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India improves global talent competitiveness ranking to 81st


Mains Paper 3: Economy | Development & employment

From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:

Prelims level: Global index of talent competitiveness

Mains level: India’s position in various indexes and reforms required to improve ranking

Global index of talent competitiveness

  1. India has moved up on a global index of talent competitiveness to the 81st position
  2. India has improved its position from 92nd last year
  3. India was at the 89th place in 2016 on the index

About the index

  1. The index measures how countries grow, attract and retain talent
  2. It is released every year on the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting
  3. The study was released by Adecco, Insead and Tata Communications this year
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