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Expected DA

Expected DA from May 2017 for Bank Employees

Expected DA for Bank Staff from May 2017

Expected DA from May 2017 for Bank Employees

Expected Calculation of Dearness Allowance as per 10th Bipartite Settlement.

Expected DA from May 2017 to July 2017 : We need three months All India Consumer Price Index data to find out  the actual increasing in DA percentage. But, at present we have two months data only. The predicted calculation given below that the CPI(IW)BY 2001=100 increasing one or two points and decreasing one or two points…

Payable for the Year Payable for the months Average CPI No. of slabs % of pay
2017 May June July ? ? ?
2017 Feb Mar Apr 6315 469 46.9 
2016-17 Nov Dec Jan 6353 478 47.8 

AICPIN at 272 for the month of March 2017

Jan-17 274 6254.30
Feb-17 274 6254.30
Mar-17 272 6208.64 6239.08 450 45.0 -19.0

AICPIN at 273 for the month of March 2017

Jan-17 274 6254.30
Feb-17 274 6254.30
Mar-17 273 6231.47 6246.69 452 45.2 -17.1

AICPIN at 274 for the month of March 2017

Jan-17 274 6254.30
Feb-17 274 6254.30
Mar-17 274 6254.30 6254.30 454 45.4 -15.2

AICPIN at 275 for the month of March 2017

Jan-17 274 6254.30
Feb-17 274 6254.30
Mar-17 275 6277.12 6261.91 455 45.5 -13.3

AICPIN at 276 for the month of March 2017

Jan-17 274 6254.30
Feb-17 274 6254.30
Mar-17 276 6299.95 6269.51 457 45.7 -11.4

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Expected DA: Cabinet to approve the Dearness Allowance hike soon

Expected DA: Cabinet to approve the Dearness Allowance hike soon

“The Central cabinet is likely to give its approval to a two percent Dearness Allowance hike, with effect from January 2017, to the Central Government employees.”

The cabinet is, at its next meeting, expected to give its approval to the additional Dearness Allowance of two percent to Central Government employees and pensioners, to come into effect from January 1, 2017 onwards.

The 2% Additional Dearness Allowance hike will be calculated on the basis of the basic pay as recommended by the Seventh Pay Commission, and will be given to more than 47 lakh Central Government employees and 53 lakh pensioners, of which 14 lakh employees and 18 lakh pensioners are from the defence forces.

The Dearness Allowance, issued once every six months, is given to Central Government employees and pensioners to help them manage the increase in prices of essential commodities. The Dearness Allowance is calculated on the basis of the Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base Year 2001=100.

The percentage for January 2017 was arrived at by recording the prices of essential commodities at 78 towns and cities across the country, for the months of July 2016 till December 2016. Based on the data and calculation, the percentage may be fixed at 4.95 percent. But, according to the method prescribed by the Pay Commission, the decimal numbers are ignored. Hence, a Dearness Allowance of four percent will be issued with effect from January 1, 2017 onwards.

The table is given below for more information to arrive the percentage calculation.

 

M/Y CPI(IW)BY 2001=100 Total 12 Months 12 Monthly Average % Increase Over 261.42 for DA
Jul -16 280 3245 270.42 3.44
Aug – 16 278 3259 271.58 3.88
Sep – 16 277 3270 272.50 4.23
Oct – 16 278 3279 273.25 4.53
Nov – 16 277 3286 273.83 4.75
Dec – 16 275 3292 274.33 4.95

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Expected DA from Jan 2017: AICPIN for December 2016

AICPIN for December 2016 – Expected DA from Jan 2017

Expected DA Jan 2017

Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100

CPI(IW) Base 2001=100 Monthly Index Letter – November 2016

JANUARY 2016 269
FEBRUARY 2016 267
MARCH 2016 268
APRIL 2016 271
MAY 2016 275
JUNE 2016 277
JULY 2016 280
AUGUST 2016 278
SEPTEMBER 2016 277
OCTOBER 2016 278
NOVEMBER 2016 277
DECEMBER 2016 275

Additional DA from Jan 2017, may be about to increase 2%.

The total DA from Jan 2017 is expected to rise 4%.

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Expected DA from January 2017

Expected DA from January 2017

Comrades,

The whole sale price index for the month of December has risen by 3.39%, which declined in past three months, this increase is due to manufacturing price increase (oil prices has increased), the food prices had in fact has come down in December 2016 .

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was showing marginal decline from 278 points to 277 points in November 2016 , the DA stood at 4.76% as on November 2016, most likely the CPI may show increase of 1 point and may rise to 278 points in December 2016 or stay stable at 277 points.

Scenario I: If the CPI for the month of December 2016 is at 276 points(decrease on one point), the expected DA from January 2017 is likely at 2% (Total 4.97 %).

Scenario II: Even if the CPI for the month of December 2016 is at 277 points, the expected DA from January 2017 is likely at 3% (Total 5%).

Scenario III: If the CPI for the month of December 2016 is at 278 points, the expected DA from January 2017 is likely at 3% (Total 5.04 % ).

Comradely yours

(P.S.Prasad)
General Secretary

Source: http://karnatakacoc.blogspot.in/

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DA from January 2017 will be 4% or 5% – Dearness Allowance Estimation

DA from January 2017 will be 4% or 5% – Dearness Allowance Estimation

DA from January 2017 will be 4% or 5% based on Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) from January 2016 to December 2016 – Net increase in DA with effect from January 2017 is estimated to be 2% or 3%

All India Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) for the month of November 2016 has been released by Ministry of Labour few days back.

What do we need for estimating DA from January 2017 ?

After implementation of 7th Pay Commission report, same inflation index i.e Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) with base year 2001=100, which was used for 6th Pay Commission Pay, is adopted for determining Dearness Allowance of Central Government Employees and Pensioners.

