The growth in eight core industries slowed down to 1.4 percent in February due to output decline in five sectors including crude oil and natural gas.
The 30-share index, which had lost 18.37 points in Tuesday's trade, rose by 35.47 points, or 0.12 percent, to trade at 27,992.96, with gains in stocks of healthcare, capital goods, FMCG, power, auto and Oil & gas sectors.

The broad-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty, however, was trading flat at 8,490.85 in early trade on Wednesday.
Brokers said participants preferred to adopt a cautious approach on the first trading session of fiscal 2015-16 ahead of long weekend and kept their commitments restricted in early trade.
Markets will remain closed on Thursday and Friday this week on account of "Mahavir Jayanti" and "Good Friday" respectively.
In the Asian region, Hong Kong Hang Seng index gained 0.51 percent, while Japan's Nikkei fell by 0.89 percent in early trade on Wednesday.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 1.11 percent lower in Tuesday's trade.

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