Government of Odisha
Seat of GovernmentBhubaneswar
Legislative branch
SpeakerTBD (BJP)
Deputy SpeakerTBD
Members in Assembly147
Executive branch
GovernorRaghubar Das
Chief MinisterMohan Charan Majhi (BJP)
Deputy Chief MinisterKanak Vardhan Singh Deo
Pravati Parida (BJP)
Chief SecretaryShri Pradeep Kumar Jena, IAS
High CourtOrissa High Court
Chief JusticeChakradhari Sharan Singh
Secretariat of Odisha, Bhubaneswar.

The Government 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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On 12 June 2024, Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi along with his two deputy CMs, 8 Cabinet Ministers, and 5 Minister of State with Independent Charges took oath in Janata Maidan, Bhubaneswar. Governor Raghubar Das administered their oath. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, along with Chief Ministers of 10 BJP ruled states were present.[3][4] [5]

1st Cabinet Meeting of Mohan Charan Majhi in 2024

Cabinet Ministers

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Chief Minister
•General Administration and
•Public Grievance
•Information and Public Relations
•Water Resources
•Planning and Convergence
•Other departments not allotted to any minister
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
Deputy Chief Ministers
Deputy Chief Minister
•Agriculture and Farmers' Empowerment
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
Deputy Chief Minister
•Women and Child Development
•Mission Shakti
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
Cabinet Ministers
•Disaster Management
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Rural Development,
•Panchayati Raj
•Drinking Water
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•School and Mass Education
•ST & SC Development
•Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare
•Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Food Suppliers
•Consumer Welfare
•Science & Technology
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Health and Family Welfare
•Parliamentary Affairs
•Electronic and Information Technology
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Steel & Mine
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Housing and Urban Developments
•Public Enterprise
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
•Environment & Climate Change
Employees State Insurance
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Higher Education
•Sports and Youth Services
•Odia Language Literature and Culture
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Textiles & Handicrafts
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Fisheries and Animal Resources Development
•Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP
•Skill Development and Technical Education
12 June 2024Incumbent BJP

See also


  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.
  3. ^ "Highlights: BJP Tribal Leader, 4-Time MLA Mohan Majhi Sworn In As Odisha Chief Minister". Retrieved 13 June 2024.
  4. ^ Barik, Satyasundar (12 June 2024). "Mohan Charan Majhi sworn in as Odisha's first BJP Chief Minister". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 13 June 2024.
  5. ^ "Odisha Cabinet portfolios: CM Mohan Charan Majhi keeps Home". India News. 13 June 2024. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 15 June 2024.