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AUDITOR'S REPORT
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Year End :2019-03 

INDEPENDENT AUDITORS’ REPORT

TO THE MEMBERS OF LIC HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED Report on the Standalone Financial Statements

Opinion

We have audited the standalone financial statements of LIC HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”), which comprise the Standalone Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2019, the Standalone Statement of Profit and Loss (including other comprehensive income), the Standalone Statement of Changes in Equity and Standalone Statement of Cash Flows for the year then ended, and notes to the standalone financial statements, including a summary of the significant accounting policies and other explanatory information.

In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the aforesaid standalone financial statements give the information required by the Companies Act, 2013 (the 'Act') in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2019, and profit, total comprehensive income, changes in equity and its cash flows for the year ended on that date.

Basis for Opinion

We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified under sub-section (10) of section 143 of the Act ('SAs'). Our responsibilities under those SAs are further described in the Auditor's Responsibilities for the Audit of the Standalone Financial Statements section of our report. We are independent of the Company in accordance with the Code of Ethics issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ('ICAO together with the ethical requirements that are relevant to our audit of the standalone financial statements under the provisions of the Act and the Rules there under, and we have fulfilled our other ethical responsibilities in accordance with these requirements and the ICAI's Code of Ethics. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion.

Key audit matters

Key audit matters are those matters that, in our professional judgment, were of most significance in our audit of the standalone financial statements of the current period. These matters were addressed in the context of our audit of the standalone financial statements as a whole, and in forming our opinion thereon, and we do not provide a separate opinion on these matters. For each matter below, our description of how our audit addressed the matter is provided in that context.

Key Audit Matter

How the matter was addressed in our audit

Transition date accounting

Refer to the accounting policies in the standalone financial statements: Significant accounting policies - Basis of preparation

and Note 4 to the standalone financial statements: “First time adoption of Ind AS”

Adoption of new accounting framework (Ind AS)

Effective April 1, 2018, the Company adopted Ind AS notified

We performed audit procedures set out below

by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs with the transition date

Design / controls

of April 1, 2017.

Assessed the design, implementation and operating

The following are the major impact areas for the Company

effectiveness of key internal controls over management's

upon transition:

evaluation of transition date choices and exemptions availed

- Classification and measurement / valuation of financial

in line with the Ind AS 101.

instruments:

Substantive tests

- Determination of Expected Credit Loss (ECL)

- Evaluated management's transition date choices and exemptions

- Computation of Effective Interest Rate on financial assets

for compliance / acceptability under Ind AS 101;

and financial liabilities

- Understood the approach and methodology adopted by

- Classification and measurement of investment in Subsidiaries

management to implement the transition to Ind AS;

and Associates

- Test checked the computations relating to transition adjustments;

- Additional disclosures as per the requirements of the new

- Assessed areas of significant estimates and management

financial reporting framework

judgment on transition in line with Ind AS principles;

Transition to the new financial reporting framework involves

- Compared the reasonableness of management assumptions in

multiple decision points for management i.e. Ind AS 101, First

respect of recognition and measurement of financial instruments

Time Adoption prescribes choices and exemptions for first

including determination of ECL provisioning as at the date of

time application of Ind AS at the transition date.

transition etc.

We identified the transition date accounting as a key audit

matter because of the significant degree of management

judgment in the first-time application of Ind AS principles

as at the transition date particularly in the areas noted

above and the additional disclosures associated with Ind AS

transition.

Key Audit Matter How the matter was addressed in our audit Expected Credit Loss - Impairment of carrying value of loans and advances

Refer to the accounting policies in Note 2.14 (f) and Note 37.4.2.3 and 37.4.2.4 to the standalone financial statements: Impairment and write-off; Note 3.1 to the standalone financial statements: use of estimates and judgments - determination of Expected Credit Loss and Note 8 to the standalone financial statements: Loans

Subjective estimate We performed audit procedures set out below

The calculation of certain credit provisions for the Company is Design / controls

inherently judgemental. Individual and collective impairment - For housing loan portfolios, we tested the design and operating provisions (identified and unidentified) may not reflect recent effectiveness of the key controls over the completeness and developments in credit quality, arrears experience, or emerging accuracy of the key inputs and assumptions into the impairment models, the identification of impaired and restructured accounts

and key systems reconciliations. We evaluated controls over With the applicability of Ind AS 109 credit loss assessment is now the modeling process, including model monitoring, validation based on ECL model. The Company's impairment allowance

computed based on estimates including the historical default and loss ratios. Management exercises judgment in determining

the quantum of loss based on a range of factors. - For Project exposures, we tested design and operating

effectiveness of the key controls over the determination of whether loans displayed indicators of impairment;

