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All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers – February, 2024

Posted On: 20 MAR 2024 8:21PM by PIB Delhi

The All-India Consumer Price Index for Agricultural Laborers and Rural Laborers (Base: 1986-87=100) remained steady in February 2024, with figures of 1258 and 1269, respectively.

There was a varied pattern observed in the indices of constituent States. In the case of CPI-AL, eight states experienced a decline, while for CPI-RL, this downward trend was observed in seven states. Additionally, two states witnessed no change in their index.

The month-to-month inflation rates based on CPI-AL and CPI-RL were recorded at 7.43% and 7.36% in February 2024 showing a decrease from 7.52% and 7.37% in January 2024 respectively.  

  1. All-India Consumer Price Index Number (General & Group-wise):

Group

Agricultural Labourers

Rural Labourers

 

January, 2024

February,2024

January, 2024

February,2024

General Index

1258

1258

1268

1269

Food

1202

1199

1207

1205

Pan, Supari, etc.

2025

2034

2035

2043

Fuel & Light

1325

1331

1318

1323

Clothing, Bedding &Footwear

1276

1280

1331

1337

Miscellaneous

1298

1307

1302

1311

The CPI – AL and RL for the month of March, 2024 will be released on 19th April, 2024.

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