All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on base 2001=100 for the month of January 2010.
All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of January 2010 increased by 3 points and stood at 172(one hundred and seventy two).
During January 2010, the index recorded a maximum increase of 11 points in Amritsar centre, 10 points each in Jabalpur and Nagpur centres, 9 points in Ranchi, Hatia centre, 8 points in 4 centres, 7 points in 4 centres, 6 points in 7 centres, 5 points in 7 centres and 4 point in 4 centres, 3 points in 11 centres, 2 points in 8 centres and 1 point in 11 centnres. The index decreased by 1 point in 4 centres and 3 points in three centers, 3 points in 2 centres, 4 points in 3 centres, while in the remaining 6 centres the index remained stationary.
The maximum increase of 11 points in Amritsar centre is mainly on account of Housing Index and ncrease in the prices of milk, sugar, tea leaves, electricity charges etc. . The increase of 10 points each in Jabalpur centre is mainly due to Housing index and increase in the prices of Rice, milk, sugar etc. and in Nagpur center, it is mainly on account of Housing Index and increase in the prices of wheat, goat meat, sugar etc. The increase of 9 points in Ranchi Hatia centre is mainly due to Housing index and increase in the prices of wheat, atta, milk, sugar, tea (readymade ) etc. However, the decrease of 4 point each in Tripura, Darjeeling and Raniganj centres is due to decrease in the prices of vegetable and fruit items.
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :
The point to point rate of inflation for the month of January 2010 is 16.22% as compared to 14.97% in December , 2009.