Neera Tandon becomes senior White House adviser, another Indian finds a place in Biden administration

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Indian-American Neera Tanden has been appointed Senior Advisor to US President Joe Biden. Two months ago, he withdrew his position as director in the White House Office of Management and Budget due to strong objections from Republican lawmakers. On Monday, 50-year-old Tandon will take over as senior advisor in the White House.


US President Joe Biden has entrusted Neera Tandon with senior responsibility in his team as a senior adviser. President Biden has appreciated his experience, skills, and ideas. He also said that he respects Neera Tandon very much and wants to include him in his administration. Now Neera Tandon has been given important responsibility in her team. Currently, Neera Tandon is the CEO and President of the think-tanker CAP (Center for American Progress).


Neera began her career as an Associate Director for Domestic Policy and Senior Policy Advisor to the First Lady at the White House under former President Bill Clinton. He earned a law degree from Yale Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.