New Delhi: Eight key infrastructure sectors’ growth rose to 6.2% in April on healthy expansion in production of natural gas, refinery products and electricity, according to data released on Friday. Output of eight sectors grew 6% in March.
Growth of these core sectors — coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity — was 4.6% in April 2023.Fertiliser output recorded negative growth in April. Production growth of coal, steel and cement slowed down to 7.5%, 7.1% and 0.6%, respectively against 9.1%, 16.6% and 12.4% in April 2023. Eight core sectors contribute 40.3% to Index of Industrial Production.

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