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AICPIN for Agricultural and Rural Labourers on Base 1986-87=100 – September, 2011

October 21, 2011 Leave a comment

 The All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers (Base: 1986-87=100) for September,  2011 increased by 5 points and 4 points respectively to stand at 615( Six hundred and fifteen)  points for Agricultural Labourers  and  614 (Six hundred and forteen) points for Rural Labourers.
               
                The rise in index varied from State to State.  In case of Agricultural Labourers, it recorded an increase between 1 to 11 points in 18 States and a decrease between 1 to 3 points in 2 States.  Haryana with 685 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with the index level of 503 points stood at the bottom.
                 In case of Rural Labourers, it recorded an increase between 1 to 12 points in 18 States and a decrease between 1 to 3 points in 2 States.   Haryana with 679 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with the index level of 526 points stood at the bottom.
                 The Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers in respect of Karnataka Stateregistered the maximum increase of 11 points mainly due to increase in the prices of jowar, gram dal, onion, chillies dry, gur, firewood and Dr.’s fees. The Consumer Price Index Numbers for Rural Labourers in respect ofRajasthan State registered the maximum increase of 12 points mainly due to increase in the prices of wheatatta, gram dal, basen, milk, chillies dry, Vegetables & Fruits, firewood, leather shoes and bus fare.  On the other hand the Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers in respect of Kerala state recorded the highest decrease of 3 points each mainly due to decrease in the prices of rice, coconut oil, turmeric and fish fresh.
                Point to point rate of inflation based on the CPI-AL and CPI-RL decreased from 9.52% and 9.71% in August, 2011 to 9.43% and 9.25% respectively in September, 2011. Inflation based on food index of CPI-AL and CPI–RL are 6.48% and 6.65% respectively in September, 2011.
               All-India Consumer Price Index Number (General & Group-wise)
Group
Agricultural Labourers
Rural  Labourers
Aug., 2011
Sept., 2011
Aug., 2011
Sept., 2011
General Index
610
615
610
614
Food
604
608
605
609
Pan, Supari etc.
791
797
795
801
Fuel & Light
662
674
661
673
Clothing, Bedding  & Footwear
587
591
593
597
Miscellaneous
565
570
562
567
The CPI – AL/RL for October, 2011 will be released on 18th November, 2011 .
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AICPIN FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST-2011

September 30, 2011 Leave a comment


         All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of August, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 194 (one hundred & ninety four).
          During August, 2011, the index recorded maximum increase of 9 points in Amritsar centre, 8 points  each in Bhilwara and Chindwara centres, 6 points in Kolkata centre, 5 points in Jharia centre, 4 points in 6 centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 16 centres and 1 point in 16 centres. The index decreased by 3 points each in Giridih, Quilon and Kodarma centres, 2 points  in Rajkot centre, 1 point  in 9 centres while in the remaining 15 centres the index remained stationary. 
 
          The maximum increase of 9 points in Amritsar  centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Fresh Milk, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Kerosene Oil, Electricity Charges, Medicine (Allopathic), etc. The increase of  8 points each in Bhilwara and Chindwara centres is due to  increase in the prices of  Wheat, Gram Dal, Groundnut Oil, Soyabeen Oil, Milk, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Bidi, Firewood, Toilet Soap, etc. The increase of 6 points in Kolkata centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Soft Coke, etc. The increase of 5 points in Jharia centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Mustard Oil, Fish Fresh, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Electricity Charges, Soft Coke etc.  The decrease of 3 points each in Giridih, Quilon and Kodarma centres is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Rice,Wheat Atta, Masur Dal, Turmeric Powder, Fish Fresh, Fire Wood, Soft Coke, etc. The decrease of 2 points  in Rajkot centre is due to decrease in the prices of Arhar Dal, Vegetable and Fruit items, etc.         
                 
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

S.no  City       
1.      Ahmedabad  191 
2.      Bangalore     194 
3.      Chennai        172 
4.      Delhi             178 
5.      Kolkata          192 
6.      Mumbai         195
          The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of August, 2011 is 8.99% as compared to 8.43% in July, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 7.33% in August, 2011 as compared to 6.25% in July, 2011.
The CPI-IW for September, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 31st October, 2011.

