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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Odisha government on Friday released another installment of financial assistance to farmers in the State under the 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]