Our Team

Our Management Team

Our Management Team guides the teams across diverse projects through their impeccable leadership and direction.

Dr Vijay V. Yeldandi

Head Infectious Diseases and Public Health

Our teams across different projects have skill sets and expertise in improving access to quality health care for people.

  • Revina

    Ms. Revina Suhasini Samuel

    Sr. Manager, HR & Admin

    Ms. Revina Suhasini Samuel has been with the organization since 2007 and currently Heads the Human Resources and Administration at SHARE INDIA-CDC Projects. With a vast experience in HR she has been actively involved in strategic organizational development, instilling positive work culture in the organization and improving overall workplace morale. She strives to develop a strong and vibrant human resource base for the organization.

  • Kishore

    Mr. P. Raj Kishore

    Logistics Manager

    Mr. Raj Kishore is a Logistics Manager holding a graduate degree in Commerce and has completed courses in DHA, DCA & Tally (7.2 version). Mr. Raj Kishore has over 10 years of experience in administration and finance. He works closely in training coordination and planning.

  • Sujatha

    Ms. Sujatha Saradhi

    Admin Executive

    Ms. Sujatha Saradhi has pursued her Post Graduation in Masters in Social Work (MSW) and has been working with SHARE INDIA since the year 2008. She possesses over ten years of experience working with not for profit organizations, prominently working on HIV/AIDS. She is currently working as an Admn Executive with SHARE INDIA – CDC Projects.

  • Sabitha

    Ms. Sabitha

    Admin Executive

    Ms. Sabitha, Post Graduate in Social Work (MSW) from Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana with over all 15+ years’ of valuable experience. Her career path is spilt into 5+ years in the social service sector and research followed by 10+ years in public health sector. Core functions in various roles of her career have catered to coordination, providing research assistance, data entry and analysis, documentation, translation of documents and interpretation during field visits, counselling and liaison with stake holders. Her work experience has enhanced her knowledge and skills in project coordination, research methods and techniques, translation and interpretation of local language, counselling and handling community members.

  • Chetananand

    Mr. Chetananand Narsimulu

    HR & Logistics Executive

    Mr. Chetananand Narsimulu is a HR and Logistics Executive with 8 years of experience in HR activities like pay rolling in SAP, Contract Labour Management etc. He has previously worked as Assistant Manager-HR/ER.He has completed his Master’s Degree in Labour Studies from Mumbai University.

  • LakshmiNarasimhan

    Mr. N. Lakshmi Narasimhan

    Sr. Manager, Finance & Accounts

    Mr.Lakshmi Narasimhan has been with SHARE INDIA since 2007 and heads the Finance and Accounts team. He has over 35 years of experience in managing finance in various Industries and organisations like, manufacturing, book publishing, transport, hospitals and medical colleges. His role involves a continuous review of financial systems, focusing on procurement of the health sector goods, equipments and services. He has been instrumental in putting in place a robust system of internal control which is designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding economy, accountability and reliability of financial reporting.

  • Srinivas

    Mr. KNS. Srinivas

    Manager, Accounts

    Mr. Srinivas has completed M. Com from Andhra University and CA Articles from ICAI and has been with SHARE INDIA since 2005. With 25 years of experience and currently working as an Accounts Manager, he has maintained Books of accounts in Indian Accounting Standards up to the Audit level (including Fund Audit) adhering to all statutory compliances including Income Tax, Professional Tax, Provident Fund and others on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. During his tenure, he has governed funds from APSACS, CDC, LANCET, SNELLERS and other funding agencies in terms of follow up to receive the funds and disbursement of the funds. He initiated procurement of Capital Purchases as per the norms as per the requirements of the organization.


    Mr. P. SATISH

    Accounts Officer

    Mr P. Satish is a seasoned Finance professional holding a Bachelors in Commerce from Osmania University along with a Professional Degree in LL. B-Taxation and a Master Degree in Corporate Law from Osmania University. His job assignments in the past have been with Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Apollo Specialty Hospitals Private Limited, Wockhard Hospitals Limited, Nikhil Hospitals Pvt Ltd, Skyblue Aero Private Limited and Mediciti Hospitals Pvt Limited. He has essayed the role of Manager Accounts in his previous assignments. His strength lies in working on Tally ERP, Oracle Application and Various billing softwares like Insta, Medmantra and Wipro Soft. Mr. Satish is also proficient in Finalisation of Accounts, Preparation of Trial Balance & Ledger Scrutiny, Profit & Loss a/c, Preparing Balance sheets, Reconciliations, Bank a/c, TDS Receivable, Customer and Vendor A/c, Accounting of TDS, making online / manual payments, e Filing of 24Q, 26Q & Correction Returns, Downloading Form16A from TRACES website and Calculating TDS on Salaries. He joins the Accounts team as an Accounts Officer.


  • Mr-Sai-Bharath

    Mr. M.Sai Bharath

    Consultant - Project Associate, Finance & Accounts

    Mr. M. Sai Bharath is a Consultant - Project Associate, Finance Associate holding dual Masters in Cost & Management Accounting and Advanced Banking & Insurance from Acharya Nagarjuna University Guntur. Prior to SHARE INDIA he worked with Ram Info Digitech Pvt. Ltd under AP AGROS. His worked involved accounting operations, warehouse and logistics. He is well versed in Tally ERP, SAP-FICO and various billing software like Phoenix and QuickBooks.

  • Mr-Krishna-Mohan

    Mr. N. L. Krishna Mohan

    Consultant – Project Associate

    Mr. N. L. Krishna Mohan holds a MBA from JNTUH and is a graduate from Osmania University in B. Com, Computers. Prior to SHARE INDIA he worked in the capacity of an Accountant in a Road Infrastructure Firm.Mr. Mohan has over eight years of experience in different domains like HealthCare, Investment Banking, Financial Research and Core Accounting in different firms like CA Road Infrastructure Firm and Multinational Companies like United Health Group, Shore Group Associates and IHS Markit.

  • Samraj

    Mr. Titus Samraj

    IT Manager

    Mr. Titus Samraj is an IT Manager with a rich experience in Hardware and Networking Technologies. He is a certified Microsoft System Administrator and holds an Honor’s Diploma in Computer Applications. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Secretary ship, a Masters in Information Technology. He has a rich experience in hosting Webinars using Adobe Connect Software. In his previous assignment, Titus was working with Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI- QMS BB Project) and I-TECH India.

  • Mr. Rakesh Pradhan

    IT Support Associate

    Mr. Rakesh Pradhan holds a bachelor’s degree in computer application from Shobit University. He also holds a Diploma in Aeronautical engineering. He is a Microsoft certified System Administrator with an overall experience of more than 15 years, working in different sectors. His previous assignment was with Christian Medical Association of India where he was as an IT Manager since 2017. He will be based out of our Delhi office.

  • Ravi

    Dr B. Ravi Kumar

    Associate Project Director

    Dr Ravi Kumar has over 18 years’ experience in clinical and public health, in strategic planning, designing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of National health programmes. His areas of expertise include ART, ICTC, PPTCT, Pediatric ART, STI, HIV-TB, systems-strengthening, capacity-building, research and surveillance, with excellent people skills and ability to perform a broad range of functions in multiple areas of clinical and public health domains.

