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Finance Ministers of India since Independence

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List of persons who have held the Finance portfolio since India's Independence and their initiatives that shaped up the economy.

R. K. Shanmukham Chetty - August 15, 1947 to 1949

John Mathai - 1949 to 1950

C. D. Deshmukh - 1950 to 1957

T. T. Krishnamachari - 1957 to February 13, 1958

Jawaharlal Nehru - February 13, 1958 to March 13, 1958

Morarji Desai - March 13, 1958 to August 29, 1963

T. T. Krishnamachari - August 29, 1963 to 1965

Sachindra Chaudshuri - 1965 to March 13, 1967

Morarji Desai - March 13, 1967 to July 16, 1969

Indira Gandhi - 1970 to 1971.

Y.B.Chavan - 1971 to 1975

C. Subramaniam - 1975 to 1977

H.M.Patel - March 24, 1977 to January 24, 1979

Charan Singh - January 24, 1979 to July 28, 1979

H.N.Bahuguna - July 28, 1979 to January 14, 1980

R. Venkataraman - January 14, 1980 to January 15, 1982

Pranab Mukherjee - January 15, 1982 to December 31, 1984

V.P. Singh - December 31, 1984 to January 24, 1987

Rajiv Gandhi - January 24, 1987 to July 25, 1987.

N.D. Tiwari - July 25, 1987 to June 25, 1988.

S.B.Chavan - June 25, 1988 to December 2, 1989.

Madhu Dandavate - December 2, 1989 to November 10, 1990

Yashwant Sinha - November 10, 1990 to June 21, 1991.

Dr.Manmohan Singh - June 21, 1991 to May 16, 1996.

Jaswant Singh - May 16, 1996 to June 1, 1996.

P. Chidambaram - June 1, 1996 to April 21, 1997.

I. K. Gujral - April 21, 1997 to May 1, 1997.

P. Chidambaram - May 1, 1997 to March 19, 1998.

Yashwant Sinha - March 19, 1998 to July 1, 2002.

Jaswant Singh - July 1, 2002 to May 22, 2004.

P. Chidambaram - May 22, 2004 to November 30, 2008.

Dr.Manmohan Singh - November 30, 2008 to January 24, 2009.

Pranab Mukherjee - January 24, 2009 to June 26, 2012.

Dr.Manmohan Singh - June 26, 2012 to July 31, 2012.

P. Chidambaram - July 31, 2012 to May 16, 2014

Arun Jaitley - May 16, 2014 - till date

 

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