Central Government has issued order to freeze the DR at the current rate level for the period from 1.1.2020 to 1.7.2021 and said that the Dearness Relief Arrears will not be paid to Pensioners for this freezing period.
Hence Central Govt Pensioners will have to lose the benefit of the hike in Dearness Relief for three instalments which will be calculated as per the consumer price index for Industrial workers.
Now everyone wants to know how much they are going to lose on account of freezing DR at the existing rate from 1.1.2020 to 1.7.2021
But it should be kept in mind that the hike in Dearness Relief for these three instalments will be subsumed with DR hike from 1.7.2021. The Order issued by Finance Ministry says,
“As and when the decision to release the future instalment of Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief due from 1st July 2021 is taken by the Government, the rates of Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief as effective from 1st January 2020, 1st July 2020 and 1st January 2021 will be restored prospectively and will be subsumed in the cumulative revised rate effective from 1st July 2021”
How to use this DR Arrears calculator ?
This Dearness Relief Arrears calculator to Central Govt Pensioners is developed to check the amount of Arrears that they will not get from 1.1.2020 to 1.7.2021 as per the Order issued by Ministry of Finance
Pensioners has to Enter the Revised 7th CPC Basic Pension in this DR Arrears calculator.
As DR hike from 1st January 2020 has been approved by Union cabinet , 4% DR has been taken into account to calculate the Dearness Relief Arrears from 1.1.2020
So you need to Select the rate of DR approximately for 1st July 2020 and 1st January 2021. This 2 instalments will be determined later by the AICPIN points for respective period of DR instalments.
But as of now, by assuming the AICPIN for remaining months, it is expected the there may be an increase upto 4% from 1st July 2020 and 3 to 4% from 1st January 2021. Enter the DR Rate as per your assumption and click calculate button
Here is the Dearness Relief Arrears Calculator to central Govt Pensioners for DR freezing Period