New BSNL IDA Rates of employees valid from 2ndst quarter of 2020 – 2021 financial year starts from July 2020 may record an “formidable decrease” from 01.07.2020, after taken an outstanding increments of PSU IDA from starting of this new previous financial year 2019-2020.
It is the new financial increase / decrease for all executive and non executive BSNL employees from 01.07.2020 in the PSU, and it is a compensatory allowance from the Central Government for not being able to contain prices.
All these additional IDA given is taxed as per the slabs of Income Tax, As we said earlier about BSNL IDA calculation, but remains again this, where the Industrial Dearness Allowance (IDA) Rates calculates on All India Consumer Price Index (IW) with the below said points.
- It is based on the weighted average of prices for consumer goods and services.
- For July to October (2th Quarter of the Financial year 2020-2021) of 2020, IDA calculation in the mean of specified months (March 2020, April 20, May 2020) taken into consideration.
- It decides as per the price index numbers issued by the Department of Labour Bureau of India, and it is also after taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods of the above months.
Now, as per All India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers CPI(IW) issued by Department of Labour Bureau, CPI records ‘a decrease of 2 points’ in the first month (March 2020), and increased for April 2020 Index by 3points, and 1 point increase for May 2020.
Based on this average of three months of confirmed Consumer Price Index Numbers for Industrial Workers CPI(IW), BSNL IDA rates of employees and pensioners increment will be calculated and record a decrease of -0.8% IDA from July 2020.
Confirmed IDA Rates upto July 2020
Based on these confirmed CPI points, let’s have a look at the confirmed IDA rates for PSU employees and pensioners.
Department of Public Enterprises will issue the orders for the increase in dearness allowance, accordingly, PSU releases new instructions to all BSNL circles for a new increase of BSNL IDA rates with effect from 01.07.2020, So, with this new CPI Index numbers, BSNL employees and pensioners will get new IDA rates from the second quarter of this Financial Year 2020 – 2021.
Expecting BSNL IDA Rates from October 2020
|Month||CPI Numbers||Status||% of Increase from July 2020|
Even if there is a stable index number at 330, for 3months (June, July, Aug 2020 CPI numbers), the BSNL IDA rates will record an increase in IDA up to 1.3%, have a look at the table for expecting rates at each point.