Sikkim has slipped down from the primary to the fourth place within the second version of Indian Innovation Index 2020 below “North-Jap and Hill States” class whereas Manipur stood on the third place.
Himachal Pradesh with 25.06 rating moved up from the second place to emerge as the highest ranker this 12 months, whereas prime performer in 2019, in India Innovation Index, Sikkim with 20.28 rating went right down to the fourth place.
The Index which was launched by Niti Aayog on Wednesday examines the innovation capabilities and efficiency of the states and union territories. The primary version of the index was launched in October 2019.
With a rating of 23.50 Uttarakhand bagged the second place, and Manipur at 22.78 bagged the third place in North-Jap/Hill States class.
With a rating of 16.93 Mizoram stood on the fifth place, adopted by Assam, 16.38, Arunachal Pradesh, 14.90, Nagaland, 14.11, Tripura, 12.84, and Meghalaya, 12.15.
Within the “Main States” class, Karnataka continued to occupy the highest place, whereas Maharashtra moved previous Tamil Nadu to achieve the second place. Telangana, Kerala, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab accomplished the highest ten in that order.
The India Innovation Index 2020 was launched by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar, within the presence of Member (Well being) Dr VK Paul, Member (Agriculture) Dr Ramesh Chand, CEO Amitabh Kant, Adviser (Science and Expertise) Neeraj Sinha, and Institute for Competitiveness Chair Dr Amit Kapoor.
Within the second version too, the index discovered that the extent of competitiveness among the many states and union territories was excessive, which is important for them to repeatedly enhance on their enabling components in addition to innovation efficiency.