DA for January 2023 is Concluded! 4% Additional DA Hike! 42% DA from January 2023 for CG Employees
The Union Cabinet Committee is expected to make a decision on the proposed 4% increase in Dearness Allowance for Central Government employees, pensioners, and family pensioners, to be effective starting 1 January 2023.
42 percent Dearness Allowance for Central Government Employees with effect from 1.1.2023 and 42% Dearness Relief for Central Government Pensioners and Family Pensioners with effect from 1.1.2023.
The calculations for Dearness Allowance for the month of January 2023 have concluded. The sixth and last calculation of Dearness Allowance since issuing the AIPCIN for December 2022 is done. Central Government employees, pensioners, and family pensioners are now receiving 38% of their basic salary/pension as DA and DR every month. Following the Union Cabinet’s approval to increase DA from January 2023, orders will be issued from the Finance Ministry for payment of the revised DA/DR!
4% Additional Dearness Allowance from 1.1.2023
The Consumer Price Index (IW-BY 2016=100) from July-December 2022 showed a 4% rise in Dearness Allowance, pushing the total to 42%.
How to calculate 42% DA on Basic Salary?
If the starting basic salary of a Central Government employee is Rs. 49000, then the calculation for Dearness Allowance (DA) will be as follows:
|Month/Year||DA 38%||DA 42%||DA Arrears|
|January 2023||Rs. 1862|
|February 2023||Rs. 1862|
|March 2023||Rs. 2058||Rs. 392|
DA Arrears 2023 for CG employees
Usually, Dearness Allowance hikes are declared in March and September, taking effect from the following January and July, respectively. Accordingly, Dearness Allowance for the first two months of each period will be provided as arrears. On 1 January 2023, a further 4% increase in the Dearness Allowance rate will be applicable to all Central Government employees, pensioners, and those receiving family pensions. Existing CG employees will be provided with a 42% Dearness Allowance by March 2023, and arrears for the months of January and February 2023 will be paid out then as well. The Dearness Allowance or Dearness Relief will be calculated using the existing and retired employees’ respective basic pay or basic pension.
7th CPC DA Chart 2023
The Dearness Allowance is a major element of income for state employees and pensioners in India. The chart below shows how the allowance rate has risen from 0% to 42% between 2016 and 2023.
|DA Effective From||DA Rate 2016 to 2023|
|January 2023||42% (Expected)|
|January 2021||17% (28%)|
|July 2020||17% (24%)|
|January 2020||17% (21%)|
DA Calculator on Basic Salary
The Dearness Allowance (DA) percentage is consistent across all categories of Government workers, yet the actual amount differs from one person to another. This is based on the basic salary of each individual. A simple online tool is available for calculating the exact DA for all Central Government employees. All you need to do is choose the pay matrix level and basic pay, and press the Calculate button. The calculator will then provide an accurate answer. Click to Calculate Your DA
How much increase in DA for Central Government employees from 1.1.2023
All Central government employees, pensioners, and family pensioners can look forward to an increase in their Dearness Allowance from 1st January 2023! The amount of the increase will be based on basic pay or basic pension, but it is expected to be around 4 percent.
MP Govt Announces 4% DA
In a recent development, the state cabinet of Madhya Pradesh, led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, has announced a 4% increase in dearness allowance for government employees and pensioners. The retrospective hike will be effective from January 1, 2023. The announcement was made by Dr. Narottam Mishra, the Home Minister, in a media briefing held after the cabinet meeting. The decision is estimated to put a financial burden of approximately Rs. 265 crore on the state exchequer for the current fiscal year. Stay tuned for further updates on this important development.
Latest Updates on DA Hike News 2023
- DA Hike Announcement For Central Govt Employees Likely Today
- 42% Dearness Allowance for Central Govt Employees from 1st Jan 2023
- WB Govt Hikes 3% DA
- West Bengal Govt DA Order March 2023
- Telangana Govt Hikes Additional DA for Employees
- DA to Central Government Employees from 1st Jan 2023
- 38% Dearness Allowance for TN Government Employees and Teachers – G.O. Issued
- TN CM MK Stalin Declares 4% DA Hike for TN Govt Employees and Teachers from 1.1.2023
- Cabinet Approves 4% Additional DA to Central Government Employees
- Gujarat CM Announced 3% Hike in Dearness Allowance
- Cabinet Approves 3% DA to CG Employees and Pensioners
- DA Hike for Telangana Govt Employees from July 2019
- Latest AICPIN indicates 3% DA hike from July 2020
- Latest DA news from July 2020
- Consumer Price Index (CPI-IW) for the month of May 2020
- DA Hike from July 2020 is almost confirmed as 24%
What are the questions commonly asked regarding the increased Dearness Allowance for Central Government Employees?
What is the DA of central govt employees from 1st January 2023?
The Central Government revises the Dearness Allowance (DA) rate twice a year depending on the current All India Consumer Price Index (AICPIN). This index is used to gauge the cost of essential goods that are consumed by people in India. The DA for central government employees will be declared in March 2023 and the rate will be increased by 4%, raising it from 38% to 42%.
When will announce the DA for Jan 2023?
The salary increase of Central Government employees, commonly known as DA, is typically announced after the Cabinet Committee has approved it. It is likely that the next installment of DA for January 2023 will be announced around the middle of March 2023.
Will there be arrears on DA for Govt employees?
In March 2023, after the Dearness Allowance (DA) raised from 38% to 42%, all Central government employees and pensioners will receive DA arrears payments for two months.
Also Check: Central Government Pay Matrix Table 2022 PDF
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Swapan Chakraborty says
B Meghanadham says
Sir pranams we. Are very grateful that ministry has approved tentatively about da percentage from Jan 2023 for cental servants but the fitment benifit to be changed will have any effect for employees who retired after 30/6/2019
Sir Iam retd rly servent I took VR 29/02/20 at the time my basic pension 29300rs +17%da after didaction of commutation at the time 23500rs pension now I taken 29741 rs pension is there any arrears expected? Please guide me.
Shrma R says
May basic pension Rs.24500, what will be new DR from 1.1.2023? What about DR arrears?
Your new DA will be Rs. 10290 from Jan 2023 and Rs. 20580 as Arrears may be paid in the month of March 2023.
Not yet approved. They will approve in March 23 but since there will be no funds for the year 2022-23. Anyhow it will be given arrears to employees in April,23. For pensioner it will be given on the 30/4/23 only.