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Chronology of national budget

Published: June 12, 2019 18:21:13 | Updated: June 13, 2019 09:36:31


Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is set to place the national budget for 2019-20 fiscal year at the Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday.

This will be the country’s 48th budget and the 20th of the Awami League government in five terms.

Tajuddin Ahmed presented the first budget as the finance minister of the post-independence Bangabandhu government in 1972.

According to BSS, the chronology of national budget is given below along with budget size with amounts in crore:

Fiscal— Who placed—Total Size— ADP

1972-73—Tajuddin Ahmed —Tk 786 —Tk 501

1973-74 —Tajuddin Ahmed —Tk 995 —Tk 525

1974-75 —Tajuddin Ahmed —Tk 1,084 —Tk 525

1975-76 —Dr Azizur Rahman Mollik —Tk 1,549 —Tk 950

1976-77 —Maj Gen Ziaur Rahman —Tk 1,989 —Tk 1,222

1977-78 —Lt Gen Ziaur Rahman —Tk 2,184 —Tk 1,278

1978-79 —President Ziaur Rahman —Tk 2,499 —Tk 1,446

1979-80 —Dr M N Huda —Tk 3,317 —Tk 2,123

1980-81 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 4,108 —Tk 2,700

1981-82 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 4,677 —Tk 3,015

1982-83 —A M A Muhith —Tk 4,738 —Tk 2,700

1983-84 —A M A Muhith —Tk 5,896 —Tk 3,483

1984-85 —M Sayeduzzaman —Tk 6,699 —Tk 3,896

1985-86 —M Sayeduzzaman —Tk 7,138 —Tk 3,825

1986-87 —M Sayeduzzaman —Tk 8,504 —Tk 4,764

1987-88 —M Sayeduzzaman —Tk 8,527 —Tk 5,046

1988-89 —Maj Gen Munim —Tk 10,565 —Tk 5,315

1989-90 —Dr Wahidul Haq —Tk 12,703 —Tk 5,803

1990-91 —Maj Gen Munim —Tk 12,960 —Tk 5,668

1991-92 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 15,584 —Tk 7,500

1992-93 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 17,607 —Tk 9,057

1993-94 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 19,050 —Tk 9,750

1994-95 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 20,948 —Tk 11,000

1995-96 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 23,170 —Tk 12,100

1996-97 —SAMS Kibria —Tk 24,603 —Tk 12,500

1997-98 —SAMS Kibria —Tk 27,786 —Tk 12,800

1998-99 —SAMS Kibria —Tk 29,537 —Tk 13,600

1999-00 —SAMS Kibria —Tk 34,252 —Tk 12,477

2000-01 —SAMS Kibria —Tk 38,524 —Tk 17,500

2001-02 —SAMS Kibria —Tk 42,306 —Tk 19,000

2002-03 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 44,854 —Tk 19,200

2003-04 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 51,980 —Tk 20,300

2004-05 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 57,248 —Tk 22,000

2005-06 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 61,058 —Tk 23,626

2006-07 —M Saifur Rahman —Tk 69,740 —Tk 26,000

2007-08 —Mirza Azizul Islam —Tk 99,962 —Tk 25,600

2008-09 —Mirza Azizul Islam —Tk 99,962 —Tk 25,400

2009-10 —AMA Muhith —Tk 113,815 —Tk 28,500

2010-11 —AMA Muhith —Tk 132,170 —Tk 35,130

2011-12 —AMA Muhith —Tk 161,214 —Tk 41,080

2012-13 —AMA Muhith —Tk 191,738 —Tk 52,366

2013-14 —AMA Muhith —Tk 222,491 —Tk 60,000

2014-15 —AMA Muhith —Tk 250,560 —Tk 75,000

2015-16 —AMA Muhith —Tk 295,100 —Tk 93,894

2016-17 —AMA Muhith —Tk 340,605 —Tk 1,10,700

2017-18 —AMA Muhith —Tk 4,00,266 —Tk 1,48,381

2018-19 —AMA Muhith —TK 4,64,573 —Tk 1,73,000

AMA Muhith and Saifur Rahman presented the highest 12 budgets each at different terms of their respective governments.

Muhith, however, is the first finance minister who placed the budget for 10 consecutive fiscals since 2009 until he went on retirement after the end of last parliament.

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