India’s core sector has grown
India’s core sector grew by 5 per cent overall in September driven mainly by strong growth in steel and petroleum products sectors, data released by the government showed. 

Growth in the Index of Eight Core Industries in September was much stronger than the 3.2 per cent growth seen in August.

Eight Core industries
1. Steel sector 
2. The refinery products 
3. The cement sector 
4. The electricity sector 
5. The fertiliser sector 
6. The coal sector
7. The crude oil sector 
8. The natural gas sector