Detail of DA% (From 1.1.2006 to till Date) DA hike 6 %



Twice in a year Dearness Allowance (DA) rate is hike by center Govt. as well as State Govt. DA rate hike will effect from 01 January first hike every year. The second hike will effect from 01 July every year.

Effective DA Rates
01.01.1996 0%
01.07.1996 4%
01.01.1997 8%
01.07.1997 13%
01.01.1998 16%
01.07.1998 22%
01.01.1999 32%
01.07.1999 37%
01.01.2000 38%
01.07.2000 41%
01.01.2001 43%
01.07.2001 45%
01.01.2002 49%
01.07.2002 52%
01.01.2003 55%
01.07.2003 59%
01.01.2004 61%
01.01.2004 61%
01.03.2004 DA Merger
01.07.2004 14%
01.01.2005 17%
01.07.2005 21%
01.01.2006 24% (6th pay commission given in 2008)
01.07.2006 29%
01.01.2007 35%
01.07.2007 41%
01.01.2008 47%

01.07.2008 54%
Sixth Central Pay Commission had decided that the Dearness Allowance (DA) admissible to all categories of Central Government employees shall be at the following rates.
DA rates for employee from 01.01.2006 to till date


  1. 1.1.2006=0%
  2. 1.7.2006=2%
  3. 1.1.2007=6%
  4. 1.7.2007=9%
  5. 1.1.2008=12%
  6. 1.7.2008=16%
  7. 1.1.2009=22%
  8. 1.7.2009=27%
  9. 1.1.2010=35%
  10. 1.7.2010=45%
  11. 1.1.2011=51%
  12. 1.7.2011=58%
  13. 1.1.2012=65%
  14. 1.7.2012=72%
  15. 1.1.2013=80%
  16. 1.7.2013=90%
  17. 1.1.2014=100%
  18. 1.7.2014=107%
  19. 1.1.2015=113%
  20. 1.7.2015=119%
  21. 1.1.2016=125%
  22. 1.7.2016=132%
  23. 1.1.2017=136%
After Seventh pay commission Dearness Allowance (DA)

  1. 01.01.2016= 0%
  2. 01.07.2016= 2%
  3. 01.01.2017=4%
  4. 01.07.2017=5% (Cash DA News here)

  5. 01.01.2018=


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FROM 01.01.2016 center Govt. hike DA 6%. Now DA will be 125%.

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