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EQUITY - MARKET SCREENER

North Eastern Carrying Corporation Ltd
Industry :  Miscellaneous
BSE Code
ISIN Demat
Book Value()
534615
INE553C01016
17.9041256
NSE Symbol
P/E(TTM)
Mar.Cap( Cr.)
NECCLTD
42.24
265.5
EPS(TTM)
Face Value()
Div & Yield %
0.66
10
0
 

As on: Apr 20, 2024 02:11 AM

To

The Members,

North Eastern Carrying Corporation Limited

Your Board of Directors has immense pleasure in presenting the Thirty Eighth (38th) Annual Report of North Eastern Carrying Corporation Limited (the "Company") together with the Audited Financial Statements for the Financial Year ended March 31, 2023.

1. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

1.1 The highlights of performance of the Company for the financial year 2022-23 were as under with comparative position of previous year's performance: (Rs. in Lakhs except EPS)

Particulars

2022-2023 2021-22 (% Growth)

Revenue from Operations

30599.22 25042.77 22.19

Profit before Tax

939.95 568.64 65.30

Tax

362.85 142.89 153.94

Profit After Tax

577.10 425.75 35.55

Total Comprehensive Income

592.45 421.57 40.53

Earning per Share(EPS)

1.15 0.85 35.30

1.2 FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

During the year, the revenue from operations has been increased to Rs. 30599.22 Lakhs as against Rs. 25042.77 Lakhs in the previous financial year 2021-2022 registering a profit of 22.19%. Our Net profits has Increased to Rs. 577.10 Lakhs for the current financial year 2022-23 as against Rs. 425.75 Lakhs in the previous financial year 2021-22, recording an increase of 35.55 %.

1.3 STATE OF THE COMPANY'S AFFAIRS

The operational highlights of the Company during the year are as follows:-

Work order/contracts

TATA STEEL LIMITED

In Continuation of the work order received worth of Rs 156 cr. from TATA STEELS LIMITED for transportation of Iron ore Loading & Supervision inside KIM Loading from TSL Bunker & supervision inside mine Transportation & Rake Loading from KIM Mine Transportation & Rake Loading from KIM Mine. We have successfully completed and accomplished the work within stipulated time from 06.01.2022 to 31.08.2023

In Continuation of the work order received worth of Rs 274 cr. from TATA STEELS LIMITED for transportation of their raw materials and mining products from Joda/ NOMA Mandi. We have successfully completed and accomplished the work within stipulated time from 01.09.2020 to 31.08.2023.

Work order worth of Rs. 19 cr. from Tata Steel Mining Limited for Chrome ORE Transportation from Mines from Sukinda/Saruabil/Kamarda to Paradip, Gopalalpur, SMEL and TBPL from 01.04.2022 to 31.03.2023.

Other Work order/contracts

Work order from APL APOLLO TUBES LIMITED for the transportation of finished goods on the different lanes from effective from 1st April 2022 to 30th June 2022 for a period of Three (3) months on extendable basis.

Statement of work from M/s Commscope India Pvt Ltd for placing of vehicle from Goa to different locations from 1st of April, 2022 and the Agreement continues in full force and effect until Supplier's completion of the Services as set forth in the Statement of Work(s).

Work order from Deepak Fasteners Limited for transportation of materials from Ludhiana to anywhere in India and vice-versa w.e.f 25.01.2023.

Service contract from M/s DIC India Limited for transportation of products manufactured or sold by the Company from its manufacturing/ processing/ storage/depot through road from 01.04.2022 till 31.03.2025.to various locations in/across India.

Work order from M/s HYGENIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE PVT. LTD. for transportation of FMCG Cosmetics goods from HRI origin hubs by means of partial truck load/ LCL/ FTL to various fixed destinations across India from 01.04.2022 to 31.03.2024.

Work order from M/s L G Balakrishnan & Bros. Limited fro collection and delivery of material on ingress and egress from /to various designated locations from 01.08.2022 to 31.07.2024.

Work order from ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems India Limited for material transportation for WINJ/ WINC from ZF CVCS Amballur plant, Nepal to various designated locations from 15.09.2022m to 31.12.2023.

