Odisha Cabinet Ministers List 2022: New cabinet of Odisha government has been formed after the reshuffling exercise is completed. The newly appointed cabinet ministers of Odisha state took oath on 5 June 2022 in a ceremony held at new convention centre of Lok Sewa Bhawan in Bhubaneshwar. In this article, we will tell you about Odisha cabinet ministers list 2022. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has increased the resprentation of Western Odisha in his council to seven.
7 BJD legislators namely Rajendra Dholakia, Aswini Kumar Patra, Rohit Pujari, Srikanta Sahu, Pritiranjan Gharai, Basanti Hembram and Rita Sahu have been inducted as ministers for first time in their political career. Moreover, Jagannath Saraka and Ashok Panda got promoted to cabinet ranking from MoS earlier.
Around 13 MLAs sworn in as cabinet ministers, 8 MLAs took oath as minister of state (MoS) with independent charge and 1 MLA as minister of state. There were 20 members in the last council of ministers of CM Naveen Patnaik. Out of the these, 9 leaders were again re-inducted into new cabinet.
Odisha Cabinet Ministers List 2022
There are 5 women ministers in new team of CM Naveen Patnaik. Here is the complete list of Odisha cabinet ministers in a name wise format
|Ashok Chandra Panda||Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Public Enterprises, Science and Technology||05/06/2022-Present|
|Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak||Co-Operation, Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare||05/06/2022-Present|
|Jagannath Saraka||Law, ST & SC Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare||05/06/2022-Present|
|Naba Kishore Das||Health and Family Welfare||29/05/2019-Present|
|Niranjan Pujari||Finance & Parliamentary Affairs||05/06/2022-Present|
|Pradip Kumar Amat||Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water, Forest and Environment, Information & Public Relations||05/06/2022-Present|
|Prafulla Kumar Mallik||Steel and Mines, Works||29/05/2019-Present|
|Smt. Pramila Mallik||Revenue and Disaster Management||05/06/2022-Present|
|Pratap Keshari Deb (Aul)||Energy, Industries, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises||05/06/2022-Present|
|Rajendra Dholakia||Planning and Convergence||05/06/2022-Present|
|Ranendra Pratap Swain||Agriculture And Farmers’ Empowerment, Fisheries & Animal Resources Development||05/06/2022-Present|
|Smt. Tukuni Sahu||Water Resources, Commerce & Transport||05/06/2022-Present|
|Smt. Usha Devi||Housing & Urban Development||05/06/2022-Present|
Portfolios of Minister of State
- Samir Ranjan Dash – School & Mass Education
- Aswini Kumar Patra – Tourism, Odia Language, Literature & Culture, Excise
- Pritiranjan Gharai – Rural Development, Skill Development & Technical Education
- Srikanta Sahu – Labour & Employees State Insurance
- Tusharkanti Behera – Electronics & Information Technology, Sports & Youth Services
- Rohit Pujari – Higher Education
- Smt. Rita Sahu – Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts
- Smt. Basanti Hembram – Women & Child Development & Mission Shakti
Minister of State
Tusharkanti Behera: Home
Before cabinet reshuffle, CM Naveen Patnaik asked all ministers to resign from their positions with immediate effect for the first time in his 22 years of political history. After swearing in, cabinet minister Tukuni Sahu said, “I have already served as women and child development minister in Naveen’s council. I will try my best to discharge whatever new responsibility will be given to me. Will work hard to realise the vision of out CM”.
First time MoS Rohit Pujari thanked CM to induct him as minister and mentioned that “My only motive is to take forward the developmental works undertaken under the leadership of CM Naveen Patnaik”.
Source / Reference Link: https://cm.odisha.gov.in/ministers-of-state