Industrial production for the month of September 2013 stands at 166.3, which is 2.0% higher as compared to the level in the month of September 2012. The cumulative growth for the period April-September 2013-14 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 0.4%. The government revised the output growth for August to 0.43% from 0.6% earlier.
The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of September 2013 stand at 114.9, 175.6 and 169.0 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 3.3%, 0.6% and 12.9% as compared to September 2012. The cumulative growth in the three sectors during April-September 2013-14 over the corresponding period of 2012-13 has been -2.5%, 0.1% and 5.9% respectively. In terms of industries, 13 out of the 22 industry groups in the manufacturing sector have shown positive growth during the month of September 2013 as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year.
As per Use-based classification, the growth rates in September 2013 over September 2012 are 5.4% in Basic goods, -6.8% in Capital goods and 4.1% in Intermediate goods. The Consumer durables and Consumer non-durables have recorded growth of -10.8% and 11.3% respectively, with the overall growth in Consumer goods being 0.6%.