check the article of associatiation or MOA ,if it authorise then it is valid and resolution in meeting must be passed in this behalf stating the co. or person to whom loan is provided..
Section 372A of the Companies Act, 1956 (The Act) deals with intercorporate Loan, Investment, Guarantee and Securities in connection with loan
The section applies to public companies only and thus not to private companies.
The section also does not apply loans, etc. made by the following companies:—
1.Banking, insurance or housing companies, in the ordinary course of their business;
2.Companies established with the object of financing industrial enterprises or of providing infrastructural facilities.
3. Company whose principal business is the acquisition of shares, stock, debentures or other securities.