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BSE: 517330|NSE: CMICABLES|ISIN: INE981B01011|SECTOR: Cables - Telephone
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Accounting Policy Year : Mar '16

The Financial Statements are prepared under the historical cost convention, on going concern concept and in compliance with the relevant accounting principles, accounting standards issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. The Company follows the mercantile system of accounting and recognizes income and expenditure on accrual basis to the extent measurable and where there is certainty of ultimate realization in respect of incomes. The significant accounting policies adopted by the Company are detailed below:

1. Fixed Assets, Intangible Assets and Capital Work-in-Progress

Fixed assets are stated at cost, less accumulated depreciation. Direct costs are capitalized until fixed assets are ready for use. Capital work-in-progress comprises the cost of fixed assets that are not yet ready for their intended use at the balance sheet date. Intangible assets are recorded at the consideration paid for acquisition.

2. Investments

Long term investments are valued at their acquisition cost. Any decline in the value of the investment, other than a temporary decline, is recognized and provided for in the statement of profit and loss. Short-term investments are carried at cost or their market values whichever is lower.

3. Revenue Recognition

Revenue from the sale of goods is accounted for on the basis of actual dispatches of goods. Sales are inclusive of excise duty but net of sales tax and VAT. Materials returned / rejected are accounted for in the year of return / rejection.

4. Foreign Currency Transaction

The transactions in foreign currency are recorded at the exchange rate prevailing on the date of transaction. Monetary liability / assets on account of foreign currency are converted at the exchange rates prevailing as at the end of the year. Exchange differences are appropriately dealt within the statement of profit and loss.

5. Depreciation/Amortization

Depreciation on fixed assets is provided to the extent of depreciable amount on straight line method except for fixed assets of PVC Cable division where depreciation is provided on written down value method. Depreciation is provided based on useful life of the assets as prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013. The intangible assets of the Company are amortized over lease period or economic useful life whichever is shorter. That software has been amortized over four years.

6. Valuation of Inventories

a. Raw Materials, Stores and Spares and Packing Material are valued at lower of cost, based on FIFO basis (Net of CENVAT Credit) or net realizable value.

b. Work in Progress is valued at their estimated absorption cost (Net of CENVAT). Cost of Work in Process includes cost of raw materials and estimated overheads up to the stage of completion.

c. Finished Goods are valued at lower of cost of production or net realizable value. Cost of finished goods includes cost of raw material, cost of manufacturing, cost of conversion and other cost incurred in finishing the goods.

d. Scrap is valued at estimated net realizable value.

e. Trading Goods are valued at lower of cost or net realizable value.

7. Retirement Benefits

Liability in respect of retirement benefit is provided for and / or funded and charged to statement of profit and loss as follows:-

Provident Fund: Retirement Benefits in the form of Provident Fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions are charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss of the year when the contributions to the respective funds are due. There are no other obligations other than the contribution payable to the respective fund.

Gratuity: Liability in respect of Gratuity is provided in the books of account, the present value of obligation is determined based on actuarial valuation using the Projected Unit Credit Method.

Leave Encashment: The liability in respect of Leave Encashment is recognized in the same manner as gratuity.

8. Taxes on Income

Current Tax is the amount of tax payable on the taxable income for the year as determined in accordance with the provisions of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Deferred Tax reflects the effect of temporary timing differences between the assets and liabilities recognized for financial reporting purposes and the amounts that are recognized for current tax purposes. As a matter of prudence deferred tax assets are recognized and carried forward only to the extent, there is a reasonable certainty that sufficient future taxable income will be available against which such deferred tax assets can be realized.

Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT) credit asset is recognized in the Balance Sheet where it is likely that it will be adjusted against the discharge of the tax liability in future under Income Tax, 1961.

9. Use of Estimates

The financial statements have been prepared in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles, which requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the results of operations during the end of the reporting years. Although these estimates are based upon the best knowledge of the Management of current events and actions, actual results could differ from these estimates.

10. Impairment of Assets

An asset is treated as impaired when the carrying cost of the asset exceeds its recoverable value. An impairment loss is charged to the Statement of Profit and Loss in the year in which an asset is identified as impaired. The impairment loss recognized in prior accounting period is reversed if there has been a change in the estimate of recoverable amount. No provision for impairment of assets is required since the Management is of the opinion that the recoverable amount of fixed assets is equal to the amount at which they are stated in the balance sheet.

11. Borrowing Cost

Borrowing Costs attributable to the acquisition or construction of a qualifying asset is capitalized as part of the cost of the asset. Other borrowing costs are recognized as an expense in the period in which they are incurred.

12. Leases

Lease rental in respect of operating lease arrangements are charged to expense on a straight line basis over the term of the related lease agreement.

13. Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets

The Company creates provisions only when there is a present obligation as a result of past events and when reliable estimate of the amount of the obligation can be made. Contingent liability is disclosed for (i) possible obligation which will be confirmed only by future events not wholly within the control of the Company or (ii) recent obligations arising from past events where it is not probable that an outflow of resources will be required to settle the obligation or a reliable estimate of the amount of the obligations cannot be made. Contingent assets are not recognized in the financial statements since this may result in the recognition of income that may never be realized.

14. Cash Flow Statement

Cash flows are reported using the indirect method, whereby net profit before tax is adjusted for the effects of transactions of a non cash nature, any deferrals or accruals of past or future operating cash receipts or payments and item of income or expenses associated with investing or financing cash flows. The cash flows from operating, investing and financing activities of the Company are segregated.

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