The Directors submit herewith the Annual Report together with the Statement of Accountsof your Company for the year ended 31st March 2020.
The summary of your Company's financial performance is given below:
| ||Year ended March 31 2020 ||Year ended March 31 2019 |
| ||(Rs. in lakhs) ||(Rs. in lakhs) |
|Profit before Depreciation and Taxes ||(125.24) ||37.83 |
|Deducting there from Depreciation ||10.78 ||12.80 |
|Profit / Loss before tax after exceptional item ||(136.02) ||25.03 |
|Deducting there from taxes of: || || |
|- Current Tax ||11.15 ||18.00 |
|- Deferred Tax ||(49.62) ||(10.27) |
|Profit for the period ||(97.55) ||17.30 |
|Add/(Less): Other Comprehensive Income (Net of Tax) ||(1.25) ||(2.13) |
|Total Comprehensive Income ||(98.80) ||15.17 |
Transfer to Reserves
Due to Carry forward loss of previous years the Company has not transferred any amountto General Reserve in the current year.
Highlights / Performance of the Company
Total revenue from operations of the Company was Rs.102.87 Lakhs during the year ascompared to Rs. 114.61 Lakhs in the previous year.
Presently Company is not involved in any manufacturing activities except leasing ofproperty. Hence services of the company were not much affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.The Company has also considered internal and external information and has performed ananalysis based on current estimates while assessing the provision towards employeebenefits trade receivables investments and other current and financial assets for anypossible impact on the financial statements. The Company has also assessed the impact ofthis whole situation on its capital and financial resources profitability liquidityposition and internal financial reporting controls. However the actual impact of COVID-19on business may differ from that estimated due to unforeseen circumstances and the Companywill continue to closely monitor any material changes to future economic conditions.
Management Discussion and Analysis
a) Industry Structure and Developments
The Company continues its search for a viable project to be set up at the availablefacilities at Rakhial.
b) Opportunities and Threats
The Management is interested in undertaking a suitable venture that can be set up inthe available land and infrastructure with the Company. As such the Company does not faceany threat in its existence.
It will entirely depend on the project to be set up by the Company.
d) Risks & Concerns
Presently Company is exposed to the prevalent risks of uncertainties and changes ingovernment policies unexpected regulatory changes etc.
e) Internal Control Systems and their adequacy
The Company has computerized its accounting system since many years. Adequate internalcontrol system exists in the Company and the internal control system of the Company iscommensurate with the size and complexity of the Company's business. The operations aresubject to periodic internal audit by independent Auditors.
f) Financial performance with respect to Operational Performance is discussed inthe main part of the report.
g) Material Developments in Human Resources Industrial Relations Environment Health& Safety
The Company values and nurtures its human resources and Company would continue to adoptand implement the best HRD practices in future. Manpower strength of the Company as onMarch 31 2020 stands at 6.
h) Key Financial Ratios : (in times / %)
|Ratio ||2019-20 ||2018-19 |
|1 Debtors Turnover -times ||14550.07 ||8105.53 |
|2 Inventory Turnover ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|3 Interest Coverage Ratio ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|4 Current Ratio - times ||41.36 ||51.21 |
|5 Debt. Equity Ratio ||0.00 ||0.00 |
|6 Operating Profit Margin % ||(132.23) ||21.84 |
|7 Net Profit Margin % ||(94.83) ||15.09 |
|8 Return on Net Worth % ||(5.57) ||0.94 |
There is a considerable reduction in average debtors in FY 2019-20 as compared to thatof FY 2018-19 which has resulted in increase in debtors turnover ratio. Operating ProfitMargin Net Profit Margin and Return on Net Worth Ratios varies due to decline in the fairvalue of Non-Current and Current Investments of the Company in FY 2019-20 as compared tocarrying fair values of FY 2018-19 which are recognized in the statement of profit andloss account as per the requirement of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS).
Conservation of energy technology absorption and foreign exchange earnings and outgo
The information required under Section 134 (3)(m) of the Companies Act 2013 read withRule 8 of The Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 is annexed herewith as a separateAnnexure-I.
Particulars of contracts or arrangements with related parties
All transactions entered with Related parties as defined under the Companies Act 2013and SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 during thefinancial year were in the ordinary course of business and on an arm's length basis thedetails of which are included in the notes forming part of the financial statements.
There were no material related party transactions entered during the year. Accordinglyinformation in form AOC - 2 is not annexed. Further no materially significant relatedParty transactions were made by the Company with Directors Key Managerial Personnel orother designated Persons which may have a Potential Conflict with the interest of theCompany at large. All related party transactions were placed before the Audit Committeeand also the Board for approval. The Policy on related Party transactions as approved bythe Board is uploaded on the Company's website i.e. www.madhusudan-india.com.
Director's Responsibility Statement
In compliance of Section 134(5) of the Companies Act 2013 the Directors of yourCompany confirm:
- that in the preparation of annual accounts the applicable accounting standards havebeen followed and that there are no material departures; - that such accounting policieshave been selected and applied consistently and made judgements and estimates that arereasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of theCompany as on March 31 2020 and of the loss of the Company for the year ended on thatdate; - that proper and sufficient care has been taken 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; - that the annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.
