• Companies (Disclosure of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988: Bare Act

  • 2. Every company shall, in the report of its board of directors.-disclose particulars with respect to the following matters, namely:- A. Conservation of energy-

    (a) energy conservation measures taken;

    (b) additional investments and proposals, if any, being implemented for reduction of consumption of energy;

    (c) impact of the measures at (a) and (b) above for reduction of energy consumption and consequent impact on the cost of production of goods;

    (d) total energy consumption and energy consumption per unit of production as per Form A of the Annexure in respect of industries specified in the Schedule thereto.

    B. Technology absorption-

    (e) efforts made in technology absorption as per Form B of the Annexure:

    C. Foreign exchange earnings and outgo-

    (f) activities relating to exports; initiatives taken to increase exports; development of new export markets for products and services and export plans:

    (g) total foreign exchange used and earned.

    FORM A : Form for disclosure of particulars with respect to conservation of energy

    (See rule 2)

    A. Power and fuel consumption

    1. Electricity

    (a) Purchased

    Current year

    Previous year




    Total amount






    (b) Own generation



    (i) Through diesel generator






    Units per ltr. of diesel oil






    (ii) Through steam turbine/generator






    Units per ltr. of fuel oil/gas






    2. Coal (specify quality and where used)



    Quantity (tonnes)



    Total cost



    Average rate



    3. Furnace oil



    Quantity (k ltrs.)



    Total amount



    Average rate



    4. Others/internal generation (please give details)






    Total cost











    Standards (if any)

    Current year


    Previous year


    Products (with details) unit


    Furnace oil

    Coal (specify quality)

    Others (specify)





    (1) Please give separate details for different products/items produced by the company and covered under these rules.

    (2) Please give reasons for variation in the consumption of power and fuel from standards of previous year.

    (3) In case of production of different varieties/specifications consumption details may be given for equivalent production.

    SCHEDULE: List of industries which should furnish information in Form A

    (See rule 2)

    1. Textile

    2. Fertilizer

    3. Aluminum

    4. Steel

    5 . Refineries

    6. Petro-chemicals and chemicals

    7. Cement

    8. Dairy and food processing

    9. Cold storage plant

    10. Electric arc furnaces

    11. Chlor alkali

    12. Edible oil

    13. Engineering (Steel forging and re-rolling)

    14. Glass

    15. Jute

    16. Paper

    17. Refractory and pottery

    18. Tea

    19. Tyre

    20. Sugar

    21. Drugs and pharmaceuticals


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