According to Economic Times news reports, according to Trump’s nominees, Rita Baranwal was nominated for the post of Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy), Aditya Bamzai for the member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and Bimal Patel as the assistant secretary of Treasury.
On Wednesday, Trump has sent the names of nominees (Baranwal, Bamzai, and Patel) to the Senate. Till so far, Trump has appointed or nominated more than 3 dozens of Indian-American in key powerful administration positions.
Raj Shah was the first Indian-American deputy press secretary that has left the Trump administration, and Nikki Haley, the Indian-American, was the first to hold the cabinet ranking.
Baranwal holds the post of Director, Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative. And if registered by the US Senate, then she will head the powerful office of nuclear energy. She will be responsible for the department’s nuclear technology research and the development and management of the department’s nuclear technology infrastructure.
Baranwal had previously served as the director for the technology development and application at Westinghouse and was then a manager in materials technology at Bechtel Bettis, where she led the research and development in the nuclear fuel materials for the US naval reactors.
Bamzai, a Yale graduate, used to writes and teach about civil procedure, deferral courts, computer crime, national security law, and administrative law.
Patel currently serves as deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury for the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
The White House said Patel was a partner and also head of the financial advisory and regulation practices in Washington DC.