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Kovalam Investment & Trading Co. Ltd.

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VOLUME 5
52-Week high 11.08
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P/E
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 2
Buy Price 11.08
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Kovalam Investment & Trading Co. Ltd. (KOVALAMINVESTM) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

TO THE MEMBERS OF KOVALAM INVESTMENT AND TRADING COMPANY LIMITED

Report on the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements Opinion

We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of Kovalam InvestmentAnd Trading Company Limited ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet asat March 31 2019 the Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement for the yearended on that date and a summary of the significant accounting policies and otherexplanatory information (hereinafter referred to as "the standalone financialstatements").

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 Standards prescribed under section 133 ofthe Act read with the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules 2014 as amended and otheraccounting principles generally accepted in India of the state of affairs of the Companyas at March 31 2019 the profit and loss and cash flow statement for the year ended onthat date.

Basis for Opinion

We conducted our audit of the standalone financial statements in accordance with theStandards on Auditing specified under section 143(10) of the Act (SAs). Ourresponsibilities under those Standards are further described in the Auditor'sResponsibilities for the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements section of ourreport. We are independent of the Company in accordance with the Code of Ethics issued bythe Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) together with the independencerequirements that are relevant to our audit of the standalone financial statements underthe provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder and we have fulfilled our otherethical responsibilities in accordance with these requirements and the ICAI's Code ofEthics. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriateto provide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.

Information Other than the Financial Statements and Auditor's Report Thereon

The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the preparation of the otherinformation. The other information comprises the information included in the Board'sReport including annexures to the Board's Report and Management Discussion & AnalysisReport but does not include the standalone financial statements and our auditors' reportthereon. The Board's Report including annexures to the Board's Report and ManagementDiscussion & Analysis Report is expected to be made available to us after the date ofthis auditors' report.

Our opinion on the standalone financial statements does not cover the other informationand we will 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 during the course of our audit orotherwise appears to be materially misstated. When we read the Board's Report includingannexures to the Board's Report and Management Discussion &

Analysis Report if we conclude that there is a material misstatement therein we arerequired to communicate the matter to those charged with governance.

Management's Responsibility for the Standalone Financial Statements

The Company's 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 and cashflows of the Company in accordance with the Accounting Standards and other accountingprinciples generally accepted in India. This responsibility also includes maintenance ofadequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguardingthe 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 standalone financial statements that give a true andfair view and are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or error.

In preparing the standalone financial statements management is responsible forassessing the Company's ability to continue as a going concern disclosing as applicablematters related to going concern and using the going concern basis of accounting unlessmanagement either intends to liquidate the Company or to cease operations or has norealistic alternative but to do so.

The Board of Directors are responsible for overseeing the Company's financial reportingprocess.

Auditor's 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 auditor's report that includes our opinion. Reasonable assuranceis a high level of assurance but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted in accordancewith SAs will always detect a material misstatement when it exists. Misstatements canarise from fraud or error and are considered material if individually or in theaggregate they could reasonably be expected to influence the economic decisions of userstaken on the basis of these standalone 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 standalone 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 financial controls relevant to the audit in orderto design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. Under section143(3)(i) of the Act we are also responsible for expressing our opinion on whether theCompany has adequate internal financial controls system in place and the operatingeffectiveness of such controls.

? Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness ofaccounting 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 standalone 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 ourauditor's report. However future events or conditions may cause the Company to cease tocontinue as a going concern.

? Evaluate the overall presentation structure and content of the standalone financialstatements including the disclosures and whether the standalone financial statementsrepresent the underlying transactions and events in a manner that achieves fairpresentation.

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 alsoprovide those charged with governance with a statement that we have complied with relevantethical requirements regarding independence and to communicate with them allrelationships 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 auditor's report unless law or regulation precludes public disclosure about thematter or when in extremely rare circumstances we determine that a matter should not becommunicated in our report because the adverse consequences of doing so would reasonablybe 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 and Cash Flow Statement dealtwith by this Report are in agreement with the relevant books of account.

d) In our opinion the aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with theAccounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of theCompanies (Accounts) Rules 2014. e) On the basis of the written representations receivedfrom the directors as on March 31 2019 taken on record by the Board of Directors none ofthe directors is disqualified as on March 31 2019 from being appointed as a director interms of Section 164 (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". Our report expresses an unmodified opinion onthe adequacy and operating effectiveness of the Company's internal financial controls overfinancial reporting.

g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report inaccordance with the requirements of section 197(16) of the Act as amended: The Companyhas not paid any managerial remuneration.

h) 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 as amended inour opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given tous:

i. The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financialposition in its standalone financial statements.

ii. The Company has made provision as required under the applicable law or accountingstandards for material foreseeable losses if any on long-term contracts includingderivative contracts.

iii. There has been no delay in transferring amounts required to be transferred tothe Investor

Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

2. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2016 ("the Order")issued by the Central Government in terms of Section 143(11) of the Act we give in"Annexure B" a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of theOrder.

