STATE CHAPTERS

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana State

Shashikant Gurav

Senior Program Coordinator

Shashikant Gurav is Senior Program Coordinator and is responsible for the programs in APTS. He holds Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Mumbai and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Hyderabad.  He joined Pratham in 2002 in Mumbai and has been responsible for APTS since 2008.

Sampath Avula

District Coordinator

Sampath is the District coordinator at Karimnagar, Telangana who joined PCVC in 2012. He holds a (MBA) Master of business administration from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, and MSW Master of social work from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.

Ashok Sheikh

District Coordinator

Ashok Sheikh is working as a district coordinator for Guntur. He has completed his Bachelors in Commerce  from Nagarjuna University and has been working with PCVC since 2007.

BIHAR

Sudhir Kumar

Senior Program Coordinator

Sudhir is a Senior Program Coordinator and is responsible for the different projects in Bihar covering Sitamarhi, Madhubani & East Champaran. He has been with Pratham since 2008 and is a Postgraduate from Bihar University. 

Subrat Kumar

Senior Program Coordinator

Subrat is a Senior Program Coordinator and is responsible for the projects in Gaya, Bihar.

GUJARAT

Prasad Adhav

Senior Program Coordinator

Prasad is the Senior Program Coordinator, responsible for programs in Gujarat. Before joining Pratham in 2001, he worked at Brook Hanson and at Cipla Pharmaceuticals. Prasad’s work at Pratham has included the Read India Campaign in Bhavnagar, rural programmes in Rajkot, Read Surat Campaign covering 50,000 schools and 1,200 volunteers. He has a bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Manisha Solanki

District Coordinator

Manisha joined PCVC Gujarat chapter in 2012. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Dharampur.

MUMBAI

Kalpana Jadhav

Senior Program Coordinator

Kalpana is a Senior Program Coordinator and head of administration for Mumbai Program. She is also responsible for the education intervention in Mumbai. She joined Pratham in 1997, after completing her Bachelor of Arts degree from Y.C.M.O.U. Over the years, Kalpana has worked across Pratham’s various educational interventions.

Sarika Patil

Senior Program Coordinator

Sarika is a Senior Program Coordinator and heads the Prevention Program in Mumbai. She has been with Pratham since 1998. Sarika has a Bachelor of Arts degree from S.N.D.T Women’s University in Mumbai; she has also done courses in Sanitary Inspection, MS-CIT, Civil Defence, and Paraprofessional Social Work.

Navnath

Senior Program Coordinator

Navanth is Senior Program Coordinator and he heads the Rescue and Repatriation Program in Mumbai. Navnath looks into critical areas pertaining to the violation of child rights across Mumbai and works closely with the Juvenile Aid Protection Unit. He is also member of the Task Force Committee of the Mumbai City and Mumbai Suburbs.

RAJASTHAN

Krishna Kanwar

Senior Program Coordinator

Krishan is a  the Senior Program Coordinator who is based in Jaipur and is responsible for the programs in Rajasthan. She joined PCVC in 2011 and has completed her Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Indira Gandhi National Open University).

UP

Amar Pal Singh

Senior Program Coordinator

Amar is a Senior Program Coordinator and is leading the programs in Uttar Pradesh. He has been with Pratham since 2011, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kanpur University, Uttar Pradesh. He holds a Masters of Social Work degree from Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Uttar Pradesh. Amar is also responsible for the monitoring of project in Patna and West Champaran in Bihar.

Amanda Healy

Program Associate

Amanda joined PCVC as a Program Associate in November 2020 and is placed out of Uttar Pradesh. She holds a B.A. English Honours from Delhi University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai.

Ashvanee Singh

District Coordinator

Ashvanee is the District Coordinator in Bahraich Uttar Pradesh. He joined PCVC in 2015 and took on the role as a Nodal officer for Childline. Since 2019 he has been responsible for the monitoring of programs in Bahraich as a district coordinator.