Last 10 years of Union Budget with its Dates and Finance Ministers

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.

YearDate of PresentationFinance Minister
2011-1228 February 2011Pranab Mukherjee
2012-1316 February 2012Pranab Mukherjee
2013-1428 February 2013P. Chidambaram
2014-1510 July 2014Arun Jaitley
2015-1628 February 2015Arun Jaitley
2016-1729 February 2016Arun Jaitley
2017-1801 February 2017Arun Jaitley
2018-1901 February 2018Arun Jaitley
2019-2005 July 2019Nirmala Sitharaman
2020-2101 February 2020Nirmala Sitharaman
2021-2201 February 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
Source- Wikipedia – Union Budget Dates and Finance Ministers

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