DA/DR forecast effective from 01.07.2011

The DA/DR payable for central government employees and pensioners respectively with effect from 01.01.2011 is 51%. The formal orders are expected soon.

In the mean time, CPI(IW) Index (the primary component for calculation of DA/DR)  for  January 2011 stood at  188. If this trend continues then DA/DR payable effective from 01 July 2011 could increase by 8% taking the total to 59%. If the index for the months between Feb to Jun 2011, pecks anywhere between 185 to 187 then DA/DR could go up by 7%  taking the total to 58%.

The current forecast is: DA/DR could increase by 7 – 8%  effective from 01 July 2011.


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