Time Frame for service: MINIMUM 8-10 working days in normal cases, from the date of submission of application & 4 – 6 weeks if the application is submitted in any of the centre falling under the jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, Birmingham or Consulate General of India, Edinburgh.
In some cases, clearance/verification is required from the Indian authorities. Processing time would be around MINIMUM 4-6 weeks.
Source: https://www.vfsglobal.com/india/uk/NEW_ ... sport.html
So getting passport in 8 -10 working days is now normal. Nothing to panic. Passport services have improved drastically in the last few years.