The Members of
STANDARD SURFACTANTS LIMITED Kanpur
Report on the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements Opinion
We have audited the standalone Ind AS financial statements ofStandard SurfactantsLimited ("the Company") which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31 2019the Statement of Profit and Loss(including Other Comprehensive Income) the Statement ofChanges in Equity and the Statement of Cash Flows for the year ended and notes to Ind ASStandalone financial statements including summary of the significant accounting policiesand other explanatory information (hereinafter referred as " the standalonefinancialstatements").
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 Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") in the manner so required and give a trueand fair view in conformity with the Indian Accounting Standards prescribed under section133 of the Act read with the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules as amended("Ind AS") and other accounting principles generally accepted in India of thestate of affairs of the Company as at March 31 2019 the profit and total comprehensiveincome changes in equity and its cash flows for the year ended on that date..
Basis for Opinion
We conducted our audit of the Standalone financial statements in accordance with theStandards on Auditing specified under section 143(10) of the Act (SAs). Ourresponsibilities under those Standards are further described in the Auditor'sResponsibilities for the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements section of ourreport. We are independent of the Company in accordance with the Code of Ethics issued bythe Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) together with the independencerequirements that are relevant to our audit of the standalone financial statements underthe provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder and we have fulfilled our otherethical responsibilities in accordance with these requirements and the ICAI's Code ofEthics. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriateto provide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.
Key Audit Matters
Key audit matters are those matters that in our professional judgment were of mostsignificance in our audit of the standalone financial statements of the current period.These matters were addressed in the context of our audit of the standalone financialstatements as a whole and in forming our opinion thereon and we do not provide aseparate opinion on these matters. We have determined that there are no key audit mattersto be communicated in our report.
Information Other than the Standalone 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 company'sannual report but does notinclude the financial statements and our auditor's report thereon. These reports areexpected to be made available to us after the date of this auditor's report.
Our opinion on the financial statements does not cover the other informationand 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 identified above when it becomes available and in doing soconsider whether the other information is materially inconsistent with the financialstatements or our knowledge obtained in the audit or otherwise appears to be materiallymisstated.
When we read the annual report if we conclude that there is a material misstatementtherein we are required to communicate the matter to those charged with governance andshall act in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Responsibilities of management and those charged with governance for the StandaloneFinancial Statements
The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in section134(5) of the Act with respect to the preparation of these standalone financial statementsthat give a true and fair view of the financial position financial performance totalcomprehensive income changes in equity and cash flows of the Company in accordance withthe other accounting principles generally accepted in India. including the IndianAccounting Standards (Ind AS) prescribed under section 133 of the Act.
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.
In preparing the standalone financial statements management is responsible forassessing the Company's ability to continue as a going concern disclosing as applicablematters related to going concern and using the going concern basis of accounting unlessmanagement either intends to liquidate the Company or to cease operations or has norealistic alternative but to do so. The Board of Directors are also responsible foroverseeing the Company's financial reporting process.
Auditor's Responsibility for the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the standalonefinancial 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 financial statements.
As part of an audit in accordance with SAs we exercise professional judgment andmaintain 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 insufficient 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)(i) of the Act we are also responsible for expressing our opinion on whether the companyhas adequate internal financial controls with reference tofinancial statements in placeand the operating effectiveness of such 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 manner that achieves fair presentation.
We communicate with those charged with governance regarding among othermatters the planned scope and timing of the audit and significant audit findingsincluding any significant deficiencies in internal control that we identify during ouraudit.
We also provide those charged with governance with a statement that we havecomplied with relevant ethical requirements regarding independence and to communicatewith them all relationships and other matters that may reasonably be thought to bear onour independence and where applicable related safeguards.
From the matters communicated with those charged with governance we determinethose matters that were of most significance in the audit of the financial statements ofthe current period and are therefore the key audit matters. We describe these matters inour auditor's report unless law or regulation precludes public disclosure about the matteror when 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 Requirement
1) As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2016 ("the Order")issued by the Central Government of India in terms of section 143(11) of the Act we givein the Annexure A' a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4of the Order;
2) As required by Section143(3) of the Act we report that: a) We have sought andobtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge andbelief were necessary for the purposes of our audit. b) In our opinion proper books ofaccount as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from ourexamination of those books. c) The Balance Sheet the Statement of Profit and Lossincluding Other Comprehensive Income Statement of Changes in Equity and the Statement ofCash Flow dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account. d) In ouropinion the aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with the Ind AS specifiedunder Section 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Account) Rules 2014. e)On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March 312019 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors is disqualified ason March 31 2019 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164 (2) of theAct. f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls with reference tofinancial statements of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controlsrefer to our separate Report in "Annexure B". Our report expresses an unmodifiedopinion on the adequacy and operating effectiveness of the Company's internal financialcontrols with reference to financial statements. g) With respect to the other mattersto beincluded in the Auditor's Report in accordance with the requirements of section 197(16) ofthe Act we report that : The remuneration paid by the Company to its directors during theyear is in accordance with the provisions of section 197 of the Act. h) With respect tothe other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report in accordance with Rule 11 of theCompanies (Audit and Auditors) Rules 2014 in our opinion and to the best of ourinformation and according to the explanations given to us: i. The Company has disclosedthe impact of pending litigations on its financial position in its standalone financialstatements.(Refer Note No 33 to standalone financial statements) ii. The Company did nothave any long term contract including derivative contracts for which there were anymaterial foreseeable losses.
iii. As explained there have been no amount required to be transferred to the InvestorEducation and Protection Fund by the Company.
| || ||For ATUL GARG & ASSOCIATES |
| || ||Chartered Accountants |
| || ||Firm Regn. No.: 001544C |
| || ||ATUL GARG |
|Place : ||Kanpur ||Partner |
|Date : ||3rd June 2019 ||Membership No.070757 |