1. We have audited the accompanying financial statements of Ashnoor
Textile Mills Limited(the Company), which comprise the Balance Sheet
as at March 31, 2015, the Statement of Profit and Loss, the Cash Flow
Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of the significant
accounting policies and other explanatory information.
Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements
2. The Company''s Board of Directors is responsible for the matters
stated in Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013 (the Act) with
respect to the preparation of these financial statements that give a
true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance and
cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles
generally accepted in India, including the Accounting Standards
specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Rule 7 of the
Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014. This responsibility also includes
maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the
provisions of the Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and
for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection
and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments
and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design,
implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls,
that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and
completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and
presentation of the financial statements that give a true and fair view
and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.
3. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial
statements based on our audit. We have taken into account the
provisions of the Act, the accounting and auditing standards and
matters which are required to be included in the audit report under the
provisions of the Act and the Rules made thereunder.
4. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing
specified under Section 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require
that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit
to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements
are free from material misstatement.
5. An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence
about the amounts and the disclosures in the financial statements. The
procedures selected depend on the auditor''s judgment, including the
assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial
statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk
assessments, the auditor considers internal financial control relevant
to the Company''s preparation of the financial statements that give a
true and fair view in order to design audit procedures that are
appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing
an opinion on whether the Company has in place an adequate internal
financial controls system over financial reporting and the operating
effectiveness of such controls. An audit also includes evaluating the
appropriateness of the accounting policies used and the reasonableness
of the accounting estimates made by the Company''s Directors, as well as
evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements.
We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and
appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion on the financial
6. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to
the explanations given to us, the aforesaid financial statements give
the information required by the Act in the manner so required and give
a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles
generally accepted in India, of the state of affairs of the Company as
at March 31, 2015, and its profit and its cash flows for the year ended
on that date.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements
7. As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2015 (the
Order), issued by the Central Government of India in terms of
sub-section (11) of Section 143 of the Act, based on the comments in
the auditors'' reports of the company incorporated in India, we give in
the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4
of the Order, to the extent applicable.
8. As required by Section 143 (3) of the Act, we report that:
a) We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations
which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the
purposes of our audit.
b) In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been
kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of those
c) The Balance Sheet, the Statement of Profit and Loss, and the Cash
Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the
books of account.
d) In our opinion, the aforesaid financial statements comply with the
Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with
Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.
e) On the basis of the written representations received from the
directors as on March 31, 2015 taken on record by the Board of
Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on 31st March, 2015
from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164 (2) of the
f) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor''s
Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors)
Rules, 2014, in our opinion and to the best of our information and
according to the explanations given to us:
I. The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its
financial position in its financial statements as referred to in Note
5.2 and Note 13.1 to the financial statements.
II. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including
derivative contracts for which there were any material foreseeable
III. There were no amounts which were required to be transferred to the
Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.
ANNEXURE TO THE AUDITORS'' REPORT
REFERRED TO IN PARAGRAPH 1 UNDER ''REPORT ON OTHER LEGAL AND REGULATORY
REQUIREMENTS'' OF OUR REPORT OF EVEN DATE TO THE MEMBERS OF ASHNOOR
TEXTILE MILLS LIMITED ON THE ACCOUNTS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE YEAR ENDED
MARCH 31, 2015
On the basis of such checks as we considered appropriate and according
to the information and explanations given to us during the course of
our audit, we report that:
(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full
particulars, including quantitative details and situation of the fixed
(b) As explained to us, fixed assets have been physically verified by
the management during the year in accordance with the phased programme
of verification adopted by the management which, in our opinion,
provides for physical verification of all the fixed assets at
reasonable intervals. According to the information and explanations
given to us, no material discrepancies were noticed on such
(ii) (a) As explained to us, the inventories of finished goods,
semi-finished goods, stores, spare parts and raw materials were
physically verified at the end of the year by the Management. In case of
inventories lying with third parties, certificates of stocks holding
have been received.
(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanation
given to us, the procedures of physical verification of inventories
followed by the Management were reasonable and adequate in relation to
the size of the Company and the nature of its business.
(c) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations
given to us, the Company has maintained proper records of its
inventories and no material discrepancies were noticed on physical
verification of stocks as compared to book records.
(iii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the
Company has not granted any loans to companies, firms or other parties
covered in the Register maintained under Section 189 of the Companies
Act, 2013; and therefore paragraph 3(iii) of the Order is not
(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations
given to us, there are adequate internal control procedures
commensurate with the size of the company and the nature of its
business for the purchase of inventory, fixed assets and for the sale
of goods. During the course of our Audit, we have not observed any
continuing failure to correct major weaknesses in internal control.
(v) The Company has not received any public deposits during the year.
(vi) As informed to us, the Central Government has not prescribed
maintenance of cost records under sub- section (1) of Section 148 of
the Act, in respect of the activities carried on by the Company.
(vii) In respect of statutory dues:
(a) According to the records of the Company and information and
explanations given to us, the Company has generally been regular in
depositing undisputed statutory dues, including Provident Fund,
Employees State Insurance (ESI), Investor Education and Protection
Fund, Income Tax, Tax Deducted at Sources, Tax Collected at Source,
Sales Tax, Value Added Tax, Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Custom Duty,
Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it,
with the appropriate authorities.
Name of the Nature of Amount Period to Forum where
Statute the Dues which the dispute is
amount relates pending
Central Excise Excise Duty 50,000,000 Various years CESTAT
Act, 1944 from 1998-1999
(b) According to the information and explanation given to us, following
demand of Excise Duty of Rs. 5 Crores for various years is disputed.
Appeal has been filed against this demand in the Court and provision of
Rs. 1 Cores out of this liability has been created in the accounts.
(c) According to the information and explanations given to us, there
were no amounts which required to be transferred by the Company to the
Investor Education and Protection Fund.
(viii) The Company does not have the accumulated losses at the end of
financial year. The Company has not incurred any cash losses during the
financial covered by our Audit and the immediately preceding financial
(ix) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations
given to us, the Company has not defaulted in the repayment of dues to
financial institutions, banks and debenture holders.
(x) In our opinion, and according to the information and the explanation
given to us, the Company has not given any guarantee for loans taken by
others from banks or financial institutions during the year.
For KSA & Co.
(Registration No. 003822C)
Membership Number: 083399
Place: New Delhi
Date: May 30, 2015