List Of Firsts Achieved By Selected Women Of Odisha

Here we have prepared a list of firsts achieved by selected women of Odisha. Know the names of first woman of Odisha who brought laurels to the state in various fields here.

There are many Odia women who have succeeded in national and international stage. If we have missed someone’s name, then mention it in comments below.

Firsts Achieved

First woman Chief minister of Odisha – Nandini Satpathy
Odisha’s first woman commissioner – Ranu Mishra
First woman minister of Orissa – Basanta Manjari Devi
First tribal woman minister of Odisha – Saraswati Hembram
First woman advocate – Urmibala Ray
First woman pilot – Giribala Mohanty
First woman lawyer – Sudhanshubala Hajra
First woman physician – Doctor Kuntala Kumari Sabat
First woman surgeon – Dr Jyotsna Devi
First woman Cricket Trainee – Ranjita Mohanty
First woman MLA – Sarala Devi
First woman Collector – Chandramani Narayani Swami
First woman College Lecturer – Nirmala Nayak
First woman Graduate – Narmada Kar
First woman Poet – Sulakshana Devi
First woman Engineer – Sudhira Das
First woman All India Congress leader – Jayanti Pattnaik
First woman Traveller through seaway – Nibedita Acharya
First woman Rajya Sabha Member – Nandini Satapathy
First woman Politician – Rama Devi
First woman High Court Judge – Amiya Kumari Padhy

First woman IAS Topper – Rupa Mishra
First woman Arjuna Awardee – Minati Mohapatra
First woman TV News Reader – Sanghamitra Kanungo
First woman IPS Officer (Odisha cadre) – Amrita Das
First woman IPS Officer – Soumya Mishra
First woman Mayor – Sushri Nibedita Pradhan
First woman Journalist – Padmalaya Das
First woman Architect – Kabita Mohanty
First woman Director for Radio Centre – Veena Devi
First woman Europe Traveller – Rama Devi
First woman Odia film director – Prabati Ghosh
First woman worked in Hindi films – Dolly Jena
First woman worked in Bengali films – Mahasweta Ray
First woman worked in English films – Jyotsna Devi

 

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