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Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

BSE: 500302 | NSE: PEL |

Represents Equity.Intra - day transactions are permissible and normal trading is done in this category
Series: EQ | ISIN: INE140A01024 | SECTOR: Pharmaceuticals

BSE Live

Jun 01, 13:35
1079.10 108.70 (11.20%)
Volume
AVERAGE VOLUME
5-Day
71,419
10-Day
85,190
30-Day
99,938
116,076
  • Prev. Close

    970.40

  • Open Price

    981.00

  • Bid Price (Qty.)

    1078.75 (89)

  • Offer Price (Qty.)

    1079.65 (27)

NSE Live

Jun 01, 13:35
1079.00 111.30 (11.50%)
Volume
AVERAGE VOLUME
5-Day
2,032,402
10-Day
1,973,061
30-Day
2,342,256
2,433,777
  • Prev. Close

    967.70

  • Open Price

    988.70

  • Bid Price (Qty.)

    1079.00 (384)

  • Offer Price (Qty.)

    1079.75 (76)

Annual Report

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Auditor's Report

1. We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of Nicholas Piramal India Limited, as at March 31, 2008, and the related Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto, which we have signed under reference to this report. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Companys management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit. 2. We conducted our audit in accordance with the auditing standards generally accepted in India. Those Standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statements presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion. 3. As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2003, as amended by the Companies (Auditors Report) (Amendment) Order, 2004, (together the Order) issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of The Companies Act, 1956 of India (the Act) and on the basis of such checks of the books and records of the Company as we considered appropriate and according to the information and explanations given to us, we give in the Annexure, a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order. 4. Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to in paragraph 3 above, we report that: (a) We have 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 appears from our examination of those books; (c) The Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account; (d) In our opinion, the Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this report comply with the accounting standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of the Act; (e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors of the Company, as on March 31, 2008 and taken on record by the Board of Directors of the Company, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2008 from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-section (1) of Section 274 of the Act; (f) In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the said financial statements together with the notes thereon and attached thereto give in the prescribed manner the information required by the Act and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India: (i) in the case of the Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2008; (ii) in the case of the Profit and Loss Account, of the profit for the year ended on that date; and (iii) in the case of Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows for the year ended on that date. ANNEXURE TO AUDITORS REPORT [Referred to in paragraph 3 of the Auditors Report of even date to the members of Nicholas Piramal India Limited on the financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2008] 1. (a) The Company is maintaining proper records showing full particulars including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets. (b) The fixed assets are physically verified by the management according to a phased programme designed to cover all the items over a period of three years, which in our opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the Company and the nature of its assets. Pursuant to the programme, a portion of the fixed assets has been physically verified by the management during the year and no material discrepancies between the book records and the physical inventory have been noticed. (c) In our opinion, the Company has disposed of a substantial part of fixed assets during the year. On the basis of our examination of the books and records of the Company, and according to the information and explanations given to us, in our opinion, the disposal of the said part of fixed assets has not affected the going concern status of the Company. 2. (a) The inventory (excluding stocks with third parties and materials in transit) has been physically verified by the management during the year. In respect of inventory lying with third parties, these have been confirmed by them. In our opinion, the frequency of verification is reasonable. (b) In our opinion, the procedures of physical verification of inventory followed by the management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the Company and the nature of its business. (c) On the basis of our examination of the inventory records, in our opinion, the Company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The discrepancies noticed on physical verification of inventory as compared to book records were not material and have been properly dealt with in the books of account. 3. (a) The Company has granted unsecured loans, to five Companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. The maximum amount involved during the year and the year-end balance of such loans aggregates to Rs.85,816 lakhs and Rs.17,835 lakhs respectively. (b) In our opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions of such loans are not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company. (c) In respect of the aforesaid loans, the parties are repaying the principal amounts as stipulated and are also regular in payment of interest, where applicable. (d) In respect of the aforesaid loans granted, there is no overdue amount more than Rupees One Lakh. (e) The company has taken unsecured loans, from two companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. The maximum amount involved during the year and the year-end balance of such loan aggregates to Rs. 1,300 lakhs and Rs. Nil respectively. (f) In our opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions of such loan is not prima facie prejudicial to the interest of the Company. (g) In respect of the aforesaid loans, the Company is regular in repaying the principal amounts as stipulated and is also regular in payment of interest. 