Complex impairment models - Models used in the Housing - and Loan portfolios to estimate the existence of incurred loss events

and the resultant expected write-offs. Judgment

. implementation of the ECL model: to determine the inputs, methodologies and assumptions and these can significantly impact the provisions held. The most - Test checked the design and implementation of key internal significant judgments include the segmentation level at which s impairment process used to historical loss rates are calculated, and the length of the recovery

period and the loss emergence period applied to historical - Test checked management review controls over measurement

of impairment allowances and disclosures in the standalone

loss provisions.

financial statements.

Identification of impairment - Project Loan exposures of the

Company are individually assessed for impairment based on a

borrower's financial performance, solvency and liquidity.

nature of this assessment means there is an inherent risk that

used in the model;

loss impairment triggers may not be identified on a timely basis.

- We tested a selection of post model adjustments and management overlays in order to assess the reasonableness of

the adjustments by challenging key assumptions, inspecting the

calculation methodology and tracing a sample back to source

data

- Loan staging criteria

- We have discussed with external specialists to test the working

- of the ECL model and reasonableness of assumptions used;

- Performed cut off procedures on a sample basis relating to forward looking macro-economic factors. recoveries at year end that would impact staging of loans;

, - Test checked the basis of collateral valuation in the determination There is a large increase in the data inputs required for the of ecl

computation of ECL. This increases the risk of completeness

and accuracy of the data that has been used as a basis of

assumptions in the model.

Evaluation of uncertain tax positions Our procedures included:

The Company has material uncertain tax positions including - Obtained details of completed tax assessments and demands for matters under dispute which involves significant judgment to

determine the possible outcome of these disputes.

provision and the possible outcome of the disputes. We have Refer Note 40 (b) to the Standalone Financial! Statements glso considered legal precedence and other rulings in evaluating

management's position on these uncertain tax positions. Additionally, we considered the effect of new information in respect of uncertain tax positions as at April 1, 2018 to evaluate whether any change was required to management's position on these uncertainties.

Key Audit Matter

How the matter was addressed in our audit

Temporary Book Overdraft

Our procedures included:

As at March 31, 2019, other financial liability in respect of

Temporary Book Overdraft represents cheques issued towards

Temporary Book Overdraft amounting to Rs,6,909.46 crores

disbursements to borrowers and cheques issued for payment

which are pending to be encashed .

of expenses but not encashed. We have reviewed the nature of the amounts paid, the sustainability, clearance of cheque after

Refer Note 43 to the Standalone Financial Statements

the balance sheet date and the likelihood of clearance within reasonable period.

Information Technology (‘IT’)

We performed audit procedures set out below

IT systems and controls The Company's key financial accounting

- Understood Genera! IT Control i.e. access controls, program/

and reporting processes are highly dependent on information

system change, program development, computer operations

systems including automated controls in information systems,

(i.e. job processing, data/ system backup incident management)

such that there exists a risk that, gaps in the IT control

over key financial accounting and reporting systems, and

environment could result in the financial accounting and

supporting control systems (referred to as in-scope systems);

reporting records being misstated. The Company uses several

- Understood IT infrastructure i.e. operating systems and

systems for its overall financial reporting.

databases supporting the in-scope systems;

- Test checked the Genera! IT Controls for design and operating

We have identified 'IT systems and controls' as key audit

effectiveness for the audit period over the in-scope systems;

matter because of significant use of IT system and the scale

- Understood IT application controls covering

and complexity of the IT architecture.

- user access and roles, segregation of duties, and

- key interfaces, reports, reconciliations and system processing;

- Test checked the IT application controls for design and operating effectiveness for the audit period;

- Performed testing to determine that these controls remained unchanged during the audit period or were changed following the standard change management process;

- Test checked controls over the IT infrastructure covering user access (including privilege users), data center and system change (e.g. patches).

Information Other than the Standalone Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report Thereon

The Company's management and Board of Directors are responsible for the preparation of the other information. The other information comprises the information included in the Director's report and Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) report, but does not include the standalone financial statements and our auditor's report thereon. The Director's report and MD&A report is expected to be made available to us after the date of this auditor's report.