For YAPL & Co.

Chartered Accountants

Firm Regn.No.017800N

(CA Neha Kansal)

Partner

M.No.540386

Dated: 28.05.2019

Place: Ludhiana

ANNEXURE 'A' TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR's REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 1(f) under ‘Report on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements' section of our report to the Members of KOVALAM INVESTMENT AND TRADINGCOMPANY LIMITED of even date)

Report on the Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting under Clause (i) ofSubsection 3 of Section 143 of the Companies Act 2013 ('the Act')

We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of KOVALAMINVESTMENT AND TRADING COMPANY LIMITED ("the Company") as of March 31 2019in conjunction with our audit of the standalone financial statements of the Company forthe year ended on that date.

Management's Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls

The Board of Directors of the Company is responsible for establishing and maintaininginternal financial controls based on the internal control over financial reportingcriteria established by the Company considering the essential components of internalcontrol stated in the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over FinancialReporting issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. 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 respective company's policies thesafeguarding of its assets the prevention and detection of frauds and errors theaccuracy and completeness of the accounting records and the timely preparation ofreliable financial information as required under the Companiess Act 2013.

Auditor's Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the internal financial controls overfinancial reporting of the Company based on our audit. We conducted our audit inaccordance with the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over FinancialReporting (the "Guidance Note") issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountantsof India and the Standards on Auditing prescribed under Section 143(10) of the CompaniesAct 2013 to the extent applicable to an audit of internal financial controls. ThoseStandards and the Guidance Note require that we comply with ethical requirements and planand perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether adequate internalfinancial controls over financial reporting was established and maintained and if suchcontrols 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 judgement 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 internal financial controls system overfinancial reporting of the Company.

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.

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.

Opinion

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 March 31 2019 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 YAPL & Co.

Chartered Accountants

Firm Regn.No.017800N

(CA Neha Kansal)

Partner

M.No.540386

Dated: 28.05.2019

Place: Ludhiana

ANNEXURE 'B' TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR's REPORT

(Referred to in paragraph 2 under eReport on Other Legal and RegulatoryRequirements' section of our report to the Members of KOVALAM INVESTMENT AND TRADINGCOMPANY LIMITED of even date)

i. The Company does not have any fixed assets. Hence the clause is not applicable tothe company.

ii. The Company does not have any Inventories. Hence the clause is not applicable tothe company.

iii. (a) The Company has granted loans to one bodies corporate covered in the registermaintained under section 189 of the Companies Act 2013 (‘the Act').

(b) In our opinion the rate of interest and other terms and conditions on which theloans had been granted to the bodies corporate listed in the register maintained underSection 189 of the Act were not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company.

(c) In the case of the loans granted to the bodies corporate listed in the registermaintained under section 189 of the Act the borrowers have been regular in the payment ofthe principal and interest as stipulated.

(d) There are no overdue amounts in respect of the loan granted to a body corporatelisted in the register maintained under section 189 of the Act.

iv. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has complied with the provisions of Sections 185 and 186 of the Act in respect ofgrant of loans making investments and providing guarantees and securities as applicable.

v. The Company has not accepted deposits during the year and does not have anyunclaimed deposits as at March 31 2019 and therefore the provisions of the clause 3 (v)of the Order are not applicable to the Company.

vi. The provision of cost record is not applicable to the company.

vii. According to the information and explanations given to us in respect of statutorydues:

(a) The Company has generally been regular in depositing undisputed statutory duesincluding Provident Fund Employees' State Insurance Income Tax Goods and Service TaxCustoms Duty Cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it with the appropriateauthorities.

(b) There were no undisputed amounts payable in respect of Provident Fund Employees'State Insurance Income Tax Goods and Service Tax Customs Duty Cess and other materialstatutory dues in arrears as at March 31 2019 for a period of more than six months fromthe date they became payable.

(c) There are no dues of Income Tax Sales Tax Service Tax Excise Duty and ValueAdded Tax which have not been deposited as at March 31 2019.

viii. The Company has not taken any loan hence the clause is not applicable to thecompany.

ix. The Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer or furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments). The term loans were applied for the purpose forwhich those were raised. Accordingly paragraph 3 (ix) of the Order is not applicable.

x. According to the information and explanations given to us no material fraud by theCompany or on the Company by its officers or employees has been noticed or reported duringthe course of our audit.

xi. The Company has not paid/provided for managerial remuneration. Hence the clause isnot applicable to the company.

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 sections 177 and 188 of the Act where applicable and details of suchtransactions have been disclosed as required by the applicable accounting 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 non-cashtransactions with directors or persons connected with him. Accordingly paragraph 3(xv) ofthe Order is not applicable.

xvi. The Company is registered under section 45-IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act1934.

For YAPL & Co.

Chartered Accountants

Firm Regn.No.017800N

(CA Neha Kansal)

Partner

M.No.540386

Dated: 28.05.2019

Place: Ludhiana