TO THE MEMBERS OF SAUMYA CONSULTANTS LIMITED
Report on the Standalone Ind AS Financial Statements Opinion
We have audited the accompanying standalone Ind AS financial statements of SaumyaConsultants Limited ("the Company") which comprises the Balance Sheet as atMarch 31 2021 the Statement of Profit and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income)Statement of Changes in Equity and statement of cash flows for the year then ended andnotes to the financial statements including a summary of significant accounting policiesand other explanatory information.
In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid standalone Ind AS financial statements give the informationrequired by the Act in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformitywith the Ind AS and accounting principles generally accepted in India of the state ofaffairs of the Company as at March 31 2021 and profit/loss total comprehensive incomethe changes in equity and its 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 thestandalone Ind AS financial statements under the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 andthe Rules there under and we have fulfilled our other ethical responsibilities inaccordance with these requirements and the Code of Ethics. We believe that the auditevidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for ouropinion.
Emphasis of Matter
We draw attention to Note no. 30 to the Standalone Financial Statements whichdescribes the uncertainties and the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Company'soperations and results as assessed by the management. Our opinion is not modified inrespect of this matter.
Key Audit Matters
Key Audit Matters are those matters that in our professional judgement 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 andinforming our opinion thereon and we do not provide a separate opinion on these matters.
For each matter below our description of how our audit addressed the matter isprovided in that context.
|Impact of Covid 19 on Audit || |
|Due to outbreak of pandemic Covid 19 and consequent country wide lockdown enforced in different parts of India. ||Due to "Work from Home" approach adopted we performed following alternative audit procedures: |
|Due to this we could not carry out normal audit procedures and audit was carried out using "Work from Home" approach. || Various data and confirmation were received either electronically through email or through data sharing on drive. |
|This is considered as Key Audit Matter since alternate audit procedures were performed for carrying out audit. || For various audit procedures reliance was placed on scanned copies of original document shared with us electronically. |
| || Interview/discussion with client via video conferencing/call conferencing and other verbal communications. |
Information Other than the Financial Statements and Auditor's Report Thereon
The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the other information. The otherinformation comprises the information included in the Management Discussion and AnalysisBoard's Report including Annexures to Board's Report Business Responsibility ReportCorporate Governance Report and Shareholder Information but does not include thestandalone financial statements and our auditor's report thereon.
Our opinion on the standalone financial statements does not cover the other informationand we do not express any form of assurance conclusion thereon.
In connection with our audit of the standalone financial statements our responsibilityis to read the other information and in doing so consider whether the other informationis materially inconsistent with the standalone financial statements or our knowledgeobtained during the course of our audit or otherwise appears to be materially misstated.
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.
Responsibilities of Management and those charged with governance for the standalone IndAS financial statement
The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in section134(5) of the Companies Act2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation ofthese standalone Ind AS financial statements that give a true and fair view of thefinancial position financial performance including other comprehensive income changesin equity and cash flows of the Company in accordance with accounting principles generallyaccepted in India including Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) prescribed under section133 of the Act read with the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules 2015 asamended. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records inaccordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding of the assets of the Companyand for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection andapplication of appropriate implementation and maintenance of accounting policies; makingjudgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design implementation andmaintenance of adequate internal financial controls that were operating effectively forensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records relevant to thepreparation and presentation of the standalone Ind AS financial statement that give a trueand fair view and are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud or error.
In preparing the Ind AS financial statements management is responsible for assessingthe Company'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.
Those Board of Directors are also responsible for overseeing the company's financialreporting process.
Auditor's Responsibilities for the Audit of Standalone Ind AS financial statement
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the Standalone Ind ASfinancial statements as a whole are free from material misstatement whether due to fraudor error and to issue an auditor's report that includes our opinion. Reasonable assuranceis a high level of assurance but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted in accordancewith SAs will always detect a material misstatement when it exists. Misstatements canarise from fraud or error and are considered material if individually or in theaggregate they could reasonably be expected to influence the economic decisions of userstaken on the basis of these standalone Ind AS financial statements.
A further description of the auditor's responsibilities for the audit of the standaloneInd AS financial statements is included in Annexure A. This description forms part of ourauditor's report.
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 Companies Act 2013 we give in the Annexure B a statement on the matters specified inparagraphs 3 and 4 of the Order to the extent applicable.
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 the Statement of Profit and Loss including Other ComprehensiveIncome and the Cash Flow Statement and the Statement of Changes in Equity dealt with bythis Report are in agreement with the books of account.
d) In our opinion the aforesaid standalone Ind AS financial statements comply with theIndian Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act.
e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on 31stMarch 2021 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors isdisqualified as on 31st 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 Control over financialreporting of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controls refer to ourseparate Report in "Annexure C".
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 opinionand to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us theremuneration paid/provided 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 on its financialposition in its standalone Ind AS financial statements if any.
ii) The Company has made provision as required under the applicable law or accountingstandards for material foreseeable losses if any on long-term contracts includingderivative contracts.
iii) There were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund by the Company.
