Your directors take pleasure in submitting to you their Twenty Second
Annual Report together with the Audited Balance Sheet of the Company as
at 31st March, 2015 and the Profit & Loss Account for the Year ended on
WORKING RESULTS :
The working results of the Company for the Year under review are
summarized and furnished below: - Rs. In lakhs
Sales and Other Receipts 212.90 491.96
Other Income 0.89 0.95
Total Receipts 213.79 492.91
Gross Profit/(loss)before interest and (59.79) (22.95)
Less : Interest 44.94 40.81
Profit before Depreciation (104.73) (63.76)
Less: Depreciation 4.48 6.23
Net Profit/ loss for the Year (109.21) (69.99)
Opening balance - Loss'' brought forward (1524.84) (1454.84)
Total Loss taken to P& L Account (1634.05) (1524.84)
REVIEW OF OPERATIONS :
During the year under review, the overall sales and other income of the
Company was Rs.213.79 lakhs as against Rs.492.91 Lakhs in the last
year. Gross Profit / (loss) before interest and depreciation amounted
to Rs (59.79) lakhs (Previous Year Rs.(22.95) lakhs). The Net loss came
to Rs.109.21 lakhs (Previous Year Rs.(69.99) lakhs).
As the textiles industry is slightly recovering and power position
becoming stable, there may be slight improvement in the performance of
the company in the current year.
The management is making all the possible efforts to bring better
results in the future.
The board of Directors is duly constituted.
Mr Vilayati Ram Gupta retires by rotation at the ensuing Annual General
Meeting and is eligible for reappointment.
Ms C R Padma has resigned from the Board of Directors of the company on
19th May, 2015 and in her place Mr Kana Ram has appointed as an
Independent Director with effect from 30th May, 2015.
The Board wishes to place on record its appreciation of the good work
done by Ms C R Padma during hertenure with the Company.
None of your directors is disqualified under Section 164 of the Act.
All Independent Directors have given a declaration that they meet the
criteria of independence as laid down under section 149 (6) of the
Companies Act, 2013 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement.
EXPLANATION OR COMMENTS ON QUALIFICATIONS, RESERVATIONS OR ADVERSE
REMARKS OR DISCLAIMERS MADE BY THE AUDITORS / SECRETARIAL AUDITOR IN
There were no qualifications, reservations or adverse remarks made by
the Auditors in their report.
However, as a prudent measure your Company has obtained a secretarial
audit report as applicable to Listed Companies and as required under
section 204 (1) of the Companies Act, 2013.. Certain observations made
in the report with regard to non filing of some forms and compliance
with certain SEBI rules and guidelines should be viewed in the light of
the aforesaid SEBI and Companies Act 2013. However, the company would,
as in the past, ensure that all the applicable provisions are complied
to the fullest extent.
PARTICULARS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS MADE UNDER SECTION 186
OFTHE COMPANIES ACT, 2013
There were no loans, guarantees or investments made by the Company
under Section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 during the year under
review and hence the said provision is not applicable.
Key Managerial Personnel
Mr.Hemant Kumar Gupta, was appointed as Chief Financial Officer with
effect from 30th Sep, 2014. The remuneration and other particulars of
Mr. Hemant Kumar Gupta is included in extract of Annual Report in Form
MGT 9 annexed as Annexure A.
Internal Control System and their Adequacy
The Company has an Internal Control System, Commensurate with its size,
scale and complexity of its operations. Audit Committee reviews
internal audit reports and oversees the internal control system of the
Your Company is committed to maintaining high standards of Corporate
Governance. A report on Corporate Governance, along with a certificate
from the Statutory Auditors on compliance with Corporate Governance
norms forms a part of this report.
The HR strategy and initiatives of your Company are designed to
effectively partner the business in the achievement of its ambitious
growth plans and to build a strong leadership pipeline for the present
and several years into the future.
STATUS OFTHE COMPANY UNDER SICA:
BIFR in its meeting held on 27/09/2012 has approved Modified Draft
Rehabilitation Scheme. The company is taking necessary steps to
implement the same.
Extract of Annual Report
The Details forming part of the extract of the Annual Report form MGT 9
is annexed herewith as AnnexureA.
Calendar of Meetings are prepared and circulated in advance to the
Directors. The details of which are given in the Corporate Governance
Directors Responsibility Statement
To the best of our knowledge and belief and according to the
information and explanations obtained by us, your Directors make the
1) in the preparation of the annual financial statements for the year
ended March 31st, 2015, the applicable accounting standards had been
followed along with the proper explanation relating to material
2) for the financial year ended March 31st, 2015, such accounting
policies as mentioned in the Notes to the financial statements have
been applied consistently and judgments and estimates that are
reasonable and prudent have been made so as to give a true and fair
view of the state of affairs of the Company and of the Profit and Loss
of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2015.
