• Total Membership : 537
  • Last DFC Paid to member : Rs.231750
  • Expired member : 13


Q : Who can join DVl Welfare Trust ?

Ans : Any life member of IADVL, irrespective of age is eligible to become a Regular Member of the scheme. Family members of Life members of IADVL can also join the scheme as Beneficiary Members.

Q : What is DVL Welfare Trust ?

Ans : It is the Mutual Benefit scheme along with benefit of professional Indemnity coverage promoted by Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologist.

Team IADVL & DVL Welfare Trust request you to join.

Q : What is Professional Indemnity Policy ?

Ans : The word indemnity means security or protection against a financial liability. This policy is mean for professionals to cover any financial liability failing on them as a result of errors and omissions committed by them whilst rendering professional service to any client/patients, depending on the cover/limit taken by the professional.

For life members of IADVL who volunteer to have professional legal cover, this option is available. However, they necessarily have to be members of DVL trust as well. Annual legal fee is based as per type of Dermatology practice:

  1. The Consultant with only office practice will have to pay Rs. 1000/- per year;
  2. The consultant with practice of cosmetic, laser & other Dermato surgical procedures will have to pay Rs. 3000/- per year; to cover these procedural events or litigations.

The indemnity coverage will be Rs. 7,00,000 (Rupees seven lakhs) per case and Rs. 15,00,000 (Rupees Fifteen lakhs only) aggregate per year.

Q : Why Indemnity policy for Doctors & Clinics/ Medical Centres ?

Ans :

  • The numbers of legal cases accusing doctors/ medical centres for negligence are increasing.
  • With very high claims cases being filed by patients/ families against medical professionals, it is critical for medical professionals now to have an indemnity policy that protects the financially in case the Courts/ Consumer forums verdict goes against them.
  • It allows professionals to carry out their work with greater confidence and peace of mind as it not just protect the doctors but also the non medical staff.

Q : Who can take Indemnity policy ?

Ans : Any IADVL Member who is a member of DVL Welfare Trust can take Indemnity policy. He should be registered with any State Medical Council/ Medical Council of India.

Medical Establishments / Clinics indemnity policy is being offered to the members who have taken the Indemnity policy offered by DVL Welfare Trust. This facility is being offered through Legal MD Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.