Headquartered in Bangalore, India, CGPI
will now be able to provide expertise and resources to alleviate the mental and behavioral health issues that have emerged in recent years as a result of the rapid and broad changes sweeping Indian society, beginning with the breaking up of India's long-held "joint family" structure.
He projected that the CGPI
will post a 6 percent fall on year in August 2009, while the core nationwide CPI that month will likely see a 2.
Along with the upswing of the CGPI
, the consumer price index -- a primary price gauge for the central bank to judge whether deflation has ended and to determine its monetary policy -- has also posted a slight increase in November and December on a year-on-year basis.
Reflecting rising prices in the materials and intermediary goods levels, the central bank said in its latest CGPI
report that domestic prices of raw materials and intermediate goods rose 0.
In February, the CGPI
was unchanged from a year earlier.
On a month-to-month basis, the CGPI
was up from 94.
The revised domestic CGPI
for July was unchanged from preliminary data.
The BOJ began using the CGPI
in December to replace the wholesale price index used previously.