Tag: Kalia Scheme

KALIA scheme: Protests, violence mar enrolment process

Bhubaneswar: From Jagatsinghpur to Balasore, Sundergarh to Puri; tension prevailed in different parts of the State today owing to irregularities in distribution of enrolment forms for the KALIA scheme. Not only protests but violence was triggered by the rush among people to get themselves enrolled into the scheme which promises cash benefits to beneficiaries in […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
KALIA scheme is like ‘old wine in new bottle’: NNKS

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha government announced Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme for supporting small and marginal farmers and landless agricultural labourers in the State, the Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) spear heading the ongoing farmers’ agitation dubbed the scheme as old wine in new bottle. At a presser held today, NNKS […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Odisha announces Rs 10k-crore KALIA scheme for farmers

Bhubaneswar: With the farm loan waiver issue heating up the political landscape across the country, the Odisha government today announced Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme for supporting small and marginal farmers and landless agricultural labourers in the state. The total expenditure under KALIA scheme will be around Rs 10,000 crore over […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Odisha CM Naveen inaugurates slew of projects in Ganjam

Berhampur: Ahead of the crucial general elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated and laid foundation stone for several projects worth Rs 1011 crore during a farmers’ convention (Krushaksamabesh) held in Ganjam district today. Besides laying foundation stone, Patnaik distributed agricultural equipment and financial assistance to the beneficiaries under the recently launched KALIA scheme […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Opposition questions beneficiary selection criteria for KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: Many eyebrows rose when Odisha government today announced that the beneficiaries under the newly-launched Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme would receive monetary assistance by January 26. With only two days left for the farmers to file enrolment applications, the Opposition has questioned the method of selection of beneficiaries in such […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Politics In Odisha Heats Up Over KALIA, PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi Schemes

BJP alleged that many farmers in the State are being deprived of the advantages of the centrally-sponsored scheme as the Odisha government is not providing the list of beneficiaries to the Union government.

  • Saturday, 15 May 2021
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Odisha Govt Releases Rs 920 Crore To 42 Lakh Farmers In State Under Kalia Scheme

Odisha government on Friday released another installment of financial assistance to farmers in the State under the KALIA scheme. 

  • Friday, 14 May 2021
Farmers gherao panchayat office alleging irregularities in KALIA scheme

Balasore: Farmers gheraoed the Rasalpur panchayat office in Balasore district today alleging irregularities in distribution of cash benefits under KALIA scheme. The agitated farmers even detained the nodal officer, Ramachandra Dhal inside his office. As per the allegations made by the farmers, two to three persons from a single family are receiving benefits while eligible […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
PM KISAN vs KALIA: The politics & problems of plenty

Bhubaneswar: First it was Telangana’s Rythu Bandhu, then Odisha’s Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) and now Central government’s Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM KISAN) – schemes offering direct cash benefits to farmers are popping out of nowhere in plentitude. With elections round the corner, many believe that the Centre has, on […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Scholarship scheme announced for children of KALIA beneficiaries

Keonjhar: With an aim to provide financial assistance to children of farmers to pursue higher education, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a scholarship scheme – ‘KALIA Chhatra Bruti’. The announcement came during a farmers’ rally in Keonjhar today. “I want children of farmers to excel in studies. The State government will bear the […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Landless farmers to get financial assistance under KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today clarified that landless farmers of the State will receive all the benefits under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. Addressing a meeting, Secretary of Agriculture Department, Saurabh Garg informed that in the first phase, monetary assistance of Rs 5000 will be given to around 4.5 lakh […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Cash benefits disbursed to landless farmers under KALIA Scheme

Kendrapara: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today disbursed financial assistance to landless farmers under the KALIA Scheme at Baro in Kendrapara. Under the scheme, landless farmers will get Rs 12,500 assistance in three instalments for livelihood support and agriculture. In the first phase a total of 3.50 lakh landless farmers will receive the benefits. During his […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Odisha CM demands Rs 10,000 cash benefit under PM-KISAN

Bargarh: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today demanded a hike in cash benefit from Rs 6000 to Rs 10,000 under Central government’s Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme. The chief minister was addressing a public meeting at Sohela Ichhapalli in Bargarh district today. Odisha CM said that the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
KALIA-KISAN double bonanza for Odisha farmers

Bhubaneswar: A few days ahead of the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha government today stated that it would implement the Central scheme and include all the beneficiaries of the state government’s own KALIA scheme. Earlier apprehensions were being raised about implementation of the Central […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Pradhan targets BJD govt over ‘KALIA Chhatra Bruti’

Bhubaneswar/Boudh: Criticising the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD government in Odisha, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the State government is trying to fool the students and their families belonging to OBC (Other Backward Class ) and farmer class by announcing the ‘KALIA Chhatra Bruti’. He alleged that, that the Odisha government has no intention […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021