Government of Odisha

Government of Odisha
Seat of GovernmentBhubaneswar
Legislative branch
Deputy SpeakerRajani Kant Singh (BJD)
Members in Assembly147
Executive branch
GovernorGaneshi Lal
Chief MinisterNaveen Patnaik (BJD)
Chief SecretaryShri Pradeep Kumar Jena, IAS
High CourtOrissa High Court
Chief JusticeSubhasis Talapatra
Secretariat of Odisha, Bhubaneswar.

The government of the Indian state of Odisha and its 30 districts consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Odisha, a judiciary, and a legislative branch.

Like other states in India, the head of state of Odisha is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government, and their post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The Orissa High Court, located in Cuttack, has jurisdiction over the whole state.

The present Legislative Assembly of Odisha is unicameral, consisting of 147 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.

The state of Odisha is represented at the centre by its 21 Member of Parliaments in the Lok Sabha and 10 Member of Parliaments in Rajya Sabha. There are 21 Lok Sabha constituencies from which candidates gets elected in the General Election to the Lok Sabha. The Members of Rajya Sabha were elected and / or nominated by the Member of Legislative Assembly through their parent political parties..

Council of Ministers

The Total Strength of Minister[clarification needed] is 21 out of Sanctioned Strength of 22. The total number of cabinet ministers is 16 out of which 3 are women. The total number of ministers of state is 5 out of which 2 are women. All Minister of State are having Independent Charges.[clarification needed]

S.No Name Portrait Constituency Department Party
1. Naveen Patnaik
Chief Minister
  • Home.
  • General Administration & Public Grievance.
  • Other departments not allocated to any Minister.
Cabinet Ministers
2. Jagannath Saraka Bissam Cuttack
  • S.T. & S.C. Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare
  • Law
3. Niranjan Pujari Sonepur
  • Parliamentary Affairs.
  • Health & Family Welfare
4. Ranendra Pratap Swain Athagarh
  • Agriculture & Farmers Empowerment.
  • Fisheries & Animal Resources Development.
5. Pradip Kumar Amat Boudh
  • Forest & Environment and Climate Change
  • Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water
  • Information & Public Relations.
6. Pramila Mallik Binjharpur
  • Revenue & Disaster Management
7. Usha Devi Chikiti
  • Housing & Urban Development.
8. Prafulla Kumar Mallik Kamakshyanagar
  • Steel & Mines.
  • Works.
9. Pratap Keshari Deb Aul
  • Industries
  • Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Energy.
10. Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak Mahakalapada
  • Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare
  • Co-operation.
  • Higher Education.
11. Tukuni Sahu Titlagarh
  • Water Resource.
  • Commerce
  • Transport.
12. Ashok Chandra Panda Ekamra Bhubaneswar
  • Science & Technology.
  • Public Enterprises.
  • Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability.
13. Rajendra Dholakia Nuapada
  • Planning & Convergence
14 Bikram Keshari Arukha Bhanjanagar
  • Finance.
15 Sudam Marndi Bangriposi
  • School & Mass Education.
16 Sarada Prashad Nayak
  • Labour
  • Employees' State Insurance.
Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
17 Aswini Kumar Patra Jaleswar
  • Excise.
  • Tourism.
  • Odia Language & Literature & Culture.
18 Pritiranjan Gharai Sukinda
  • Skill Development & Technical Education.
  • Rural Development.
19 Rita Sahu Bijepur
  • Texiles, Handlooms & Handicrafts .
20 Basanti Hembram Karanjia
  • Women and Child Development.
  • Mission Shakti.
21 Tusharkanti Behera Kakatpur
  • Electronics & Information Technology
  • Sports & Youth Services
Ministers of State
(21) Tusharkanti Behera Kakatpur
  • Home.

See also

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