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Directors Report Year End : Mar '16    Mar 15

The Directors take pleasure in presenting their 15thAnnual Report on the business and operations of the Company together with audited financial statements for the year ended March 31, 2016.

FINANCIAL RESULTS

(Rs. in Crore)

Particulars

Standalone

Consolidated

FY 2015-16

FY 2014-15

FY 2015-16

FY 2014-15

Total Income

1367.70

1418.94

1813.25

1740.59

Less: Expenditure

1324.93

1345.21

1754.97

1648.24

Profit Before Tax and Depreciation

42.77

73.73

58.28

92.35

Less: Depreciation

21.36

27.07

22.09

28.09

Profit Before Tax

21.41

46.66

36.19

64.26

Less: Tax

8.47

17.46

10.75

20.61

Net Profit After Tax

12.94

29.20

25.44

43.65

Earnings Per Share (EPS)

5.25

11.86

10.33

17.73

PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Standalone:

During the year under review, the Company earned a total revenue of Rs. 1367.70 crores against Rs.1418.94 crores in the Previous Year. The net Profit after Tax achieved by the Company for the year under review was Rs.12.94 against the Profit After Tax of Rs.29.20 crores achieved by the Company in the previous Financial Year.

Consolidated:

During the year under review, the Company earned a total revenue of Rs.1813.25 crores against Rs.1740.59 crores in the Previous Year. The net Profit after Tax achieved by the Company for the year under review was Rs.25.44 crores against the Profit After Tax of Rs.43.65 crores achieved by the Company in the previous Financial Year ended.

MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS

As per SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosures Requirements) Regulations, 2015, a detailed Management Discussion and Analysis Report is presented in a separate section as part of this annual report.

DIVIDEND & RESERVES

The Company has achieved a Profit after tax of Rs.12.94 crores and consolidated Profit after tax of Rs.25.44 crores. Further, with a view to conserve the financial resources of the Company for future expansion of the business, the Directors do not recommend dividend on the Equity Share Capital of the Company for the Financial Year ended March 31, 2016.No amount has been transferred to reserve during the financial year under review.

SHARE CAPITAL

The paid up share capital of the Company as on March 31, 2016 stood at Rs.246,228,500/- During the year under review the Company has not issued any shares nor has granted any stock option or sweat equity. None of the directors of the company hold instruments convertible into equity shares of the company.

EMPLOYEES STOCK OPTION SCHEME

Particulars of Employee Stock Options are given in Annexure A to this report.

SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES AND THEIR PERFORMANCE / FINANCIAL POSITION

The Subsidiaries and Step down Subsidiaries of the Company as on March 31, 2016 are as follows:

Subsidiary Companies:

Tara (Hong Kong) Limited

Tara Jewels Holdings Inc

Step Down Subsidiaries:

Tara China Jewelry Limited- Subsidiary of Tara (Hong Kong) Limited

Fabrikant Tara International, LLC- Subsidiary of Tara Jewels Holdings Inc

In accordance with Section 129 (3) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Accounting Standard (AS) 21, the Company has prepared the Consolidated Financial Statements of the Company and all its subsidiaries, which forms part of this Annual Report.

The Statement in form AOC-1 (Annexure B) containing salient features of the financial statements of Company''s Subsidiaries is attached to this report.

DIRECTORS

a. The current policy is to have an appropriate mix of executive, non-executive and independent directors to maintain the independence of the Board, and separate its functions of governance and management. The Board consists of 9 members, 3 of whom are executive or whole-time directors, and 5 are independent directors and 1 is Nominee Director. The Board periodically evaluates the need for change in its composition and size.

Declaration by Independent Directors

The Company has received necessary declaration from each Independent Director under Section 149(7) of the Companies Act, 2013, that he/she meets the criteria of Independence as provided in sub-section (6) of Section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Regulation 16(1) (b) of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.

Changes in Constitution of Board

The following changes have taken place in the Board of Directors/Key Managerial Personnel of the Company during the year 2015-16:

SRNO

NAME

DESIGNATION

APPOINTMENT

RESIGNATION

DATE OF APPOINTMENT/ RESIGNATION

1

Mr. Ravindran M.P

Executive Director

YES

NA

May 25, 2015

2

Mr. Sanjay Sethi

Executive Director

NA

YES

February 11, 2016

3

Mr. Francois Arpels

Director

NA

YES

February 11, 2016

4.

Mr. Bimal Desai

Chief Financial Officer

YES

NA

November 10, 2015

5.

