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Retail inflation for farm workers, rural labourers eases in June: Govt

According to the statement, inflation based on food index of CPI-AL and CPI-RL stood at (+) 8.57 per cent and (+) 8.41 per cent, respectively, in June 2020

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The CPI-AL and CPI-RL are brought out by Labour Bureau - a wing of labour ministry.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Retail inflation for farm and rural workers in June eased to 7.16 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively, as compared to May this year, a labour ministry statement said on Monday.

"Point to point rate of inflation based on the CPI-AL (Consumer Price Index-Agricultural Labourers and CPI-RL (Consumer Price Index for rural labourers) decreased to 7.16 per cent and 7.00 per cent in June 2020 from 8.40 per cent and 8.12 per cent, respectively in May 2020," the ministry said.

According to the statement, inflation based on food index of CPI-AL and CPI-RL stood at (+) 8.57 per cent

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First Published: Jul 20 2020 | 5:37 PM IST

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