Expected DA from January 2016 : AICPIN for of August 2015

 So far 8 months AICPIN for Industrial workers from January 2015 to August 2015 has been released . Now we become able to know  the expected DA from January 2016 after the release of  AICPIN for August 2015.

No. 5/1/2015- CPI

DATED : 30th September, 2015

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – August, 2015

The All-India CPI-IW for August, 2015 increased by 1 point and pegged at 264 (two hundred and sixty four). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.38 per cent between July, 2015 and August, 2015 when compared with the increase of (+) 0.40 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 1.57 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Arhar Dal, Masur Dal, Groundnut Oil, Mustard Oil, Beef, Milk, Onion, Garlic, Brinjal, Parval, Peas, Coconut, Tea (Readymade), Electricity Charges, Barber Charges, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was restricted by Rice, Wheat, Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Poultry (Chicken), French Beans, Potato, Tomato, Cooking Gas, Petrol, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 4.35 per cent for August, 2015 as compared to 4.37 per cent for the previous month and 6.75 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 3.55 per cent against 3.21 per cent of the previous month and 7.63 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Jharia reported the highest increase of 9 points followed by Ludhiana (7 points), Kodarma and Labac Silchar (6 points each). Among others, 5 points in 6 centres, 4 points in 11 centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 17 centres and 1 point in 15 centres. On the contrary, Goa centre recorded a maximum decrease of 4 points followed by Mundakayam and Ernakulam 3 points each. Among others, 2 points decrease was observed in Quilon centre and 1 point in 4 centres. Rest of the 10 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 36 centres are above All India Index and other 42 centres’ indices are below national average.

The next index of CPI-IW for the month of September, 2015 will be released on Friday, 30th October, 2015. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureau.gov.in.

(I. S. NEGI)

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4 thoughts on “Expected DA from January 2016 : AICPIN for of August 2015”

  1. There is no reference to the fitment of pension of those who have commuted 100% on absorption in PSUs & for whom one 3rd pension has been restored after 15 years from date of retirement with DA on the 100% of full notional pension.Any clarification on this

  2. mangal sain sethi

    what is present status of non revision of pension as per DOPPW OM 38/37/08-P & PW(A) dated 27/01/2013 & 30/07/2015 who has taken 100% lumpsum amount. This matter was referred to Deptt of Expendituere, Min of Finance, by DOPPW for final fitment formula for such case as state above.

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