Government of Odisha
Seat of GovernmentBhubaneswar
Websitewww.odisha.gov.in
Legislative branch
Assembly
SpeakerPramila Mallik (BJD)
Deputy SpeakerSaluga Pradhan (BJD)
Members in Assembly147
Executive branch
GovernorRaghubar Das
Chief MinisterNaveen Patnaik (BJD)
Chief SecretaryShri Pradeep Kumar Jena, IAS
Judiciary
High CourtOrissa High Court
Chief JusticeBidyut Ranjan Sarangi (acting)
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.[1]

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.[2]

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

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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
Hinjili
  • Home.
  • General Administration & Public Grievance.
  • Other departments not allocated to any Minister.
BJD
Cabinet Ministers
2. Jagannath Saraka Bissam Cuttack
  • S.T. & S.C. Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare
  • Law
BJD
3. Niranjan Pujari Sonepur
  • Parliamentary Affairs.
  • Health & Family Welfare
BJD
4. Ranendra Pratap Swain Athagarh
  • Agriculture & Farmers Empowerment.
  • Fisheries & Animal Resources Development.
BJD
5. Pradip Kumar Amat Boudh
  • Forest & Environment and Climate Change
  • Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water
  • Information & Public Relations.
BJD
6. BJD
7. Usha Devi Chikiti
  • Housing & Urban Development.
BJD
8. Prafulla Kumar Mallik Kamakshyanagar
  • Steel & Mines.
  • Works.
BJD
9. Pratap Keshari Deb Aul
  • Industries
  • Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Energy.
BJD
10. Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak Mahakalapada
  • Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare
  • Co-operation.
  • Higher Education.
BJD
11. Tukuni Sahu Titlagarh
  • Water Resource.
  • Commerce
  • Transport.
BJD
12. Ashok Chandra Panda Ekamra Bhubaneswar
  • Science & Technology.
  • Public Enterprises.
  • Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability.
  • Revenue & Disaster Management.
BJD
13. Rajendra Dholakia Nuapada
  • Planning & Convergence
BJD
14 Bikram Keshari Arukha Bhanjanagar
  • Finance.
BJD
15 Sudam Marndi Bangriposi
  • School & Mass Education.
BJD
16 Sarada Prashad Nayak
Rourkela
  • Labour
  • Employees' State Insurance.
BJD
Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
17 Aswini Kumar Patra Jaleswar
  • Excise.
  • Tourism.
  • Odia Language & Literature & Culture.
BJD
18 Pritiranjan Gharai Sukinda
  • Skill Development & Technical Education.
  • Rural Development.
BJD
19 Rita Sahu Bijepur
  • Texiles, Handlooms & Handicrafts .
BJD
20 Basanti Hembram Karanjia
  • Women and Child Development.
  • Mission Shakti.
BJD
21 Tusharkanti Behera Kakatpur
  • Electronics & Information Technology
  • Sports & Youth Services
BJD
Ministers of State
(21) Tusharkanti Behera Kakatpur
  • Home.
BJD

See also

References

  1. ^ "Jurisdiction and Seats of Indian High Courts". Eastern Book Company. Retrieved 12 May 2008.
  2. ^ "Orissa Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India. National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Archived from the original on 16 May 2008. Retrieved 12 May 2008.