All India CPI numbers for industrial workers increase by one point

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Shimla, Jul 31 (UNI) All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001-100 for the month of June increase by one point and stood at 140 points, according to Labour Bureau here today.

During June, the index recorded maximum increase five points each in Srinagar and Warrangal centres, four points each in Madurai and Guntur centres, three points each in Ranchi Hatia, Hyderbad, Labac-Silcher, Salem, Vishakhapathnam, Darjeeling, Kodarma, Ahmedabad, Chhindwara and Chennai centres, two points in 27 centres and one point in 28 centres, while in the remaining nine centres the index remained stationary.

The maximum increase of five points in Srinagar centre is mainly due to incease in the prices of rice, wheat atta, mustard oil, poultry, milk cow, vegetable and fruuit items and cooking gas, in Warrangal cenre the increase of five points is mainly due to increase in the prices of rice, groundnut oil, ginger, cooking gas, medicine (Allopathic) and petrol. The increase of four points in Madurai centre is due to increase in the prices of rice, milk cow, onion, vegetables, cooking gas, medicine (allopathic) and petrol, while in Guntur centre this increase is due to rice, snack saltish, snack sweet, tea (readymade) and medicine (allopathic).

The indices in respect of the six main centres are, Ahmedabad (137), Bangalore (145), Chennai (134) Delhi 136) Kolkata (141) and Mumbai (143).

The point to point rate of inflation for the month of June is 7.69 per cent as compared to 7.75 per cent in May.

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