Politics

Chronology of national budgets

DHAKA, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is set to place the national budget for 201920 fiscal (FY20) at the Jatiya Sangsad tomorrow.

This will be the country's 48th budget and the 20th of the Awami League government in five terms while Tajuddin Ahmed presented the first budget as the finance minister of the postindependence Bangabandhu government in 1972.

Following is the chronology of national budgets along with their sizes with amounts being in crores:

Fiscal Who placed Total Size ADP

197273 Tajuddin Ahmed Tk 786 Tk 501

197374 Tajuddin Ahmed Tk 995 Tk 525

197475 Tajuddin Ahmed Tk 1,084 Tk 525

197576 Dr Azizur Rahman Mollik Tk 1,549 Tk 950

197677 Maj Gen Ziaur Rahman Tk 1,989 Tk 1,222

197778 Lt Gen Ziaur Rahman Tk 2,184 Tk 1,278

197879 President Ziaur Rahman Tk 2,499 Tk 1,446

197980 Dr M N Huda Tk 3,317 Tk 2,123

198081 M Saifur Rahman Tk 4,108 Tk 2,700

198182 M Saifur Rahman Tk 4,677 Tk 3,015

198283 A M A Muhith Tk 4,738 Tk 2,700

198384 A M A Muhith Tk 5,896 Tk 3,483

198485 M Sayeduzzaman Tk 6,699 Tk 3,896

198586 M Sayeduzzaman Tk 7,138 Tk 3,825

198687 M Sayeduzzaman Tk 8,504 Tk 4,764

198788 M Sayeduzzaman Tk 8,527 Tk 5,046

198889 Maj Gen Munim Tk 10,565 Tk 5,315

198990 Dr Wahidul Haq Tk 12,703 Tk 5,803

199091 Maj Gen Munim Tk 12,960 Tk 5,668

199192 M Saifur Rahman Tk 15,584 Tk 7,500

199293 M Saifur Rahman Tk 17,607 Tk 9,057

199394 M Saifur Rahman Tk 19,050 Tk 9,750

199495 M Saifur Rahman Tk 20,948 Tk 11,000

199596 M Saifur Rahman Tk 23,170 Tk 12,100

199697 SAMS Kibria Tk 24,603 Tk 12,500

199798 SAMS Kibria Tk 27,786 Tk 12,800

199899 SAMS Kibria Tk 29,537 Tk 13,600

199900 SAMS Kibria Tk 34,252 Tk 12,477

200001 SAMS Kibria Tk 38,524 Tk 17,500

200102 SAMS Kibria Tk 42,306 Tk 19,000

200203 M Saifur Rahman Tk 44,854 Tk 19,200

200304 M Saifur Rahman Tk 51,980 Tk 20,300

200405 M Saifur Rahman Tk 57,248 Tk 22,000

200506 M Saifur Rahman Tk 61,058 Tk 23,626

200607 M Saifur Rahman Tk 69,740 Tk 26,000

200708 Mirza Azizul Islam Tk 99,962 Tk 25,600

200809 Mirza Azizul Islam Tk 99,962 Tk 25,400

200910 AMA Muhith Tk 113,815 Tk 28,500

201011 AMA Muhith Tk 132,170 Tk 35,130

201112 AMA Muhith Tk 161,214 Tk 41,080

201213 AMA Muhith Tk 191,738 Tk 52,366

201314 AMA Muhith Tk 222,491 Tk 60,000

201415 AMA Muhith Tk 250,560 Tk 75,000

201516 AMA Muhith Tk 295,100 Tk 93,894

201617 AMA Muhith Tk 340,605 Tk 1,10,700

201718 AMA Muhith Tk 4,00,266 Tk 1,48,381

201819 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.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)