Delhi Government is inviting online application for Chief Minister Advocate Welfare Scheme at www.law.delhigovt.nic.in. The state govt. has started an online application / registration facility for eligible lawyers to avail the benefits of CM Advocates Welfare Scheme. Online registrations or applications from lawyers has been started by the Delhi Law Department from 21 March 2020. All the eligible lawyers can apply online for this scheme.
All those advocates who are practicing in Delhi, registered with Delhi Bar Council and are also in voters list of Delhi will be able to apply for CM Advocate Welfare Scheme. IT department has released the Chief Minister Advocate Welfare Scheme online application form on the law department’s website.
Law department is also going to interact with all bar associations of Delhi. Moreover, Delhi Law Department will also send information by SMS to registered lawyers of Delhi Bar Council. The last date to apply online for CM Advocate Welfare Scheme will be 31 March 2020.
Delhi CM Advocate Welfare Scheme 2020 – Introduction
The state govt. of Delhi has made a provision of Rs. 50 crore budget for lawyers under the Chief Minister Advocates’ Welfare Scheme. An e-library with 10 computers would be setup in all district courts – Tis Hazari Court, Patiala House Court, Karkardooma Court, Saket Court, Dwarka Court and Rohini Court. This e-library will comprise of e-journal, web editions and other facilities. It includes SCC Online, Delhi Law Times as well as heavy-duty printers.
Now all courts will have the facility of crèche. The Delhi Cabinet had approved this proposal on 18 December 2019 last year. The lawyers will get group life insurance, family medical claim policy along with other facilities.
Apply Online for Delhi CM Advocate Welfare Scheme 2020
As we have mentioned above, the start date for registration of lawyers by filling Delhi CM Advocates Welfare Scheme Apply Online Form is 21 March 2020. All the eligible people can then fill the Chief Minister Advocate Welfare Scheme online application / registration form. Below is the complete process to apply online for Delhi CM Advocate Welfare Scheme 2020.
- Firstly visit the official website at law.delhigovt.nic.in
- At the homepage, click at the “Registration under Chief Ministers Advocates Welfare Scheme” link. In the next window, click at the link “Click Here to Fill Application Form“.
- Then the Delhi CM Advocates Welfare Scheme Online Registration Form 2020 will appear as shown below:-
- Accordingly, candidates can fill in all the details and complete the Delhi CM Advocates Welfare Scheme online application form filling process.
The online registration process begins at 21/03/2020 (9:30 a.m) and application forms are out. Check the eligibility criteria, highlights of this scheme and other details.
CM Advocate Welfare Scheme Eligibility Criteria
All the applicants must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to become eligible for CM Advocate Welfare Scheme 2020:-
- Applicant must be a lawyer who is practicing in Delhi.
- He / She must be enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi.
- Applicant’s name must be present in the voters list of Delhi.
All the applicant lawyers of CM Advocates Welfare Scheme would be able to avail the following benefits:-
a) Group (Term) Insurance for practising advocates providing life cover of Rs. 10,00,000/- (Rupees Ten Lakhs) per advocate.
b) Group Medi-claim coverage for the advocates, their spouse and two dependent children up to the age of 25 years, for a family floater sum insured of Rs. 5,00,000.
c)E-library with 10 computers loaded with e-journals and web editions of e-journals, alongwith printers in all the 6 district courts.
d) Creche facility for advocates and staff employees in each of the 6 district courts.
All the candidates must apply online and fill CM Advocates Welfare Scheme online application / registration form within the specified timelines:-
|Start Date of Registration||21 March 2020 at 9.30 a.m|
|Last Date of Registration||31 March 2020|
CM Advocates Welfare Scheme – Background
The Law Department of Delhi had held an important meeting regarding the Chief Minister’s Advocate Welfare Scheme on March 16 and discussed the benefits of the scheme. Afterwards, Delhi Law Minister Kailash Gehlot has issued a Notification to CM Advocate Welfare Scheme on 17 March 2020.
A 13-member committee of lawyers was formed on 29 November 2019 to submit its report on how to implement the welfare scheme for lawyers. The committee submitted its report to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on 12 December 2019. The committee made four major proposals in its report. It includes group insurance, medical policy, e-library and crèche in court premises.