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Tricom Fruit Products Ltd.

BSE: 531716 Sector: Agri and agri inputs
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Tricom Fruit Products Ltd. (TRICOMFRUIT) - Director Report

Company director report

To

The Members

Your Directors have pleasure in presenting their 26thAnnual Report on thebusiness and operations of the Company and the accounts for the Financial Year ended March31 2020.

1. Financial Results

(Amout in '

Particulars 2019-2020 2018-2019
Total Income from Operations 0 0
Finance Cost 0 20270
Depreciation 23419024 23414509
Profit before Taxation (24921154) (23685298)
Provisions for Taxes 0 0
Exceptional Items 0 0
Profit after Taxes (24921154) (23685298)
Balance brought forward (1000426183) (976740885)
Prior Period Income 0 0
Appropriations 0 0
Profit carried to Balance Sheet (1025347337) (1000426183)
Earnings per share (1.31) (1.24)

2. Brief description of the Company's working during the year/State of Company's affair

The Company's operations have been discontinued due to possession of factory taken overby Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company limited. Therefore income from operations wasNil. The Loss was ' 24921154/- as compared to loss of ' 2 3685298/- during theprevious financial year.

3. Dividend

Due to the loss incurred during the year the Board of Directors of your Company doesnot recommend any dividend for the Financial Year 2019-2020.

4. Reserves

Due to loss incurred during the year the amount is not transferred to reserves.

5. Share Capital

The paid up capital of the Company as on 31st March 2020 was ' 190940500. Duringthe year under review the Company has not issued shares with differential voting rightssweat equity shares and shares under Employees Stock Option Scheme.

6. Directors and Key Managerial Personnel

In accordance with the provisions of the Act and the Articles of Association of theCompany Mr. Chandrakant Joshi Director retire by rotation at the forthcoming AnnualGeneral Meeting and being eligible offer himself for reappointment.

The Company has received declarations from the Independent Directors of the Companyconfirming that they meet criteria of independence as prescribed both under the act andSEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 2 (51) and 203 of the Act the Key ManagerialPersonnel of the Company are Mr. Chandrakant Joshi Managing Director Mr. Chetan KothariChief Financial Officer and Ms. Kajal Solanki Company Secretary.

7. Particulars of Employees

Disclosures pertaining to remuneration and other details as required under Section197(12) of the Act read with Rule 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration ofManagerial Personnel) Rules 2014 are provided in the Annual Report is annexed as(Annexure-I)

None of the employee was drawing remuneration in excess of the limits set out in the Interms of the provisions of Section 197(12) of the Act read with Rules 5(2) and 5(3) of theCompanies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014.

Having regard to the provisions of the first proviso to Section 136(1) of the Act andas advised the Annual Report excluding the aforesaid information is being sent to themembers of the Company. The said information is available for inspection at the registeredoffice of the Company during working hours and any member interested in obtaining suchinformation may write to the Company at the registered office of the Company and the samewill be furnished on request.

8. Meetings

During the year 9 Board Meetings and 4 Audit Committee Meetings were convened and held.The details of which are given in the Corporate Governance Report. The intervening gapbetween the Meetings was within the period prescribed under the Companies Act 2013.

9. Performance Evaluation

Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and SEBI (Listing Obligation andDisclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 the Board has carried out an annualperformance evaluation of its own performance.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and SEBI (Listing Obligation andDisclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 the Board has carried out an annualperformance evaluation of its own performance the directors individually as well as theevaluation of the working of Committee.

The manner in which the evaluation has been carried out is explained as follows:-

The Independent Directors of the Company reviewed the performance of the Board as awhole and the Board Committee and also evaluated the performance of Non-IndependentDirectors and the Board of the Company taking into account the views of ExecutiveDirectors and Non -Executive Directors and based on attendance record and intensity ofparticipation at meetings quality of interventions special contributions andinterpersonal relationships with other Directors and management.

10. Remuneration Policy:

The policy of the Company on directors' appointment and remuneration including thecriteria for determining qualifications positive attributes independence of a directorand other matters as required under sub-section (3) of section 178 of the CompaniesAct2013 is available on our website at http://www.tricomfruitproducts.com/download/Remmuneration%20Policv.pdf. There has been no change in the policy since lastfiscal. We affirm that the remuneration paid to the directors is as per the terms laid outin the Remuneration Policy of the Company.

11. Auditors:

M/s. R.V. Panamburkar& Associates Chartered Accountants appointed as Auditor of theCompany for a term of 5 (five) consecutive years at the Annual General Meeting held on29th September 2017.

The notes on financial statements referred to in the Auditor's Report areself-explanatory and do not call for any further comments.

12. Auditors' Report:

Our replies to the Auditors 'qualifications are as follows:

1. The company was tried to come out from this situation by negotiating with EdelweissAsset Reconstruction Company Limited. But due to financial crisis the Company could notpay its secured Term Loan and EARC has sold assets in the month of May 2020.

2. The Company could not find any PE investor and could not settle the dues withEdelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company Limited. Therefore ARC sold assets in the month ofMay 2020 in order to recover their dues. Since the negotiations with the lenders are inprocess; the Company is still going concern.

3. The company is incurring losses and unable to pay any dues. the management is of theopinion that these uncertainties cast significant doubt about the company's ability tocontinue as a going concern.

4. Due to severe financial crisis company has requested lenders to waive off intereston loans and therefore no interest provision has been made.

13. Secretarial Audit Report

In terms of Section 204 of the Act and Rules made there under M/s.SadashivKharmate& Associates Company Secretaries Practicing Company Secretary havebeen appointed Secretarial Auditors of the Company. The report of the Secretarial Auditorsis enclosed as Annexure II to this report. The report is self-explanatory .

