Dearness Allowance increasing 8% as per AICPIN – Dec.2009

   

HOW TO CALCULATE DEARNESS ALLOWANCE

  
All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers on base 2001=100 for the month of December, 2009
  
All India Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on base 2001=100 for the month of  December, 2009 increased by 1 point and stood at 169 (one hundred and sixtynine).
  
During December, 2009, the index recorded a maximum increase of 5 points each in Yamunanagar, Mundakkayam and Puducherry centres, 4 points each in Madurai, Goa and Guntur centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 9 centres and 1 point in 19 centres. The index decreased by 1 point in 8 centres, 2 points in 6 centres and 3 points in 7 centres, while in the remaining 16 centres the index remained stationary.
  
The maximum increase of 5 points in Yamunanagar centre is mainly on account of increase in the prices of Wheat, Wheat Atta, Fresh Milk, Sugar, Firewood, etc., in Mundakayam centre due to Rice, Onion, Firewood, etc. and in Puducherry centre due to Rice, Poultry, Fish Fresh, Onion, Snack Saltish, Tea (Readymade), etc. The increase of 4 points each in  Madurai, Goa and Guntur centres is mainly due to increase in the prices of Bread, Urd Dal, Eggs (Hen), Fish Fresh, Onion, Barber Charges, etc. However, the decrease of 3 points each in Tripura, Firidabad, Rangapara Tezpur, Bokaro, Siliguri, Lucknow and Agra centres is due to decrease in the prices of Rice, Wheat Atta, Onion, Vegetable items, etc.
  
The indices in respect of the six major centres are as follows :
1. Ahmedabad – 162
 
2. Bangalore – 176

3. Chennai – 159
 
4. Delhi – 156
 
5. Kolkata – 166
 
6. Mumbai – 171
 
  
The point to point rate of inflation for the month of December, 2009 is 14.97% as compared to 13.51% in November, 2009.
  


Month

Year

Base Year
2001=100

Total

Average

App. DA

DA

May

2008

139

1613







June

2008

140

1623

135.25

16.84

16

July

2008

143

1634







August

2008

145

1646







Sep

2008

146

1659







Oct

2008

148

1673







Nov

2008

148

1687







Dec

2008

147

1700

141.67

22.38

22

Jan

2009

148

1714







Feb

2009

148

1727







Mar

2009

148

1738







Apr

2009

150

1750







May

2009

151

1762







June

2009

153

1775

147.92

27.78

27

July

2009

160

1792







August

2009

162

1809







September

2009

162

1826







October

2009

165

1843







November

2009

168

1863







December

2009

169

1885

157.08

35.70

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HOW TO CALCULATE DEARNESS ALLOWANCE

DA Calculation based on AIl India Consumer Price Index Numbers published by Labour Bureau, Govt. of India.


The decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission relating to DA, to decide that the DA admissible to
all categories of Central Government employees shall be admisible from the dates mentioned below at the following rates:

As on Rates of DA (%)
1.1.2006 0
1.7.2006 2
1.1.2007 6
1.7.2007 9
1.1.2008 12
1.7.2008 16
1.1.2009 22
1.7.2009 27
1.1.2010 35
1.7.2010

Basis of Dearness Allowance:-




Dearness Allowance is granted to compensate the price hike above 536 points(Base Year 1982=100) 115.76 Points(Base Year 2001=100), to which
the revised pay scales relate. This will be sanctioned twice a year, payable from first Januray and first July, reckonedon the following
basis…


(i) The twelve monthly average price index above 536/115.76 Points is determined twice in a year for the period ending December and June.

(ii) The percentage increase is taken in whole number only and the fraction ignored.

(iii) Neutralization will be 100% uniformly for all employees.

Calculation of Dearness Allowance
:-

(a) Dearness Allowance is paid on the Basic Pay as defined in FR 9(21)(a)(i)+NPA, if any (Personal Pay, Special Pay, etc., not included).

(b) Fractions of 50 paisa and above to be rounded off to the next higher rupee and less than 50 paisa ignored.

(c) For part of a month, rate of Dearness Allowance to be applied on the rate of pay+NPA and then Dearness Allowance for the number of days calculated.

(d) In the case of daily-rated worker, monthly pay reckoned at 26 times his basic daily wages. Hence for part of a month, calculation of Dearness
Allowance will be on Monthly pay + 26 x Number of days.

  
  

1 thought on “Dearness Allowance increasing 8% as per AICPIN – Dec.2009”

  1. Hi sir !!

    The fire is burning prices so this is little bit. I want to say calculated DA should be paid upto 3 points of decimals. it effects min Rs100/- (boz of salaries hike )

    thanks !!

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