The government presents the budget on the first day of February so that it could be materialized before the beginning of the financial year in April. Until 2016 it was presented on the last working day of February by the Finance Minister in Parliament. Here are the last 10 years union budget dates and Finance Minister who presented the budget.
Union Budget Dates and Finance Ministers
First Budget of Independent of India- The first union budget of Independent India was presented by the R.K. Shanmukham Chetty on 26 November 1947. Total revenue stood at Rs. 171.15 crore and the fiscal deficit was Rs. 24.59 Crore. The total expenditure was estimated at Rs. 197.29 crore with defense expenditure at Rs. 92.74 Crore.
Former Finance Minister Morarji Desai presented the budget 10 times, the most by any.
|Year||Date of Presentation||Finance Minister|
|2011-12||28 February 2011||Pranab Mukherjee|
|2012-13||16 February 2012||Pranab Mukherjee|
|2013-14||28 February 2013||P. Chidambaram|
|2014-15||10 July 2014||Arun Jaitley|
|2015-16||28 February 2015||Arun Jaitley|
|2016-17||29 February 2016||Arun Jaitley|
|2017-18||01 February 2017||Arun Jaitley|
|2018-19||01 February 2018||Arun Jaitley|
|2019-20||05 July 2019||Nirmala Sitharaman|
|2020-21||01 February 2020||Nirmala Sitharaman|
|2021-22||01 February 2021||Nirmala Sitharaman|
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