Partial truck load Sundry Movement is decreased from 54.61 % in the previous year 2021-22 to 48.29 % in the current year FY 2022-23..

Full truck load is increased from 45.39% in the previous FY 2021-22 to 51.71% in the current FY 2022-23.

Continued focus on improving profitability by moving away from non profitable clients

Top 5 customers contributed 46% of total revenues in FY 2022-23 as compared to 39% in FY 2021-2022

Rating of Brickwork Ratings BBB- stable on our long-term debt and A3 on short Term Loan.

2. DIVIDEND

Your Company needs Capital for its expansion plans, therefore the Board of Director has decided to invest the profit into the operations of the Company. Hence, no dividend is recommended for the financial year ended 31st March, 2023.

3. SHARE CAPITAL

As on March 31, 2023, the Authorized Share Capital of the Company was Rs. 10,000.00 Lakhs consisting of 10,00,00,000 equity shares of Rs.10/- each and the issued & paid up share capital of the Company was Rs. 5019.73 Lakhs consisting of 5,01,97,336 equity shares of Rs.10/- each.

However, w. e. f. July 17, 2023 the paid up Share capital of the Company has increased from Rs.5019.73 Lakhs consisting of 5, 01,97,336 equity shares of Rs.10/- each to Rs 7278. 61 Lakhs consisting of 7, 27, 86,137 equity shares of Rs.10/- each pursuant to the allotment of 4, 51, 77,602 partly paid up equity shares under Right Issue.

These shares rank pari passu with the existing Equity Shares of the Company, in all respects. The Company has not issued any Equity Shares with differential rights, sweat equity shares or bonus shares during the year under review.

4. TRANSFER TO RESERVES

The Company doesn't propose to transfer any amount to General Reserve during the financial year 2022-23.

5. ANNUAL RETURN

In accordance with Section 92(3) of the Act, the annual return in form MGT-7 is available on the Company's website at www.neccgroup.com.

6. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

We, at NECC, believe that good and effective Corporate Governance is critical to achieve corporate vision and mission of the organization; it is more of an organizational culture than a mere adherence to rules and regulations. Your Company has established and maintained a strong ethical environment, overseen by Board of Directors, where 6 out of 8 Directors are Independent. The Company's practices and policies reflect the true spirit of Corporate Governance initiatives.

Your Company is in compliance of all mandatory requirements of Corporate Governance as stipulated as per Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015. In terms of Regulation 34(3) read with Schedule V of the SEBI Listing Regulations, a Report on Corporate Governance along with Compliance Certificate issued by the Practicing Company Secretaries, M/s A. K. Friends & Co. is attached and forms integral part of this Report (herein referred to Corporate Governance Report").

7. BOARD & COMMITTEES OF BOARD

The details of the composition, terms of reference and number of meetings of the Board and its Committee held during the financial year 2022-23 are provided in the Corporate Governance Report.

8. DIRECTORS AND KEY MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL

As per the provisions of Section 152 of the Companies Act, 2013 and in Articles of Association of the Company, Mr. Sunil Kumar Jain (DIN: 00010695), shall retire by rotation in the ensuing 38th Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offers himself for re-appointment.

The Board of Directors hereby confirms and represent that none of the Directors of the Company are disqualified from being appointed as Director pursuant to Section 164 of the Companies Act, 2013. Mr. Manoj Kumar Jain, Mr. Mohak Jain , Mr. Utsav Jain, Mr. Saurav Upadhyay , Mr. Ashutosh Dubey & Ms. Priya Singh, Independent Directors have submitted a declaration that each of them meets the criteria of independence as provided in Section 149(6) of the Act and in Listing Regulations.

Ms. Reena Gupta (DIN: 06966728) has resigned from the directorship (Non Executive Director) of the Company w.e.f December 16, 2022 due to other commitments.

