Karnataka tops Niti Aayog Innovation Index

Karnataka tops Niti Aayog Innovation Index

Karnataka tops Niti Aayog Innovation Index
October 18
11:45 2019

Karnataka has edged out other states and topped the NITI Aayog’s first Innovation Index .

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Telangana and Haryana have been ranked as top five states  in the index, released by Aayog’s vice chairman Rajiv Kumar and CEO Amitabh Kant, developed on the lines of Global Innovation Index.

The index attempts to create an extensive framework for the continual evaluation of the innovation environment of 29 states and seven union territories. It intends to rank states and UTs based on their index score, recognise opportunities and challenges, and assist in tailoring governmental policies to foster innovation.

Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Jharkhand are at the bottom of the index among states. Among north-eastern states, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have topped while Delhi, Chandigarh and Goa have topped the list among union territories in the country.The idea behind the index, which has been developed over last one-and-a-half year, is to analyse innovation.


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