Kalia Scheme Odisha

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Name of the Service Kalia Scheme Odisha
Beneficiaries Citizens of Odisha
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KALIA scheme is a package for farmers’ welfare. KALIA stands for “Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation”. This scheme has been launched by Odisha Government to accelerate Agricultural Prosperity and reduce poverty in the State.

Benefits of Kalia Scheme Odisha

Agriculture Household: Financial assistance of Rs.25,000/- per farm family over five seasons (Rs 5000 per season for 5 seasons) will be provided to small and marginal farmers so that farmers can purchase inputs like seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and use assistance towards labour and other investments. This scheme was implemented from the Rabi Season of 2018-19 onwards.

Landless Agriculture Household: Financial Assistance of Rs.12500/-will be provided to each landless Agricultural Household for Agricultural allied activities like for small goat rearing unit, mini-layer unit, duckery units, fishery kits for fisherman, mushroom cultivation and bee-keeping, etc. This will particularly benefit to SC & ST population of our State.

Vulnerable cultivators/landless agricultural labourers: Financial assistance of Rs. 10,000/- per family per year to enable them to take care of their sustenance. The vulnerable cultivator/landless Agricultural Laborers who are old, have disability/ disease and are vulnerable for any other reason.

Kalis scheme odisha benefits

Life Insurance Support:

  • Life insurance cover of Rs. 2.00 lakh at a very nominal premium of Rs.330/- will be provided to all savings bank account holders of age between 18-50 years. The government of Odisha will bear farmers’ share of the annual premium of Rs.165/-.

  • Personal accident cover of Rs.2.00 lakh at a very nominal annual premium of Rs.12/- for all savings bank account holders aged between 18-50 years. Out of Rs.12/- towards premium, Rs.6/- is the farmers’ share, which will be borne by the Govt. of Odisha.

  • In respect of the above beneficiary whose age is between 51-70 years, the entire amount of Rs.12/- towards the annual premium will be borne by Govt. of Odisha.

Crop Loan Support:

Crop loans up to Rs.50,000/- will be provided at 0% interest from the Kharif Season of the year 2019.

Eligibility Criteria of Kalia Scheme Odisha

  • Small and Marginal Farmers are eligible to get benefits under support to cultivators for cultivation. A small farmer is a cultivator who owns 1 hectare (2.5 acres) to 2 hectares (5 acres) of Agricultural land. A marginal farmer is a farmer who owns less than 1 hectare of Agricultural land.

  • Landless agricultural households are eligible to get livelihood support under the scheme.

  • Vulnerable agricultural households covering vulnerable cultivators/ landless agricultural labourers are eligible to get financial assistance under the KALIA scheme. Vulnerable cultivators/ landless agricultural labourers include old age, disability, disease or any other reason. Out of the above three components viz., support to cultivators for cultivation, livelihood support for landless agricultural households and financial assistance to vulnerable agricultural households, one beneficiary will avail only one benefit as per the eligibility. 


The following people are excluded from Kalia Scheme Yojana.

  • If the beneficiary is not a permanent resident of Odisha.

  • The beneficiary is a medium/large farmer (owned 5.00 Acres & more area of cultivated land).

  • Beneficiary or his / her spouse is an employee under SG/ CG or PSU.

  • Beneficiary or his / her spouse is a pension holder in any of these organisations.

  • Beneficiary belongs to Urban Local Body.

  • The beneficiary is a present/former Central Minister/State Minister/MP/MLA/Mayor/Zila Parishad

  • The beneficiary is a Lawyer/Engineer/Architect/Chartered Accountant/Doctor/Police/Teacher registered with professional bodies

  • Beneficiary or his/her family member is an Income/Professional taxpayer or assessee

  • The beneficiary is a minor (less than 18 years)

  • Beneficiary has expired

  • The beneficiary has been assisted multiple times (more than one).

  • Beneficiary not interested i.e. Voluntary Exclusion

  • Multiple members of the same eligible family

  • No such beneficiary is traceable

  • Former and present holders of constitutional posts

Documents Required for Kalia Scheme Odisha

  • Residency Certificate

  • Occupational proof - which includes Farming loan details.