Source: PIB

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All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of July 2011

September 1, 2011 Leave a comment


 


All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base
2001=100 for the Month of July 2011
                               


All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on
base 2001=100 for the month of July, 2011 increased by 4 points and stood at
193 (one hundred & ninety three) .
                              
                                During July, 2011, the index recorded
maximum increase of 18 points in Bhilai centre, 15 points in Bokaro centre,
14 points in Haldia centre, 12 points in Jamshedpur centre, 8 points in 2
centres, 7 points in 6 centres, 6 points in 5 centres, 5 points in 11
centres, 4 points in 12 centres, 3 points in 17 centres, 2 points in 6
centres and 1 point in 10 centres. The index decreased by 2 points in Salem
centre, 1 point each in Munkakkayam and Quilon centres, while in the
remaining 2 centres the index remained stationary.
                              
                                The maximum increase of 18 points  in  Bhilai
centre is mainly on account of Housing Index and increase in the prices of
Rice, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Cooking Gas etc. The increase of 15
 points in Bokaro  centre is due to Housing Index and increase in the prices
of Rice, Wheat, Mustard Oil, Vegetable & Fruit items, Firewood, Electricity
Charges Soft Coke, Clothing items, Cinema Charges, etc. The increase of 14
points in Haldia centre is due to Housing Index and increase in the prices
of Vegetable items, Cooking Gas, etc. The increase of 12 points in
Jamshedpur centre is due to Housing Index and increase in the prices of
Rice, Vegetable items, Cooking Gas, Soft Coke etc. The increase of 8 points
in Monger Jamalpur and Surat centres is due to Housing Index and increase in
the prices of  Arhar Dal, Groundnut Oil, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items,
Cooking Gas, Firewood, Soft Coke, etc. The decrease of 2 points in Salem
centre is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Rice, Arhar Dal, Poultry,
Onion, Vegetable items, etc. The decrease of 1 point each in Munkakayam and
Quilon centres is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Coconut Oil, Onion,
Vegetable and Fruit items, etc.
                                The indices in respect of the six major
centres are as follows :



1.    Ahmedabad  188

2.    Bangalore     194

3.    Chennai        168

4.     Delhi           
178

5.    Kolkata        
186

6.    Mumbai        194

                                The All-India (General) point to point rate
of inflation for the month of July, 2011 is 8.43% as compared to 8.62% in
June, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 6.25% in July, 2011 as compared
to 6.91% in June, 2011.
        
                                The CPI-IW for August, 2011 will be released
on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 30th September, 2011.

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All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 for the Month of June 2011

August 1, 2011 Leave a comment

        All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of June, 2011 increased by 2 points and stood at 189 (one hundred & eighty nine) .
                              
                                During June, 2011, the index recorded increase of 8 points in Doom Dooma Tinsukia centre, 7 points in Rajkot centre, 5 points each in Puducherry, Varanasi, Guwahati and Chandigarh centres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 8 centres, 2 points in 19 centres and 1 point in 20 centres. The index decreased by 3 points in Ludhiana centre, 2 points in Nasik centre, 1 point in 6 centres, while in the remaining 10 centres the index remained stationary.
              
                                The maximum increase of 8 points  in  Doom Dooma Tinsukia centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Rice, Mustard Oil, Pork, Fish Fresh, Country Liquor, Firewood, etc. The increase of 7 points in Rajkot centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Groundnut Oil, Pure Ghee, Milk, Pan Finished, Cooking Gas, Petrol, Washing Soap, etc. The increase of 5 points in Puducherry, Varanasi, Guwahati and Chandigarh centres is due to increase in the prices of  Rice, Mustard Oil, Fish Fresh, Milk, Pure Ghee, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Tailoring Charges, etc. The decrease of 3 points in Ludhiana centre is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Vanaspati Ghee, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc. The decrease of 2 points in Nasik centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat, Chillies Green, Vegetable and Fruit items, Sugar, etc.
                                The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

1. Ahmedabad
    181

2. Bangalore
    192

3. Chennai
    167

 4. Delhi
     172

5. Kolkata
    183

6. Mumbai
    189

                                The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of June, 2011 is 8.62% as compared to 8.72% in May, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 6.91% in June, 2011 as compared to 7.61% in May, 2011.
                              
