DA from January, 2018 is confirmed to be 7% in 7th CPC & 142% in 6th CPC pay structure with 2% increase in 7th CPC DA & 3% increase in 6th CPC DA after releasing of December, 2017 All India Consumer Price (Industrial Workers) Index Number [CPI(IW)].
Employees who are in revised 7th CPC pay structure will get 7% Dearness Allowance from the month of January, 2018 and employees who are in pre-revised 6th CPC pay structure will get 142% Dearness Allowance from the month of January, 2018. The revised Dearness Allowance for the second half of the year may approved by the Govt in the month of March of the next years as per previous trend. Monthly Dearness Allowance and Transport Allowance will enhanced from this increase in DA and pensioners will also be benefited by this increase.
DA from January, 2018 calculated to be 7% in 7th CPC & 142% in 6th CPC pay structure with AICPIN of December-2017 is clear from undermentioned table:-
|Dearness Allowance from January, 2018
– Table by www.staffnews.in
|Increase/ Decrease in Index||Month||Base Year 2001 = 100||Total of 12 Months||Twelve monthly Average||% increase over 115.76 for6CPC DA||% increase over 261.42 for7CPC DA||6th CPC DA announced or will be announced||7th CPC DA announced or will be announced|
Dearness Allowance/Relief from January, 2017
Dearness Allowance/Relief from July, 2017
Dearness Allowance/Relief from January, 2018
Increase in DA/DR w.e.f. January, 2018
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Press Release of AICPIN for December, 2017 decreased by 2 points and pegged at 286:-
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
DATED: 31st January, 2018
Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) — December, 2017
The All-India CPI-IW for December, 2017 decreased by 2 points and pegged at 286 (two hundred and eighty six). On 1-month percentage change, it decreased by (-) 0.69 per cent between November, 2017 and December, 2017 when compared with the decrease of (-) 0.72 per cent for the corresponding months of last year.
The maximum downward pressure to the change in current index came from Food grotip contributing (-) 2.37 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Arhar Dal, Gram Dal, Groundnut Oil, Chillies Green, Brinjal, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, French Beans, Green Coriander Leaves, Methi, Palak, Peas, Potato, Radish, Tomato, Banana, Sugar, ESI Premium Contribution, Toilet Soap, etc. are responsible for the decrease in index. However, this decrease was checked by Wheat Atta, Coconut Oil, Fish Fresh, Goat Meat, Onion, Tamarind, Coconut, Electricity Charges, Firewood. Secondary School Fee, Flowers/Flower Garlands, etc., putting upward pressure on the index.
The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 4.00 per cent for December, 2017 as compared to 3.97 per cent for the previous month and 2.23 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 4.32 per cent ‘against 3.91 per cent of the previous month and 0.67 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
At centre level, Jamshedpur and Tiruchirapally reported the maximum decrease of (7 points each) followed by Doom Dooma Tinsukia, Siliguri, Godavarikhani and Jalpaiguri (6 points each). Among others, 5 points decrease was observed in 7 centres, 4 points in 10 centres, 3 points in 9 centres, 2 points in 21 centres and 1 point in 13 centres. On the contrary, Darjeeling recorded a maximum increase of 8 points followed by Maria’ (4 points) and Srinagar (3 points). Among others, 2 points increase was observed in 2 centres and 1 point in 2 centres. Rest of the 5 centres’ indices remained stationary
The indices of 35 centres are above All-India Index and 43 centres’ indices are below national average.
The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of January, 2018 will be released on Wednesday, 28th February, 2018. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureanew.gov.in.
(AMRIT LAL JANGID)