Meals inflation stood at 5.09 per cent in February 2022 towards 6.22 per cent within the earlier month and 4.64 per cent through the corresponding month a yr in the past.
The All-India CPI-IW for February 2022 decreased by 0.1 factors to 125 factors from 125.1 factors in January this yr.
The utmost downward strain in present index got here from meals & drinks group contributing 0.30 proportion factors to the overall change, the ministry stated.
At merchandise stage, rice, beetroot, cabbage, carrot, drumstick, French-been, girl’s finger, onion, potato and tomato, and so forth are chargeable for the autumn in index.
Nonetheless, this lower was checked by goat meat/Mutton, Poultry Hen, Apple, Chili Inexperienced, Parwal,, Physician’s/Surgeon Fess, Medicines Allopathic, Bus fare and Personal Tuition/Teaching and so forth. placing upward strain on the index.
At centre stage, Salem recorded the utmost lower of 4.7 factors, adopted by Tirunelveli with 3.7 factors.
Amongst others, 5 centres recorded lower between 2 and a couple of.9 factors, 4 centres between 1 and 1.9 factors and 28 centres between 0.1 and 0.9 factors. Quite the opposite, Thane recorded the utmost improve of two.9 factors adopted by Bhilwara with 2.1 factors.
Amongst others, 9 centres recorded improve between 1 and 1.9 factors and 35 centres between 0.1 and 0.9 factors. Remainder of the three centres’ remained stationary.
The, an hooked up workplace of the Ministry of Labour & Employment, has been compiling Shopper Worth Index for Industrial Staff each month on the premise of retail costs collected from 317 markets unfold over 88 industrially essential centres within the nation.
The index is compiled for 88 centres and All-India and is launched on the final working day of succeeding month.