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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 August

business Updated: Nov 01, 2017 15:52 IST
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Coal production grew 10.6% in September from a year ago, while refinery products output grew 8.1%.
Coal production grew 10.6% in September from a year ago, while refinery products output grew 8.1%.(Reuters File)
         

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.

First Published: Oct 31, 2017 21:19 IST