The Members of
MASK INVESTMENT LIMITED
Report on the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements
We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of Mask InvestmentLimited ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 312020 the Statement of Profit and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income) theStatement of Changes in Equity and the Statement of Cash Flows for the year ended on thatdate and a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatoryinformation (hereinafter referred to as "the standalone financial statements").
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 in the manner so required and give a true and fair view inconformity with the Indian Accounting Standards prescribed under section 133 of the Actread with the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules 2015 as amended ("IndAS") and other accounting principles generally accepted in India of the state ofaffairs of the Company as at March 31 2020 the Profit and total comprehensive incomechanges in equity and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.
Basis for Opinion
We conducted our audit of the standalone financial statements in accordance with theStandards on Auditing ("SA"s) specified under section 143(10) of the Act. 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 theethical requirements that are relevant to our audit of the standalone financial statementsunder the provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder and we have fulfilled ourother ethical responsibilities in accordance with these requirements and the ICAI's Codeof Ethics. We believe that the audit evidence obtained by us is sufficient and appropriateto provide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.
Key Audit Matters
Key audit matters are those matters that in our professional judgment were of mostsignificance in our audit of the financial statements of the current period. These matterswere addressed in the context of our audit of the financial statements as a whole and informing our opinion thereon and we do not provide a separate opinion on these matters. Wehave determined the matters described below to be the key audit matters to be communicatedin our report.
|Key Audit Matter ||Auditor's Response |
|1 Cancellation of NBFC Registration of Company: ||Principal Audit Procedures:- |
|The company was registered as NBFC with RBI which registration has been cancelled by RBI vide its order dated 19th July 2018 ||Obtained the order of RBI cancelling NBFC registration of the company. We have considered various legal and regulatory issues on account of cancellation of NBFC registration of the company and we have considered the same in our Audit procedure and reported the legal and regulatory issues in our CARO report annexed to this Audit Report. |
Information Other than the Standalone 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 ManagementDiscussion and Analysis Board's Report including Annexures to Board's Report BusinessResponsibility Report Corporate Governance and Shareholder's Information but does notinclude the standalone financial statements and our auditor's report thereon. TheManagement Discussion and Analysis Board's Report including Annexures to Board's ReportBusiness Responsibility Report Corporate Governance and Shareholder's Information isexpected to be made available to us after the date of this auditor's report.
Our opinion on the financial statements does not cover the other information and wewill not express any form of assurance conclusion thereon.
In connection with our audit of the financial statements our responsibility is to readthe other information identified above when it becomes available and in doing soconsider whether the other information is materially inconsistent with the financialstatements or our knowledge obtained in the audit or otherwise appears to be materiallymisstated.
If based on the work we have performed we conclude that there is a materialmisstatement of this other information we are required to report that fact. We havenothing to report in this regard.
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 totalcomprehensive income changes in equity and cash flows of the Company in accordance withthe Ind AS and other accounting principles generally accepted in India. 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 standalone financialstatements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement whetherdue 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 overseeingthe Company's financial reporting process.
Auditor's Responsibilities for the Audit of the Financial Statements
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financialstatements as a whole are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud and errorand to issue an auditor's report that includes our opinion. Reasonable assurance is a highlevel of assurance but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted in accordance with SAswill always detect a material misstatement when it exists. Misstatements can arise fromfraud or error and are considered material if individually or in the aggregate theycould reasonably be expected to influence the economic decisions of users taken on thebasis of these financial statements.
As part of an audit in accordance with SAs we exercise professional judgment andmaintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also:
We also provide those charged with governance with a statement that we have compliedwith relevant ethical requirements regarding independence and to communicate with themall relationships and other matters that may be 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 financial statements of thecurrent period and are therefore the key audit matters. We describe these matters in ourauditor's report unless law or regulation precludes public disclosure about the matter orwhen 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 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 in theparagraph 3 and 4 of the Order to the extent applicable.
2. As required by Section 143(3) of the Act based on our audit we report that:-
a) We have sought & 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 accounts as required by law have been kept by thecompany so far as appears from our examination of such books.
c) The Balance Sheet the Statement of Profit and Loss including Other ComprehensiveIncome Statement of Changes in Equity and the Statement of Cash Flows dealt with by thisReport are in agreement with the relevant books of account.
d) 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;
e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31stMarch 2020 and taken on record by the board of directors none of the directors isdisqualified as on 31st March 2020 from being appointed as a directors 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 B".
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:
In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the remuneration paid by the Company to its directors during the year is inaccordance with the provisions of section 197 of the Act.
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 in our opinionand to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us:
i. The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations if any on itsfinancial position in its financial statements in Note No. 17(a) on "ContingentLiabilities";
ii. the Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts forwhich there were any material foreseeable losses;
iii. there were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund by the Company.
