Science and Technology Development in India

India's ranking in global S&T indices improved to 46 as per Global Innovation Index (GII)

Advantage India

Robust
Demand

* As per the Economic Survey 2022, India’s GERD as a percentage of GDP stood at 0.66%.

* Expanding middle-class and increasing affordability are demand drivers for technologically advanced products.

Attractive
Opportunities

* India is the top exporter of IT products, has the third-largest pharma sector and a fast-growing contract research segment.

* India stands third globally in the number of peer-reviewed Science and Engineering Publications.

Policy
support

* In September 2021, India published the amended Patents Rules (2021) and reduced fees by 80% for educational institutions.

Rising
Private Activity

* Establishment of CoEs in various areas. NMITLI initiative on PPP basis.

* Increased investment by private players. Setting up R&D centres.

Last updated: Apr, 2022

Major Indian States for Science and Technology

  • Maharashtra
  • Gujarat
  • NCR
  • Karnataka
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh

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