Biden administration appoints Indian-Americans to key posts in US Energy Dept

Washington: The newest Joe Biden administration in the US has appointed four Indian-Americans to senior positions in the crucial Department of Energy.

The administration appointed Tarak Shah as the Chief of Staff, making him first Indian-American to serve in that position.

Meanwhile, Tanya Das has been named as the Chief of Staff to the Office of Science, Narayan Subramanian will occupy the position of Legal Adviser in the Office of General Counsel, and Shuchi Talati has been appointed as Chief of Staff in the Office of Fossil Energy.

“These talented and diverse public servants will deliver on President Biden’s goal to tackle the climate crisis and build an equitable clean energy future,” said Tarak Shah as the Department of Energy announced 19 senior-level appointments.

“Guided by their expertise, breadth of experience and following the science, these Department of Energy appointees will contribute to creating a clean energy economy that produces millions of good-paying American jobs and safeguards the planet for future generations,” Shah added.