Dearness Allowance Percentage Overview for Central Government Employees

Dearness Allowance Percentage Overview for Central Government Employees

All of us waiting for Dearness allowance percentage for January 2011, as per AICPIN calculation, we are going to get 6% Dearness allowance from January 2011.

Let us see the past Dearness allowance percentage for Central Government Employees.

Here is the DA Table from 1.1.1996 to 1.1.2004

As on Rates of DA (%)
1.1.1996 0
1.7.1996 4
1.1.1997 8
1.7.1997 13
1.1.1998 16
1.7.1998 22
1.1.1999 32
1.7.1999 37
1.1.2000 38
1.7.2000 41
1.1.2001 43
1.7.2001 45
1.1.2002 49
1.7.2002 52
1.1.2003 55
1.7.2003 59
1.1.2004 61

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The Fifth CPC had also recommended that

1. Dearness allowance equal to 50% of the basic pay should be converted as dearness pay each time the Consumer Price Index increased by 50% over the base index.

2. The dearness pay was to be counted as basic pay for all purposes, including retirement benefits.

3. The Government allowed merger of dearness allowance equal to 50% of the basic pay into dearness pay to be counted as pay for all purposes barring TA/DA, LTC and entitlement for Government housing w.e.f. 1.4.2004.

The Government merged 50% of the DA with basic pay w.e.f. 1.4.04 and the dearness allowance continued to be calculated with reference to the AICPI (IW) average as on 1st January 1996 of 306.33 without changing the base consequent to the merger. Accordingly, DA at following rates was sanctioned by the Government from 1.7.04 till 1.7.07

As on Rates of DA (%)
1.7.2004 14
1.1.2005 17
1.7.2005 21
1.1.2006 24
1.7.2006 29
1.1.2007 35
1.7.2007 41

 

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The decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission relating to DA, to decide that the DA admissible to all categories of Central Government employees shall be admissible from the dates mentioned below at the following rates:

As on Rates of DA (%)
1.1.2006 0
1.7.2006 2
1.1.2007 6
1.7.2007 9
1.1.2008 12
1.7.2008 16
1.1.2009 22
1.7.2009 27
1.1.2010 35
1.7.2010 45

 

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Let us wait for January 2011 Dearness Allowance Percentage.

 

Source : Dearness Allowance Blog

4 COMMENTS

  1. Can some one send me the details of DA entitled to a pensioner during the period Nov 1997 to Oct 1999? Was there any Dearness Relief or Interim Relief to be added to the existing pension just prior to release/implementation of Vth CPC recommendations? Regards

  2. KIDLY SEND US THE DETAILS OF
    DEARNESS ALLOWANCE
    APPLICABLE TO THE CENTRAL GOVT. EMPLOYEE PENSIONERS
    WEF 01-07-2010 TO TILL DATE

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