Infrastructure output in September grows 5.2% from year ago: Govt
The growth in output compares with a downwardly revised 4.4% year-on-year growth in Augustbusiness Updated: Nov 01, 2017 15:52 IST
India’s annual infrastructure output in September grew 5.2% from a year ago, driven by higher production of coal and refinery products, government data showed on Tuesday.
The growth in output compares with a downwardly revised 4.4% year-on-year growth in August.
During April-September, the annual output growth was 3.3%, data showed.
Coal production grew 10.6% in September from a year ago, while refinery products output grew 8.1%.
India’s eight infrastructure sectors include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, electricity, steel, cement, and fertiliser, accounting for about 40% weight in the index of industrial production.