Index of Eight Core Industries
- The Office of Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade released the Index of Eight Core Industries (ICI) for the Month of April 2021.
- The combined ICI stood at 126.7 in April 2021, which increased by 56.1% (provisional) as compared to the Index of April 2020.
- The growth rate of ICI during April-March 2020-21was (-) 6.5% (P) as compared to the corresponding period of last FY.
- ICI measures combined and individual performance of production in selected eight core industries viz. Coal, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Refinery Products, Fertilizers, Steel, Cement and Electricity.