Donald Trump has named six Indian-Americans in the ‘Great American Revival Industry Group’, which has been formed to revive the economy in the US, which has currently been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups
Roping in around 200 leaders from different industries and sections of the society, Donald Trump has formulated around 20 groups, which would offer him recommendations on how to lift the economy in the US.
Trump, in a conference at the White House, said:
“They’re the names that are, I think, the best and the smartest, the brightest. And they’re going to give us some ideas.”
Six Indian-Americans named by Mr. Trump
Donald Trump has chosen 6 members from the Indian-American community for the Economic Revival group. While Google’s Sundar Pichai and Microsoft’s Satya Nadella were handpicked by Trump, the other Indians who were picked are IBM’s Arvind Krishna, Micron’s Sanjay Mehrotra, Ann Mukherjee from Pernod Ricard and Ajay Banga from Mastercard.
Pichai, Nadella, Arvind, and Sanjay were added to the tech group while Ann was added to the Manufacturing group and Banga to the Financial Services group. Other prominent members appointed by Trump are Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and Bill Ford.
The goal of the groups
The various groups created by Trump are agriculture, banking, construction/labor/workforce; defense, energy, financial services, food and beverages, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, retail, tech, telecommunication, transportation, sports, and thought leaders.
Regarding the groups’ primary goal, the White House said:
“The health and wealth of America is the primary goal, and these groups will produce a more independent, self-sufficient, and resilient nation.”