Mr. Bimal Desai

Chief Financial Officer

NA

YES

May 11, 2016

6.

Mr. Vishnu Prakash Garg

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director

YES

NA

May 23, 2016

b. Board/ Committee Meetings:

During the year under review, four meetings of the Board took place. Details of Board Meetings and Committee Meetings have been provided in the Corporate Governance Report that forms part of this Annual Report. The intervening gap between any two Board Meetings was within the period prescribed by the Companies Act, 2013.

Board Meeting dates are finalized in consultation with all directors and agenda papers backed up by comprehensive notes and detailed background information are circulated well in advance before the date of the meeting thereby enabling the Board to take informed decisions. A detailed presentation is also made to apprise the Board of important developments in industry, segments, business operations, marketing, products etc.

c. Familization Programme with Independent Directors:

Pursuant to provisions of SEBI (Listing and Disclosures Requirements) Regulations, 2015, during the year under review the Company prepared and pursued the Familiarization Programme for Independent Directors as hosted on Company''s website at www.tarajewels.in (weblink:www.tarajewels.in/investorrelations/corporategovernance/policies)

d. Performance Evaluation:

The Board of Directors has carried out an annual evaluation of its own performance, board committees and individual directors pursuant to the provisions of the Act and the corporate governance requirements as prescribed by SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (SEBI Listing Regulations).

The performance of the board was evaluated by the board after seeking inputs from all the directors and senior managerial personnel.

The performance of the Committees and effectiveness of Committee Meetings was evaluated by the board after taking into consideration the inputs provided by the Committee Members.

The board and the nomination and nomination and remuneration committee reviewed the performance of the individual directors on the basis of Nomination and Remuneration Policy laid down by the said committee and approved by the Board.

In a separate meeting of Independent directors, performance of non-independent directors, performance of the board as a whole and performance of the chairman was evaluated taking into account the views of executive directors and non-executive directors. The same was considered by the board of directors at its meeting.

e. Policy for Selection, Appointment and Remuneration of Directors/Key Managerial Personnel/Senior Management Personnel including Criteria for their performance evaluation:

The Company has adopted a policy titled as Nomination & Remuneration Policy which interalia includes Company''s policy on Board Diversity, selection, appointment and remuneration of directors/Key Managerial Personnel/Senior Management Personnel, criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes, independence of a director and criteria for performance evaluation of the Directors.

The Nomination & Remuneration Policy as approved by the Board is attached as Annexture C to the Board''s Report and also uploaded on the Company''s website www.tarajewels.in and details of criteria laid down and the Remuneration Policy are given in the Corporate Governance Report.

AUDIT COMMITTEE

a. Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 177 (8) of the Companies Act, 2013,read with Rule 6 and 7 of the Companies (Meetings of the Board and its Powers) Rules, 2013, and Regulation 18 of SEBI(Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 the Audit Committee consists of the following Members under:

SR. No.

Name

Designation

1

Mr. Nikkhil Vaidya

Chairman (Independent Director)

2

Mr. Rakesh Kalra

Member (Independent Director)

3

Mr. Ravindran M.P

Member (Whole-Time Director)

During the year 2015-16, there were no instances, where the Board of Directors did not accept the recommendations of the Audit Committee.

VIGIL MECHANISM

The Company has established a vigil mechanism/Whistle Blower Policy and oversees through the committee for expressing genuine concerns by the employees and other Directors. The Company has also provided adequate safeguards against victimization of employees and Directors who express their concerns. The Company has also provided to any complainant to have direct access to the Chairman of the Audit Committee via e-mail ID nikkhil.ca@gmail.com. The Vigil Mechanism Policy of the Company is placed on Company''s website i.e.www.tarajewels.in.

(weblink:www.tarajewels.in/investorrelations/corporategovernance/policies)

AUDITORS

a. Statutory Auditors

M/s C.B Chajjed and Co, Chartered Accountants, have been appointed as Statutory Auditor of the Company for a period of three years at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on September 18, 2014. However, the appointment of Statutory Auditors needs to be ratified every year by the shareholders in the Annual General Meeting of the Company. M/s C.B Chajjed and Co, Chartered Accountants, have intimated their consent and furnished a certificate to the affect that their appointment if made shall be in accordance with the conditions prescribed under section 139(1) and they also satisfies the criteria provided in section 141 of the Act for the financial year 2016-2017. On the recommendation of the Audit Committee, the Board proposes the ratification of their appointment for the Financial Year 2016-17 and to fix their remuneration by the members at the ensuing Annual General Meeting of the Company.