Mr. Saurav Upadhyay (DIN: 05350001), Mr. Ashutosh Kumar Dubey (DIN: 07621637) & Ms, Priya Singh (DIN: 08727539) were appointed as the Independent Directors on the Board of the Company w.e.f February 14, 2023 and thereafter shareholders approved their appointment in the duly convened Extra- Ordinary General Meeting held on 18.04.2023 pursuant to new Regulation 17(1)(1C) of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 inserted by the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2021 read with the corrigendum, w.e.f. 1.1.2022.

Mr. Mohak Jain and Mr. Utsav Jain have resigned from the directorship (Non Executive Independent Directors) of the Company w.e.f June 09, 2023 due to personal reasons.

Further, brief particulars and expertise of director seeking reappointment together with their other directorships and committee memberships have been given in the annexure to the Notice of the Annual General Meeting in accordance with the requirements of the Listing Regulations and applicable Secretarial Standards.

In terms of Section 203 of the Act, the following are the Key Managerial Personnel (KMP) of the Company as on date of this report:

1. Mr. Sunil Kumar Jain, Chairman & Managing Director

2. Mr. Utkarsh Jain, Whole-Time Director

3. Mr. Shyam Lal Yadav, Chief Financial Officer

4. Ms. Mamta Bisht, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer.

9. DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILTY STATEMENT

With reference to Section 134(5) of the Companies Act, 2013, your Directors hereby confirmed that:-

i. in the preparation of the annual accounts for the financial year ended March 31, 2023, the applicable Accounting Standards have been followed and no material departures have been made from the same;

ii. such accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently (except for changes in the Accounting Policies as disclosed in the Notes to Accounts to the Financial Statements) and judgments and estimates made 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 2022-23 and of the profit and Loss of the Company for the that period;

iii. proper and sufficient care is taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

iv. the annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

v. Internal financial controls have been laid down to be followed by the Company and such internal financial controls were adequate and operating effectively; and

vi. the Directors had devised proper system to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and such systems were adequate and are operating effectively.

10. INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROLS AND THEIR ADEQUACY

The Board of your Company has laid down internal financial controls to be followed by the Company and that such internal financial controls are adequate and operating effectively. Your Company has adopted policies and procedures for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of its business, including adherence to the Company's policies, 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 disclosures.

M/s Nemani Garg Agarwal & Co, Chartered Accountants, the Statutory Auditors of the Company, has audited the financial statements included in the Annual Report and has issued an attestation report on our internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Section 143 of Companies Act 2013).

11. AUDITORS

STATUTORY AUDITORS

Members in their 36th AGM had appointed M/s. Nemani Garg Agarwal & Co,, Chartered Accountants, (Firm Registration No. 010192N) as Statutory Auditors of the Company to hold office for a period of upto 5 (Five) years i.e. till the conclusion of the 41st AGM of the Company to be held in the financial Year 2026. The Auditors have confirmed that they are not disqualified from continuing as Auditors of the Company.

The Auditors' Report for the financial year ended March 31, 2023 contains the following qualifications as made by the statutory auditors for the financial year ended March 31, 2022:

1. The Company has not provided provision for doubtful debts.

2. The Company has not recognized right to use assets of leased property.

3. The Debit & credit balances are subject to confirmation.

However, the management has already clarified that:

1. The Company has not provided provision for doubtful debts since the debtors are fully realizable.

2. The Company has not recognized right to use assets of leased property since the lease are not long term lease.

3. Company is in process of getting confirmation from parties.

SECRETARIAL AUDITORS

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Company had appointed M/s Ashish Kumar Friends & Co., Practicing Company Secretaries (COP No.4056), New Delhi to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2023. The Secretarial Audit Report for the financial year ended March 31, 2023 is annexed to this report as Annexure II.

The Secretarial Audit Report for the financial year ended March 31, 2023 does not contain any qualification, reservation, adverse remark or disclaimer.

During the year under review, under Section 143 (12) of the Act, neither the statutory auditors nor the secretarial auditors have reported to the Audit Committee, any instances of material fraud committed against the Company by its officers or employees, the details of which need to be mentioned in the Board's Report

INTERNAL AUDIT

Pursuant to Section 138 of the Act & rules made thereunder, M/s Sanghi & Co., Chartered Accountant (Firm Registration No. 012619N), acts as Internal Auditor of the Company.

