All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers On Base 2001=100 for the Month of August, 2010

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers On Base 2001=100 for the Month of August, 2010

All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of August, 2010 remained stationary at 178 (one hundred and seventy eight).

During August, 2010, the index recorded an increase of 5 points in Rangapara Tezpur centre, 4 points each in Mariani Jorhat, Munger Jamalpur, Giridih, Asansol and Chhindwara centres, 3 points in 4 centres, 2 points in 5 centres and 1 point in 12 centres. The index decreased by 3 points in Jharia centre, 2 points in 15 centres and 1 point in 17 centres, while in the remaining 18 centres the index remained stationary.
The maximum increase of 5 points in Rangapara Tezpur centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Mustard Oil, Chillies Green, Clothing items, etc. The increase of 4 points in Mariani Jorhat centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Mustard Oil, Turmeric Powder, Chillies Green Vegetable & Fruit items, etc. The increase of 4 points in Munger Jamalpur centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Onion, Tea (Readymade), Clothing items, etc. In Giridih centre this increase is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Arhar Dal, Milk, Turmeric Powder, Firewood, etc. In Asanol centre this increase is mainly due to Rice, Wheat Atta, Milk, Onion, Firewood, Clothing items, etc. In Chhindwara centre this increase is the outcome of increase in the prices of Wheat, Soyabeen Oil, Garlic, Firewood, etc. However, the decrease of 3 points in Jharia centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat, Goat Meat, Fish Fresh, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc.

The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :
1. Ahmedabad 173      4. . Delhi 164

2. Bangalore 182          5. Kolkata 175

3. Chennai 161             6. Mumbai 175

The point to point rate of inflation for the month of August, 2010 is 9.88% as compared to 11.25% in July, 2010

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