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Nectar Lifescience Ltd.

BSE: 532649 Sector: Health care
NSE: NECLIFE ISIN Code: INE023H01027
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OPEN 12.46
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VOLUME 9996
52-Week high 20.85
52-Week low 10.90
P/E 6.62
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 276
Buy Price 12.20
Buy Qty 500.00
Sell Price 12.69
Sell Qty 1000.00
OPEN 12.46
CLOSE 12.48
VOLUME 9996
52-Week high 20.85
52-Week low 10.90
P/E 6.62
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 276
Buy Price 12.20
Buy Qty 500.00
Sell Price 12.69
Sell Qty 1000.00

Nectar Lifescience Ltd. (NECLIFE) - Auditors Report

Company auditors report

To the Members of

NECTAR LIFESCIENCES LIMITED

1. Report on the Standalone Financial Statements

We have audited the accompanying standalone financial statements of NECTARLIFESCIENCES LIMITED ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at31st March 2018 the Statement of Profit and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income)the Cash Flow Statement and the Statement of Changes in Equity for the year then endedand a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information(herein after referred to as "standalone financial statements").

2. 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 Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation ofthese standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financialposition financial performance including other comprehensive income cash flows andchanges in equity of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generallyaccepted in India including the Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) prescribed underSection 133 of the Act read with relevant rules issued thereunder.

This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records inaccordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company andfor preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application ofappropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable andprudent; and design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financialcontrols that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness ofthe accounting records relevant to the preparation and presentation of the standalonefinancial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from materialmisstatement whether due to fraud or error.

3. Auditors' Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these standalone financial statementsbased on our audit.

We have taken into account the provisions of the Act the accounting and auditingstandards and matters which are required to be included in the audit report under theprovisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified underSection 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply with ethicalrequirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whetherthe standalone financial statements are free from material misstatement.

An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts andthe disclosures in the standalone financial statements. The procedures selected depend onthe auditor's judgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement ofthe standalone financial statements whether due to fraud or error. In making those riskassessments the auditor considers internal financial control relevant to the Company'spreparation of the standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view in orderto design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. An audit alsoincludes evaluating the appropriateness of the accounting policies used and thereasonableness of the accounting estimates made by the Company's Directors as well asevaluating the overall presentation of the standalone financial statements.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.

4. Opinion

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 Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with theaccounting principles generally accepted in India including;

(a) In the case of the Balance Sheet of the State of Affairs of the Company as at 31stMarch 2018;

(b) In the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss including Other ComprehensiveIncome of the Profit of the Company for the year ended on that date

(c) In the case of the Cash Flow Statement of the Cash Flows of the Company for theyear ended on that date and

(d) In the case of Statement of Changes in Equity changes in equity for the year endedon that date.

5. Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

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 Companies Act 2013 we give in the "Annexure A" a statement on the mattersspecified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order to the extent applicable.

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 the statement of profit and loss the statement of cash flowsand the statement of changes in equity dealt with by this report are in agreement with thebooks 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 received from the directors as on 31stMarch 2018 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors isdisqualified as on 31st March 2018 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"; and

(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 has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financialposition in its standalone financial statements as referred to in Note 2.32 to thestandalone financial statements

ii) the Company has made provision as required under the applicable law or accountingstandards for material foreseeable losses if any and as required on long-term contractsincluding derivative contracts

iii) there has been no delay in transferring amounts required to be transferred tothe Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

For Ashwani K. Gupta & Associates
Chartered Accountants
Firm Regn. No. 003803N
Ashwani K. Gupta
Place : Chandigarh (Partner)
Dated : 28.05.2018 M. No. 082808

ANNEXURE "A" TO THE AUDITORS' REPORT

REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH 5 OF OUR REPORT TO THE MEMBERS OF NECTAR LIFESCIENCES LIMITEDONTHE STANDLONE

FINANCIAL STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH 2018

1. In respect of its fixed assets:

(a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of fixed assets on the basis of available information.

(b) The fixed assets were physically verified during the year by the Management inaccordance with a regular programme of verification which in our opinion provides forphysical verification of major portion of fixed assets at reasonable intervals. Accordingto the information and explanations given to us no material discrepancies were noticed onsuch verification.

(c) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of ourexamination of the records of the Company the title deeds of immovable properties areheld in the name of the Company.

2. In respect of its inventory:

(a) As explained to us the inventories were physically verified during the year by themanagement at reasonable intervals.

Inventories as at 31st March 2018 were also physically verified and valued by anindependent firm of chartered accountants.

(b) As explained to us the discrepancies noticed between the physical stocks and thebooks records were not material and have been properly dealt with in the books ofaccounts.

3. The Company has not granted any loan secured or unsecured to companies firmslimited liability partnerships or other parties covered in the register maintained underSection 189 of the Companies Act 2013. Accordingly provisions of clause 3 (iii) of theCompanies (Auditor Reports) Order 2016 are not applicable to the Company.

