Niti Aayog’s India Innovation Index: Odisha Dips In Ranking

Bhubaneswar: While the coronavirus pandemic has aspects several aspects of the society and the country as a whole, Odisha slipped to 14th position in the second edition of India Innovation Index released by NITI Aayog on Wednesday.

Karnataka topped the index for the second year in a row with innovation score of 42.5 points.

Odisha is among four states including Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar found a place at the bottom of the index.

The average innovation score of Odisha stands at 18.94.

The State scored 42.10 points to stand at 10th place in Human Resources Index, while it stood at 15th position in Investment and 14th in Knowledge Works categories.

Odisha secured the 12th position in the first innovation index rankings of the Niti Ayog released in 2019.

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