India Ranks 10 slots below in Innovation Index: CSIR
'Global Innovation Index' rankings reveal that India is
slipping by 10 places.
The country has fallen 10 ranks down from being No. 66 in
2013 to No. 76 now.
At present CSIR Director General is Dr. P. S. Ahuja
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
established in 1942,
It is an autonomous body and India's largest research and
development (R&D) organisation, with 37 laboratories and 39 field stations
or extension centres spread across the nation, with a collective staff of over
Although CSIR is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science
and Technology, it operates as an autonomous body registered under the
Registration of Societies Act of 1860.