KALIA Barta adds 2.63 lakh farmers

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Bhubaneswar: KALIA Barta, an innovative information service by the Odisha Government to facilitate dissemination of information to farmers about the KALIA Scheme, has added more than 2.63 lakh farmers till date.

While more than 20.08 lakh SMS were sent to people wanting to know about the KALIA Scheme, by this afternoon, more than 26.10 lakh people have so far visited the website www.kalia.co.in to know more about the new scheme for the farmers.

Any farmer wanting to get information on KALIA Scheme can register for Kalia Barta by giving a “missed call” to the Telephone No: 08061174222. The farmer will automatically get registered with the Government database.

All information about KALIA Scheme will also be sent to his phone number through SMS and Voice Calls from time to time.

It may be mentioned here that KALIA Scheme is a package for farmer’s welfare. KALIA stands for “Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation”.

This scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on December 31 at the State Secretariat in order to accelerate agricultural prosperity and reduce poverty across the State.

In order to get information about KALIA Scheme through WhatsApp a farmer can also register his mobile phone number through the website of KALIA Scheme – www.kalia.co.in.

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