Party affiliation: Congress Party
Member, All Orissa Tribal Association, SUSAR, 1982-1986. General Secretary, District Youth Congress, 1984-1985. Joint Secretary, Pradesh Youth Congress, Orissa, 1985-1986, General Secretary, 1986-1987.
Member of the Rajya Sabha, since 1986. General Secretary, Indian Youth Congress, since 1988. Member, Social Welfare Board, Orissa.
Member, District Rural Development Agency. Member, District Development Board, Mayurbhanj. Professional career: teacher, 1972-1982.
Member, Governing Board: Jashipur College. Sita Devi Women’s Technical College, Jashipur. Panchpira Women’s College, Karanjia.