Core Industries Current Affairs - 2020

Eight Core Industries in India include Electricity , steel, refinery products, crude oil, coal, cement, natural gas and fertilizers. The Index of Eight Core Industries is a monthly production index released by CSO and is considered to be the lead indicator of the monthly industrial performance in India.

Core sector growth up by 5.3% in February 2018

According to index of eight core industries released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, eight core infrastructure sectors grew by 5.3% in February 2018. It was mainly due to robust performance of refinery products, fertilizer and cement segments. The core sectors expanded by 6.1% in January 2018 and it grew by just 0.6% in February Read More…

Core sector grows 4.7% in October 2017

According to index of eight core industries released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Core sector growth has grown 4.7% in October 2017, matching September 2017 growth, which has been revised down from 5.2%. This is the highest core sector growth since March 2017. April-October 2017 growth stood at 3.5%, down from 5.6% in the corresponding Read More…

Eight core sectors growth slips to 3.6% in May 2017 

The growth of eight core sectors slowed to 3.6% in May 2017 due to fall in output of coal and fertilisers. It was 5.2% in May 2016. In April 2017, these eight sectors had recorded a growth rate of 2.8%. Core industry can be defined as the main industry. In most countries, there is a Read More…

Industrial production grows 5.7% in November 2016

India’s factory output, measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has registered 5.7% growth in November 2016 as against 1.9% in October 2016. It is the fastest growth recorded in more than four years and is largely on account of a low base effect. It also does not display the negative effects of demonetisation Read More…