The central government notifies the pay commission for the employees working directly under the union govt or ministry or department. The recent pay commission was Seventh Pay and commonly known as 7th CPC.
With this commission, the government employees who opted for revised pay from 01.01.2016, the corresponding CDA was reset to Zero from the effective date of implementation of the order for the beneficiaries.
The dearness allowances for the employee get revised after a period of 6 months. The monthly data of All India Consumer Price Index Number is used to calculate the DA.
The following table represents the CDA rates for the employees getting pay according to the 7th Pay Commissions.
|Date of Revision||Revised DA Rates|
|01.07.2019||17% (Check Announcement)|