Annexure - A to the Auditors' Report
Responsibilities for Audit of Financial Statement
As part of an audit in accordance with SAs we exercise professional judgment andmaintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also:
1. Identify and assess the risks of material misstatement of the financial statementswhether due to fraud or error design and perform audit procedures responsive to thoserisks and obtain audit evidence that is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis forour opinion. The risk of not detecting a material misstatement resulting from fraud ishigher than for one resulting from error as fraud may involve collusion forgeryintentional omissions misrepresentations or the override of internal control.
2. Obtain an understanding of internal control relevant to the audit in order to designaudit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. Under section 143(3)(i) of theCompanies Act 2013 we are also responsible for expressing our opinion on whether thecompany has adequate internal financial controls system in place and the operatingeffectiveness of such controls.
3. Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness ofaccounting estimates and related disclosures made by management.
4. Conclude on the appropriateness of management's use of the going concern basis ofaccounting 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 Standalone Ind AS financial statements or if such disclosures are inadequate tomodify our opinion. Our conclusions are based on the audit evidence obtained up to thedate of our auditor's report. However future events or conditions may cause the Companyto cease to continue as a going concern.
5. Evaluate the overall presentation structure and content of the Standalone Ind ASfinancial statements including the disclosures and whether the financial statementsrepresent the underlying transactions and events in a manner that achieves fairpresentation.
Materiality is the magnitude of misstatements in the standalone financial statementsthat individually or in aggregate makes it probable that the economic decisions of areasonably knowledgeable user of the standalone financial statements may be influenced. Weconsider quantitative materiality and qualitative factors in (i) planning the scope of ouraudit work and in evaluating the results of our work; and (ii) to evaluate the effect ofany identified misstatements in the standalone financial statements.
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 Standalone Ind AS financialstatements of the current period and are therefore the key audit matters. We describethese matters in our auditor's report unless law or regulation precludes public disclosureabout the matter or when in extremely rare circumstances we determine that a mattershould not be communicated in our report because the adverse consequences of doing sowould reasonably be expected to outweigh the public interest benefits of suchcommunication.
Annexure - B to the Auditors' Report
(Referred to in paragraph 1 of our report of even date)
i) a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details
and situation of fixed assets.
b) Fixed assets have been physically verified by the Management at reasonableintervals. According to the information and explanation given to us no materialdiscrepancies were noticed on such 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 as investments and are in the name of the Company.
ii) The Inventory has been physical verified at reasonable interval by the management.In our opinion the frequency of verification is reasonable. No material discrepancieswere noticed.
iii) As per the information and explanation given to us the company has not grantedany loans secured or unsecured to Companies firms LLPs or other parties covered in theregister maintained under section 189 of the Companies Act 2013. Therefore sub-clause(a) (b) of clause (iii) of Paragraph 3 of the order are not applicable.
iv) 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 investments guarantee and security made where ever applicable.
v) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has not accepted deposits in terms of the provisions of section 73 to 76 of theCompanies Act 2013 and the Rules framed there under and the directives issued by theReserve Bank of India.
vi) In our opinion maintenance of cost records pursuant to the Companies (Cost Recordsand audit) Rules 2014 prescribed by the Central Government under Section 148(1) of theCompanies Act 2013 are not applicable to the company during the year under review.
vii) a) According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis ofour examination of the records of the Company undisputed statutory dues includingprovident fund income-tax sales tax value added tax duty of customs service taxCess Goods & Service Tax and other material statutory dues wherever applicable havebeen regularly deposited during the year by the Company with the appropriate authorities.According to the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amounts payablein respect of statutory dues were in arrears as at 31 March 2021 for a period of more thansix months from the date they became payable. b) According to the information andexplanations given to us there are no statutory dues that have not been deposited withthe appropriate authorities on account of any dispute.
viii) Based on our audit procedure and on the basis of information and explanationsgiven by the management the Company has not defaulted in repayment of loans or borrowingsto financial institutions banks or government. The Company has not issued any debentures.
ix) To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the information andexplanations given to us the company has not raised money by way of initial public offeror further public offer(including debt instruments) during the year. The term loans wereapplied for the purpose for which these were obtained.
x) In our opinion and according to information and explanations given to us no fraudby the company or on the Company by its officers/ employee has been noticed or reportedduring the 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) 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 non-cashtransactions with directors or persons connected with him as referred to in section 192 ofthe Act.
xvi) According to the information and explanations given to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the company is required to be registered undersection 45IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act 1934 and has obtained the registration.
Annexure - C 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 SAUMYACONSULTANTS LIMITED ("the Company") as of 31 March 2021 in conjunction withour audit of the standalone Ind AS financial statements of the Company for the year endedon 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 ofrecords that in reasonable detail accurately and fairly reflect the transactions anddispositions of the assets of the company; (2) provide reasonable assurance thattransactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements inaccordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that receipts andexpenditures of the company are being made only in accordance with authorizations ofmanagement and directors of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regardingprevention or timely detection of unauthorized acquisition use or disposition of thecompany's assets that could have a material 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 A.K. Meharia & Associates |
| ||Chartered Accountants |
| ||Firm's Registration No.324666E |
|Place: Kolkata ||(A.K. Meharia) |
|Dated: 29/06/2021 ||Partner |
|UDIN: 21053918AAAADC4183 ||Membership Number: 053918 |