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If you need to know who was the first in Odisha to set a benchmark in the fields, then here is an article to help you with that. These are the names that are etched in the history of Odisha and will not be changed. These people, places, or events are the first to prove themselves in their respective fields, and being aware of them and their achievements will help us.

The list provided here consists of First people in Odisha in various fields. Going through this list will also help the aspirants to prepare for competitive examination aspirants of various Government exams such as UPSC IAS, IFS, Banking, SSC, etc. Besides that, students in school or any other curious mind will also find it useful. Go through the article and learn about the First In Odisha.

First in Odisha

First Daily Newspaper of Odisha – Dainika Asha
First Ambassador of Odisha – Lalitendu Mansingh
First Advocate of Odisha – Madhusudan Das
First Central Minister of Odisha – Harekrushna Mohatab
First Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Odisha – Ranganath Mishra
First Chartered Accountant of Odisha – Hrudayananda Naik, Purighat, Cuttack
First Chief Secretary of Odisha – Nilamani Senapati
First D.S.P. of Odisha – Guruprasad Das
First District Collector of Odisha – Jatindra Nath Mohanty
First District Magistrate of Odisha – Dayanidhi Das
First Freedom Fighter of Odisha – Bir Surendra Sai
First Governor from Odisha – Harekrushna Mohatab
First Autobiography Writer of Odisha – Fakira Mohan Senapati
First I.C.S. from Odisha – Nilamani Senapati
First IAS. from Odisha – Shyam Chandra Tripathy
First Air Marshal from Odisha – Saroj Jena
First Odia Barrister – Biswanath Mishra
First Odia Chief Minister – Gajapati Krushna Chandra Deb
First Chief Justice of Odisha High Court – Shri Birakishore Das
First Odia to be Chief Justice in Supreme Court – Shri Ranganatha Mishra

First in Odisha

Chief Secretary – Nagari Mohan Pattnaik
Union Cabinet Minister of Odisha – Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab
Odia Doctorate degree – Choudhury Jagannatha Das
Odia Governor – Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab
First College of Odisha- Ravenshaw College, Cuttack
First Engineering College of Odisha – University College of Engineering, Burla
First Private Engineering College of Odisha – Odisha Engineering College
First Engineering School of Odisha – Odisha School of Engineering, Cuttack
First Essay Written in Oriya – Bibeki, writer Late Radhanath Ray
First Girls’ High School in Odisha- Ravenshaw Girls School, Cuttack
First Graduate in Odisha – Madhusudan Das
First High School in Odisha – Cuttack Collegiate School
First Medical College – Sreeram Chandra Bhanja Medical College
First Women’s College – Sailabala Women’s College
Engineering graduate – Madhab Ch. Pattanaik
Medical graduate – Dr. Surendra Narayan Acharya
Grammarian Pandit – Mrityunjaya Bidyasankar
First Odia Lecturer – Kashinath Das (Dept. of Sanskrit, Ravenshaw College)
First Odia Anubruta Awardee- Dr. Radhanath Rai
First Odia Gyanapitha Awardee -Gopinath Mohanty
First Odia Jamunalal Bajaj Winner -Ramadevi Choudhury
First Arjuna Award – Minati Mohapatra
First Cinema Hall of Odisha – Sitaram Vilas Talkies (SSBT), Berhampur
First Feature Film of Odisha – Sita Bibaha
First Colour Feature film – Gapa Helebi Sata
First Film produced in Odisha- Shodh
First Play of Odisha – Babaji, writer Jagmohan Lala
First Film Studio in Odisha -Kalinga Studio, Bhubaneswar
First Odia Video Film – Bahini
First Film produced in Odisha -Shodh
Silver Jubilee Hit Odia Film – PUJA
Cinemascope Odia Film -Hishab Nikas
First 70 mm Odia Film -Swapna Sagar
First Odia to Direct a Hindi film – Prasanta Nanda
First Jute Mill of Odisha – Konark Jute Mill
First Port in Odisha- Chandipur
First Paper Factory in Odisha – Brajaraj Nagar
First Printing Press in Odisha- Utkal Printing Press
First River Dam in Odisha – Hirakud
First Lady Advocate of Odisha -Sudhanshubala Hajra
First Lady Chancellor of Odisha -Dr. Priyambada Mohanty Hojamadi
First Lady Chief Minister of Odisha- Nandini Satpathy
First Lady Director of Cinema of Odisha -Parvati Ghosh
First Lady Engineer of Odisha -Sudhira Das
First Lady Graduate of Odisha-Niharabala Nayak
First Lady I.A.S. of Odisha -Pragyan Paramita Das
First Lady I.P.S. of Odisha- Somya Mishra
First Lady Justice of High court of Odisha- Amiya Kumari Padhi
First Head Mistress- Sailabala Das
First Lady Poet of Odisha -Madhabi Das
Lady novelist -Kuntala Kumari Sabat
Female Collector – Smt. Chandramani Narayan Swami
Female Minister – Smt. Basanta Manjari Devi
Female Pilot Officer – Giribala Mohanty
Female Barrister – Urmila Ray
Female Arjun Award Winner -Minati Mohapatra
Female Leader of Odisha – Rama Devi
Female Author to receive Sahitya Akademi Award- Smt. Binapani Mohanty
First AIR Station – Cuttack A.I.R. (1948)
First TV Center – Sambalpur
First Superfast Train – Konark Express
First Newspaper- Utkal Deepika
First Oriya Periodical -Gyanaruna
First Covid-19 Hospital in Odisha – Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) (It is also the first of its kind in India)
First Blog – Purionline.com (Not Verified)
First Image-based Website – ClickOdisha (OdiaLive.com)

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