    Dr Ravi has held major positions both at national and state level and has worked extensively with national and state governments, donors, international NGOs among others, supporting targeted intervention programs. Dr Ravi holds a Master’s degree in Public Health with a fellowship in HIV Medicine. He completed a certification course in HIV from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Management and Development Program (MDP) on Leadership and Strategic Management at the Indian Institute of Health Management and Research (IIHMR). Dr Ravi has been associated with SHARE INDIA since 2018, contributing as a technical expert to the HIV-TB NISCHIT project in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Prabhu

    Dr Prabhu

    Sr. Technical Officer

    Dr Prabhu is a Medical graduate with experience in clinical and public health programs. He has been associated with SHARE INDIA since 2018 to monitor and provide clinical support to ART program and as closely coordinate activities of Center of Excellence, providing advanced Dr Prabhu oversees program implementation at Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Mahesh

    Dr Mahesh Mhetre

    Senior Technical Officer

    Dr Mahesh Mhetre holds a post graduate degree in Environment and Public Health from the University of Salford – Manchester (UK). Dr Mhetre has a decade experience in the public health sector particularly in Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, and TB project with technical expertise in M&E, capacity building through supportive supervision and implementation of the project activities in a time-bound manner.

  • Anuradha

    Dr Anuradha Monga

    Technical Expert

    Dr Anuradha Monga holds a graduate degree from Maulana Azad Medical College and a post graduate degree from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University. She was selected and has done her fellowship in Public Health Leadership and Implementation Academy for Non-communicable diseases, PH-LEADER, Emory University Atlanta in 2016. With an overall experience of 15 years, Dr Monga has worked as a clinician, academician and administrator. She has worked in the capacity of a Program Manager at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) for over 6 years. She led numerous training programs at the training division of PHFI. Prior to PHFI, she worked with the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW) and Ernst and Young (EY, LLP) Delhi. Dr Monga will be based out of Delhi.

  • Nalini

    Ms. Nalini Chava

    Lead – Strategic Information

    Ms. Nalini has over 13 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs and has worked with several well-established NGOs, leading Corporates and Government sectors. She was part of data analysis, National ART centers assessment across the country. Her role has been providing technical assistance to ART centers in data management and reporting, developing M & E tools & Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensure quality of data through data audits.

  • Ramesham

    Mr. G. Ramesham

    Lead – Strategic Information

    Mr. G. Ramesham has more than 13 years of experience in program monitoring and evaluation. He possesses excellent skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis. He has been a part of several Public Health programs at National, State and District levels and worked with agencies like HLFPPT, CARDTS, and APSACS. His role involves providing site level technical assistance in data management & ensure data quality.

  • Praveen

    Mr. R. Praveen Kumar

    Sr. Project Officer

    Mr. Praveen Kumar is a social worker with over 15 years of experience in public health programmes specializing in HIV/AIDS sector. He has held major positions in PEPFAR funded CDC projects at SHARE INDIA- APAIDSCON, NISCHIT and played an active role in mentoring and strengthening the capacities of ART centres in Andhra Pradesh. His areas of expertise include capacity building of health staff, institutional strengthening, training and technical assistance.

  • Ajith

    Mr. P. Ajith Rao

    Sr. Project Officer

    Mr. Ajith Rao has over 15 years of diversified experience working in the development sector which includes Government sector to grassroot NGOs to technical support agencies. He has held different positions as a Community Organizer to Project Coordinator in agencies like Plan India which helped to understand and gain practical knowledge of communities and their needs.

    At SHARE INDIA, he provides site level technical assistance to ART centers to improve access and quality of services to people.

  • KarreVenkataNaresh

    Dr Karre Venkata Naresh

    Senior Technical Officer

    Dr Karre Venkata Naresh is a Medical graduate from Rangaraya Medical College Kakinada and has a Diploma in HIV medicine from BJMC Medical College, Ahmedabad. Dr Naresh has two years’ of working experience in a private hospital as Duty doctor for treating emergency and ICU patients. He also has four years of experience as In-charge Medical Officer in ART centre, Kakinada. He will be based out of East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh.

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    Dr Dhanalaxmi Lolach Balaga

    Senior Technical Officer

    Dr Dhanalaxmi Lolach Balaga pursued her MBBS from MIMS, Vizianagaram and Masters in Community Medicine, MD from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam. She has worked in a private hospital for 4 years as a Chief medical officer and as Covid In-Charge. She will be based out of Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Dr Uma Kranth Kumar

    Technical Officer

    Dr Uma Kranth Kumar joined project NISCHIT Plus as a Technical Officer. He is a medical graduate with over 10 years of clinical experience and has extensively worked in medical emergency departments.

  • Dr Ajay Rajendran

    Technical Officer

    Dr Ajay Rajendran is a medical graduate with nearly a year and half clinical experience in corporate hospitals and has worked in the medical emergency department. He will be based out of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Ms. D Shanta

    Sr. Project Officer

    Ms. D Shanta comes with more than 18 years of multi-sector programme management and community development experience. Her interests lie in innovations and sustainable development programmes for the most marginalized communities. She has worked in various international organizations like CARE India, FHI360 and TATA Trusts, India’s largest philanthropic organization. She has the expertise in managing, implementing and monitoring large-scale public health and community development programmes i.e., NPCDCS, HIV/AIDS, RMNCH+A, Nutrition, Livelihood Interventions supported by EU, World Bank and USAID which were implemented for the most marginalized communities.

    Having worked in the field of HIV for nearly 10 years, she has technically guided the design and implementation of Community led Structural Interventions CLSI approach in HIV/AIDS programme among communities across the state of Andhra Pradesh. She is experienced in system strengthening of Integrated Child Development Program ICDS, addressing social equity issues for improving nutrition outcomes among the communities in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Mr. John Wesley

    Project Officer

    Mr. John Wesley holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work and English Literature from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Post-Graduation Diploma in Planning and Project Management from University of Hyderabad. He has a decade of experience in public health particularly HIV prevention, care, support, treatment among high risk groups, children and families infected & affected by HIV/AIDS along with three years of technical and monitoring support for TI’s and a year in OVC component with the children of key populations in PEPFAR cluster districts and six years of experience in Community Development and Ecological Conservation have given me opportunity to be part of programs like CHAHA, VIHAAN and Targeted Interventions (TI) respectively.

    He has also worked in LINKAGES Project for two years by fulfilling all the designated responsibilities in the PEPFAR cluster districts of Andhra Pradesh with the aim to accelerate the ability of Governments, key population (KP) organizations and private sector providers to plan, deliver and optimize services that reduce HIV transmission among KP resulting in – Increased availability of comprehensive prevention, care and treatment services, including reliable coverage across the continuum of care – Demand for comprehensive prevention, Care and treatment services among key populations enhanced and sustained – Strengthened systems for planning, monitoring, evaluating and assuring the quality of programs for key populations.

  • Mr. G. Nagendra Jagadish

    Project Officer

    Mr. G. Nagendra Jagadish holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology as a topper from Osmania University with Education and Communication and also holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Andhra University. With over 16 years of experience in the development sector, he has been associated with several non-profits and Government organizations at the District and State level. During his tenure he supported several training programmes, reported, monitored, supervised, worked on IEC materials, implemented the NACP and all HIV/AIDS related programmes and projects at the district level.

