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    EXPECTED DA FROM JULY, 2016- AICPIN FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY, 2016

    Expected DA from July, 2016: CPI-IW- January, 2016 released

    No. 5/1/2016- CPI
    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
    MINISTRY OF LABOUR .& EMPLOYMENT
    LABOUR BUREAU


    ‘CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004
    DATED: 29th February, 2016


    Press Release


    Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) - January, 2016


    The All-India CPI-IW for January, 2016 remained stationary at 269 (two hundred and sixty
    nine). On 1-month percentage change, it remained static between December, 2015 and January, 2016 when compared with the rise of 0.40 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

    The largest upward pressure to the change in current index came from Housing group contributing (+) 1.11 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Wheat, Wheat Atta, Groundnut Oil, Fish Fresh, Eggs (Hen), Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Milk (Buffalo & COW), Garlic, Sugar, Bidi, Firewood, Medicine (Allopathic), Barber Charges, Flower/Flower Garlands, Tailoring Charges, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Rice, Arhar Dal, Gram Dal, Masur Dal, Moong Dal, Urd Dal, Mustard Oil, Coconut Oil, Onion, Vegetable and Fruit items, Petrol, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.

    The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-1W stood at 5.91 per cent for January, 2016 as compared to 6.32 per cent for the previous month and 7.17 per cent during the correSponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 7.61 per cent against 7.94 per cent of the previous month and 7.81 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

    At centre level, Haldiarreported the maximum increase of 8 points followed by Jamshedpur (7 points) and Labac-Silchar (5 points). Among others, 4 points increase was observed in 6 centres, 3 points in another 6 centres, 2 points in 9 centres and 1 point in 14 centres. On the contrary, Bhilai recorded a maximum decrease of 9 points followed by Bokaro (6 points) and Ranchi-Hatia and Varanasi (4 points each). Among others, 3 points decrease was observed in 2 centres, 2 points in l 1 centres and 1 point in 10 centres. Rest of the 13 centres’ indices remained stationary.

    The indices of 34 centres are above All-India Index and other 40 centres” indices are below national average. The indices of Salem, Varanasi, Jabalpur and Vishakhapathnam centres remained at par with All-India Index.

    The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of February, 2016 will be released on Thursday, 3lst March, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.1abourbureaunew. gov. in.

    Sd/-
    (SHYAM SINGH NEGI)
    DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL
    Source:- Expected DA January, 2016

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