Ep. 600: Lessons from Odisha’s Direct Income Transfer Scheme

The Government of Odisha launched KALIA or Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation in December 2018 to provide financial assistance to its agricultural workforce. It intends to benefit the state’s small and marginal farmers and its sharecroppers, tenant farmers, and landless agricultural households. In this episode, Shilpa Kumar talks to Sarthak Pradhan about the policy thinking behind KALIA, as well as it’s design and implementation.
Shilpa is a partner with Omidyar Network India. Her team has been working with Samagra Governance and the Government of Odisha to document the KALIA scheme.

Land and Reforms in 2020

What land reforms are necessary in 2020 in India? How can we think about property rights, and a complicated legislative history and ground reality in India? Shekhar Shah and Pranab Ranjan Choudhury give host Pavan Srinath a masterclass on land and reform on Episode 142 of The Pragati Podcast. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/Iq6FuIU1PEZV3pov’ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ …