All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (AICPIN-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of June, 2011 increased by2 points and stood at 189 points. The AICPIN for the month of May 2011 was 187 points and now there is an average rise of 2 points.
The Consumer price index is calculated on the basis of the difference in the price of necessary commodities likeedible Oil, Pure Ghee, Milk, Pan Finished, Cooking Gas, Petrol, Washing Soap, Vegetable, Fruit etc. The maximum increase of 8 points recorded in Doom Dooma Tinsukia centre and the maximum decrease of 3 points recorded in Ludhiana Centre.
The indices in respect of the six major centers are as follows:
1. Ahmadabad – 181
2. Bangalore – 192
3. Chennai – 167
4. Delhi – 172
5. Kolkata – 183
6. Mumbai – 189
The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of June, 2011 is 8.62% as compared to 8.72% in May, 2011.The CPI-IW for July, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 30th August, 2011.
The rate of General inflation in India for the month June is 8.92% and it was of May, 2011 was 8.72%, April, 2011 is 9.41% and it was on March, 2011 was 8.82%.
While calculating Dearness Allowance for Government Employees, the
All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (AICPIN-IW) is taken into consideration, which assumes that the cost of living is increased that much.