Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Oram, Shri Jual
Constituency   : Sundargarh (ST) (Odisha)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : jualoram[AT]hotmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri Teria @ Dilga Oram
Mother's Name Smt. Bhutuki Oram
Date of Birth 22 Mar 1961
Place of Birth Kendudihi, Lahunipara, Distt. Sundargarh (Odisha)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 08 Mar 1987
Spouse's Name Smt. Jhingia Oram
No.of Daughters 2
Diploma in Electrical Engineering
Educated at U.G.I.E., Rourkela (Odisha)
Profession Agriculturist
Engineer, Trade Unionist, Political Worker
Permanent Address
(i) At Kendudihi, P.O. Kalaiposh, via-Lahunipara,
Distt. Sundargarh - 770 040, Odisha

(ii) HIG-114 (Duplex), Lumbini Vihar,
Chandrasekharpur Area, P.O. Sailashree Vihar,
Bhubaneswar-751021, Odisha
Tel : (0674) 27206001
Fax : (0674) 2720601
Present Address
8, Talkotara Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel : (011) 23316475, 23035769, 23310387 (R)
Telefax: (011) 214120291 (O)
Positions Held
1989 Joined Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.)
1990-98 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.
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party (Odisha Group), Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Official Language
Member, Standing Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Coal
1999 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)
2004 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 - 25 May 2019 Union Cabinet Minister, Tribal Affairs
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (5th Term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Chairperson, Standing Committee on Defence
21 Nov. 2019 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee, Lok Sabha

Social And Cultural Activities
Working for the upliftment of Tribals and downtrodden sections of society
Special Interests
Countries Visited
Australia, Botswana (South Africa) and Nepal
Other Information
Worked in the capacity of Assistant Foreman, Power Group; Construction Division, BHEL for six years;
Founder President, Baba Baneswar+2 College, Chandali Vihar and Lahunipara College;
Founder General Secretary, Bonai Mazdoor Sangh;
Patron, Association of All India Diploma Engineers Federation;
Founder, Samara Orama Education Trust

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