12. PARTICULARS OF LOANS, GUARANTEES AND INVESTMENTS BY COMPANY

Pursuant to Section 186 of the Act and Schedule V of the SEBI Listing Regulations, disclosure on particulars relating to loans, advances, guarantees and investments are forms part of the financial statements and are provided in this Annual Report.

13. PARTICULARS OF CONTRACTS OR ARRANGEMENTS WITH RELATED PARTIES

All Related Party Transactions that were entered into during the financial year were on an arm's length basis, in the ordinary course of business and were in compliance with the applicable provisions of Section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 8(2) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 and Regulation 23 of the Listing Regulations. There were no materially significant Related Party Transactions made by the Company during the year that would have required Shareholder approval under the Listing Regulations.

The Particulars of contract or arrangement entered into by the Company with related parties as per the provisions of Section 188 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 8(2) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 are disclosed in Form AOC-2, in Annexure I is annexed to this report.

The Board has approved a policy on related party transactions. An abridged policy on related party transactions has been placed on the Company's website at website link: http://www.neccgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Policy-on-Related-Party-Transaction-NECC.pdf

14. PARTICULARS REGARDING CONSERVATION OF ENERGY, TECHNOLOGY ABSORPTION

There are no significant particulars relating to Conservation of Energy, technology absorption under Rule 8(3) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014 since your Company is not engaged in any manufacturing activity. No agreement has been entered into for Technology absorption. However, the Company has made intensive use of technology in its operation during the year under review.

15. PARTICULARS REGARDING EXPENDITURE INCURRED ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE EARNINGS & OUTGO

The Company has not incurred any expenditure on Research & Development during the financial year 2022-23. Further, the Company has no earning or outgo in Foreign exchange as per Rule 8(3) of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.

16. RISK MANAGEMENT

Risk Management comprises all the organizational rules and actions for early identification of risks in the course of doing business and the management of such risks.

The Company has a Risk Management Policy which outlines the manner in which the Company identifies, assesses, monitors and manages risk. As the Company belongs to transportation and Logistics Industry and in the opinion of the Board, the following are the risks which would threaten the existence of the Company:

Material Handling

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Slips, Trips, And Falls

Competition

Medical Management

To recover the above-mentioned risks, the Company has adopted Risk Management Strategy which comprising of following stages:

Risk identification

•Risk analysis

Risk evaluation

Risk treatment

•Risk monitoring and review

The Policy and Strategy is duly implemented and monitored in the Company. The Company has identified various risks and has taken various steps to mitigate them. The "Risk Management Policy" is available on the website of the Company at website link http://neccgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Risk-managment-Policy.pdf

17. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The "Corporate Social Responsibility Policy" prepared in the line with the provisions of Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rules made there under, The Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 read with Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 including any statutory modification or amendment thereto was approved by the Board of Directors of the Company. The "Corporate Social Responsibility Policy" is available on the website of the Company at website link http://neccgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/CSR-Policy.pdf

As per section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013, every company having net worth of rupees five hundred crores or more, or turnover of rupees one thousand crore or more or a net profit of rupees five crores or more during preceding financial year shall spend atleast 2% of the average net profits before tax made during the three immediately preceding financial years in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility Policy.

Since the criteria set out in Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 is not applicable to your Company, no sum was spent on CSR during the Financial Year 2022-23.

18. EVALUATION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS/INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

During the year, the Board has carried out an Annual evaluation of its own performance, performance of the Directors, as well as the evaluation of the working of its Committees. The Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC) has defined the evaluation criteria, procedure and time schedule for the Performance Evaluation process for the Board, its Committees and

Directors. The Chairman of the Committee also had interactions with each of the Directors and sought their feedback and suggestions on the overall Board Effectiveness and Directors performance.

