DA from January 2020 for Central Government Employees and Pensioners estimated to be 21% (4% increase) if All India Consumer Price Index decreases by not more than 1 point in any of the remaining two months and not more than 2 in the other.
DA from January 2020 – Even as January 2020 is getting closer, Central Government Employees and Pensioners are entitled to an additional installment of dearness allowance.
DA from January 2020 is estimated in this article, after All India Consumer Price Index for 10 months declared already by Govt (January 2019 to October 2019). We have assumed AICPI for remaining two months (November 2019 and December 2019)
Trend of All India Consumer Index from January 2019:
After an unprecedented increase in the month July 2018 from 291 to 301, All India Consumer Price Index (Base 2001=100) remained at the same level till December 2018. However, from January 2019, the index increased steadily and it is now at the level of 325 as on October 2019.
Month wise All India Consumer Price Index recorded from January 2019 to October 2019, is as follows.