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All India Consumer Price Index Numbers (AICPIN) For Industrial Workers On Base 2001=100 For The Month Of May, 2010

All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of May, 2010 increased by 2 points and stood at 172 (one hundred and seventy two).

During May, 2010, the index recorded an increase of 6 points in Warrangal centre, 5 points in Guntur centre, 4 points in Chennai centre, 3 points in 16 centres, 2 points in 17 centres and 1 point in 18 centres. The index decreased by 2 points each in Yamunanagar, Puducherry, Amritsar, Ajmer, Ghaziabad and Varanasi centres and 1 point in 6 centres, while in the remaining 12 centres the index remained stationary.

The maximum increase of 6 points in Warrangal centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Moong Dal, Groundnut Oil, Eggs (Hen), Chillies Green, Vegetable and Fruit items, Bidi, Bus Fare, Repair Charges, etc. The increase of 5 points in Guntur centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Arhar Dal, Urd Dal, Goat Meat, Vegetable and Fruit items, Firewood, etc. and the increase of 4 points in Chennai centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Arhar Dal, Urd Dal, Eggs (Hen), Tamarind, Vegetable and Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), etc. However, the decrease of 2 points each in Yamunanagar, Puducherry, Amritsar, Ajmer, Ghaziabad and Varanasi centres is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Wheat, Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Onion, Vegetable and Fruit items, etc.

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

1. Ahmedabad 165

2. Bangalore 182

3. Chennai 160

4. Delhi 159

5. Kolkata 170

6. Mumbai 169

The point to point rate of inflation for the month of May, 2010 is 13.91% as compared to 13.33% in April, 2010.

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