Tag: Kalia Scheme

Centre criticises Odisha for not releasing complete farmer list for PM-KISAN

Bhubaneswar: The Centre has slammed the Odisha government for not providing complete list of farmers to be included in the PM-KISAN scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Union Minister of Agriculture for State Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today criticised the Odisha government and urged it to release the list of all farmers for inclusion […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Advance transfer of KALIA benefits only poll gimmick: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: It is said that ‘no matter what, not a single opportunity should be missed to woo voters…’ And it seems, all the three major political parties in Odisha- BJD, BJP and Congress- are hell-bent leaving no stone unturned to get an edge over the other. With the election code of conduct soon to be […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Odisha CM's chopper diverted to Jeypore due to 'bad weather'

Koraput: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s chopper which was scheduled to land in Lanjigarh today morning was diverted and made a landing at Jeypore airstrip due to bad weather, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) informed. The CMO also refuted reports that it was not an emergency landing. Later CM Naveen travelled to Rayagada and addressed a […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Aditya-Padhi on Lokayukta
Draft list of new beneficiaries of KALIA scheme by March 1: Chief Secretary

Bhubaneswar: Another 10 lakh farmers in Odisha will be provided financial assistance under the KALIA scheme, informed chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi after presiding over a meeting held in secretariat today. Padhi said that the administration will ensure that no farmers in the State are left out under the KALIA scheme. Padhi further said “The […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
KALIA scheme yet to benefit residents of Nagada village

Jajpur: Once known for malnutrition deaths, the Nagada village under Sukinda block of Jajpur district is once again in news as the much touted KALIA scheme of the Odisha government is yet to make any impact in the region. The farmers of Nagada village have denied getting any sort of financial assistance under KALIA scheme […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Odisha BJP moves Election Commission over poll code 'violation' in KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: The State unit of BJP met the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) accusing the ruling-BJD of violating the model code of conduct through its KALIA scheme. As per the allegations, following the enforcement of the model code of conduct on March 10, the State Finance Minister, Shashi Bhusan Behera had announced that disbursement of monetary […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Dharmendra targets BJD, questions CEO over KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Sunday slammed the State government over reports quoting Chief Electoral Officer’s (CEO) posers to Odisha Government over the absence of beneficiary list and no clear-cut budgetary allocation for the KALIA scheme. Pradhan alleged that BJD-led government has cheated the people of Odisha by neither making adequate budgetary provision nor […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Fight over KALIA: BJP hits out at Naveen govt, calls it a ‘propagandist scheme’

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today came down on Odisha government for blaming it over stalling of Kalia fund disbursements. Alleging that the much touted scheme is a ‘propagandist’ scheme of Naveen government to fool people, Union Minister Dharmedra Pradhan said the scheme will prove a bane for the BJD government. Answering media on […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Discrepancy in number of KALIA beneficiaries discredits ruling-BJD claims

Bhubaneswar: Controversy over discrepancy in number of beneficiaries under the KALIA scheme is posing a threat for the State government. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had claimed that 40 lakh farmers were benefitted under the KALIA scheme but a letter from the Agriculture Department has revealed that out of 30,77,908 small and marginal farmers selected for […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
2019 election results in Odisha, split voting
Op-Ed: A Cry For Change

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Change has been the cry in this election in Odisha. It has been the refrain of voters in a majority of constituencies. The obvious implication of this is that anti-incumbency factor has come into play in the state for the first time since chief minister, Naveen Patnaik took up the reins […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Odisha Govt Extends KALIA Net to 75 Lakh Families

Bhubaneswar: Acting on its pre-poll promise, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-led Odisha Government today announced inclusion of an additional 33 lakh farmer families as beneficiaries under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. The decision was taken at the first meeting of the new Cabinet today that was chaired by CM Naveen […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Odisha allocates additional Rs 3,234 crore for Kalia scheme

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has allocated an additional Rs 3,234 crore for covering more farmers under the Kalia scheme during 2019-20, officials said on Friday. Under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (Kalia) scheme, farmers get Rs 5,000 financial assistance per crop. A farm household is entitled to get Rs 10,000 per year for […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
What to expect from Odisha Budget tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari will present the full-fledged budget for 2019-20 in the State Assembly tomorrow. The council of ministers headed by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik had earlier approved the draft budget allocation for around Rs 1.39 lakh crore. All eyes are now on the upcoming budget and the focus areas of Odisha […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Naveen Patnaik's focus on 5T in Odisha
CM Naveen Patnaik's mix reaction to Union Budget

Bhubaneswar: State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gave a mixed reaction to the Union Budget 2019-20 which was tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Parliament on Friday. Patnaik welcomed the medium to long-term vision of the Union government while he expressed concern over some issues. “The Union Budget 2019-20 speaks of medium to long-term […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Centre pulls up Odisha over PM-KISAN Yojana delay

Bhubaneswar: The Centre has now pulled up the Odisha government for its dillydallying attitude in providing farmers’ list for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana. In a letter, the Union Government has asked the State government to provide the beneficiary list by July 15 or else the farmers will be deprived of […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021