Indian American sworn in as new secretary of DelDOT
By siliconindia | Friday, 29 July 2011, 09:25 Hrs
Governor Markell nominated secretary Bhatt on 27 May 2011 that was approved by the State Senate on 8 June 2011. Bhatt who holds a degree in economics from Western Kentucky University, is the 9th secretary of DelDOT. He served as Associate Administration for FHWA in Washington D.C. As a secretary Bhatt plans to bring various transportation system stakeholders and stakeholders to work as a team.
At the Federal Highway Administration, Secretary Bhatt played a major role in setting policy and building relationships with members of Congress. He was a leader in FHWA's efforts to attain the reauthorization of federal surface transportation legislation by the Congress, and Federal Highways initiative on accelerated project delivery.