                                The CPI-IW for July, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 30th August, 2011.
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Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 CPI(IW) Base 2001=100 Monthly Index Letter – MAY 2011

July 3, 2011 Leave a comment


Labour Bureau,
Government of India

Press Release

Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100 CPI(IW) Base 2001=100 Monthly Index Letter – MAY 2011
APRIL 2011 – 186
MAY 2011 – 187

  

ALL INDIA CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS FOR INDUSTRIAL WORKERS ON BASE 2001=100 FOR THE MONTH OF MAY, 2011




1.    All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of May, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 187 (one hundred & eighty seven) .


2.    During May, 2011, the index recorded increase of 8 points in Ludhiana centre, 6 points in Nasik centre, 5 points each in Giridih, Mundakkayam and Sholapur centres, 4 points in 3 centres, 3 points in 4 centres, 2 points in 14 centres and 1 point in 18 centres. The index decreased by 4 points in Rangapara Tezpur centre, 3 points in Ghaziabad centre, 2 points in Guwahati centre, 1 point in 10 centres, while in the remaining 21 centres the index remained stationary.


3.    The maximum increase of 8 points  in  Ludhiana centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Arhar Dal, Masur Dal, Mustard Oil, Vanaspati Ghee, Milk, Chillies Dry, Electricity Charges, Toilet Soap, Washing Soap, etc. The increase of 6 points in Nasik centre is due to increase in the prices of Wheat, Bajra, Chillies Dry, Vegetable & Fruit items, Petrol, etc. The increase of 5 points in Giridih, Mundakkayam and Sholapur centres is due to increase in the prices of  Rice, Jowar, Vegetable & Fruit items, Tea (Readymade), Firewood, Soft Coke, Hair Oil, Washing Soap, etc. The decrease of 4 points in Rangapara Tezpur centre is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Turmeric Powder, Garlic, Vegetable & Fruit items, Pan Leaf, etc. The decrease of 3 points in Ghaziabad centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc. The decrease of 2 points in Guwahati centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Vegetable & Fruit items, Pan Leaf, etc.


4.    The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :


1. Ahmedabad – 180


2. Bangalore – 192


3. Chennai – 166 

4. Delhi – 172


5. Kolkata – 181


6. Mumbai – 186 
 

5.    The All-India (General) point to point rate of inflation for the month of May, 2011 is 8.72% as compared to 9.41% in April, 2011. Inflation based on Food Index is 7.61% in May, 2011 as compared to 8.24% in April, 2011.


6.    The CPI-IW for June, 2011 will be released on the last working day of the next month, i.e. 29th July, 2011. 
 

Source: Labour Bureau

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AICPIN for the month of April 2011.

June 1, 2011 Leave a comment

            All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of April, 2011 increased by 1 point and stood at 186 (one hundred & eighty six).          

    During April, 2011, the index recorded increase of 6 points in Chhindwara centre, 5 points in Jharia centre, 4 points each in Nagpur, Kodarma, Ajmer,  Giridih, Angul Talcher and Belgaum centres, 3 points in 8 centres, 2 points in 13 centres and 1 point in 21 centres. The index decreased by 4 points in Tiruchirapally centre, 3 points in Darjeeling centre, 2 points each in Salem and Hubli Dharwar  centres, 1 point in 6 centres, while in the remaining 18 centres the index remained stationary.      
   
    The maximum increase of 6 points  in  Chhindwara centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Goat Meat, Country Liquor, Refined Liquor, Firewood, Doctors’ Fee, etc. The increase of 5 points in Jharia centre is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Milk, Vegetable & Fruit items, Soft Coke, Clothing items, etc.

