Who presented last Railway Budget in 2016?
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
The 2016 Railway Budget of India refers to the Railway Budget of the Indian Railways in the fiscal year 2016–17. The budget was presented by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in the Parliament on 25 February 2016.
Who presented 2017 Railway Budget?
The Railways finances were presented on February 1, 2017 by the Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley along with the Union Budget 2017-18. This was the first time since 1924, that the Railways Budget was merged with the Union Budget.
When was the last rail budget present in India?
Subsequently, in the next year, Arun Jaitley became the first Finance Minister to present a combined railway and union budget on February 1, 2017. With this, the 92-year-old long history of the separate railway and union budgets – a practice that began in 1924 under the British rule, came to an end.
Who presented first Indian Railway Budget?
John Matthai presented the first Railway Budget for independent India on 20th November 1947 which was interim Railway Budget and only after 3 months he presented his second Railway Budget on 24th February 1948 where revised estimates showed a fall in earnings of about 8 crores rupees as compared with the budget …
Who merge Railway Budget?
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet had in 2016 decided to merge the Railway Budget with the General Budget, thus ending the 92-year-old tradition of having a separate Railway Budget. A separate Railway Budget was started by the British in 1924.
How much amount has been allocated for the railway Minister in the Union Budget 2022?
Rs 1,40,367.13 crore
Railway Budget 2022-23: On Tuesday (1 February 2022), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated Rs 1,40,367.13 crore to the Ministry of Railways in this fiscal’s Union Budget for the upgradation of the Indian Railways network.
Who presented 1st Railway Budget?