    His work was acknowledged and appreciated by APSACS who recognized him with the State Best Service Award, Govt. of AP for the year 2017 and he received the Best employee award from the District Collector three times. He has done commendable work in the field of elimination of Paediatric HIV transmission from 2012 in West Godavari District, were they had zero cases of a HIV positive babies for 18 months from 2012-18. His contributions include-Linkages of PLHA’s to Government schemes through DAPCU Led Single Window Helpdesk and he pioneered in EMTCT with NACO, APSACS and ICMR Representatives and conducted data check in Guntur District

  • Mr. Ramesh Babu

    Project Officer

    Mr. Ramesh Babu joined NISCHIT Plus as a Project Officer. He completed his Masters in Social Work and has nearly 17 years of experience in the Development sector in different roles. He has 2 years’ experience in the rural development sector and about 15 years’ experience in the HIV / AIDS sector. He worked as an ICTC Consultant and moved on to be the District ICTC Supervisor. In 2011, he was honored with the best employee award. He also worked as a Project Officer in the Technical Support Units based at East Godavari District providing technical support to NGO partners. His recent assignment was that of a State Coordinator in Andhra Pradesh in HIV / AIDS Alliance in the LINKAGES program.

  • Mr. Kedam Raja Kumar

    Project Officer

    Mr. Kedam Raja Kumar, joined Project NISCHIT Plus as a Project Officer. He has over 12 years of experience in the social development sector. After the completion of MBA in HR, he was associated with various reputed organizations such as YRG Care, HLFPPT, ChildFund India, SAATHII, and WORD Organization. He has experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS, Care and support, TB and Corporate Social Responsibility. Mr. Kumar has worked for over 6 years, focused on HIV/AIDS prevention. His major strengths are capacity building, public private liaising, IEC development and team management.

  • Mr. Shaik Amina Saheb

    Project Officer

    Mr. Shaik Amina Saheb has a post graduate degree in Social Work. He has nearly 16 years of experience working in the Public Health sector and Research Field. He has worked in various sectors which include grass root level organizations to State level organizations including APSACS. He also has experience in conducting large-scale social marketing surveys and has extensive working experience in the field of HIV / AIDS.

  • Mr. K. Sudhakar

    Project Officer

    Mr. K. Sudhakar has a post graduate degree in Rural Development. He has 16 years of experience of working in the development sector and has worked with various organizations including APSACS. He will be based out of Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Mr. G. V. Durga Appa Rao

    Project Officer

    Mr. G. V. Durga Appa Rao holds a post graduate degree in human resource management (MHRM) from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur. He has over 15 years of experience working in various capacities in the development sector and has extensively worked in HIV prevention activities, HIV care & support activities, disaster preparedness activities, community development and capacity building. He will be based out of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Ms. Y. Manjula

    Project Officer

    Ms. Y. Manjula has completed her MBA from JNTU with nearly 11 years of experience in healthcare sector in several positions. She will be contributing her services towards the project as a Project Officer.

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    Ms. Usha Pani

    Project Officer

    Ms. Usha Pani holds a post graduate degree in Social Work from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. She has over 10 years of experience working in Non-Government organizations in the field of HIV/AIDS in various capacities. She will be based out of Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.

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    Ms. Soni Lal

    Project Officer

    Ms. Soni Lal holds a post graduate degree in Social Work from the Andhra University and has over 5 years of experience in the field of HIV/AIDS, adolescent health, and nutrition and women empowerment programs. She will be based out of Vizianagaram.

  • Ms_Preeti_Malaiya

    Ms. Preeti Malaiya

    Project Officer (PO), AE Monitoring and Supportive Supervision of ART centres

    Mrs. Preeti Malaiya holds a post-graduate degree in Arts and bachelor’s degree in Education. She joined as a Project Officer (PO), AE Monitoring and Supportive Supervision of ART centres and will be based out of Bhopal.

  • Mr. C. Nagarjuna

    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

    Mr. C. Nagarjuna holds a Masters in Social Work degree from Acharya Nagarjuna University and a Masters degree in Commerce from the Sri Krishna Devaraya University. He has over 10 years of experience in the development sector predominantly in HIV prevention, care, support and treatment among high-risk groups, partners and families infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. He has also worked at the State level as an M & E Officer at TSU-HLFPPT Andhra Pradesh by rendering technical support to TI/LWSs.

  • Ms. Prathyusha Jadapolu

    Communication Specialist

    Ms.Prathyusha has about a decade of technical expertise in documentation and research, conceptualizing and development of communication strategies and content creation. She also had significant supervisory management experience working with communities and organizations on issues pertaining to public health and social and behavioral change communication.

    As a Communication Specialist at SHARE INDIA, Prathyusha supports in reporting and documentation of project activities, developing knowledge management products like case stories and taking up other communications activities.

  • K_Andalu

    Ms. K. Andalu

    M & E Assistant

    Ms. Andalu has over 7 years of experience in the Public Health sector and was part of several research projects as research assistant. Her areas of expertise include data collection (qualitative) and data management. At SHARE INDIA she assists M & E team in data management.

  • Ms. M. Sudharani

    Nutritionist & State AIDS Clinical Expert Panel (SACEP) Coordinator

    Ms. Sudharani is a Nutritionist with over a decade of experience and has worked in several public health and nutrition programs. At SHARE INDIA, Sudharani assess nutritional status and counsels’ patients living with HIV on nutritional requirements accordingly. As a SACEP coordinator she supports Centre of Excellence in scheduling referrals and organise SACEP meetings and maintain relevant records.

  • Mr. C. Abhishek

    Data Coordinator

    Mr. C. Abhishek holds a Bachelors in Commerce from the Sri Krishna Devaraya University and Diploma in Elementary Education. He has over 2 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and accounting, working at the Rural Integrated Development Society (RIDS) for the TI project. He was also associated with YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG Care) for OVC project as M&E and accounts officer for 5 months which was supported by USAID at Anantapuram.


  • Christopher

    Dr Christopher Joseph Nathan


    Dr Christopher Joseph Nathan, M.B.B.S MSc CID (LSHTM Lond) has over three decades of experience in several public health programmes, spanning National and community levels.

    His areas of expertise include HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment projects, Tuberculosis, as well as health system strengthening. He served in various capacities from the grass-roots to implementation of multi-state programmes and influencing policy at the National level. As a consultant, his role has been to provide technical support, training and orientation towards the Care Support Treatment (CST) programmes.

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    Dr Satish Kaipilyawar

    Associate Project Director

    Dr Satish Kaipilyawar holds an MBBS; MHA (TISS), Fellowship from University of London (Health Promotion and Project Management) and is currently the Associate Project Director for the project at SHARE INDIA.

    Dr Satish Kaipilyawar has an impressive three decades of experience in the public health and development sector. He is a Medical graduate from Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, Post Graduate in Health administration from TISS Mumbai and has a fellowship from University of London, UK in Project Management and Health Promotion, has undergone various national and international trainings from WHO center of Excellence in Sondalo, Italy.

