The announcement came after a delegation led by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya held day-long deliberations in Lucknow on developmental challenges before Uttar Pradesh.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed interest in bringing in the spirit of entrepreneurship and improving the investment climate in the state. The state government resolved to host a global investor summit in Uttar Pradesh soon, the statement said.
During the meeting, Mr Panagariya traced India's growth story over the past two decades with focus on Uttar Pradesh.
He linked the relation between growth, job opportunities and fall in poverty levels.
NITI Aayog Member (Agriculture) Ramesh Chand shared issues related to the growth of agriculture and possible solutions for doubling farmer income in the state.
He said that given the different agro-climatic zones in the state, different strategies have to be adopted for maximising the farm yields.
The think-tank said that the way forward to transform Uttar Pradesh was through transforming key sectors, including industry, agriculture, infrastructure, health and education.
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