Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today flagged off KALIA Raths which will go to all Panchayats across the State to create awareness about the scheme.
A total of 150 vehicles will move across rural areas to create awareness on different aspects of the scheme through audiovisual and folk art media.
Patnaik flagged off the Raths at the Naveen Niwas here.
Patnaik recently launched the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation scheme for marginal, small, sharecroppers and landless farmers.
The scheme targets to cover 92 per cent of small and marginal cultivators and landless farmers to provide them financial, livelihood and cultivation support. Financial assistance of Rs 25,000 for agricultural and livelihood activities apart, KALIA also assures interest-free crop loan up to Rs 50,000 and life insurance support to the farmers.