Expected DA: All-India CPI-IW for October, 2021 increased by 1.6 points and stood at 124.9

Expected DA: All-India CPI-IW for October, 2021 increased by 1.6 points and stood at 124.9

Expected DA: AICPIN for the month of October, 2021 increased by 1.6 points and stood at 124.9

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

F.No. 5/1/2021-CPI

‘CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004
DATED: 30th November, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (2016=100) – October, 2021

The Labour Bureau, an attached office of the M/o Labour & Employment, has been compiling Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers every month on the basis of retail prices collected from 317 markets spread over 88 industrially important centres in the country. The index is compiled for 88 centres and All-India and is released on the last working day of succeeding month. The index for the month of October, 2021 is being released in this press release.

The All-India CPI-IW for October, 2021 increased by 1.6 points and stood at 124.9 (one hundred twenty four and point nine). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by 1.30 per cent with respect to previous month compared to an increase of 1.19 per cent recorded between corresponding months a year ago.

The maximum upward pressure in current index came from Food & Beverages group contributing 1.31 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Mustard Oil, Tomato, Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Lady’s Finger, Peas, Potato, Cooking Gas, Petrol for Vehicle, etc. are responsible for the rise in index. However, this increase was largely checked by Moong Dal, Fish Fresh, Apple, Grapes, Orange, Ginger, etc. putting downward pressure on the index.

Read also |  5th CPC Dearness Allowance from Jan-2022 @ 381% for CABs employees: Fin Min releases order for Dearness Allowance to the employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies

At centre level, Udham Singh Nagar recorded a maximum increase of 5.8 points followed by Ramgarh and Biswanath-Chariali with 4.6 points and 4.0 points respectively. Among others, 5 centres observed an increase between 3 to 3.9 points, 22•centres between 2 to 2.9 points, 39 centres between 1 to 1.9 points and 16 centres between 0.1 to 0.9 points. On the contrary, Ludhiana recorded a maximum decrease of 0.3 points followed by ldukki and Darjeeling with 0.2 points each.

Year-on-year inflation for the month stood at 4.50 per cent compared to 4.41 per cent for the previous month and 5.91 per cent during the corresponding month a year before. Similarly, Food inflation stood at 2.20 per cent against 2.26 per cent of the previous month and 8.21 per cent during the corresponding month a year ago.

Y-o-Y Inflation based on CPI-IW (Food and General)

expected-da-all-india-cpi-iw-for-october-2021-y-o-y-inflation

All-India Group-wise CPI-IW for September and October, 2021

Sr. No.GroupsSeptember, 2021October, 2021
IFood & Beverages122.4125.7
IIPan, Supari, Tobacco & Intoxicants140.8141.1
IIIClothing & Footwear121.5121 .5
IVHousing1 1 6.81 16.8
VFuel & Light156.9158.3
VIMiscellaneous121.7122.3
General Index123.3124.9

CPI-IW: Groups Indices

expected-da-all-india-cpi-iw-for-october-2021-group-indices

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of November, 2021 will be released on Friday, 31st December, 2021. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

Read also |  Dearness Allowance - Postal Department order dated 20.07.2021

(Shyam Singh Negi)
Deputy Director General

Source : Click here to view/download the PDF

COMMENTS