A structured questionnaire covering various aspects of the Board's functioning such as adequacy of the composition of the Board and its Committees, Board culture, execution and performance of specific duties, obligations and governance was prepared based on the Guidance note issued by SEBI vide circular no, CMD/CIR/P/2017/004 dated 05.01.2017 and MCA vide Notification dated July 5, 2017 also prescribed that the provisions relating to review of performance of Independent Directors and evaluation mechanism, prescribed in Schedule IV of the Companies Act, 2013,

A separate exercise was carried out to evaluate the performance of individual directors including the Chairman of the Board who were evaluated on parameters such as guidance/ support to management outside Board/ Committee meetings, degree of fulfillment of key responsibilities, effectiveness of meetings etc.

In addition, pursuant to the provisions of Schedule IV to the Companies Act, 2013 the Independent Directors reviewed the performance of the Non-Independent Directors and of the Board as a whole, performance of the Chairman of the Board taking into account the views of all the Directors, and the quality, quantity and timeliness of flow of information between the Company management and the Board and its sufficiency for the Board to effectively perform its duties.

19. SUBSIDIARIES, JOINT VENTURES & ASSOCIATE COMPANIES

There is no Subsidiary, Joint Ventures and Associate Companies during the Financial Year 2022-23.

20. PARTICULARS OF EMPLOYEES AND REMUNERATION

The information required under Section 197(12) of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 5(2) and (3) of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, is annexed to this report as Annexure III. None of the employees listed in the said Annexure is related to any Director of the Company.

21. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

FY 2022-23 was the year of transition of HR function, from being a mere support function to a strategic business partner, as the department redefined the work & the workforce to become an integral part of the business. The last three years of pandemic taught the Company successfully dealing with supply chain crisis, circumventing inflation, managing hybrid work environment, and maintaining continuous business growth amid these disturbances.

Your Company has more than 187 branches across PAN INDIA, NEPAL and operational set ups into BHUTAN and BANGLADESH (upto border) and the total Manpower of the Company as on March 31, 2023 was 478 employees which include Executives and Non-Executives. In order to increase the professional culture in the Company, 78 employees were appointed through Interview and written test during the year.

TRAINING AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

As a measure of capacity building including up-gradation of employees' skill and to ensure high delivery of performance, training and HRD continued to receive priority during the financial year.

Training and Human Resource policy of the Company aims and sharpening business skills and competence required for better employee performance and provides all possible opportunities and support to the employees to improve their performance and productivity. Training was also provided to promote better understanding of professional requirements as well as to aware employees towards socio-economic environment in which business of the Company is carried out.

S NO TRAINING

DATE

VENUE

1. Training in E way bill

23.04.2022

Corporate office training room

2. New invoicing for Accounts

12.05.2022

Corporate office training room

3. New invoicing for Accounts

18.05.2022

For South region in Chennai

4. Operational training review

21.06.2022

Corporate office training room

5. Training in E way bill

01.09.2022

Corporate office training room

6. Documentation Operation

25.11.2022

Corporate office training room

7. Fleet Management

03.01.2023

Corporate office training room

8.Operational training. review

02.02.2023

Cuttack office

9.Operational training. review

05.03.2023

Joda

REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN EMPLOYEES

As on March 31, 2023, the Company has 8 women employees, which represent 1.67% of the total work force. There is no discrimination of employees on the basis of gender. An internal compliant committee has been constituted to look after the welfare and provide protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace.

•AWARDS AND RECOGNITION TO EMPLOYEES

Employees' management is the backbone of your Company and it is regarded as one of the important resources for the success of NECC. Over the years, your Company has strengthened its HR processes to ensure continual development and growth of its employees. In order to build the right organizational culture, the Company distributes various awards and recognition in terms of their performance, capabilities, communication skills, coordination etc. on quarterly or half yearly basis. Though NECC is an equal opportunity employer, special focus is given to employees for enhance their diversity and knowledge.

The Company got the award from Grow Care India Business Excellence Award in March 2023.

22. DISCLOSURE UNDER THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE

(PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT, 2013

In line with the provisions of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013, every employer of a workplace shall constitute an "Internal Compliant Committee" for redressal of compliant(s) against sexual harassment of women employees. Your Company has about 8 women employees in various cadres including Permanent, contractual, temporary and trainees. The Internal Compliant Committee aims to provide protection to employees at the workplace and prevent and redress complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected or incidental thereto, with the objective of providing a safe working environment, where employees feel secure.

