Your Directors have pleasure in presenting their 24th Annual Report on thebusiness and operations of the Company and the accounts for the Financial Year ended March31 2020.
1. FINANCIAL RESULTS:
|Particulars (Standalone) ||(Amount in INR/lakhs) |
| ||2019-20 ||2018-29 |
|Total Income ||257.59 ||264.65 |
|Total Expenditure ||191.14 ||215.28 |
|Profit before exceptional items and Tax ||66.44 ||49.38 |
|Less: Exceptional Items ||- ||- |
|Profit before Tax ||66.44 ||49.38 |
|Less: Provision for Tax ||18.51 ||12.50 |
|Profit after Tax ||47.93 ||36.88 |
Your directors have decided to deployed back the profits earned during the year andtherefore not recommended any dividend for the current financial year. However theCompany has not issued bonus shares during the financial year ended 2020.
There are no amounts transferred to Reserves during the year under review excepttransfer of Rs. 958694/- to Reserves Funds under Section 45IC of Reserve bank of IndiaAct 1934. Credit balance of Profit and Loss Account is transferred to "Reserves andSurplus" in Balance Sheet.
4. INFORMATION ON THE STATE OF COMPANY'S AFFAIR:
The Company during the year sanctioned and disbursed 681 Loan out of which 465 autorickshaws loans and 216 other secured loans against hypothecation of computers equipmentmachinery etc. Totaling to a tune of Rs 2077.38 lacs. During the year the companycollected Rs 1023 lacs by way of installments from hire purchase & loan accounts. Thecompany maintained its Asset Financing ratio way above the required RBI norms of 60% ofits total assets hence continuing as NBFC AFC.
5. PERFORMANCE REVIEW:
The Company is engaged in the business of Hire-purchase finance. The net receipts fromOperations during the year under review were Rs. 257.59 lacs as against Rs. 264.65 lacs inthe previous year. The Profit after tax is Rs. 47.93 lacs as against Rs. 36.88 lacs in theprevious year.
6. SNAPSHOT OF PERFORMANCE:
(Amount in INR/lakhs)
|Particulars ||2019-20 ||2018-2019 |
|Deposits and interest payable ||- ||- |
|Corporate Deposits ||119.73 ||100.23 |
|Asset Financing and interest receivable ||2154.95 ||2056.69 |
Gross and Net Non-Performing Advances have been Rs. 27.03 lacs and Rs. 36.96 lacs in FY2019-20. In percentage terms Gross NPAs are now at 3.70 % and Net NPAs are at 2.58 % oftotal assets. Provision for NPA has been done in accordance to the norm.
Appropriations from the net profit after the write offs write backs and provisioninghave been affected as under:
|Appropriations ||(Amount in INR/lakhs) |
|Provision for Income tax ||9.11 |
|Preference Share dividend and Dividend Distribution tax ||14.70 |
|Transfer to Reserves Fund 45IC ||9.58 |
8. DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT:
As per the clause (c) of sub-section (3) of Section 134 of the Companies Act 2013 theDirectors' state that:
a) in the preparation of the annual accounts the applicable accounting standards hadbeen followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures;
b) the directors had selected such accounting policies and applied them consistentlyand made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true andfair view of the state of affairs of the company at the end of the financial year and ofthe profit and loss of the company for that period;
c) the directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequateaccounting records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding theassets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
d) the directors had prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis; and
e) the directors had laid down internal financial controls to be followed by thecompany and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operatingeffectively.
f) the directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions ofall applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
10. SUBSIDIARIES JOINT VENTURES AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES:
The Company does not have any subsidiary joint ventures and associate company.
11. SHARE CAPITAL:
The Paid-up Share Capital as on March 31 2020 was Rs. 100382290/- comprising of19355000 Equity Shares of Rs. 10/- each.
12. CAPITAL ADEQUACY RATIO:
|(a) Tier I capital ||50.45 |
|(b) Tier II capital ||8.95 |
|(c) Total ||59.40 |
(Minimum required by RBI norms 15%).
Net worth of Company as at March 31 2020 was Rs.13.02 lacs comprising of EquityShares Preference Shares Reserves and Share Premium.
