Current Karnataka DA is 27.25%
The Karnataka State Government has increased Dearness Allowance to its employees from 24.50% to 27.25% with effect from 1st January 2022
GOVERNMENT ORDER NO. FD 22 SRP 2022,
BANGALORE, DATED 5th APRIL 2022.
Government are pleased to enhance the rates of Dearness Allowance payable to the State Government Employees in the 2018 Revised Pay Scales from the existing 24.50% to 27.25% of Basic Pay with effect from 1st January 2022.
2. For the purpose of this order, the term ‘Basic Pay’ means, pay drawn by a Government Employee in the scale of pay applicable to the post held by him and includes:
a. Stagnation increment, if any, granted to him above the maximum of the scale of pay;
b. Personal Pay, if any, granted to him under sub-rule (3) of Rule 7 read with Rule 3(c) of the Karnataka Civil Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2018;
c. Additional increment, if any, granted to him above the maximum of the scale of pay.
3. Basic Pay shall not include any emoluments other than those specified above.
4. Government are also pleased to enhance the rates of Dearness Allowance from the existing 24.50% to 27.25% of the Basic Pension/ Family Pension with effect from 1st January 2022 to the State Government Pensioners, Family Pensioners as well as Pensioners/ Family Pensioners of the Aided Educational Institutions whose Pension/ Family Pension is paid out of the Consolidated Fund of the State.
5. These orders are also applicable to retired employees on UGC/AICTE/ICAR scales of pay