The last hike of DA for 6th Pay Commission is expected to 125% from 119%.
It is almost confirmed to hike by 6% and the official announcement is expected in the month of September.
The government usually announces additional dearness allowance for Central staff twice in a year from January and July, based on the price-fluctuation data of the previous six month.
Current DA is 119%.
How the DA increased Semi-annually for 6th CPC is ::
(All India Consumer Price Index shown here is with Base year 2001=100) : –
|Month||DA||Increase in the DA||Consumer Price Index for Industrial Worker|
|Aug-08||16||16% adjusted here as the Pay Commission finalized at this time and was to start from Jan 2006|
|Why 16% Here ——–|