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.
Revised DA Hikes for Teachers
|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?
- 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 %.