Tag: Krushak Assistance For Livelihood And Income Augmentation

State Cabinet hikes salary of teachers of govt and aided colleges

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today decided to revise the pay scale of teachers of universities and colleges in Odisha as per the recommendations of the Fitment Committee. The teachers of different universities including BPUT and OUAT, medical colleges, government colleges and non-government aided colleges, who are already getting a pay scale under the University Grants […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Op-Ed: Naveen Government's Response to Farmers' Issues Inadequate

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Bandh organised by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangthan (NNKS), an umbrella body of farmers, was a reminder that everything is not fine with the state’s vast farming community, a major contributor to the economy. Significantly, the shut-down coincided with the ruling Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) Chasi Mahasamavesh (mega farmers’ convention ) at Bargarh […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 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
'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
'50 lakh farmers received assistance under KALIA scheme'

Bhubaneswar: As many as 50 lakh farmers have received financial assistance under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme till date, and verification is on to include the left-out farmers, informed Odisha Agriculture Minister Arun Sahoo today. Speaking on the sidelines of a function at Krishi Bhawan here, Sahoo further added that […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
BJD’s U-turn on KALIA, wants Centre to share funds

Bhubaneswar: Making a volte face on its earlier stand, the ruling-BJD has requested the Centre to prepare a cohesive plan for Odisha by merging the State’s Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme with the PM KISAN programme. BJD MPs Bhartruhari Mahatab and Prasanna Acharya during a debate on the Budget, suggested the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Op-Ed: Is Naveen Government Finding KALIA Hard To Handle?

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Ruling Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) campaign for the recent Lok Sabha and state assembly elections revolved around the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme of its government. Hailed by economists and planning experts it was supposed to be the panacea for the all problems being faced by the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
State gears up to strike out fake KALIA Scheme beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to strike out the ineligible farmers availing the benefits of the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme, the State government has issued a new set of rules for identification of new beneficiaries. Also, the government has released a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to exclude ineligible farmers. But the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021