Bhopal: 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 percent and GSDP growth rate 10.02 percent, a state government release said on Sunday.
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 percent GSDP growth, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 11.81 percent. In 2012-13, Bihar's GSDP growth is estimated to have declined to 9.48 percent.
Madhya Pradesh 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 percent.


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