India's industrial production in April touches 4.9 pct

India's industrial production in April touches 4.9 pct

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 12 Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 12 (IBNS): India's industrial production for the month of April touched  4.9 percent, as per government data released on Tuesday.

The General Index for the month of April 2018 stands at 123.0, which is 4.9 percent higher as compared to the level in the month of April 2017.

"The cumulative growth for the period April-March 2017-18 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 4.3 percent," read a government statement released on Tuesday.

The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of April 2018 stand at 103.8, 123.4 and 153.7 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 5.1 percent, 5.2 percent and 2.1 percent as compared to April 2017 (Statement I). The cumulative growth in these three sectors during April-March 2017-18 over the corresponding period of 2016-17 has been 2.3 percent, 4.5 percent and 5.4 percent respectively.

 

India's industrial production in April touches 4.9 pct

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