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Director’s Report

Dear Members, The Directors have pleasure in presenting 32nd Director''s Report along with the Management Discussion and Analysis Report and the Statements of Audited Accounts for the Financial Year ended March 31, 2014. 1. CORPORATE OVERVIEW: Apis India Limited is a leading honey processor in India and Master Franchisee of USA Pretzel chain Wetzel''s Pretzels and is currently having its corporate headquarter in Delhi with manufacturing plant in Roorkee, Uttrakhand. Your company prepares it financial statements in compliance with Companies Act, 1956 and Accounting Standards, as applicable. The estimates and judgments relating to the financial statements are made on a prudent and reasonable basis, so as to reflect in a true and fair manner. The form and substance of transactions are reasonably present your company''s state of affairs, profits and cash flow for the year ended March 31, 2014. 2. FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS: The financial statements of your company for the year ended March 31, 2014 have been prepared in accordance with revised schedule VI and accordingly, the previous year figures have been regrouped/recast wherever necessary. 3. FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: The financial highlights of the company for the year ended March 31, 2014 are given below: (Amount in Rs. Lacs) Particulars March 31, 2014 March 31, 2013 Net Sales/Income from Operations 10,203.66 7,700.96 Other Income 12.21 0.88 Less: Interest & Finance Charges 391.54 239.43 Less: Depreciation 57.80 49.68 Profit before Tax 990.68 666.39 Provision for Tax including the MAT Credit (Netted off) during the year 85.84 47.94 Profit after Tax 904.84 618.46 Add: Balance in Profit & Loss Account 711.30 109.12 Amount Available for Appropriation 1,616.14 727.58 Appropriations: Dividend on Preference Shares 14.00 14.00 Tax on Dividend 2.38 2.27 Reserves excluding revaluation reserves (Closing Balance) 1,599.76 711.31 4. FINANCIAL REVIEW: TURNOVER There has been increase in revenue during the period under review. This year, it has been able to achieve the Net Sales of Rs. 9,878.51 lakhs compare to previous year Rs. 7,405.06 lakhs including revenues from food division. The other Operating Revenue has also been increased to Rs. 325.15 lakhs (previous year 295.90 lakhs). The overall growth comes at outstanding 32.50%. The Other Income which comprises of Interest Income and other miscellaneous income has been increased to Rs. 12.21 lakhs as compared to the last year which was Rs. 0.88 lakhs. The company''s export has been increased to Rs. 6,999.12 lakhs from Rs. 4,709.37 lakhs during the year under review achieving a growth of 49%. PROFITABILITY AND EARNING PER SHARE The Operating Profit (Earnings before interest, tax and depreciation) increased by 144% (approx.) to Rs. 1,440.03 lakhs as compared to Rs. 955.50 lakhs in the previous year. During the year, company''s net profit after tax has been increased to Rs. 904.84 lakhs as compared to Rs. 618.46 lakhs in the previous year. Earnings per share were Rs. 16.42 as compared to Rs. 11.22 in the previous year. TRANSFER TO RESERVES Your company proposes to transfer 904.84 lakhs to Reserve and Surplus account of the balance sheet. This increases the amount of closing balance of the Reserves and Surplus comes to Rs. 1,600.46 lakhs (previous year Rs. 712.01 lakhs) after paying the dividend on Preference Shares. DIVIDEND Considering the expansion plans of the company, the Board of Directors are unable to recommend any dividend for the financial year ending March 31, 2014 on the Equity Shares of the company. However, the company has proposed dividend on 4% Preference Shares of the company @ 4% amounting to Rs. 4/- per share. The dividend pay-out amount on preference shares aggregating to Rs. 14.00 lakhs (previous year Rs. 14.00 lakhs). The dividend distribution tax on the recommended dividend amounts to Rs. 2.38 lakhs (previous year Rs. 2.27 lakhs). 5. OPERATIONS REVIEW: The honey is collected from the beekeepers in the fields and after processing the same ends up in sophisticated export and domestic market where the norms are very stringent regarding honey being a food product. 6. EXPORTS The continued thrust on export activities and quality of products manufactured by the company has resulted in an phenomenal increase in direct exports from Rs. 4,709.37 lakhs in previous year to Rs. 6,999.12 lakhs in current year showing an increase of about 49% (approx.). 7. FOOD DIVISION The food division of the company is also achieving growth at a rapid pace. As on 31st March 2014, the company was running total four stores across India, one in Delhi, two at Bangalore and one at Pune and signed up for the territory franchisee for Delhi/NCR and one individual franchisee each in Hyderabad and Bangalore. Store Position Serial No. City Current No. of Stores 1. New Delhi and Gurgaon 1 2. Bangalore 2 3. Hyderabad NIL 4. Pune 1 Total 4 8. MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS The Management Discussion & Analysis Report is presented in a separate section, which forms part of this Director''s Report. 9. EXPANSION/NEW PROJECT A. NEW PROCESSING PLANT - ROORKEE The company had decided to open one more plant at Khasra No. 72, Village Makhiyali, Dundi Pargana, Peerpura Road, Near Hyundai Showroom, Roorkee, Uttarakhand-247667 nearby to existing plant. Lease agreement for the plant being already entered in respect of land. The civil construction has already been started at the site. Commercial production at the new unit is expected to be started in March 2015. This will enhance the company''s strength and ability to handle the growing market demand which is on increasing pace every year. 10. SUBSIDIARY COMPANY: The Company has no subsidiary as on date. 11. CREDIT RATING: CRISIL Limited is one of the most experienced and leading credit rating agencies in the country today. The grading services offered by CRISIL employ pioneering concepts and methodologies. CRISIL has assigned rating of CRISIL BB (Double B ) for Long term Bank Facilities and CRISIL A4 (A Four ) for short term Facilities during the previous financial year. 12. LISTING: The Equity Shares of your company are listed with Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Limited. 13. PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES: Pursuant to Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975 as amended, names and other particulars of employees are required to be attached to this report. However as per Section 219(1)(b)(iv) of the Companies Act, 1956, the report and annual accounts of your company sent to the shareholders do not contain the said annexure. Any member desirous of obtaining a copy of said annexure may write to your Company Secretary at the registered office of the company. 14. INSURANCE: All the properties of the company including plants & machinery, stocks, building, etc. are adequately insured and protected against various risk. 15. DEPOSITS The company has not accepted any deposits from public within the meaning of Section 58A of the Companies Act, 1956 and rules made there under. 16. DIRECTORS: Mr. Karan Ahooja and Mrs. Sunita Chaddha, Directors, retire by rotation at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting on September 26, 2014 and being eligible, offer themselves for re-appointment. The brief resume of the directors are given in the notes appended with the Notice of Annual General Meeting. Your Directors recommended to pass the resolutions related to the re-appointment of Mr. Karan Ahooja & Mrs. Sunita Chaddha as Directors of your company. 17. AUDITORS: M/s Sudhir Agarwal & Associates, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi, holds office as a Statutory Auditor until the conclusion of forthcoming Annual General Meeting of the company and are eligible for re-appointment to audit the accounts of the company. The company has received a requisite certificate, pursuant to Section 224 (1B) of the Companies Act, 1956 from M/s Sudhir Agarwal & Associates, Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditor of the company regarding their eligibility for re-appointment as an Auditor of the company. 18. AUDITORS REMARKS: The Auditor''s Report along with Notes on Financial Statements are self-explanatory and do not call for any further comments. 19. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: The company is committed to maintain the highest standards of corporate governance. Your company is in compliance with the requirements and disclosures with respect to the Code of Corporate Governance as required under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement entered into with the Stock Exchanges. As a listed company, necessary measures are taken to comply with the Listing Agreement with the Stock Exchanges. A separate section on corporate governance forming part of the Directors'' Report and the certificate confirming on corporate governance for the year ended March 31, 2014 from M/s Umesh Kumar & Associates, Company Secretaries, New Delhi is attached hereto and forms part of this Annual Report as Annexure ''B''. 20. COST AUDITORS Pursuant to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs Order vide F. No. 52/26/CAB-2010 dated January 24 2012 and as per provision of Section 233B of the Companies Act, 1956, your company requires to get the cost records audited relating to the honey division from the financial year commencing April 1, 2013. The Central Government approved the appointment of M/s D A & ASSOCIATES, Cost Accountants, New Delhi, as a Cost Auditors of the company to audit the cost accounts maintained by the company for the Financial Year 2013 - 2014. 21. CODE OF CONDUCT The code of conduct laid down by the Board is in operation in the company. All Board members and senior management personnel have affirmed the compliance with the code. The declaration to this effect is enclosed to the corporate governance report. 22. FIXED DEPOSITS Your company has not raised any public deposits during the period under review within the meaning of Section 58A of the Companies Act, 1956. There was no public deposit outstanding as at the beginning or at the end of the period. 23. DIRECTOR''S RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT Pursuant to Section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, in relation to financial statements for the Financial Year ending March 31st 2014, the Board of Directors report that:- a) In the preparation of the annual accounts for the period ended March 31, 2014, the applicable accounting standards have been followed; b) The Directors had 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 March 31, 2014 and of the profit of the company for that period; c) The Directors had taken proper and sufficient care for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 safeguarding of the assets of the company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; d) The Directors had prepared the annual accounts for the period ended on March 31, 2014 on a going concern basis. 24. CONSERVATION OF ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION: The particulars as prescribed under Section 217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the report of Board of Directors) Rules 1988 are given as an Annexure to this Report. 25. FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNING AND OUTGO Details of expenditure and earning in foreign currencies are given as an annexure to this report. 26. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT & APPRECIATION: Your company wish to place on record their appreciation for the contribution made by the employees at all levels but for whose hard work, solidarity, and support your company''s achievements would not have been possible. Your Directors would like to thank all its shareholders, bankers and various other statutory authorities for the faith reposed and supporting in endeavor of the company. Last but not the least, the Board is extremely thankful to all the domestic and overseas customers who have been a source of strength in our growth progress and we would like to express our gratitude to them. For and on behalf of the Board of Directors Place: New Delhi Vimal Anand Amit Anand Date: September 1, 2014 (Managing Director) (Jt. Managing Director)

Director’s Report