Our opinion on the standalone financial statements does not cover the other information and we do not express any form of assurance conclusion thereon.

In connection with our audit of the standalone financial statements, our responsibility is to read the other information identified above when it becomes available and, in doing so, consider whether the other information is materially inconsistent with the standalone financial statements or our knowledge obtained in the audit, or otherwise appears to be materially misstated.

Management’s Responsibilities for the Standalone Financial Statements

The Company's management and Board of Directors are responsible for the matters stated in sub-section (5) of Section 134 of the Act with respect to the preparation of these standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance, total comprehensive income, changes in equity and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including the accounting standards specified under section 133 of the Act. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding of the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls, that were operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the standalone financial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.

In preparing the standalone financial statements, management and Board of Directors are responsible for assessing the Company's ability to continue as a going concern, disclosing, as applicable, matters related to going concern and using the going concern basis of accounting unless management either intends to liquidate the Company or to cease operations, or has no realistic alternative but to do so.

The Board of Directors are also responsible for overseeing the Company's financial reporting process.

Auditor’s Responsibilities for the audit of the Standalone Financial Statements

Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the standalone financial statements as a whole are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error, and to issue an auditor's report that includes our opinion. Reasonable assurance is a high level of assurance, but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted in accordance with SAs will always detect a material misstatement when it exists. Misstatements can arise from fraud or error and are considered material if, individually or in the aggregate, they could reasonably be expected to influence the economic decisions of users taken on the basis of these standalone financial statements.

As part of an audit in accordance with SAs, we exercise professional judgment and maintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also:

- Identify and assess the risks of materia! misstatement of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error, design and perform audit procedures responsive to those risks, and obtain audit evidence that is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion. The risk of not detecting a material misstatement resulting from fraud is higher than for one resulting from error, as fraud may involve collusion, forgery, intentional omissions, misrepresentations, or the override of internal control.

- Obtain an understanding of internal control relevant to the audit in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. Under sub-section (3)(i) of section 143 of the Act, we are also responsible for expressing our opinion on whether the Company has adequate internal financial controls with reference to financial statements of in place and the operating effectiveness of such controls.

- Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of accounting estimates and related disclosures made by management.

- Conclude on the appropriateness of management's use of the going concern basis of accounting and, based on the audit evidence obtained, whether a material uncertainty exists related to events or conditions that may cast significant doubt on the Company's ability to continue as a going concern. If we conclude that a material uncertainty exists, we are required to draw attention in our auditor's report to the related disclosures in the standalone financial statements or, if such disclosures are inadequate, to modify our opinion. Our conclusions are based on the audit evidence obtained up to the date of our auditor's report. However, future events or conditions may cause the Company to cease to continue as a going concern.

- Evaluate the overall presentation, structure and content of the standalone financial statements, including the disclosures, and whether the standalone financial statements represent the underlying transactions and events in a manner that achieves fair presentation.

We communicate with those charged with governance regarding, among other matters, the planned scope and timing of the audit and significant audit findings, including any significant deficiencies in internal control that we identify during our audit.

We also provide those charged with governance with a statement that we have complied with relevant ethical requirements regarding independence, and to communicate with them all relationships and other matters that may reasonably be thought to bear on our independence, and where applicable, related safeguards.

From the matters communicated with those charged with governance, we determine those matters that were of most significance in the audit of the standalone financial statements of the financial year ended March 31, 2019 and are therefore the key audit matters. We describe these matters in our auditors' report unless law or regulation precludes public disclosure about the matter or when, in extremely rare circumstances, we determine that a matter should not be communicated in our report because the adverse consequences of doing so would reasonably be expected to outweigh the public interest benefits of such communication.

Other Matter

The comparative financial information of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2018 and the transition date opening balance sheet as at April 1, 2017 included in these Standalone Ind AS Financial Statements, are based on the previously issued statutory financial statements prepared in accordance with the Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules, 2006 audited by us whose report for the year ended March 31, 2018 and March 31, 2017 dated April 23, 2018 and April 25, 2017 respectively expressed an unmodified opinion on those Standalone Financial Statements, as adjusted for the differences in the accounting principles adopted by the Company on transition to the Ind AS, which have been audited by us.

Our opinion on the standalone financial statements is not modified in respect of the above matters.

Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements

1. As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order,

2016 (the 'Order'), issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of Section 143 of the Act, we give in the 'Annexure A', a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order, to the extent applicable.

