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Karnataka tops innovation index, list dominated by south, west

New Delhi: Karnataka has been ranked as probably the most revolutionary state within the nation whereas the highest ten states are concentrated primarily in southern and western India.

These rankings have been launched by the NITI Aayog on Thursday below the India Innovation Index 2019. Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Telangana, Haryana, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh kind the remaining high ten main states respectively. The highest ten main states are majorly concentrated in southern and western India.

Sikkim and Delhi take the highest spots among the many north – japanese & hill states, and union territories. Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh are probably the most environment friendly states in translating inputs into output.

In response to the NITI Aayog, the examine is an final result of intensive analysis and evaluation, which appears holistically on the innovation panorama of India by inspecting the innovation capabilities and efficiency of Indian states and union territories.

“The aim is to create a holistic tool which can be used by policymakers across the country to identify the challenges to be addressed and strengths to build on when designing the economic growth policies for their regions”, it mentioned in a press release.

Karnataka is the chief within the general rankings within the class of main states. Karnataka’s primary place within the general rating is partly attributed to its high rank within the efficiency dimension. It is usually among the many high performers in infrastructure, information staff, information output and enterprise surroundings.

In response to the NITI Aayog, the index exhibits that the innovation ecosystem of the nation is robust in south and western elements of India. The truth is, three of the highest 5 main states are from southern India. Delhi and Haryana appear to be an exception to this rule and appear to be doing properly on the Index. “Thus, there seems to be a west-south and north-east divide across the country”, the index report mentioned.

The index was launched within the presence of Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Division of Science, Renu Swarup, Secretary, Division of Biotechnology and Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, AYUSH.

Rajiv Kumar expressed hope that the India Innovation Index would create synergies between completely different stakeholders within the innovation ecosystem and India would shift to aggressive good governance.

Amitabh Kant added that India has a singular alternative amongst its myriad challenges to turn into the innovation chief on this planet.

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