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BHUBANESWAR: After falling below the national average on the poverty index, Odisha has slipped further to 16th position on the Innovation Index to find a place among the bottom two states due to poor performance in different settings. The state was placed 12th in the first edition of the Innovation Index in 2019 and 14th in the second edition in 2020.

According to the 2021 ranking released by NITI Aayog, Odisha scored 11.42 and placed just ahead of Chhattisgarh among 17 major states. Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Bihar were the other three among the bottom five states. Among facilitators, Odisha was ranked 16th with a score of 15.19 and she was 15th with a score of 7.64 among performers. While Karnataka topped the list in the overall innovation index, Haryana topped the list of enablers and Telangana was the top performer.

In the top states category, Odisha has a lower percentage of employed women with higher degrees. With a score of 2.12, the state has only one percent of female employees with higher education. The number of private R&D units in the state (per lakh population) has also been low. Odisha had the highest score at 24.62 in Human Capital and the lowest score at 2.12 in Knowledge Worker, 3.46 in Knowledge Diffusion and 4.76 in Investment. It scored 22.8 on the Business Environment pillar, 21.66 on Security and Legal Environment and 11.82 on Knowledge Generation.

The state scored very low on ease of doing business (EoDB), incubators, bank accounts, social media monitoring cell, R&D expenditure, venture capital operations, of high-tech exports, filing of industrial designs and trademarks, knowledge-intensive jobs, skills development training, police personnel and percentage of pending investigation of corruption cases.

The score was zero in EoDB, social media monitoring, venture capital transactions and skills development training, 0.07 in FDI inflows as a percentage of state GDP, 0, 09 in high and medium high-tech manufacturing entities, 0.37 in knowledge-intensive employment, 0.4 in industry. registered design and 0.24 in the percentage of schools with Atal Tinkering Labs.

The poor performance of human capital in terms of school and higher education has also affected the ranking and there is a gap between the performance of knowledge workers and its reflection in high-tech exports.
The number of indicators increased to 66 in the third edition from 36 in the second edition. The indicators are now divided into 16 sub-pillars, which in turn form seven key pillars.

BHUBANESWAR: After falling below the national average on the poverty index, Odisha has slipped further to 16th position on the Innovation Index to find a place among the bottom two states due to poor performance in different settings. The state was placed 12th in the first edition of the Innovation Index in 2019 and 14th in the second edition in 2020. According to the 2021 ranking released by NITI Aayog, Odisha scored 11.42 and stood placed just ahead of Chhattisgarh among 17 major states. Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Bihar were the other three among the bottom five states. Among facilitators, Odisha was ranked 16th with a score of 15.19 and she was 15th with a score of 7.64 among performers. While Karnataka topped the list in the overall innovation index, Haryana topped the list of enablers and Telangana was the top performer. In the top states category, Odisha has a lower percentage of employed women with higher degrees. With a score of 2.12, the state has only one percent of female employees with higher education. The number of private R&D units in the state (per lakh population) has also been low. Odisha had the highest score at 24.62 in Human Capital and the lowest score at 2.12 in Knowledge Worker, 3.46 in Knowledge Diffusion and 4.76 in Investment. It scored 22.8 on the Business Environment pillar, 21.66 on Security and Legal Environment and 11.82 on Knowledge Generation. The state scored very low on ease of doing business (EoDB), incubators, bank accounts, social media monitoring cell, R&D expenditure, venture capital operations, of high-tech exports, filing of industrial designs and trademarks, knowledge-intensive jobs, skills development training, police personnel and percentage of pending investigation of corruption cases. The score was zero in EoDB, social media monitoring, venture capital transactions and skills development training, 0.07 in FDI inflows as a percentage of state GDP, 0, 09 in high and medium high-tech manufacturing entities, 0.37 in knowledge-intensive employment, 0.4 in industry. registered design and 0.24 in the percentage of schools with Atal Tinkering Labs. The poor performance of human capital in terms of school and higher education has also affected the ranking and there is a gap between the performance of knowledge workers and its reflection in high-tech exports. The number of indicators increased to 66 in the third edition from 36 in the second edition. The indicators are now divided into 16 sub-pillars, which in turn form seven key pillars.

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