DA for Bank Employees from February 2019 – Increased to 61.10% from 60.7%
Bank Employees DA from February 2019 to April 2019 – IBA issues orders – Less than half percent increase this time
Indian Banks’ Association
HR & Industrial Relations
February 1, 2019
All Members of the Association
Dearness Allowance for Workmen and Officer Employees in banks for the months of February, March & April 2019 under X BPS/ Joint Note dated 25.5.2015
The confirmed All India Average Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers (Base1960-100) for the quarter ended December 2018 are as follows:-
October 2018 – 6893.42
November 2018 – 6893.42
December 2018 – 6870.60
The average CPI of the above is 6885 and accordingly the number of DA slabs are 611 (6885-4440= 2445/4= 611 Slabs) The last quarterly Payment of DA was at 607 Slabs. Hence there is a increase in DA slabs of 4, i.e 611 Slabs for payment of DA for the quarter February, March & April 2019.
In terms of clause 7 of the 10th Bipartite Settlement dated 25.05.2015 and clause 3 of the Joint Note dated 25.05.2015, the rate of Dearness Allowance payable to workmen and officer employees for the months of February, March & April 2019 shall be 61.10 % of ‘pay’. While arriving at dearness allowance payable, decimals from third place may please be ignored.
S K Kakkar
Senior Advisor (HR&IR)