There was no complaint received from any employee during the financial year 2022-23 and hence no complaint is outstanding as on March 31, 2023 for redressal.

23. STATUTORY DISCLOSURES

1. There was no change in the nature of business of the Company during the financial year 2022-23.

2. The Company has not accepted any deposits within the meaning of Section 73 of the Companies Act, 2013 during the financial year 2022-23.

3. No significant and material orders were passed by the regulators or courts or tribunals impacting the going concern status and Company's operations in future.

4. The Company maintains an adequate system of Internal Controls including suitable monitoring procedures, which ensure accurate and timely financial reporting of various transactions, efficiency of operations and compliance with statutory laws, regulations and Company policies. For more details, please refer to the "Management Discussion and Analysis" annexed to this report.

5. The Company has not issued any Stock options to the Directors' or any employee of the Company.

6. Information on composition, terms of reference and number of meetings of the Board & its Committees held during the year, establishment of vigil mechanism/whistle blower policy and web-links for familiarization/training policy of Directors, Policy on Materiality of Related Party Transactions and Dealing with Related Party Transactions and Policy for determining Material Subsidiaries, Compensation to Key Managerial Personnel, Sitting fees to Independent Directors, etc. have been provided in the Report on Corporate Governance, prepared in compliance of provisions of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015, as amended from time to time, which forms part of the Annual Report.

7. Independent Directors were appointed on the Board of Directors of the Company during the financial year 2022-23, requiring disclosure to be made under Rule 8(5)(iiia) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014.

8. The Company is compliant with the applicable Secretarial Standards issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

24. MATERIAL CHANGES AFFECTING THE COMPANY

RIGHT ISSUE OF THE COMPANY

Pursuant to the consent of the Board of Directors of the Company being accorded on July 05, 2022 for issuance of the equity shares of the Company by way of a rights issue to the eligible equity shareholders of the Company, the Board of Directors at its meeting held on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 has approved the terms and conditions for Rights Issue of up to 4,51,77,602 partly paid-up Equity Shares with face value of Rs. 10.00/- each (‘Rights Shares') for cash at a price of Rs. 18.00/- (‘Issue Price') per Right Shares including a premium of Rs.8.00/- per Rights Shares aggregating up to Rs. 8,131.97 Lakhs payable on Application Rs. 9.00/- and balance

Rs. 9.00/- payable on First and Final call in the ratio of 9 (Nine) Equity Shares for every 10 (Ten) fully paid-up Equity Shares held by the Eligible Equity Shareholders of the Company.

The Board of Directors at its meeting held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 has fixed friday, June 02, 2023 as the record date for the purpose of determining the equity shareholders entitled to receive the rights entitlement in the Rights Issue. The Offer period for the eligible securities commenced on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 and end on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. [both days inclusive].

On Monday, July 17, 2023, the Rights Issue Committee of the Company approved the allotment of 4,51,77,602 partly paid-up equity shares to the successful Shareholders.

The Company has duly received the Listing Approval on July 19, 2023 & Trading approval on July 21, 2023 for the aforesaid partly paid up equity shares from BSE Ltd & National Stock Exchange of India limited after completing the requisite formalities.

The Synopsis of the Right Issue are as follows:

i Instrument :

Partly-paid up equity shares

ii Stock Exchanges :

BSE Ltd & National Stock Exchange of India Limited

ii Total no. of Rights Equity : shares proposed to be issued

4,51,77,602 partly paid-up equity shares of face value of 10.00/- each for cash at a price of 18.00/- per rights equity share amount aggregating to 8131.97 Lakhs

iii Issue Price :

18.00/- per partly paid-up Equity Share On Application 9.00 per Equity Share

iv Record Date :

Friday, June 02, 2023 for the purpose of determining the equity shareholders entitled to receive the rights entitlement in the rights issue ["Eligible Equity Shareholders"].

v Rights entitlement ratio :

Ratio of 9 Rights Equity Shares for Every 10 Fully Paid-Up Equity Share held by the Eligible Equity Shareholders on the Record Date i.e. Friday, June 02, 2023.

vi Issue period :

(a) Issue opening date

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

(b) Issue closing date

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 [both days inclusive]

vii Lead Manager to the Issue :

CapitalSquare Advisors Private Limited

viii Registrar to the Issue :

Purva Sharegistry (India) Private Limited

ix Banker to the Issue :

Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited

x Gross subscription % :

108.08%

xi Date of Allotment :

July 17, 2023

xii Listing Approval from Stock : Exchanges

July 19, 2023

xiii Trading Approval from Stock : Exchanges

July 21, 2023

The Company has successfully closed the right issue by July 2023 which was oversubscribed by the shareholders.

