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Ministry of Labour & Employment31-May, 2012 16:53 IST
All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of April, 2012

            All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of April, 2012 increased by 4 points and stood at 205 (two hundred five).

      

                        During April, 2012, the index recorded maximum increase of 9 points in Amritsar centre, 8 points each in Jaipur, Madurai and Vadodara centres, 7 points each in Mundakkayam, Bhilwara and Faridabad centres, 6 points in 7 centres, 5 points in 11 centres, 4 points in 15 centres, 3 points in 16 centres, 2 points in 7 centres and 1 point in 10 centres. The index decreased by 2 points in Belgaum centre and 1 point in Munger Jamalpur centre, while in the remaining 3 centres the index remained stationary.

      

                      The maximum increase of 9 points in Amritsar centre is mainly due to increase in the prices of Wheat Atta, Rajmah, Vanaspati Ghee, Fresh Milk, Vegetable & Fruit items, Firewood, Washing Soap, etc. The increase of 8 points each in Jaipur, Madurai and Vadodara centres is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Arhar Dal, Groundnut Oil, Milk (Cow), Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Cigarette, Electricity Charges, Barber Charges, Toilet Soap, Washing Soap, Tailoring Charges, etc. The increase of 7 points each in Mundakkayam, Bhilwara and Faridabad centres is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Groundnut Oil, Vanaspati Ghee, Fish Fresh, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Bidi, Firewood, Toilet Soap, Washing Soap, Tailoring Charges, etc. The decrease of 2 points in Belgaum centre is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Jowar, Chillies Dry, Pan Leaf, etc.

      

            The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

1. Ahmedabad

202

 

4. Delhi

188

2. Bangalore

209

 

5. Kolkata

196

3. Chennai

190

 

6. Mumbai

208

 

            The point to point rate of inflation based on CPI-IW(General) for the month of April, 2012 is 10.22% as compared to 8.65% in March, 2012. Inflation based on Food Index attained the level of 10.66% in April, 2012 as compared to 8.16% in March, 2012.

   

              The CPI-IW for May, 2012 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 29th June, 2012.

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