Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Panda, Shri Baijayant "Jay"
Constituency   : Kendrapara (Odisha )
Party Name     : Biju Janata Dal(BJD)
Email Address : office[AT]bjpanda[DOT]org

Father's Name Shri Bansidhar Panda
Mother's Name Late Smt. Ila Panda
Date of Birth 12 Jan 1964
Place of Birth Cuttack (Orissa)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 13 Aug 1994
Spouse's Name Smt. Jagi Mangat Panda
Dual Degree Course in Engineering and Management in Communications
Educated at Michigan Technological University, U.S.A.
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
Plot-8, Bhoi Nagar, R.N. Singh Deo Marg,
Bhubaneswar-751 012, Odisha
Tel : (0674) 2395551, 09937297080 (M)
Fax : (0674) 2394954
Present Address
2, Mahadev Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. : (011) 23753430, 23753431, 09810042252 (M)
Fax : (011) 23323355
Positions Held
2000 Elected to Rajya Sabha
2002-09 Leader, BJD Parliamentary Party, Rajya Sabha
2006 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development
16 Sep. 2009 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep. 2014 - 6 April 2018 Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs
6 April 2018 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Industry

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Regular writer/columnist in national newspapers and magazines.
Social And Cultural Activities
Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT)which conducts wide spread philanthropic activities in Odisha including the prestigious Annual Sarala Award (Odiya Literature) and Ekalavya Award (young sports persons from Odisha) as well as medical camps in rural areas for free treatment of disadvantaged citizens, educational scholarships, development and maintenance of Bhubaneswar`s 2nd largest public park, promotion and encouragement of Odiya artists.
Special Interests
Economic & technology related issues and regular speaker at both Indian and International conferences
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Holds Private Pilot License (PPL), sky diving, and bungee jumping
Sports and Clubs
Member , (i) India International Centre; (ii) Associate Member, India Habitat Centre, Delhi; and (iii) Bhubaneswar Club, Bhubaneswar
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
Trustee, Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPct), Bhubaneswar. Member, (i) Board of Governors, Xavier Institute of Management (XIM), Bhubaneswar; (ii) on the Board of Directors of several companies

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