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The rise in prices of food items such as arhar dal and vegetable rose sharply for the agricultural worker and rural worker to rise marginally to 6.59 percent and 6.45 percent respectively in October. Explain that this is the first time this year when the prices have increased.
The Ministry of Labor said in its statement that the retail inflation of the agricultural workers based on Consumer Price Index-Agricultural Workers (CPI-AL) was 6.25 percent in September this year and the retail inflation rate of Consumer Price Index-Rural Workers (CPI-RL) 6.10. Was the percentage.
Inflation based on CPI-AL and CPI-RL food indices stood at 7.96 percent and 7.92 percent respectively in October 2020. In September this year, it was 7.65 percent and 7.61 percent respectively. CPI-AL indices vary from state to state.