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All India Consumer Price Index (General) for Industrial Workers (Base 1982=100)
Year
Jan.
Feb.
March
April
May
June
July
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Average
(Rounded)
1997
350
350
351
354
352
355
358
359
361
365
366
372
358
1998
384
382
380
383
389
399
411
413
420
433
438
429
405
1999
420
415
414
415
419
420
424
426
 429
437
438
431 
424
2000
431
430
434
438
440
442
445
443
444
449
450
446
441
2001 445 443 445 448 451 457 463 466 465 468 472 469 458
2002 467 466 468 469 472 476 481 484 485 487 489 484 477
2003 483 484 487 493 494 497 501 499 499 503 504 502 496
2004
504 504 504 504 508 512 517 522 523 526 525 521
514
2005
526
525
525
529
527
529
538
540
542
548
553
550
536
2006
551
551
551
557
560
570
574
574
579
588
588
588
569
2007
588
593
588
593
597
602
611
616
616
620
620
620
605
2008
620
625
634
639
644
648
662
671
676
685
685 681
656
2009
685
685 685 695
699
708
741
750
755
764
778
782
727
2010
796
787
787 787 796 806 824 824
829
838
843
857
815
2011
870
857 857
861
866
875
894
898
912
917
921
912
887
2012
917
921
931
949
954
963
982
991
995
1005
1009 1014
969
2013
1023
1033
1037
1046
1056
1070
1088
1097
1102
1116
1125
1107
1075
2014
1097
1102
1107 1120
1130 1139
1167
1171





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Quarterly averages of Index with Base 1960 (multiply with link factor 4.93 and round off) is to be used for calculation of dearness allowance under Manisana Wage Board Awards.
The Labour Bureau has announced new series AICPI for industrial workers with base 2001. The index numbers from 2006 are obtained by multiplying it with the link factor of 4.63 Original values can be seen by placing the pointer above the figures.

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The All-India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) increased by one point to 253 (two hundred and fifty three) in August 2014 from 252 in July 2014. It increased by 0.44 per cent between July 2014 and August 2014 compared with the rise of 0.85 per cent between the corresponding months a year ago.

The largest upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing 1.03 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Wheat, Pulses, Milk, Chillies-green, Potato, Tomato, Green vegetables & fruits, Tea (Readymade), Snack Saltish, Bidi, Chewing tobacco, Pan finished, Fire wood, Doctor's fee, Cable charges, Auto rickshaw & Bus Fare, Flower/Flower garlands, Toiletries, Tailoring charges, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was restricted to some extent by Eggs (Hen), Fish Fresh, Poultry (Chicken), Ginger, Sugar, Electricity Charges, Medicine (Allopathic), Petrol, etc., putting downward pressure on the index. The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 6.75 per cent for August, 2014 as compared to 7.23 per cent for the previous month and 10.75 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 7.63 per cent against 8.11 per cent of the previous month and 13.91 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. At centre level, Nasik and Vadodara recorded the maximum increase of 8 points each followed by Chhindwara (7 points) and Surat (6 points).

Among others, 5 points rise was observed in 4 centres, 4 points in 5 centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 15 centres and 1 point in 16 centres. On the contrary, Goa reported a decrease of 8 points followed by Mysore (4 points). Among others, 3 points fall was observed in 3 centres, 2 points in 5 centres and 1 point in 6 centres, Rest of the 11 centres' indices remained stationary.

The indices of 39 centres are above and other 39 centres are below national average, an official release said.


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