    He has served on prestigious bilateral, funding and implementing international agencies like the AGA Khan foundation, DFID, USAID, PATH, BMGF and CDC supported projects. He served in diverse capacities from the grass roots implementation, leading large multi-state projects to influencing policy at National and International level. His projects and pilots have influenced National decisions like introduction of new vaccines (HepB, JE vaccine, second dose measles, HPV, ID Rabies) quality improvement of downstream vaccine implementation (micro-planning, supportive supervision, cold chain, injection safety and infection control and management) new technology introduction (VVM’s, auto-disable syringes, Cold chain, hub cutters, intradermal injection devices, jet injectors and syringe melters). He has influenced and drafted the IMA National policy on injection safety, has publications on vaccine downstream work. He was invited to present at international conferences like TECHNET, SIGN, TBUNION, Global pharmacy conferences in various countries and WHO Geneva. He was awarded IMA Diamond Jubilee national IDPL award in 2004, Honorable mention award on Injection safety from ISIPS Jordan in 2005, received 2 Global awards on “Advancing Global health” by PATH’s President on Children’s vaccine program and the HPV project.

    Dr Satish has served as Chief of Party for a large USAID supported National TB project on Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization, TB Laboratory Strengthening, Pharmacy PPM project, Airborne infection control, Drug Resistant TB, TB Human Resources for health to mention a few. He has worked closely with National and State health departments and managed 5 project cycles, formed and nurtured consortia managed national and international partnerships and have leveraged technical assistance from Global and National teams for program implementation and advocacy. He has also facilitated various USAID delegations to the project sites (a group of Conservatives and Democrats from the USA – Delhi US Embassy) and organized field visits for the US Ambassador to project sites. He is currently managing the CDC supported projects on AIC, end MDR TB project, Latent TB infection management and supporting the RNTCP to improve data quality and analytics for improving program management.

  • Sampada

    Dr Sampada Bhide

    Sr. Project Manager

    Dr Sampada Bhide is a Public Health professional with over 7 years of strong public health and TB research background. With a Master Degree in Community Medicine/Public Health from the prestigious Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai and a Diploma in Human Resource Management, she has contributed extensively to the National TB programme in the Public Health Department of Mumbai as an Assistant Medical officer. Dr Bhide is the Senior Project Manager for SHARE INDIA on CDC supported Global Health Security agenda (GHSA) projects on Airborne Infection Control, End MDRTB slum project and data use workshops for TB programme staff in Mumbai.

  • Pratibha

    Dr Pratibha Pawar

    Sr. Project Manager, Knowledge Management, M & E

    Dr Pratibha, comes with more than ten years of experience in the development sector. In her decade-long tenure, she has worked on the key thematic areas such as communicable and non-communicable diseases, RMNCHA+, Mental Health and Social issues like Child Sexual Abuse. Her expertise includes project management, research, M&E, white paper publications, developing innovative & scalable interventions, liaison, stakeholder management and advocacy. Dr Pratibha has worked with several nationaland international NGOs/philanthropies, Universities,national and international funding agencies and Government agencies. She will contribute in the capacity of Manager, Knowledge Management, M & E for Project STAR and will be based out of our Mumbai office.

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    Dr Ranjeet Prasad

    Project Manager

    Dr Ranjeet Prasad is a Public Health Specialist and holds a PhD. Post Graduate degree in Public Health after BDS from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. With a vast experience of over 14 years in Public Health, Clinical and Medical Research, he has served as a National Consultant and Technical Officer for National Health Programmes (IDSP and NTEP) under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GoI). Dr Ranjeet Prasad is based out of New Delhi as a Project Manager.

  • Nikunj

    Dr Nikunj Fofani

    Technical Officer

    Dr Nikunj is a Medical doctor holding a post-graduation degree in Community Medicine from Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. He has seven years of work experience in the development sector. As a Technical Officer for the STAR Project, he works closely with various stakeholders. Dr Nikunj is currently playing an active role in the End MDR-TB in Dharavi project.

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    Mr. Amit Dambhare

    Project Manager

    Mr. Amit Dambhare holds a Post Graduate degree in Statistics from Nagpur University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Bio-statistics and Data Management (PGDBDM) from Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Hyderabad. He has around 12 years of professional work experience in the field of project management, data management and monitoring and evaluation of the project activities. Mr. Dambhare has worked with Government institutions like Public Health Department-Nandurbar District, Govt. of Maharashtra, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW, New Delhi) and was associated with internationalorganizations namely Somriures de Bombai Charitable Trust aka Mumbai Smiles Foundation, Magic Bus India Foundation and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). He has worked on various developmental projects in the field of public health, education,livelihoods, skills building, plastic waste management and awareness building. He is a team player and truly believes in collaborative work. He will be based out of Nagpur with Project HAaLT.

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    Dr Takshashila Taksande

    Project Coordinator

    Dr Takshashila has completed her Masters in Homeopathic Medicine. She has also received a Diploma in Naturopathy and Yoga Shastra and a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research from Nagpur University. She has over five years of clinical and non-clinical work experience. Dr Takshashila now coordinates the activities of ‘HAaLT TB in Nagpur’ project at the Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur.

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    Dr Ganesh Chandra Mallick

    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

    Dr Ganesh Chandra Mallick holds a Ph.D. degree in Anthropology. He comes with over a decade-long experience in the development sector. His expertise is in the areas of reproductive health, migrants’ health, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB). In the past, Dr Ganesh worked with MAMTA Health Institute as Regional Manager in three Global Fund projects-Axshya, JEET and Unite to ACT on TB care & control and Triggerise funded TIKO project on promotion of SRH health using digital platforms. He was associated with the International Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) as a team lead (Research Associate) in ICMR funded National Task Force Project on Migrants’ Health in Kolkata. His area of expertise includes research, project management and monitoring & evaluation. He has published a book and eight papers concerning these subjects. He is based out in Delhi at Central TB Division (CTD) and works with SHARE INDIA as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E) in NISCHIT Plus TB Project.

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    Dr Maherukh Nasim

    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

    Dr Maherukh Nasim is an ardent healthcare professional who comes with public health and dental science background coupled with five years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, management of various healthcare programs, SOP creation, clinical trial for health-tech products and epidemiology. She is experienced in working with cross-cultural groups with a sharp spotlight on global healthcare. Dr Nasim will be working as a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer and will be based out of Mumbai.

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    Ms. Jaya Nair

    Project Coordinator

    Ms. Jaya Nair has over 10 years of experience in the social development sector. She has worked with several TB and HIV projects executed in Mumbai. She has championed for the rights of People Living with HIV and other Marginalized groups, been part of various technical committees for Equal Access to treatment and the HIV/AIDS Bill and the fight against section 377. She was awarded as a youth ambassador in the year 2006 for her work in HIV, by the then Union Minister for Sports Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyer. Ms. Nair has received an Honours in English Literature from Elphinstone College, Mumbai. She coordinates the activities of ‘End MDR TB in Dharavi’ Project for SHARE INDIA. She is also involved in facilitating workshops for data use workshops for TB RNTCP programme staff in Mumbai.

