India's eight core industries grew 2.2% in January led by expansion in the production of coal, refinery products and electricity, official data released on Friday revealed. The infrastructure sectors expanded by 1.5% in January 2019. The production of coal, refinery products and electricity grew by 8%, 1.9% and 2.8%, respectively. Sectors which recorded negative growth during the month are crude oil, natural gas, and fertiliser. The eight core sectors recorded negative growth from August 2019 to November 2019.