Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu top in NITI innovation index

Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Kerala have been positioned as the top five states in innovation in Niti Aayog’s second Innovation Index released on Wednesday.

The index, released by Aayog’s vice chairman Rajiv Kumar and CEO Amitabh Kant, has been created in the lines of Global Innovation Index.

Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar were positioned at the bottom of the index.

The India Innovation Index 2020, positions the states and union domains dependent on their relative performance of supporting innovation, and intends to enable them to improve their innovation policies by featuring their qualities and shortcomings.

The states and union regions have been separated into 17 ‘major states’, 10 ‘North-East and hill states’, and 9 ‘city states and Union Territories’, for adequately contrasting their performance.

Generally speaking, the framework of India Innovation Index 2020, comprises of 36 markers, which incorporate hard information (32 pointers) and four composite indicators.

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