KALIA Scholarship 2021: Apply Online, Eligibility, Amount & Status

KALIA Scholarship 2021: Apply Online, Check Eligibility & StatusThe KALIA Scholarship is a state government scholarship scheme announced and launched by the Agriculture Minister of Odisha Mr Arun Kumar Sahoo recently. This scheme has launched with the combination of pre-launched scheme Kalia Yojana. Under this scholarship scheme, the government officials provide various benefits to the poor and needy students of the state if they are eligible. All the farmers who are selected in the beneficiary list of Kalia Yojana, their children will be eligible to apply for this scheme easily through the official website provided by the concerned authority.

Odisha govt. has launched official portal at scholarship.odisha.gov.in and logo for Kalia Chhatra Bruti Yojana 2021. Now candidates can apply online for Kalia Scholarship Scheme at scholarship.odisha.gov.in. Kalia Scholarship Scheme online application form 2021 are available at the official website. The scholarship is an award that is given in the form of financial aid to the students so that they can be encouraged to achieve higher education. Generally, it is based on the academic excellence of students but sometimes it is also based on the economic condition of the student’s family. In this article, we will tell you about the complete details including objectives, eligibility, subjects / courses available, key features and how to apply online for Kalia Scholarship. 

KALIA Scholarship 2021: Apply Online, Eligibility, Amount & Status

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Odisha KALIA Scholarship

  • Under the Kalia scholarship scheme, the Government of Odisha is going to provide financial assistance to the children of the beneficiaries of Kalia Yojana so that they can pursue their professional or technical courses.
  • With the implementation of this scheme children of small and marginal farmers, actual cultivators, landless agricultural households will be able to access higher education.
  • The scholarship provided under this scheme will be based on merit. All those students who are studying in medical, engineering, agricultural and allied, nursing, diploma and different trades in ITI in government institutions of the state can be able to take the benefit of this scheme.
  • Under This Scheme Tuition fees, Annual fees, one-time fees, hostel charges, and any other fees deposited by the student will be refunded into the bank account of the beneficiary through direct benefit transfer mode.

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Yojana Name  Kali Scheme
State  Odisha
Category  Scholarship
Launched By Odisha Government
Launching Year 2020
Beneficiaries Poor Students
Benefit Scholarship
Objective To Provide Monetary Help
Name of Scheme KALIA Scholarship
Launched by Government Of Odisha
Name of Department Department Of Agriculture And Farmers Empowerment
Beneficiaries Students Of Beneficiaries Of Kalia Yojana
Category General, SC, ST, OBC/SEBC, EBC
Class/Courses
  • Agriculture & Allied Sciences
  • Animal Husbandary
  • Ayurvedic
  • Dental
  • Engineering – B.Tech Course
  • Fishery
  • Forestry
  • Homeopathy
  • Hotel Management
  • I.T.I. / I.T.C.
  • Medical
  • Nursing
  • Para-Medical
  • Pharmacy
  • Polytechnic/ Diploma
Academic Year 2021-22
Major Benefit Reimbursement Of Fees Paid By Student To The College Or University Or Institution
Scheme Objective To Provide Scholarship
Scheme under State Government
Name of State Odisha
Post Category Scheme/ Yojana/ Yojna
Official Website scholarship.odisha.gov.in

Objective of Kalia Chhatra Bruti Yojana

  • The objective of the scheme is to extend financial assistance to the children of the beneficiaries under KALIA for pursuing Professional Technical courses in the State of Odisha.
  • It will lead to better access to Higher Education for children of Small & Marginal farmers (SF/MF).
  • Actual cultivators (sharecroppers), Landless Agricultural households (LAH). KALIA Scholarship will support SF/MF & LAH in empowering their families.

Key features of KALIA Scholarship

  • In order to ensure proper higher education of their children, support will be provided in the form of KALIA Scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be given purely on merit basis to those who are studying professional/technical courses like Medical, Engineering, Agriculture & Allied, Nursing. Diploma and different trades in ITI in Government Institutions of the State.

Subjects & Courses eligible for the KALIA Scholarship

The Professional or Technical graduation courses like M.B.B.S, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.Pharma, B.Sc. (Nursing), PBBSc, B.Sc (Agriculture), BVSc & AH, B.Sc (Horticulture), B.Sc. (Forestry), B.Sc (Fisheries Science), B.Sc. (Community Science), B.Tech (Agril. Engg), B.Tech/B.E in Government Institutes of the State are included under the KALIA Scholarship.

