Topic:Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
2) Provide for an analysis of recently released Global Innovation Index, Discuss the need for innovation and government efforts to promote the same. (250 words)
Why this question:
Global Innovation Index 2019 has been released recently.
Key demand of the question:
The question aims to analyse the recently released Global innovation index and the performance made by our country and the efforts of the government in this direction.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Discuss in brief about GII.
Start with brief on findings of the report.
Discuss the salient features of the report – GII rankings are based on 80 indicators, from traditional measurements like research and development investments and international patent and trademark applications.
Theme for the year 2019 is – Creating Healthy Lives – The Future of Medical Innovation, which aims to explore the role of medical innovation as it shapes the future of healthcare.
It is published by a specialized agency of the United Nations – the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in association with Cornell University and graduate business school INSEAD.
Then list upon the performance of India and the key findings of the government initiatives in this direction.
Conclude with way forward.