November infrastructure output up 1.8 percent

NEW DELHI Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:35pm IST

Labourers are silhouetted against the setting sun as they work at the construction site of a residential building in Hyderabad October 5, 2012. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

Labourers are silhouetted against the setting sun as they work at the construction site of a residential building in Hyderabad October 5, 2012.

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's infrastructure sector output grew 1.8 percent in November from a year earlier, a sharp fall from the upwardly revised annual growth of 6.6 percent in the previous month, government data showed on Monday.

The infrastructure output for eight sectors - coal, crude oil, oil refinery, natural gas, steel, cement, electricity and fertilisers - grew at an annual 3.5 percent in the April-November period compared with 4.8 percent a year earlier.

The infrastructure sector accounts for 37.9 percent of India's industrial output.

(Reporting by Arup Roychoudhury; Editing by Sunil Nair)

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