25. MAINTENANCE OF COST RECORDS

The Central Government has not prescribed the maintenance of cost records for the products/services of the Company under Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules, 2014, read with Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Amendment Rules, 2014 prescribed by the Central Government under Section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013. Accordingly, Cost Accounts and Records are not required to be maintained by the Company

26. POLICIES

We seek to promote and follow the highest level of ethical standards in all our business transactions guided by our value system. The SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure

Requirements) Regulations, 2015 mandated the formulation of certain policies for all listed companies.

All our corporate governance policies are available on our website i.e. www.neccgroup.com

27. STATUTORY AND OTHER INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

Information required to be furnished as per the Companies Act, 2013 and SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 and other applicable statutory provisions is annexed to this report as under:

Particulars

Annexure

Particulars of Contracts or Arrangement with Related Parties

I

Secretarial Audit Report issued by the Secretarial Auditor of the Company

II

Particulars of Employees and Remuneration as per Rule 5 of The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014.

III

28. ‘THINK GREEN, GO GREEN' INITIATIVE

The Companies Act, 2013 permits companies to send documents like Notice of Annual General Meeting, Annual Report and other documents through electronic means to its members at their registered email addresses. As a responsible Corporate Citizen, the Company has actively supported the implementation of ‘Green Initiative' of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)and effected electronic delivery of Notices and Annual Reports to shareholders, whose email IDs are registered.

Further, pursuant to Section 108 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Rule 20 of the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014, the Company is providing e-voting facility to all members to enable them to cast their votes electronically in respect of resolutions set forth in the Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Company will also be conducting the AGM this year through Video Conferencing / Other Audio Visual Means. Members can refer to the detailed instructions for e-voting and electronic participation in the AGM, as provided in the Notice of the AGM.

Members, who have not registered their e-mail addresses so far, are requested to register their e-mail address with the Registrar and Share Transfer Agent (R&TA) of the Company/Depository Participant (DP) of the respective member and take part in the Green Initiative of the Company.

29. WHISTLE BLOWER MECHANISM

Pursuant to Section 177(9) of the Act, a vigil mechanism has been established for Directors and employees to report to the management, instances of unethical, actual or suspected, fraud or violation of the Company's code of conduct or ethics policy. The Ethics and Whistle Blower Policy provides for direct access to the Chairperson of the Audit Committee. The policy is available on the Company's website and can be accessed at:

http://neccgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Vigil-Mecchanism-Policy.pdf

30. THE INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY CODE, 2016

During the year under review, there is no application made/proceeding pending against the Company under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

31. VALUATION AT THE TIME OF ONE TIME SETTLEMENT

During the year under review, the Company has not entered in any one time settlement with any of the Banks/Financial Institutions and therefore, the relevant disclosures are not applicable to the Company.

32. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The Board of Directors place on record their sincere appreciation for the continued support and goodwill of the esteemed Shareholders, Bankers, Financial Institutions, Business partners and other Stakeholders. The Directors also thank to M/s, Nemani Garg Agarwal & Co, Statutory Auditor and M/s Ashish Kumar Friends & Co., Secretarial Auditor and other professionals for their valued contribution. The Directors also sincerely appreciate and thank all the employees of the Company for their valuable contribution and dedicated efforts in steering the Company to excellent performance for yet another year in succession.

On Behalf of the Board of Director of

Place: Delhi

North Eastern Carrying Corporation Limited

Date: August 25, 2023

Sd/

(Sunil Kumar Jain)

Chairman and Managing Director

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