Aparajita Sarangi

Aparajita Sarangi

Constituency: Bhubaneswar

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party

Father's Name: Shri Ajit Mishra

Mother's Name: Smt. Kusum Mishra

Birth Place: Muzaffarpur, Bihar

Spouse Name: Shri Santosh Kumar Sarangi



State Name: Odisha

Permanent Address: N-4/222, IRC Village, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar-751015, Odisha Tel:

Present Address: 701, Kaveri Apartments, Dr. B. D. Marg, New Delhi-110001Tel:

Email Id: aparajitasarangi[at]gmail[dot]com a[dot]sarangi[at]nic[dot]in

Education Qualifications: B. A. (English Hons.) Educated at S. M. College, Bhagalpur University, Bihar

Countries Visited: Widely Travelled

Positions Held:

OTHER INFO: 1. Passed Matriculation from Mount Carmel School, Bhagalpur, Bihar; 2. Was the head of the School Cabinet; 3. Topped in all the examinations in Schools & Colleges; 4. Graduated in English (Hon.) from Bhagalpur University; 5. Cleared I.A.S. Examination in 1994 in the first attempt; 6. Adjudged as the best speaker in Inter College Debate Competition in New Delhi; 7. Adjudged as best actor and best debater in the College for three consecutive years; 8. Served as District Magistrate & Collector in four districts of Odisha such as Khordha, Nuapada, Koraput, and Bargarh 9. Served the Government of Odisha in various administrative capacities such as : i) Director, Social Welfare, ii) Director, Mission Shakti for 4 years,iii) Municipal Commissioner, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation for close to 4 years, iv) Secretary, Education (Both in School & Mass Education Department & Higher Education Department), v) Secretary, Rural Development, vi) Secretary Handlooms & Textiles Department; 10. Served in the Government of India : As Joint Secretary in handling MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) in the Ministry of Rural Development of GOI from 2013-2018. The MGNREGS is considered as the largest anti poverty programme in the world; 11. Inspired by the ideals of public service and a larger platform to serve the people, she sought retirement from I.A.S and joined B.J.P in November 2018; 12. Varied interests-Reading, writing, travelling, connecting with people and interior decoration