The core sector has reported a growth of 6.8 percent in March 2021 amidst the massive surge in COVID numbers versus the contraction of 3.8 percent in February. This is heartening news amidst a pandemic. But what has driven the growth? At 6.8 percent the growth in March is a 32 month high number that is reported. It has grown from a contraction of 3.8 percent in February. Last year, in the month of March, lockdown was already imposed and the growth of the core sector was in the negative at around-8.4 percent. However, there are a few sectors that have started witnessing some kind of a growth which includes cement, steel, electricity and natural gas which have led to the growth as well. Things are not looking good for the economy currently. Watch the video to know more!