- that internal financial controls have been laid down to be followed by the Companyand that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; -that proper systems have been devised to ensure compliance with the provisions of allapplicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
Managerial Remuneration and Employees
Details required pursuant to Rule 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remunerationof Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 are enclosed as a separate Annexure-II.
Details of employees as specified under Rule 5(2) of the Companies (Appointment andRemuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 is annexed to this report as annexurehowever it is not being sent alongwith this Annual Report but available for inspection atthe Registered Office of the Company during working hours 21 days before the AnnualGeneral Meeting and shall be made available to any shareholder on request being made tothe Company Secretary. The above detail is not being sent alongwith this Annual Report tothe members in line with the provisions of Section 136 of the Companies Act 2013 andrules made thereunder.
Company has not offered its shares to its employees under ESOS during the year underreview.
Company has not sanctioned loan to any of its employees for purchase of Company'sshares under any scheme.
Extract of Annual Return
The details forming part of the extract of the annual return in Form No.MGT-9 isannexed herewith as a separate Annexure-III.
Pursuant to SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015report on Corporate Governance has been included in this Annual Report as a separateAnnexure - IV.
As per Regulation 15 the of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements)Regulations 2015 the Company is not required to comply with Regulations 17 to 27 andClauses (b) to (i) of sub-regulation (2) of Regulation 46 and para C D and E of ScheduleV. However as a good corporate governance practice the Company has been complying withthe aforesaid provisions / regulations voluntarily.
Number of Meetings of the Board
The Board of Directors during the financial year 2019-20 duly met 4 times on02.05.2019 06.08.2019 08.11.2019 and 04.02.2020 in respect of which meetings propernotices were given and the proceedings were properly recorded and signed in the MinutesBook maintained for the purpose.
Particulars of Loans guarantees or investments
The loans if any made by the Company are within the limits prescribed u/s 186 of theCompanies Act 2013 and no guarantee or security is provided by the Company.
Details of investments covered u/s 186 of the Companies Act 2013 are given in thenotes to the Financial Statements.
Risk Management Policy
The Board has approved and implemented risk management Policy of the Company includingidentification and element of risks.
The Risk Management is overseen by the Audit Committee / Board of Directors of theCompany on a continuous basis. The Committee oversees Company's process and policies fordetermining risk tolerance and review management's measurement and comparison of overallrisk tolerance to established levels. Major risks identified by the businesses andfunctions are systematically addressed through mitigating actions on a continuous basis.
The Company has constituted Audit Committee. For details please refer CorporateGovernance Report attached as a separate Annexure-IV.
Internal Control System and its Adequacy
The Company has internal control system commensurate with the size scale andcomplexity of its business operations. The scope and functions of Internal Auditor aredefined and reviewed by the Audit Committee. The Internal Auditor reports to the Chairmanof the Audit Committee. The Internal Auditor assesses opportunities for improvement ofbusiness processes systems and controls to provide recommendations which can add valueto the organisation.
Due to carry forward loss of previous years the Board of Directors has not recommendedany dividend. During the year the Company was not required to transfer unclaimed dividendto the Investor Education and Protection Fund.
The paid up Equity Share Capital as on 31 st March 2020 was Rs.268.75 Lakhs. Duringthe year under review the Company has not issued any shares.
No shares with differential voting rights stock or sweat equity shares were issued bythe Company during the year under review.
The Company was not required transfer any Shares to Investor Education and ProtectionFund pursuant to the provisions of section 124 &125 of the Companies Act 2013 andInvestor Education and Protection Fund (Accounting Audit Transfer and Refund) Rules2016.
The Company has contributed Rs. 65.78 Lakhs to the exchequer by way of GST Income TaxExcise and other fiscal levies.
For the year under review the Company has not accepted fixed deposit from the publicfalling within the ambit of Section 73 of the Companies Act 2013 and The Companies(Acceptance of Deposits) Rules 2014. There have been no defaults in repayment of depositsor payment of interest thereon during the year.
The Company has no unclaimed/unpaid fixed deposits as at end of the year.
Members at the Annual General Meeting held on 25th September 2018 have re-appointedShri Rajesh B. Shah Shri P. C. Surana and Smt. Rutva Acharya as Independent Directors ofthe Company to hold office for further period of five consecutive years for a term up to31st March 2024 (they will not retire by rotation).
All Independent Directors have given declarations that they meet the criteria ofindependence as laid down under Section 149(6) of the Companies Act 2013 and SEBI(Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations 2015 and there has been nochange in thecircumstances which may affect their status as Independent director duringthe year under review and have also confirmed that they are notaware of any circumstanceor situation which exist or may be reasonably anticipated that could impair or impacthis/her ability to discharge his/her duties with an objective independent judgment andwithout any external influence. The Company keeps informed independent directors aboutchanges in the Companies Act 2013 and rules and other related laws from time to time andtheir role duties and responsibilities. Shri. P.K. Shashidharan director is due toretire at the end of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible offers himselffor reappointment. Brief resume of the Director who is proposed to be reappointed at theensuing Annual General meeting as required as per SEBI (Listing Obligations and DisclosureRequirements) Regulations 2015 is provided in the notice convening this Annual GeneralMeeting of the Company.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and Rules made thereunderSchedule IV of the Companies Act and SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015 the Board hascarried the evaluation of its own performance individual Directors its Committees andKey Managerial Personnel on the basis of attendance contribution and various criteria asrecommended by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company.
