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GTN Industries

BSE: 500170|NSE: GTNIND|ISIN: INE537A01013|SECTOR: Textiles - Spinning - Cotton Blended
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VOLUME 1,825
Mar 15
Accounting Policy Year : Mar '16

Note 26

GTN Industries Limited has its Registered Office at Hyderabad, Telangana. It is engaged in the business of Spinning and Doubling of Yarn. The Company has its production facilities in the state of Telangana and Maharashtra.

A) Significant Accounting Policies


a) The financial statements are prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) of India under the historical cost convention on the accrual basis, except for certain tangible assets which are carried at revalued amounts. GAAP comprises mandatory accounting standards notified under the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 and the provisions of the Act. Accounting policies have been consistently applied except where a newly issued accounting standard is initially adopted or a revision to an existing accounting standard required a change in accounting policy hitherto in use.

b) All assets and liabilities have been classified as current or non-current as per the Company''s normal operating cycle and other criteria set out in the Schedule III to the Act. Based on the nature of products and the time between the acquisition of assets for processing and their realization in cash and cash equivalents, the Company has ascertained its operating cycle to be less than 12 months for the purpose of current and non-current classification of assets and liabilities.


(i) Tangible Assets

Tangible Assets are stated at cost net of recoverable taxes, trade discounts and rebates and include amounts added on revaluation, less accumulated depreciation and impairment loss, if any. The cost of Tangible Assets comprises its purchase price, borrowing cost and any cost directly attributable to bringing the asset to its working condition for its intended use, net charges on foreign exchange contracts and adjustments arising from exchange rate variations attributable to the assets.

Subsequent expenditures related to an item of Tangible Asset are added to its book value only if they increase the future benefits from the existing asset beyond its previously assessed standard of performance.

Assets which are not ready for their intended use are disclosed under Capital Work-in-Progress.

(ii) Intangible Assets

Intangible Assets are stated at cost of acquisition net of recoverable taxes less accumulated amortization/depletion and impairment loss, if any. The cost comprises purchase price, borrowing costs, and any cost directly attributable to bringing the asset to its working condition for the intended use and net charges on foreign exchange contracts and adjustments arising from exchange rate variations attributable to the intangible assets.


Long term Investments are stated at cost and provision is made to recognize any decline, other than temporary, in the value of such investments.


Inventories are valued at lower of cost and net realizable value. Cost of Raw Materials is computed by using “Specific Identification” method and for other inventories by using “Weighted Average” method.

The cost in case of finished goods includes cost of purchase, cost of conversion and other costs (on the basis of normal operating capacity) incurred in bringing the inventories to their present location and condition.


Revenue is recognized when the property and all the significant risks and rewards of ownership are transferred to the buyer and no significant uncertainty exists regarding the amount of consideration. Export Sales are inclusive of deemed exports. Export sales are recognized once the Bill of Lading is issued. Local sales are inclusive of excise duty, wherever applicable and net of sales tax.


Borrowing Costs directly attributable to acquisition and construction of qualifying assets are capitalized as a part of the cost of such asset upto the date when such asset is ready for its intended use. Other borrowing costs are charged to Statement of Profit and Loss.

7) DEPRECIATION Tangible Assets

Depreciation on Fixed Assets is provided to the extent of depreciable amount on the Straight Line Method (SLM) Method. Depreciation is provided based on useful life of the assets as prescribed in Schedule II to the Companies Act, 2013. Plant and Machinery and Electrical Installations have been, on technical assessment, considered as continuous process plants as defined in the said Schedule and depreciation has been provided accordingly.

Intangible Assets

Intangible Assets are amortized over a period of 5 years.

Individual Assets costing less than Rs. 5000 are fully depreciated in the year of purchase.


a) Provident Fund

Provident Fund is a defined contribution scheme and the contributions are charged to Statement of Profit and Loss as incurred.

b) Superannuation

Superannuation is a defined contribution plan and contribution is made to Life Insurance Corporation of India for eligible employees who have opted for the same as a percentage of salaries. The Company has no further obligations to the scheme beyond its monthly / annual contributions.

c) Gratuity

Gratuity is a defined benefit retirement plan. The Company contributes to the Scheme with Life Insurance Corporation of India based on actuarial valuation done by them as at the close of the financial year.

d) The employees are entitled to accumulate leaves as per the rules of the Company for future encashment. Liability for leave entitlement is provided for on the basis of the eligible leaves at the close of the year.


Transactions denominated in foreign currency are recorded at rates that approximate the exchange rate prevailing on the date of respective transaction.

Exchange differences arising on foreign exchange transactions settled during the year are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss of the year. Monetary assets and liabilities in foreign currency, which are outstanding at the year end, are translated at the yearend closing exchange rate and the resultant exchange differences are recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss.

The premium or the discount arising at the inception of the forward exchange contracts related to underlying receivables and payables are amortized as income or expense over the period of the contracts.


Income tax expenses comprise current tax (i.e., amount of tax for the year determined in accordance with the income tax law) and deferred tax charges or credit (reflecting the tax effects of timing differences between accounting income and taxable income of the year).

The deferred tax charge or credit and the corresponding deferred tax liabilities or assets are recognized using the tax rates that have been enacted or substantively enacted by the balance sheet date. Deferred tax on assets are recognized and carried forward only if there is a virtual / reasonable certainty of realization of such assets in near future and are reviewed for their appropriateness of their respective carrying value at each balance sheet date.

Tax credit is recognized in respect of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) paid in terms of Section 115JAA of the Income Tax Act, 1961 based on convincing evidence that the Company will pay normal tax within the statutory time frame and the same is reviewed at each balance sheet date.


A provision is made based on a reliable estimate when it is probable that an outflow of resources embodying economic benefits will be required to settle an obligation. Contingent liabilities are disclosed in the notes to accounts and are determined based on the management perception that these liabilities are not likely to materialize. Contingent assets are not recognized or disclosed in the financial statements.


In accordance with AS 28 on ‘Impairment of Assets’, where there is an indication of impairment of the Company’s assets related to cash generating units, the carrying amounts of such assets are reviewed at each balance sheet date to determine whether there is any impairment. The recoverable amount of such assets is estimated as the higher of its net selling price and its value in use. An impairment loss is recognized in the Statement of Profit and Loss whenever the carrying amount of such assets exceeds its recoverable amount.

Source : Dion Global Solutions Limited
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