HRD Ministry will have an Innovation Cell
New Delhi: Union minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar announced that they will be setting up an Innovation Cell in the HRD Ministry. The decision has been made on the basis of India's jump in the Global Innovation Index ranking. From 66th, India reached 60th position, out of 127 countries.
The innovation cell will be headed by a scientist. A senior ministry official and professionals will be part of it to bring forth novel ideas.
As per the minster, the betterment in the Global Innovation Index Ranking coincides with the launch of the Smart India Hackathon by the HRD Ministry.