The performance of each of the Independent Director and non-independent director wasalso evaluated by the Independent Directors at the separate meeting held of IndependentDirectors of the Company.
Policy on Directors appointment and remuneration
Criteria determining the qualifications positive attributes and independence ofDirectors.
- Qualifications of Independent Director
An independent director shall possess appropriate skills qualifications experienceand knowledge in one or more fields of finance law management marketingadministration corporate governance operations or other disciplines related to theCompany's business.
- Positive attributes of Independent Directors
An independent director shall be a person of integrity who possesses knowledgequalifications experience expertise in any area integrity level of independence fromthe Board and the Company etc. Independent Directors are appointed on the basis ofrequirement of the Company qualifications& experience association with the Companyetc. He/She should also devote sufficient time to his professional obligations forinformed and balanced decision making; and assist the Company in implementing the bestcorporate governance practices.
- Independence of Independent Directors
An independent director should meet the requirements of Section 149(6) of The CompaniesAct 2013 and SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015 and give declaration every year to the Boardof Directors for the same.
Other Directors and Senior Management
The Nomination and Remuneration Committee shall identify and ascertain thequalifications expertise and experience of the person for appointment as Director or atSenior Management Level and recommend to the Board his/her appointment.
The Company shall not appoint or continue the employment of any person as Director orSenior Management Personnel if the evaluation of his performance is not satisfactory.
Other details are disclosed in the Corporate Governance Report under the headNomination and Remuneration Committee and details of Remuneration (Managing Director/WholeTime Director and Non-Executive Directors) are attached as separate Annexure IV to thisreport.
Remuneration / commission from Holding or Subsidiary Company
The Company has no Holding Company or Subsidiary Company.
It is separately disclosed in the Corporate Governance Report attached as a separateAnnexure-IV to this Report.
Auditors and their Observations
Shailesh Shah & Associates. Chartered Accountants are the statutory auditors ofthe company. They are appointed for a period of five years from the conclusion of AGMheld on 22nd September 2017 till the conclusion of the AGM to be held for the Financialyear 2021-22. Pursuant to amendment to section 139 of the Companies Act 2013 effectivefrom May 7 2018 ratification of Statutory Auditors' appointment is not required at everyAnnual General Meeting. Accordingly resolution for ratification of Statutory Auditors isnot proposed.
The Auditors' Report and Secretarial Audit Report to the members for the financial yearunder review do not contain any qualification reservation or adverse remarks ordisclaimer.
The Statutory Auditors have not reported any fraud during the year under review.
Pursuant to provisions of Section 204 of Companies Act 2013 and Rules made thereunder the Company has appointed Parikh Dave and Associates Practicing CompanySecretaries to undertake the secretarial audit of the Company for the year 2020-21.
The Secretarial Audit Report for the year 2019-20 given by Parikh Dave and AssociatesCompany Secretaries in practice is annexed with this report.
The company is complying with the applicable Secretarial Standards.
Cost Records and Cost Auditors
The Company is not required to maintain cost records under Companies (Cost Records andAudit) Rules 2014 accordingly Cost Auditors are not appointed.
Your Company has adequately insured all its properties.
Your Company's relations with its employees remained cordial throughout the year. TheDirectors wish to place on record their deep appreciation for the services rendered bystaff members and executives of the Company.
Your Company has taken adequate steps for the health and safety of its employees asrequired under the Gujarat Factories Rules 1963. During the year under review the Companyhas not received any complaint under The Sexual Harassment of women at Workplace(prevention prohibition and redressal) Act 2013.
Material Changes Affecting Financial Position of the Company
No material changes or commitments affecting the financial position of the Companyhave occurred between the end of the financial year of the Company to which the financialstatements relate i.e. 31 st March 2020 and the date of the Board's Report.
Change in Nature of Business
There has been no change in the nature of the business of the Company during theFinancial year 2019-20.
Orders passed by Regulatory Bodies or Courts
No regulatory body or court or tribunal has passed any significant and material ordersimpacting the going concern status and operations of the company.
The company has implemented Vigil Mechanism. For details please refer CorporateGovernance Report attached as a separate Annexure-IV.
Your Directors would like to place on record their gratitude for the co-operation andassistance given by various departments of both State and Central Governments.
| ||For and on behalf of the Board of Directors |
|Ahmedabad ||Rajesh B. Shah (DIN : 00607602) |
|25 th June 2020 ||P. C. Surana (DIN : 06508125) |
| ||P. K. Shashidharan (DIN : 06506263) |
| ||Rutva Acharya (DIN : 06933478) |
| ||Directors |