India’s infrastructure industries’ output expanded 5.Eight per cent in February, in comparison with the identical interval a yr in the past, authorities information confirmed.
The manufacturing in eight core infrastructure industries – which account for almost 40 per cent of total industrial output – had grown by 3.Three per cent in January from a yr in the past.
The index of eight core industries measures the output of eight infrastructure industries – coal, crude, pure gasoline, refinery merchandise, fertilisers, cement, metal and electrical energy.
Data confirmed the manufacturing of coal, pure gasoline, petroleum refinery merchandise, metal, cement and electrical energy industries elevated in February 2022 over the corresponding interval of final yr.
Indeed, the output of coal elevated by 6.6 per cent, pure gasoline by 12.5 per cent, petroleum refinery by 8.Eight per cent, metal by 5.7 per cent, cement by 5.zero per cent and electrical energy technology by 4.zero per cent in February from a yr in the past.
While the manufacturing of crude oil and fertilizers declined by 8.Eight per cent and 1.Four per cent, respectively.