Report on the Financial Statements
1. We have audited the accompanying financial statements of V-Mart
Retail Limited, (the Company), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at
31 March 2013, and the Statement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow
Statement for the year then ended, and a summary of significant
accounting policies and other explanatory information.
Management''s Responsibility for the Financial Statements
2. Management is responsible for the preparation of these financial
statements, that give a true and fair view of the financial position,
financial performance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with
the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the
Accounting Standards referred to in sub-section (3C) of Section 211 of
the Companies Act, 1956 (the Act). This responsibility includes the
design, implementation and maintenance of internal control relevant to
the preparation and presentation of the financial statements that give
a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether
due to fraud or error.
3. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial
statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance
with the Standards on Auditing issued by the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India. Those Standards require that we comply with
ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain
reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free
from any material misstatement.
4. An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence
about the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. The
procedures selected depend on the auditors'' judgment, including the
assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financial
statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk
assessments, the auditor considers internal control relevant to the
Company''s preparation and fair presentation of the financial statements
in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the
circumstances. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of
accounting policies used and the reasonableness of the accounting
estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall
presentation of the financial statements.
5. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient
and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion.
6. In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to
the explanations given to us, the financial statements give the
information required by the Act in the manner so required 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 31 March 2013;
ii) in the case of Statement of Profit and Loss, of the profit for the
year ended on that date; and
iii) in the case of the Cash Flow Statement, of the cash flows for the
year ended on that date.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements
7. As required by the Companies (Auditor''s Report) Order, 2003 (the
Order) issued by the Central Government of India in terms of
sub-section (4A) of Section 227 of the Act, we give in the Annexure a
statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the Order.
8. As required by Section 227(3) of the Act, 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 purpose of our
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
c. the financial statements dealt with by this report are in agreement
with the books of account;
d. in our opinion, the financial statements 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, as on 31 March 2013 and taken on record by the Board of
Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on 31 March 2013
from being appointed as a director in terms of clause (g) of sub-
section (1) of Section 274 of the Act.
Annexure to the Independent Auditors'' Report
Based on the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting a
true and fair view on the financial statements of the Company and
taking into consideration the information and explanations given to us
and the books of account and other records examined by us in the normal
course of audit, we report that:
(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full
particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed
(b) The Company has a regular program of physical verification of its
fixed assets under which fixed assets are verified in a phased manner
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.
No material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.
(c) In our opinion, a substantial part of fixed assets has not been
disposed off during the year.
(ii) (a) The management has conducted physical verification of
inventory at reasonable intervals during the year.
(b) The procedures for 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) The Company is maintaining proper records of inventory and material
discrepancies noticed on physical verification have been properly dealt
with in the books of account.
(iii) (a) The Company has not granted any loan, secured or unsecured to
companies, firms or other parties covered in the register maintained
under Section 301 of the Act. Accordingly, the provisions of clauses
4(iii) (b) to 4(iii)(d) of the Order are not applicable.
(b) The Company has taken unsecured loans from two parties covered in
the register maintained under Section 301 of the Act. The maximum
amount outstanding during the year was Rs.10,213,082 and the year-end
balance is Rs. Nil.
(c) In our opinion, the rate of interest and other terms and conditions
of loans taken by the Company are not, prima facie, prejudicial to the
interest of the Company.
(d) In respect of loans taken, repayment of the principal amount and
the interest is regular.
(iv) In our opinion, 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. During the course of our audit, no major weakness has
been noticed in the internal control system in respect of these areas.
(v) The Company has not entered into any contracts or arrangements
referred to in Section 301 of the Act. Accordingly, the provisions of
clause 4(v) of the Order are not applicable.
(vi) The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public within
the meaning of Sections 58A and 58AA of the Act and the Companies
(Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 1975. Accordingly, the provisions of
clause 4(vi) of the Order are not applicable.
(vii) In our opinion, the Company has an internal audit system
commensurate with its size and the nature of its business.
(viii) To the best of our knowledge and belief, the Central Government
has not prescribed maintenance of cost records under clause (d) of
sub-section (1) of Section 209 of the Act, in respect of Company''s
products/ services. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(viii) of
the Order are not applicable.
(ix) (a) Undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, investor
education and protection fund, employees'' state insurance, income-tax,
sales-tax, wealth tax, service tax, custom duty, excise duty, cess and
other material statutory dues, as applicable, have generally been
regularly deposited with the appropriate authorities, though there has
been a slight delay in a few cases. No undisputed amounts payable in
respect thereof were outstanding at the year-end for a period of more
than six months from the date they became payable. (b) The dues
outstanding in respect of sales-tax, income- tax, custom duty,
wealth-tax, excise duty, cess on account of any dispute, are as
(x) In our opinion, the Company has no accumulated losses at the end of
the financial year and it has not incurred cash losses in the current
and the immediately preceding financial year.
(xi) The Company has not defaulted in repayment of dues to any bank or
financial institution during the year. The Company did not have any
outstanding debentures during the year.
(xii) The Company has not granted any loans and advances on the basis
of security by way of pledge of shares, debentures and other
securities. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xii) of the Order
are not applicable.
(xiii) In our opinion, the Company is not a chit fund or a nidhi/
mutual benefit fund/ society. Accordingly, provisions of clause 4(xiii)
of the Order are not applicable.
(xiv) In our opinion, the Company is not dealing or trading in shares,
securities, debentures and other investments. Accordingly, the
provisions of clause 4(xiv) of the Order are not applicable.
(xv) The Company has not given any guarantees for loans taken by others
from banks or financial institutions. Accordingly, the provisions of
clause 4(xv) of the Order are not applicable.
(xvi) In our opinion, the Company has applied the term loans for the
purpose for which these loans were obtained.
(xvii) In our opinion, no funds raised on short-term basis have been
used for long-term investment by the Company.
(xviii) During the year, 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. Accordingly, the provisions of
clause 4(xviii) of the Order are not applicable.
(xix) The Company has neither issued nor had any outstanding debentures
during the year. Accordingly, the provisions of clause 4(xix) of the
Order are not applicable.
(xx) We have verified the end use of money raised by public issue as
disclosed by the management in the other explanatory information to the
xxi) No fraud on or by the Company has been noticed or reported during
the period covered by our audit.
For Walker, Chandiok & Co
Firm Registration No.: 001076N
per Atul Seksaria
Place: New Delhi Partner
Date: 16 May 2013 Membership No.: 086370