NC Saxena

Food bill: Experts seek proper selection, revamped PDS

Proper selection of beneficiaries by the states and a reformed mechanism of public distribution needs to be put in place if the ambitious food security bill has to achieve its target of mitigating hunger from the country, experts said.

Sep 08, 2013, 10:40 AM IST

Food bill needs proper selection of beneficiaries: NAC member

Food security is necessary but not sufficient for reducing hunger, National Advisory Council (NAC) member NC Saxena says, cautioning disenchantment and anger once distribution of food grain begins.

Jul 14, 2013, 15:09 PM IST

India has seen jobless growth, says top adviser

India may have grown at over eight percent, but a top adviser has expressed concern over the "stagnant employment situation", saying the country with 40 million unemployed people witnessed "jobless growth" during the Eleventh Five Year Plan period from 2007-08 to 2011-12.

Nov 13, 2011, 14:44 PM IST

NAC member defends petrol price hike

Sonia Gandhi-led NAC has defended the petrol price hike by saying it will not have any major impact on inflation.

Nov 06, 2011, 11:26 AM IST