Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday visited the dedicated call centre for Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme located at OCAC building.
During his visit, the Chief Minister oversaw the functioning of the Call Centre. He also interacted with a farmer and answered his questions on KALIA Scheme.
The CM announced that from tomorrow the KALIA call centre will work 24/7. The call centre has started functioning from January 5 to help farmers and answer their queries.
Notably, the Chief Minister launched Rs 10,000 crore Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme to accelerate agricultural prosperity and reduce poverty in Odisha.
The progressive and inclusive farmers’ welfare programme aims to empower small, marginal farmers and landless and will cover 92% of the cultivators, loanee as well as non-loanee farmers, sharecroppers (actual cultivators) and landless agriculture labourers.