The only difference in DA calculation as far as DA from January 2016 will be, will be taking the Average of CPI-IW recorded in 2015 in the place of Average of CPI-IW recorded in 2005 which was used in 6th CPC DA calculation

Dearness Allowance payable after implementation of 7th Pay Commission = (Avg of CPI-IW for the past 12 months – Average of CPI-IW recorded in 2015)*100/(Average of CPI-IW recorded in 2015)

In order to determine DA with effect from January 2017, based on the above formula we need Consumer Price Index for the months from January 2016 to December 2016

Now that Consumer Price Index for the months from January 2016 to November 2016 is available, we have made an attempt to estimate Dearness Allowance applicable to Central Government Employees and Pensioners with effect from 1st January 2016, by assuming the possible CPI (IW) for the month of December 2016.

Month Actual AICPI-IW
Jan-2016 269
Feb-2016 267
Mar-2016 268
Apr-2016 271
May-2016 275
Jun-2016 277
Jul-2016 280
Aug-2016 278
Sep-2016 277
Oct-2016 278
Nov-2016 277
Dec-2016 Yet to be released

Estimation of DA from 1st January 2017:

Scenario 1 : No increase in AICPI (IW) in December 2016

AICPI (IW) for November 2016 is 277. If AICPI (IW) for December 2016 remains the same as November 2016, there will be additional 1% increase in DA from January 2017 which would make overall DA as 5%.

DA with effect from 1st January 2017 = [ (269+267+268+271+
275+277+280+278+
277+278+277+277)/12]-(261.4)
X100/261.4
= 5 %

Scenario 2: Decrease in AICPI (IW) in December 2016

Even if All India Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) decreases by 31 point and pegged at 246 in the month of December 2016, DA from January 2017 will be 4% . At the same time even for 1 point decrease in the index for December 2016 will result in lesser DA increase from January 2017 compared to Sceanrio 1 in which index is unaltered in Dec 2016.

DA with effect from 1st January 2017 = [ (269+267+268+271+
275+277+280+278+
277+278+277+246)/12]-(261.4)
X100/261.4
= 4 %
DA with effect from 1st January 2017 = [ (269+267+268+271+
275+277+280+278+
277+278+277+276)/12]-(261.4)
X100/261.4
= 4 %

Scenario 3 : Increase in AICPI (IW) in December 2016

It is very interesting to note here that, even for increase in consumer price index in the month of December up to 31 points, i.e Increase in AICPI (IW) for December 2016 to 308 points from 277 points in November 2016, DA from January 2017 will be 5% only.

DA with effect from 1st January 2017 = [ (269+267+268+271+
275+277+280+278+277+
278+277+308)/12]-(261.4)
X100/261.4
= 5 %

The other scenario that increase of more than 31 points in AICPI (IW) in the month of December 2016 for making DA with effect from January 2017 more than 5% is most unlikely.

Hence, it is more logical to conclude that DA from January 2017 will be either 4% or 5%.

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NFIR assumption on DA from Jan 2017

NFIR assumption on DA from Jan 2017

 Probable DA rise w.e.f. 01-01-2017 if 277 continues 4.24% (round off to 4%)

 NFIR General Secreatry Shri M.Raghavaiah writes to its affiliates regarding the Dearness Allowance formula after 7th CPC and the expectation on next additional dearness allowance from Jan 2017.

NFIR
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen

3, Chelmsford Road, New Dlehi – 110055
No.I/5(A)/Part I

Dated: 01.11.2016

The General Secretaries of
Affiliated Unions of NFIR
Brother,

Sub: All India Consumer Price Index (IW) for the purpose of calculation of Dearness Allowance entitlement – reg.

 

The table placed below shows the year/month wise Consumer Price Index (CPI) :

DEARNESS ALLOWANCE

Dearness Allowance Formula = (Average of AICPIW for last 12 months) – 261.42 x 100 / 261.42

Year/Month wise CPI Jan Feb March April May June Average
2006 119 119 119 120 121 123
2007 127 128 127 128 129 130 126.92
2008 134 135 137 138 139 140 135.25
2009 148 148 148 150 151 153 147.92
2010 172  170  170  170 172 174 167.92
2011 188 185 185 186 187 189 183.33
2012 198 199 201 205 206 208 199.58
2013 221 223 224 226 228 231 220.67
2014 237 238 239 242 244 246 239.92
2015 254 253 254 256 258 261 254.42
2016 269 267 268 271 275 277 269.00
July August Sept Oct Nov Dec Average
124 124 125 127 127 127 122.92
132 133 133 134 134 134 130.75
143 145 146 148 148 147 141.67
160 162 163 165 168 169 157.08
178 178 179 181 182 185 175.92
193 194 197 198 199 197 191.25
212 214 215 217 218 219 209.33
235 237 238 241 243 239 232.17
252 253 253 253 253 253 246.92
263 264 266 269 270 269 261.42
280 278 277

Average for last 12 months = 272.50

Probable DA rise w.e.f. 01-01-2017 if 277 continues 4.24% (round off to 4%)

However the figures upto and inclusive December 2016 will be known during January 2017.

Yours fraternally,

sd/-

(Dr. M.Raghavaiah)

General Secretary

Source: NFIR

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Expected DA from Jan 2017 : AICPIN for September 2016

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for the month of Sep, 2016 released.

The Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers Base Year 2001=100 for the month of September 2016 has been released by the Labour Bureau today through its official web portal. The index decreased by one point and stands at 277.

aicpin-sep-2016

No.5/1/2016- CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

CLEREMONT, SHIMLA-171004
DATED: 31st October, 2016

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – September, 2016

The All-India CPI-IW for September, 2016 decreased by 1 point and stood at 277 (two hundred and seventy seven). On I-month percentage change, it decreased by (-) 0.36 per cent between August and September, 2016 when compared with the increase of(+) 0.76 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The maximum downward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (-) 1.17 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Arhar Dal, Moong Dal, Masur Dal, Urd Dal, Fish Fresh, Eggs (Hen), Poultry (Chicken), Chillies Green, Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage, Carrot, Gourd, Green Coriander Leaves, Potato, Pumpkin, Tomato, Apple, Banana, Medicine (Allopathic), etc. are responsible for the decrease in index. However, this decrease was checked by Wheat, Wheat Atta, Gram Dal, Mustard Oil, Cauliflower, Parval, Radish, Coconut, Lemon,
Tea (Readymade), Snack Saltish, Private Tuition Fee, Petrol, etc.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 4.14 per cent for September, 2016 as compared to 5.30 per cent for the previous month and 5.14 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 4.05 per cent against 6.16 per cent of the previous month and 5.71 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Belgaum, Rajkot, Mumbai and Ahmedabad reported the maximum decrease of 4 points each followed by Ludhiana, Madurai, Agra, Chennai, Warrangal, Bhilwara and Surat (3 points each). Among others, 2 points decrease was observed in 12 centres and 1 point in 18 centres. On the contrary, Angul-Talcher recorded a maximum increase of 7 points followed by Howarah and Amritsar (3 points each). Among others, 2 points increase was observed in 8′ centres and 1 point in 7 centres. Rest of the 19 centres indices remained stationary.

The indices of 33 centres are above All-India Index and other 41 centres. indices are below national average. The indices of Jabalpur, LucknQw, Pune and Bhopal centres remained at par with All-India Index.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of October, 2016 will be released on Wednesday, 30th November, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

(SHYAM SINGH NEGI)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL

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2% Dearness Allowance for Central Government Employees and Pensioners due from July 2016 may approve in the Union Cabinet Meeting

2% Dearness Allowance for Central Government Employees and Pensioners due from July 2016  may approve in the Union Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet may approve 2% DA today

Dearness Allowance for Central Government Employees and Pensioners due from July 2016 is likely to be approved in the Union Cabinet Meeting to be held  today (27.10.2016).

As per the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission on Dearness Allowance formula, Central Government is all set to declare 2% Dearness allowance and Dearness relief to be effective from July 1, 2016.

Table of AICPIN – All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers BY 2001-100 from Jan 2016 to Jun 2016 are indicated in the table with average of 261.4

DEARNESS ALLOWANCE FROM JULY 2016

 Calculation of Dearness Allowance from July 2016 as shown in the table

Month / Year B.Y. 2001=100 12 Months Total 12 Months average % Increase over 261.4 DA
with Decimal
DA %
Jan-16 269 3152 262.67 1.26 0.48 0.48
Feb-16 267 3166 263.83 2.42 0.93 0.93
Mar-16 268 3180 265 3.59 1.37 1
Apr-16 271 3195 266.25 4.84 1.85 1
May-16 275 3212 267.67 6.26 2.39 2
Jun-16 277 3228 269 7.6 2.91 2

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DA Calculation with AICPIN: Labour Bureau released Index for August 2016

DA Calculation with AICPIN: Labour Bureau released Index for August 2016

Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on Base 2001=100

CPI(IW) Base 2001=100 Monthly Index Letter : August 2016

Month / Year CPI(IW)
JANUARY 2016 269
FEBRUARY 2016 267
MARCH 2016 268
APRIL 2016 271
MAY 2016 275
JUNE 2016 277
JULY 2016 280
AUGUST 2016 278

The All India CPI-IW for August, 2016 decreased by 2 points and pegged at 278 (two hundred and seventy eight). On 1 month percentage change, it decreased by (-) 0.71 per cent between July, 2016 and August, 2016 when compared with the increase of (+) 0.38 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

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Authority: http://labourbureau.nic.in/

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DA & Linking Factor : What is expected? : DA Announcement and linking factor explored

DA & Linking Factor  What’s expected?  DA Announcement and linking factor explored.

As you all know that DA is calculated based on AICPIN.

AICPIN is calculated based on the inflation and the cost of living in various cities. So, what’s going to happen in 7th Pay Commission, let’s read.

In Pay Commission III, the base year was used as (1960 =100).

In 4th Pay Commission, the DA was decided to pay twice a year and also for calculating the DA value the percentage increase in the 12 monthly average of All India Consumer Price Index (base 1960). Also the base year was (1982=100) as the base year.

In 5th Pay Commission, the DA was decided based on (1982=100) as the base year.

In 6th Pay Commission, the DA was decided based on (2001=100) as the base year.

In 7th Pay Commission, should we expect to have the base year as (2011=100)?

When the DA calculation change happened from base year 1982 to base year as 2001, there were a steep increase in the DA percentage, this is because the cost of living has increased multifold and also various cities and items was also included while calculating the real DA.

So, what’s been recommend in the 7th CPC Report

Keeping in mind that the present formulation of DA has worked well over the years, and there are no demands for its alteration, the Commission recommends continuance of the existing formula and methodology for calculating the Dearness Allowance.

and also check out the gazette notification changes where the linking factor has been included as on AICPIN value as 2016.

IV. Dearness Allowance

Sl.No. Recommendation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission Decision of the Chief Justice of India
1. Existing formula and methodology for calculating Dearness Allowance to continue (Para 8.17.37 of the Report) Accepted. The reference base for calculation of Dearness Allowance after coming into force of the revised Pay Structure shall undergo change accordingly and will be linked to the average index as on 01.01.2016

Though in (2001=100) the linking factor was 4.63, this lead to the calculation of DA with the average index as 115.76 as per 2005. For example, (2005 , 12 Month Average Index  536, so the linking factor as per record was 4.63).

All India and Centre-wise Linking factors between New Series of Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on base 2001 = 100 and the previous series on base 1982=100 (General Index).

