The Directors have pleasure in presenting the 26th Annual Report together with audited
accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2016.
FINANCIAL RESULTS :
(Rs, in Lakhs)
Profit before Depreciation
Less : Depreciation
Less : Taxes
Less : Extra Ordinary Item (Net of Tax Expenses)
Profit after Tax
Surplus brought forward from last year
Amount available for appropriation
Provision for Equity Dividend
Provision for Tax on Dividend
Transfer to General Reserve
Surplus carried over to Balance Sheet
Your Directors are glad to recommend payment of dividend of '' 1.60/- per equity share of '' 10/- each to
the equity shareholders (@ 16% of the paid up capital).
REVIEW OF OPERATIONS
There is no change in the nature of business of the Company. The overall turnover of the Company has
increased by 13.22% in turnover as compared to the previous year, mainly due to higher takeoff of finished
goods in the market.
During the year under review, the Spinning Mills produced 27108.36 tons (22054.34 tones ) inclusive of
purchased quantity 2570.55 tones (885.25 tones ) of Yarn and sold 25144.14 tones (20818.38 tones ) of
The sales include 12080.68 tones (11195.79 tones ) by way of Export. The total yarn sales of this
division amounted to ''Rs, 50170.72 Lakhs (''Rs, 48931.22 Lakhs) of which export sales amounted to ''Rs,
23975.03 Lakhs (''Rs, 25398.85 Lakhs) constituting 47.79% (51.91%) of the total yarn sales.
The Weaving Division specializes in manufacturing wider-width cotton fabric. During the year under
reviewRs,, 88.09 Lakh meters (96.40 Lakh Meters ) of Fabric were produced and 91.20 Lakh Meters (88.85
Meters ) of Fabric were sold.
During the year under review, 5165.75 tones (3176.25 tones) of Knitted fabric were produced and 5092.95
tones (3224.01) tones were sold. The total sales of this division
Amounts to ''Rs,10580.38 Lakhs ('' 7367.93Lakhs) of which export sales amounted to '' Rs,2845.66 Lakhs
(''Rs, 1370.13 Lakhs).
Processing and Technical Textiles Division
During the year under review, 1655.67 tones (768.54 tones) of fabrics were processed and the total
processing charges of this division amounts to '' Rs,1393.58 Lakhs ('' 614.62 Lakhs) and 756.39 tones (Nil)
of fabrics were produced and 776.21 tones (Nil) of fabrics were sold. The total fabric sales of this
division amounts to '' 3034.86Lakhs (Nil).
During the year under review, 12.86 Lakhs (9.10 Lakhs) pieces of Garments were produced and sold Rs,10.19
Lakhs (8.68 Lakhs) pieces. The total sales of this division amounts to '' 3303.77 Lakhs (''Rs, 3572.56 Lakhs)
of which export sales amounted to '' 3303.77 Lakhs ('' 3533.38 Lakhs).
Wind Mill Division
The company has 4 windmills of 1250 KW each totaling 5 MW in Radhapuram Taluk, Tirunelveli District,
Tamilnadu, 25 Nos windmills, each of 800 KW capacity totaling 20 MW capacity in Dharapuram Taluk, Tirupur
District and Palani Taluk, Dindigul District, Tamilnadu and 3 Windmills of 1650 KW each in Kongalnagaram,
Udumalpet Taluk, Tirupur District, Tamilnadu. The total installed capacity of Windmills is 29.95 MW and the
whole of the power generated is captively consumed by the Spinning Units and Weaving Unit. The windmills
roduced 343.38 Lakh units of power as against 449.40 Lakh units produced in the last year.
PROSPECTS FOR THE CURRENT YEAR
During the current year, a new Garments project near Palladam, Tirupur District, Tamilnadu has become
operational. The results of the same are expected to be reflected in the current Financial Year.
Further with the promised evacuation of wind energy by TANGEDCO to the maximum possible extent, wind
energy contribution will increase significantly. Considering the above the overall performance of the Company
is expected to be satisfactory.
EVENTS SUBSEQUENT TO THE DATE OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
There are no material changes and commitments affecting the Financial position of the Company, subsequent
to the end of the Financial Year.
The company has no public deposits outstanding at the beginning of the year and, the Company has not
accepted any deposits within the meaning of Section 73 to 76 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies
(Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014 during the year under review.
In line with requirements of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015
your Company is committed to the principles of good Corporate Governance and continues to adhere good
corporate governance practices consistently.
