All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers For Agricultural And Rural Labourers – March & April, 2024

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 The Labour Bureau, an attached office of the M/o Labour & Employment, has been compiling All-India Consumer Price Index for Agricultural Labourers (CPI-AL) and Rural Labourers (CPI-RL) every month on the basis of retail prices collected from 600 villages spread over 20 States. The indices for the months of March, 2024 and April, 2024 are being released in this press release.

In March 2024, both the CPI-AL and CPI-RL increased by 1 point, reaching 1259 and 1270, respectively. In April 2024, the CPI-AL rose by 4 points to 1263, while the CPI-RL increased by 5 points to 1275.

The year on year inflation rates for CPI-AL and CPI-RL in March 2024 were recorded at 7.15% and 7.08%, respectively. In April 2024, the year on year inflation rates for CPI-AL and CPI-RL were registered at 7.03% and 6.96%, respectively.

All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for February, March & April 2024 (General & Group-wise):

Group

Agricultural Labourers

Rural Labourers

February

March

April

February

March

April

General Index

1258

1259

1263

1269

1270

1275

Food

1199

1198

1201

1205

1204

1207

Pan, Supari, etc.

2034

2037

2047

2043

2047

2056

Fuel & Light

1331

1339

1346

1323

1331

1338

Clothing, Bedding &Footwear

1280

1285

1290

1337

1343

1348

Miscellaneous

1307

1311

1323

1311

1315

1327

   

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