This segment grew by 2.7 per cent in the seven month period of this fiscal,
as against 3.6 per cent during April-October, 2011-12.
The basic goods growth also improved to 4.1 per cent in October, compared to 1.2 per cent a year ago. During the April -October period, this segment recorded growth of 3 per cent, compared to 6.3 per cent in the first seven months of last
The contraction in the industrial production during September this year was revised downward to 0.7 per cent, from the provisional estimate of 0.4 per cent released last month.