KALIA scheme is a package for farmer’s welfare. KALIA stands for “Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation”. This scheme has been launched by Odisha Government to accelerate Agricultural Prosperity and reduce poverty in the State.
Small and marginal farmers, landless Agricultural household, vulnerable Agricultural household, landless Agricultural labourers and sharecroppers (Actual cultivators) all growth are eligible under different components of scheme. Total of 50 lakh families will be covered under the scheme
A small farmer is cultivator who owns 1 hectare (2.5 acres) to 2 hectares (5 acres) of Agricultural land. A marginal farmer is a farmer who owns less than 1 hectare of Agricultural land.
Financial assistance of Rs.25,000/- per farm family over five seasons will be provided to small and marginal farmers so that farmers can purchase inputs like seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and use assistance towards labour and other investments. This scheme is implemented from current Rabi Season 2018-19 onwards.
Yes, Financial Assistance of Rs.12500/-will be provided to each landless Agricultural Household for Agricultural allied activities like for small goat rearing unit, mini-layer unit, duckery units, fishery kits for fisherman, mushroom cultivation and bee-keeping, etc. This will particularly benefit to SC & ST population of our State.
Yes, the vulnerable cultivators/landless agricultural laborers will get financial assistance of Rs. 10,000/- per family per year to enable them to take care of their sustenance. The vulnerable cultivator/landless Agricultural Laborers who are in old age, having disability/ disease and are vulnerable for any other reason
Yes, Crop loan up to Rs.50,000/- will be provided at 0% interest from the Khariff Season of the year 2019.
Life Insurance Support to cultivators and Landless agricultural labourers as well as the interest free crop loan component are meant for all category of beneficiary under KALIA scheme.
A farm family constitutes a farmer and his/her spouse along with their dependent children.
An employee of the Government/PSU is excluded to get the benefit under the scheme.
These categories of farmers are excluded.
A draft list of beneficiaries under “KALIA” scheme will be published in THREE PHASES at each PACS and GP level. A first phase of Draft Farmer’s list will be published in the 1st week of January, 2019. The concerned beneficiary may check the list at PACS or GP level and know whether his/her name is included in the list. Similarly, the Second and Third Phase of publication of draft list of farmers will be February and March respectively.
He/she may fill the “Green Form” available at G.P office and PACS and drop the duly filled form in the “DROP BOX” kept at PACS/GP office level.
He/She may use “RED form” available at GP office or PACS for exclusion of his/her name and put it in the “ DROP BOX ” after duly filling in.
Yes, He/She will be eligible and get the benefit in January 2019 onwards
The amount will be transferred online directly to the account of the family of the farmer.
Yes, a helpline namely KALIA Helpline is in place with the following phone numbers. A farmer can get information about KALIA scheme by giving a phone call to this Helpline. He can also register his grievance through this Helpline. The number is - 1800-572-1122
Celebrity answers: KALIA BARTA is an information service being set up by the State Government to facilitate dissemination of information to farmers about KALIA Scheme. Any person wanting to get information on Kalia Scheme can register for Kalia Barta by giving a miss call to the telephone No. 08061174222.. He will automatically get registered with the Government. All information about KALIA Scheme will be sent to his phone number through SMS and voice messages from time to time.
Yes, to get information about KALIA scheme through WhatsApp. A farmer has to register his mobile phone number through website of KALIA scheme - www.kalia.co.in . A farmer may visit the above-mentioned websites to know more about KALIA scheme.
Yes, a farmer can know about details of the KALIA scheme during the PEETHA camps being organized between 15th January to 20th January 2019 at GP level. The PEETHA camp will be organized during the period from 15th February to 20th February 2019 and 15th March to 20th March 2019 also. During the PEETHA camp letters about extension of financial assistance to small and marginal farmers will be handed over.