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HEAVY INDUSTRY

Heavy Industry in India comprises of the heavy engineering industry, machine tool industry, heavy electrical industry, industrial machinery and auto-industry.These industries provides goods and services for almost all sectors of the economy,including power,rail and road transport.The machine building industry caters the requirements of equipment for basic industries such as steel,non-ferrous metals,fertilizers,refineries, petrochemicals,shipping,paper,cement,sugar,etc.

Performance of Industry

Industrial sector registered a growth of 5.8per cent for the period April-July 2011-12 as compared to 9.7per cent in the corresponding period of 2010-11.The growth in the manufacturing,mining and electricity sectors during April-July, 2011-12 over the corresponding period of 2010-11 have been 1.1 per cent, 6.0 per cent and 9.4 per cent respectively, which moved the overall growth in the General Index to 5.8 per cent

Capital goods sector has registered a growth of 7.6 per cent during April-July 2011-12 as compared to the growth of 23.1 per cent during corresponding period of 2010-11.Consumer goods, Basic goods and intermediate goods recorded growth of 4.6 per cent, 7.9 per cent and 0.8per cent, respectively during April-July 2011-12 as compared to 10.0 per cent 5.2 per cent and 10.1 in same order.

The consumer durables sector recorded a growth of 4.2per cent in April-July 2011-12 as compared to 18.4 per cent in the corresponding period of the year 2010-11.The Consumer non-durables sector grew at 4.9 per cent dueing 2011-12 as compared to 3.8 per cent in 2010-11.

Sub-Sectors of Heavy Industry

Heavy Industry deals with the following 19 Industrial Sub-sector:

(i) Boilers
(ii) Cement Machinery
(iii) Dairy Machinery
(iv) Electrical Furnace
(v) Freight Containers
(vi) Material Handling Equipment
(vii) Metallurgical Machinery
(viii) Mining Machinery
(ix) Machine Tools
(x) Oil Field Equipment
(xi) Printing Machinery
(xii) Pulp an Paper Machinery
(xiii) Rubber Machinery
(xiv) Switchgear and Control Gear
(xv) Shunting Locomotive
(xvi) Sugar Machinery
(xvii) Turbines & Generator Set
(xviii) Transformers
(xix) Textile Machinery

 

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