India’s April core industrial output rises 4.7%

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New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The output of India’s eight major industries accelerated by 4.7 per cent in April from a rise of 4.4 per cent in March, official data showed on Thursday.

“The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 124.2 in April, 2018, which was 4.7 per cent higher as compared to the index of April, 2017,” the Ministry of Commerce & Industry said in a statement.

“Its cumulative growth during April to March, 2017-18 was 4.3 per cent.”

–IANS

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