India has emerged as one of fastest-growing innovation-led economies in world: Dr Jitendra Singh
Union Minister of State of Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh has said that India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing innovation-led economies in the world. Addressing the conference on 2nd edition of The SMARTec India Initiative in New Delhi, Dr Singh said, start-up eco-system has presented immense livelihood opportunities for youth in India and it is gaining rapid footprints in rural areas. He said, India is emerging as a leader in science and technology sector. He said, recently, India has entered the list of top 50 innovative countries by reaching to 46th position in the Global Innovation Index 2021.
He highlighted that India has also consistently improved its business and innovation environment and is now ranked 63 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business ranking.
Dr Singh said, Modi government’s recent push towards building an AtmaNirbhar Bharat has placed Indian startups at the forefront of innovation and value creation. He said, the collaboration with industry and stakeholders needs to be systematically harnessed for realizing the vision of a new resurgent India.