The company has stopped accepting public deposits since December 2011.And has nowregistered as Non Deposit accepting NBFC (NBFC-ND)
15. ASSET FINANCING:
The average yield on Advances was 16.5 % pa. The Company was always above the requiredminimum norm of Asset financing of 60% of Total Assets.
The Company had Not make any Investment during the financial year 2019-20.
17. KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER (KYC/ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING (AML) MEASURES:
The Company has been implementing KYC/AML policy as approved by the Board of Directorsin accordance with the PMLA 2002 (Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002) and RBI/IBA(Reserve Bank of India/Indian Bank's Association) guidelines.
18. HUMAN RESOURCES: KEY COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE:
The Company strongly believes that in a service industry like Banking and finance itis only through people and their contributions that most of the objectives like offeringproducts to various customer groups and servicing the poor can be achieved. Your Companybelieves in spreading the risk and financing self-generating assets like Auto rickshawstaxis machineries equipments etc.
The Management has a healthy relationship with the officers and the Employee.
19. RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY:
The Company has adopted a Risk Management Policy duly approved by the Board and isoverseen by the Audit Committee of the Company on a continuous basis to identify assessmonitor and mitigate various risks to key business objectives.
20. ADEQUACY OF INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS:
The Company has in place adequate internal financial controls with reference tofinancial statements. During the year such controls were tested and no reportablematerial weakness in the design or operation was observed.
21. MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS REPORT:
As required by Regulation 34(2)(e) of SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015 the ManagementDiscussion and Analysis Report which forms part of this Annual Report.
22. PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY:
The Company has in place a Prevention of Sexual Harassment policy in line with therequirements of the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention Prohibitionand Redressal) Act 2013. An Internal Complaints Committee has been set up headed by Ms.Anjum Syed to redress complaints received regarding sexual harassment. All employees(permanent contractual temporary trainees) are covered under this policy. During theyear 2019-2020 no complaints were received by the Company related to sexual harassment.
24. DIRECTORS AND KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL:
Mr. Hozef Darukhanawala Managing Director of your Company was re-appointed for aperiod of 3 (three) years commencing from October 01 2019 to September 30 2022 by theshareholders of the Company at 23rd AGM of your Company held on September 302019.
Further in compliance with the provisions of Sections 149 152 Schedule IV and otherapplicable provisions if any of the Companies Act 2013 read with Companies (Appointmentand Qualification of Directors) Rules 2014 Mr. Nathmal Gokuldas Lohia (DIN 00177112) andMs. Sadhana Pai (DIN 00177146) were re-appointed as Independent Directors on the Board ofDirectors of your Company at 23rd AGM of your Company held on September 302019 to hold office upto 5 (five) consecutive years.
Ms. Anjum Sayed is Chief Financial Officer of the Company w.e.f. March 30 2017.
Mrs. Duraiya Hozef Darukhanawala (DIN: 00177073) Non-Executive Director is liable toretire by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible she hasoffered herself for re-appointment. Your Board has recommended her re-appointment.
25. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS:
The Company has received declarations from all Independent Directors as required undersection 149(7) that they meet the criteria of independence as laid down under Section149(6) of the Act.
26. EVALUATION OF BOARD'S PERFORMANCE:
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 the Board has carried out anannual performance evaluation of its own performance the directors individually as wellas the evaluation of the working of its Committees.
27 . BOARD AND BOARD COMMITTEES:
During the year under review the Board met Four times on 28th May 2019 14thAugust 2019 14th November 2019 and 26th February 20120 TheBoard has constituted following three Committees:
a. Audit Committee:
Audit Committee comprises of two Independent Directors and one Executive Director. Mr.Nathmal Lohia is the Chairman of Audit Committee and Dr. Sadhana Pai and Mr. HozefDarukhanawala are the other members of the Committee. During the year under review theAudit Committee met 4 times on 28th May 2019 14th August2019 14th November 2019 and 26th February 20120 and all themembers have attended the said meetings.
b. Nomination and Remuneration Committee:
Nomination and Remuneration Committee comprises of three non-executive directors. Dr.Sadhana Pai is the Chairperson of the said Committee and Mr. Nathmal Lohia and Mrs.Duraiya Darukhanawala are the other members of the Committee. During the year under reviewthe committee met 2 times on 28th May 2019 and 14thNovember 2019 and all the members have attended the said meetings.
c. Stakeholders Relationship Committee:
Stakeholder Relationship Committee comprises of two non-executive Independentdirectors. Said committee was chaired by Dr. Sadhana Pai and Mr. Nathmal Lohia and Mr.Hozef Darukhanawala are the other members of the Committee. The committee met 4 timeson 28th May 2019 14th August 2019 14th November2019 and 26th February 2020 and all the members have attended the saidmeetings.
