Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government on Tuesday announced the extension of deadline for the verification of eligible beneficiaries under the flagship KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) scheme to August 27.
The last date for verification of the list of eligible beneficiaries un KALIA scheme was August 14 which has been now extended to August 27.
The decision was taken following a review meeting on the scheme at the Lok Seva Bhawan here, said Odisha Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo.
Out of 51 lakh beneficiaries, the verification of 13 lakh beneficiaries has been completed.
The verification of the remaining beneficiaries will be done at the panchayat level on August 27, block-level on August 29 and district level on August 31, the minister stated.
He further said that the ineligible beneficiaries who were identified during the first phase verification and got the assistance will be deprived of receiving assistance during the phase.