Shri Srikant Kumar
Jena, Minister of State (Independent charge), Ministry of Statistics and
Programme Implementation announced the release of the monthly
provisional Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Base 2010 = 100 along with
annual inflation rates for September 2012, compiled by the Central
All India provisional General (all groups) CPI numbers of September 2012
for rural, urban and combined are 125.6, 121.9 and 124.0 respectively.
Provisional annual inflation rate based on all India general CPI
(Combined) for September 2012 on point to point basis (September 2012
over September 2011) is 9.73 %. The corresponding provisional inflation
rates for rural and urban areas are 9.79 % and 9.72 % respectively.
Inflation rates (final) for rural, urban and combined for August 2012
are 9.90 %, 10.19 % and 10.03% respectively.