Dr. Chaitanya Subba is former Member of National Planning Commission. He honed his Phd in social anthropology and has worked as social inclusion and human development expert. Besides, He also has an experience of working in UNDP, ILO, USAID, DEFID and various other international organizations as a chief researcher. Similarly, he has worked in the protection and promotion of Indigenous Peoples language, economic development, socio-economic, political and cultural rights and is famously known as indigenous peoples rights activists. He has written several research articles, contributed to journals and written books relating to indigenous peoples.