4 In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has complied with the provisions of Section 185 and 186 of the Act with respectto the loans and investments made.

5. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has not accepted any deposits attracting the provisions of sections 73 to 76 orany other relevant provisions of the Companies Act 2013.

6. We have broadly reviewed the cost records maintained by the Company pursuant to therules made by the Central Government U/s 148(1) of the Companies Act 2013 and are of theopinion that prima facie the prescribed accounts and records have been made andmaintained. We have not however made a detailed examination of the records with a viewto determine whether they are accurate or complete.

7 (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has been generally regular indepositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund Investor Education andProtection Fund Employee's State Insurance Income Tax Sales Tax Customs Duty ServiceTax Excise Duty Cess Value Added Tax Goods and Service Tax and other materialstatutory dues as applicable with the appropriate authorities in India. We are informedthat there are no undisputed statutory dues as at the end of the year which areoutstanding for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(b) According to the information and explanation given to us and as per records of theCompany examined by us there are no dues of Wealth Tax Sales Tax Value Added Tax Cessand Custom Duty Goods and Service Tax which are outstanding as at 31st March 2018 andwhich have not been deposited on account of any dispute. However according to informationand explanation given to us the following dues of Excise duty Income Tax and Service Taxhave not been deposited by the Company on account of disputes as detailed below:

Statute Nature of the Dues Amount (Rs. in Millions*) Period to which the amount relates Forum where dispute is pending
Income Tax Act 1961 Income Tax 0.51 Assessment Year 2001-02 Commissioner of Income Tax Appeal
Income Tax Act 1961 Income Tax 2.34 Assessment Year 2001-02 Commissioner of Income Tax Appeal
Income Tax Act 1961 Income Tax 0.03 Assessment Year 2003-04 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Delhi
Income Tax Act 1961 Income Tax 0.19 Assessment Year 2004-05 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Delhi
Central Excise Act1944 Excise Duty 1.05 Financial Year 2007-09 Joint Secretary Ministry of Finance Delhi
Central Excise Act1944 Excise Duty 5.58 Financial Year 2005-2006 CESTAT Chandigarh
Central Excise Act1944 Excise Duty 0.43 Financial Year 2010-2011 Punjab and Haryana High Court (Company is in the process of filling appeal)
Central Excise Act1944 Excise Duty 8.92 Financial Year 2007-2008 CESTAT Chandigarh
Central Excise Act1944 Excise Duty 151.18** Financial Year 2007-2010 CESTAT Chandigarh (Previous Year Punjab & Haryana High Court)
Central Excise Act1944 Excise Duty 218.43** Financial Year 2007-2010 CESTAT Chandigarh (Previous Year Punjab & Haryana High Court)
Service Tax1994 Service Tax 5.78** Financial Year 2009-10 CESTAT Chandigarh
Service Tax1994 Service Tax 0.84 Financial Year 2011-12 CESTAT Chandigarh
Service Tax1994 Service Tax 0.08 Financial Year 2011-2012 CESTAT Chandigarh

*net of amounts deposited under protest

** In case demand is confirmed penalty upto equivalent amount may be imposed.

8. According to the records of the Company examined by us and the information andexplanations given to us the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to anyfinancial institution or bank or debenture holders as at the balance sheet date.

9. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us duringthe year the Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer or furtherpublic offer (including debt instruments) and the term loans availed during the year havebeen applied for the purpose for which they were raised.

10. According to the information and explanation 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.

11. 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 Companies Act.

12. 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.

13. 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 standalone financial statements as required by theapplicable accounting standards.

14. 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.

15. According to the information and explanations given to us and based on ourexamination of the records the Company the Company has not entered into non-cashtransactions with directors or persons connected with them. Accordingly paragraph 3(xv)of the Order is not applicable.

16. According to information and explanations given to us the Company is not requiredto be registered under section 45 IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934.

For Ashwani K. Gupta & Associates
Chartered Accountants
Firm Regn. No. 003803N
Ashwani K. Gupta
Place : Chandigarh (Partner)
Dated : 28.05.2018 M. No. 082808

ANNEXURE "B" TO THE AUDITORS' REPORT

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 NECTARLIFESCIENCES LIMITED ("the Company") as on 31 March 2018 in conjunction withour audit of the standalone financial statements of the Company for the year ended on thatdate.

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.

Auditors' Responsibility

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 auditors' 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 the 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 in adequate because of change in conditions or thatthe degree of compliance with the policies or procedure may deteriorate.

Opinion

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 2018 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 Ashwani K. Gupta & Associates
Chartered Accountants
Firm Regn. No. 003803N
Ashwani K. Gupta
Place : Chandigarh (Partner)
Dated : 28.05.2018 M. No. 082808