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India’s industrial output up 0.1 percent in January

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New Delhi, March 12:

India’s industrial output was higher by 0.1 percent during January, as mining and electricity sectors performed marginally better, government data showed Wednesday.

Factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) dropped by 0.6 percent in December, registering contraction for the third straight month.

The cumulative growth of the industrial production for the April-January period year-on-year was at a standstill from the corresponding period of last fiscal, according to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) here.

(IANS)