All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workerson Base 2001=100 for the Month of October, 2010

All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of  October, 2010 increased by 2 points and stood at 181 (one hundred and eightyone).

       During October, 2010, the index recorded an increase of 11 points in Kodarma centre, 7 points in Giridih centre, 6 points in Mercara centre, 5 points each in Bhilwara and Ghaziabad centres, 4 points each in 4 centres, 3 points in 4 centres, 2 points in 12 centres  and 1 point in 32 centres. The index decreased by 2 points in Ludhiana centre, 1 point in 3 centres, while in the remaining 17 centres the index remained stationary.
The maximum increase of 11 points in Kodarma centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Fish Fresh, Milk, Onion, Garlic, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc. The increase of 7 points in Giridih centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Milk, Onion, Vegetable items, etc. The increase of 6 points in Mercara centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Goat Meat, Onion, Garlic, Vegetable items, Firewood, etc. The increase of 5 points in Bhilwara centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Goat Meat, Milk, Onion, Tea (Readymade),  Firewood, Auto Rickshaw Charges, etc. and in case of Ghaziabad centre it is  due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Vegetable items, Tailoring Charges, etc. However, the decrease of 2 points in Ludhiana centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Arhar Dal, Masur Dal, Moong Dal, Vegetable & Fruit items etc.
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows:

1. Ahmedabad 178
 
 4. Delhi   168

2. Bangalore  184
 
 5. Kolkata 177

3. Chennai  162
 
 6. Mumbai 181
 


The point to point rate of inflation for the month of October, 2010 is 9.70% as compared to 9.82% in September, 2010.
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