Government of India 7th CPC Dearness Allowance (DA) calculation – July 2024

Last updated: Jan 1st, 2024 at 8:06pm Edited by: Infotechies

7th CPC Dearness Allowance (DA) calculation effect on July 2024

The Dearness Allowance (DA) is an increment given by the central government twice a year. It was a vital segment of every Central Government employee. The Dearness Allowance is calculated from basic pay and allotted as a percentage.

Recently, the Government of India has hiked the DA percentage up to 4% from July 2024. The central government employee’s and pensioners’ DA percentage will change from 34% to 38% approved by the cabinet committee.

7th CPC Dearness Allowance (DA) calculation

The rate of DA for this July 2024 DA installment is 38 %. DA percentage is required to calculate the exact Dearness Allowance from July 2024

  1. The formula to calculate DA rate allowances is, DA rate= basic salary * DA percentage/ 100

By applying formula : Dearness Allowance: (49,000 x 17) / 100 = 8330

2. For calculating the DA percentage in the 7th Pay Commission,

6th CPC DA Percentage = (12 Monthly Average – 115.76) / 115.76 x 100 (ignore decimals)

7th CPC DA Percentage = (12 Monthly Average) – 261.42) / 261.42 x 100(ignore decimals)

AICPIN table from July 2021 to July 2024

S.NoMonth & YearAICPIN
1July 2021122.8
2August 2021123
3September 2021123.3
4October 2021124.9
5November 2021125.7
6December 2021125.4
7January 2022 125.1
8February 2022 125.0
9March 2022 126.0
10April 2022 127.7
11May 2022 129.0
12June 2022 129.2

Central Government Pensioners DA calculation

Dearness Relief (DR) is applicable to retired government employees. It was the same as Dearness Allowance (DA). DR is calculated by the basic pension. It was also declared twice a year in the months of March and September.

The formula for DR is, Member’s Monthly Salary = Pensionable salary X Pensionable service / 70

Applying the formula, (15000 * 35 / 70) = Rs. 7,500 per month.

Defense Personnel DA Calculation

7th CPC continues paying MSP (Military Service Pay) for Defense personnel. It was counted as a DA. Military service pay was started in the 6th CPC commission.

The formula for DA Allowances =( basic pay + MSP + Group ‘X’) * percentage / 100.

By applying formula , Dearness Allowance= [(37,000 + 5200 + 3600) x 17) / 100] = 7786

Defense Personnel DA Arrears Calculation

Enter the total amount of Basic Pay + MSP + Group X Pay (if you are eligible for MSP and Group X pay) or enter basic pay plus MSP or enter basic pay plus Group X pay.

Dearness Allowance (DA) Online Calculator

Freezing of Dearness Allowance

The central government employees will get an additional percentage of DA once in six months. This DA percentage is stopped for a certain period is known as the freezing of Dearness Allowance.

Based On the report of the commission,

At the time of implementation of the new pay, The rate of Dearness Allowance would be 125 percent. Now, it was increased by129 percent. DA hike has become important for central government employees and pensioners. The government of India has normalized the cost of living from basic pay and rectified its inflation. It has a great salary booster for employees in central government.

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