According to the new list of nominations sent by the White House to the Senate, Rita Barnwell has been nominated as the Power Assistant Minister (Atomic Energy), Adyta Bambai, Member of the Privy and Civil Liberties Overseas Board and Vimal Patel for the Assistant Finance Minister. US President Donald Trump has nominated three Indian-origin nationals for important administration posts. Till now, Trump has nominated or nominated more than 36 Indian American citizens on important posts. Nikki Haley, the first cabinet rank officer of Indian origin and first Indian American Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah has left the Trump Administration.
Trump had already expressed the intention of nominating Barnwell, Bambai and Patel but the Senate was nominated on Wednesday. They will be responsible for the department's nuclear technology research and development and management of nuclear technology infrastructure. If the Senate confirmed the name of Barnaul, he would lead the powerful Atomic Energy Office. Before this, Barnwell has been staying in the Wasting House as Director of Technology Development and Application.
He was also a manager in Material Technology in Bechtel Betas, where he researched and developed nuclear fuel materials for US Navy plants. He has also been an attorney-adviser in the Legal Advisory Office of the US Department of Justice. Patel is currently working as the Deputy Assistant Finance Minister for the Financial Stability Oversight Council. Graduates from L. Bambai teach and write about civil procedure, administrative law, federal courts, national security law and computer crime.