Commissioner of Labour

Consumer Price Index

The office of the Commissioner of Labour, Mumbai compiles and publishers every month the Consumer Price Index Numbers for the working Classes for the ten selected centers in the Maharashtra state, viz., Mumbai, Solapur, Nagpur, Pune, Nashik, Jalgaon, Nanded, Aurangabad, Kolhapur and Akola (base 1982=100). These Index Numbers are used for the purpose of calculation of Dearness Allowance payable to a large section of industrial workers in the Maharashtra state, e.g. Textile Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Engineering Industry etc.

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