LAKSHMANAS MEMBERSHIP

Registration and records maintenance charges for the current year : If you like to get Lakshmanas suggestions through post, e- mail or Telephone you can join as a member by paying ‘registration fees’ and ‘advance for suggestions’.



Registration fees : The members can get registered for the current year at Lakshmanas by paying an amount of Rs 1000 per member per year as registration charges which will be used to create, maintain records and update information regarding the members for the current year from 1st January to 31st December(for those who join in the first half of the year irrespective of the date of joining) or 1st July to 30th June (for those who join in the second half of the year irrespective of the date of joining).You can get 2 free single suggestion or one multiple suggestion for that year.



Family registration : When 2 family members are registered for 1000 each, the next 2 family members can be registered for Rs 600 per member per year. However the renewal fees will be Rs 600 per year for all.Family registration-When 2 family members are registered for 1000 each, the next 2 family members can be registered for Rs 600 per member per year. However the renewal fees will be Rs 600 per year for all.



Free suggestions : For those who pay registration fees of 1000 for the year 2 free single or 1 multiple suggestion will be free and for those who pay a registration fees Rs 600 one single suggestion will be free for that year. Free suggestions should be used with in the year and will not be carried for the next year. There will be no single or multiple free suggestions for renewal.



Validity : The membership will be valid only for one year from January to December ( for those who join in the first half of the year) or July to June (for those who join in the second half of the year ) regardless the date of entry. Even if you join in February, March etc, the validity will end by 31 st December and the membership should be renewed from 1st January of next year. For those who join after July the validity will end by 30 th June and the membership should be renewed from 1st July of next year.



Advance for suggestions : If you like to get ‘Lakshmanas suggestions’ by phone or e- mail or post, you can pay Rs 500 or more per family as advance for suggestions which will be deducted at a rate of 100 -300 per suggestion depending upon the experts and extra charges for phone or postal expenses. The fees will be deducted from this advance for suggestions. If any specialty opinion like cardiology, neurology or orthopedic opinion is sought their fees will be used from this advance with your consent. Once this advance amount is over you can pay advance again. Once the advance money is deducted, the members can pay extra amount of Rs 500 or more at any time (with in the current year of suggestion) before next suggestion which can be used for further suggestions. If more than one year is lapsed, you should register fresh by paying Rs 1000 for the record maintenance for the current year as specified above.



CHARGES : Charges for Lakshmanas suggestion will vary from center to center. It will be vary from 100 – 300 per single suggestion by single doctor depending upon the specialist. Sometimes it can be more or less depending upon the doctor / expert who is giving the suggestions. If specialist suggestion is needed the charges for the expert opinion will be collected as extra after getting consent from the member. Treatment or suggestion at a concessional rate or free of cost may be given for patients from lower socioeconomic class, poor farmers, those involved in national security including army persons which is at the discretion of the administrators.



Expert suggestion charges : If an expert suggestion is needed you will be informed about the charges of the expert and with your permission suggestions will be sought and their fees will be paid from your advance.



Mode of payment : The amount can be paid by cheque or demand draft in the
name of ‘A.Lakshmanaswamy’ payable at Pollachi/ Coimbatore/Chennai. If it is an out station cheque Rs 50 should be added to the amount. The amount will be recorded in your account and will be deducted according to the number of suggestions provided. The amount also can be paid in person. Fund transfer can be done in the name of ‘A.Lakshmanaswamy’.
Bank –Vijaya bank,
Coimbatore road, Pollachi,
Coimbatore district, Pin 642001.
Current account number -301100301000333
IFSC code – VIJB0003011



Renewal : Every year the membership should be renewed after getting approved by the administration by paying Rs 600 per member for updating and maintaining your records. The unused ‘advance for suggestions ‘ will be carried over to the next year. The extension of membership or admission is at the discretion of the administrators. If you do not follow the rules and regulations you will not be permitted to continue for the next year.



Refund : If the member wishes he can discontinue, the remaining amount from ‘advance for suggestions’ will be refunded after deducting the charges for suggestions and other charges like incidental charges. The balance amount in the’ advance for suggestions’ will be returned after deducting the charges as applicable.The charges for maintenance of records will not be refunded. Refund- If the member wishes he can discontinue, the remaining amount from ‘advance for suggestions’ will be refunded after deducting the charges for suggestions and other charges like incidental charges. The balance amount in the’ advance for suggestions’ will be returned after deducting the charges as applicable.The charges for maintenance of records will not be refunded.



Concession for poor : The poor patients, farmers can get registered by paying a concessional registration fees as approved by the administration. If you are poor you should give an application with details of your profession, income etc. If it is approved you will be charged less for registration and suggestion. The reduction in the fees is subject to the discretion of the administrators and the experts. Treatment at a concessional rate or free of cost which is at the discretion of the administrators may be given for patients from lower socioeconomic class



Termination of membership : The members are expected to maintain a good code of conduct and behavior. The rules and regulations should be strictly followed. If the administration is not satisfied with the conduct of the member the membership will be cancelled at any time. Mutual trust is an important factor. If there is no trust or if the code of conduct is violated the membership will be terminated and the member will not permitted to continue as a member for the current and next year. The decision to restrict the members is at the discretion of the administrators. The number of members will be restricted to a number that is manageable. Also if the members are not satisfied with the services they can request for a termination of membership. The advance for suggestions will be returned after deducting appropriate charges.



Records of members : The details of the members will be recorded with hints only for the purpose of reference for giving suggestions.The members has to update the treatment and complaints periodically which will be added to the records. The records can be sent by e- mail, post or providing a photocopy of the prescription personally at our office or satellite centres. Quote the membership number along with the details. When an opinion is sought the records will be reviewed and suggestions will be given. The original records should be maintained by the members. The records with us are not complete and will not be handed over to anyone.




INSTRUCTIONS TO LAKSHMANA’S MEMBERS

1) Treatment records : The original records should be maintained properly by the members and periodically updated. Only the details will be recorded for reference and research activities.



2) Clinical signs and symptoms record :Any abnormality noted in day to day life should be recorded. Also any predisposing or precipitating factors like intake of particular food should be noted. This will help in early diagnosis of many problems and research activities.



3)Diet record :vAlso a record of the food taken by the members should be recorded. For many disorders. food habits are suspected to be a cause or contributing factor. Hence a record of the food habits will help you to trace the causative factors. This will guide us to verify if food habits are the predisposing factors for the disease.



4)Avoid self care or self-medication :Do not try to provide the opinion to others based on our suggestions.The treatment and suggestions are individualized. The suggestions given to one member may not be applicable to others. Also the disease pattern and response will vary from place to place and in same place with seasons. Hence any one following such suggestions cannot blame us if any untoward incidences occur by following the advices without our follow-up.



Satellite Centers

The members can approach the following centers and get ‘Lakshmanas suggestions’. These canters only gives a helping hand and is no way responsible for the’ Lakshmanas suggestions’


Coimbatore : Sathya medical centre and hospital
58-63,Tatabad,Sivananda colony,
Coimbatore.Tamilnadu,641012.
Phone number 0422-2496989


2) Dharmapuri : Vishnu clinic,
61, Arumugachari street,
Tamilnadu mercantile bank upstairs,
Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu. 636701.
Phone number – 04342-63363.
cell number 9443263363