The core sector for the month of September contracted massively by 5.2 per cent from the 0.5 per cent contraction seen in August. The index was dragged down by coal mining which came in at -20.5 per cent.The figures for the same month last year stood at 4.3 per cent. The cumulative growth during the period of April-September 2019-20 was 1.3 per cent.
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