Experts opine that the dearness allowance can be increased by 3% in January 2022, thus taking the total DA percentage from 31 percent to 34 percent.
7th Pay Commission latest news: The Narendra Modi government may bring some more good news for the central government employees this New Year with a hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA).
Although it has not been decided as to how much the Dearness Allowance (DA) will be increased in January 2022, but as per the data of the AICPI index, a 3 percent DA is being expected to increase. With the hike in DA, the salary of the employees is also expected to increase again. (Also read: Minimum wages of Central govt employees to go higher as Modi government may increase fitment factor)
Experts opine that the dearness allowance can be increased by 3% in January 2022, thus taking the total DA percentage from 31 percent to 34 percent. According to AICPI data, the figures till September 2021 suggest Dearness Allowance (DA) @ 32.81 percent. This figure/data will be an important component while deciding on further DA hike of 3 percent. Although there is no concrete information on government's next move, it is widely reported in the media that the DA hike is on the cards.