Current DA Rate Jan 2022
What is the current DA rate for Central Govt employees?
The rate of current Dearness Allowance is 34 percent of basic pay with effect from 1st January 2022.
DA RATES TABLE (D.A. RATES TABLE)
What is DA in salary?
In general view, the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) both are the same! D.A. and D.R. are primary allowances paid every month along with their salary and pension to existing employees and retired pensioners respectively. The amount of Dearness allowance is calculated on the basic salary. The amount of DR is calculated on the basic pension.
DA is declared twice a year for compensating the price hike of essential commodities. The calculation of additional DA is based on CPI (IW) BY 2016 as per the recommendations of the 7th pay commission.
DA Rates Chart: Dearness Allowance Rates from 2016 to 2021
Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) – DA/DR Rates Table from 1996, 2006 and 2016
Current Rate DR Calculation Tool
Current Rate of DR from July 2021 Calculation Tool: Check here calculate 31 percent Dearness Relief with Bank Pension with a Simple Online Tool. Dearness Relief Calculator for Civil Pensioners. Click to Calculate
DA Rates Table with AICPIN 2022
|Month/Year||AICPIN 2016||AICPIN 2001||DA% (App)|
5th CPC, 6th CPC, and 7th CPC DA RATES TABLE FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND PENSIONERS
How to calculate DA?
Dearness allowance (DA) is calculated on the percentage fixed by the Central Government from time to time as per the calculation method prescribed by the pay commission. The percentage of basic pay is Dearness Allowance.
DA Calculation Formula
The formula for calculating DA is given below and the method of calculation is common for 5th CPC DA, 6th CPC DA and 7th CPC DA. The linking factor is given below for calculating the percentage of DA. The linking factor is nothing but the average of 12 months of All India Consumer Price Index number from Jan 2015 to Dec 2015.
- 5th CPC Fitment Linking Factor for DA Calculation = 306.33
- 6th CPC Fitment Linking Factor for DA Calculation = 115.76
- 7th CPC Fitment Linking Factor for DA Calculation = 261.4
- The current rate of Dearness Allowance is 17% (Updated on 14.10.2019)
- The current rate of Dearness Relief is 17% (Updated on 21.10.2019)
- The current rate of Dearness Relief is 28% (Updated on 20.07.2021)
- The current rate of Dearness Relief is 31% (Updated on 25.10.2021)
- Check Current DA%: Expected DA from January 2020 Calculator
DA and DR Rates from 1996 to 2005 and 2006 to 2015 and 2016 to till date table
DA Rates Arrears Table
The Government of India has decided recently to stop the additional Dearness allowance and Dearness relief to CG employees and pensioners from January 2020 to June 2021 (18 months) due to the Coronavirus pandemic crisis – Click to view the detailed order issued by Finance Ministry
|From||To||Status||Additional DA||Total DA and DR|
|1.7.2020||31.12.2020||Freeze||A||21% + A|
|1.1.2021||30.6.2021||Freeze||B||21% + A + B|
|1.7.2021||31.12.2021||To Be Paid||C||21% + A + B + C|
D.A.Rates Table 2021 PDF | DA Rates from July 2020 | DA Rates from 1986 TO 2020 | DA Rates from 1986 TO 2015 | DA Rates from Jan 2021 | DA Rates from July 2021 | DA from July 2021 Calculator | DA latest News Today 2021
As per the statement quoted in the order published by the Finance Ministry earlier in March 2020, the Cabinet Committee is given the approval to restore the Dearness Allowance with the rate of 31% to Central Government employees and Pensioners with effect from 1st July 2021. [Click to read in detail]
The three installments of additional Dearness Allowance from 1.1.2020 to 30.6.2021 has been revoked and added in the old rate of 17%. So, now the current DA is 31%.