Table No. 9.01

GROUP WISE LINKING FACTORS BETWEEN CURRENT SERIES OF ALL INDIA CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS
FOR INDUSTRIAL WORKERS ON BASE: 2001 = 100 AND THE PREVIOUS SERIES ON BASE: 1982 = 100

Group Linking Factor
I-A Food Group 4.58
I-B Pan. Supari, Tobacco & Intoxicants 6.16
II Fuel & Light 4.77
III Housing 6.18
IV Clothing. Bedding & Footwear 3.22
V Miscellaneous 4.55
GENERAL INDEX 4.63

Note: Figures on previous base 1982 = 100 can be obtained by multiplying the Index Number on current base 2001 = 100 by the linking factor and rounding off the result to the nearest whole number.

As you all now understand that the linking factor play a major role in getting the DA value, but the linking factor for year 2016 .

I was not able to find this data in Labour Bureau . We assume that if the linking factor of 2016 used, then we expect to get a higher DA percentage (assumption). This means it would be a real DA value as it would include various cities and the current inflation and CPI.

We hope that when the results are out they would be using the linking factor of 2016 as the gazette notification has this mentioned. Normally the DA announcement is release in September 1st week or 2nd week and hope this is announced shortly.

Source :  7thpaycommissionnews.com

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Calculation starts for expected DA from January 2017

Expected DA Calculation starts from January 2017

People started to calculate expected DA from January 2017 as 7 Months AICPIN Points are released so far. The Labor Bureau has released Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers for the Month of July 2016 today. Already It is confirmed that Dearness Allowance from July 2016 might be 2% as per the revised DA calculation.

Expected-DA-from-January-2017

Now, see the 7th CPC DA calculation Formula.

DA calculation Expected DA from July 2016 in Sixth and 7th Pay Commission

There are three main factors which determine the increase in percentage of DA in every pay Commission

1.DA calculation Formula
2.AICPIN for Industrial Workers
3. Base Average Index

1. Formula for DA calculation

Expected-DA-from-July-2016

2. AICPIN for Industrial Workers

The Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) is an important statistical/economic indicator. It was first introduced on scientific lines with base 1960=100 which was based on the results of Family Living Survey conducted in 1958-59 at 50 industrially important centres. The series was then, updated on base 1982=100 and a revision in 1999-2000 has further updated the base on 2001=100. The current series of CPI-IW with base year 2001=100 covers 78 industrially important centers spread across the country

3. Base Average Index

After neutralization of DA to revise the Pay and Allowance in Every Pay Commission, the Base Average Index will be modified taking into the account of 12 Months AICPIN points of previous year to neutralization of DA

1. From 1996 onwards, the average base Index was 306.33 (with base 1982=100)
How 306.33 was arrived?

To calculate the DA in Fifth pay commission, the 12 Month Average of AICPIN for the year 1995 was taken. The 12 months AICPIN Average of 1995 was 306.33

2. From 2006 onwards, the Avarage Base Index is 115.76 (with Base 2001 = 100)
How 115.76 was arrived…?

The Government has developed a new series with base 2001, with effect from January 2006. Back data series with base 2001 can be generated using linking factor 4.63

So the AICPIN Average of 2005 (with base 1982=100) i.e 536 had to be modified using linking factor 4.63 to adopt the new series in DA calculation. Thus the Base Index Number 115.76 was arrived

3. For 7th Pay Commission what will be the Base Index…?

As the 7th Pay commission recommendations will be implemented with effect from 1.1.2016, the AICPIN average of 2005 will be the Base Index for calculation of DA for 7th Pay Commission

So formula for Calculation of DA in 7th Pay Commission is

Expected-DA

Now expectation turned towards January 2017 DA. We need 12 Months AICPIN from January 2016 to December 2016 to calculate the expected DA from January 2017. The 7 month AICPIN Points released so far is given below.

January :269
February :267
March :268
April :271
May :275
June :277
July :280

Remaining Five months AICPIN Points from August to December are Required to calculate the rate of DA from January 2017. But assuming the trend of AICPIN Index by following three possibilities we can arrive the percentage of increase in Dearness Allowance approximately.

Assumption 1

If the AICPIN for Industrial workers remain stationary at 280 for next five months

The increase in DA from January 2017 will be 5 %

So the Total DA to be paid to CG staff from January 2017 will be 7%

Assumption II

If the CPI Index fluctuates between 282 to 278 points, even then there will be an increase of 5% DA from Jan 2017

Assumption III

If the AICPIN increases steadily by 2 points for successive months from August 2016 to December 2016

Then the DA to be paid from January will be enhanced by 6 %

So the trend of AICPIN Index if goes with above expectation, 5% to 6% increase can be expected in DA from January 2017.

Via : gservants.com

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AICPIN for the month of July 2016 – 2% DA for the month of July 2016

2% DA for the month of July 2016 – AICPIN for the month of July 2016: 

No. 5/1/2016-CPI

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

LABOUR BUREAU

CLEREMONT, SHIMLA-171004

DATED: 31st August, 2016

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) — July, 2016

The All-India CPI-IW for July, 2016 increased by 3 points and pegged at 280 (two hundred and eighty). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 1.08 per cent between June, 2016 and July, 2016 when compared with the increase of (+) 0.77 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 1.65 percentage points to the total change. The House Rent index further accentuated the overall index by (+) 0.86 percentage points. At item level, Rice, Wheat, Wheat Atta, Besan, Black Gram, Gram Dal, Groundnut Oil, Eggs (Hen), Poultry (Chicken), Milk, Chillies Green, Garlic, Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Gourd, Palak, Potato, Pumpkin, Banana, Sugar, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Fish Fresh, French Beans, Tomato, Electricity Charges, Petrol, etc. putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 6.46 per cent for July, 2016 as compared to 6.13 per cent for the previous month and 4.37 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 9.34 per cent against 8.33 per cent of the previous month and 3.21 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Bokaro reported the maximum increase of 11 points followed by Munger-Jamalpur (10 points), Giridih, Agra and Delhi (9 points each). Among others, 7 points increase was observed in 4 centres, 6 points in 10 centres, 5 points in 5 centres, 4 points in 9 centres, 3 points in 8 centres, 2 points in 8 centres and 1 point in 5 centres. On the contrary, Mysore recorded a maximum decrease of 6 points followed by Mundakkayam and Coimbatore (5 points each), and Hubli Dharwar and Emakulam (4 points each). Among others, 3 points decrease was observed in 4 centres, 2 points in 2 centres and 1 point in 5 centres. Rest of the 8 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 33 centres are above All-India Index and other 43 centres’ indices are below national average. The indices of Vishakhapathnam and Mundakkayam centres remained at par with All-India Index.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of August, 2016 will be released on Friday, 30th September, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

AICPIN-JULY-2016

EXPECTED DA CALCULATION FROM JULY 2016

DA is the most important allowance in existing Pay, if you look at the current basic DA is higher.

