As per NITI Aayog, India improved its ranking by two places and stood at 46 on the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021, on the back of a vibrant start-up ecosystem and research by public and private organisations.

According to the NITI Aayog, it has been working to ensure optimisation of the nation’s efforts for driving policy-led innovation in different areas such as biotechnology, electric vehicles, nanotechnology, space, alternative energy sources, etc.

Further, a constant thrust in monitoring and evaluating India’s position in the global rankings has been provided by the NITI Aayog, including in the GII.