Dr.Naresh Chandra Saxena was the topper of his batch in the Indian Administrative Service, which he joined in 1964. He retired as Secretary, Planning Commission, Govt of India (GOI). He also worked as Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, and Secretary Minorities Commission (GOI). He was a Member of the National Advisory Council from 2004 to 2008 and 2010 to 2014. During 1993-96 he was Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, which trains senior civil servants. On behalf of the Supreme Court of India, Dr Saxena monitors hunger based programmes in India.
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N C SaxenaDistinguished Fellow,SKOCH Development Foundation Despite the much-touted population dividend (which increases the number..
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N C Saxena, Distinguished Fellow, Skoch Development Foundation Agriculture in India over the last two..
The recent Global Hunger report shows that hunger in India during 1996-2011 has become..
Despite the much touted population dividend (which increases the number of youth who can..
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