Core Infrastructure Sector
Business  /  Published 01.09.21

Core sector grows 9.4%

The output of eight core sectors grew 9.4 per cent in July mainly due to a low base effect and an uptick in production of coal, natural gas, steel, cement and electricity, official data showed.  ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

Shrinking size: core economic sector

The core sector of the Indian economy comprising eight infrastructure industries has been contracting continuously since March 2020. Undoubtedly, the disruptions due to the pandemic have taken their t...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 28.11.20

Core infrastructure sector contracts

The core infrastructure sector contracted for the eight straight month —with output falling 2.5 per cent in October —because of a slump in the production of crude oil, natural gas, refiner...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.09.20

Debt-GDP ratio forecast at 90%

The debt to gross domestic product ratio could widen to around 85-90 per cent for India in a post Covid-19 period from around 70 per cent in the pre-Covid period. According to Sajjid Z. Chinoy, chief...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 28.07.20

Covid crisis: Firms asked to focus on five areas

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday asked the private sector to step up their role in infrastructure financing as he sought to bring the attention of industry on the opportu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 01.07.20

Fiscal deficit widens to Rs 4.66 lakh crore

Fiscal deficit during the first two months of the current financial year widened to Rs 4.66 lakh crore, or 58.6 per cent of the budget estimates, mainly on account of poor tax collection during the lo...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Core sector figures deepen gloom

The unrelenting flow of depressing economic data continues.On Thursday, the ministry of commerce and industry put out data that showed the output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 5.2 ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.11.18

Core growth modest

The core infrastructure sector has expanded 4.8 per cent in October — better than 4.3 per cent in Septemeber — because of a healthy growth in cement, coal and electricity sectors.However, on a yea...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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