7th CPC Basic fixation has biggest influenced with the DA value. For this reason, after 7th Pay commission implementation, Central government staffs are looking out for how DA would be available.

In 6th CPC, everyone know how DA was calculated

In the above formula 115.76 was fixed based on the below interpretation

After implementation of Sixth Pay Commission report, Government ordered that the dearness allowance has to be calculated based on All India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI¬IW index) with the base year 2001-100. So, DA with effect from the period 1.1.2006, has to be calculated using average Price CPI-IW index of 536 for 2005 (base 1982-100) adjusted to the base year 2001-100 by dividing the same with the Linking Factor between 1982 and 2001 Series which is 4.63. As a result, the average consumer price index (Industrial workers) for 12 months in 2005 (base 2001-100) was worked out to 115.76.To calculate Dearness Allowance with effect from Jan-06, we need the average of monthly All India Consumer Price Index (IW) with the base year

2001-100 for the preceding 12 months and apply the same in the following formula:

DA – (Average AICPI-115.76)x 100/115.76

For example, to calculate the DA for 01/01/2007, we find that the average AICPI in the year 2007 -118.95. So, D.A. as on 01/01/2007 – (118.95 – 115.76)*100 /115.76 = 2%.

In 7th CPC entire calculation can change if we use the same combination. Let’s see, how this can change?

Based on it, in 2015 (base 2001 =100) Average is 261.40 and by using the same following formula the expected (assumed) DA in 7th CPC would be (261.4-261.4)*100/261.4 = 0% and July (277-261.4)*100/261.4 = 2%

In case the base year 2011-100 is used in 7th CPC, then the linking factor will be changed to calculate the DA Value.

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DA MERGER WOULD HAVE BEEN MORE BENEFICIAL THAN PAY COMMISSION

DA MERGER WOULD HAVE BEEN MORE BENEFICIAL THAN PAY COMMISSION

DA MERGER WOULD HAVE BEEN MORE BENEFICIAL THAN PAY COMMISSION – G. SAHARAJAN, SECRETARY, CGPA, KERALA

The 7th CPC submitted its report in November 2015. The Empowered Committee of Secretaries blocked it for 7 long months. Finally the cabinet approved the report without any modification, The Gazette Notification on the pay and allowances of employees was issued on 25-07-2016. The same minimum pay of Rs.18000/- The same multiplication factor of 2.57. Absolutely no change.

Let us now analyse what would have been the case, had 50% of Dearness Allowance / Dearness Relief been merged with pay / pension with effect from 01-11-2011. DA merger had taken place before implementation of 5th and 6th CPC Recommendations.

Though we had demanded it this time also, it was not agreed to. Whether enough organizational pressure was there to get the demand accepted is now an academic issue for discussion only. The DA / DR was 51% in January 2011. The percentage rates of DA/DR were 58, 65, 72, 80, 90, 100 107, 113, 119 and 125 during subsequent six monthly periods up to January 2016.

Now we shall workout the financial implication of the 50% DA/DR merger notionally. A person with a basic pay / pension of Rs. 10,000/- would have got Rs. 1,06,500/- as difference in DA/DR for the period 01-01-2011 to 31-12-2015. That is the notional loss. It is easy to workout.

For every 1,000 rupee as pay / pension, the benefit would have been Rs. 10650/- We cannot even dream of such an amount as pay revision “bonanza”. The pay + DA of the lowest paid employee who was drawing Rs. 7,000/- (5,200 +1,800). On 01-01-2016 would have been Rs. 1,8375/- In that case, no Pay Commission would have dared to recommend Rs. 18000/- as minimum pay as it would have been less than the actual pay + DA drawn by the employee. Even if we accept the 14.29% increase recommended by the 7th CPC, the minimum pay would have been Rs. 21,000/- and so the multiplication factor would have increased to 3 instead of 2.57. Employees and pensioners would have been benefitted significantly.

We were after the euphoria of a Pay Commission. We thought the CPC and the Government will deliver us good. It was a folly on our part in not clinching the demand of merger of 50% DA with effect from 01-01-2011. We shall blame ourselves for that. This is a lesson for us to be cautious in future.

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AICPIN for June 2016 – Calculation of DA from July 2016 is completed

No.5/1/2016- CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

‘CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004
DATED: 29th July, 2016

Press Release

 

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – June, 2016

 

The All-India CPI-IW for June, 2016 increased by 2 points and pegged at 277 (two hundred and seventy seven). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.73 per cent between May, 2016 and June, 2016 when compared with the increase of (+) 1.16 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 2.51 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Wheat, Besan, Black Gram, Gram Dal, Groundnut Oil, Eggs (Hen), Goat meat, Poultry (Chicken), Milk, Garlic, Onion, Tomato, Potato Brinjal, Cabbage, other seasonal Vegetables, Tea Leaf, Doctors’ Fee, Petrol, Repair Charges, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Arhar Dal, Fish Fresh, Coconut, Mango (Ripe), Electricity Charges, putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 6.13 per cent for June, 2016 as compared to 6.59 per cent for the previous month and 6.10 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 8.33 per cent against 8.48 per cent of the previous month and 6.67 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Mercara reported the maximum increase of 13 points followed by Vadodara (12 points), Darjeeling and Ahmedabad (10 points each), Bhavnagar (9 points) and Nagpur (8 points). Among others, 7 points increase was observed in 2 centres, 6 points in 5 centres, 5 points in 5 centres, 4 points in 5 centres, 3 points in 12 centres, 2 points in 15 centres and I point in 14 centres. On the contrary, Quilon recorded a maximum decrease of 6 points followed by Chennai (4 points), Salem (3 points) and Coonoor (2 points). Among others, 1 point decrease was observed in 3 centres. Rest of the 7 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 34 centres are above All-India Index and other 44 centres’ indices are below national average.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of July, 2016 will be released on Wednesday, 31st August, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

