45% of the labour force is directly or indirectly linked with Agriculture. Thus, it’s a major economic growth driver.
Concerning Uttar Pradesh, Agriculture provides livelihood to nearly 65% of the workforce. It also contributes immensely to the food security of the nation as it is the top producer of many crops.
Shrinking land holdings, the rising cost of cultivation, inaccessibility to vital resources, market volatilities & tactics, weak bargaining power, crop insurance coverage, etc