Directors confirmingthat they meet the criteria of independence as prescribed in Sub-Section (6) of Section149 of Companies Act 2013 read with the Regulations and Rules issued thereunder as wellas Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement (LODR).
Code of Conduct for Directors and Senior Management
The Board has laid down a code of conduct for all Board members and senior Managementof the Company. The Directors and members of Senior Management have affirmed compliancewith the Code of Conduct for Directors and Senior Management of the Company.
The Risk Management is overseen by the Audit Committee of the Company on a continuousbasis. The Committee oversees Company's process and policies for determining risktolerance and review management's measurement and comparison of overall risk tolerance toestablished levels. Major risks identified by the businesses and functions aresystematically addressed through mitigating actions on a continuous basis.
Compliance of Secretarial Standards
During Financial Year 2020-21 your Company has complied with the relevant provisionsof Secretarial Standards issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India on BoardMeetings and General Meetings
Secretarial Audit Report
In terms of Section 204 of the Act and Rules made there under M/s. VSS &Associates Practicing Company Secretary have been appointed as Secretarial Auditors ofthe Company. The report of the Secretarial Auditors is enclosed as Annexure IV tothis report. The report is self-explanatory and do not call for any further comments.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy
The Company doesn't fall under the ambit of Section 135 (1) hence Corporate SocialResponsibility policy is not applicable to the Company.
During the year under review 4 meetings of the Committee were held on June 24 2020;August 13 2020; November 12 2020 and February 12 2021.
The composition of the Committee as on 31st March 2021 as well as theparticulars of attendance at the Committee during the year are given in the table below:
|Name ||Category of Directorship ||No. of Meetings Attended ||% of Total meetings attended during the tenure as a Director |
|Shri Dilip Patel ||Independent Director / Chairman ||4 ||100 |
|Shri Syed Hussain ||Independent Director ||4 ||100 |
|Shri K K Jain ||Director Finance ||4 ||100 |
The Committee's composition meets with requirements of Section 177 of the CompaniesAct 2013 and Clause 18 of SEBI Regulations 2015 members of the Audit Committee possessfinancial / accounting expertise / exposure.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and Securities and Exchange Boardof India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 ("SEBIListing Regulations") the Board has carried out an annual performance evaluation ofits own performance the directors individually as well as the evaluation of the workingof its Committees. The manner in which the evaluation has been carried out has beenexplained in the Corporate Governance Report.
Details pertaining to remuneration as required under section 197(12) of the CompaniesAct 2013 read with rule 5(1) of the companies (appointment and Remuneration of managerialpersonnel) rules 2014. The percentage increase in remuneration of each Director ChiefFinancial Officer and Company Secretary during the financial year 2020-21 ratio of theremuneration of each Director to the median remuneration of the employees of the Companyfor the financial year 2020-21 and the comparison of remuneration of each Key ManagerialPersonnel (KMP) against the performance of the Company are as under:
|Sr. Name of Director/KMP No. and Designation ||Remuneration of Director/KMP for financial year 2020-21 (in Lakhs) ||% increase in Remuneration in the Financial Year 2020-21 ||Ratio of remuneration of each Director/ to median remuneration of employees |
|1 Ghanshyam Jaju Chairman ||Nil ||Nil ||Not Applicable |
|2 Mukund Kakani Managing Director ||10.20 ||Nil ||3.49:1 |
|3 Kirti Kumar Jain Executive Director ||6.00 ||Nil ||2.05:1 |
|4 Mohit Jaju Executive Director ||6.00 ||Nil ||2.05:1 |
|5# Syed Hussain Independent Director ||0.60 ||50 ||0.21:1 |
|6# Dilip Patel Independent Director ||0.60 ||50 ||0.21:1 |
|7# Ramesh Babu Telugu ||0.60 ||50 ||0.21:1 |
|Independent Director || || || |
|8# Vimala Madon Independent Director ||0.60 ||50 ||0.21:1 |
|9 Narendra Maddineni Company Secretary & Compliance Officer (Resigned on 30th April 2021) ||3.60 ||Nil ||1.23:1 |
|10. Rashmi Agarwal Company Secretary & Compliance Officer (Appointed on 10th May 2021) ||Nil ||Nil ||Nil |
# Sitting fees is also considered for calculation of remuneration for the above purpose
Percentage increase in the median remuneration of employees in the financial year: themedian remuneration is Rs. 24384/- and the percentage increase in the median remunerationof employees in the financial year is 11.23%.