(SHYAM SINGH NEGI)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL

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Dearness Allowance Calculation in 7th CPC Gazette Notification

Dearness Allowance Calculation in 7th CPC Gazette NotificationThe recommendations on Allowances (except Dearness Allowance) will be referred to a Committee comprising Finance Secretary and Secretary (Expenditure) as Chairman and Secretaries of Home Affairs, Defence, Health and Family Welfare, Personnel and Training, Posts and Chairman, Railway Board as Members. The Committee will submit its report within a period of four months. Till a final decision on Allowances is taken based on the recommendations of this Committee, all Allowances will continue to be paid at existing rates in existing pay structure, as if the pay had not been revised with effect from 1st day of January, 2016.

V. Dearness Allowance:

Sl.No
Recommendation of the seventh Central Pay Commission
Decision of the Government
1
Existing formula and methodology for calculating Dearness Allowance to continue (Para 8.17.37 of the Report)
Accepted. The reference base for calculation of Dearness

Allowance after coming into force of the revised Pay structure shall
undergo change accordingly and will be linked to the average index as
on 01.01.2016.

Authority: http://egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2016/170924.pdf

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Expected DA From July, 2016: AICPIN for the Month of May, 2016

Expected DA from July, 2016: AICPIN for the Month of May, 2016 released

No. 5/1/2016- CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

 

`CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004

DATED: 30th June, 2016
 
Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) — May, 2016

The All-India CPI-IW for May, 2016 increased by 4 points and pegged at 275 (two hundred and seventy five). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 1.48 per cent between April, 2016 and May, 2016 when compared with the increase of (+) 0.78 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 3.69 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Wheat, Arhar Dal, Gram Dal, Masur Dal, Urd Dal, Groundnut Oil, Eggs (I len), Fish Fresh, Milk, Chillies Green, Brinjal, Cabbage, French Bean, Potato, Tomato, Sugar, Petrol, etc. are responsible for the increase in index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 6.59 per cent for May, 2016 as compared to 5.86 per cent for the previous month and 5.74 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 8.48 per cent against 7.55 per cent of the previous month and 5.99 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Salem reported the maximum increase of 12 points followed by Puducherry and Mysore (11 points each), Bengluru (10 points), Quilon, Warrangal and Coonoor (9 points each). Among others, 8 points increase was observed in 3 centres, 7 points in 5 centres, 6 points in 5 centres, 5 points in 9 centres, 4 points in 6 centres, 3 points in 9 centres, 2 points in 6 centres and I point in 17 centres. On the contrary, Amritsar recorded a decrease of 1 point. Rest of the 10 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 31 centres are above All-India Index and other 42 centres’ indices are below national average. The indices of Pune, Salem, Vishakhapatnam, Bokaro and Varanasi centres remained at par with All-India Index.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of June, 2016 will be released on Friday, 29th July, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

Sd/-
(SHYAM SINGH NEGI)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL

Source:- AICPIN May, 2016

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DA from July 2016 set to increase by 6% or 7% for Pre Revised Pay (Pre-7th CPC Pay)

On the basis of All India Consumer Price Index for the period from July 2015 to April 2016 and assumed indices for May and Jun 2016, DA for Central Government Employees in Pre-revised pay (6th CPC) and DA from July after implementation of 7th Pay Commission have been estimated

DA-Pre-7th-CPC-Pay

DA from July 2016 set to increase by 6% or 7% on the basis of All India Consumer Price Index (Industrial Workers) with base year 2001=100, for Pre revised Pay (Pay prior implementation of 7th Pay Commission)

DA from July 2016 – An analysis – Labour Bureau, Govt of India has released the Consumer Price Index (IW) for the month of April 2016.

Having actual All India Consumer price index for 10 months in hand, out of AICPI-IW needed for calculation of DA, an attempt has been made here to estimate the said DA from July 2016.

This DA estimation is based on Consumer Price Index (IW) with the base year 2001=100 which is being followed presently for calculation of Dearness Allowance applicable for Central Government Employees, Defence personnel and Pensioners.

7th Pay Commission has also recommended that the same consumer price Index could be retained for granting Dearness Allowance.

Here is the extract of analysis and recommendations of 7th Pay Commission relating to Dearness Allowance

“The VICPC had recommended that the National Statistical Commission may be asked to explore the possibility of a specific survey covering government employees exclusively, so as to construct a consumption basked representative of government employees and formulate a separate index. This has, however, not been done.

Keeping in mind that the present formulation of DA has worked well over the years, and there are no demands for its alteration, the Commission recommends continuance of the existing formula and methodology for calculating the Dearness Allowance.”

Hence, it is assumed that CPI-IW with the base year 2001=100 would be followed with effect from January 2016 on implementation of 7th Pay commission report as far as Dearness Allowance is concerned.