The next additional installment of Dearness Allowance (2nd Installment of 2021) will be announced in the month of September 2021. You can also check the ‘Expected DA for July 2021’ with our exclusive online calculator. [Click to calcualte]
7th Pay DA Chart July 2021
|From||To||Status||Additional DA||Total DA and DR|
|1.7.2020||31.12.2020||Declared||3%||21% + 3%|
|1.1.2021||30.6.2021||Declared||4%||21% + 3% + 4%|
|1.7.2021||31.12.2021||Declared||3%||21% + 3% + 4% + 3% = 31%|
DA Rates with AICPIN Table 2021
|Month & Year||AICPIN 2001||AICPIN 2016||12 Months of AICPIN||Average of 12 Months AICPIN||Approximate Percentage of DA|
Central Government is releasing orders for additional Dearness relief to pensioners retired in 5th CPC, 6th CPC, and 7th CPC separately. The calculation of Dearness relief for 5th CPC, 6th CPC, and 7th CPC Pensioners are slightly different on each CPC. Orders issued separately for 5th, 6th, and 7th CPC Pensioners from DoPPW.
The table shows the percentage of DA and DR From 1996 for 5th CPC Pensioners, From 2006 for 6th CPC Pensioners, and From 2016 for 7th CPC Pensioners in separate columns (DA Rates from Jan 2016 in 7th pay commission till date).
7th Pay DA Chart
|5th CPC DA Rate Chart||6th CPC DA Rate Chart||7th CPC DA Rate Chart|
|Month / Year||Dearness Allowance %||Month / Year||Dearness Allowance %||Month / Year||Dearness Allowance %|
|January 1996||0||January 2006||0||January 2016||0|
|July 1996||4%||July 2006||2%||July 2016||2%|
|January 1997||8%||January 2007||6%||January 2017||4%|
|July 1997||13%||July 2007||9%||July 2017||5%|
|January 1998||16%||January 2008||12%||January 2018||7%|
|July 1998||22%||July 2008||16%||July 2018||9%|
|January 1999||32%||January 2009||22%||January 2019||12%|
|July 1999||37%||July 2009||27%||July 2019||17%|
|January 2000||38%||January 2010||35%||January 2020||17% (21%)|
|July 2000||41%||July 2010||45%||July 2020||17% (24%)|
|January 2001||43%||January 2011||51%||January 2021||17% (28%)|
|July 2001||45%||July 2011||58%||July 2021||31%|
|January 2002||49%||January 2012||65%||January 2022||34%|
|July 2002||52%||July 2012||72%|
|January 2003||55%||January 2013||80%|
|July 2003||59%||July 2013||90%|
|January 2004||61%||January 2014||100%|
|April 2004||11%||July 2014||107%|
|July 2004||14%||January 2015||113%|
|January 2005||17%||July 2015||119%|
|July 2005||21%||January 2016||125%|
|January 2006||24%||July 2016||132%|
|July 2006||29%||January 2017||136%|
|January 2007||35%||July 2017||139%|
|July 2007||41%||January 2018||142%|
|January 2008||47%||July 2018||148%|
|July 2008||57%||January 2019||154%|
|January 2009||64%||July 2019||164%|
|July 2009||73%||January 2020||164%|
|January 2010||87%||July 2020||164%|
|July 2010||103%||January 2021||164%|
|January 2011||115%||July 2021||189%|
|July 2011||127%||January 2022||203%|
Dearness Allowance Rates from Jan 2016 to July 2016 and Jan 2017 to date for Central Govt employees.
Note: Central Government had taken the decision on the merger of the dearness allowance with effect from 1.4.2004 in the 5th CPC period. But, the calculation of DA continued with reference to the CPI (IW) average as of 1.1.1996 of 306.33. After merged DA with Basic pay, from July 2004 to July 2007 the above said the calculation was adopted.