  • Smita

    Ms. Smita Waghmare

    Project Coordinator

    After completing her MSW from Pune University, Ms. Smita Waghmare has extensively engaged in the field of child rights, HIV AIDS and TB for over 13 years. She started her career in Child rights and worked extensively with Child Domestic Workers. She was later awarded the best practices of the PPTCT model in Maharashtra by NACO. She coordinates the activities of ‘End MDR TB Dharavi’ Project for SHARE INDIA. She is also involved in facilitating workshops for data use workshops for TB RNTCP program staff in Mumbai.

  • Swecha

    Ms. Swecha Chamarty​

    Data Manager

    Ms. Swecha Chamarty, has joined the STAR project in Nagpur. She is a graduate in B Pharmacy with Masters in Public Health. She has joined the project as a Data Manager for HAaLT project at Nagpur.Prior to SHARE INDIA she was working in Maternal and Child Health and comes with an experience in tool designing, M&E activities, budgeting, data management, documentation, reports, and publications. She has worked in the states of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu due to her various assignments.Having a public health research background, she has to her credit a few publications in international and national journals.

  • Anchal Purbey

    Ms. Anchal Purbey

    Knowledge Management & Analytics Officer

    Ms. Anchal Purbey holds a postgraduate degree in "Technology and Development" from the CTARA, IIT Bombay under the DAAD scholarship and was also a recipient of UNICEF fellowship. She has worked at the Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security (CFNS) as a Strategic Engagement and Communication Manager. She has grassroot experience in the area of malnutrition through field visits in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha.  Her previous projects have included alternatives in food supplements for malnourished children, supply chain and value addition of non-forest tribal produce.  She has been associated with food fortification resource centre, FSSAI during her internship.  She has represented her papers/posters at International Health Congress Oxford, UK, Heidelberg Institute of Public Health, Germany and 2nd International NIN Centenary Conference, Hyderabad. She is sound in data analytics and visualization. Ms. Purbey is based in Kolkata overseeing the Northeast region.

  • Ms_Aditi_Upadhyay

    Ms. Aditi Upadhyay


    Ms. Aditi Upadhyay is an Architect & Planner from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Ms. Upadhyay is a partitioning Architect for the past five years and a sincere researcher for the need for gender-neutral cities. She has worked with projects of Taj hotels and Smart City – Gwalior. She has academically presented and published three papers at various conferences and is an active learner. She has pursued several workshops and seminars regarding energy-efficient and Livable, Inclusive and Healthy Housing with organizations like Center for Science & Environment, IHC.

  • Suvarna

    Ms. Suvarna Potdar​

    Project Coordinator

    Ms. Suvarna Potdar holds a post-graduate degree in Management Studies with specialization in Human Resources from the Mumbai University. Prior to joining SHARE INDIA, Suvarna has worked in the corporate sector with nearly 13 years of HR experience. She has specifically worked in the areas of Recruitment, Administration, Employee engagement, Training and development, Employee grievance management.


  • Dr_T_Neerada

    Dr T. Neerada

    Consultant – Project ARPA

    Dr T. Neerada, MBBS DGO who has joined NISCHIT Plus TB project and will be working in Andhra Pradesh. Dr Neerada has over three decades of experience in handling public health programs in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh (AP) consisting of now Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states. She is a Medical doctor specializing in Genecology from Guntur Medical College. She is a post graduate in management from National institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.

    She started her career as a Medical Officer at Ongole, Prakasam district and has worked in various capacities as Maternal and Child Health Officer, Family Welfare, Immunization, School Health, State Child Health and Immunization Officer, State Surveillance Officer, State TB Officer, Chief Planning Officer, Additional Director of Health for Maternal and Family Welfare and then became the Project Director, APSACS and led the organization to greater heights. She has now joined SHARE INDIA as Consultant to support ARPA project that is driven by the State TB Officer in collaboration with APSACS. She will work on TB-IPC and supporting the ARPA team at Andhra Pradesh. She will be working from Ongole, AP and will support the various TB HIV and TB centers in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

  • Dr_Prashant_M

    Dr Prashant Kumar Mishra

    Consultant – Data Analyst

    Dr Prashant Kumar Mishra holds an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. He has more than five-years of post Ph.D. research experience in public health, related to tuberculosis management and implementation in particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Central India. Prior to SHARE INDIA, Dr Mishra worked as Scientist-B at ICMR- National Institute of Research in Tribal Health (NIRTH), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. He has published several research articles in peer-reviewed journals such as PLOS One, BMJ Open, Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Indian Journal of Public Health and Indian Journal of Community Medicine etc. Dr Mishra delivered several oral/poster presentations in various scientific meetings and is always ready to help his colleagues, project staff and field workers. Further to his skills, he has extensive work experience in DRTB patient’s management, ADR Management among DRTB patients, Reasons LTFU among DSTB and DRTB, TST and other EPTB and paediatric TB algorithms and article writings.

  • Pardeep Kumar

    Mr. Pardeep Kumar Sangwan

    Consultant – Data Analyst

    Mr. Pardeep Kumar Sangwan holds a M. Phil in Statistics and has twelve years of experience in public health research, monitoring & evaluation, program management, data analysis and leading multi-disciplinary teams. He has worked with FIND, World Health Partners, FHI 360, PHFI and PFI. He is specialized in Data Analysis (STATA, SPSS, SAS), program planning and implementation, capacity building. He will be based at Central TB Division as a Data Analyst in New Delhi.

  • Mr. Arunanand Murmu

    Mr. Arunanand Murmu

    Consultant – Data Analyst

    Mr. Arunanand Murmu holds a Post Graduate degree in Population Studies, 2008 and Statistics with Computer Application, along with a two-year Post Graduation Diploma in Business Administration. Prior to SHARE INDIA, he was working on the post as a State Monitoring and Evaluation Manager with MAMTA-HIMC. Mr. Murmu's interest lies in Monitoring and Evaluation, Data Analysis and Visualization, Training Management and Development, Team building / Leadership, Quality, Improvement Implementation and Supervision, Strategic plan, Monthly/Quarterly Review, Program Initiation Implementation, Performance Management, Project Advocacy, Research and Reporting Generation, Business Development. He will be based out of Kolkata, West Bengal and will be over-seeing the project activities in three states of the East Zone.

  • Mr. Shasikanth Prathipati

    Mr. Shasikanth Prathipati

    Consultant – Data Analyst

    Mr. Shasikanth Prathipati holds a Master Degree in Public Health from University of Hyderabad. He has worked as a State Public Health Consultant in the Department of Health & Family Welfare,Government of Andhra Pradesh and has five years of experience in the National TB Elimination Program as STS, DPC, APO & State Epidemiologist for NTEP, Andhra Pradesh. He will be based at Central TB Division (CTD), New Delhi as a Consultant – Data Analyst.

