Madhya Pradesh topples Bihar in growth rate in 2012-13

Madhya Pradesh led major states of the country in respect of growth rate in 2012-13, and dislodged Bihar from top position, the state government has said citing estimates released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Agriculture growth rate of Madhya Pradesh for year 2012-13 is 14.28 per cent and GSDP growth rate 10.02 per cent, a state government release said here today.

With this, Madhya Pradesh has occupied the top position in respect of GSDP growth, dislodging Bihar, it said.

Last year Bihar was at the top, with 13.26 per cent GSDP growth, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 11.81 per cent.

In 2012-13, Bihar's GSDP growth is estimated to have declined to 9.48 per cent.

MP has registered continuous increase in per-capita income, the release added. During the current financial year the per-capita income of the state is estimated to have gone up by 8.69 per cent.

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