14. Vigil Mechanism/Whistler Bowler Policy :

In pursuant to the provisions of section 177(9) & (10) of the Companies Act 2013and SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015. Agreement aVigil Mechanism/ Whistler Bowler Policy for directors and employees to report genuineconcerns has been established. The Vigil Mechanism Policy/ Whistler Bowler Policy has beenuploaded on the website of theCompanyathttp://www.tricomfruitproducts.com/download%5CWhistle%20Blower%20Policy.pdf

15. Risk management policy

The Company has framed a Risk Management Policy to identify and access the key businessrisk areas and a risk mitigation process.

A detailed excise is being carried out that the organization faces such as strategicfinancial credit market liquidity legal regulatory and other risks. The Boardperiodically reviews the risks and suggests steps to be taken to control and mitigate thesame through a properly defined framework.

16. Extract of Annual Return:

As required pursuant to section 92(3) oftheCompaniesAct2013 and rule 12(1) of theCompanies (Management and Administration) Rules 2014 an extract of annual return in MGT9 as a part of this Annual Report as(Annexure IN)

17. Material changes and commitments if any affecting the financial position of thecompany which have occurred between the end of the financial year of the company to whichthe financial statements relate and the date of the report

There is no material changes and commitments affecting the financial position of thecompany which have occurred between the end of the financial year of the company to whichthe financial statements relate and the date of the report.

18. Details of significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courts ortribunals impacting the going concern status and company's operations in future

There are no other significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courtsor tribunals impacting the going concern status and company's operations in future.

19. Adequacy of Internal Financial Controls :

The Company has adequate internal financial controls in place with reference tofinancial statements. These are continually reviewed by the Company to strengthen the samewherever required. The Board addresses issues if any raised by the Statutory Auditor inrespect of Internal Financial Control.

20. Deposits

The details relating to deposits covered under Chapter V of the Act-

(a) accepted during the year;NIL

(b) remained unpaid or unclaimed as at the end of the year;29240281/-

(c) whether there has been any default in repayment of deposits or payment of interestthereon during the year and if so number of such cases and the total amount involved-

(i) at the beginning of the year; ' 30850281/-

(ii) maximum during the year; ' 30850281/-

(iii) at the end of the year; '29240281/-

The details of deposits which are in compliance with the requirements of Chapter V ofthe Act except Section 73(2) (C)and 74(1)(b)of the Companies Act 2013.

21. Particulars of loans guarantees or investments under section 186:

No loans guarantee or investments made during the year.

22. Particulars of contracts or arrangements with related parties:

All related party transactions done by the Company during the financial year were atarm's length and in ordinary course of business. All related party transactions wereplaced in the meetings of Audit Committee and the Board of Directors for their necessaryreview and approval. During the financial year your Company has not entered into anymaterial transaction (as per SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements)Regulations 2015) with any of its related parties which may have potential conflict withthe interest of the Company at large. Disclosure pursuant to Accounting Standards onrelated party transactions have been made in the notes to the Financial Statements. Toidentify and monitor significant related party transactions Company has also framed apolicy on the related party transactions and the same is available on the Company'swebsite http://www.tricomfruitproducts.com/download%5CRelated%20Partv%20Transactions%20Policv.pdf

23. Corporate Governance Certificate:

The Compliance certificate from the auditors regarding compliance of conditions ofcorporate governance as stipulated in SEBI (Listing obligation and DisclosureRequirements) Regulation 2015 annexed with the report.

24. Suspension of Trading of Securities:

Securities of the Company suspended from trading on BSE Website between March 1 2020to June 30 2020 on account of nonpayment of Listing Fees to BSE. Due to financialDifficulties company could not paid listing fees to

BSE on time and hence delayed the payment. BSE has revoked the suspension on successfulpayment of Listing Fees and allowed the free trading of securities from July 1 2020.

25. Management Discussion and Analysis:

The Management Discussion and Analysis forms part of this Annual Report for the yearended 31st March 2020.

26. Disclosures:

Audit Committee:

The Audit Committee comprises of Three Directors 2(two) of them are Non Executive andIndependent Directors. All the Directors possess knowledge of corporate finance accountsand company law. An Independent Non Executive Director acts as Chairman of the CommitteeMeetings. The Statutory Auditor is also invited to the meetings. The quorum of the AuditCommittee is two members.

27. Obligation Of Company Under The Sexual Harassment Of Women At Workplace(Prevention Prohibition And Redressal) Act 2013:

There is no requirement of Committee as per the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace(Prevention Prohibition & Redressal) Act 2013 ('Act') and Rules made there under asemployees are below the threshold limit.

28. Conservation of energy technology absorption and foreign exchange earnings andoutgo

The Operation of the company is discontinued during the year so there is no usage ofenergy technology absorption and foreign exchange earnings and outgo.

29. Human Resources

Your Company treats its "human resources" as one of its most importantassets. Your Company continuously invests in attraction retention and development oftalent on an ongoing basis. A number of programs that provide for the motivation of theemployees.

30. Directors' Responsibility Statement

The Directors' Responsibility Statement referred to in clause (c) of sub-section (3) ofSection 134 of the Companies Act 2013 shall 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 in the case of a listed company had laid down internal financialcontrols to be followed by the company and that such internal financial controls areadequate and were operating effectively.

(f) the directors had devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisionsof all applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

31. Acknowledgements

An acknowledgement to all with whose help cooperation and hard work the Company isable to achieve the results.

Registered Office: By Order of the Board
Gat No.336 338-341
Village Andori Taluka Khandala
Shirval Pandarpur Road Chandrakant Joshi GajananPosti
Satara - 415521. Maharashtra Managing Director Director
CIN : L67120PN1995PLC139099 (DIN:00050869) (DIN: 01127473)
Place: Mumbai
Date : 8th December 2020