K. Yatish Rajawat is an award-winning journalist and columnist who writes on policy, economics and technology. He is especially interested in urbanization and its affect and impact. He is currently the Editor in Chief of DNA newspaper.
He is part of the founding team and Chief Strategy Officer at Localcircles.com, the largest citizen engagement platform in India responsible for communities, partnerships and alliances. Prior to that Mr. Rajawat was the Group Managing Editor of Dainik Bhaskar, the largest newspaper group in India. He was the first Technology Editor of India’s largest business newspaper Economic Times in 1999 and was awarded the Best Journalist of the Year Award by Madhu Valluri Foundation in 2002. He has also worked in Hindu Business Line and Businessworld magazine at senior leadership roles.
He is a regular policy commentator for public broadcasters like Rajya Sabha TV and several private news channels. He is also founder of India’s only urban think tank Livable Habitats that works in the area of urbanization. And a fellow at the Institute of Competitiveness, India, the Indian knot in the global network of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School.
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