  The increase of 4 points each in Nagpur, Kodarma, Ajmer,  Giridih, Angul Talcher and Belgaum centres is due to increase in the prices of Rice, Jowar, Milk, Chillies Dry, Vegetable & Fruit items, Firewood, Ornament Glass, etc.

   The decrease of 4 points in Tiruchirapally centre is the outcome of decrease in the prices of Rice, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc. The decrease of 3 points in Darjeeling centre is due to decrease in the prices of Wheat Atta, Mustard Oil, Turmeric Powder, Onion, Vegetable & Fruit items, etc.     
    
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :

1. Ahmedabad
180
4. Delhi
172
2. Bangalore
190
5. Kolkata
180
3. Chennai
164
6. Mumbai
184

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Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India (Base: 2004-05=100)Review for the month of April 2011

May 16, 2011 Leave a comment


     The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2004-05 = 100) for the month April 2011 rose by 1.3 percent to 150.6 (Provisional) from 148.6 (Provisional) for the previous month.
 
INFLATION
 
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 8.66% (Provisional) for the month of April’ 2011 (over April 2010) as compared to 9.04% (Provisional) for the previous month and 10.88% during the corresponding month of the previous year. Build up inflation in the financial year so far was 1.34% compared to a build up of 1.76% in the corresponding period of the previous year.
 
Inflation for important commodities / commodity groups is indicated in Annex-1 and Annex-II.
The movement of the index for the various commodity groups is summarized below:-
 
PRIMARY ARTICLES (Weight 20.12%)
 
The index for this major group rose by 2.2 percent to 191.6 (Provisional) from 187.4 (Provisional) for the previous month. The groups and items for which the index showed variations during the month are as follows:-
 
The index for ‘Food Articles’  group rose by 2.5  percent to  183.5 (Provisional) from 179.1  (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of fruits & vegetables and coffee (10% each), bajra(7%), maize (6%), jowar (3%), urad and ragi (2% each) and moong, milk and fish-marine (1% each). However, the prices of barley (9%), tea (5%), masur and wheat (3% each), gram, egg, condiments & spices and fish-inland (2% each) and mutton, arhar and beef & buffalo meat (1% each) declined.
 
The index for ‘Non- Food Articles’ ‘group rose by 2.0 percent to 192.9 (Provisional) from 189.2 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of  groundnut seed (9%),raw rubber (7%), sugarcane and logs & timber (5% each), cotton seed, gaur seed and castor seed (4% each), raw cotton (3%), sunflower (2%)  and copra and niger seed (1% each). However, the prices of gingelly seed (18%), rape & mustard seed and fodder (3% each) and Mesta, raw jute, raw silk and coir fibre (1% each) declined.
 
The index for ‘Mineral’ group rose by 1.5 percent to 263.9 (Provisional) from 259.9 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of zinc concentrate (17%) and iron ore (5%). However, the prices of barytes (9%), chromite (5%), copper ore and steatite (3% each) and sillimanite (1%) declined.
 
FUEL & POWER (Weight 14.91%)
 
The index for this major group rose by  1.1 percent to 159.9 (Provisional) from 158.2  (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of   bitumen (9%),  lubricants and  light diesel oil (8% each),  naphtha (6%), aviation turbine fuel (5%) and  furnace oil  (4%).
 
MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS (Weight 64.97%)
 
The index for this major group rose by 1.04 percent to 135.8 (Provisional) from 134.4 (Provisional) for the previous month. The groups and items for which the index showed variations during the month are as follows:-
 
The index for ‘Food Products’ group rose by  0.5  percent to 145.8 (Provisional) from 145.1 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of  tea leaf (unblended) (16%),   processed prawn (10%), tea leaf (blended) (6%),  groundnut oil and  pickles (5% each), ice cream, cakes & muffins,  canned meat , molasses and cotton seed oil (3% each), condensed milk (2%), rice bran oil , cashew nut (roasted), rice bran,  powder milk, gur, mustard & rapeseed oil and sugar (1% each). However, the prices of  mustard oil cake (7%), bread & buns and bagasse (6% each), rice bran extraction and copra oil (4% each),  wheat bran, maida and wheat flour (atta) (2% each) and     gola (cattle feed), cashew kernel, sunflower oil, oilcake, vegetables seeds,  sooji ( rawa ) and  biscuit / cookies (1% each) declined.
 
