DA Jan 2023, The current Dearness Allowance DA rate for employees of the Central Government is 38%. This allowance is expected to be increased to 42% on January 1, 2023, following an official announcement from the Central Government. The Central Government’s employees and pensioners are eagerly awaiting this happy news!
DA Hike – Dearness Allowance for the first half of 2023. However, final numbers shall come by January 31 as the dearness allowance is decided based on AICPI (All India Consumer Price Index) index.
If the index of December 2022 remains constant, then the dearness allowance will increase by 3 per cent. In this context, the total dearness allowance will reach 41 per cent under the 7th Pay Commission.
DA Order July 2022 PDF – Revision of rates of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees effective from 01.07.2022
Employees of the Central Government are given Dearness Allowances (DA) as a form of compensation to assist them in adjusting to the growing expense of living. It is determined as a percentage of the employee’s base pay, and it is updated frequently to ensure that its value is maintained despite inflation. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) and other economic factors are used by the Indian government to set the DA rates. Check the DA table below.
|Month / Year||AICPIN 2016||DA%|
Expected DA from 1st Jan 2023
The current DA rate for Central Government employees is 38% and will remain until December 2022! Following that, the DA rate is likely to rise to 4%, as the government declared in March 2023. The expected DA rate in January 2023 will be 42%.
Expected DA 2023
DA Impact on Transport Allowance:
In General, the Dearness Allowance (DA) is increased, the rate of Transport Allowance (TA) will increase simultaneously. For example, if the extra DA rises by 4%, the TA will also go up by 4% from the employee’s basic pay. After the DA hike, an employee who is eligible for TA of Rs. 3600 will now receive Rs. 5112 per month.
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