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India's Q1 2018-19 GDP grows at 8.2%

IANS  |  New Delhi 

An upswing in accelerated India's GDP growth rate for the first quarter of 2018-19 to 8.2 per cent, official data showed here on Friday.

According to the (CSO), the GDP at 2011-12 prices in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018-19 registered growth rate of 8.2 per cent, up from 7.7 per cent reported for Q4 of 2017-18.

"The economic activities which registered growth of over 7 percent in Q1 of 2018-19 over Q1 of 2017-18 are 'manufacturing', 'electricity, gas, water supply and other utility services', 'construction' and 'public administration, defence and other services'," a statement by said.

"The growth in the 'agriculture, forestry and fishing', 'and quarrying', 'trade, hotels, transport, communication and services related to broadcasting' and financial, and professional services is estimated to be 5.3 per cent, 0.1 per cent, 6.7 per cent, and 6.5 per cent respectively during this period."



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First Published: Fri, August 31 2018. 17:42 IST