A separate section is given on Corporate Governance, Management Discussion and Analysis along with a
certificate from the Statutory Auditors of the Company regarding compliance of conditions of Corporate
Governance as stipulated under Regulation 34(3) read with Schedule V of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and
Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 forms part of this Annual Report.
EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN
An extract of the Annual Return as on Financial Year Ended on 31stMarch, 2016, pursuant to the
sub-section (3) of Section 92 of the Companies Act, 2013 and forming part of the report, in Form MGT - 9 is
enclosed as Annexure - I
During the period under review there were no change in the Board of Directors. Sri S V Arumugam, Managing
Director (DIN 00002458) is required to retire by rotation at the ensuing Annual General Meeting, he is
eligible and seeks re-appointment. All Independent Directors have given declarations that they meet the
criteria of independence as laid down under Section 149 (6) of the Companies Act, 2013.
KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL
The Company has appointed the following persons as Key Managerial Personnel:
Name of the persons Designation
Sri S V Arumugam Managing Director
Sri C S Balakumar Chief Financial Officer
Sri N Krishnaraj Company Secretary
The Audit Committee comprises of :
1. Sri C S K Prabhu - Chairman (Non- Executive Independent Director)
2. Sri K N V Ramani - Member (Non- Executive Independent Director) and
3. Sri S Palaniswami - Member (Non- Executive Independent Director)
The Board has implemented the suggestions made by the Audit Committee from time to time.
EVALUATION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and Regulation 17 (10) of the SEBI (Listing
Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, Independent Directors at their meeting without
participation of non Independent Directors and management considered and evaluated the Boards'' performance,
performance of the Chairman and Managing Director.
The Board has carried out an annual evaluation of its own performance of the individual Directors as well
as the Committees of Directors.
During the year under review, four Board Meetings were conducted. The details of the same have been given
in the Corporate Governance Report under Regulation 17 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure
Requirements) Regulations, 2015, forming part of this Report.
PARTICULARS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS
The Company has not given any loans or guarantees governed under the provisions of Section 186 of the
Companies Act, 2013. The details of the investments made by Company are given in the notes to the financial
ESTABLISHMENT OF VIGIL MECHANISM / WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY
The Company has established a vigil mechanism for Directors and employees to report concerns about
unethical behavior, actual or suspected fraud or violation of the Company''s code of conduct or ethics. The
policy has been posted in the website of the Company: www.bannarimills.com.
POLICY ON NOMINATION AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE
The Board of Directors have framed a policy setting out the framework for payment of Remuneration to
Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and Senior Management Personnel of the Company. The policy is explained
as part of the Corporate Governance Report. The Committee ensures that
a. The level and composition of remuneration is reasonable and sufficient to attract, retain and
motivate Directors of the quality required to run the Company successfully
b. Relationship of remuneration to performance is clear and meets appropriate performance benchmarks
c. Remuneration to Directors, Key Managerial Personnel and senior management involves a balance between
fixed and incentive pay reflecting short and long term performance objectives appropriate to the working of
the Company and its goals.
RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
All the Related Party Transactions that were entered into during the financial year in the ordinary
course of business and the prices were at arm''s length basis. Hence, the provisions of Section 188 of the
Companies Act, 2013 are not attracted. Further no materially significant related party transactions were made
by the Company with Promoters, Directors, Key Managerial Personnel or other designated persons which may have
potential conflict with interest of the Company at large. Hence reporting in AOC-2 is not required. Approval
of Audit Committee was obtained for transactions of repetitive nature on annual basis. All Related Party
Transactions are placed before the Audit Committee and Board of Directors for their review. The policy on
Related Party Transactions is available in the website www.bannarimills.com.
SIGNIFICANT/MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS/COURTS
There are no significant and material orders passed by the Regulators/Courts that would impact the going
concern status and the Company''s operation in future.
DIRECTORS’ RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
As stipulated in Section 134 (5) of the Companies Act, 2013 your Directors confirm that:
a) Your Directors have followed in the preparation of the annual accounts, the applicable accounting
standards with proper explanation relating to material departures;
b) Your Directors have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made
judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of
affairs of the Company at the end of the financial year and of the profit and loss of the Company for that
c) Your Directors have taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting
records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for
preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;
d) Your Directors have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;
e) Your Directors have laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and that
such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and
f) Your Directors have devised proper system to ensure compliance with the provisions of all
applicable laws and that such systems were adequate and operating effectively.
