The central government announced the Dearness allowance for central government employees on January 1, 2023. For the year 2023, the rate of DA allowance was hiked to 4% by the central government to avoid inflation. Rising the cost of living has given great relaxation to the employees. By hiking, the DA allowance can avoid the financial burden and economic status.
By increasing the 4% percent of DA allowance, the total percent of DA allowance is 42%. The changes can be reflected in the monthly salary of the central government employees. The DA allowance can be calculated easily. On this page, you can find the DA calculator and the percentage accordingly.
|Article Title||Central Government Employees DA Hike|
|Announced by||Central Government|
|New DA Rate Date||January 1, 2023|
|DA Full Form||Dearness Allowance|
Dearness Allowance from 1.1.2023
The dearness allowance table is provided below for your reference. Here, we mentioned both previous and present DA percentages.
|Month/Year||Previous DA%||Present DA%|
DA Calculator | 2023
DA calculator is used to calculate the Dearness Allowance. It was calculated using the cost of living index and the basic salary = the amount of DA [ payable to the employee]. For example, the basic salary of a Central Government employee is Rs. 49000, then the calculation for Dearness Allowance (DA) will be as follows:
|Month/Year||DA 38%||DA 42%||DA Arrears|
|January 2023||Rs. 1862|
|February 2023||Rs. 1862|
|March 2023||Rs. 2058||Rs. 392|
DA Arrears | 2023
By increasing the DA percentage the employees in the central government are very happy. Then, by this time the employees are most awaited for the arrears amount for the previous year. Last year, the central government did not announce the hike in DA allowance. For that, the government should pay arrears amount for employees. Now, clear that the central government will add arrears amount to the DA allowance in the salary of the employees.
7th CPC DA Chart 2023
The chart below shows how the allowance rate has risen from 0% to 42% between 2016 and 2023.
|DA Effective From||DA Rate 2016 to 2023|
|January 2023||42% (Expected)|
|January 2021||17% (28%)|
|July 2020||17% (24%)|
|January 2020||17% (21%)|