  • Mr_DileepKumar

    Mr. K. Dileep Kumar

    Consultant – Data Analyst

    Mr. K. Dileep Kumar holds a Post Graduate Degree in Social Work(MSW) and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with specialization in Computers Science from Acharya Nagarjuna University. He has 14 years of experience essaying different roles like data entry operator, M&E assistant, Project Associate data analysis and M&E officer. His working experience in different fields like HIV, TB, hypertension and diabetes has given him the expertise to handle different types and volumes of data sets that helped develop project specific monitoring tools. He has been associated with several organizations like HLFPPT, LEPRA society, Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) through his previous work experience. His core strengths are Data management, Project Monitoring, Data analysis and Periodical Evaluation. He will be based out of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Avijit Sutradhar

    Mr. Avijit Sutradhar

    Consultant – Data Analyst

    Mr. Avijit Sutradhar holds a 5-year Integrated MSc in Statistics from University of Kalyani and MA in Population Studies from International Institute of Population Science, Mumbai and holds more than 5 years of experience in areas of Research, Analytics, Monitoring and Evaluation and Public Health. He also worked across organisations such as Kantar IMRB, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), etc. He enjoys collecting different types of coins and enjoys mathematical problem solving. He will be based out of Shimla.

  • Mr_Mayur_Khandelwal

    Mr. Mayur Khandelwal​


    Mr. Mayur Khandelwal holds a post-graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA). He also holds a diploma in Computers from NIIT. Prior to SHARE INDIA, he worked with Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in project JEET, ATCS and in GENPACT as a Consultant & Process Developer. During his tenure, he worked with BFSI and Healthcare industry (Merck/MSD) clients in the US and EU on different strategic and analytical initiatives in the domain of data research, business planning, and process alignment.Mr. Khandelwal has rich experience of working for Infectious diseases (TB and Hepatitis), Men-Women and Children's health (HPV and Pediatric vaccines) and Non-Communicable diseases (Cancer) programs. Outside of work, he volunteers actively in social work, enjoys watching documentaries and walking whenever he finds the time for it. He will be based out of Jaipur.

  • Anita Singh

    Dr Anita Singh ​

    Associate Project Director

    Dr Anita Singh is a Pathologist with over 25 years of professional experience spanning diagnostic pathology practice, Medical Affairs in Life Sciences Industry and Advocacy. Dr Singh has contributed to several skill development initiatives. In her last assignment, she was the Senior Director at Healthcare Sector Skill Council (HSSC) – a Not-for-Profit, non-statutory certifying organization, under the ambit of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The Council has been promoted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) and healthcare industry leaders representing both public and private sectors. She has worked in the Medical Device Industry and was the Associate Director, Medical Affairs for Central and South Asia at BD Life Sciences – Pre-analytical Systems. It entailed developing Medical Affairs strategies for the region and ensuring effective implementation of the plans.

    Prior to her corporate experience, she was a practicing Pathologist and was the Consultant Pathologist and Quality Control In-charge at a NABL accredited laboratory in Delhi. She has also volunteered for Labs for Life program in India and was a BD fellow for PEFAR Cambodia project for initial assessments and Phlebotomy Master Training Program. She is also a trained Internal Auditor for ISO 15189.

  • Jayesh Dale

    Dr Jayesh Dale

    Technical Lead, Molecular Diagnostic

    Dr Jayesh Dale is a Clinical Microbiologist with over 16 years of experience of working in the field of HIV and AIDS. He has completed his Post Graduate Degree in Medical Microbiology from Pune University. Through the project he is involved in various activities for implementation of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in HIV reference Laboratories and is involved in setting up of new viral load laboratories in the Public Sector across India.

  • Edwin Sam Asirvatham

    Dr Edwin Sam Asirvatham

    Technical Lead, Strategic & Knowledge Management

    Dr Edwin Sam Asirvatham is a public health professional, specializing in health systems, policy, and management. He has over 20 years of experience in public health program management, health system strengthening, HIV/AIDS, monitoring, evaluation and research. He has extensive experience working with NGOs, UN organizations, academic institutions, CDC & USAID-funded projects. Dr Edwin has conducted several large-scale health research studies and published a number of scientific and technical papers. He holds a PhD in Health Systems & Policy and is a Post-Graduate in Health Management. With his vast experience, he will be in the Project LaQSH team as Technical Lead – Strategic & Knowledge Management. ​

  • Mahalingam Periasamy

    Dr Mahalingam Periasamy

    Technical Lead

    Dr Mahalingam Periasamy is a medical doctor with a post graduate specialization in Sexually Transmitted Infections & Cosmetology. He has over eighteen years of experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating programmes for STD/HIV prevention among Most at Risk Population (MARPs) and care & support for People living with HIV (PLHIV). He has diversified his work at the state, national & international level for scaling-up HIV prevention, blood safety, laboratory quality assurance, care, support and treatment programmes.

    Dr Periasamy has been instrumental in providing technical support to organizations like Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society (TANSACS), Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project (TNHSP) – NCD programme, National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) – STI, Blood safety & Lab services divisions, India, National STD AIDS Control Program (NSACP) – STI/ HIV Lab services division, Sri Lanka and Malaysian AIDS Council- CST division, Malaysia. Liaising with the Government sector in STI & HIV programmes and health systems strengthening (Bio medical waste management, hospital infection control) have been his core strength.

  • Mahesh Kumar Suryadevara

    Mr. Mahesh Kumar Suryadevara

    Technical Lead, Strategic Information.

    Mr. Mahesh Kumar Suryadevara is a Lead, Strategic Information who holds a Masters in Computer Application (MCA) degree with over 16 years of experience in Health and HIV/AIDS Programme Related Data Management and Analysis.

    He has extensive experience in grass-root level community development programmes, monitoring and evaluation of social sector projects; capacity building; module development; stakeholders consultation; need assessment and analysis; project formulation, programme supervision for effective implementation; programme evaluation through participatory approach; organizational development; quantitative analysis, impact assessment, M & E framework, liaison with various Government departments. He currently manages the Viral Load (VL) testing and National External Quality Assurance data in the country by providing technical assistance to the National AIDS Control Organization, State AIDS Control Societies and the VL laboratories.

  • S. Lokabiram

    Mr. S. Lokabiram

    Technical Lead – Technology and Innovations

    Mr. S. Lokabiram comes with two decades of experience in HIV/AIDS in various capacities namely project management, monitoring & evaluation, research and implementing technological solutions. He was earlier with the Labs for Life project implemented by Christian Medical Association of India which was supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, managing technology and innovations. He will be based out of our Delhi office.

  • CH. S. Naidu

    Mr. CH. S. Naidu

    CQI Specialist

    Mr. CH. S. Naidu holds an MBA in Health Care Services, M. Phil in Total Quality Management of Hospital and Medical Services and Project Management certification and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Champion. He has 28 years of field experience in various communities based public health development projects. Provided technical assistance to train and build the capacities of staff of ICTCs and SRLs to implement the Quality Management Systems under NACP Program to secure the certificate of excellence from NACO and to secure the NABL accreditation to the SRLs. He was instrumental in the refurbishments of the Viral Load Laboratories in the Public health sector.

  • Nangjong

    Dr Nangjong Tangha

    Technical Manager

    Dr Nangjong Tangha completed his Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Bachelor’s of Surgery (MBBS) degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology (PGDEPI) with over 8 years of public health experience in the field of epidemiology, Tuberculosis and HIV/ AIDS. He has immensely contributed in development of Laboratory Quality Management System (QMS) checklist for Viral Load Laboratory, Regional STI Training, Research and Reference Laboratory (RSTRRL), Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre (ICTC) and CD4 laboratory. His contribution towards the “National Guidelines for HIV-1 Viral Load laboratory Testing” and “Standard Operating Procedure for HIV-1 Quant Assay with CBNAAT” were very significant for the development and rollout under NACP.

