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India Innovation Index 2020

  Feb 04, 2021

India Innovation Index 2020

Q. What is the news?

Government think-tank, NITI Aayog recently released the second edition of the India Innovation Index 2020.

Q. What is India Innovation Index? 

Q. Which all are the functions that,  it will perform?

It intends to perform the following three functions-

  1. Ranking of states and UTs based on their index scores
  2. Recognizing opportunities and challenges, and
  3. Assisting in tailoring governmental policies to foster innovation

Q. What is the significance of Indian innovation index? 

Q. What are its findings?

Top States: Karnataka topped with a score of 42.5 for the second year running.

Bottom States: Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar scored the lowest on the index, which put them at the bottom in the “major States” category.

Hill and North-East States: