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SCAORA Launches COVID-19 Affected Financial Assistance Scheme, 2020

Radhika Roy
23 Jun 2020 2:38 PM GMT
SCAORA Launches COVID-19 Affected Financial Assistance Scheme, 2020
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The Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association has resolved to introduce the SCAORA COVID-19 AFFECTED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE SCHEME, 2020 from 17th June to 30th June, for an ex gratia amount of Rs. 25,000 for Advocates-on-Record only.

The Resolution states that any AOR wanting to avail the benefits of the scheme is required to apply to SCAORA along with the undertaking that the AOR has been tested positive for COVID-19 and has been admitted to a hospital for its treatment. The AOR will have to furnish a COVID-19 positive test report and hospital admission records for treatment of COVID-19.

Furthermore, personal details of the AOR have to be provided in the application, along with bank account details. This application will then be scrutinized as to its veracity and sanctioned only after due approval by the Executive Committee of SCAORA.

After the scrutiny and sanction of the application, the SC AOR WELFARE TRUST will transfer the amount to the account of the eligible AOR. The sole discretion for approval and non-approval of applications under the scheme shall vest exclusively with the EC of SCAORA.

The benefit of the scheme is one-time financial assistance offered as an ex gratia amount of Rs. 25,000. The last date for the email of applications is 30th June and the eligible AOR may email the same to [email protected]

Click here to download the Resolution Here 

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