There are no qualifications, reservations or adverse remarks in the Auditor''s Report.

b. Secretarial Auditor

M/s Sunil Agrawal & Co, Practicing Company Secretaries, was appointed to conduct the Secretarial Audit of the Company for the financial year 2015-16, as required under Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made there under.

The Secretarial Audit report for Financial year 2015-16 forms part of Annual Report as Annexure D to the Board''s Report.

There are no qualifications, reservations or adverse remarks in the Secretarial Auditor''s Report.

c. Cost Auditor

Cost Auditor is not required to be appointed by the Company since it is located in a SEZ Zone, as per the circular issued by the Ministry in this regard.

INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM AND COMPLIANCE FRAMEWORK

The Company has strong internal control framework which includes level controls, whistle blower policy, rigorous management reviews and MIS and strong internal audit mechanism. There are robust financial control processes with appropriate checks and balances, defined policies and procedures to ensure reasonable assurance with regard to financial information. Process controls deployed ensure adherence to policies and procedures, efficiency in operations and reduce risk of frauds.

The rigorous internal controls, management overseas results, thorough review of internal audit reports by the Audit Committee and implementation of action plans makes the internal financial controls strong in the Company.

RISK MANAGEMENT

The Board of Directors has constituted Risk Management Committee constituting directors and non-director members. The Board based on the recommendations of the Risk Management Committee has also adopted Risk Management Policy of the Company which is hosted on Company''s website at www.tarajewels.in

The Committee through its Risk Council shall assess critical and non-critical risks, viz., Strategic, Operational, Financial, Regulatory etc. and risk register would be prepared for identifying and mitigating risks in each identified area. Your Company continues to attach a high degree of importance to this area and shall ensure that necessary Risk Mitigation Process is in place for each identified risk area at all times.

RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS:

All the transactions with related parties are in the ordinary course of business and on arm''s length basis; and there are no material related party transactions or arrangement.

The disclosure in from AOC-2 (Annexure E) is attached to this report. All the Related Party Transactions entered during the year under review are set out under Notes to the Financial Statements. The policy on Related Party Transactions as approved by the Board is uploaded on the Company''s website at Weblink:www.tarajewels.in/investorrelations/corporategovernance/policies)

None of the Directors has any pecuniary relationships or transactions vis-a-vis the Company except by way of remuneration paid to the Managing Director and sitting fees and Commission paid to other Non-Executive Directors.

MANAGERIAL REMUNERATION AND PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES:

INFORMATION AS REQUIRED UNDER RULE 5(2) the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 forms part of this Report.

i) The following details are given hereunder in respect of employees employed throughout the year and were in receipt of remuneration not less than Rs.60 Lakhs p.a.

Name

Designation

Remuneration

Nature of Employment

Qualification/

Experience

Date of

Commencement of Employment

Age of Employee

Last

Employment held before joining the company

Percentage of shares held

Whether any Employee is a relative of any director or manager of the Company

Mr. Rajeev Sheth

Chairman and

Managing

Director

Rs.12,000,000/-p.a

Contractual

Graduate from Mumbai University and Diploma in Gemology and has around 34 years of experience.

Since

Incorporation

58

Intergold

India

58.98%

NIL

ii) The following details are given hereunder in respect of employees employed part of the year and were in receipt of remuneration not less than Rs.5 Lakhs p.m.

Name

Designation

Remuneration

Nature of Employment

Qualification/

Experience

Date of

Commencement of Employment

Age of Employee

Last Employment held before joining the company

Percentage of shares held

Whether any Employee is a relative of any director or manager of the Company

Mr. Sanjay Sethi

Executive Director (Finance) and CFO

Rs. 5,136,207/-

Non

Contractual

Chartered Accountant by profession and has around 25 years of experience.

Resigned as a Director of Company w.e.f February 11, 2016

50

Bhatia Group as Group CFO

NIL

NIL

However the information required under section 197 (12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 5 (1) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 is not being sent along with this Report to the Members of the Company as per the provision of Section 136 of the Companies Act, 2013. Members who are interested obtaining these particulars may write to the Company Secretary at the Registered Office of the Company. The aforesaid Annexure is also available for inspection by Members at the Registered Office of the Company, 21 days before the 15th Annual General Meeting during the business hours on working days.

LOANS, GUARANTEES OR INVESTMENTS

Details of Loans, Guarantees and Investments, if any covered under the provisions of Section 186 of the Act are given in the notes to the Financial Statements.