28. MANAGERIAL REMUNERATION:
Disclosures of the ratio of the remuneration of each director to the median employee'sremuneration and other details as required pursuant to Section 197(12) of the CompaniesAct 2013 read with Rule 5(1) of the Companies
(Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 is provided as"Annexure A". The details of remuneration paid to the Managing Director of theCompany are given in Form MGT-9 forming part of the Directors Report.
29. PARTICULARS OF LOANS GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS UNDER SECTION 186:
The Company is registered Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) and therefore theprovision related to loans and investments u/s 186 is not applicable.
30. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR):
The Company is not required to develop and implement any Corporate SocialResponsibility initiatives as the said provisions are not applicable.
31. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS:
During the financial year 2019-20 your Company has not executed any transactions withrelated parties as defined under Section 2(76) of the Companies Act 2013 read withCompanies (Specification of Definitions Details) Rules 2014. During the financial year2019-20 there were no transactions with related parties which qualify as materialtransactions under the Listing Regulations.
Your Company has framed a Policy on materiality of related party transactions anddealing with related party transactions as approved by the Board.
32. SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS OR COURTS:
There are no significant material orders passed by the Regulators / Courts which wouldimpact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.
33. CONSERVATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS &OUTGO:
The information on conservation of energy technology absorption and foreign exchangeearnings and outgo stipulated under Section 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act 2013 read withRule 8 of The Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 are as below:
? Energy Conservation: Company working in such business segment which does notrequire it to take steps for energy conservation.
? Technology Absorption: company working in such business segment which does notrequire to take steps for Technology Absorption.
? Foreign Exchange Earnings and Outgo: During the period under review there wasno foreign exchange earnings or out flow.
34. STATUTORY AUDITORS:
M/s. Varsha Sangai & Co. Chartered Accountant having Firm Registration No.063381is appointed as a Statutory Auditors for a period of 2017-2022 till the conclusion of theTwenty Sixth Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held in the year 2022.
35. AUDITORS' OBSERVATION & REPORT:
The observation made in the Auditors' Report read together with relevant notes thereonare self-explanatory and hence do not call for any further comments under Section 134 ofthe Companies Act 2013.
36. SECRETARIAL AUDIT:
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Act and the Companies (Appointment andRemuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 the Board of Directors has appointedM/s. Ratish Tagde & Associates Practicing Company Secretaries for conductingSecretarial Audit of the Company for the financial year 2098-2020.
The Secretarial Audit Report for the year ended on 31st March 2020 isannexed herewith as "Annexure B".
Board's Reply of the comments in the Secretarial Audit Report:
|The Company has not appointed internal auditor for the financial year under review. ||The Company will finalize the said appointment in the current financial year 2019-2020. |
|The website of the Company is not updated. The website does not have details of financial data policies as required under Clause 33 34 and 43 of the SME Listing Agreements. ||The Company is in process of updating the website and will update the details as required under SME Listing Agreements. |
37. EXTRACT OF THE ANNUAL RETURN:
The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in Form MGT- 9 inaccordance with Section 92(3) of the Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies(Management and Administration) Rules 2014 are set out herewith as "AnnexureC" to this Report.
The Board of Directors wish to acknowledge the continued support and co-operationextended by the Securities and Exchange Board of India Reserve Bank of India StockExchanges Ministry of Corporate Affairs other government authorities Bankers customersand other stakeholders for their support and guidance.
Your Directors would also like to take this opportunity to express their appreciationfor the dedicated efforts of the employees of the Company at all the levels.
The Board is also indebted to the RBI and other regulatory authorities variousfinancial institutions Banks for their valuable support and guidance to the company fromtime to time.
| ||On behalf of Board of Directors of |
| ||Money Masters Leasing & Finance Limited |
| ||Sd/- |
|Place: Mumbai ||Hozef Darukhanawala |
|Date: September 04 2020 ||Managing Director |