In that case, DA from July 2016 after implementation of 7th Pay Commission has to be calculated using the following DA Calculation Formula

[ (Average of Consumer Index for the period from July -2015 to Jun-16) – (Average All India Consumer Price Index for 2015) X 100] / Average All India Consumer Price Index for 2015

Based on the above formula, after merger of DA of 125% with Basic Pay, DA from January 2016 would be calculated as 0% and Likely DA from July 2016 after implementation of 7th Pay Commission will be 2% or 3%

DA from July 2016 for Pre-Revised Pay

CPI-IW from July 2015 to April 2016

Month Actual AICPI-IW
July-2015 263
Aug-2015 264
Sep-2015 266
Oct-2015 269
Nov-2015 270
Dec-2015 269
Jan-2016 269
Feb-2016 267
Mar-2016 268
Apr-2016 271
May-2016 yet to be released
Jun-2016 yet to be released

Scenario 1: Possibility of increase in DA from July 2016 for Pre-Revised Pay working out to be less than 6%

Possibility of increase in DA from July 2016 working out to be less than 6% is very remote due to the fact that the index should be getting reduced by at least 4 points in any one of the coming two months from the previous month and further reduction of at least 3 points in the other month.

In other words index for May 2016 should be getting reduced by 4 points to 267 and also witness further reduction by 3 points to 264, for increase in DA from July 2016 less than 6%. If index for May 2016 registers not more than 3 point reduction then index for June 2016 has to reduce at least by 4 points in order get the less than 6% increase in DA from July 2016

Calculation of DA from July 2016 based on CPI(IW) from July 2015 to June 2016

DA from July 2016 =[(263+264+266+269
+270+269+269+267+
268+271+267@+264@)-
115.76]X100/115.76
=130% (5% increase in DA
from July 2016)
@ Assumed CPI(IW) for May 2016 and June 2016
DA from July 2016 =[(263+264+266+269+
270+269+269+267+
268+271+268@+264@)
-115.76]X100/115.76
=130%-125% (5% increase in DA
from July 2016)
@ Assumed CPI(IW) for May 2016 and June 2016

Scenario 2: Possibility of increase in DA from July 2016 for Pre-Revised Pay working out to be 6%

Even if index gets lower by 3 points during both of these months compared to previous month, viz., May 2016 registers 3 point reduction from April and further three point reduction in June 2016 compared to May 2016, increase in DA from July 2016 will be 6%.

DA from July 2016 =[(263+264+266+269+
270+269+269+267+
268+271+268@+265@)-115.76]
X100/115.76
=131% -125% (6% increase in DA
from July 2016)
@ Assumed CPI(IW) for May 2016 and June 2016

We are of the opinion that increase in DA from July 2016 registering at least 6% is quite possible as chances for CPI (IW) getting reduced to less than 265 from the present level 271 in two months is very remote.

Scenario 3: Possibility of increase in DA from July 2016 for Pre-Revised Pay working out to be 7%

If CPI (IW) gets increased at least by 2 points in any one of the coming two months and by 1 point increase in the other month compared to previous month, then DA from July 2016 will be poised for an increase of 7%.

In other words, if consumer price index for May 2016 and June 2016 witnesses at least 2 point increase and further 1 point increase respectively or vice versa, increase in DA from July 2016 is calculated to be 7%

DA from July 2016 =[(263+264+266+269+
270+269+269+267+
268+271+273@+274@)-115.76]
X100/115.76
=132% -125% (7% increase in DA
from July 2016)
@ Assumed CPI(IW) for May 2016 and June 2016
DA from July 2016 =[(263+264+266+269+
270+269+269+267+
268+271+272@+273@)-115.76]
X100/115.76
=132% -125% (7% increase in DA
from July 2016)
@ Assumed CPI(IW) for May 2016 and June 2016

Considering the inflationary trend shown by 3 point increase in April 2016, this scenario may become a reality. In that case DA from July 2016 will be 7%

Scenario 4: Possibility of increase in DA from July 2016 for Pre-Revised Pay working out more than 7%

In order to get an increase in DA from July 2016 more than 7%, CPI(IW) for both May 2016 and June 2016 should witness at least 7 point increase from the present level of 271. If any one of this month registers lesser increase than 7 points then the other month has to compensate the same by registering increase of index by more than 7 points.

It is apparent that possibility for such an increase in CPI(IW) is not at all Possible. Hence we can conclude that increase in DA from July 2016 may not be more than 7%

 

Source: gconncect.in

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7th Pay Commission – Non-settlement of demands – 11th July Indefinite Strike – NJCA writes to PM for intervention

7th Pay Commission – Non-settlement of demands – 11th July Indefinite Strike – NJCA writes to PM for intervention

Ph.: 23382286
National Council (Staff Side)
Joint Consultative Machinery
for Central Government Employees
13-C, Ferozshah Road, New Delhi – 110001
EMail: nc.jcm.np@gmail.com

NO.NC/JCM/2016/CS/PM

Dated: 14.06.2016

Hon’ble Prime Minister of India,
152, South Block,
Raisina Hill,
New Delhi-110011

Respected Sir,

Sub: Non-settlement of our demands – Decision to go on “Indefinite Strike” commencing from 11.07.2016 – Request for your intervention and support.
I write this on behalf of the apex level body of all the Central Government Employees Organizations who are participating in the Negotiating Forum; called the Joint Consultative Machinery. The JCM as a Negotiating Forum was conceived and implemented in 1966 after the prolonged discussions with the Staff Associations and the Federations in the Central Services in the wake of first industrial action in 1960. The idea of setting up the JCM was in realization of the absence of a platform to discuss, deliberate and settle the demands/issues/grievances/problems of the Civil Servants. Up to 1995-96 the JCM, which has a three level negotiating platform was functioning well, meetings were regular. However, after the promulgation of the new recognition Rules in 1993, the meetings at the Ministry level became few and far between and at the national level, the deterioration stepped in a little latter. The National Council, which was to meet thrice in a year did not meet even once in a year. The last meeting of the National Council was held on 15.05.2010 The organizations participating in the JCM were demanding the meeting to be held, but the pleas were ignored by the successive Cabinet Secretaries. The Charter of Demands (copy enclosed), in pursuance of which the strike is decided to be organized, has arisen due to long neglect of the grievances of the employees/workers.

