Indian Economy

In the 'Index of Eight Core Industries', which one of the following is given the highest weight?

  1. Coal production 
  2. Electricity generation 
  3. Fertilizer production
  4. Steel production

Answer

The Eight Core Industries comprise nearly 38% of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). Electricity has the highest weight-age of 10.32% followed by steel with 6.68%.

The correct option is B.