Correct Answer : Option (D) - 15.18%
The annual rate of inflation based on All-India Wholesale Price Index (WPI) number is 15.18% (Provisional) for the month of June, 2022 (over June, 2021).
This is marginally lower than the WPI number of 15.88% in May, 2022, The high rate of inflation in June, 2022 is primarily due to rise in prices of mineral oils, food articles, crude petroleum & natural gas, basic metals, chemicals & chemical products, food products etc. as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year..
Source : PIB
Published On : July 15, 2022
Category : Indian Economy