The average State Industrial Workers' Consumer Price Index Numbers for 2010 is 835 points, applicable for the period from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012 in various scheduled employments notified under the MW Act. In respect of employment in tobacco (including beedi-making) manufactory the price index is 817 for the purpose of calculating variable dearness allowance, according to an official press release. – Staff Reporter