The Supreme Court Advocates-On- Record Association has introduced the "SCAORA Covid-19 Surge Affected Financial Assistance Scheme, 2021" to provide one-time ex gratia amount of Rs. 25,000/- to such Advocates on Record (AOR) who test positive.
For this purpose, the Association will utilize Supreme Court AOR Welfare Trust.
The decision was taken at a virtual meeting of the Association's Executive Committee on Sunday, April 25.
SCAORA has further announced that it may discretionally consider the application of an Advocate who is not an AOR, in exceptional circumstances.
The Association has announced that an AOR, who has not availed the benefits of this scheme in the past, may apply to SCAORA along with the undertaking that he has been tested positive of COVID-19 and is admitted in hospital for treatment.
Such AOR shall be required to furnish:
- COVID 19 positive test report
- Hospital admission records for treatment of COVID-19
Each application will be scrutinized as to its veracity and sanctioned only after due approval by the Executive Committee of SCAORA.
Eligible Advocates may email the applications to [email protected]
The following details to be provided in the application:
- Full Name
- Date of Birth
- Mob. No.
- Email id:
- Date of Enrolment
- AOR CODE
- Whether the AOR is insured for health care/ mediclaim: Yes Or No – (If 'Yes' and insured; Whether the insurance policy covers the hospitalisation)
- Annual income
The applicant will also be required to furnish his/her Bank Account details:
- Name of the account holder as per the bank records
- Name of the Bank
- Account Number
- Type of Account
- IFSC Code
- Branch Name