The present Auditors of the Company M/s P.N.Raghavendra Rao & Co, Chartered Accountants, Coimbatore, were
appointed for a term of 3 years, pursuant to the resolution passed by the members at the Annual General
Meeting held on 25th August, 2014. A resolution ratifying their appointment in terms of Section
139 is also placed before the shareholders for their approval at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.
Pursuant to provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies (Appointment and
Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 the Company has appointed Mr. R Dhanasekaran, Practicing
Company Secretary to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company. The report is annexed herewith as
Annexure – II No adverse qualifications/comments have been made in the sand report by
the Practicing Company Secretary.
Pursuant to section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Cost Records and Audit)
Rules, 2014 as amended from time to time, the Board of Directors, on the recommendation of Audit Committee,
has appointed Sri M Nagarajan, Cost Accountant, Coimbatore as Cost Auditor to conduct Cost Audit of the
Company for the financial year 2016 - 2017 with remuneration. As required under the Companies Act, 2013, a
resolution seeking members'' approval for the remuneration payable to the Cost Auditor forms part of the
Notice convening Annual General Meeting.
JOINT VENTURE AND ASSOCIATE
We have one Joint Venture Company and one Associate Company as on 31st March, 2016. In
accordance with the Section 129 (3) of the Companies Act, 2013, the Consolidated Financial Statements of the
Company has been prepared which forms part of the Annual Report. A separate statement containing the salient
features of the Financial Statements of the Joint Venture/Associate in Form AOC-1 (Part - B) is furnished :
In accordance with the Section 136 of the Companies Act, 2013, the audited Financial Statements of the
Company is available on our Website www.bannarimills.com.
INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND THEIR ADEQUACY
The Company has an Internal Control System, commensurate with the size, scale and complexity of its
operations. The scope and authority of the Internal Audit function is defined in the Internal Audit Manual.
To maintain its objectivity and independence, the Internal Audit function reports to the Chairman of the
Audit Committee & to the Chairman and Managing Director.
The Company has Independent Internal Auditor and an Internal Audit Department which monitors and
evaluates the efficiency and adequacy of internal control system in the Company, its compliance with
operating systems, accounting procedures and policies at all locations of the Company.
Based on the report of internal audit function, corrective actions are taken in the respective areas and
thereby strengthen the controls. Significant audit observations and recommendations along with corrective
actions thereon are presented to the Audit Committee of the Board.
STATEMENT ON RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY
Pursuant to section 134(3) (n) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Regulation 21 of the SEBI (Listing
Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, the Company has constituted a Risk Management
Committee. The Committee has developed a Risk Management Policy and implemented the same. The details of the
Committee and its terms of reference are set out in the Corporate Governance Report forming part of the
Boards Report. At present the Company has not identified any element of risk which may threat the existence
of the Company.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY COMMITTEE
The Company has constituted Corporate Social Responsibility Committee which shall recommend to the Board,
the activities to be undertaken by the Company as specified in schedule VII, recommend the amount of
expenditure to be incurred on such activities and monitor the CSR policy of the Company. The company has
partially spent the amount stipulated under the requirements of the Act. Corporate Social Responsibility
Committee constituted consisting of the following Directors :
1. Sri S V Arumugam - Managing Director
2. Sri S Palaniswami - Independent Director
3. Sri K Sadhasivam - Independent Director
The CSR activities and its related particulars is enclosed as Annexure III
I. Conservation of Energy and others- The particulars required to be included in terms of Section
134(3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 8(3) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 for the year
ended 31st March 2016 relating to Conservation of Energy, etc., is enclosed as Annexure
II. Remuneration of Directors and other details- The information required under Section 197(12) of the
Companies Act, 2013 read with Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 and
forming part of the Directors'' Report for the year ended 31st March, 2016 is provided in
HUMAN RESOURCES AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
During the year under review the human relations continued to be very cordial. The Company wishes to
acknowledge the contribution of the employees at all levels of the organization. The Company has placed an
Anti Sexual Harassment Policy in line with the requirements of The Sexual Harassment of Women at the
Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressed) Act, 2013. Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) has been set
up to redress complaints for sexual harassment. All employees (permanent, contractual, temporary, trainees)
are covered under this policy. The Company has not received any complaints for disposal off during the
Your Directors acknowledge with gratitude the timely assistance and help extended by the Bankers for
having provided the required bank facilities. Your Directors wish to place on record their appreciation of
the contributions made by the employees at all levels for the excellent performance of your company.
By Order of the Board
S V ARUMUGAM
Chairman & Managing Director
25 th May, 2016