Core infrastructure growth rises to 7.3% in june

In what will signal some revival in economy, core infrastructure sector grew fastest in 9 months at 7.3 per cent in June helped by a low base last year. This comes on back of industrial production (IIP) growth in May at 19 months high of 4.7 per cent due to good performance by manufacturing, mining and power sectors.

The eight core infra industries which consists of fertilisers, cement, steel, electricity, crude oil, coal, petroleum refinery products and natural gas, have a combined weight of about 37.90 per cent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

The recent comments of Justice Markandey Katju, a retired Supreme Court judge, in support of the uniform civil code on the ground that the Muslim personal law is “barbaric, backward and unjust” has ra

WikiLeaks found-er Julian Assange will get into trouble, potentially a 35-year sentence in the United States, if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London, which he says he would to mend his health a