01 January, 2020
Syllabus subtopic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the eight core sectors of the Indian Economy and their performance; Index of Industrial Production
News: India’s eight infrastructure sectors shrank for the fourth straight month in November at 1.5%, though the magnitude of contraction slowed from 5.8% in the previous month. The eight core sectors contribute 40% to the Index of Industrial Production.
What does it signify?
About Index of Industrial Production (IIP)
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