  • Meher Vani

    Dr Meher Vani Chaduvula

    Technical Manager

    Dr Meher Vani has 18 years of experience in Mycobacterial clinical research with a niche area in Immunology, Molecular biology, biomarker development in leprosy Neuropathies. She developed and piloted the demonstration model for the transportation of viral load specimen in the State of Telangana. She is passionate about translational research and biomarker development for neuropathies in both infectious and non-communicable diseases. Her focus of work in the public sector Viral load labs involves strengthening and capacity building the staff in technical aspects of viral load testing in AP, TS along with the other states in South.

  • Pankaj

    Mr. Pankaj Ghatbandhe

    Technical Manager

    Mr. Pankaj Ghatbandhe is an experienced professional with a background of Laboratory Quality Management, audits, regulatory requirements and clinical research. He has completed his Postgraduate in Life-Science and has more than 16 years of experience in clinical and laboratory research. He holds a Diploma of a ‘Certified Clinical Research Investigator’ and is a qualified laboratory QC investigator that was organized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Nawaj

    Dr Nawaj Shaikh

    Technical Manager

    Dr Nawaj Shaikh has joined SHARE INDIA and will be working as a Regional Coordinator from Thane. He has experience working with HIV and STI laboratory work and QC program since the last 12 years. Dr Shaikh has completed his Ph.D. in HIV from NARI, Pune. He has been associated with the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) as a Resource person for GLP training all over India, CD4 laboratory, IQC, EQAS program and worked for NARI NABL accreditation. He was instrumental in creating the logo for Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India for it’s new National Education Policy which will come into force next month. He has been acknowledged and felicitated for this by the HRD Minister, Government of India.

  • Sasidhar

    Mr. E. Sasidhar Reddy

    Technical Manager

    Mr. E. Sasidhar Reddy holds a Masters in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics and is awaiting to get his Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry in July 2021. Prior to SHARE INDIA he was working as a Virology Laboratory In-charge with NRIMS. Mr. Reddy’s interest lies in molecular biology protein-DNA interactions, transcription factors, genetic engineering cloning, gene expression and bioinformatics research, comparative genomics, gene networks and protein classification. He will be based out of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Kirti

    Dr Kirti Rajpurkar

    Technical In-Charge

    Dr Kirti Rajpurkar has 9 years of experience in the Public health domain. She has held the positions of Technical Officer and Deputy Quality Manager at the Microbiology Department with the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society and the State Reference Laboratory – J.J. Hospital, Mumbai. Dr Rajpurkar is a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the prestigious T.N. Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai. She is also a certified Internal Auditor as per ISO 15189: 2012 and has vast experience and knowledge of NABL accreditation. She has also essayed the role of Project Manager to Airborne Infection Control (AIC) and played an active role in the implementation of AIC activities in Mumbai and mentoring the AIC team.

  • Faheem

    Mr. Md. Faheem

    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

    Mr. Md. Faheem a Post Graduate in Social Work with more than 9 years’ experience, working with HIV/AIDS programme of NACO. He has skills in Monitoring and Evaluation, Data Analysis, Interpretation and reconciliation of data obtained from a variety of sources using Excel and SPSS. His role involves giving technical support for the demonstration model for specimen transport and referral system and validation of collection of an undiluted plasma specimen in a closed evacuated system for HIV-1 Viral Load.

  • Ajith

    Mr. Ajith Kumar

    Project Officer

    Mr. Ajith Kumar is an IT Professional with over 15 years’ of experience in a multi sector environment and has worked with numerous National and International public health organizations in India and abroad. During his tenure he played multiple roles in Information Technology that includes several web-based MIS applications, website development, GIS mapping, data administration and analysis, graphic designing for print & electronic media and publications. He has excellent skills in developing branding, marketing and training materials and he has been instrumental in developing many National Guidelines for the Health Ministry.applications, website development, GIS mapping, data administration and analysis, graphic designing for print & electronic media and publications. He has excellent skills in developing branding, marketing and training materials and he has been instrumental in developing many National Guidelines for the Health Ministry.

  • Arnabjyoti

    Mr. Arnabjyoti Bhagawati

    Project Officer

    Arnabjyoti Bhagawati is a Quality Management Professional with knowledge of International Standards (ISO 15189), NABH (entry level) and Biopharmaceutical experience. He holds a Master’s degree in Microbiology and is a Post Graduate Diploma holder in Public Health and Hospital Management. He has over 11 years of working experience in Bio-pharma and HIV related work profile in Laboratory strengthening. He is a Certified Internal Auditor as per ISO 15189:2012 and has conducted various NABL and WHO audits besides third-party audits.

  • Sameer

    Mr. Sameer Deepak Shinde

    Project Officer

    Mr. Sameer Deepak Shinde a public health professional with more than 10 years of experience in Biotechnological Research & Public Health Sector. He has pursued his Master’s Degree in Biotechnology from Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University and also holds an Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. He has been a “Regional Coordinator” for Maharashtra, Gujarat & Rajasthan has been associated with the development of Assessment Checklist for Monitoring of HIV Testing Laboratories (ICTC, CD4 and Viral Load Testing) in order to implementation of Quality Management System in line of ISO 15189:2012, NABL 112 along with the development of training curriculum, trainers manual for induction and continuous training of personnel working at HIV Testing Laboratories.

  • Chin

    Mr. Chin Khansiam Samte

    Project Officer

    Mr. Chin Khansiam Samte holds a Master of Arts in Social Work from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the development sector in the field of HIV/AIDS, Control and Prevention program covering high risk populations, bridge populations and vulnerable children with International non-government organizations and the National AIDS Control Organisation, MoHFW, GoI. He has been a regular contributor in developing policies, programmes, National Guidelines and HIV/AIDS Bill (now termed as HIV/AIDS Act). He has been awarded “Going Extra Mile-GEM” award in the previous organization.

  • Puleno

    Dr Puleno Kennao

    Project Officer

    Dr Puleno Kennao holds a PhD and post graduate degree in Forensic Science. She has to her credit nearly four years of experience in research and has about 8 papers published to her credit in both National and International journals. Dr Kennao will be based out of Kohima, Nagaland.

  • Chhavi

    Ms. Chhavi Garg

    Project Officer

    Ms. Chhavi Garg holds an MBA post graduate degree and is a Healthcare Professional with over 4 years’ experience in the public health space working in Laboratory Quality improvement projects at the National level. She is a trained Internal auditor ISO 15189, Lean Six Sigma and NABH Internal Auditor. She has the capacity to handle complex administrative and technical functions which involves coordination with multiple-stakeholders from National and International agencies while working in the National Level Health projects.

  • Syed

    Mr. Syed Rizwan Hasan Razvi

    Project Officer

    Mr. Syed Rizwan Hasan Razvi holds Bachelors in Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Chemistry and Masters in Genetics from Osmania University. Mr. Razvi worked as a Junior Scientist at RR Animal Health Care Ltd, where he was responsible for establishing SPILD (the human health care division). He is an experienced Biological Specialist for Production and Quality Control at Tawasef Biotech. During the course of his education, he has published four research papers in internationally renowned journals. He will be based out of Hyderabad.

