To The Members of The GrobTea CompanyLimited
Report on the financial statements
We have audited the accompanying financial statements of The Grob Tea CompanyLimited ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31st March2017 the Statement of Profit and Loss the Cash Flow Statement and a summary of thesignificant accounting policies and other explanatory information for the year then ended.
Management's responsibility for the financial statements
The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in Section134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation ofthese financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial positionfinancial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accountingprinciples generally accepted in India including the Accounting Standards specified underSection 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014. Thisresponsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance withthe provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventingand detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriateaccounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; anddesign implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls that wereoperating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accountingrecords relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements thatgive a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud orerror.
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on ouraudit.
We have taken into account the provisions of the Act the accounting and auditingstandards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under theprovisions of the Act and the Rules made there under.
We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified underSection 143(10) of the Act. Those standards require that we comply with ethicalrequirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whetherthe financial statements are free from material misstatement.
An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts andthe disclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on theauditor's judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of thefinancial statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments theauditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company's preparation of thefinancial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit proceduresthat are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating theappropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accountingestimates made by the Company's Directors as well as evaluating the overall presentationof the financial statements.
We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the financial statements.
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 Actin the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accountingprinciples generally accepted in India of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31stMarch 2017 and its profit and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.
Report on other legal and regulatory requirements
1. 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 Act we give in the "Annexure A" a statement on the matters specified inparagraphs 3 and 4 of the Order.
2. As required by Section 143 (3) of the Act we report that:
i. W e 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.
ii. I n 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.
iii. The Balance Sheet the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Cash flow Statementdealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account.
iv. In our opinion the aforesaid financial statements comply with the AccountingStandards specified under Section 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of the Companies(Accounts) Rules 2014.
v. On the basis of the written representations received from the Directors as at 31stMarch 2017 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the Directors isdisqualified as at 31st March 2017 from being appointed as a Director in terms of Section164 (2) of the Act.
vi. 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 B".
vii. 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 has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financialposition in its financial statements - Refer Note No.27.1 to the financial statements.
b. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivatives contracts forwhich there were any material foreseeable losses.
c. There has been no delay in transferring amounts required to be transferred to theinvestor education and protection fund by the Company.
d. The Company has provided requisite disclosures in the financial statements as toholdings as well as dealings in Specified Bank Notes during the period from 8th November2016 to 30th December 2016 and these are in accordance with the books of accountmaintained by the Company- Refer Note No. 26.15 to the financial statements.
| ||For G.P. AGRAWAL & CO. |
| ||Chartered Accountants |
| ||Firm's Registration No. - 302082E |
| ||(CA. SUNITA KEDIA) |
|Place of Signature: Kolkata ||Partne r |
|Date: 29th May 2017 ||Membershi p No. 60162 |