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Shareholders who have not yet encashed their dividend warrants for the years 2012-2012 to 2018-2019 may approach to the Company with a request letter quoting their Ledger Folio numbers / DP & Client ID , email address and contact number along with Self-attested Copy of PAN Card, a Cancelled Cheque Leaf and dividend warrant(s) (if any) for revalidation/claim at Registered Address of the Company.

The details of Dividend paid by the Company and the respective due dates of transfer of unclaimed / uncashed dividend to the Investor Education and Protection Fund of the Central Government is as below:
Date of Declaration Financial Year Of Dividend Due date of transfer to the IEPF
September 10, 2013 2012-2013 October, 2020
September 24, 2014 2013-2014 October, 2021
September 16, 2015 2014-2015 October, 2022
September 14, 2016 2015-2016 October, 2023
September 13, 2017 2016-2017 October, 2024
September 21, 2018 2017-2018 October, 2025
August 30, 2019 2018-2019 September, 2026

The unclaimed dividend amount for the financial years 2011-2012 and 3,76,418 Equity Shares related to said unclaimed dividend for the financial years 2011-2012 have been credited to Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF).

Refund to Claimants from Fund:

The claimants whose shares and/or dividend have been transferred by the Company to Investor Education and Protection Fund may claim the shares and/or apply for refund by submitting online application in Form No. IEPF-5 along with related documents mentioned in instruction kit available on website of IEPF Authority www.iepf.gov.in .

Contact Details
Mr. Anil Malik, Nodal Officer anil.malik@adityabirla.com
Mr. Mahesh Bhomia, Deputy Nodal Officer mahesh.bhomia@adityabirla.com
Green Initiative In Corporate Governance – Service of Documents in Electronic Form

As you are aware, Ministry of Corporate Affairs Government of India (MCA) vide its Circular(s) Nos. 17 and 18 dated 21st April, 2011 and 29th April, 2011 respectively has now allowed the companies to send Notices of General Meetings/other Notices, Audited Financial Statements, Director’s Report, Auditor’s Report etc. henceforth to their shareholders electronically as a part of its Green Initiative in Corporate Governance.

Keeping in view the aforesaid green initiative of MCA, your Company shall send the Annual Report and other documents to its shareholders in electronic form at the e-mail address provided by them and made available to us by the Depository.

Unclaimed Shares in Physical Form

Regulation 39(4) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 provides the manner of dealing with shares issued in physical form pursuant to public issue or any other issue which remains unclaimed with the Company. In compliance with the provisions of Listing Regulations, the Company has sent three reminders to the shareholders whose share certifi cates are lying unclaimed.

Disclosures pursuant to Regulation 39(4) of defi ne are as below:

  • Aggregate number of shareholders and outstanding shares lying in Unclaimed Suspense account lying as at 1st April, 2017:
    4,164 shareholders holding 1,282,492 equity shares of the Company.
  • Number of shareholders who approached the issuer for transfer of shares from Unclaimed Suspense Account during the year.
    26 shareholders 6,820 equity shares of the Company.
  • Number of shareholders to whom shares were transferred from Unclaimed Suspense Account during the year.
    26 shareholders 6,820 equity shares of the Company.
    During the year 3,051 shareholders holding 719,776 equity shares were transferred to Investor Education and Protection Fund Account.
  • Aggregate number of shareholders and outstanding shares lying in Unclaimed Suspense Account as at 31st March, 2018.
    1,087 shareholders holding 555,896 equity shares of the Company.
Investor services
  • Equity Shares of the Company are under compulsory demat trading by all investors, with effect from 5th April, 1999. Considering the advantages of scrip less trading, shareholders are requested to consider dematerialization of their shareholding so as to avoid inconvenience in future.
  • Shareholders/Benefi cial Owners are requested to quote their Folio No./DP & Client ID Nos., as the case may be, in all correspondence with the Company. All correspondences regarding shares & debentures of the Company should be addressed to the Investor Service Department of the Company at Ahura Centre, 1st Floor, ‘B’ Wing, 82, Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400 093 and not to any other offi ce(s) of the Company.
  • Shareholders holding shares in physical form are requested to notify to the Company, change in their address/ Pin Code number and Bank Account details promptly by written request under the signatures of sole / fi rst joint holder. Benefi cial Owners of shares in demat form are requested to send their instructions regarding change of name, change of address, bank details, nomination, power of attorney, etc. directly to their DP.
  • To prevent fraudulent encashment of dividend warrants, members are requested to provide their Bank Account Details (if not provided earlier) to the Company (if shares are held in physical form) or to DP (if shares are held in demat form), as the case may be, for printing of the same on their dividend warrants.
  • Non-resident members are requested to immediately notify:-
    1. change in their residential status on return to India for permanent settlement;
    2. Particulars of their NRE Bank Account with a bank in India, if not furnished earlier
  • In case of loss/misplacement of share certifi cate, investors should immediately lodge a FIR/Complaint with the police and inform to Company along with original or certifi ed copy of FIR/acknowledged copy of the complaint.
  • For expeditious transfer of shares, shareholders should fi ll in complete and correct particulars in the transfer deed. wherever applicable registration number of Power of Attorney should also be quoted in the transfer deed at the appropriate place.
    Further please note that Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI), vide its Circular No MRD/DoP/Cir- 05/2009 dated 20th May 2009, has made it mandatory for the transferee(s) to furnish the copy of the PAN Card to the Company for registration of physical transfer of shares.
    Investors therefore are requested to furnish the self attested copy of PAN card at the time of sending the physical transfer of shares.
  • Shareholders are requested to keep record of their specimen signature before lodgment of shares with the Company to obviate possibility of difference in signature at a later date.
  • Shareholders(s) of the Company who have multiple accounts in identical name(s) or holding more than one Share Certifi cates in the same name under different Ledger Folio(s) are requested to apply for consolidation of such Folio(s) and send the relevant Share Certifi cates to the Company.
  • Shareholders are requested to give us their valuable suggestions for improvement of our investor services.
  • Shareholders are requested to quote their E-mail Ids, Telephone/Fax numbers for prompt reply to their communication.
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India has by its Circular No. SEBI/HO/DOP1/CIR/P/2018/73 dated 20th April, 2018 has mandated to register PAN and bank account details for the security of the holders holding securities in physical form.
    The security holders whose folio(s) do not have complete details relating to their PAN and Bank Account, or where there is any change in the bank account details provided earlier, have to compulsorily furnish the details to the Company/Depository Participant for registration/updation.
  • Pursuant to SEBI Listing Regulations as amended, effective from 5th December, 2018, and BSE Circular No. LIST/COMP/15/2018 dated July 05, 2018 SEBI has mandated that transfer of securities would be carried out in dematerialized form only.
  • Accordingly request for effecting transfer of securities shall not be processed unless the securities are held in the Dematerialised form with the depository with effect from 5th December 2018. Hence the Company will not be accepting any request for transfer of shares in physical form with effect from 5th December, 2018. This restriction shall not be applicable to the request received for transmission or transposition of physical shares.
Investor Services
  • Complaints received during the year:
Nature of complaints 2017-18 2016-17
Received Cleared Received Cleared
Relating to Transfers, Transmissions Dividend, Interest, Redemption, Demat – Remat, Rights Issue and Change of Address etc. 22 22 18 18
  • Shares pending for transfer : Nil