Agriculture

High Power Committee Meeting On Odisha Millets Mission

Bhubaneswar: The High Power Committee Meeting on Odisha Millets Mission was held under the Chairmanship of DC cum ACS Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, at the conference hall of Planning & Convergence Department, Loka Seva Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The Meeting was attended by Agriculture Production Commissioner, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra, Principal Secretary, DAFE, Dr Saurabh Garg. Among others, Principal […]

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Kharif Paddy Procurement In Odisha: Farmer Registration Deadline Extended

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government extended the deadline for registration of farmers for Kharif paddy procurement season on Tuesday. State Cooperation Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain on Tuesday informed that the last date for registration of farmers for paddy procurement in the Kharif season has been extended to September 17. The earlier announced last date for registration […]


Senior Officers To Visit District: Odisha Agri Minister

Bhubaneswar: The State Government is implementing a good numbers of schemes and programmes for the benefit of farmers to improve the status of farmers and Agriculture in the State. Agriculture Minister Dr. Arun Kumar Sahoo chaired a review meeting on 17.06.2019 at Krushi Bhawan and instructed the nominated officers to visit the districts allotted to them and supervise the programme implementation […]


NNKS To Boycott Assembly And Lok Sabha Polls In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) decides to boycott the ensuing Assembly and Lok Sabha polls since it will be protesting against Odisha government’s “gross apathy” towards farmers. The Sangathan will also take way of civil disobedience across the state from Saturday. In a press meet today, Sangathan’s National Convener Akshay Kumar said that farmers […]


KALIA Scheme for Landless Agriculture Workers: Extensive Livelihood Training for Beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar: The State Government will organize a trainer of trainers (TOT) or master trainers’ programme at Krushi Bhawan on February 14 in order to impart quality training to propagate livelihood activities among landless agricultural workers, who will get financial assistance under Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme. Eminent experts from various fields and […]


KALIA Scholarship for Children of KALIA Scheme Beneficiaries: Naveen

Bhubaneswar/Keonjhar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced the KALIA Scholarship for the farmers’ children. Addressing a farmers’ convention in Keonjhar today, Patnaik said that the KALIA Scholarship will be provided to the children of KALIA Scheme beneficiaries who are pursuing their education. The KALIA Scholarship will help the students (only the children of KALIA Scheme […]


BSE Changes the Time Schedule of Matric Exam

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Dr Jahan Ara Begum, President of Board of Secondary Education, announces a change in the time schedule of the Matric Exam which is going to start on 22nd February. Previously the starting time of exam was 9 am but it has been now shifted to 10 am. Thus the Exam will begin at 10 am. […]


KALIA Scheme: Display of DBL at GP-level till Feb 3

Bhubaneswar: The Second Phase of Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) Scheme has commenced from January 25. The second Draft Beneficiary List (DBL) for small and marginal farmers and first DBL for Landless Agricultural Labourers are already on display at different public places of gram panchayat (GP) from January 25 and would be available till […]


Naveen Launches KALIA Scheme From Puri

Puri: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) scheme from Malatipatpur in Puri and released funds to 12.45 lakh farmers in the first phase. Addressing a huge gathering of farmers yesterday, Patnaik said that farmers were providing food to the State. The grains and vegetables they produce are […]


Delay in Paddy Procurement Results in Locking up of Officials

Bhubaneswar/Deogarh: The officials of Basalai Cooperative society of Barkote block were locked up by the opposing farmers owing to the delay and irregularities in paddy procurement process at different mandis, in the district yesterday. Hundreds of farmers of the region demonstrated and agitated in front of the Cooperative Society and then locked up the office […]