New Delhi The increasing dominance of people of Indian origin in America can be understood from the fact that in the Biden administration, 20 people of Indian origin have got important responsibilities. This is the first time in the history of America that such a large number of people of Indian origin have been given top administrative responsibilities. Let us tell that the mother of the Vice President of America, Kamala Harris, was also an Indian.
Important responsibilities given to them
Neera Tandon Neera Tandon has been appointed director of the White House Office of Management and Budget in the Joe Biden government. Born in Bedford, Massachusetts, Neera Tandon (50 years old) was currently serving as the president of the Center of American Progress. The Center of American Progress is considered an influential think tank.
Dr. Vivek Murthy: Dr. Vivek Murthy has been appointed the 21st Surgeon General of America. In Barack Obama’s government, Dr. Vivek Murthy has held the important post of Surgeon General. Dr. Murthy is also the co-chairman of the task force created by Joe Biden to combat the Corona virus in the US in December 2020. Dr. Murthy hails from Karnataka state of India.
Vanita Gupta: In the Biden administration, Vanita Gupta has been given the responsibility of the post of Associate Attorney General. Vanita Gupta is counted as the largest civil rights attorney in the US.
Ujra jeyaah Ujra Jeya has been made the Secretary of Civil Protection, Democracy and Human Rights in the Biden administration. Ujra Jeya belongs to Kashmir. Jaya has also previously worked in the Trump administration but resigned from the Trump administration.
Vinay Reddy: Vinay Reddy has been made the director of speech writing. Vinay Reddy has been working with Joe Biden for a long time. During the election campaign, Vinay Reddy was handling the responsibility of Biden and Harris speech. Vinay Reddy is the child of Indian parents and was born in Dayton, Ohio.
Bharat Ramamurthy Ramamurthy will hold the post of deputy director of the National Economic Council of Financial Reform and Consumer Protection in the Biden administration. Ramamurthy has also been the economic advisor to Senator Elizabeth Warren. Bharat Ramamurthy, born in Massachusetts, is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.
Gautam Raghavan Joe Biden has appointed Gautam Raghavan as Deputy Director of the Office of the Presidential Personal. Gautam Raghavan has also done many important responsibilities before. Gautham was born in India and later his family shifted to Seattle.
Mala Adiga: Mala Adiga has been appointed policy director of America’s First Lady Jill Biden. Mala Adiga has also been associated with Jill Biden before this. Mala Adiga is an expert in education policy. She is a relative of late Suryanarayana Adiga, founder of Karnataka Bank Private Limited and Arvind Adiga, who won the Booker Prize in 2008.
Garima Verma Garima Verma has been given the responsibility of Digital Director of America’s First Lady Jill Biden. Garima Verma was also a part of Biden Harris’s election campaign team. Verma was also born in India but was raised in the Central Valley of Ohio and California.
Tarun Chhabra: In the Biden administration, Tarun Chhabra has been given the responsibility of Senior Director of Technology and National Security. Chhabra was born in Tennessee, USA, and raised in Louisiana.
Sumona Guha Sumona Guha has been appointed as Senior Director of National Security Council of South Asia, in the Biden government. Even before this, Guha has handled many important posts.
Shanti kalatilah Shanti Kalatil has been made Coordinator for Democracy and Human Rights in the Biden administration. Kalatil has also written a book earlier. He was born in California.
Sonia Aggarwal Sonia Aggarwal has been appointed as Senior Advisor of Climate Policy and Innovation. Ohio-born Sonia Agarwal has a master’s degree from Stanford University.
Sabrina Singh: Indian American Sabrina Singh has been appointed Deputy Press Secretary to Vice President Kamala Harris. Sabrina was also part of Biden Harris’ election campaign team.
Ayesha Shah Ayesha Shah has been made partnership manager of the White House Office of Digital Strategy in the Biden administration. Ayesha Shah also belongs to Kashmir.
Sameera Fazili: Indian American Sameera Fazili has been appointed deputy director of the National Economic Council at the White House.
Vedanta Patel: Vedanta Patel has been appointed to the post of Assistant Press Secretary in the Joe Biden government. Vedanta Patel, who became part of the White House Press, is the third person of Indian origin in American history.
Vidur Sharma Health policy expert Vidur Sharma has been appointed as the Testing Advisor in the Corona Virus Response Team in the Biden government.
Neha Gupta: Neha Gupta has been appointed Associate Counsel in the White House Counsel in the Biden administration. Prior to this, Gupta has also been the deputy city attorney of the city of San Francisco. Gupta has graduated from Harvard.
Reema Shah Reema Shah has been given the post of Deputy Associate Counsel in the White House Counsel in the Biden administration. Harvard graduate Reema Shah has also studied at Cambridge and Yale Law School.
Rohit Chopra Rohit Chopra has been appointed to the post of Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Joe Biden Administration. Chopra is also the commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.
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