Many ups, a few downs, a year of firsts

THE YEAR THAT WAS In this spe­cial edi­tion, G Mo­hi­ud­din Jeddy re­vis­its news that re­flects the so­cio-eco­nomic dy­nam­ics of the city and will change the course of its de­vel­op­ment

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NEWS -

Hin­dus­tan Times’ Con­clave 2012 in the city on De­cem­ber 6 last year marked the be­gin­ning of the news­pa­per’s as­so­ci­a­tion with Navi Mum­bai. At­tended by po­lit­i­cal and ad­min­is­tra­tive big­wigs, the event saw Ganesh Naik, state min­is­ter and Thane guardian min­is­ter, be­ing pre­sented with a Navi Mum­bai char­ter by Soumya Bhattachar­ya, ed­i­tor of Hin­dus­tan Times, Mum­bai, and reader Na­traj Krishnan.

The char­ter com­prised a list of re­sponses to HT’s sur­veys about the city and in­ter­ac­tions with cit­i­zens and ex­perts on is­sues of in­fra­struc­ture, ed­u­ca­tion and trans­port, among oth­ers.

On the panel were Tanaji Sa­tre, the then vice- chair­man and man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of City and In­dus­trial De­vel­op­ment Cor po­ra­tion (Cidco), the then mu­nic­i­pal com­mis­sioner Bhaskar Wankhede, Fat­tehs­ingh Patil, ad­di­tional com­mis­sioner of po­lice and Ravi Ahuja, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor, Cush­man & Wake­field.

From left: Ad­di­tional com­mis­sioner of po­lice Fatehs­ingh Patil, the then Cidco vice-chair­man and MD Tanaji Sa­tre, HT Mum­bai’s deputy res­i­dent ed­i­tor Pravin­chan­dran Nair, HT reader Na­traj Krishnan, HT Mum­bai’s res­i­dent ed­i­tor Soumya Bhattachar­ya, Thane guardian min­is­ter Ganesh Naik, for­mer civic chief Bhaskar Wankhede and ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of Cush­man & Wake­field Ravi Ahuja at the con­clave.

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