# Calculator for DA from January 2024

A calculator for DA from January 2024 is provided here to calculate the Dearness Allowance rate from available AICPIN Points.

## January 2024 DA Calculator

The average of 12 Months AICPIN from January 2023 is a main factor which determines the exact rate of Dearness allowance from January 2024. So after release of CPI Index every month, the January 2024 DA Calculator will tell you the approximate increase in the rate of DA.

 Month/ Year CPI(IW)BY2016=100 DA%Monthly Increase January 2023 132.8 - February 2023 132.7 - March 2023 133.3 - April 2023 134.2 - May 2023 134.7 - June 2023 136.4 - July 2023 139.7 - August 2023 139.2 - September 2023 137.5 - October 2023 138.4 - November 2023 139.1 - December 2023 -
Expected DA from January 2023

It is expected that the DA rate from January 2024 may touch 50% Level. In that case , the Allowance like HRA, CEA will also be increased.

## HRA and DA increase when DA reaches 50%

The HRA will be increased to 30%,20% and 10% from 27%, 18% and 9% when DA reaches 50% level : See the Order

As per the CEA order issued by DoPT, the rate of Children Education Allowance would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance goes upto 50%. So the the rate of HRA per Annum will be increased to Rs. 33750 from existing Rs.27000

### Calculator for DA from January 2024 – Does it go 50% Level ?

The expected DA from July 2023 may be 46%. According to the pattern of increase in the consumer price index for Industrial workers from January 2023, it appears that DA from January 2024 will go up to 50 % Level.

See the Expected DA Calculator from Janaury 2024

What is the current DA rate ?

The current DA rate is 42% with effect from 1.1.2023

What is the expected DA in January 2024?

As per the DA calculation formula, it is expected the DA may increase to 50% level with effect from 1.1.2024

Is there any provision for 50% DA Merger in 7th Pay Commission ?

No. There is no provision in 7th CPC Recommendation for merger 50% DA with basic Pay