Union cabinet decided to merge Railway Budget and the General Budget. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will not present Railway Budget 2017-18.Finance Minster Arun Jaitley will present a unified budget for 2017-18.Member of NITI AAYOG committee Bibek Debroy recommended discontinuance of separate Railway Budget.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 29th 2016 presented his third Union Budget for 2016-17 which are listed in nine pillars. Aiming to double farmer income by 2022.
Union Budget 2016-17
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on 25th February 2016 presented the Reailway Bidget 2016-17 in the Parliament with no hike in passenger fare while announcing introduction of three new super fast trains and creation of dedicated north-south, east-west and east coast freight corridors by 2019.
Railway Budget 2016-17
The first full year budget since the NDA came to power, of Modi Government was presented by Union Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha on 28th February 2015. Second on 29th 2016
Union Budget 2015-16
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented the Rail Budget 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha on February 26th 2015. Mr. Prabhu in his first Rail Budget announced a record investment plan of over Rs. 1 lakh corer in 2015-16 while sparing the passengers of a fare hike
Railway Budget 2015-16