“Chief Minister Mayawati congratulated the 22.5 million farmer families of the state and said that her government had implemented schemes which doubled the farmers’ income and as a result UP has captured the first spot in food grain production, leaving behind Haryana and Punjab.”
It may be mentioned that Uttar Pradesh is the most populous and an agricultural state of he country. It is the definite opinion of the Hon’ble Chief Minister that the development of the State is not possible without the prosperity of the farmers. Therefore, she has given top-most priority to the agricultural sector and welfare of farmers during every regime of BSP Government. She initiated and implemented several schemes with a view to double the income of the farmers during the present regime, owing to which Uttar Pradesh became successful in getting the status of “Best Performing State” in the sector of food grain production in the country leaving behind Haryana and Punjab.