Ministry of Labour & Employment
All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of June 2011
All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of June, 2011 increased by 2 points and stood at 189 (one hundred & eighty nine) .
During June, 2011, the index recorded increase of 8 points in Doom Dooma Tinsukia centre, 7 points in Rajkot centre, 5 points each in Puducherry, Varanasi, Guwahati and Chandigarh centres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 8 centres, 2 points in 19 centres and 1 point in 20 centres. The index decreased by 3 points in Ludhiana centre, 2 points in Nasik centre, 1 point in 6 centres, while in the remaining 10 centres the index remained stationary.
The maximum increase of 8 points in Doom Dooma Tinsukia centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Mustard Oil, Pork, Fish Fresh, Country Liquor, Firewood, etc. The increase of 7 points in Rajkot centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Groundnut Oil, Pure Ghee, Milk, Pan Finished, Cooking Gas, Petrol, Washing Soap, etc. The increase of 5 points in Puducherry, Varanasi, Guwahati and Chandigarh centres is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Mustard Oil, Fish Fresh, Milk, Pure Ghee, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Tailoring Charges, etc. The decrease of 3 points in Ludhiana centre is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Vanaspati Ghee, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc. The decrease of 2 points in Nasik centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat, Chillies Green, Vegetable and Fruit items, Sugar, etc.
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :
1. Ahmedabad – 181
2. Bangalore – 192
3. Chennai – 167
4. Delhi – 172
5. Kolkata – 183
6. Mumbai – 189
The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of June, 2011 is 8.62% as compared to 8.72% in May, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 6.91% in June, 2011 as compared to 7.61% in May, 2011.
The CPI-IW for July, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 30th August, 2011.