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Sandeep Pattnaik
Sandeep PattnaikSenior Consultant
Sandeep joined NCAS in 2000 and has since served in various capacities. He has a degree in Masters in Social Work and has been primarily involved in the activities of the Adivasi Resource Centre. In 2007, Sandeep participated in the Human Rights Advocacy Programme (HRAP) at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR) in New York. He currently presides over the NCAS desk in Orissa.

Email : sandeep.pattnaik@ncasindia.org

Himani Pathak
Himani PathakProgramme Officer (Research & Training)
Himani completed her Bachelors in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune and did her MA in Economics from Department of Economics, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. She also spent a semester in Germany during her Master’s program. She studied Development Economics at the University of Göttingen, Germany. Currently at NCAS she works in the areas of health,right to food and budget analysis.

Email : himani.pathak@ncasindia.org

Nancy Frida Lakra
Nancy Frida LakraProgramme Officer
Nancy completed her Master in Peace and Conflict from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Guwahati in 2018. She also received her Bachelors degree in Sociology(HONS) from University of Delhi in 2015. She has previously worked with Smile Foundation, New Delhi as a Programme Coordinator in one of their programmes called ‘Swabhiman’. Her interest areas are conflict resolution, peace building and human rights.

Email : nancy.lakra@ncasindia.org

Deepali Kamble
Deepali KambleProgramme Officer
Deepali is a post-graduate in Sociology from Department of Sociology and also did credit courses from KSP Women’s Studies Center, Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has qualified SET Exam in Sociology. Her interest areas are health, education, caste and gender.

Email : deepali.kamble@ncasindia.org

Amit Babu
Amit BabuProgramme Officer
Amit is Programme officer at National centre for advocacy studies. His area of interest lies in the study of Urban governance, Policy Analysis, and Human Right. He graduated from Tata Institute of Social Science with a Master’s in Public policy and governance,and has also pursued his legal training from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow where he completed his bachelor’s in Law.

Email : amit.babu@ncasindia.org

Mahendra Dhore
Mahendra DhoreProgramme Officer

Email : mahendra.dhore@ncasindia.org

Shilpa Kulkarni
Shilpa KulkarniAccounts Officer
Shilpa did M.Com with a specialization in Advanced Accounting & Costing. She began her work with a Chartered Accountant’s firm in 1994 from where she moved on to work as an Accounts Officer with Community Aid and Sponsorship Program (CASP) at their Head Office in Pune. Shilpa has been with NCAS since January 2012.

Email : shilpa.kulkarni@ncasindia.org

Pankaj Kasbe
Pankaj KasbeOffice Assistant

Email : pankaj.kasbe@ncasindia.org

Research Fellows & Interns

Niranjan Nampoothiri
Niranjan Nampoothiri Junior Research Fellow
Niranjan is a graduate of Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, Pune. He has a major in Political Science and Public Policy and minor in Economics and Philosophy. He has also studied International Relations as an additional major course. He is interested in policy analysis and social development.