AICPIN FOR THE Month of June 2012

| July 31, 2012 | Reply

 All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of June, 2012 increased by 2 points and stood at 208 (two hundred eight).

          During June, 2012, the index recorded maximum increase of 8 points each in Mercara and Godavarikhanicentres, 7 points in Puducherry centre, 5 points in Madurai, Howrah, Chennai, Lucknow and Warrangalcentres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 13 centres, 2 points in 11 centres, 1 point in 18 centres. The index decreased by 2 points each in Ludhiana and Mysore centres and 1 point in 5 centres, while in the remaining 14 centres the index remained stationary.

          The maximum increase of 8 points in Mercara centre is mainly due to increase in the prices of Rice, Poultry (Chicken), Tea (Readymade), Coffee (Readymade), Bidi, Refined Liquor, Firewood, Cinema Charges, Bus Fare, etc. In Godawarikhani centre this increase of 8 points is mainly due to increase in the prices of  Rice, Arhar Dal, Moong Dal, Groundnut Oil, Vegetable & Fruit items, Firewood, Petrol, Toilet Soap, etc. The increase of 7 points in Puducherry centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Arhar Dal, Poultry (Chicken), Fish Fresh, Fish Dry, Eggs (Hen), Vegetable & Fruit items, Cigarette, Cinema Charges, Petrol, Tailoring Charges, etc. The increase of 5 points in Madurai, Howrah, Chennai, Lucknow andWarrangal centres is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Arhar Dal, Poultry (Chicken), Fish Fresh, Eggs (Hen), Vegetable & Fruit items, Petrol, Tailoring Charges, etc. The decrease of 2 points in Ludhianacentres  is mainly due to decrease in the prices of Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Firewood, etc. and the decrease of 2 points in Mysore is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc.

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

1.Ahmedabad

205

  4. Delhi

188

2. Bengluru

211

  5. Kolkata

200

3. Chennai

197

  6. Mumbai

212

 

          The point to point rate of inflation based on CPI-IW(General) for the month of June, 2012 is 10.05% as compared to 10.16% in May, 2012. Inflation based on Food Index declined to 10.45% in June, 2012 from 10.61% in May, 2012.

The CPI-IW for July, 2012 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 31st August, 2012.

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