Expected DA from January 2018 – Aicpin for the month of August 2017 released

Expected DA from January 2018 – Aicpin for the month of August 2017 released

Expected DA from January 2018 – Aicpin for the month of August 2017 released,  No. 5/1/2017-CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT, LABOUR BUREAU ‘CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004, DATED: 29th September, 2017, Press Release, Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPHW) – August, 2017, The All-India CPHW for August, 2017 remained. stationary at 285 (two
hundred and eighty five). On 1-month percentage change, it remained static
between July, 2017 and August, 2017 when compared with the decrease of (-)
0.71 per cent for the corresponding months of last year.

No. 5/1/2017-CPI

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU
‘CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004
DATED: 29th September, 2017
Press Release 



Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPHW) – August, 2017 
 
The All-India CPHW for August, 2017 remained. stationary at 285 (two
hundred and eighty five). On 1-month percentage change, it remained static
between July, 2017 and August, 2017 when compared with the decrease of (-)
0.71 per cent for the corresponding months of last year. 
The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from
Miscellaneous group contributing (+) 0.37 percentage points to the total
change. At item level, RiCe, Coconut Oil,Pure Ghee, Onion, Brinjal,
Cabbage, Poi Sag, Pumpkin, Banana, Coconut, Mango, Tea (Readymade), Snack
Saltish, Bidi, Cinema Charges, Petrol, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc. are
responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked
by Wheat, Wheat Atta, Masur Dal, Fish Fresh, Poultry (Chicken), Carrot,
French Beans, Green Coriander Leaves, Methi, Peas, Tomato, Torai,etc, putting downward pressure on the index. 
The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 2.52 per
cent for August, 2017 as compared to 1.79 per cent for the previous month
and 5.30 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
Similarly, the Food inflation stood at (+) 1.61 percent against (-) 0.32
per cent of the previous month and 6.16 per cent during the corresponding
month of the previous year. 
At centre level, Jalpaiguri reported the maximum increase of 11 points
followed by Jalandhar and Rourkela (8 points each), Chhindwara (6 points)
and Chandigarh and Vishakhapathnam (5 points each). Among others, 4 points
increase was observed in 3 centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 14
centres and 1 point in 16 centres. On the contrary, Coonoor recorded a
maximum decrease of 6 points followed by Lucknow (4 points) and
Mundakkayam, Chennai and Puducherry, (3 points each). Among others, 2
points decrease was observed in 6 centres and 1 point in 5 centres. Rest of
the 16 centres’ indices remained stationary. 
The indices of 35 centres are above All-India Index and 42 centres’ indices
are below national average. The indices of Vishakhapathnam centre remained
at par With All-India Index. 
The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of September, 2017 will be released
on Tuesday, 3lst October, 2017. The same will also be available on the
office website www[dot]Labourbureaunew[dot]gov[dot]in.
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Source : Ministry of Labour and Employment

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