Increase in rate of DA is in proportion to the increase in the rate of inflation

Increase in rate of DA is in proportion to the increase in the rate of inflation

The below statement was stated by Shri.Namonarain Meena in Lok Sabha in a written reply to a question on 3rd May, 2013 about the increase in the rate of Dearness allowance to Central Government employees is in  proportion to the increase in the rate of inflation.
As per the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the Dearness Allowance (DA) is given to Central Government employees in January and June every year based on last 12 month average of all India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (2001=100).
The build-up of CPI-IW inflation and Dearness Allowance (DA) since the commencement of Sixth pay commission is given below :-
Year 12 month average of
CPI-IW (2001=100)
Build-up of CPI-IW
inflation (%)
Annual Dearness Allowance
(DA) (%)
2005 115.77 0.00 0
2006 122.92 6.18 6
2007 130.75 12.94 12
2008 141.67 22.37 22
2009 157.08 35.69 35
2010 175.92 51.96 51
2011 191.50 65.42 65
2012 209.33 80.82 80
The increase in the rate of DA to the Central Government employees is in proportion to the increase in the rate of inflation in the country. The fraction of inflation is carried forward.
The above statement was stated by Shri.Namonarain Meena in Lok Sabha in a written reply to a question on 3rd May, 2013.

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