Manufacturing growth: Bihar on top

Bihar had the highest manufacturing growth in 2010-11, despite some deceleration in the previous two years.

Manufacturing growth in Bihar stood at 15 per cent in 2010-11 against 15.2 per cent a year ago and 21.9 per cent in 2008-09, according to data provided by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

Chhattisgarh saw manufacturing production grow by 13 per cent in 2010-11 against 10 per cent in the previous year and merely 2.4 per cent in 2008-09. Haryana, Punjab and Puducherry saw their manufacturing growth at double digits in 2010-11.

Maharashtra’s manufacturing growth fell to 8.6 per cent in 2010-11 against 16.3 per cent a year before. In 2008-09, manufacturing production contracted 3.8 per cent.

Jharkhand’s manufacturing production fell in all the three years. The rate of decline was 5.5 per cent, 6 per cent and 31.8 per cent in 2010-11, 2009-10 and 2008-09, respectivel

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  1. I am a bihari living in karachi. I am very intrested about bihar future and good news from behar and bihari in bihar and worldwide. Iam very happy to see report in bihar foundation website, about bihar growth is high comparing other states. Thanks, jawaid

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