AICPIN for Oct 2018 – Expected DA Jan 2019

AICPIN for Oct 2018 – Expected DA Jan 2019

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – October, 2018

No. 5/1/2018-CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

“CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004

DATED: 30th November, 2018

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – October, 2018

The All-India CPI-IW for October, 2018 increased by 1 point and pegged at 302 (three hundred and two). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.33 per cent between September, 2018 and October, 2018 when compared with the increase of (+) 0.70 per cent for the corresponding months of last year.

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The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 0.95 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Wheat, Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Onion, Cabbage, French Beans, Green Coriander Leaves, Lady Finger, Potato, Lemon, Tea (Readymade), Cooking Gas, Electricity Charges, Flowers/Flower Garlands, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Coconut Oil, Pure Ghee, Gourd, Palak, Pan Leaf, Quilt, Petrol, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 5.23 per cent for October, 2018 as compared to 5.61 per cent for the previous month and 3.24 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at (-) 0.95 percent against 0.00 per cent of the previous month and 2.26 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Munger-Jamalpur reported the maximum increase of (11 points) followed by Coimbatore, Surat and Ghaziabad (5 points each). Among others, 4 points increase was observed in 4 centres, 3 points in 8 centres, 2 points in 11 centres and 1 point in 24 centres. On the contrary, Nagpur recorded a maximum decrease of 5 points followed by Jalpaiguri (4 points). Among others, 2 points decrease was observed in 5 centres. Rest of the 20 centres indices remained stationary.

The indices of 37 centres are above All-India Index and 41 centres’ indices are below national average.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of November, 2018 will be released on Monday, 31st December, 2018. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

(AMRIT LAL JANGID)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR

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AICPIN for September 2018

AICPIN for September 2018
All India Consumer Price Index for the month of September 2018

Labour Bureau released the Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) for the month of September 2018 today(31.10.2018).

The All India CPI-IW for September, 2018 remained stationary at 301.

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AICPIN for August 2018 – Stands at 301

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2018
MONTH/YEAR
CPI
+/-
HIGH
LOW
JAN 2018
288
+2
FEB 2018
287
-1
MAR 2018
287
0
287
APRI 2018
288
+1
MAY 2018
289
+1
JUN 2018
291
+2
JUL 2018
301
+10
301
AUG 2018
301
0
SEP 2018
301
0
2017
MONTH/YEAR
CPI
+/-
HIGH
LOW
JAN 2017
274
-1
274
FEB 2017
274
0
MAR 2017
275
+1
APR 2017
277
+2
MAY 2017
278
+1
JUN 2017
280
+2
JUL 2017
285
+5
AUG 2017
285
0
SEP 2017
285
0
OCT 2017
287
+2
NOV 2017
288
+1
288
DEC 2017
286
-2
2016
MONTH/YEAR
CPI
+/-
HIGH
LOW
JAN 2016
269
FEB 2016
267
-2
267
MAR 2016
268
+1
APR 2016
271
+3
MAY 2016
275
+4
JUN 2016
277
+2
JUL 2016
280
+3
280
AUG 2016
278
-2
SEP 2016
277
-1
OCT  2016
278
+1
NOV 2016
277
-1
DEC 2016
275
-2