Chronology of national budget of Bangladesh

Chronology of national budget of Bangladesh

Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 11:48 3 June 2021   Updated: 15:53 3 June 2021

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Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is set to place over Tk 6.03 lakh crore national budget for fiscal 2021-2022 (FY 22) in the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on Thursday. 

This will be the 3rd consecutive budget of incumbent Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while the country’s 50th budget and the 22nd 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.

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
2019-20 - AHM Mustafa Kamal - Tk 5,23,190 - Tk 2,02,721
2020-21 - AHM Mustafa Kamal - Tk 5,68,000 - Tk 2,05,145

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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