2. As required by sub-section (3) of Section 143 of the Act, based on our audit, we report that:

(a) We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purpose of our audit;

(b) In our opinion, proper books of account as required by law have been kept by the Company so far as it appears from our examination of those books;

(c) The Standalone Balance Sheet, the Standalone Statement of Profit and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income), the Standalone Statement of Changes in Equity and the Standalone Statement of Cash Flow dealt with by this Report are in agreement with the books of account;

(d) In our opinion, the aforesaid standalone financial statements comply with the Accounting Standards specified under Section 133 of the Act, read with Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015, as amended;

(e) On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2019 taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualified as on March 31, 2019 from being appointed as a director in terms of sub-section 2 of Section 164 of the Act.

(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financial reporting of the Company with reference to these standalone financial statements and the operating effectiveness of such controls, refer to our separate Report in “Annexure B”.

(g) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's report in accordance with the requirements of the sub-section 16 of Section 197 of the Act, as amended:

In our opinion, the managerial remuneration for the year ended March 31, 2019 has been paid / provided by the Company to its directors in accordance with the provisions of section 197 read with Schedule V to the Act.

(h) With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditor's Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014 as amended in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us:

i. The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its financial position in its standalone financial statements - Refer Note 40 to the standalone financial statements;

ii. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivative contracts for which there were any material foreseeable losses;

iii. There has been no delay in transferring amounts, required to be transferred, to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.

(Referred to in paragraph 1 under ‘Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements’ section of our report to the

Members of LIC HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED of even date)

(i) (a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars, including quantitative details and situation of fixed assets.

(b) The Company has a regular programme of physical verification of property, plant and equipment by which property, plant and equipment are verified annually. In our opinion, this periodicity of physical verification 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) According to the information and explanations given to us and the records examine by us and based on the examination of the registered sale deed/ transfer deed /conveyance deed provided to us, we report that, the title deeds, comprising all the immovable properties of land and acquired buildings which are freehold, are held in the name of the Company as at the balance sheet date.

In respect of immovable properties of buildings that have been taken on lease and disclosed as property, plant and equipment in the standalone financial statements, the lease agreements are in the name of the Company, where the Company is the lessee in the agreement.

(ii) The nature of the Company's business is such that it is not required to hold any inventories and, hence, reporting under paragraph 3 (ii) of the order is not applicable to the Company.

(iii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans, secured or unsecured to companies, firms, limited liability partnerships or other parties covered in the register maintained under section 189 of the Act. Hence, reporting under paragraph 3 (iii) (a), (b) and (c) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.

(iv) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not granted any loans or provided any guarantees or security to the parties covered under Section 185 of the Act. The Company has complied with the provisions of Section 186 of the Act in respect of investments made or loans or guarantee or security provided to the parties covered under Section 186.

(v) As per the Ministry of Corporate Affairs notification dated 31 March 2014, the provisions of Sections 73 to 76 or any other relevant provisions of the Act and the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014, as amended, with regard to the deposits accepted are not applicable to the Company and, hence, reporting under Clause 3(v) of the Order is not applicable.

(vi) To the best of our knowledge and as explained, the Central Government has not specified the maintenance of cost records under sub-section 1 of section 148 of the Act, for the products / services of the Company, and, hence, reporting under paragraph 3 (ii) of the order is not applicable to the Company.

(vii) (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 regular in depositing with the appropriate authorities undisputed statutory dues including provident fund, employees' state insurance, income tax, sales-tax, goods and service tax, cess and other material statutory dues applicable to it. According to information and explanations given to us, no undisputed amounts payable were outstanding, at the year end, for a period of more than six months from the date they became payable.

(b) According to the information and explanations given to us, there are no dues of income tax, sales tax, goods and service tax, cess and other material statutory dues which have not been deposited with the appropriate authorities on account of any dispute.

(viii) In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not defaulted in repayment of loans or borrowings to financial institutions, banks, Government and dues to debenture holders. The Company has not taken loans or borrowings from government.

(ix) According to the information and explanations given to us, money raised by way of debt instruments and term loans have been applied by the Company during the year for the purpose for which they were raised, other than temporary deployment pending application of proceeds. Apart from money raised by way of debt instruments, the Company has neither raised any moneys by way of initial public offer / further public offer nor were such proceeds pending to be applied, during the current year.

(x) According to the information and explanations given to us, no fraud by the Company or no material fraud on the Company by its officers or employees has been noticed or reported during the year.

