Keonjhar, Feb 03 (LocalWire): Addressing a farmers’ congregation at Pandapada in Keonjhar district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced ‘KALIA Chhatrabruti Yojana’ for children of KALIA scheme beneficiaries on Sunday.
Under the scheme, the state government will bear the higher education expenses of children of KALIA beneficiaries, for pursuing professional courses in government institutions as per merit basis.
I want your (farmers) children to prosper and excel, for which I have started KALIA Chhatrabruti, Patnaik said in his speech.
You take care of your children properly and leave their higher studies on the state government, he added.
During his visit to Keonjhar, the Chief Minister inaugurated 17 projects worth Rs 66 crore and laid foundation for 47 projects worth Rs 2,100 crore.