Which state has topped the NITI Aayog’s 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index?

Which state has topped the NITI Aayog’s 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index?
[A]Gujarat
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Jharkhand
[D]Maharashtra

Maharashtra
The state of Maharashtra has been ranked first out of 29 Indian states, according to NITI Aayog’s 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index. As per the states’ score in the Index, Gujarat ranked second, followed by Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Goa and Chhattisgarh. The purpose of the Index is to help the states to identify and address problems in the farm sector, which suffer from low growth, low farm income and agrarian distress.

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