4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, having regard to the explanation that certain items purchased are of special nature for which suitable alternative sources do not exist for obtaining comparative quotations, there is an adequate internal control system commensurate with the size of the Company and the nature of its business for the purchase of inventory and fixed assets and for the sale of goods and services. Further, on the basis of our examination of the books of account and records of the Company and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across nor have been informed of any continuing failure to correct major weaknesses in the aforesaid internal control system. 5. (a) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the particulars of contracts or arrangements referred to in Section 301 of the Act have been entered in the register required to be maintained under that section. (b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the transactions made in pursuance of such contracts or arrangements and exceeding the value of Rupees Five Lakhs in respect of any party during the year have been made at prices which are reasonable having regard to the prevailing market prices at the relevant time. 6. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the company has complied with the provisions of Sections 58 A and 58AA or any other relevant provisions of the Act and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 1975 with regard to the deposits accepted from the public which have matured and are remaining unpaid as at March 31, 2008. According to the information and explanations given to us, no order has been passed by the Company Law Board or National Company Law Tribunal or Reserve Bank of India or any Court or any other Tribunal on the Company in respect of the aforesaid deposits. 7. In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system commensurate with its size and nature of its business. 8. We have broadly reviewed the books of account maintained by the Company in respect of products where, pursuant to the Rules made by the Central Government of India, the maintenance of cost records has been prescribed under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of Section 209 of the Act and are of the opinion that prima facie, the prescribed accounts and records have been made and maintained. We have not, however, made a detailed examination of the records with a view to determine whether they are accurate or complete. 9. (a) According to the information and explanations given to us and the records of the Company examined by us, in our opinion, the Company is generally regular in depositing undisputed statutory dues including Provident Fund, Investor Education and Protection Fund, Employees State Insurance, Income-tax, Wealth Tax, Sales-Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Cess and other material statutory dues as applicable, with the appropriate authorities in India. (b) According to the information and explanations given to us and the records of the Company examined by us, there are no dues of Wealth Tax, Service Tax, Customs Duty and Cess which have not been deposited on account of any dispute. The particulars of dues of Excise Duty, Sales-Tax and Income-tax as at March 31, 2008 which have not been deposited on account of a dispute are as follows - Name of the statute Nature of dues Amount * (Rs. Lakhs) The Central Excise Act, Excise duty including interest 130 1944 and penalty, as applicable 1225 1 82 Central Sales Tax Act Sales Tax including interest 387 and Local Sales Tax Act and penalty, as applicable 61 Income-tax Act, 1961 Income tax including interest 5036 and penalty, as applicable 49 Period to which the Forum where the amount relates dispute is pending 1994-2006 Appellate Authority - upto Commissioners Level 1989-2006 CESTAT 1994-1995 The High Court of Judicature at Indore 1998-2000 The Supreme Court of India 1998-2004 Appellate Authority - upto Joint Commissioner Level 1991 to 2002 Tribunal 1999-2000, 2002 to Appellate Authority - upto 2004 & 2005-2006 Commissioners level 2006-2007 Income Tax Appellate Tribunal * Net of amounts paid under protest or otherwise 10. The Company has no accumulated losses as at March 31, 2008 and it has not incurred any cash losses in the financial year ended on that date or in the immediately preceding financial year. 11. According to the records of the Company examined by us and the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to any financial institution or bank as at the balance sheet date. 12. The Company has not granted any loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other securities. 13. The provisions of any special statute applicable to chit fund / nidhi / mutual benefit fund / societies are not applicable to the Company. 14. In our opinion, the Company is not a dealer or trader in shares, securities, debentures and other investments. 15. In our opinion, and according to the information and explanations given to us, the terms and conditions of the guarantees given by the Company, for loans taken by others from banks during the year, are not prejudicial to the interest of the Company. 16. In our opinion, and according to the information and explanations given to us, on an overall basis, the term loans have been applied for the purposes for which they were obtained. 17. On the basis of an overall examination of the Balance Sheet of the Company, in our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, there are no funds raised on a short term basis, which have been used for long-term investment. 18. The Company has not made any preferential allotment of shares to parties and companies covered in the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act during the year. 19. The Company has not issued any debentures. 20. The management has disclosed the end use of money raised by rights issue (Refer note 5 of Schedule 21) and the same has been verified by us. 21. During the course of our examination of the books of account and records of the Company, carried out in accordance with the generally accepted auditing practices in India, and according to the information and explanations given to us, we have neither come across any instance of material fraud on or by the Company, noticed or reported during the year, nor have we been informed of such case by the management. Partha Ghosh Partner Membership Number F-55913 For and on behalf of Price Waterhouse Mumbai, Dated: April 24, 2008 Chartered Accountants