The All India Consumer Price Index (Ind. Workers) for the month of August 2017 is announced today. It is 285 points. For the previous month of July also it was 285.Based on the above, the rate of IDA from 1-10-2017 can be assessed as 124.27%. We can expect 124.3%. An increase of 5.3% from the existing rate of 119%.
As reported earlier, we had won the case in Principal bench of CAT. The Judgement was delivered on 16-12-2016 with a direction to implement it within three months. We waited for 6 months. No order was issued. Nor any Appeal was filed. Then we filed a Contempt of Court petition in CAT. It was taken up last month. Advocate for the respondents wanted time. Again, the case was taken up today by a double Bench consisting of Justice Mr. Permod Kohli, Chairman and Justice Mr. K N Srivasatava.
Advocate for CMD BSNL stated that they are filing their reply today. Advocate for the Government wanted further time of four weeks. Our Advocate wanted personal appearance of the Respondents. The Court told that this may be considered subsequently.