Retail inflation for farm workers and farm workers rose to 6.60 percent and 6.82 percent respectively in July, mainly due to higher prices of certain foodstuffs.
In June, retail inflation for farm workers and farm workers was 6.43 percent and 6.76 percent, respectively.
The point-to-point inflation rate based on the CPI-AL (Consumer Price Index-Agricultural Workers) and CPI-RL (Consumer Price Index-Rural Labourers) was 6.60 percent and 6.82 percent in July 2022 compared to 6, respectively. .43 percent and 6.76 percent in June 2022 and 3.92 percent and 4.09 percent respectively in the corresponding month (July 2021) of the previous year,” a statement from the Ministry of Labor said.
Similarly, food inflation was 5.38 percent and 5.44 percent in July 2022, compared with 5.09 percent and 5.16 percent in June 2022, respectively, and 2.66 percent and 2.74 percent, respectively, during the corresponding month of the previous year. year. stated.
The consumer price index across India for agricultural and agricultural laborers for July 2022 increased by 6 points each to 1131 and 1143 points, respectively.
The CPI-AL in June 2022 was 1125 points, while the CPI-RL in the month was 1137 points.
The main contributor to the increase in the general index of agricultural and agricultural laborers came from the food group to 4.41 and 4.07 points, respectively, mainly due to price increases of rice, wheat-atta, bajra, pulses, milk, fresh fish, onion, green/dry peppers, ginger, mixed herbs, vegetables & fruit, ready-to-drink tea, etc.
The rise in the index varied from state to state. In the case of farm workers, it recorded a 1 to 13 point increase in 20 states. Tamil Nadu topped the index table with 1301 points, while Himachal Pradesh was bottom with 890 points.
In the case of rural workers, it recorded a 1 to 13 point increase in 20 states. Tamil Nadu topped the index table with 1290 points, while Himachal Pradesh was bottom with 942 points.
Among the states, the maximum increase in consumer price indices for both farm workers and farm workers was experienced by Assam (13 points each), mainly due to the rise in prices of rice, green chillies, fruits and vegetables, etc.
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