The index for ‘Beverages, Tobacco & Tobacco Products’ group rose by  1.4  percent to 154.6 (Provisional) from 152.4 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of  rectified spirit (10%),  soda based soft drinks (8%), beer (4%),     aerated water (all types) (4%),    soft drink concentrates (3%),     non-alcoholic beverages (all types) and bidi (1% each).
 
The index for ‘ Textiles ‘ group rose by  0.9  percent to 130.6 (Provisional) from 129.4 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of  cotton dressing gown (13%),  woollen hosiery goods (12%), acrylic fibre (9%),  cotton yarn (dyed) and  jute yarn (7% each), viscose yarn (5%), polyester staple fibre, synthetic grey cloth, woollen cloth, viscose staple fibre, cotton durries, finished / processed  cotton  yarn (knitted) and      synthetic yarn (4% each),  blankets, acrylic yarn, cotton under garments and cotton trousers / pants (3% each) gunny and hessian cloth, cotton yarn (bleached), ,  grey cloth (bleached / unbleached) and cotton shirting (2% each) and  woollen yarn,  cotton  knitted fabrics,  cotton children suits and  mixed  fabrics (1% each ). However, the prices of  woollen shawls (8%), woollen cardigans/sweaters (3%), woollen carpets (2%) and  cotton cloth finished /processed,  coir mats & matting,  cotton linters, synthetic suitings and  jute sacking cloth (1% each) declined.
 
The index for ‘Wood & Wood Products’ group rose by  0.5  percent to 151.8 (Provisional) from 151.1 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of  insulation board and  sawn timber posts / squares (2% each) and  veneered particle board (1%). However, the prices of   wooden chair (3%) declined.
 
 The index for ‘Paper & Paper Products’ group rose by 1.3 percent to 129.8 (Provisional) from 128.1 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of paper rolls (12 %), card board (5%), kraft  paper & bags (4%), paper cartons/boxes (3%), printing and writing paper (2%) and newsprint, newspaper,  maplitho paper, bristle paper board , laminated paper and paper for printing / poster (1% each). However, the prices of corrugated sheet boxes (2%) declined.
 
The index for ‘Leather & Leather Products’ group rose by  1.5  percent to 125.4 (Provisional) from 123.6 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of   leather shoe upper (4%), foot wear/ safety boot (3%),  leather handbags / wallets (2%), and crome tanned leather and leather chappals/ sandals (1% each). However, the prices of leather shoe lining (1%) declined.
 
The index for ‘Rubber & Plastic Products’ group rose by 1.5 percent to 133.1 (Provisional) from 131.1 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of  rubber transmission belt (14%), rubber seat assembly and rubber brakes (10% each),  reclaimed rubber (9%),  scooter / motor cycle tyre ( 8 %), plastic components / accessories and rigid PVC (7% each), plastic bottles (5%), rubber moulded goods (4%), HDPE woven fabric,  seamless tubes & pipes, foot ball and  plastic/PVC chappals (3% each), plastic films & sheets and cycle /cycle rickshaw tyre (2% each) and plastic rolls, plastic/PVC pipe, bus / truck tyre and plastic cabinet (1% each).  However, the prices of polyester film (4%), synthetic rubber compound (3%) and rubber components & parts (1%) declined.
 
