India’s core sector output registered double-digit growth in June; increases by 12.7%

The eight core industries include electricity, coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products and fertilizers. Coal, petroleum, cement and electricity rose in double digits.

published on : 30th July 2022

Industrial output grows 19.6% in May, as against 7.1% in April 

The manufacturing sector’s output recorded a growth of 20.6% in May this year. In the same month mining output jumped 10.9%, while power generation grew by 23.5%.

published on : 13th July 2022

IIP jumps to eight-month high at 7.1 per cent in April

The growth of eight core sectors was at 8.4 per cent in April, up from 4.9 per cent in March. These eight core sectors comprise 40.3 per cent of the total weightage  of the IIP.

published on : 11th June 2022

India to ramp up coal output to reduce dependence on imports: Moody's Investors Service

The government has recently mandated CIL to import coal as an emergency measure to avoid a shortage of coal for the country's power utilities and build up buffer stock

published on : 7th June 2022

Government mulls scrapping requirement of forest clearance for exploration of mineral blocks

A high-level committee of NITI Aayog had earlier recommended that "there should not be any requirement of forest clearance for undertaking exploration."

published on : 26th May 2022

All efforts are continuing to increase coal output: Coal ministry

The ministry's statement comes against the backdrop of certain parts of the country grappling with power outages due to a shortage of coal for power plants.

published on : 24th May 2022

Sri Lanka to receive 65,000MT of urea from India

Sri Lanka is aiming to boost its agriculture sector to avoid any disruption in the agriculture market following the drop in the paddy cultivation in the Maha session.

published on : 14th May 2022

Pakistan to double its hydroelectric output to meet power shortage: Report

The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has devised a plan to increase the existing 9,406 megawatts (MW) to 20,591 MW by the year 2028-29.

published on : 30th April 2022

JSW Steel output jumps 21 per cent to 1.58 MT in February

JSW Steel's production of flat-rolled products rose 25 per cent to 1.15 MT in February 2022, compared with 0.93 MT in the year-ago period.

published on : 8th March 2022

Communication output of Rajya Sabha increased manifold in last four years: RS Secretariat

It also said that the Rajya Sabha's communication output per week in the last four years was 4.5 times that of the preceding five years (2012 to 2017).

published on : 27th October 2021

January inflation eases to 5.07 per cent, December Index of Industrial Production lowers to 7.1 per cent

As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office, the sequential slowdown in factory output was mainly on account of lower production in the manufacturing sector.

published on : 13th February 2018

India's factory output grows, inflation cools

Index of industrial production expands 7.1 per cent in December; retail inflation softens to 5.07 per cent in January.

published on : 13th February 2018

India's industrial output up 7.1 percent in December

Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast 6.2 percent growth in output compared with an upwardly revised 8.8 percent year-on-year increase in November.

published on : 12th February 2018