Tag - Kiran Ahuja

Dr Rahul Gupta is Biden’s pick for nation’s drug czar


Washington, DC: President Joe Biden is reportedly set to name Rahul Gupta as the country’s top drug policy official, adding another Indian-American to a senior position in his administration. Gupta, a primary-care doctor who served as top health official of West Virginia state, has been named director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a...

Kiran Ahuja first Indian American to lead US Office of Personnel Management


Vice President Kamala Harris has cast her tie-breaking vote in the bitterly divided Senate to confirm the nomination of Indian-American Kiran Ahuja as the head of the Office of Personnel Management, a federal agency that manages the country's more than two million civil servants. An American lawyer and activist, Kiran Ahuja, 49, is the first...

Indian American lawyer Kiran Ahuja nominated to head Office of Personnel Management


President Joe Biden has nominated Indian- American lawyer and rights activist Kiran Ahuja to head the Office of Personnel Management, a federal agency that manages America’s more than two million civil servants. If confirmed by the Senate, 49-year-old Ahuja would become the first Indian-American to serve this top position in the US government. Ahuja served as...

More than 20 Indian-Americans named in Biden’s Agency Review Teams

Post Date: November 12, 2020

Washington, DC: US President-elect Joe Biden has named more than 20 Indian-Americans as members, including three as team leads, to his agency review teams (ARTs) that are responsible for evaluating the operations of the key federal agencies in the current administration to ensure smooth transfer of power. Biden's transition team said this is one of the most...