REMI SECURITIES LIMITED
The Directors are pleased to present herewith the audited accounts of the Company forits financial year ended 31st March 2018. The financial results are:
(Rs. In Lakhs)
|Financial Results ||2017 - 18 ||2016 - 17 |
|Gross Income ||231.26 ||328.63 |
|Net Profit/(Loss) ||126.30 ||73.00 |
|Balance brought forward ||184.55 ||136.55 |
| ||310.85 ||209.55 |
|Transfer to General Reserve ||35.00 ||25.00 |
|Net surplus in the Statement of Profit & Loss ||275.85 ||184.55 |
| ||310.85 ||209.55 |
The Company achieved a turnover of Rs.231.26 lakhs during the year as against Rs.328.63lakhs in previous year. The Company has earned a net profit of Rs.126.30 lakhs during theyear as compared to profit of Rs.73.00 Lakhs during previous year. During the year theCompany transferred a sum of Rs.35.00 lakhs to the General Reserve. There are no changesin the Share capital during the year. AOC-1 -Part B is enclosed as part of Balance sheetto highlight the Performance of Associate Companies.
All Independent Directors have given declarations that they meet the criteria ofindependence as laid down under Section 149(6) of the Act.
BRIEF DETAILS OF DIRECTORS SEEKING APPOINTMENT /RE-APPOINTMENT:
Shri Pramod C. Jalan (DIN:00087437) retires by rotation and is to be re-appointed.
Shri Pramod Jalan (58) a graduate has vast experience in the field of marketing andadministration. He has work experience of more than 31 years in this field. Hisinvolvement with the Company is beneficial to the Company and stakeholders. He was firstappointed on the Board of Directors w.e.f. 01/03/2008. He attended 4 (Four) Board Meetingduring the Year 2017-18.
During the year 4(Four) Board meetings were held with gap between Meetings notexceeding the period prescribed under the Act. Details of Board and Board committeemeetings held during the year are given in the Corporate Governance Report.
POLICY ON APPOINTMENT AND REMUNERATION OF DIRECTORS:
The Board has on the recommendation of the Nomination & Remuneration Committeeformulated criteria for determining qualifications positive attributes and independenceof a Director and also a policy for remuneration of Directors Key Managerial Personneland senior management.
The Executive Directors and other whole-time directors are paid remuneration by way ofsalary perquisites incentives and allowances as recommended by the Committee and theBoard of Directors and approved by the Members of the Company for time to time.Non-Executive Independent Directors are paid sitting fees for attending meetings of theBoard of Directors. The Board of Directors are collectively responsible for selection of amember on the Board. The Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company followsdefined criteria for identifying screening recruiting and recommending candidates forelection as a Director on the Board. The criteria for appointment to the Board include: ?composition of the Board which is commensurate with the size of the Company itsportfolio geographical spread and its status as a listed Company; ? desired age anddiversity on the Board; ? size of the Board with optimal balance of skills and experienceand balance of Executive and Non-Executive Directors consistent with the requirements oflaw; ? professional qualifications expertise and experience in specific area of business;balance of skills and expertise in view of the objectives and activities of the Company; ?avoidance of any present or potential conflict of interest; ? availability of time andother commitments for proper performance of duties;
? personal characteristics being in line with the Company's values such as integrityhonesty transparency pioneering mindset.
M/s Shankarlal Jain & Associates LLP Chartered Accountants (Firm RegistrationNo.109901W) were appointed as the statutory auditors of the Company for a term ofconsecutive five years i.e. from the conclusion of the 44th annual general meeting tillthe conclusion of the 49th Annual General Meeting by the shareholders of the Company. Theyhave confirmed that they are not disqualified from continuing as auditors of the Company.
The statutory audit report for the financial year ended 31st March 2018does not contain any qualification reservation or adverse remark or disclaimer made bystatutory auditors.
Shri Vishal Mehra Practicing Company Secretary was appointed to conduct thesecretarial audit of the Company for the financial year 2017-18 as required under Section204 of the Companies Act 2013 and Rules thereunder. The secretarial audit report for FY2017-18 forms part of the Annual Report as "Annexure - A" to the Board'sreport. There is no qualification reservation or adverse remark in the report.
LOANS GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS:
Details of Loans Guarantees and Investments if any covered under the provisions ofSection 186 of the Act are given in the notes to the Financial Statements.
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS:
Pursuant to provisions of The Companies Act 2013 all related party transactions thatwere entered into during the financial year were on an arm's length basis and were in theordinary course of business. There were no material related party transactions entered bythe Company during the year and thus disclosure in Form AOC-2 is not required.
None of the Non-Executive Directors has any pecuniary relationship or transactions withthe Company other than payment of sitting fees to them. Your Directors draw attention ofthe members to Note 1.7 to the notes to accounts which sets out related party disclosures.
