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July industrial output jumps to 4.2%

New Delhi, Sept 11: The country’s General Index for the month of July 2015 stood 4.2% higher as compared to the level in the month of July 2014.

“The General Index for the month of July 2015 stands at 180.3, which is 4.2% higher as compared to the level in the month of July 2014. The cumulative growth for the period April-July 2015-16 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 3.5%,” read a statement issued by the government on Friday.

“The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of July 2015 stand at 117.7, 190.7 and 190.3 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 1.3%, 4.7% and 3.5% as compared to July 2014 (Statement I). The cumulative growth in the three sectors during April-July 2015-16 over the corresponding period of 2014-15 has been 0.6%, 4.0% and 2.6% respectively,” it said.

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