AICPIN for the month of October 2011

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of October, 2011

All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of October, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 198 (one hundred & ninety eight) .

During October, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 8 points in Darjeeling centre, 7 points in Yamunanagar centre, 6 points each in Hyderabad and Tiruchirapally centres, 5 points in 5 centres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 14 centres, 2 points in 18 centres and 1 point in 19 centres. The index decreased by 3 points in Mysore centre, 2 points each in Ernakulam, Lucknow, Kolkata and Guwahati centres and 1 point in Mundakkayam centre, while in the remaining 5 centres the index remained stationary.

The maximum increase of 8 points in Darjeeling centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Masur Dal, Mustard Oil, Garlic, Chillies Green, Vegetable items, Refined Liquor, Firewood, Kerosene Oil, Clothing & Footwear items, etc. The increase of 7 points in Yamunanagar centre is mainly due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Poultry (Chicken), Fresh Milk, Pure Ghee, Vegetable & Fruit items, Firewood, Barber Charges, etc. The increase of 6 points in Hyderabad centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Groundnut Oil, Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Garlic, Tamarind, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Electricity Charges, Clothing & Footwear items, Medicine (Allopathic & Homeopathic), Petrol, Washing Soap, Tailoring Charges, etc. The increase of 6 points in Tiruchirapally centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Fish Fresh, Garlic, Vegetable & Fruit items, Sugar, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc. The decrease of 3 points in Mysore centre is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Onion, Kerosene Oil, Clothing items, etc. The decrease of 2 points each in Ernakulam, Lucknow, Kolkata and Guwahati centres is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Coconut Oil, Fish Fresh, Sugar, Kerosene oil, etc.

The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

1. Ahmedabad – 195
2. Bangalore -198
3. Chennai -178
4. Delhi – 184
5. Kolkata -191
6. Mumbai -201

The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of October, 2011 is 9.39% as compared to 10.06% in September, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 8.72% in October, 2011 as compared to 8.29% in September, 2011.

The CPI-IW for November, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 30th December, 2011.

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1 COMMENT

  1. As per the above data, during Oct 2011,the NET points increased in 78 centers is 165 (177 points increase minus and 12 points decrease)and thus index has to be increased by 2.11 points (165/78) or round figure 2 points and not 1 point.

    How the increase as one point instead of 2 points ?

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