ANNEXURE "A" TO THE INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT of MASK INVESTMENT LTD. foryear ended 31st March 2020 (Referred to in Paragraph 1' under"Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements' of our report of even date)
i. As the company does not have any fixed assets during the year the provisions ofParagraph 3 (i) of the Order are not applicable to the company.
ii. There are no inventories of the company. Thus the provisions of this Paragraph ofthe Order are not applicable.
iii. As informed to us the company has not granted loans to companies firms or otherparties covered in the Register maintained under section 189 of the Companies Act 2013(the Act'). Hence provisions of Paragraph 3 (iii) of the Order are not applicable.
iv. As informed and explained to us the Company has not given any guarantee orsecurity against loan taken by any other body corporate or person. The company wasregistered as NBFC with RBI and hence provisions of Section 185 and Section 186 were notapplicable to the company earlier. However the NBFC Registration of the company has beencancelled by RBI vide its order dated 19th July 2018. The company had givenloans and made investments before cancellation of its registration as NBFC. However asthe NBFC registration of the company has been cancelled the provisions of Section 185 andSection 186 of the Companies Act 2013 is applicable to the company.
The Company has complied with the provisions of section 185 & 186 of the Act withrespect of loans given and investment made.
v. According to information & explanation given to us the company has not acceptedany deposit.
vi. As explained to us the requirements of maintenance of cost accounts and recordsare not applicable to the company.
vii. (a) As explained to us laws of provident fund & E.S.I are not applicable tothe company. The company has generally been regular in depositing the other undisputedstatutory dues including income tax sales tax service tax duty of customs duty ofexcise value added tax cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it withthe appropriate authorities.
According to the information and explanation given to us no undisputed amounts inrespect of income tax sales tax service tax duty of customs duty of excise valueadded tax cess were in arrears as at 31st March 2020 for a period of morethan six months from the date they became payable.
(b) According to the information and explanations given to us there are no dues ofsales tax income tax custom duty service tax excise duty and cess which have not beendeposited on account of any dispute.
viii. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us thecompany has not defaulted in repayment of loans or borrowing to the financialinstitutions banks or government. As explained to us no debenture has been issued by thecompany.
ix. The Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer or furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments). There are no terms loans raised / outstandingduring the year under consideration.
x. According to the information and explanations given to us no fraud by the Companyor on the Company by its officers or employees has been noticed or reported during thecourse of our audit.
xi. According to the information and explanations give to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has paid/provided for managerialremuneration in accordance with the requisite approvals mandated by the provisions ofsection 197 read with Schedule V to the Act.
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 in the financial statements as required by the applicableaccounting 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 noncashtransactions with directors or persons connected with him. Accordingly paragraph 3(xv) ofthe Order is not applicable.
xvi. The Company is required to be registered under section 45IA of theReserve Bank of India Act 1934. The company had obtained registration vide registrationNo. B.01.00473 however the said registration was cancelled by Reserve bank of India videits order dated 19th July 2018.
Annexure "B" to the Independent Auditor's Report of Even date on theFinancial Statements of Mask Investment Limited for year ended on 31st March2020
Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section143 of the Companies Act 2013 ("the Act")
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of MaskInvestment Limited ("the Company") as of 31st March 2020 in conjunctionwith our audit of standalone financial statements of the Company for the year ended onthat date.
Management's Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls
The Company's management is responsible for establishing and maintaining internalfinancial controls based on the internal control over financial reporting criteriaestablished by the Company considering the essential components of internal control statedin the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls over Financial Reportingissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI'). 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 company's policies the safeguarding ofits assets the prevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy andcompleteness of the accounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financialinformation as required under the Companies Act 2013.
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Company's internal financialcontrols over financial reporting based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordancewith the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls over Financial Reporting(the "Guidance Note") and the Standards on Auditing issued by ICAI and deemedto be prescribed under section 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013 to the extentapplicable to an audit of internal financial controls both applicable to an audit ofInternal Financial Controls and both issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia. Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we comply with ethicalrequirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whetheradequate internal financial controls over financial reporting was established andmaintained and if such controls 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 judgment 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 Company's internal financial controls systemover financial reporting.
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 of records that in reasonable detail accurately andfairly reflect the transactions and dispositions of the assets of the company;
(2) provide reasonable assurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permitpreparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accountingprinciples and that receipts and expenditures of the company are being made only inaccordance with authorizations of management and directors of the company; and
(3) provide reasonable assurance regarding prevention or timely detection ofunauthorized acquisition use or disposition of the company's assets that could have amaterial effect on the financial statements.
Inherent 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.
In our opinion the Company has in all material respects an adequate internalfinancial controls system over financial reporting and such internal financial controlsover financial reporting were operating effectively as at 31st March 2020 based on theinternal control over financial reporting criteria established by the Company consideringthe essential components of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit ofInternal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of CharteredAccountants of India.