National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22

Dr. S. Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, released the “National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22: Summary for Policymakers” on April 27, 2023.

  • Conducted by: It is a joint study conducted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
  • Components: NMIS had two specific components: the firm-level survey and the sectoral systems of innovation (SSI) survey.
  • The responses obtained from the firm-level survey have been converted into an India Manufacturing Innovation Index (IMII) 2022.

Important Points

  • The Indian manufacturing sector has an overall. India Manufacturing Innovation Index (IMII) score of 28.17, which is the average of the scores for the three dimensions across all states and UTS.
  • The enablers (presence) dimension has a national score of 20.52, the barriers (absence) dimension has a national score of 38.31, and performance was at 25.68.

IMII 2022 Ranking:

  • The state of Karnataka (33.41) ranked highest on IMII 2022 and the lowest was North-eastern states. (excluding Assam) (19.69).
  • Karnataka is closely followed by Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (32.88), Telangana (32.86), and Tamil Nadu (32.5)
  • Low scoring states are North-eastern states (excluding Assam) (19.69) followed by Bihar (21.32), Assam (22.22), Jharkhand (22.78), Odisha (23.05) angl Andhra Pradesh (24.25).
  • Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu had the highest share of innovative firms at 46.18%, 39.10% and 31.90%, respectively.
  • Odisha, Bihar, and Jharkhand reported the least share of innovative firms at 12.78%, 13.47% and 13.71%, respectively.