NEW DELHI, Feb 28 (Reuters) - India's infrastructure sector
output rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in January,
mainly driven by electricity and steel production, government
data showed on Friday.
The infrastructure sector grew 2.1 percent year-on-year in
the previous month.
The infrastructure sector, which comprises coal, crude oil,
oil refining, natural gas, steel, cement, electricity and
fertilisers, accounts for 37.9 percent of India's industrial
Industrial production contracted 0.1 percent from a year
earlier during the April-December period.
(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Douglas Busvine)