Inflation rises to 4.74 per cent
Inflation further rose to 4.74% for the week ended May 20 from 4.32 per cent in the previous week.Updated: Jun 02, 2006 12:21 IST
Inflation further rose to 4.74 per cent for the week ended May 20 from 4.32 per cent in the previous week mainly due to increase in the prices of food, non-food, minerals and some manufactured items.
The wholesale price-based inflation was 5.38 per cent during the corresponding period last year.
The wholesale price index (WPI) was up by 0.3 per cent to 201.1 points and it was 192 points in the year-ago period.
Govt revised upward the final inflation to 4.06 per cent for the week ended March 25 from provisional 3.96 per cent, while the WPI stood corrected at 197.2 points as against the earlier estimate of 197 points.
First Published: Jun 02, 2006 12:15 IST