3) that proper and sufficient care has been taken 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;
4) the annual financial statements have been prepared on a going
5) that proper internal financial control was followed by the company
and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were
6) that proper system to ensure compliance with the provisions of all
applicable laws was in place and that such systems were adequate and
The Board has, on the recommendation of the Nomination and Remuneration
Committee, framed a policy for selection and appointment of Directors,
Key Managerial Personnel, Senior Management and their Remuneration. The
Key provisions of Nomination and Remuneration policy are as follows:
Nomination and Remuneration policy is guided by a common reward
framework and set of principles and objectives as particularly
envisaged under section 178 of the Companies Act 2013, inter alia
principles pertaining to determining qualifications, positives
attributes, integrity and independence etc.
Particulars of Contracts and Arrangements with Related Parties Referred
to in Sub-Section (1) of Section 188 of Companies Act, 2013:
The Company adopted a Related Party Transaction Policy in terms of
Section 188(1) All transactions entered with Related Parties for the
year 2014-15 were on Arm''s length basis.
There were no material related party transactions in terms of the
Related Party Transaction Policy during the year.
Thus disclosure in Form AOC-2 as per Companies Act, 2013 and Rul 8 of
Companies (Account) Rules, 2014 is not required.
All related party transaction are placed before the Audit Committee and
also to the Board for approval on a quarterly basis. Omnibus approval
was obtained for transaction of repetitive nature.
ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
In line with the criteria evolved by the Nomination and Remuneration
Committee, the performance of all Directors, Committees, Chairman etc.,
have been evaluated pursuant to the provisions of the Act and the
Vigil Mechanism/Whistle Blower Policy
Pursuant to the non-mandatory requirements of the Listing Agreement,
the Company has established a whistle blower mechanism to provide an
avenue to raise concerns. The Ombudsperson appointed by the Board deals
with the complaints received and ensures appropriate action. No
employee was denied access to the Audit Committee. In line with the
requirement of Section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013, the scope of the
Whistle Blower Policy has been amended to include the Directors also
(in addition to the employees, customers and vendors) to facilitate
reporting of their genuine concerns relating to unethical behaviour,
actual or suspected fraud or violation of the Company''s code of conduct
or ethics policy. Further, the mechanism also provides adequate
safeguards against victimisation of persons using the mechanism and
provides direct access to the chairperson of the Audit Committee in
appropriate or exceptional cases.
Particulars of Employees
The information required pursuant to Section 197 (12) of the Companies
Act, 2013 read with Rule 5(1) of the Companies (Appointment and
Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 in respect of
employees of the Company, will be provided upon request. In terms of
Section 136 of the Act, the Report and Accounts are being sent to
Members and others entitled thereto excluding the information on
employees particulars which is available for inspection by the Members
at the Registered Office of the Company during business hours on
working days of the Company upto the date of the ensuing Annual General
There are no employees drawing salaries in excess of the limit
prescribed under Section 197 (12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with
Rule 5(2) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial
Personnel) Rule, 2014.
Conservation of energy, Technology absorption and foreign exchange
earnings and outgo
Conservation of energy, Technology absorption and foreign exchange
earnings and outgo is annexed.
Disclosure under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace
(Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013
The Company has in place an anti sexual harassment policy in line with
the requirement of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace
(Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. Internal Compliance
Committee (ICC) has been set up to redress complaints received
regarding sexual harassment. All employees (Permanent, contractual,
temporary and trainees) are covered under this policy. The company has
not received any compliant about sexual harassment during the year
The Members appointed M/s Anjana & Co, the Statutory Auditors of the
Company for a period of 3 years from the conclusion of 21st AGM (2014)
till the conclusion of 24th AGM (2017).
The Board has recommended the appointment of the Auditors for the
financial year 2015-16. The necessary resolution is being placed
before the shareholders for approval.
The Company has received confirmation from the firm regarding their
consent and eligibility under sections 139 and 141 of the Companies
Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 for
appointment as the Auditors of the Company.
Mr A C Saravan, Practicing Company Secretary was appointed for the year
ended 31 st March ,2015 to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the
Company. The Report of Secretarial Audit is annexed herewith as
Your company is listed with Bombay Stock Exchange.
The Corporate Governance Report of your company as on 31.3.2015 is
enclosed for your perusal as Annexure - C.
MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENTS
There are no material changes and commitments in the business
operations of the Company from the financial year ended 31st March,
2015 to the date of signing of the Director''s Report.
The Board wishes to place on record of their appreciation for the good
work done by the employees of the company. It takes the pleasure of
recording the services rendered by the MA and BIF R for and on the
revamping exercise of the company.
Place: Coimbatore By Order of the Board.
Date : 30.05.2015 -Sd-
V.R. Gupta Chairman