All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of November 2011
All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of November, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 199 (one hundred & ninety nine) .
During November, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 12 points in Mysore centre, 5 points each in Madurai and Puducherry centres, 4 points in Coimbatore centre, 3 points in 2 centres, 2 points in 14 centres, 1 point in 11 centres. The index decreased by 5 points in Lucknow centre, 4 points in Faridabad centre, 3 points in 4 centres, 2 points in 10 centres and 1 point in 15 centres, while in the remaining 16 centres the index remained stationary.
The maximum increase of 12 points in Mysore centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Arhar Dal, Groundnut Oil, Garlic, Vegetable items, Clothing items, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc. The increase of 5 points in Madurai centres is mainly due to increase in the prices of Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Fish Fresh, Eggs (Hen), Tamarind, Vegetable & Fruit items, Coffee Powder, Flower/Flower Garlands, Washing Soap, Washing Charges, etc. In Puducherry centre the increase of 5 points is the outcome of increase in the prices of Rice, Goat Meat, Fish Fresh, Vegetable items, Tea (Readymade), Firewood, etc. The increase of 4 points in Coimbatore centre is due to increase in the prices of Goat Meat, Eggs (Hen), Onion, Vegetable items, Bidi, Cigarette, Medicine (Allopathic), Hair Oil, Cinema Charges, etc. The decrease of 5 points in Lucknow centre is mainly due to decrease in the prices of Vegetable Items, Primary School Fee and Primary School Books, etc. The decrease of 4 points in Faridabad centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Pure Ghee, Garlic, Ginger, Vegetable & Fruit items, Electricity Charges, etc.
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :
1. Ahmedabad – 192
2. Bangalore – 200
3.Chennai – 180
4. Delhi – 182
5. Kolkata – 189
6. Mumbai – 201
The point to point rate of inflation based on CPI-IW(General) for the month of November, 2011 is 9.34% as compared to 9.39% in October, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 7.61% in November, 2011 as compared to 8.72% in October, 2011.
The CPI-IW for December, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 31st January, 2012.