USINPAC congratulates Dr. Natarajan on his appointment as Deputy Secretary Of State, Maryland

August 3, Washington, D.C.: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) congratulates Dr. Rajan Natarajan on his appointment as Deputy Secretary of State for Policy and External Affairs for the state of Maryland. This is the highest post that an Indian-American has ever held in this state. His current portfolio outlines responsibilities that focus on fostering international diplomacy, representing the Governor of State, working with the legislative and executive departments and being an interface between them and the governor’s office, working on the Maryland International Consortium, and enhancing international sister-state programs.


Mr. Sanjay Puri, Chairman, USINPAC congratulated Dr. Natarajan’s appointment and said, “Dr. Natarajan represents a mine of expertise and knowledge from the corporate world. His versatile profile will certainly contribute to Maryland’s community and he will be able to address the importance of business partnerships and take a leap towards a more prosperous future.”


Dr. Natarajan is a business leader and has widely worked in various spheres such as business management and administration, technology development and commercialization, information technology and biotechnology, and economic development. He has over 20 years of industry experience and studied at the University of Michigan. Several business leaders and senators applauded his appointment and said that they were optimistic about his role and contribution as Deputy Secretary of State.


About USINPAC: The U.S. India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is a bi-partisan non-profit organization and the voice of 2.7 million Indian-Americans. It works to impact policy on issues of concern to the Indian-American community in the US. We also provide bipartisan support to candidates for federal, state and local office who support the issues that are important to the Indian-American community. For more information visit us at     


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