In less than 50 days of his presidency, Biden He has employed no fewer than 55 Indians in key leadership positions in his department, ranging from letter writer to NASAOn nearly every government wing.
Biden said in a hypothetical interaction with NASA scientists involved in the landing of the spacecraft on Mars.
American Indians Scientist Swati Mohan leads the orientation, navigation and control activities of the NASA Mars 2020 mission.
Sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, Biden made history by appointing at least 55 Indians to key positions in his government.
This does not include Vice President Kamala Harris, an elected position, and Nira Tandin, who withdrew her candidacy the day before for the position of Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Nearly half of them are women and a large number of them work for the White House. To date, the Obama administration and Biden (2009-2017) have distinguished themselves by naming the largest number of American Indians in any administration, and the previous Donald Trump administration was not far behind when it became the first-ever Indian American to hold a ministerial meeting. Rank. And within the National Security Council.
The Biden administration first used such a large number of American Indians in its first 50 days of administration. Last week, Dr. Vivek Murthy testified before the Senate Surgeons Committee, and Vanita Gupta will appear at the hearing in favor of the Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice.
“It’s impressive to see how many American Indians are ready to enter public service. There have been many additions since we launched the list of government leaders on President’s Day last month. And I’m so proud to see our community from strength to strength!” Said Im Rangaswamy, founder of the Amerindian Corporation. Prominent Indian and Indian Philanthropists, for PTI.
While the community is disappointed that Tandin was forced to withdraw her candidacy due to fierce opposition from the Republicans, Native American women have reached a new level in the Biden administration. Biden contacted Swati Mohan, chief of command and control operations, in March 2020. Although she is not politically appointed.
Among the Native American women Biden appointed is Ezra Zia, Secretary of State for Civil Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, State Department. Mala Adiga: Director of Policy at Dr. Jill Biden Aisha Shah: Partnership Director, White House Office of Digital Strategy; Samira Fadel, Deputy Director of the US National Economic Council. Somona Juha: Senior Director for South Asia at the National Security Council, White House; Sabrina Singh is the Deputy Press Secretary and Vice President at the White House.
Tania Das has been appointed Chief of Staff for the Science Bureau of the Ministry of Energy. Shoshi Tlati: Chief of Staff, Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy; Minnie Timrajo: Senior Advisor to the Director of the Personnel Management Office; Soheny Chatterjee: Senior Adviser, US Mission to the United Nations, Aditi Guror: Political Adviser, US Mission to the United Nations; Bhavia Lal is the Acting Chief of Staff of NASA.
Dimple Chowdhury appointed Deputy General Counsel for National Resource Protection Programs, Environmental Protection Agency; Sharmista Das is the Deputy Legal Counsel for the Department of Homeland Security; Ruchi Jin is the Deputy Advocate General at the Home Office. Mira Joshi is Acting Director, Federal Ministry of Vehicle Transportation, Ministry of Transport; Aruna Kalyanam is the Deputy Assistant Minister for Tax and Budget at the Ministry of Finance.
“We are delighted that this government reflects the diversity of America by welcoming an unprecedented number of South Asian citizens. The inclusion of South Asia by the Biden Harris government in key senior staff positions will undoubtedly inspire countless South Asians to pursue public service and run for public service. “It is a proud moment for our community,” Neha Dewan from South Asia, from South Asia, told PTI.
Gautam Raghavan, Assistant Director, Office of Presidential Affairs; Bharat Ramamurti is the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. Tarun Shubra, Senior Director of Technology and National Security at the White House, National Security Council; Vedant Patel, the White House assistant press secretary, is one of many American Indians to hold key positions in the Biden administration.