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Services make up 81% of Delhi’s GDP

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  New Delhi, May 09, 2013
First Published: 00:41 IST(9/5/2013) | Last Updated: 00:43 IST(9/5/2013)

The services sector contributed R2.98 lakh crore to Delhi’s gross domestic product (GDP) of R3.65 lakh crore in 2012-13. The sector includes real estate, hotels, restaurants, banking, insurance, wholesale and retail trade.

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Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday released “estimates of state domestic product — 2012-13” which said the sector accounted for 81.54% of Delhi’s total GDP in 2012-13 compared to 81.62% in 2011-12.

In the previous fiscal, the services sector contributed R2.53 lakh crore to Delhi’s GDP, the report said.

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