RBI projects CPI inflation for 2021-22 under 5%

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on April 07 announced revised projection for CPI inflation of financial year 2021-22. "The projection for CPI inflation has been revised to 5% in Q4 of 2021, 5.2%, in Q1 of 2021-22, 5.2% also in Q2 of 2021-22, 4.4% in Q3, and 5.1% in Q4 with risks broadly balanced. On March 31, 2021, the government retained the inflation target at 4% with the lower and upper tolerance levels of 2% and 6%, respectively, for the next five years that is from April 2021 to March 2026. An inflation rate of 4% over the medium term has now been successfully entranced the economic landscape," said RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.