Growth of eight core sector industries remains at 4.7 pct in October, says govt data
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IBNS): Growth of India's eight core sector industries remained at 4.7 percent in October from a year ago, as per official data released on Thursday.
The Eight Core Industries comprise 40.27 per cent of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), read a government statement.
"The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 128.2 in October, 2017, which was 4.7 per cent higher as compared to the index of October, 2016. Its cumulative growth during April to October, 2017-18 was 3.5 per cent," it said.