RTTNews - India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for April 2009 expanded 1.4%, said the data released by the Central Statistical Organisation.

The mining sector and manufacturing sector grew higher by 3.8% and 0.7% in the month compared to April 2008 . The Electricity sector grew 7.1% in the month.

The release said the annual growth for the year 2008-09 has been revised to 2.6% with mining, manufacturing and electricity reporting 2.6%, 2.5% and 2.8% growth respectively.

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