  • MBBS
  • BDS
  • BHMS
  • BAMS
  • B Pharma
  • BSc (Nursing)
  • PBBSc
  • BSc (Agriculture)
  • BVSc
  • AH
  • B.Sc (Horticulture)
  • B.Sc (Forestry)
  • B.Tech (Agril, Engg)
  • B.Tech/B.E
  • B.Sc (Fisheries Science)
  • B.Sc (Community Science)
  • D. Pharma
  • DMLT
  • DMRT
  • Ophthalmic Assistance/surgical OPTH Assistance
  • GNM
  • ANM
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Polytechnic and agri polytechnic
  • Different Trades in Government ITI etc

Note: It has to be noted that only those students who are pursuing their education in government institutions can take the benefit of this scheme. The list of the courses can be modified if needed by government approval.

KALIA Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be the permanent resident of Odisha State.
  • The children of eligible beneficiaries of Kalia scheme can apply under the scheme.
  • The student pursuing for courses BSc, BTech, BDS ,BHMS, ITI, MBBS, D Pharma, GNM, ANM and other are eligible for Kalia scholarship.
  • Both the student who are studying in graduation and post graduation courses are eligible.
  • Applicant must have obtained admission in the government institution of the state on merit basis
  • Those students who has taken admission on cost sharing/self financing/NRI cannot apply under the scheme
  • If the student is getting any other scholarship then he or she is not eligible to take the scholarship (he or she can shift from existing follow ship to Kalia scholarship)
  • Student can avail this scholarship scheme for only one professional course
  • The families who belongs to underprivileged section of society will get the scholarship amount.

Benefits of Odisha KALIA Scholarship Scheme

There are many benefits are there of this scheme. The main benefits are given below:

  • This scheme will provide monetary help to poor students.
  • It will serve a better higher education opportunity.
  • After the better Higher Education, the students will also get better Job Opportunities under this scheme.
  • This scheme will reduce the financial burden of poor farmer families.
  • The scheme will increase the literacy rate of the state.

Documents List/ Documents Required

The following are the important documents to apply for this scheme:

  • Aadhaar Card of student
  • Income Certificate of the Parent/ guardian
  • Caste Certificate of the Student
  • Residence Certificate of the Student
  • Copy of passbook of Bank account with account number and IFSC code of the bank branch
  • Passport size Photograph of student
  • Ration Card of the Parent/ guardian
  • Beneficiary Id of the Parent/ guardian
  • Matriculation Certificate of the Student
  • Marksheet of last exam passed

KALIA Scholarship Scheme Registration Form | How To Apply Online ?

  • First of all go to the official website of state scholarship portal, Government of Odisha
  • The home page will open before you
  • On the homepage you have to click on Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment
  • A new page will open before you
  • On this new page you have to click on the apply option according to your category which are as follows:-
    • General
    • SC
    • ST
    • OBC/SEBC
    • EBC
  • A new page will open before you
  • On this new page enter your unique number/Aadhar number, password and captcha code
  • After that you have to click on sign in Button Given There .
  • Scholarship form will appear before you .
  • Now Click On The Scholarship Form .
  • On this scholarship form you have to enter all the required details Which Is asked From You . Please Fill Right Information And Double Check The Information You mentioned.
  • Now you have to upload all the required documents
  • Now you have to click on submit
  • By following this procedure you can apply under Kalia scholarship

Procedure To Login On The Portal

KALIA Scholarship 2021: Apply Online, Eligibility, Amount & Status

  • Go to the official website of state scholarship portal, Government of Odisha
  • The home page will open Before You .
  • Now you have to click on login option Given On The page .
  • After that following options will appear before you
    • Student login
    • Institute login
    • Officer/district login
    • Department login
  • You have to click on the option of your choice In Which you want to Login .
  • Now a new page will open before you
  • On this page you have to enter your username, password and captcha code
  • After that you have to click on sign in
  • By following this procedure you can login on the portal

Procedure To Register On The Portal

  • Visit the official website of state scholarship portal, Government of Odisha
  • The home page will open before you
  • On the home page click on Registration option.
  • Now A New Page Will Open Before You through Which You Can Register On the Portal .

