On the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the state government has transferred a total of ₹920 crore to the accounts of 42 lakh farmers in the state under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) Scheme.
Wishing the farmers on this eve, Patnaik said, “I hope that all the small, marginal and landless farmers in the state will make proper use of the KALIA money in the farming activities and in the development of their livelihood.”
On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released on Friday, the 8th installment of financial benefits of ₹720.46 crore to PM-KISAN beneficiaries of Odisha.
According to Minister of Agriculture, as many as 25,90,315 farmers got the financial benefits under the 8th installment in Odisha. The Union Government release ₹2.06 lakh crore to 9,50,67,601 beneficiaries farmers across the country.