- 100% If Basic Pay ≤ Rs 3500
- 75% If Rs 3500 < Basic Pay ≤ Rs 6000
- 65% If Basic Pay > Rs 6000
|M & Y||Basic Pay ≤ Rs 3500||Rs 3500 < Basic Pay ≤ Rs 6000|
|July 1986||4%||3% – Minimum Rs. 140|
|Jan 1987||8%||6% – Minimum Rs. 280|
|July 1987||13%||9% – Minimum Rs. 445|
|Jan 1988||18%||13% – Minimum Rs. 630|
|July 1988||23%||17% – Minimum Rs. 805|
|Jan 1989||29%||22% – Minimum Rs. 1015|
|July 1989||34%||25% – Minimum Rs. 1190|
|Jan 1990||38%||28% – Minimum Rs. 1330|
|July 1990||43%||32% – Minimum Rs. 1505|
|Jan 1991||51%||38% – Minimum Rs. 1785|
|July 1991||60%||45% – Minimum Rs. 2100|
|Jan 1992||71%||53% – Minimum Rs. 2485|
|July 1992||83%||62% – Minimum Rs. 2905|
|Jan 1993||92%||69% – Minimum Rs. 3220|
|July 1993||97%||73% – Minimum Rs. 3395|
|Jan 1994||104%||78% – Minimum Rs. 3640|
|July 1994||114%||85% – Minimum Rs. 3990|
|Jan 1995||125%||94% – Minimum Rs. 4375|
|July 1995||136%||102% – Minimum Rs. 4760|
|Jan 1996||148%||116% – Minimum Rs. 5180|
|July 1996||159%||119% – Minimum Rs. 5565|
|Jan 1997||170%||128% – Minimum Rs. 5950|
|July 1997||182%||136% – Minimum Rs. 6370|
How much DA in Salary for Central Govt Employees?: We prepared a simple table for understanding the Dearness Allowance of initial basic salary of all pay levels.
Bank DA Table for Workmen and Officer from 2006 (DA Chart for Bank Employees)
Dearness Allowance for bank employees and officers: The bank DA calculation is slightly different from Central Govt employees and Pensioners. CG Employees and Pensioners are getting additional DA once in six months. But, the Bank employees are getting revised DA once in three months. [Click to read full story]
DA Rates from 1986 to 2015
Minimum DA Table
The minimum basic salary for Central Government employees with effect from 1.1.2016 is Rs. 18000. The current DA percentage is 34%. The minimum Dearness Allowance for CG employees with effect from 1.1.2022 is Rs. 6120.
- Minimum Pay Matrix Level: Pay Level 1
- Minimum Basic Salary: Rs. 18000
- Minimum Dearness Allowance: Rs. 6120
What is meant by DA Freeze?
Temporarily withholding of additional DA for a particular duration is DA Freeze. In regular practice, additional DA is granted once in six months to CG employees, now the Central Government has ordered provisionally stopped to grant additional DA for 18 months from 1.1.2020 to 30.6.2021.[Click to read more]
DR (Dearness Relief) Arrears Pension Calculator for Govt Pensioners: After implementing an important order issued by the Finance Ministry under the title of “Freezing of Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief” on 23rd April 2020, all Central Government pensioners including Railways are wished to know their total contribution to the Govt.[Click to read more]
How DA Arrears Calculated in Basic Salary for Pay Matrix Level 1?: Temporary Suspension of additional Dearness Allowance for CG Employees between January 2020 and June 2021. [Click to read more]
House Rent Allowance (HRA) Increase after DA crosses 25 Percent: All Central Government employees including Railways and Armed Forces Personnel are paid House Rent Allowance (HRA) as per the recommendations of the 7th pay commission. [Click to read more]
DA Arrears Calculator – Expected percentage of basic salary for three installment from Jan 2020 to June 2021: Amount of Losing Dearness Allowance Calculator for CG Employees – An expected percentage of basic salary for three instalments from January 2020 to June 2021. [Click to read more]
DA Chart for State Govt Employees
What is the current DA rate in Maharashtra?: The current rate of DA for Maharashtra Government employees is 17%. [Click to read more]
What is the present DA for Govt employees?
We compile here a detailed table of Central and State Government DA rates with effective date…
|Central Government DA||34%||1.1.2022|
|TN Govt DA||31%||1.1.2022|
|Rajasthan Govt DA||34%||1.1.2022|
|Maharashtra Govt DA||34%||1.1.2022|
When the new AICPIN 2016 series released?
The Labour Bureau released the first new series of AICPIN data (Base Year 2016=100) for the month of September 2020.
What is the linking factor for finding the old 2001 AICPIN?
The linking factor for calculating the old AICPIN Base Year 2001 is 2.88.
How to calculate DA after September 2020?
First, convert the AICPIN from new series to old series (BY 2016 to BY 2001) with the help of a linking factor. The Dearness Allowance for the month of September 2020 will be 26.62%.
What is the current DA rate?
The current Dearness Allowance rate for Central Govt employees and pensioners is 31%.
What will be the percentage of DA from July 2021?
The expected percentage of Dearness Allowance for Central Government employees from July 2021 will be 31%.
Also Check: Central Government Pay Matrix Table 2022 PDF