Cash Flow (Consolidated)

(Rs. : Million)
  For the year ended
For the year ended 31st March, 31 March 2018 31 March 2017

Cash flow from operating activities

 
Net profit before tax 8,590.82   7,376.42
Adjustments:    
Depreciation and amortisation expense 4,150.49 2,913.99
Loss on sale/ disposal/ discard/ impairment of property, plant and equipment (net) 41.10 63.44
Finance costs 2,842.83 3,411.08
Employee share-based payment expense - 0.01
Amortisation of Foreign Currency Monetary Item Translation Difference (25.25) 67.15
Unrealised foreign exchange loss (including mark-to-market on forward contracts) (3.74) 12.60
Interest income (51.30) (87.79)
Income/gain on investments at fair value through P&L (75.88) -
Dividend on investments (0.14) (1.47)
  6,878.11 6,379.01
Operating cash flow before working capital changes 15,468.93 13,755.43
Increase in trade receivables, loans, other financial assets and other assets (1,404.10) (835.94)
(Increase)/decrease in inventories (1,348.78) (328.82)
Increase/(decrease) in trade payables, other financial liabilities, other liabilities and provisions 2,894.35 1,533.55
Cash generated from operations 15,610.40 14,124.22
Income tax paid (net of refund) (2,578.40) (1,439.35)
Net cash generated from operating activities 13,032.00 12,684.87
Cash flow from investing activities    
Purchase of property, plant and equipment, other intangible assets (including capital work-in-progress and intangible assets under development) (4,890.85) (4,641.94)
Sale of property, plant and equipment 53.51 19.01
Purchase of investments (195.72) (112.33)
Sale of investments 79.45 185.89
Payment for acquisition of business (Refer Note 41) (1,305.12 -
Movement in other bank balances* (9.79) 11.98
Interest received 91.42 31.97
Dividend received 0.14 1.47
Net cash used in investing activities (6,176.96) (4,503.95)
Cash flow arising from financing activities    
Proceeds from issue of shares by Trust on exercise of stock options 10.23 77.37
Proceeds from long term borrowings** - 21,302.03
Repayment of long term borrowings** (6,143.82) (20,453.52)
Proceeds from short term borrowings (net of repayments) (134.63) (4,936.93)
Receipt of capital subsidy - 2.20
Dividend paid (including dividend distribution tax) (560.30) (558.65
Finance costs paid (2,182.83) (2,291.17)
Net cash used in financing activities (9,011.35) (6,858.67)
* 87.45 million (31 March 2017: 87.26 million) has restricted use.                                               
** Revolver facility of Jubilant HollisterStier LLC is presented on net basis       

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