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 135 of the Act, read with CSR Rules, the Company has constituted CSR Committee and formulated CSR Policy.

A Board level committee has been constituted consisting of the following members:

Name

Designation

Mr. Rajeev Sheth

Chairman and Member

Mr. Ravindran M.P

Member

Ms. Fern Mallis

Member

Initiative Taken:

The Company has not made any expenditure on CSR as the Company is still in the process of identifying the eligible project. The Company intends to contribute the money for CSR activities as soon as the project is identified.

DEPOSITS

During the year 2015-16, the Company did not accept any deposit from public.

SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS

There are no significant and material orders passed by the regulators or courts or tribunals impacting the going concern status and Company''s operations in future.

EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN

The extract of the Annual Return pursuant to the sub-section (3) of Section 92 of the Companies Act, 2013 prepared in form MGT 9 is annexed herewith as Annexure F.

DIRECTORS'' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

The financial statements are prepared in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) under the historical cost convention on accrual basis except for certain financial instruments, which are measured at fair values. GAAP comprises mandatory accounting standards as prescribed under Section 133 of the Companies Act, 2013 (''the Act''), read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, the provisions of the Act (to the extent notified) and guidelines issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). There are no material departures from prescribed accounting standards in the adoption of these standards.

To the best of their knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations obtained by them, your Directors make the following statements in terms of Section 134(3) (c) and 134 (5) of the Companies Act, 2013:

a) in the preparation of the annual accounts for the financial year ended March 31, 2016, the applicable accounting standards have been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures, if any;

b) the directors have selected such accounting policies and applied them consistently and made judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company at the end of the financial year and of the profit of the company for that period;

c) the directors have taken proper and sufficient care 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;

d) the Directors have prepared the annual accounts on a going concern basis;

e) the Directors have laid down internal financial controls, to be followed by the company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and were operating effectively; and

f) the directors have devised proper systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and such systems are adequate and operating effectively.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

As per SEBI (Listing and Disclosures Requirements) Regulations, 2015 a separate section on Corporate Governance practices followed by the Company is provided in the Corporate Governance section of the Annual Report. The certificate from practicing Company Secretary on compliance with the condition of corporate governance of Listing Regulation is given in Annexture G of this Report.

ENERGY CONSERVATION, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS AND OUTGO:

The Company is giving due consideration for the conservation of energy and all efforts are being made to properly utilize the energy resources.

The information on conservation of energy, technology absorption and foreign exchange earnings and outgo stipulated under Section 134(3) (m) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule, 8 of The Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, is annexed herewith as Annexure H.

MATERIAL CHANGES AND COMMITMENT IF ANY EFFECTING THE FINANCIAL POSITION OF COMPANY WHICH HAVE OCCURRED BETWEEN THE FINANCIAL YEAR END OF THE COMPANY TO WHICH FINANCIAL RESULTS RELATE:

Except as disclosed elsewhere in this report, there have been no material changes and commitments which can affect the financial position of the Company occurred between the end of the financial year of the Company and date of this report.

CHANGES IN NATURE OF BUSINESS AND REVISION IN THE BOARD''S REPORT:

There are no changes in nature of business and also revision in the Board''s Report during the year.

HUMAN RESOURCE:

Your Company firmly believes that employees are the most valuable assets and key players of business success and sustained growth. Various employee benefits, recreational and team building programmes are conducted to enhance employee skills, motivation as also to foster team spirit. Company also conducts in house training programmes to develop leadership as well as technical/functional capabilities in order to meet future talent requirements. Industrial relations were cordial throughout the year.

POLICY ON PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT:

The Company has a policy on prevention of Sexual Harassment in line with the requirements of The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Harassment, Redressal) Act, 2013. The Committee has been set up to redress complaints received regarding Sexual Harassment. All Employees (permanent, contractual, temporary, trainees) are covered under this policy.

During the year 2015-2016 no complaints were received regarding sexual harassment.

APPRECIATION:

Your Directors place on record their sincere thanks and appreciation for the confidence reposed and continued support extended by Central and State Governments, Bankers, Customers, Suppliers and Shareholders. Your Board would like to place on record its sincere appreciation to the employees at all levels for the dedicated efforts and contribution in playing a very significant part in the Company''s operations.

For and on behalf of the Board of Directors

Sd/-

RAJEEV SHETH

Chairman (DIN: 00266460)

Place : Mumbai

Date : May 23, 2016

Source : Dion Global Solutions Limited
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