Saturday, 31 March 2012

AICPIN for the month of February 2012 is 199

AICPIN or All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers for the month of February, 2012 is 199 points on the basis of 2001 = 100.  AICPIN for the month of January 2012 was 198 points and now it is increased by one point and stood at 199 points. 

Highest increase of index number in Centre wise index numbers recorded in Puducherry center as 5 points increase and there are 30 centers recorded the minimum increase of 1 point.  The maximum decrease of index number is 5 points which is recorded in Quilon centre and the minimum decrease of one point recorded in 8 centers. But in 17 centers the index number is stable when compare with January 2012.

The All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers are mainly calculated with the price variation of household items and related charges such as Rice, Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Curd, Snack Saltish, Country Liquor, Refined Liquor, Shirting Cloth (Synthetic), Bus Fare, Auto-rickshaw Fare, Barber Charges, Flower/Flower Garlands etc. Following are the Consumer price index of six major centers for January & February 2012

Centers                          Jan 2012    Feb 2012

1. Ahmadabad       -        192            196

2. Bangalore          -        200             204   

3. Chennai              -        187             186

4. Delhi                    -        181              182

5. Kolkata               -        184              186

6. Mumbai              -        199              200

The point to point rate of inflation recorded on the basis of Consumer price index for industrial workers for January 2012 is 7.57% when 5,32% in January 2012.

AICPIN shows the cost of living and the Dearness Allowance to Government Employees is calculating on the basis of Average All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers for the last 12 months, every time. The recently declared Dearness allowance of 65% is also on the basis of these calculations. 

AICPIN for the month of February 2012 is 199


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  1. [...] AICPIN-IW is considered as the base for determining the Dearness Allowance of Central Government Employees. A high index number shows the high cost of living and the Dearness allowance also will be more due to the increase of Price Index. [...]

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