Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to Indian core industries?

  1. Automobile industry is a part of Indian core industries.
  2. Electricity has the highest percentage weightage in IIP, among the core industries.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [B] Only 2 is correct

The Core Industries are Fertilizers, Electricity, Refinery products, Natural gas, steel, coal, cement and crude oil. The first statement is incorrect while second statement is correct.

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