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Honourable Minister's Bioprofile


Oram, Shri Jual


Constituency    :  Sundargarh (ST) (Odisha )
Party Name      :  Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address :   jualoram[AT]hotmail[DOT]com 



Fathers Name

Late Shri Teria @ Dilga Oram

Mothers Name

Smt. Bhutuki Oram

Date of Birth

22 Mar 1961

Place of Birth

Kendudihi, Lahunipara, Distt. Sundargarh (Odisha)

Marital Status


Date of Marriage

08 Mar 1987

Spouses Name

Smt. Jhingia Oram

No.of Daughters


Educational Qualifications

Diploma in Electrical Engineering 
Educated at U.G.I.E., Rourkela (Odisha)


Engineer, Trade Unionist, Political Worker

Permanent Address

At Kendudihi, P.O. Kalaiposh, Via-Lahunipara,

Distt. Sundargarh - 770 040, Odisha



HIG-114 (Duplex), Lumbini Vihar,
Chandrasekharpur Area, PO-Sailashree Vihar,

Bhubaneswar-751021, Odisha

Telfax : (0674) 27206001

Present Address

1, Pdt. Motilal Nehru Marg,

New Delhi - 110 003

Tel : (011) 23062142 
Telefax : (011) 23062141 (R)
Tel : (011) 23381499
Fax : (011) 23070577 (O)

Positions Held



Joined Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.)


Member, Odisha Legislative Assembly (two terms)

1991 - 93

District Vice-President, B.J.P., Sundargarh, Odisha

1993 - 95

National Vice-President, S.T. Morcha, B.J.P.

1995 - 97

National Secretary, B.J.P.

1997 – 99

President, Odisha State, B.J.P.


Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party (Odisha Group), Lok Sabha


Member, Committee on Official Language
Member, Standing Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Coal


Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

13 Oct. 1999 - May 2004

Union Cabinet Minister, Tribal Affairs

2004 - 2006

President, Odisha State, B.J.P. (2nd Term)


Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and  Empowerment
Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

5 Aug. 2007

Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment

2006 - 2009

National Vice-President, B.J.P.

2009 - 2011

President, Odisha State, B.J.P. (3rd Term)

2012 - 2014

National Vice-President and Member, Central Election Committee, B.J.P.

May, 2014

Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)

27 May 2014 onwards

Union Cabinet Minister, Tribal Affairs





Social And Cultural Activities

Working for the upliftment of Tribals and downtrodden sections of society



Special Interests




Other Information


Founder President, Baba Baneswar College, Chandali and Lahunipara College; 

Worked in the capacity of Assistant Foreman, Power Group Construction Division, BHEL for six years;

Founder General Secretary, Bonai Mazdoor Sangh; 

General Secretary, Oraon Sanskrutik Samaj, Odisha; 

Patron, Association of All India Diploma Engineers Federation


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