All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of July 2011


All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of July 2011 

                                All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of July, 2011 increased by 4 points and stood at 193 (one hundred & ninety three) . 
                               
                                During July, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 18 points in Bhilai centre, 15 points in Bokaro centre, 14 points in Haldia centre, 12 points in Jamshedpur centre, 8 points in 2 centres, 7 points in 6 centres, 6 points in 5 centres, 5 points in 11 centres, 4 points in 12 centres, 3 points in 17 centres, 2 points in 6 centres and 1 point in 10 centres. The index decreased by 2 points in Salem centre, 1 point each in Munkakkayam and Quilon centres, while in the remaining 2 centres the index remained stationary. 
                               
                                The maximum increase of 18 points  in  Bhilai centre is mainly on account of Housing Index and increase in the prices of Rice, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Cooking Gas etc. The increase of 15  points in Bokaro  centre is due to Housing Index and increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Mustard Oil, Vegetable & Fruit items, Firewood, Electricity Charges Soft Coke, Clothing items, Cinema Charges, etc. The increase of 14 points in Haldia centre is due to Housing Index and increase in the prices of Vegetable items, Cooking Gas, etc. The increase of 12 points in Jamshedpur centre is due to Housing Index and increase in the prices of Rice, Vegetable items, Cooking Gas, Soft Coke etc. The increase of 8 points in Monger Jamalpur and Surat centres is due to Housing Index and increase in the prices of  Arhar Dal, Groundnut Oil, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Cooking Gas, Firewood, Soft Coke, etc. The decrease of 2 points in Salem centre is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Rice, Arhar Dal, Poultry, Onion, Vegetable items, etc. The decrease of 1 point each in Munkakayam and Quilon centres is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Coconut Oil, Onion, Vegetable and Fruit items, etc. 
                                The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

1. Ahmedabad 188

2. Bangalore    194

3. Chennai      168

4. Delhi          178

5. Kolkata       186 
  
6. Mumbai     194 
  
                                The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of July, 2011 is 8.43% as compared to 8.62% in June, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 6.25% in July, 2011 as compared to 6.91% in June, 2011. 
         
                                The CPI-IW for August, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 30th September, 2011

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