Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) for March 2018 – Press Release
The Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) is an important statistical/economic indicator.
It was first introduced on scientific lines with base 1960=100 which was based on the results of Family Living Survey conducted in 1958-59 at 50 industrially important centres.
The series was then, updated on base 1982=100 and a revision in 1999-2000 has further updated the base on 2001=100. The current series of CPI-IW with base year 2001=100 covers 78 industrially important centres spread across the country.
The Labour Bureau has published the press release the index for the month of March 2018, and the press release in Hindi and English are given below for your ready reference…