  • You have to tick on the checkbox after reading the instruction
  • Now you have to click on I agree
  • After that you have to again click on the checkbox after reading instructions
  • Now Click On the Proceed Button And You Will Move On Next Page .
  • Registration form will appear before you

KALIA Scholarship 2021: Apply Online, Eligibility, Amount & Status

  • You have to enter the following details on the registration form:-
    • Aadhar number
    • Date of birth
    • Gender
    • Mobile number
    • Email ID
    • Password
  • After that you have to click on register
  • By following this procedure you can register on the portal

How To Know Your Complaint/Application Status

  • First of all go to the official website of state scholarship portal, Government of Odisha
  • The home page will open before you
  • Now You have To click on know your status option.
  • After that you ask to select application status or complaint status
  • Now you enter your Aadhar number or applicant ID in case of application status or token number in case of complaint state
  • After that you have to sleep on get OTP
  • Enter the OTP in to the OTP box
  • After that you have to click on check
  • Your status will be on your computer screen

Contact Information : Helpline Number & Contact Address

  • Through this article, we have provided you complete details regarding the Kalia scholarship.
  • If you are still facing any kind of problem then you can contact the helpline number.
  • The helpline number is 155335, 1800-345-6770

Important Dates

Event Dates
Starting Date to Apply Online 9th August 2021
Last Date to Apply Online 8th October 2021

Important Links

Event Links
Apply Online Registration 
Notification Click Here
KALIA Scholarship Official Portal Official Website

FAQ : About Kalia Scheme

Q.1 What is KALIA Scheme?
  • KALIA scheme is a package for farmer’s 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.
Q.2 Who is eligible to get benefit under KALIA Scheme?
  • Small and marginal farmers, landless Agricultural household, vulnerable Agricultural household, landless Agricultural labourers and sharecroppers (Actual cultivators) all above groups are eligible under different components of the scheme. Total of 60 lakh families will be covered under the scheme.
Q.3 Who is a small and marginal farmer?
  • A small farmer is 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.
Q.4. What are the benefits available to cultivators for cultivation under KALIA scheme?
  • Financial assistance of Rs.25,000/- per farm family over five 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 is implemented from current Rabi Season 2018-19 onwards.
Q.5 Is there any benefit for landless agricultural household?
  • Yes, 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.
Q.6 Is there any scope for financial assistance to vulnerable agricultural household?
  • Yes, the vulnerable cultivators/landless agricultural laborers will get 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 in old age, having disability/ disease and are vulnerable for any other reason.
  • Five lakh families will be covered every year.
Q.7 Is there any life insurance support to cultivators and landless agricultural labourers?
  • Life insurance cover of Rs. 2.00 lakh at a very nominal premium of Rs.330/- will be provided to all savings bank account holder of age between 18-50 years. Government of Odisha will bear farmers’ share of 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 holder 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 annual premium will be borne by Govt. of Odisha.
Q.8 Is there any provision for providing interest free crop loan to farmers under KALIA scheme?
  • Yes, Crop loan up to Rs.50,000/- will be provided at 0% interest from the Khariff Season of the year 2019.
Q.9. Who is eligible to get the benefits under KALIA Scheme?
  • Small and Marginal Farmers are eligible to get benefit under support to cultivators for cultivation.
  • Land less agricultural households are eligible to get livelihood support under the scheme.
  • Vulnerable agricultural household 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 household and financial assistance to vulnerable agricultural household, one beneficiary will avail only one benefit as per the eligibility.
  • Life Insurance Support to cultivators and Landless agricultural labourers as well as the interest free crop loan component are meant for all category of beneficiary under KALIA scheme.
Q.10 What is a Farm Family?
  • A farm family constitutes a farmer and his/her spouse along with their dependent children.
Q.11 Whether an employee of the Government/PSU is eligible to get the benefit under the scheme?
  • A serving and retired employee of the Central Government/State Government/PSU is excluded to get the benefit under the scheme.
Q.12 Is an income tax payee farmer or his/her spouse is eligible to get benefit under the scheme?
  • These categories of farmers are excluded.
Q13. What is the remedy available for eligible beneficiary if his/her name is not included in the draft list?
  • He/she may fill the “Green Form” available at G.P office and PACS and drop the duly filled form in the “DROP BOX” kept at PACS/GP office level.
Q.14 What steps a serving & retired employee of the Central/State Government/PSU and Income Tax Payee farmer or his/her spouse need to take for exclusion of his /her name from the draft list ?
  • 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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