Current Ministers of Odisha Government and their Portfolios

Last updated on 4 November 2016


Biju Janata Dal Party leader Naveen Patnaik took charge as the Chief Minister of Odisha on 21 May 2014 along with other ministers. The Government of Odisha consists of 12 cabinet ministers and 14 Minister of state.. The Cabinet of the state of Odisha forms the executive branch of the Government of Odisha. The Odisha Vidhan Sabha (Odisha Legislative Assembly) consists of 117 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) formed the Government under the leadership of Naveen Patnaik on 21 May 2014.

There are two types of the minister in Odisha government, which is determined by the position or grade. The superior or primary being Cabinet Ministers "Cabinet Minister" and the junior or secondary being "minister of State".

The following is a list of the ministers (state cabinet) in the Odisha Government. The list contains ministers and their Portfolios, political party, constituency.



All Cabinet ministers of Odisha.

Cabinet Minister is the main in-charge of a ministry. A cabinet minister may also hold additional charges of other Ministries if no other cabinet ministers are appointed to take charge of that ministries. All Cabinet members are mandated by the constitution to be members of the Vidhan Sabha of Odisha. cabinet ministers of Odisha and their ministry are listed below.

Cabinet Ministers of Odisha
No Minister Name Ministries / Portfolios Political Party Constituency
1 Naveen Patnaik
  1. Chief Minister of Odisha
  2. General Administration
  3. Home
  4. Water Resources
  5. Works
  6. any other Department
    specifically not assigned
BJDHINJILI
2 Pradip Kumar Amat
  1. Finance
  2. Public Enterprises
BJDBOUDH
3 Dr. Damodara Rout
  1. Co-operation
  2. Excise
BJDPARADEEP
4 Debi Prasad Mishra
  1. Industries
  2. School & Mass Education
BJDBARAMBA
5 Pradeep Maharathy
  1. Agriculture
  2. Fisheries
  3. Animal Resources Development
BJDPIPILI
6 Bijayashree Routray
  1. Revenue
  2. Disaster Management
BJDBASUDEVPUR
7 Bikram Keshari Arukha
  1. Forest & Environment
  2. Parliamentary Affairs
BJDBHANJANAGAR
8 Smt.Usha Devi
  1. Women & Child Development
  2. Planning & Co-ordination
BJDCHIKITI
9 Lal bihari Himirika
  1. S.T. & S.C. Development
  2. Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare
BJDRAYAGADA
10 Jogendra Behera
  1. Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  2. Public Grievances & Pension Administration
BJDLOISINGHA
11 Badri Narayan Patra
  1. Rural Development
BJDGHASIPURA
12 Puspendra Sing Deo
  1. Housing & Urban Development
BJDDHARMAGARH

Minister of state (Independent Charge) of Odisha.

Minister of State (Mos) handles or takes charge of specific responsibility in that ministry. For example, a minister of state in the Education Ministry may only handle Primary Education. There are two types of the state minister in Odisha government, Minister of state with independent charge and Minister of state. "Minister of state" of Odisha and their ministry are listed below.

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
No Minister Name Ministries / Portfolios Constituency Political Party
1 Prafulla Kumar Mallik
  1. Steel & Mines
  2. Labour & Employees'State
  3. Insurance
BJDPOTTANGI
2 Ramesh Chandra Majhi
  1. Commerce & Transport
BJDJHARIGAM
3 Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak
  1. Health & Family Welfare
  2. Information & Public Relations
BJDMAHAKALAPADA
4 Arun Kumar Sahoo
  1. Panchayati Raj
  2. Law
BJDNAYAGARH
5 Sanjay Kumar Das Burma
  1. Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare
  2. Skill Development & Technical Education
BJDBRAHMAGIRI
6 Sudam Marndi
  1. Sports & Youth Services
BJDBANGIRIPOSI
7 Ashok Chandra Panda
  1. Tourism & Culture
BJDEKAMRA - BHUBANESWAR
8 Pranab Prakash Das
  1. Energy
  2. Electronics & Information Technology
BJDJAJPUR
9 Dr. Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy
  1. Higher Education
  2. Science & Technology
BJDGOPALPUR
10 Smt. Snehangini Chhuria
  1. Handlooms
  2. Textiles & Handicrafts
BJDATTABIRA

Minister of State

Ministers of State
No Minister Name Ministries / Portfolios Constituency Political Party
1 Sudam Marndi
  1. S.T. & S.C. Development (Tribal Welfare)
BJDBANGIRIPOSI
2 Smt. Snehangini Chhuria
  1. S.T. & S.C. Development (Scheduled Caste Welfare)
  2. Women & Child Devlopment (Mission Shakti)
BJD
3 Dr. Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy
  1. Rural Development (Rural Water Supply)
BJDGOPALPUR
4 Pranab Prakash Das
  1. Women & Child Development (Disability Welfare)
BJDJAJPUR


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