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SCBA Announces One Time Ex Gratia Of Rs. 25,000/- For Covid Affected Members; Upto 1L Additional Aid For Hospitalised Members

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12 May 2021 1:43 PM GMT
SCBA Announces One Time Ex Gratia Of Rs. 25,000/- For Covid Affected Members; Upto 1L Additional Aid For Hospitalised Members
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The Supreme Court Bar Association has decided to grant Rs. 25,000/- as one-time ex-gratia to its members who are diagnosed Covid-19 positive under the SCBA COVID-19 Grant Scheme 2021. The scheme shall be available for members who have been afflicted with the virus on or after March 1, 2021. Eligible members may send their application to: [email protected] Members will...

The Supreme Court Bar Association has decided to grant Rs. 25,000/- as one-time ex-gratia to its members who are diagnosed Covid-19 positive under the SCBA COVID-19 Grant Scheme 2021.

The scheme shall be available for members who have been afflicted with the virus on or after March 1, 2021.

Eligible members may send their application to: [email protected].

Members will be required to provide a certification from any recognised Testing Lab/ Hospital/ Mohalla Clinic/ Government Authority in this regard.

The Association has also announced that any member who has been hospitalised for upto 7 days on account of Covid shall be eligible for a further sum of Rs. 25,000/- in addition to the abovesaid grant.

In case a member is hospitalised between 8 — 14 days on account of Covid, then he/ she shall be eligible for a further sum of Rs. 50,000/- in addition to the one-time ex-gratia.

Members hospitalised for more than 15 — 21 days on account of Covid shall be eligible for a further sum of Rs. 75,000/- in addition to the one-time ex-gratia.

Any member who is hospitalised for more than 21 days on account of Covid shall be eligible for a further sum of Rs. 1,00,000/- in addition to the one-time ex-gratia.

Formalities to avail benefits

The benefit will be extended only to members whose. Average taxable income for the Financial Years 2016 —17, 2017 — 18 or 2018 — 19 is less than Rs. 10,00,000/-.

In case of non-availability of the said information, self-declaration to the aforesaid effect will be considered as a valid proof. However, the member shall be obligated to furnish the details as required herein at the earliest and latest by 31.12.2021.

Members availing such benefits will also have to produce 10 ten appearances between 2016— 2021 in any of the calendar years or cumulative 15 appearances in any 2 years between 2016 - 2021.

In case the name of the member appears even once in the voter list between 2016 — 2020 are exempted from providing the appearances as mentioned above.

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