The index for ‘Chemicals & Chemical Products’ group rose by  1.3  percent to 130.0 (Provisional) from 128.3 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of olio resin & gelatin (16%), gelatine capsules (empty), chlorine (9%), fatty alcohol, menthol and  rubber chemicals (7% each), essence/flavour used in food products,  hair / body oils and shaving cream (5% each), formaldehyde and ammonia (gas / liquid) (4% each), additives, explosives,  di-ammonium phosphate, organic solvent, nitrogen (gas / liquid), caustic soda & soda ash,  urea,  bleaching powder and   phenol or phenol extract,  (3% each) , dye & dye intermediates, ayurvedic medicines, polymers, petrochemical building blocks,  synthetic rubber, non-cyclic compound , carbon di-sulphide and foundry chemical (2% each) and fatty acid , acid (inorganic), hardeners, dicalcium phosphate, titanium dioxide, endosulfan, vegetable starch, oxygen, synthetic resin acetic acid & its derivatives, glycol, polymer products, glycol, polyol, photographic goods, ice block/ cube (non edible), carbon & it’s compound,  perfume / scent , paracetamol/analgesic, lime & calcium carbonate and  face / body powder (1% each). However, the prices of acid (organic) (13%),  shampoo (8%),  argon gas (7%),  sulphur & sulphur powder (4%), ammonium sulphate (4%),  zinc oxide,  weedicides, leather chemicals and  pigment & pigment intermediates (2% each) and agarbattis, cypermethrin , alcohol &  mixture, adhesive & gum,     naphthalene / aniline, castor oil, ink and washing powder (1% each) declined.
 
The index for ‘ Non-Metallic Mineral Products ‘ group rose by  0.5  percent to 148.3 (Provisional) from 147.6 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of glass bottles & bottleware (6%), asbestos corrugated sheet (5%), marbles (4%),  toughened glass and concrete poles & posts (3% each), pressed glassware and graphite rods (2% each) and non-ferrous sanitary fittings  and  bricks & tiles (1% each). However, the prices of glass vials (18 %), ophthalmic lens (4%) and white cement, railway sleeper and stone (1% each) declined.
 
The index for ‘ Basic Metals, Alloys & Metal Products ‘ group rose by  1.6  percent to 148.8 (Provisional) from 146.5 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of  silver (12%), pressure cooker (10%),   welding rods , non ferrous alloys (9% each), steel structures and sponge iron (8% each), iron castings (7%), copper wire (all types) (6%), fixtures, rebars, and pencil  ingots (4% each),  welded pipe and copper / copper ingots (3% each),  gold & gold ornaments,  metal containers,  copper products (other than wire), rounds, slab and joist & beams (2% each) and angles, aluminium ingots,  melting scrap,  aluminium seals , steel rods,  wire rods, steel castings, utensils, cylinder,  ferro manganese, sheets,  plates, cylinder liners and  metal moulds & dyes (1% each). .However, the prices of aluminium casting and chain (3% each),    nuts/bolts/screw/ washers (2%) and iron & steel wire,  non-ferrous casting & forging, steel frames and brass  (1 % each) declined.
 
The index for ‘ Machinery & Machine Tools’ group rose by 1.0 percent to 123.6 (Provisional) from 122.4 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of cranes (17%),  electric  connectors / plugs /sockets/holders (10%), power supply (DC) and sewing machines (9% each), electric motor starters and optical instruments (7% each),  watches (6%), filtration equipment, fans and semiconductor devices (5% each),  electronic PCB /micro circuit, amplifier,  lathes, compressors, conductor,  control equipments    and gear cutting machines (4% each), sprinkler,  electrical pumps and battery charger (3% each),  concrete vibrator & mixture,  drive equipment, washing / laundry machines, textile machinery, oil mill machinery,  electric generators, batteries, pneumatic  tools, relay /contacter and air break switches/circuit breaker (2% each) and battery dry cells,  distribution boards, weighing scales, electrical wires ,  PVC insulated cable,  electric motors,  TV sets,  pump & assembly and  meters / starter (non-electrical) (1% each). However, the prices of UPS / stabilizer (6%), computer peripherals (2%) and industrial valves, food/ beverages/tobacco processing machinery, electric switch gears and electric switches (1% each) declined.
 
The index for ‘Transport, Equipment & Parts’ group rose by 0.6 percent to 122.7 (Provisional) from 122.0 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of   electric magnet brakes (6%), radiator & coolers and  railway brake gear  (5% each), motor cycle / scooter / moped and  bus / mini bus / truck (2% each) and  shafts (all kinds) and  clutch & clutch plates (1% each).  However, the prices of gauges (10%), geared motor and crankshafts (5% each), piston & compressor (2%) and gear boxes & parts and bi-cycles (1% each) declined.


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