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AICPIN June 2020

No. 5/1/2020-CPI

DATED: 31st July, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) — June, 2020

The Labour Bureau, an attached office of the M/o Labour & Employment, has been compiling Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers every month on the basis of the retail prices of selected items collected from 289 markets spread over 78 industrially important centres in the country. The index is compiled for 78 centres and All-India and is released on the last working day of succeeding month. The index for the month of June, 2020 is being released in this press release.

The All-India CPI-IW for June, 2020 increased by 2 points and stood at 332 (three hundred and thirty two). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.61 per cent between May and June, 2020 compared to (+) 0.64 per cent increase between corresponding months of previous year.

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The maximum upward pressure in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 1.65 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Groundnut Oil, Fish Fresh, Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Milk (Buffalo), Brinjal, Cauliflower, Green Coriander Leaves, Potato, Tomato, Refined Liquor, Cooking Gas, Petrol, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Wheat Atta, Arhar Dal, Garlic, Onion, Arum, Coconut, Lady’s Finger, Lemon, Mango, Kerosene Oil, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.

At centre level, Jharia recorded the maximum increase of 9 points. Among others, 8 points increase was observed in 3 centres, 7 points in 2 centres, 6 points in 3 centres, 5 points in 7 centres, 4 points in 12 centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 10 centres and 1 point in 12 centres. On the contrary, Ranchi-Hatia recorded the maximum decrease of 8 points. Among others, 3 points decrease was observed in 5 centres, 2 points in 2 centres and 1 point in 1 centre. Rest of 12 centres’ indices remained stationary.

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The indices of 31 centres are above All-India Index and 45 centres’ indices are below national average. The indices of Chhindwara and Jalandhar centres remained at par with All-India Index.

Year-on-year inflation based on all-items stood at 5.06 per cent for June, 2020 as compared to 5.10 per cent for the previous month and 8.59 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous. year. Similarly, Food inflation stood at 5.49 per cent against 5.88 per cent of the previous month and 5.47 per cent during the corresponding month a year ago.

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The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of July, 2020 will be released on Monday 31st August, 2020. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in

(Shyam Singh Negi)
Deputy Director General



  1. The government is actually bulling all the government servent taking covid as the reason for all, as the government have all the power on it’s hand,why they couldn’t pay an arrer for this 18 month and incease our D.A up to date , we the poor income waiting for all this increase of dearness allowences for maintenance of our daily needs especially in this hard time of pendamic, inflation from all commodity has risen, expenses also double but no input of increament in salary this D.A mean alots to government servent especially the group C and D employee ..please pay us arrer and D.A for 18 month with out fail, where a government servent earning more then 80000/- NIR. won’t affect by increase or decrease but we the lower government employee suffer even with 100 Rupees pending or decrease,so, I pray the GOI to look in to the matter.


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