(xi) Based upon the audit procedures performed for the purpose of reporting the true and fair view of the financial statements and according to the information and explanations given to us, we report that the managerial remuneration has been paid / provided in accordance with the requisite approvals mandated by the provisions of Section 197 read with Schedule V to the Act.

(xii) The Company is not a Nidhi Company and hence, reporting under paragraph 3 (xii) of the Order is not applicable.

(xiii) According to the information and explanations given to us, the Company is in compliance with Section 177 and 188 of the Act where applicable, for all transactions with the related parties and the details of related party transactions have been disclosed in the standalone financial statements, as required by the applicable accounting standards.

(xiv) During the year the Company has not made any preferential allotment or private placement of shares or fully or partly convertible debentures and hence, reporting under paragraph 3 (xiv) of the Order is not applicable to the Company.

(xv) I n our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us, the Company has not entered into any non-cash transactions with directors or persons connected with directors. Hence, reporting under paragraph 3(xv) of the Order is not applicable.

(xvi) In our opinion and according to information and explanation given to us, the Company is not required to be registered under section 45-IA Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.

(Referred to in paragraph 2(f) under ‘Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements’ section of our report to the Members of LIC HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED of even date)

Report on the internal financial controls with reference to the aforesaid standalone financial statements under Clause

(i) of sub-section (3) of Section 143 of the Companies Act, 2013 (the ‘Act’)

We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of LIC HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) as of March 31, 2019 in conjunction with our audit of the standalone financial statements of the Company for the year ended on that date.

Management’s Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls

The Company's management and Board of Directors are responsible for establishing and maintaining internal financial controls based on the internal control over financial reporting criteria established by the Company considering the essential components of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting (the 'Guidance Note') issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. These responsibilities include the design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls that were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of its business, the safeguarding of its assets, the prevention and detection of frauds and errors, the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, and the timely preparation of reliable financial information, as required under the Act.

Auditor’s Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Company's internal financial controls over financial reporting of the Company based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with the Guidance Note issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Standards on Auditing prescribed under sub-section (10) of Section 143 of the Act, to the extent applicable to an audit of internal financial controls, both applicable to an audit of Internal Financial Controls and, both issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we comply with ethical requirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether adequate internal financial controls over financial reporting was established and maintained and if such controls operated effectively in all material respects.

Our audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the adequacy of the internal financial controls system over financial reporting and their operating effectiveness. Our audit of internal financial controls over financial reporting included obtaining an understanding of internal financial controls over financial reporting, assessing the risk that a material weakness exists, and testing and evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of internal control based on the assessed risk. The procedures selected depend on the auditor's judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the standalone financial statements, whether due to fraud or error.

We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our audit opinion on the internal financial controls system over financial reporting.

Meaning of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting

A Company's internal financial control over financial reporting is a process designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of standalone financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. A Company's internal financial control over financial reporting includes those policies and procedures that (1) pertain to the maintenance of records that, in reasonable detail, accurately and fairly reflect the transactions and dispositions of the assets of the Company; (2) provide reasonable assurance that transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of standalone financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and that receipts and expenditures of the Company are being made only in accordance with authorizations of management and directors of the Company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regarding prevention or timely detection of unauthorized acquisition, use, or disposition of the Company's assets that could have a material effect on the standalone financial statements.

Inherent Limitations of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting

Because of the inherent limitations of internal financial controls over financial reporting, including the possibility of collusion or improper management override of controls, material misstatements due to error or fraud may occur and not be detected. Also, projections of any evaluation of the internal financial controls over financial reporting to future periods are subject to the risk that the internal financial control over financial reporting may become inadequate because of changes in conditions, or that the degree of compliance with the policies or procedures may deteriorate.

Opinion

In our opinion, to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the Company has, in all material respects, an adequate internal financial controls with reference to financial statements and such internal financial controls were operating effectively as at March 31, 2019, based on the internal financial controls with reference to financial statements criteria established by the Company considering the essential components of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

For SHAH GUPTA & CO.

Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No.: 109574W

Heneel K Patel

Partner M. No. 114103

Place: Mumbai

Date: 04.05.2019

For CHOKSHI & CHOKSHI LLP

Chartered Accountants

Firm Registration No.: 101872W / W100045

Mitil R Chokshi

Partner M. No. 047745

Place: Mumbai

Date: 04.05.2019