Factory output in India increased to 4.5% from the revised 2.1% in February, before the government implemented a nationwide lockout on March 24. The industrial production index stood at 0.2% in February 2019.
The cumulative growth for the period April-February 2019-20 is 0.9% as compared to the same period of the previous year.
During February, mining and manufacturing grew by 10% and 3.2% respectively, while electricity generation grew by 8.1%. The cumulative growth in these three sectors during April-February 2019-20 in the same period of 2018-19 was 1.9%, 0.6% and 1.5% respectively.