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Discuss the current prevailing innovation ecosystem in India and government measures to promote it.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

3. Discuss the current prevailing innovation ecosystem in India and government measures to promote it. (250 words)

Reference: The Hindu 

Why the question:

The article, authored by Amitabh Kant, CEO of the NITI Aayog, discusses the innovation ecosystem in India and government measures to promote it.

Key Demand of the question:

One has to explain in detail the current prevailing innovation ecosystem in India and government measures to promote it.

Directive:

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:

Introduction:

Start by explaining what you understand by an innovation system.

Body:

Firstly, highlight the significance of Innovation system; Innovation is important to the advancement of society. Innovation helps solve problems, especially as the world’s problems continue to evolve. New and innovative products/technologies have increased the standard of living and provided people with opportunities to improve their lives. Give examples to justify their significance.

Then move onto explain the measures taken by the government in this direction. The Indian government is putting in place a framework of collaboration, facilitation and responsible regulation. Give examples of each to justify better.

Conclusion:

Conclude on a positive note that is India is on the right path.