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Odisha extends deadline for enrolment in KALIA scheme

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

has extended the deadline for submission of application forms for enrolment or exclusion in the scheme till January 15, to help farmers.

had recently launched the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augumentation (KALIA) scheme to provide financial, livelihood and cultivation support along with to small, marginal and landless farmers.

Earlier, the government had fixed January 10 as the deadline for the first phase of enrolment in the scheme.

The decision to extend the deadline was taken at a meeting chaired by the on Wednesday evening.

Patnaik also directed the officials to ensure that not a single beneficiary was left out of the scheme.

The decision has been taken after farmers across the state showed interest in joining the scheme, an said.

The meeting also decided to hold the second phase application for enrolment in scheme from January 25 to February 5.

The decision for the third phase application process will be taken later, the said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 16:00 IST