UP’s industrial sector grew 3.7% in 2017-18; mining outpaced all


UP’s industrial sector grew 3.7% in 2017-18; mining outpaced all

Industrial growth was ‘sluggish’ in Uttar Pradesh while agriculture fared much better amid talk about an industry-friendly climate in the state, government data showed.

The industrial sector’s contribution to the Gross State Domestic Product was 3.7%, both at current prices and constant (2011-12) prices, according to the quick estimates for 2017-18 released recently by the economics and statistics division of the State Planning Institute, Uttar Pradesh.

The industrial growth rate was much lower than the previous years. In contrast, agriculture appears to have done pretty well with a growth rate of 6.5% in 2017-18, the estimates revealed. Read More

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