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Audit Committee

Our Company has constituted an audit committee (“Audit Committee”), as per the provisions of Section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013 vide resolution passed in the meeting of the Board of Directors held on 7th September, 2017.

The terms of reference of Audit Committee complies with the requirements of Companies Act, 2013. The committee presently comprises following three (3) directors. Mr. Aditya Ginodia is the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Sr. No.Name of the DirectorStatusNature of Directorship
1Mr. Aditya GinodiaChairman Independent Director
2Mr. Om Prakash AgarwalMemberIndependent Director
3Mr. Anil TekriwalMemberExecutive & Non Independent Director

Role of Audit Committee 

The terms of reference of the Audit Committee are given below:

  1. To investigate any activity within its terms of reference.
  2. To seek information from any employee.
  3. To obtain outside legal or other professional advice.
  4. To secure attendance of outsiders with relevant expertise, if it considers necessary.
  5. Oversight of the company’s financial reporting process and the disclosure of its financial information to ensure that the financial statement is correct, sufficient and credible.
  6. Recommending to the Board, the appointment, re-appointment and, if required, the replacement or removal of the statutory auditor and the fixation of audit fees.
  7. Approval of payment to statutory auditors for any other services rendered by the statutory auditors.
  8. Reviewing, with the management, the annual financial statements before submission to the board for approval, with particular reference to:
  •  Matters required to be included in the Director’s Responsibility Statement to be included in the Board’s report in terms of clause (c) of sub section (3) of section 134 of the Companies Act, 2013.
  •  Changes, if any, in accounting policies and practices and reasons for the same
  •  Major accounting entries involving estimates based on the exercise of judgment by management
  •  Significant adjustments made in the financial statements arising out of audit findings
  • Compliance with listing and other legal requirements relating to financial statements
  • Disclosure of any related party transactions
  • Qualifications in the draft audit report.
  1. Reviewing, with the management, the quarterly financial statements before submission to the board for approval
  2. Reviewing, with the management, the statement of uses / application of funds raised through an issue (public issue, rights issue, preferential issue, etc.), the statement of funds utilized for purposes other than those stated in the offer document/prospectus/notice and the report submitted by the monitoring agency monitoring the utilisation of proceeds of a public or rights issue, and making appropriate recommendations to the Board to take up steps in this matter.
  3. Reviewing, with the management, performance of statutory and internal auditors, and adequacy of the internal control systems.
  4. Reviewing the adequacy of internal audit function, if any, including the structure of the internal audit department, staffing and seniority of the official heading the department, reporting structure coverage and frequency of internal audit.
  5. Discussion with internal auditors any significant findings and follow up there on.
  6. Reviewing the findings of any internal investigations by the internal auditors into matters where there is suspected fraud or irregularity or a failure of internal control systems of a material nature and reporting the matter to the board.
  7. Discussion with statutory auditors before the audit commences, about the nature and scope of audit as well as post-audit discussion to ascertain any area of concern.
  8. To look into the reasons for substantial defaults in the payment to the depositors, debenture holders, shareholders (in case of non payment of declared dividends) and creditors.
  9. To review the functioning of the Whistle Blower mechanism, in case the same is existing.
  10. Approval  of  appointment  of  CFO  (i.e.,  the  whole-time  Finance  Director  or  any other person heading the finance function or discharging that function) after assessing the qualifications, experience & background, etc. of the candidate.
  11. Carrying out any other function as is mentioned in the terms of reference of the Audit Committee.
  12. Mandatorily reviews the following information:
  • Management discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations;
  •  Statement of significant related party transactions (as defined by the audit committee), submitted by management;
  • Management letters / letters of internal control weaknesses issued by the statutory auditors;
  • Internal audit reports relating to internal control weaknesses; and
  • The appointment, removal and terms of remuneration of the Chief internal auditor shall be subject to review by the Audit Committee
  1. Review the Financial Statements of its subsidiary company, if any.
  2. Review the composition of the Board of Directors of its Subsidiary Company, if any.
  3. Review the Vigil mechanism (whistle blowing) policy.
  4. Review the use/application of funds raised through an issue (public issues, right issues, preferential issues etc) on a quarterly basis as a part of the quarterly declaration of financial results. Further, review on annual basis statements prepared by the Company for funds utilized for purposes other than those stated in the offer document.

In addition, to carry out such other functions/powers as may be delegated by the Board to the Committee from time to time.