National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22: Summary for Policymakers

  • 01 May 2023

Recently, the Department of Science and Technology has released the "National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22: Summary for Policymakers.

  • The National Manufacturing Innovation Survey (NMIS) 2021-22 was conducted by the Department of Science and Technology and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
  • The survey evaluated the innovation performance of manufacturing firms in India and offered insights into the enabling activities and barriers to innovation.
  • Indian manufacturing sector has an overall India Manufacturing Innovation Index (IMII) score of 28.17
  • The state of Karnataka ranked the highest on IMII 2022 with a score of 33.41.
  • The low scoring states were North-eastern states (excluding Assam) (19.69), followed by Bihar (21.32), Assam (22.22), Jharkhand (22.78), Odisha (23.05), and Andhra Pradesh (24.25).
  • After Karnataka, the states with the next highest scores were Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu (32.88), Telangana (32.86), and Tamil Nadu (32.54).
  • All other states and Union Territories scored average IMII 2022 scores.
  • The range of the IMII 2022 scores is 13.72, which represents significant differences in indicator-level performance across 80 indicators.
  • The survey also evaluated how states and sectors have performed with respect to the manufacturing firms' ability to produce new products, services, and business processes.
  • The findings from the survey can help enhance the competitiveness of Indian manufacturing.
  • The survey can contribute to strengthening the baselines of capacities and capabilities, opportunities, and challenges in the manufacturing value-chains that require immediate attention.