India ranked 44th according to the latest report of the International Institute for Management Development’s (IMD) World Digital Competitiveness Rankings (WDCR) 2019.
This year, India has moved up by 4 places from 48th rank in 2018 to rank at 44th position in the World Digital Competitiveness Rankings (WDCR) 2019.
According to the report, India’s biggest improvement was in the technology sub-factor level, where it holds the first position in telecommunications investment.
The largest leap in the overall ranking was marked by China, moving from 30th to 22nd, and Indonesia, from 62nd to 56th position.
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) (8th) and the Republic of Korea (10th) were the two South Asian nations that entered the top-10 list for the first time.
World Digital Competitiveness Rankings 2019 ranking list was topped by the United State (US).
This ranking is done based on the measure in capacity and readiness of 63 nations in adopting digital technology for economic transformation in terms of business, government, etc.
The evaluation was done based on 3 factors they are knowledge, technology, and future-readiness.