The Gross domestic product (GDP) growth the in third quarter (October-December) last fiscal was 8.3 %, as per the latest data released by the government on Wednesday.
GDP in April-December period also moderated to 6.9 % from 8.1 % in the first nine months of 2010-11.
During the quarter ending December 31, growth in the manufacturing sector dipped to a meagre 0.4 % from 7.8 % in the corresponding period of 2010-11.
Farm output also exhibited a similar trend and expanded by just 2.7 % during the quarter, compared to 11 % in the corresponding period last fiscal.
Mining and quarrying production contracted by 3.1 % during the quarter under review, as against a growth of 6.1 % in Q3 of last fiscal.
Growth in the construction sector also slowed to 7.2 % during the quarter from 8.7 % in the same period a year ago.
Furthermore, the trade, hotels, transport and communications segments grew by just 9.2 % in the quarter under review, as against 9.8 % expansion in the year-ago period.
However, electricity, gas and water supply grew by robust 9 % in the October-December period, compared to 3.8 % growth in the corresponding period last fiscal.
The growth of the services sector, including insurance and real estate, slowed to 9.9 % in the third quarter ended December, compared to 11.2 % expansion in Q3 of 2010-11.