Infrastructure output grows 6.7% in January

The growth in output compares with an upwardly revised 4.2 percent year-on-year growth in December. Photograph:( Others )

Reuters Delhi, India Feb 28, 2018, 01.59 PM (IST)

India's infrastructure output grew 6.7 percent in January from a year ago, government data showed on Wednesday.

The growth in output compares with an upwardly revised 4.2 percent year-on-year growth in December.

During April-January, the annual output growth was 4.3 percent, data showed.

Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 percent of India`s industrial output.