Commerce and industry ministry

At a four-hour consultation with export promotion councils, commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu gave a patient hearing to issues raised by them and asked them to submit a sector-wise time-bound plan to promote exports. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
Core sector includes eight infrastructure sectors—coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity. Photo: Bloomberg

Core sector grows 4.9% in November

1 min read . 02 Jan 2017
The coal sector output expanded by a slower pace of 1.9% in September this year as against 7.6% in the same month last fiscal. Photo: Bloomberg<br />
The FIPB on 9 April will take up as many as 32 FDI proposals. Photo: Mint<br />

More steps on anvil to boost FDI

1 min read . 30 Mar 2015
Coal, crude oil, cement and electricity recorded a growth of 8.1%, 0.1%, 13.6% and 15.7%, respectively, in the month under review.<br />