7th Pay Commission | DA/DR January 2020 | महंगाई भत्ता जनवरी 2020 | Dearness Allowance January 2020
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
DATED: 31t December, 2019
Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – November, 2019
The All-India CPI-IW for November, 2019 increased by 3 points and
pegged at 328 (three hundred and twenty eight). On 1-month percentage change,
it increased by () 0.92 per cent between October and November, 2019 whereas
no change observed during corresponding months of last year.
The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from
Food group contributing (+) 1.98 percentage points to the total change. At item
level, Rice, Arhar Dal, Moong Dal, Urd Dal, Goat Mcat, Poultry Chicken, Milk
Cow, Garlic, Onion, Cabbage, Carrot, Green Coriander Leaves, Lady Finger,
Potato, Hot Drink- Tea Rcadymade, Cooking Gas, Fire Wood, etc. are
responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by
Fish Fresh, Chillies Green, Ginger, Banana, Cauliflower, Coconut, French
Bcans, Gourd, Lemon, Orange, Peas, Radish, Tomato, Electricity Charges,
Toilet Soap, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.
Year-on-year inflation based on all-items stood at 8.61 per cent for
November, 2019 as compared to 7.62 per cent for the previous month and 4.86
per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, Food
inflation stood at 9.87 per cent against 8.60 per cent of the previous month and
(-) 1.57 per cent during the corresponding month of an year ago.
At centre level, Rourkela observed the maximum increase of 14 points
followed by Kodarma (12 points), Madurai (9 points) and Salem (8 points).
Among others, 7 points increase was observed in 3 centres, 6 points in 4 centres,
5 points in 6 centres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 10 ccntres, 2 points in 11
centres and 1 point in 15 centres. On the contrary, Chhindwara and Kanpur
recorded a maximum decrease of 3 points each followed by Ahmedabad and
Jaipur (2 points each). Other 4 centres observed a fall in index by 1 point. Rest
of 10 centres’ indices remained stationary.
The indices of 31 centres are above AlU-India Index and 46 centres’
indices are below national average. The index of Warrangal centre remained at
par with All-India Index.
The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of December, 2019 will bc
released on Friday 31st January, 2020. The same will also be available on the
office website www.luhourburecunew.gov.in.