TO THE MEMBERS OF MILESTONE FURNITURE LIMITED
Report on the Financial Statements Opinion
We have audited the accompanying financial statements of MILESTONE FURNITURE LIMITED('the company') which comprise the balance sheet as at 31st March 2021Cash Flow Statement and the statement of profit and loss for the year then ended and asummary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.
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
a) In the case of Balance Sheet of the state of affairs of the Company as at 31stMarch 2021 and
b) In case of Statement of Profit & Loss of the Loss for the year ended on thatdate.
c) In case of Cash Flow Statement of the cash flows for the year ended on that date.
Basis for Opinion
We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing (SAs) specifiedunder section 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013. Our responsibilities under thoseStandards are further described in the Auditor's Responsibilities for the Audit of theFinancial Statements section of our report. We are independent of the Company inaccordance with the Code of Ethics issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia together with the ethical requirements that are relevant to our audit of thefinancial statements under the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and the Rules thereunder and we have fulfilled our other ethical responsibilities in accordance with theserequirements and the Code of Ethics. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtainedis sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion.
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. Thesematters were addressed in the context of our audit of the financial statements as a wholeand in forming our opinion thereon
We have determined that there are no key audit matters to communicate in ourreport.
The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the other information. The otherinformation comprises the information included in the annual report but does not includethe financial statements and our auditor's report thereon.
Our opinion on the financial statements does not cover the other information and we donot express any form of assurance conclusion thereon.
In connection with our audit of the financial statements our responsibility is to readthe other information and in doing so consider whether the other information ismaterially inconsistent with the financial statements or our knowledge obtained in theaudit or otherwise appears to be materially misstated. If based on the work we haveperformed we conclude that there is a material misstatement of this other information; weare required to report that fact. We have nothing to report in this regard.
Responsibility of Management 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 preparationand presentation of these financial statements that give a true and fair view of thefinancial position and financial performance of the Company in accordance with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India including the Accounting Standardsspecified under section 133 of the Act read with rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts)Rules 2014. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting recordsin accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the companyand for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection andapplications of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that arereasonable and prudent; and the design implementation and maintenance of adequateinternal financial controls that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy andcompleteness of the accounting records relevant to the preparation and presentation ofthe financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from materialmisstatement whether due to fraud or error.
In preparing the financial statements management is responsible for assessing theCompany's ability to continue as a going concern disclosing as applicable mattersrelated to going concern and using the going concern basis of accounting unless managementeither intends to liquidate the Company or to cease operations or has no realisticalternative but to do so. That Board of Directors are also responsible for overseeing thecompany's financial reporting process.
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financialstatements as a whole are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or 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 Standards on Auditing (SAs') we exerciseprofessional judgment and maintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also:
identify and assess the risks of material misstatement of the 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 control relevant to the audit in order todesign audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. Under section 143(3) ofthe Act we are also responsible for expressing our opinion on whether the company hasadequate internal financial controls system in place and the operating effectiveness ofsuch controls
Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonablenessof accounting estimates and related disclosures made by management.
Conclude on the appropriateness of management's use of the going concern basisof accounting 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 financial statements or if such disclosures are inadequate to modify our opinion.Our conclusions are based on the audit evidence obtained up to the date of our auditor'sreport. However future events or conditions may cause the Company to cease to continue asa going concern.
Evaluate the overall presentation structure and content of the financialstatements including the disclosures and whether the financial statements represent theunderlying transactions and events in a manner that achieves fair presentation.
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 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 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 the paragraphs3 and 4 of the Order.
2. As required by Section 143(3) of the Act 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 statement of profit and loss and the Cash Flow Statement dealtwith by this Report are in agreement with the 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 31March 2021 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors isdisqualified as on 31 March 2021 from being appointed as a director in terms of section164(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 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 does not have any pending litigations which would impact its financialposition;
ii. The Company did not have any long term contract including derivative contract; assuch the question of commenting on any material foreseeable losses thereon does not arise;
iii. There has not been any occasion in case of the Company during the year underreport to transfer any sums to the investor education and protection fund. The question ofdelay in transferring such sums does not arise.
h. With respect to the matter to be included in the Auditors' Report under Section197(16) of the Act:
In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theremuneration paid by the Company to its directors during the current year is in accordancewith the provisions of Section 197 of the Act. The remuneration paid to any director isnot in excess of the limit laid down under Section 197 of the Act. The Ministry ofCorporate Affairs has not prescribed other details under Section 197(16) which arerequired to be commented upon by us.
