**Expected DA from January 2017**

Expected DA from January 2017 will be counted from now on as the Dearness Allowance from July 2016 in 7th CPC has been arrived by revising the formula to calculate the DA in 7th CPC . As done in previous pay commission, after neutralizing the DA , last year CPI average has been taken as base Index Average. **Read what is 7th CPC DA calculation formula**

To calculate the DA rate from January 2017 , we need AICPIN points from January 2016 to December 2016. So far six months AICPIN Points has been released by labor bureau. AICPIN for July will be released on 30th August 2016. So we can assume the trend of CPI Numbers and calculate the expected DA from January 2017 approximately.