Government of IndiaMinistry of Finance Economic Survey '97





Table 1.5

Growth Rates of Core and Infrastructure Sectors

(Per cent p.a.)

Sectors Weight (IIP) 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96* 1995-96*
(Apr-Nov)
1996-97*
(Apr-Nov)
Basic Infrastructure Sectors -
1.Electricity generation 11.4 7.8 8.5 5.0 7.4 8.5 8.3 9.9 3.4
(a)Thermal (incl. nuclear) - 5.1 11.1 8.1 9.5 6.1 14.6 16.6 6.4
(b)Hydro - 15.2 1.4 -4.0 0.8 17.2 -12.1 -9.3 -7.7
2.Coal 6.6 5.4 8.3 3.9 3.3 3.2 6.4 6.3 9.4
3.Saleable steel 5.2 3.1 8.1 3.9 6.2 8.3 8.9 10.6 2.7
4.Crude oil 2.4 -3.1 -8.1 -11.2 0.3 19.3 9.0 11.6 -10.0
5.Refinery throughput 1.5 -0.3 -0.7 4.0 1.5 3.8 3.6 3.0 6.3
6.Cement 1.6 6.6 5.9 5.0 6.8 7.6 11.2 9.1 11.4
Over All 28.8 5.0 6.4 3.1 5.3 7.8 7.7 8.9 4.1
Other Infrastructure Sectors -
1.Cargo handled at major ports - 3.0 3.3 5.7 7.6 10.0 9.1 11.2 4.7
2.New Telephone connections - 14.7 51.5 34.2 24.5 44.0 23.3 32.5 8.3
3.Revenue earning goods traffic on railways - 2.7 6.2 3.6 2.5 1.7 7.0 5.7 6.3
* Provisional



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