7th Pay Commission: Central employees’ salary to increase this month, check calculation here

In what can be considered as great and good news for lakhs of Central government employees, they are going to get increased salary this month (November) due to the Dearness Allowance (DA) hike.

It is to be noted here that the Central government had increased its employees’ DA by 28%. Later, it gave them a 3 per cent DA hike.

The Finance Ministry had already said that with 3 percent increased DA, the employees will get a total DA of 31 percent from October following which the central employees will receive increased salary in November.

There are two methods to calculate the DA of the central employees. The DA can be calculate based on the minimum basic salary and maximum basic salary.

Calculation of DA on minimum Basic salary

  1. Basic salary of employee Rs 18000
    2.New DA (31%)             Rs 5580/month
    3.DA (28%)                 Rs 5040/month
    4.Increase in DA           Rs 5580- 5040 = Rs 540/month
    5.Incrase in annual salary Rs 540X12= 6,480

Calculation of DA on maximum basic salary

  1. Basic salary of employee  Rs 56900
    2. New DA(31%)               Rs 17639/month
    3. DA (28%)                  Rs 15932/month
    4. Increase in DA            Rs 17639-15932= Rs 1,707/month
    5. Increase in annual salary Rs1,707 X12= 20,484

(With inputs from dnaindia.com)

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