Bhubaneswar: The farmers will get the monetary assistance under KALIA scheme by January 26. The amount will be credited to the farmers’ account directly, Cooperative Minister Surya Narayan Patro said today.
As many as 12.40 lakh farmers who have regular transaction with the Cooperative department will get the assistance by January 26. Those who have applied recently for the scheme will also avail the benefit after scrutiny.
The designated Cooperative officials are currently scrutinising the forms. The list will be finalised by January 26, he added.
Around 12.40 lakh farmers have regular contact with Cooperative department in selling paddy, seed and urea procurement, the minister said.