Baijayant "Jay" Panda (born on 12th January 1964) in Cuttack to Bansidhar Panda and Ila Panda. He studied in the Michigan Technological University. With a background in Engineering and Management. He married Jagi Mangat Panda on 13 August 1994 who is an industrialist and is currently the managing director of .Ortel.
He is an Indian politician, currently serving as a Member of the Lok Sabha. Elected from theKendrapara constituency with a BJD ticket, Panda was suspended from the Biju Janata Dal party for his anti-party activities on 24 January 2018. He said he was "shocked" and denied the charges against him as "false and baseless." He also alleged there was a conspiracy against him. Previously, he had served in the indirectly elected Rajya Sabha, from 2000 to 2009.