In India, in the overall Index of Industrial Production, the Indices of Eight Core Industries have a combined weight of 37.90%. Which of the following are among those Eight Core Industries?

  1. Cement
  2. Fertilizers
  3. Natural Gas
  4. Refinery products
  5. Textiles

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2012 Prelims]

(a) 1 and 5 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5


Answer: (c)        

Explanation:

  • The eight core industries comprise nearly 40.27% of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production.
  • These core 8 sectors are
    • Electricity
    • Steel
    • Refinery products
    • Crude oil
    • Coal
    • Cement
    • Natural gas and
    • Fertilizers

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