AICPIN FOR FEB 2014

| March 31, 2014

AICPIN FOR FEB 2014

Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW)- February 2014
According to a press release issued by the Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour & Employment the All-India CPI-IW for February, 2014 increased by 1 points and pegged at 238 (two hundred and thirty Eight). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by 0.42 per cent between January, 2014 and February, 2014 compared with the rise of 0.90 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The largest upward pressure to the change in current index came from Miscellaneous group contributing 0.34 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Wheat, Moong Dal, Fish Fresh, Goat Meat, Milk (Cow & Buffalo), Pure Ghee, Medicine, Barber Charges, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was restricted to some extent by Arhar Dal, Ground Nut Oil, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Sugar etc. putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 6.73 per cent for February, 2014, as compared to 7.24 per cent for the previous month and 12.06 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 7.56 per cent against 8.94 per cent of the previous month and 14.98 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Quilon recorded the highest increase of 9 points each followed by Tiruchirapally & Conoor (6 Points each) and Lucknow (5 points). Among others, 4 points rise was registered in 3 centres, 3 points in 2 centres, 2 points in 8 centres and 1 points in 10 centres. On the contrary, Chhindwara reported a decline of 5 points followed by Rourkela & Ajmer (4 points each), 3 points decline was observed in 6 centres, 2 points in 10 centres and 1 point in 12 centres. Rest of the 20 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 36 centres are above All-India Index and other 42 centres’ indices are below national average. The index of Bhilwara centre remained at par with all-India index.

The next index of CPI-IW for the month of March, 2014 will be released on Wednesday, 30 April, 2014. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureau.gov.in.

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State

Sr. No.

Centre

Jan. 2014

Feb. 2014

State

Sr. No.

Centre

Jan. 2014 Feb. 2014

AP

1

GODAVARIKHANI

247

248

MHR

44

MUMBAI

244

246

 

2

GUNTUR

242

244

 

45

NAGPUR

266

265

 

3

HYDERABAD

212

210

 

46

NASIK

244

243

 

4

VIJAYAWADA

239

237

 

47

PUNE

246

248

 

5

VISHAKHAPATANAM

243

241

 

48

SHOLAPUR

256

256

 

6

WARRANGAL

249

249

ORI

49

ANGUL-TALCHER

247

245

ASM

7

DOOM DOOMA- TINSUKIA

202

201

 

50

ROURKELA

251

247

 

8

GUWAHATI

210

209

PND

51

PONDICHERRY

247

249

 

9

LABAC- SILCHAR

233

236

PUN

52

AMRITSAR

245

246

 

10

MARIANI-JORHAT

205

205

 

53

JALANDHAR

230

234

 

11

RANGAPARA- TEZPUR

197

199

 

54

LUDHIANA

227

224

BIH

12

MONGHYR- JAMALPUR

242

242

RJN

55

AJMER

236

232

CHD

13

CHANDIGARH

239

241

 

56

BHILWARA

237

234

CHS

14

BHILAI

267

268

 

57

JAIPUR

231

232

DLH

15

DELHI

215

213

TN

58

CHENNAI

223

223

GOA

16

GOA

247

249

 

59

COIMBATORE

222

222

GUJ

17

AHMEDABAD

231

230

 

60

COONOOR

226

232

 

18

BHAVNAGAR

214

213

 

61

MADURAI

226

224

 

19

RAJKOT

230

230

 

62

SALEM

221

220

 

20

SURAT

214

214

 

63

TIRUCHIRAPALLY

235

241

 

21

VADODARA

222

222

TRP

64

TRIPURA

200

197

HRY

22

FARIDABAD

217

217

UP

65

AGRA

246

246

 

23

YAMUNANAGAR

234

235

 

66

GHAZIABAD

239

237

HP

24

HIMACHAL PRADESH

214

215

 

67

KANPUR

242

246

J & K

25

SRINAGAR

214

214

 

68

LUCKNOW

229

234

JRK

26

BOKARO

239

239

 

69

VARANASI

234

235

 

27

GIRIDIH

292

292

WB

70

ASANSOL

266

266

 

28

JAMSHEDPUR

256

256

 

71

DARJEELING

224

225

 

29

JHARIA

274

273

 

72

DURGAPUR

276

273

 

30

KODARMA

273

270

 

73

HALDIA

233

232

 

31

RANCHI HATIA

278

279

 

74

HOWRAH

219

217

KNT

32

BELGAUM

246

245

 

75

JALPAIGURI

230

233

 

33

BENGLURU

244

242

 

76

KOLKATA

231

229

 

34

HUBLI DHARWAR

256

256

 

77

RANIGANJ

221

218

 

35

MERCARRA

246

245

 

78

SILIGURI

227

227

 

36

MYSORE

249

251

 

 

ALL INDIA INDEX

237

238

KRL

37

ERNAKULAM

232

236

 

 

 

 

38

MUNDAKAYAM

254

255

 

 

 

 

39

QUILON

251

260

 

 

 

MP

40

BHOPAL

243

242

 

 

 

 

41

CHHINDWARA

242

237

 

 

 

 

42

INDORE

224

224

 

 

 

 

43

JABALPUR

232

232

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