Bhuabneswar: KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) scheme which was launched very much before the upcoming General Elections of 2019 could be game changer for the Biju Janta Dal. This scheme which specifically targets the farmers and their family comprise of 70% of population of Odisha which ensures a massive victory for BJD.
This scheme will provide financial, livelihood, cultivation support along with insurance support to small, marginal and the landless farmers. Even children of the farmers will also be benefited through this scheme. Crop loan up to Rs 50,000 will be provided at 0% interest from the Khariff Season of the year 2019. In respect of the above beneficiary whose age is between 51-70 years, the entire amount of Rs 12 towards annual premium will be borne by the government and many more.
Thus launching such an attractive scheme just two months before the polls has strengthen the roots of BJD and almost ensured a win win situation for the present ruling party.