KALIA Scheme At PEETHA Camp From Jan 15-20

Bhubaneswar: A PEETHA (People’s Empowerment-Enabling Transparency and Accountability of Odisha Initiatives) Camp at Gram Panchayat-level will be organised from January 15 to 20. It will focus on the KALIA Scheme. All components under KALIA Scheme for the beneficiaries at GP-level will be discussed during the PEETHA Camp.

The camps have been organized to garner publicity for the KALIA Scheme.

The Government of Odisha has launched the PEETHA programme as part of its 3-T initiative (Technology, Transparency and Team work). Under this programme it has been decided to organize special camps at Gram Panchayat level across the state from the 15th to 20th of every month.

The designated GP Nodal Officer (GPNO) will be the main coordinator of the event. He/she shall coordinate with the Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) and other functionaries of PEETHA Camp of the GP for a successful IEC programme with videos and information, education and communication (IEC) materials.


KALIA Barta, an innovative information service by the Odisha Government to facilitate dissemination of information to farmers about the KALIA Scheme, has added more than 2.63 lakh farmers till date.

Any farmer wanting to get information on KALIA Scheme can register for Kalia Barta by giving a “missed call’’ to the Telephone No: 08061174222. All information about KALIA Scheme will also be sent to his phone number through SMS and voice calls from time to time.