Central Government Dearness Allowance (DA) hiked to 42% w.e.f. January 2023

Recently Government of India had increased the dearness allowance of Central Government employees. This increase will take effect from January Month. 
The employees will be given 42% DA from 01 January 2023 onwards. This will benefit 47.58 lakh Central Govt. employees as it will increase their gross salary. It is also a great news for 69.76 lakh pensioners as now they will get more money. Arrears will be given to employees since it is effective from Jan 2023.
If you are searching for Current Dearness Allowance of Central Govt. Jobs of India applicable in various boards, commissions, PSU, organizations etc. then here you will get this information. 
Dearness Allowance is revised by Govt. in every six months period.
State governments will increase their employees DA soon after this increase. So this is a good news for those employees also.
Earlier dearness allowance was 38% which was effective from July 2022. Now the hike on DA is 4% again making it 42%. The benefits of increased DA will surely increase the employees salary by some amount. 
Whenever Dearness Allowance is raised again, you will find it updated on this page.

Current Central Govt DA: 42% of Basic pay Effective from Jan 2023

Previous DA rates:
  • 38% w.e.f. July 2022
  • 34% w.e.f. Jan 2022