When the 7th CPC was set up in February, 2014, no announcement for Interim Relief or DA Merger was made by the then government, which had all along been the practice whenever the government had set-up the Pay Commissions earlier. We fully co-operated with the Commission, submitted a memorandum detailing the issues and explained the reasoning behind each demand. The 7th CPC submitted report on 19.11.2015 to the government. In our communication dated 10.12.2015 (copy enclosed), we sought improvement/amendment over the recommendations of the 7th CPC and explained our demands both in writing and orally before the Empowering Committee. Most of the meetings were monologues except perhaps the last one. What we have understood, is that, the Empowering Committee might not come forward to make any major changes. A fruitful meeting is supposed to be a dialogue where both parties at the negotiating table exchange their understanding, views and difficulties and reach a mutually acceptable position. In 1998, when the then Cabinet Secretary decided not to have such a dialogue with the Staff Side and unalterably issued the Government Notification on the 5th CPC recommendations, the then government did set up a committee of Group of Ministers. The GoM held discussions on all issues and averted the strike action. The 1998 situation establishes, without an iota of doubt, that, the Staff Side has always taken reasonable stand on all the issues and paved way for settlement.

The one and only recommendation made by the 7th CPC was to provide some relief to the past old pensioners. The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has unfortunately recommended to the Cabinet Secretary that, even that recommendation must be rejected on the specious plea that the requisite relevant records might not be available.

These developments have caused anguish, anxiety and anger amongst the workers. It is now more than six months that the Commission submitted its report. If the government comes forward to hold a meaningful discussion with the leaders of the NJCA, a mutually acceptable settlement can be brought about and the impending strike, slated to commence from 11.07.2016, can ultimately be avoided.

We seek your co-operation, supports and intervention in the matter

Yours faithfully,

sd/-
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
Secretary(Staff Side),
NC/JCM

Source : National Council (Staff Side)

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AICPIN March 2016 – Expected DA July 2016 – 3rd Stage Completed

AICPIN March 2016 – Expected DA July 2016 – 3rd Stage Completed

AICPIN March 2016 expected DA

Press Release of AICPIN for the month of march 2016

No. 5/1/2016- CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

`CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004
DATED: 29th April, 2016

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – March, 2016

The All-India CPI-IW for March, 2016 increased by 1 point and pegged at 268 (two hundred and sixty eight). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.37 per cent between February, 2016 and March, 2016 when compared with the increase of (+) 0.40 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came From Food group contributing, (+) 0.37 percentage points to the total change. At item level. Wheat and Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Goat Meat, Poultry (Chicken), Milk, Chillies Dry. Chillies Green, Potato, Seasonal Green Vegetables and Fruit items, Tea (Readymade). Sugar, Private Tuition Fee, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Rice, Arhar Dal. Mustard Oil, Eggs (Hen), Garlic. Onion. Tomato, Supari. Petrol, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc.. putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 5.51 per cent for March, 2016 as compared to 5.53 per cent for the previous month and 6.28 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 6.16 per cent against 6.18 per cent of the previous month and 6.98 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Munger-Jamalpur reported the maximum increase of 10 points followed by Raniganj (9 points) and Ludhiana (7 points). Among others, 5 points increase was observed in 4 centres, 3 points in another 9 centres, 2 points in 9 centres and I point in 14 centres. On the contrary, Mundakkayam recorded a maximum decrease of 6 points followed by Ernakulam and Puducherry (5 points each). Tiruchirapally and Warrangal (4 points each). Among others, 3 points decrease was observed in 2 centres, 2 points in 9 centres and 1 point in another 9 centres. Rest of the 14 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 33 centres are above All-India Index and other 43 centres indices are below national average. The indices of Bokaro and Varanasi centres remained at par with All-India Index.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of April, 2016 will be released on Tuesday, 31st May, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov. in.

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Expected DA July 2016 – AICPIN For February 2016

Expected DA July 2016 – AICPIN For February 2016

Expected-DA-july-2016-AICPIN

No.5/1/2016- CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU

CLEREMONT, SHIMLA-171004
DATED: 31st March,2016

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) – February, 2016

The All-India CPI-IW for February, 2016 decreased by 2 points and pegged at 267 (two hundred and sixty seven). On 1-month percentage change, it decreased by (-) 0.74 per cent between January, 2016 and February, 2016 when compared with the decrease of (-) 0.39 per cent between the same two months a year ago.

The maximum downward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing, (-) 2.21 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Arhar Dal. Masur Dal, Moong Dal, Urd Dal, Groundnut Oil, Mustard Oil, Poultry (Chicken), Eggs (Hen), Garlic, Onion, Vegetable and Fruit items, Flower/Flower Garlands, etc. are responsible for the decrease in index. However, this decrease was checked by Wheat and Wheat Atta, Fish Fresh, Goat Meat, Milk, Tea (Readymade), Sugar, Cigarette, Tailoring Charges, etc., putting upward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 5.53 per cent tbr February, 2016 as compared to 5.91 per cent for the previous month and 6.30 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 6.18 per cent against 7.61 per cent of the previous month and 7.42 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
At centre level, Giridih reported the maximum decrease of 8 points followed by Madurai, Tiruchirapally, Munger-Jamalpur and Bengaluru (7 points each) and Sholapur. Mundakkayam and Belgaum (6 points each). Among others. 5 points decrease was observed in 3 centres, 4 points in 8 centres, 3 points in another 8 centres. 2 points in 14 centres and 1 point in 10 centres. On the contrary, Quilon recorded a maximum increase of 5 points followed by Mysore and Rajkot (3 points each) and Kodarma (2 points). Among others, 1 point increase was observed in 9 centres. Rest or the 14 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 34 centres are above All-India Index and other 44 centres’ indices are below national average.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of March, 2016 will be released on Friday, 29th April, 2016. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

(SHYAM SINGH NEGI)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL

PIB

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