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION:
The details of conservation of energy technology absorption foreign exchange earningsand outgo are as follows:
|A) Conservation of energy: || |
|All efforts are being made to conserve energy. || |
|i. the steps taken or impact on conservation of : energy; || |
|ii. the steps taken by the company for utilising : alternate sources of energy; || |
|iii. the capital investment on energy conservation : equipments; || |
|(B) Technology absorption: || |
|i. the efforts made towards technology absorption; : ||The Company is not a manufacturing company; hence the particulars relating to conservation of energy and technology absorption are not applicable. |
|ii. the benefits derived like product improvement : cost reduction product development or import substitution; || |
|iii. in case of imported technology (imported during the last three years reckoned from the beginning of the financial year) || |
|(a) the details of technology imported; : || |
|(b) the year of import; : || |
|(c) whether the technology been fully absorbed; : || |
|(d) if not fully absorbed areas where absorption : has not taken place and the reasons thereof; and || |
|iv. the expenditure incurred on Research and : Development || |
FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO:
During the year under review there were no foreign exchange earnings and outgo.
The Audit Committee comprises of Shri Bhagirath Singh Shri Sanjay Maheshwari and Smt.Anita Bhartiya.
The Company has laid down a risk management policy identifying the core areas of riskincluding Business Risk and Interest Rates risk. The senior management team reviews andmanages the risks in a systematic manner including regular monitoring of exposuresproper advice from market experts.
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS BOARD COMMITTEES AND DIRECTORS:
The performance of the Board was evaluated by the Board after seeking inputs from allthe directors on the basis of the criteria such as the Board composition and structureeffectiveness of board processes information and functioning etc. The performance of thecommittees was evaluated by the Board after seeking inputs from the committee members onthe basis of the criteria such as the composition of committees effectiveness ofcommittee meetings etc.
The Board and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee reviewed the performance of theindividual directors on the basis of the criteria such as the contribution of theindividual director to the Board and committee meetings like meaningful and constructivecontribution and inputs in meetings etc. In addition the Chairman was also evaluated onthe key aspects of his role. In a separate meeting of independent Directors performanceof non-independent directors performance of the board as a whole and performance of theChairman was evaluated taking into account the views of non-executive directors.
The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public falling within the purview ofSection 73 of the Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits)Rules 2014.
INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM:
The Company has in place adequate internal financial controls with reference tofinancial statements. The internal financial controls are adequate and are operatingeffectively.
SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS:
There are no significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courts ortribunals impacting the going concern status and Company's operations in future.
The Company has set up vigil mechanism viz. Whistle Blower Policy to enable theemployees and Directors to report genuine concerns and irregularities if any in theCompany noticed by them. The same is posted on the website of the Company.
EXTRACT OF THE ANNUAL RETURN:
The extract of the Annual Return in form MGT-9 is placed on the Company's website at www.remigroup.com.
MANAGERIAL REMUNERATION AND PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES:
The information required pursuant to Section 197 read with Rule 5(1) of The Companies(Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 in respect of employeesof the Company will be provided upon request. In terms of Section 136 of the Act theReport and Accounts are being sent to the Members and others entitled thereto excludingthe information on employees' particulars which is available for inspection by the Membersat the Registered Office of the Company during business hours on working days of theCompany up to the date of the ensuing Annual General Meeting. No employee of the Companywas in receipt of remuneration equal to or exceeding the prescribed limits pursuant toSection 197(12) of the Companies Act 2013 read with Rule 5 (2) of the Companies(Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014.
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REPORT:
Kindly note that the pursuant to Regulation 15 of SEBI (Listing Obligations andDisclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 the compliance with the corporate governanceprovisions as specified in regulations 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 andclauses (b) to (i) of sub-regulation (2) of regulation 46 and para C D and E of ScheduleV of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 are notapplicable to the Company as paid up equity share capital the Company do not exceed RupeesTen Crores and net worth do not exceed Rupees Twenty Five Crores as on the Financial yearended 31st March 2018.
DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT:
To the best of their knowledge and belief and according to the information andexplanations obtained by them your Directors confirm that: a. in the preparation of theannual accounts for the year ended 31st March 2018 the applicable AccountingStandards have been followed along with proper explanation relating to materialdepartures if any; b. the Directors have selected accounting policies and applied themconsistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as togive a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company at the end of thefinancial year ended 31st March 2018 and of the profit of the Company for thatperiod; c. the Directors have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance ofadequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguardingthe assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;d. the Directors have prepared the annual accounts/ financial statements on a goingconcern basis; e. that proper internal financial controls were in place and that thefinancial controls are adequate and were operating effectively ; and f. that the Directorshave devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicablelaws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
Your Directors appreciate the faith you have reposed in the Company and are confidentthat the Company can depend upon your continued support in its endeavour to grow.
| ||ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD |
|Registered Office: || |
|REMI HOUSE ||Sd/- |
|Plot No.11 Cama Industrial Estate || |
|Goregaon (East) Mumbai-400 063 ||SANJAY MAHESHWARI |
| ||CHAIRMAN |
|Dated: 17th August 2018 ||(DIN: 00168911) |