After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promise to double farmers’ income by 2022, Union Finance Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday assured that farmers’ income would be doubled within the prescribed time period.

“Farmers' income will double by 2022,” Rajnath said.

On Febraury 27, Modi in his campaign rally in Mau (Uttar Pradesh) had said that the Union government is working on measures to double farmers’ income.

“We are undertaking measures for welfare of our farmer brothers and sisters,” Modi had said, adding “We want their incomes to double by 2022”.