AICPIN (IW) for the month of August, 2011 - Ministry of Labour & Employment

Ministry of Labour & Employment

All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the month of August 2011.

         All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of August, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 194 (one hundred & ninety four).

          During August, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 9 points in Amritsar centre, 8 points  each in Bhilwara and Chindwara centres, 6 points in Kolkata centre, 5 points in Jharia centre, 4 points in 6 centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 16 centres and 1 point in 16 centres. The index decreased by 3 points each in Giridih, Quilon and Kodarma centres, 2 points  in Rajkot centre, 1 point  in 9 centres while in the remaining 15 centres the index remained stationary.


          The maximum increase of 9 points in Amritsar  centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Fresh Milk, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Kerosene Oil, Electricity Charges, Medicine (Allopathic), etc. The increase of  8 points each in Bhilwara and Chindwara centres is due to  increase in the prices of  Wheat, Gram Dal, Groundnut Oil, Soyabeen Oil, Milk, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Bidi, Firewood, Toilet Soap, etc. The increase of 6 points in Kolkata centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Soft Coke, etc. The increase of 5 points in Jharia centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Mustard Oil, Fish Fresh, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Electricity Charges, Soft Coke etc.  The decrease of 3 points each in Giridih, Quilon and Kodarma centres is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Rice,Wheat Atta, Masur Dal, Turmeric Powder, Fish Fresh, Fire Wood, Soft Coke, etc. The decrease of 2 points  in Rajkot centre is due to decrease in the prices of Arhar Dal, Vegetable and Fruit items, etc.        
                
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

1. Ahmedabad - 191
2. Bangalore - 194
3. Chennai - 172
4. Delhi - 178
5. Kolkata - 192
6. Mumbai - 195

          The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of August, 2011 is 8.99% as compared to 8.43% in July, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 7.33% in August, 2011 as compared to 6.25% in July, 2011.

The CPI-IW for September, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 31st October, 2011.

Source: PIB

1 comments:

do we expect 10 % increase in DA if it remains at this till Dec 11....

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