As per the government data released on February 28, 2011, India's economy grew a slower-than-expected 8.2% in the December quarter from a year earlier.
The manufacturing sector grew 5.6% in October-December from a year earlier, while farm output grew by an annual 8.9%.
India's economy is expected to expand 8.6% in the current fiscal year that ends in March.
At constant (2004-05) prices Quarterly GDP at factor cost at constant (2004-05) prices for Q3 of 2010-11 is estimated at Rs. 12,61,664 crore, as against Rs. 11,66,145 crore in Q3 of 2009-10, showing a growth rate of 8.2 per cent over the corresponding quarter of previous year.