Central Support Team

Tushar Kadam


Tushar is the Senior Program Associate who is responsible for Disability Program in Mumbai and overlooks the project monitoring in state of Bihar. He joined Pratham in 2002 and started his journey from Mumbai and over the years overlooked different programs across the PCVC geography and continues to contribute in different field operations.

Mahika Kaur Jaswal


Mahika joined PCVC as a Program Associate in 2018. She is passionate about children’s rights. She was awarded a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. She then went on to earn her Masters in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands, where she majored in Social Policy for Development and specialised in Children and Youth Studies. Mahika is responsible for writing proposals and reports for different projects, internal documentation, facilitating and monitoring student placements, and assisting with the organization’s social media pages.  She is also directly involved in the child protection system strengthening project implementation in Bihar.

Annrica Fernandes


Annrica joined PCVC as Program Associate, Mumbai in 2020. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and a Masters of Social Work from College of Social Work Nirmala Niketan. Annrica is responsible for working on project proposals, concept notes, and other organisational documentation. In addition, she is directly involved in the implementation of Adolescent Empowerment Project in Bihar and in Sponsorship and Center based projects in Maharashtra & Uttar Pradesh.