Dearness Allowance Calculation for Armed Forces Defence Personnel
Dearness Allowance Calculator for Defence Forces Personnel – Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank including Non-Combatants (Enrolled)
How DA is calculated for Central Government Employees?
It is a simple calculation, determine a particular percentage of basic pay is Dearness Allowance. Normally in Central Government Services, basic pay means revised pay without adding any other pay. For example, an employee is drawing basic pay Rs. 49000 in the pay matrix level 6, Dearness allowance will be calculated as follows…
Dearness Allowance: (49,000 x 17) / 100 = 8330
Incase of Doctors, Non-Practicing Allowance to be included for the purpose of Dearness Allowance calculation.
Dearness Allowance: [(49,000 + 9800) x 17) / 100] = 9996
How DA is calculated for Defence Personnel?
6th pay commission introduced MSP for Defence Personnel and 7th CPC has recommended continuing the same. Military Service Pay (MSP) and Group ‘X’ Pay both are counted as pay for the purpose of computation of dearness allowance.
For example, if personnel draws basic pay Rs. 37000 in pay matrix level 5 and he is eligible for MSP and Group X Pay respectively Rs. 5200 and 3600. DA calculation will be…
Dearness Allowance: [(37,000 + 5200 + 3600) x 17) / 100] = 7786
1. What is the current rate of DA for Armed Forces Personnel?
Ans: The current rate of Dearness Allowance for Armed Forces Personnel is 38%. The revised rate of DA with effect from 1st July 2022.
Defence DA Rate Table
DA in Indian Army, Navy, Air Force
Existing emoluments mean the sum of current basic pay, current Military Service Pay, current Group X Pay, and dearness allowance.
Group -X Pay shall be counted as pay for the purpose of computation of dearness allowance only.
The aggregate of pay in the level, Group X Pay, allowance of the trade to which allotted, and dearness allowance, to which he would have been entitled had he been successfully mustered or attested from his date of enrolment.
The aggregate of the pay, dearness allowance, Group’ X‘ Pay and Military Service Pay to which he is entitled on account of the revision of his pay under this Rule
The aggregate of the pay, dearness allowance, Group X Pay and Military Service Pay to which he would have been entitled (whether such pay and dearness allowance had been received or not) for that period had his pay and dearness allowance not been so revised.
HRA shall not be less than Rs 5,400 per month, Rs 3,600 per month and Rs 1,800 per month calculated @ 30% of minimum pay for X (population of 50 lakh & above), 20% for Y (5 to 50 lakh) and 10% for Z (below 5 lakh) category of cities respectively. HRA shall be revised to 27%, 18% & 9% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and further to 30%, 20% and 10% of Basic Pay in X, Y & Z cities when DA crosses 50%.
The Transport Allowance is fully DA indexed. The 7th CPC recommended a raise commensurate with inflation as reflected in the rates of Dearness Allowance (DA). Accordingly and therefore, the fully DA-indexed allowances such as Transportation Allowance were not given any raise.
Simple DA Arrears Calculation Tool
Enter the total amount of Basic Pay + MSP + Group X Pay (if you are eligible for MSP and Group X pay) or enter basic pay plus MSP or enter basic pay plus Group X pay.