EXPECTED DA JANUARY 2020

No.5/1/2019-CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

`CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004
DATED: 31st October, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – September, 2019

The All-India CPI-IW for September, 2019 increased by 2 points and pegged at 322 (three hundred and twenty two). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.63 per cent between August, 2019 and September, 2019 which was static between the same two months a year back.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 2.20 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Wheat, Wheat Atta, Coconut Oil, Groundnut Oil, Goat Meat, Dairy Milk, Milk Buffallo, Milk Cow, Pure Ghee, Chillies Dry, Garlic, Onion, Brinjal, Cauliflower, Peas, Potato, Radish, Coconut, Lemon, Sugar, Cooking Gas, Soft Coke, Under Garments, Medicine (Allopathic), Petrol, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Ginger, Cabbage, Carrot, French Bean, Green Coriander Leaves, Tomato, Apple, Hair Oil, Toilet Soap, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation based on CPI-IW stood at 6.98 per cent for September, 2019 as compared to 6.31 per cent for the previous month and 5:61 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 7.05 per cent against 5.10 per cent of the previous month and 0.00 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level Bokaro, Raniganj, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Agra observed the maximum increase of 8 points each followed by Jalandhar (7 points) and Godavarikhani (6 points). Among others, 5 points increase was observed in 3 centres, 4 points in 10 centres, 3 points in 6 centres, 2 points in 11 centres and 1 point in 19 centres. On the contrary, Goa recorded a maximum decrease of 4 points followed by Chennai (3 points). Among others, 2 points decrease was observed in 2 centre and 1 point in 4 centres. Rest of the 14 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 31 centres are above All-India Index and 46 centres’ indices are below national average. The index of Ernakulam centre remained at par with All-India Index.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of October, 2019 will be released on Friday 29th November, 2019. The same will also be available on the office websites www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

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(AMRIT LAL JANGID)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR

Source:http://labourbureau.gov.in/

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