India's July infrastructure output grows 4.5% y/y

Labourers work at a construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's infrastructure output expanded 4.5% year-on-year in July, government data showed on Wednesday.

Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors including coal and electricity and accounts for nearly 40% of industrial output, rose by 11.5% year-on-year over the April-July period, the data showed.

(Reporting by Aftab Ahmed and Manoj Kumar)