Yojana Yadav is senior news editor at Hindustan Times, Chandigarh. She oversees the production of HT editions for states north of Delhi. She’s been with HT since 2003. During her two-decade-long career, she’s worked at The Tribune, Chandigarh; PTI, Delhi; and TOI, Ahmedabad.
One of the early settlers of Chandigarh, senior advocate ML Sarin rejects the idea of flyovers and moots Le Corbusier’s grid transport plan and Singapore’s system of regulating entry of new vehicles as solutions to the city’s traffic problems read more
GOAL-ORIENTED Dharam Vir, the Haryana chief secretary from 2007-09 and state election commission chief till 2015, recommends a SWOT analysis to understand the self before choosing an aim and achieving it read more
WORDS OF WISDOM Encourage students to think beyond and question, says geneticist and academician Jai Rup Singh, else we run the risk of creating a nation of educated illiterates and white-collared terrorists. read more
Words of Wisdom: KR Lakhanpal, a former chief secretary of Punjab, believes Chandigarh needs a chief commissioner who is accountable besides transparency in the local bureaucracy that actually runs the system read more
Words of Wisdom: Chandigarh should’ve been the leader in town planning but other cities have overtaken us because we remained static. Our bylaws are outdated and need to be reviewed, says Ajit Singh Chatha, a former chief secretary of Punjab. read more
Jobs need to be created. The government can provide a supportive system, but it’s for the entrepreneur to tap the market and create jobs for others while focusing on R&D and growth, says Chandra Mohan, who was awarded the Padma Shri in 1985. read more