Odisha: An Outlook

Odisha (Orissa) is one of the twenty-eight states of India; situated on the east coast by the Bay of Bengal. The Modern Odisha was established in the year 1st of April 1936, it has thirty districts with 21 parliamentary constituencies. It is the 9th largest state of India in area and 11th largest state in population. It's official language is Odia (Oriya), and it's literacy percentage is 73.45%. It's State Animal symbol is Sambar, State Bird symbol is Indian Roller, State Flower symbol is Ashoka, State Tree symbol is Ashwatha, and State Costume is Sari.

Capital City: Bhubaneswar
Population: 36,706,920 (11th census)
Area: 155,707 km² (9th)

Governor: Prof. Ganeshi Lal
Speaker: Shri Pradip Kumar Amat
Deputy Speaker: Shri Sananda Marandi
Chief Minister: Shri Naveen Patnaik (Also for Home, General Administration, Works, Water Resources, etc.)

Departments of Odisha:

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