DA RATES TABLE
Dearness Allowance & Dearness Relief – DA and DR Rates Table
5th, 6th and 7th CPC DA RATES TABLE : Dearness Allowance & Dearness Relief Table for Central Government Employees and Pensioners
DA and DR both are same. Dearness allowance and Dearness relief is being granted to existing employees and retired employees respectively. Dearness allowance is calculated on the basis of current basic pay and the dearness relief is calculated on the basis of basic pension.
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 difference on each CPC.
DA Rate Table: Dearness Allowance Rates from 2016 to till date as per 7th pay commission for Central Govt employees.
DA and DR Rates from 1996 to 2005 and 2006 to 2015 and 2016 to till date table
|How to calculate DA?
The formula for DA Calculation is common for 5th CPC, 6th CPC and 7th CPC, except the fitment factor.
Dearness Allowance = (Average of AICPIN for the past 12 months – Fitment Factor) x 100 / Fitment Factor
|5th CPC Fitment Factor = 306.33|
|6th CPC Fitment Factor = 115.76|
|7th CPC Fitment Factor = 261.4|
Orders issued separate 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.
|5th CPC||6th CPC||7th CPC|
Note: Central Government had taken the decision on merger of dearness allowance with effect from 1.4.2004 in 5th CPC period. But, the calculation of DA continued with reference to the CPI (IW) average as on 1.1.1996 of 306.33. After merged DA with Basic pay, from July 2004 to July 2007 the above said calculation was adopted.
What is current rate of Dearness allowance?
The current rate of Dearness allowance is 17% with effect from 1st July 2019 for Central Government employees, Pensioners and Family Pensioners in India.