Tag: Kalia

Separation of conjoined twins: Fragile Kalia taken off ventilator

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Kalia, second of the separated conjoined twins of Kandhamal, has been taken off ventilator support and shifted to the ICU at AIIMS, New Delhi today. According to sources, he is being given semi-liquid food like milk and honey through a feeding tube up his nose. Following the separation surgery of the conjoined twins, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Condition of Kalia has hardly improved: Health Minister

New Delhi: Condition of Kalia, one of the separated conjoined twins, has hardly improved after the operation, said Odisha’s Health Minister Pratap Jena today. “As Kalia is being administered dosages for suffering from epileptic fits, he remains drowsy and sleepy all the time,” added Jena. He further stated that the other twin, Jaga, has improved […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJP launches website to seek suggestion from people on manifesto

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the general elections this year, the Odisha BJP manifesto committee on Sunday launched a dedicated website to seek suggestions from the public on the party’s manifesto for the upcoming polls. The website was launched during the second manifesto committee meeting at the party headquarters in Bhubaneswar today. Committee’s chairperson and senior leader […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Separated conjoined twins: Kalia recovering, on oral diet now

New Delhi: Kalia, one of the two separated conjoined twins, is gradually recovering at AIIMS in New Delhi and on oral diet at present. As per reports, the tube that was used to feed Kalia has been removed and the toddler is having liquid food orally. A photograph of Kalia issued by the AIIMS authorities […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
More lapses surface in implementation of KALIA scheme

Bhubaneswar: After allegations of irregularities in availability of forms for enrolment in the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme and selection of beneficiaries, farmers across the State have complained that the cash transfers received under the scheme are being involuntary deducted from the account against farm loans. The farmers alleged that banks […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
CM Naveen reiterates demand to hike cash assistance under PM-KISAN to Rs 10,000

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) today, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his demand to increase the assistance under PM-Kisan to Rs 10,000 from Rs 6,000 per year. He also demanded inclusion of sharecroppers and landless farmers into […]

  • Monday, 03 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
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
'Cash transfers under KALIA scheme to continue till March 31'

Bhubaneswar: With the general elections around the corner, the Odisha government today stated that beneficiaries of the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme will get cash transfers till March 31. Citing that 1-2% farmers of the State have been left out under the KALIA scheme, Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera said the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Odisha Elections 2019: Will 'schemes' trump BJD's 'anti-incumbency'?

Bhubaneswar: With the dates of 2019 general elections declared, will anti-incumbency play a decisive role in Odisha? Was this the reason that the incumbent BJD launched a dozen schemes ranging from KALIA, PEETHA, SHG sops to Ama Gaon, Ama Bikas only a year prior to elections? It seems the BJD took Aristophanes’ words way too […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Naveen targets Centre over KALIA scheme, coal royalty

Angul: The BJD president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today campaigned at four places of Angul district. During his public address in Ghantapada area of Talcher Assembly constituency, he slammed the Centre and BJP leaders for neglecting Odisha. The Chief Minister accused the Centre of hatching a conspiracy to stop KALIA scheme and targeted […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Capital Worry: Schemes need Rs 85 - 90K crore fund in 2019-20 Odisha Budget

Bhubaneswar: As the countdown to the budget 2019-20 has started ticking,  the State Finance Department seems to have gone into a huddle to meet the gigantic fund requirement to the tune of Rs 85,000 to Rs 90,000 crore for a string of schemes announced by the State Government during the pre-election year. For the game-changer […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Odisha dilly-dallying over sending PM-Kisan beneficiary list to Centre?

Bhubaneswar: Though the Centre has set a deadline for the Odisha government to send the list of 46 lakh small and marginal farmers of the State to be included in the PM-Kisan scheme, the State government seems to be dilly-dallying over the matter. The Odisha government has claimed that it has disbursed cash under Krushak […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
With debt burden rising, all eyes on Odisha budget 2019

Bhubaneswar: The populist announcements prior to the polls are expected to pose a serious challenge for the Odisha government which will be presenting the full budget on June 28. The Finance department is leaving no stone unturned to announce a suitable budget for everyone and suggestions have been sought from the public through e-mail, SMS […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021