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DA hikes for Central Government Teachers from 34% to 38% : Check Details Here

Union Cabinet, Chaired by PM Narendra Modi  has approved hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) by 4 %. Cabinet has hiked Dearness allowance from 34 % to 38 % which will be in effect from 1 July 2022. DA and DR hike will be festive bonus for central employee. Central government has not paid any DA and DR to employee from 1 Jan 2021. Earlier Dearness Allowance was given to Central Government  Teachers was 17 % which has increased by 11 % now.

DA hikes for Central Government Teachers from 34% to 38% : Check Details Here_40.1

Cabinet has increased DA and DR 4 times before latest increase to 38 %. Earlier DA and DR was 11 to 17 %, then from 17 % to 28 % which was effect from 1 July , 2021, after that from 28 % to 31% and in last 31 % to 34 %  which was effect from 1 Jan 2022 . Now Union Cabinet has latest hike in DA and DR from 34 to 38 % which is 4 % increase will be effect from 1 July 2022.
DA and DR increase means 4 per cent which will be mentioned as Rs 720 in employee salary. As with 34 % DA, a central employee was getting Rs. 6120. As per new hike , employee will get Rs 6,840. This Cabinet decision will benefit more than 40 lakh central employees and 65 lakh pensioners. As per 7th pay commission, Housing Rent Allowance(HRA) will also be revised as Dearness Allowance (DA) increased to 38 %.

Revised DA Hikes for Teachers

Allowance PRT TGT  PGT
DA  (38%) 38% on Basic pay i.e. Rs 35400 38 % on Basic pay i.e. Rs 44900 38 % on Basic pay i.e. Rs 47600
HRA (Revised on basic Pay) Revised on Basic pay i.e. Rs 35400 Revised on Basic pay i.e. Rs 44900 Revised on Basic pay i.e. Rs 44900

What is Dearness Allowance (DA)?

Dearness allowance is calculated as a specific percentage of the basic salary which is then added to the basic salary along with other components like HRA (House Rent Allowance) to make up the total salary of an employee of the government sector. DA has been increased from 34 % to 38 %.

How to calculate DA?

Dearness allowance is calculated based on the All India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers Base Year 2001=100. The index has been released by the Labour Bureau every month.
  • 7th CPC DA Percentage = (12 Monthly Average) – 261.42) / 261.42 x 100

What is Dearness Relief (DR)?

Dearness Relief is computed with reference to basic pension/family pension of the pensioner. The Dearness Relief on the pension is revised and paid by the government. DR has been increased from 34 % to 38 %.

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