ANNEXURE - A TO THE AUDITORS' REPORT
The Annexure referred to in our Independent Auditors' Report to the members of theCompany on the Financial Statements for the year ended 31st March 2021 wereport that:
i. (a) The company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of fixed assets.
(b) According to the information and explanation given to us all the fixed assets havebeen physically verified by the Management during the year along with technical expert butwe cannot comment neither on any material discrepancies which were noticed on suchverification nor we can comment on whether the same has been properly dealt with in booksof accounts as records were not available for the verification.
(c) There is no immovable property in the name of the company and therefore this clauseis no applicable.
ii. (a) The management has conducted physical verification of inventory at reasonableintervals during the year.
(b) As explained to us there is no material discrepancy noticed on physicalverification of inventory as compared to book records.
iii. In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us thecompany has not granted any secured or unsecured loans to companies firms limitedliability partnerships or other parties covered in the register maintained under section189 of the Companies Act 2013 and therefore clause iii b and iii c are notapplicable.
iv. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us inrespect of loans investments guarantees and security the provisions of section 185 and186 of the Act has been complied with.
v. In our opinion and according to the information and explanation given to us by themanagement the company has not accepted any deposit from the public and therefore thedirectives issued by the Reserve Bank of India and the provisions of sections 73 to 76 orany other relevant provisions of the Act and the rules framed there under are notapplicable.
vi. To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information andexplanation given to us no cost records are required to be maintained by the Companyunder the Companies (Cost Audit Rules) 2014.
vii. a. According to the information and explanation given to us and on the basis ofour examination of the records of the Company the company is generally regular indepositing with the appropriate authorities undisputed statutory dues including providentfund income tax value added tax duty of customs service tax cess and other materialstatutory dues applicable to it.
b. There were no material undisputed amounts payable in respect of provident fundincome tax value added tax duty of customs service tax cess and other materialstatutory dues in arrears as at March 312021 for a period of more than six months fromthe date they became payable.
c. According to the information and explanations given to us there are no materialdues of income tax sales tax service tax wealth tax duty of excise duty of customsand cess which have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities on account of anydispute.
viii. According to the records of the Company examined by us and the information andexplanation given to us the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to financialinstitutions or banks. Further the Company has not issued any debenture.
ix. The Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer or furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments).
x. According to the information and explanations given to us no material fraud bycompany or on the Company by its officers or employees has been noticed or reported duringthe course 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. This clause is not applicable since the company has not made any preferentialallotment or private placement of shares or fully or partly convertible debentures duringthe year under review.
xv. According to the information and explanation 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 not required to be registered under section 45-IA of the ReserveBank of India Act 1934. Accordingly paragraph 3(xvi) of the Order is not applicable.
ANNEXURE - B TO THE AUDITORS' REPORT
Report on the Internal Financial Controls under Clause (I) of Sub-Section 143 of TheCompanies Act 2013 ("The Act")
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting ofMilestoneFurniture Limited ('the company') as of 31 March 2021 in conjunction with ouraudit of the financial statements of the Company for the year ended on that 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'). These responsibilitiesinclude the design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controlsthat were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of itsbusiness including adherence to company's policies the safeguarding of its assets theprevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of theaccounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financial information asrequired 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 authorisations of management and directors of the company; and
(3) Provide reasonable assurance regarding prevention or timely detection ofunauthorised 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 31 March 2021 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.
|For NGST & Associates |
|Chartered Accountants |
|Registration No.135159W |
|Bhupendra Gandhi |
|M. Ship No. 122296 |
|UDIN - 21122296AAAADJ6403 |
|Place: Mumbai |
|Date: 30thJune 2021 |