Number of permanent employees on the rolls of company:
Number of employees on the role of the Company as on 31st March 2021 was 103 Nos.
Average percentile increase already made in the salaries of employees other than themanagerial personnel in the last financial year and its comparison with the percentileincrease in the managerial remuneration and justification thereof and point out if thereare any exceptional circumstances for increase in the managerial remuneration: The averageincrease in salaries of employees other than managerial personnel in 2020-21 was 11.11%.Percentage increase in the managerial remuneration for the year was 15.76%.
Affirmation that the remuneration is as per the remuneration policy of the Company:
The Company affirms remuneration is as per the remuneration policy of the Company.
Details pertaining to remuneration as required under section 197(12) of the CompaniesAct 2013 read with rule 5(2) and 5(3) of the companies (appointment and Remuneration ofmanagerial personnel) rules 2014.
(a) Employed throughout the financial year and was in receipt of remuneration for theyear in aggregate of not less than Rs. 10200000:- NIL
(b) Employed for a part of the financial year and was in receipt of remuneration at arate in aggregate not less than Rs. 850000/- per month:- NIL
(c) Employed throughout the financial year or part thereof was in receipt ofremuneration in the year which in the aggregate or at a rate which in the aggregate wasin excess of that drawn by the Whole-time Director and holds by himself or along with hisspouse and dependent children not less than 2% of the equity shares of the Company:- NIL
No cases of fraud have been reported to the Audit Committee / Board during thefinancial year under review.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section - 139 and other applicable provisions if any ofthe Companies Act 2013 and the Rules framed there under read with Schedule VI of theAct as amended from time to time M/s V. Sridhar & Co. Chartered Accountants (FirmRegistration No. 006206S ) be and is hereby reappointed ( their appointment beingratified ) as Statutory Auditors of the Company to hold office from the conclusion of thisAnnual General Meeting till the conclusion of the (34th) Annual General Meetingof the Company to be held in the year 2022 (subject to ratication of theirre-appointment at every next Annual General Meeting) at such remuneration as may bemutually agreed upon between the Board of Directors and Statutory Auditors.
They have confirmed their eligibility to the effect that their re-appointment if madewould be within the prescribed limits under the Act and that they are not disqualified forre-appointment.
Management Discussion and Analysis Report
The above report is annexed herewith as Annexure V
Directors Responsibility Statement
In accordance with the provisions of Section 134(3) (c) of the Companies Act 2013 yourdirectors confirm that: a) In the preparation of the annual accounts for the financialyear ended 31st March 2021 the applicable accounting standards have been followed alongwith proper explanation relating to material departures. b) The Company has selected suchaccounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates thatare reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs ofthe Company as at 31st March 2021 and of the profit /loss of the Company for that period.c) The Company has taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequateaccounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 forsafeguarding the assets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and otherirregularities. d) The annual accounts have been prepared on going concern basis. e) Thedirectors have devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of allapplicable laws and that such systems are adequate and operating effectively. f) TheCompany has laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the company and thatsuch internal financial controls are adequate and are operating effectively.
The company considers its human resources as the key to achieve its objectives. Keepingin view your company takes utmost care to attract and retain quality employees. Theemployees are sufficiently empowered and such work environment propels them to achievehigher levels of performance. The unflinching commitment of the employees is the drivingforce behind the company's vision. The company appreciates the spirit of its dedicatedemployees.
Green initiative in corporate governance
The ministry of corporate affairs ( MCA) has taken a green initiative in corporategovernance by allowing paperless compliance by the companies and permitted the service ofannual reports and documents to the shareholders through electronic mode subject tocertain conditions and the company continues to send annual report and othercommunications in electronic mode to the members having email addresses and for themembers who have not registered their email addresses physical copies are sent throughthe permitted mode
The Directors express their sincere appreciation to the employees valued shareholderscustomers bankers suppliers and government authorities for their continued support.
| ||For and on behalf of the Board of Directors || |
| ||For Godavari Drugs Limited || |
|Place : Secunderabad ||Ghanshyam Jaju ||Mukund Kakani |
|Date : 16.06.2021 ||(Chairman) ||(Managing Director) |
| ||DIN: 00104601 ||DIN: 00104646 |