Tag: Pm Kisan Yojana

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
Op-Ed: Naveen Govt Can Reject KISAN At its Own Peril

It’s a classic case of cutting the nose to spite the face. With its lukewarm response to the Centre’s missive asking for the list of small and marginal farmers in the state for their inclusion in the Prime Minister’s Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana, the Naveen Patnaik government has made it amply clear that it […]

  • Tuesday, 04 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
First Modi 2.0 Cabinet extends PM Kisan scheme to more farmers

New Delhi: In a major push to boost rural consumption, the Modi government in its first Cabinet meeting decided to cover all the farmers, irrespective of their land holdings, under PM Kisan scheme that promises to transfer Rs 6,000 in their bank accounts. The revised scheme envisages to cover 2 crore more farmers with an […]

  • Friday, 30 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
Odisha's KALIA & PM-KISAN Integration For benefit Of Farmers Or To Tackle Fund Crisis?

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has reportedly decided to merge its Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme with the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) yojana, and for the same it has made some changes in the KALIA guidelines. Besides, the integration plan of the government has already got the approval of the […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Column: New Agriculture Policy and Challenges

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha government’s new agriculture policy, aptly named Samridhi (prosperity) as it focuses on enhancing farmers’ income and development of small and marginal cultivators to achieve sustainable and stable agricultural growth, is certain to face a number of challenges at the implementation stage. The most formidable of these challenges will be inspiring […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Can Odisha Govt Deliver On Its Governance Promises In 2020?

Bhubaneswar: With the beginning of the new year, the Odisha government will have some major challenges for which it may need to align all its stars in the firmament properly. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has already unveiled the draft architectural plan of Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor Project and sought suggestions of people. However, carrying out […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
No Plan To Merge KALIA Scheme With PM Kisan Yojana: Odisha Minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday said that it has no plan to merge its own farmers welfare scheme, KALIA, with the PM Kisan Yojana. Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment minister Arun Kumar Sahoo made this statement while replying to a question in the Assembly. He said the eligible farmers will get Rs 10,000 per annum […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021