- The CPI (Rural, Urban, Combined) is released by Central Statistics Office (CSO).
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- The CPI (Rural, Urban, Combined) on Base 2012=100 is being released for the month of November 2017.
- The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation releases it.
Wholesale Price Index (WPI):
- Office of Economic Advisor (OEA), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry calculates the WPI.
- Figures related to Wholesale Price Index are published by the Office of Economic Advisor (Ministry of Commerce & Industry).
Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI):
- The Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) is released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI).
- It releases the CPFI for three categories -rural, urban and combined – separately on an all India basis with effect from May 2014.
CPI Industrial Worker (IW):
- CPI (IW) is released by Labour Bureau, an attached office under Ministry of Labour & Employment.
- The CPI(IW) and CPI for Agricultural Labourers CPI (AL) and Rural Labourers CPI (RL) compiled are occupation specific and centre specific and are compiled by Labour Bureau.
- This means that these index numbers measure changes in the retail price of the basket of goods and services consumed by the specific occupational groups in the specific centres.