India's consumer price inflation rises to 6.93pc in July
New Delhi, Aug 13 : A substantial rise in food prices lifted India's Juy retail inflation to 6.93 per cent from 6.23 per cent in June, official data showed on Thursday.
The CFPI's readings measure changes in retail prices of food product.
"As the various pandemic related restrictions were gradually lifted and non- essential activities started resuming operations, availability of price data has also improved," the National Statistical Office said.
"NSO collected prices from 1,054 (95 per cent) urban markets and 1,089 (92 per cent) villages during the month of July, 2020," it said.
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