ANNUAL REPORT 2005-2006
The Members of
M/S. SAMTEX FASHIONS LIMITED
We have audited the attached Balance Sheet of M/S. SAMTEX FASHIONS LIMITED
as at 31st March, 2006, the Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow
Statement for the year ended on that date annexed thereto. These financial
statements are the responsibility of the Company's management. We have
expressed an opinion on these financial statements based on our audit.
We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally
accepted in India. Those Standards required that we plan and perform the
audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements
are free of material misstatement.
Our audit included examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the
amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. Our audit also
included assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates
made by management, as well as evaluating the overall financial statement
presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our
As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order, 2003, issued by the
Central Government of India in terms of sub-section(4A) of section 227 of
the Companies Act, 1956, we enclose in Annexure a statement on the matters
specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the said Order.
Further to our comments in the Annexure referred to above, we report that:
1. We have obtained all the information and explanations, which to the best
of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit.
2. In our opinion, the company has kept proper books of account as required
by law so far as appears from our examination of the books.
3. The Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement
referred to in this report are in agreement with the books of account.
4. In our opinion, the Profit & Loss Account and Balance Sheet generally
comply with the accounting standard referred to in sub-section(3C) of
section 211 of the Companies Act, 1956.
5. On the basis of the written representation received from the directors,
as on 31st March, 2006, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, we
report that none of the directors is disqualified as on 31-03-2006 from
being appointed as a director in terms of clause(g) of sub-section(1) of
section 274 of the Companies Act, 1956.
6. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the
explanations given to us, the said accounts read with the notes thereon
give the information required by the Companies Act, 1956 in the manner so
required and give a true and fair view:
i) In the case of Balance Sheet, of the state of affairs of the Company as
at 31st March, 2006;
ii) In the case of the Profit and Loss Account, of the Profit for the year
ended on that date; and
iii) In case of the Cash Flow Statement of Cash Flow for the year ended on
For VINAY AGGARWAL & ASSOCIATES
Place: New Delhi VINAY AGGARWAL
Dated: 17.08.2006 PARTNER
ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN OUR AUDIT REPORT OF EVEN DATE OF M/S. SAMTEX
FASHIONS LIMITED PURSUANT TO THE COMPANIES (AUDITOR'S REPORT) ORDER 2003:
i. (a) The company has maintained records showing full particulars
including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets. However the
same is pending Updation and Reconciliation.
(b) As explained to us the fixed assets have been physically verified by
the management during the year and as per the explanations and information
given to us there is a regular program of verification which, in our
opinion, is reasonable having regard to the size of the company and the
nature of its assets. As explained to us discrepancies noticed on physical
verification were not significant and have been properly dealt with in the
books of account.
(c) During the year, the company has not disposed off any part of the plant
and machinery, which will have the effect on the Going concern of the
ii. (a) As explained to us the inventory has been physically verified
during the year by the management. In our opinion, the frequency of
verification is reasonable.
(b) The procedures of physical verification of inventories followed by the
management are reasonable and adequate in relation to the size of the
company and the nature of its business.
(c) As explained and based on the information given to us, we are of the
opinion that the company is maintaining proper records of inventory. The
discrepancies noticed on verification between the physical stocks and the
book records were not material and the same has been properly dealt with in
the books of account.
iii. (a) The company has not taken loan from any other companies covered in
the register maintained under section 301 of the companies Act, 1956, and
the company has not given loan to any other party covered in the register
maintained under section 301 of the Companies Act, 1956, and thus
provisions of Para 3(b), (c) and, (d) of the order are not applicable to
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 company and the nature of its business with regard to, purchase of
stores and spares, raw materials, fixed assets, and with regard to the sale
of goods. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has been
noticed in such internal controls.
v. (a) According to the information and explanations provided by the
management, we are of the opinion that there were no transactions that need
to be entered in the register maintained under section 301.
(b) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, there were no transactions made in pursuance of contracts or
arrangements entered in the registers maintained under section 301 and
exceeding the value of five lakhs rupees in respect of any party during the
vi. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given
to us, the company has not accepted any Deposits as defined with in the
meaning of Sections 58A and 58AA of the companies Act, 1956 and the
companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules 1975.
vii. The company has an internal Audit System commensurate with the size
and nature of Business.
viii. As informed to us maintenance of cost records has not been prescribed
by the Central Government under section 209(1)(d) of the Companies act,
ix. (a) The company is generally regular in depositing with appropriate
authorities undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor
education protection fund, employees state insurance, income tax, sales
tax, wealth tax, custom duty, excise-duty, cess and other statutory dues
applicable to it and as informed and explained to us, no undisputed amounts
payable in respect of income tax, wealth tax, sales tax, custom duty and
excise duty were outstanding, as at 31.03.2006 for a period of more than
six months from the date they became payable.
(b) According to the records of company, the disputed statutory dues i.e.,
Income Tax aggregating to Rs.67.93 lacs that have not been provided for in
the books of accounts on account of matters pending before concerned
appellate authorities/Delhi High Court. However a sum of Rs.58.59 lacs is
deposited under protest against above demand. As mentioned in point no. B 2
of other notes of Schedule XXI pertaining to 'Notes on Account.'
x. The company does not have any accumulated losses. Further it has not
incurred any cash losses during the financial year covered by our audit and
in the immediately preceding financial year.
xi. As explained and informed to us by the management, we are of the
opinion that the company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to any
financial institution, or bank.
xii. Based on the records we report that the company has not granted any
loans and advances on the basis of security by way of pledge of shares,
debentures and other securities.
xiii. The company is not a chit fund company or mutual fund/Society, thus
the provisions of this para are not applicable.
xiv. As per records of the company and the information and explanations
given to us by the management, The Company is not dealing or trading in
shares, securities, and debentures.
xv. According to the information and explanations provided to us by the
management, the company has guaranteed a sum of Rs.9100 Lacs against
secured loans taken from financial institutions/Banks by its wholly owned
subsidiary Company i.e., SSA International Limited.
xvi. The Company has not taken any Term Loan from any financial Institution
during the year.
xvii. According to the information and explanations given to us and on an
overall examination of the balance sheet of the company, we report that no
funds raised on short-term basis have been used for long-term investment.
No long-term funds have been used to finance short-term assets except core
(permanent) working capital.
xviii. As explained and informed to us by the management and upon our
examination of records we report that 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.
xix. During the period covered by our audit report, the company has not
issued any types of debentures. The question of creation of any security in
the respect of debentures does not arise.
xx. During the financial year the company did not raise any money by public
xxi. In our opinion and according to information and explanations given to
us by the management, there was no fraud on or by the company which has
been noticed and reported during the year, that causes the financial
statements to be materially misstated.
For VINAY AGGARWAL & ASSOCIATES
Place: New Delhi VINAY AGGARWAL
Dated: 17.08.2006 PARTNER