  • Bank details

  • Age proof

  • Disability proof, if any.

Beneficiary List

A draft list of beneficiaries under the “KALIA” scheme will be published in THREE PHASES at each PACS and GP level. The first phase of the Draft Farmer’s list will be published in the 1st week of January 2019. The concerned beneficiary may check the list at PACS or GP level and know whether his/her name is included in the list. Similarly, the Second and Third Phases of publication of a draft list of farmers will be February and March respectively.

Follow the below steps to check whether your name appears in the beneficiary list.

Kalis scheme odisha beneficiaries

  • Select District and Block/ULB. 

  • Click on View.

Kalis scheme odisha beneficiary list

  • Click on PDF to download details about Landless Agricultural Labourers and Small and Marginal Farmer

  • Enter captcha code to view the details. 

Green and Red Form

If an eligible beneficiary name is not included in the beneficiary list, he/she may fill the “Green Form” available at G.P office and PACS and drop the duly filled form in the “DROPBOX” kept at PACS/GP office level. 

An employee of the Govt./PSU and Income Tax Payee farmer or his/her spouse need to take for exclusion of his /her name from the beneficiary list. He/She may use the “RED form” available at the GP office or PACS for exclusion of his/her name and put it in the “ DROPBOX ” after duly filling in.

Kalia Barta

KALIA BARTA is an information service being set up by the State Government to facilitate the dissemination of information to farmers about KALIA Scheme. Any person wanting to get information on Kalia Scheme can register for Kalia Barta by giving a miss call to the telephone No. 08061174222. He will automatically get registered with the Government. All information about KALIA Scheme will be sent to his phone number through SMS and voice messages from time to time.

File Grievances

An applicant can file grievances in any of the 4 following categories.

  • The applicant had applied and has received instalment 1 but not instalment 2

  • The applicant had applied and has received both instalment 1 and instalment 2

  • The applicant hadn’t applied but has received assistance

  • The applicant had applied but hasn’t received assistance

To file a grievance/new application, the following set of documents are required:

  • Photocopy of Aadhaar Card

  • Photocopy of Ration Card

  • Photocopy of Bank Passbook (1st Page and Transaction history from January 2019)

In addition to the documents mentioned above, the following documents may be submitted for each of the two categories:

  1. For a Small/Marginal Farmer

          • Photocopy of Land Record

  2. For a Landless Laborer

          • Photocopy of MGNREGA Card

Follow the below steps to file grievances online.

  • Visit Kalia website

  • Click on "Online Grievance Application Form"

Kalia File Grievances Online

  • Click on "Proceed"

  • Click on "Yes" to file a grievance

  • Enter your Aadhaar Number

  • Click on Yes for "Do you want to file a Grievance"

  • Finally, candidates can enter personal details, bank details, farmers' details, family details and upload documents to file a grievance. 


A farmer can get information about the KALIA scheme by giving a phone call to this Helpline. He can also register his grievance through this Helpline. The number is - 1800-572-1122.


What are some common queries related to Kalia Scheme?
You can find a list of common Kalia Scheme queries and their answer in the link below.
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Can a farmer get information of Kalia Scheme through WhatsApp?
Yes, to get information about KALIA scheme through WhatsApp. A farmer has to register his mobile phone number through website of KALIA scheme - www.kalia.co.in . A farmer may visit the above-mentioned websites to know more about KALIA scheme.
Is an employee of the Government/PSU is eligible to get the benefit under the Kalia scheme?
An employee of the Government/PSU is excluded to get the benefit under the scheme.
What steps an employee of the Govt./PSU and Income Tax Payee farmer or his/her spouse need to take for exclusion of his /her name from the draft list of Kalia Scheme ?
He/She may use “RED form” available at GP office or PACS for exclusion of his/her name and put it in the “ DROP BOX ” after duly filling in.
Is an income tax payee farmer or his/her spouse is eligible to get benefit under the Kalia scheme?
These categories of farmers are excluded.