During April-November, the sectors' output dropped by 11.4 per cent as compared to a growth of 0.3 per cent in the same period of the previous year.
The output of crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, steel and cement declined by (-)4.9 per cent, (-)9.3 per cent, (-)4.8 per cent, (-)4.4 per cent, and (-)7.1 per cent, respectively, in November this year.
On the other hand, coal and electricity sector output grew by 2.9 per cent and 2.2 per cent during the month under review.
Fertiliser sector growth stood at 1.6 per cent as against 13.6 per cent in the same month last year.
The eight core industries account for 40.27 per cent of the IIP.
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