N. C. Saxena
|Dr. N. C. Saxena|
He headed a planning commission panel on rural poor and recommended rank-based system including automatic inclusion and exclusion of poor families.
On August 16, 2010, a committee headed by him warned that plans by Vedanta Resources to mine on Dongria Kondh land in eastern India threaten the survival of the tribe. This led to the Indian government refusing clearance to the project.
- "Plan panel’s Jadhav is also in NAC". Hindustan Times. 2010.
- "Dynamic poverty list to help target aid". The Economic Times. 13 May 2010.
- N C Saxena, S Parasuraman, Promode Kant, Amita Baviskar (2010). Report Of The Four Member Committee For Investigation Into The Proposal Submitted By The Orissa Mining Company For Bauxite Mining In Niyamgiri (PDF).
- http://profit.ndtv.com/news/show/environment-ministry-says-no-to-vedanta-91404[dead link]