The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a ranking of countries as per their success and capacity in innovation. It is published yearly by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). India has been ranked as the 48th most innovative nation in the world in 2020; entering the top 50 nations for the first time.
- GII is developed jointly by Cornell University, INSEAD and World Intellectual Property Organization.
- GII 2020 ranks 131 economies based on 80 indicators, compiled under 7 pillars.
- India is in the top half of the GII rankings in 2020.
- India has retained its position as the most innovative country among Central and South Asian countries.