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Recovery tracker: Rail and power show some gains in first month of new year

Mobility and traffic congestion see a drop

power, grid, discoms, electricity
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Traffic congestion declined on Monday, January 25, in both Mumbai and New Delhi

Sachin P MampattaKrishna Kant Mumbai
There is more electricity being generated and trains are carrying more goods as the first month of the calendar year draws to a close.

Other indicators like traffic, pollution levels and mobility showed signs of slowing down. Business Standard tracks these high frequency indicators weekly. They give a sense of the situation on the ground ahead of official economic data which is often released with a lag. Analysts globally have been tracking similar indicators to get a current sense of the economy as different countries went into lockdown to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

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First Published: Jan 25 2021 | 4:31 PM IST

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