New Delhi: India’s industrial production contracted by 1.9% in November, official data showed on Tuesday.
According to the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data, manufacturing sector output shrank by 1.7% in November 2020.
Mining output also declined 7.3%, while power generation grew 3.5%.
The IIP had grown by 2.1% in November 2019.
Industrial production has been hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic since March last year when IIP contracted by 18.7% in the month.