Lucknow, Apr 12 :  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today claimed that tourism potential in the state has “increased” due to the efforts being made by his government. Also Read: Akhilesh Yadav offers help to families of students killed in UkraineAlso Read - CBSE 12th Results 2021: Labourer's Daughter From UP Scores 100% Marks in Exam, Aspires to Become IAS Officer

“It is because of the concerted efforts of the Samajwadi Party government that tourism potential and activities in this sector have increased ..It is the responsibility of the state government that more and more facilities are extended to those coming here,” Yadav said after inaugurating a tourism complex at his native Saifai village in Etawah. Also Read - How 18 Travellers Were Trapped by Death in Barabanki Accident

The new tourism policy has been brought under which basic facilities at such centres will be upgraded, the Chief Minister said, adding that increase in the number of tourists will lead to financial progress. Also Read - Barabanki Mishap: 18 Labourers Sleeping on Road Crushed to Death After Truck Rams Into Bus in UP