  • Raparthi

    Mr. Raparthi Ramesh

    Project Officer

    Mr. Raparthi Ramesh holds a post-graduate degree in Masters of Social Work from Osmania University. He has over 18 years of working in various organizations and has been involved in development organizations, project management, community development, liasioning with the management. He will be based out of Hyderabad.

  • Charishma

    Ms. Charishma Jones Sarman

    Project Officer – Knowledge Management

    Ms. Charishma Jones Sarman graduated with Mathematics as her core subject from the Delhi University and pursued her Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Christ University Bangalore.

    During her Masters, she has worked and interned with various projects and organisations like Operation Smile, GMR Varalakshmi Foundation (CSR initiative), Headstreams, UN Volunteer – the Education Watch, SOCHARA to name a few. After completing her masters, she worked in the domain of health, by starting her career at the Leprosy Patient’s Children Education Fund Project and moved to Christian Medical Association of India in Delhi and Public Affairs Centre – a think tank in Bengaluru where she essayed the role of a Programme Officer in a health project, whose focus was towards the Health Personnel Deployment Optimisation for the Government of Karnataka. Her core interests lie in health systems management, maternal & child health care and communicable diseases.

  • Archana

    Ms. Archana Nune

    Documentation Officer

    Ms. Archana Nune is a Social Development professional with 12 years’ of experience in the Development, Health & Corporate sector with a Master’s degree in Social Work. Her strength lies is programme management, proposal writing, documentation, monitoring, counseling, empanelling non-profits partners and CSR partnerships and capacity building of non-profit implementing partners. She has contributed towards several success stories and case studies. Her contribution involves using her communication and documentation skills to report the project activities.

  • Gayathri

    Ms. Gayathri Karavadi

    Project Associate

    Ms. Gayathri Karavadi has joined LaQSH Plus in the capacity of Project Associate. She has completed her Masters in Public Administration. Prior to joining SHARE INDIA, she has worked with M/S. Coastal Oil & Gas, Karvy Consultants Ltd, Deccan Enterprises and Medwin Hospitals in various capacities.

  • Anjli

    Ms. Anjli Singal

    Project Associate

    Ms. Anjli Singal holds an MBA in Health care from Chitkara University and graduated in B.Sc. MLT. She has worked in several corporate hospitals. She will be based in Delhi working as a Project Associate.


  • Pravakar

    Dr Pravakar Adhikaree

    Technical Consultant

    Dr Pravakar Adhikaree, MBBS, MD (Microbiology) has a professional career for three and half decades with experience in Capacity Building (Laboratory Infrastructure including BSL-3), Training (Biosafety, Infection Control, Laboratory Management & Quality Management Systems & EQAS), support NABL Accreditation and Inter-sectorial Coordination. His role since July 2015 has been in providing Technical Assistance in implementing QMS in HIV Laboratories under NACP & Technical assistance in making the Viral Load Laboratories functional.

  • Prabhakar

    Mr. Ch. Prabhakar


    Mr. Ch. Prabhakar has worked as Deputy Director, Andhra Pradesh State AIDS Control Society and Regional Director, Government of India Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. He has over four decades of intensive experience in social development programs in both Central and State Governments engaging with the community in development work on issues related to education, youth work, literacy, sustainable development, public health, HIV/AIDS, HIV-TB co-infection, communicable diseases and grass roots experience in training, project formulation, program implementation and community mobilization. His strengths include developing concept papers, policy documents, scoping for social innovations, human capacity building and institutional strengthening working with inter-sector collaborations, building public private partnerships between Government and private sector, and civil society. He is an expert in design and implementation of nationwide education and awareness campaigns on health, education and communicable diseases.

  • Sunny Peter

    Mr. CH. Sunny Peter Paul

    APSACS – Consultant

    Mr. CH. Sunny Peter Paul holds a post graduate degree in MSc Biotechnology from Nagarjuna University. He worked as In-charge Assistant Director for Lab service division at APSACS, Vijayawada for more than 15 years. He drove the quality management systems in ICTCs, directed the 65 ICTCs in Andhra Pradesh (AP) to secure the National Award of Certification from NACO and facilitated the 7 SRLs to secure NABL accreditation. He is experienced in budgeting and allocation of funds and provided supportive supervision to NACP facilities. Mr. Paul played a key role in establishing the 10 Viral load testing laboratories in AP. He has experience in monitoring and reviewing the ICTCs, blood banks, SRLs and VL labs, implementing National External Quality Assurance Schemes in NACP networking public sector health laboratories in AP.

  • Jyothirmai

    Dr Jyothirmai

    Consultant – Microbiologist

    Dr Jyothirmai is a Medical Microbiologist from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam. She has experience in academic, diagnostic and research activities as a part of her MD curriculum. She aspires to pursue her career in Molecular Diagnostics in the field of Infectious Diseases. She believes in continuous learning, honesty and hard work. She will be based out of Eluru as a Microbiologist.

  • Raghu

    Mr. M. Raghu


    Mr. M. Raghu holds a bachelors in science, medical laboratory technology. He has been working as Laboratory Technician for the past 7 years at various hospitals namely Apollo Spectra Hospital, Secunderabad, Microbiology Department NRI Medical College-Mangalagiri and Virology Department, Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada. He will be based out of Vijayawada.

  • Guraiah

    Mr. S. Guraiah


    Mr. S. Guraiah holds a bachelors in science, medical laboratory technology and a post graduate degree in microbiology. He has worked as a Research Assistant and Laboratory Technician for 8 months. He is an expert phlebotomist and organizes campaigns for collecting specimens, handling and transportation of specimens to the diagnostic centres. He will be based out of Kadapa.

  • Ramu

    Mr. K. Ramu


    Mr. K. Ramu holds a bachelors in science, medical laboratory technology and has been a microbiology technician and worked for various hospital. He was also a Field Technologist for ICMR NIRT for one year. He will be based out of Visakhapatnam at Andhra Medical College.

  • Prashant

    Dr Prashant Vennela

    Public Health Specialist - IPC

    Dr Prashant Vennela is a Medical and Management Professional with over 11 years of experience in Public Health, Clinical selling and Health Informatics. He has completed his Bachelors in Dental Surgery from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, India and Masters in Business Administration in Healthcare Management from the University of Findlay, Ohio, USA. He has several training programmes to his credit, which include Project Management from IIM-A, Gujarat, India, Clinical and operations research from the University of Pittsburgh, USA and Joint Commission International (JCI) on Accreditation of Hospitals. Dr Vennela has served as a Subject Matter Expert to HP on a Tele-medicine project and as an Infection Prevention Specialist for key corporate hospitals across India.

  • Dr_Kajok_Engtipi

    Dr. Kajok Engtipi


    Dr. Kajok is a post graduate in Community Medicine and has worked as a consultant, Epidemiologist in IDSP, NCDC, New Delhi before completing senior residency from Maulana Azad Medical College. She joins SHARE INDIA in the BOLSTER project as Surveillance Specialist and will be based in Delhi.

  • Dr_NeemaJoseph

    Dr Neema Joseph

    Knowledge Management and Documentation Specialist – IPC

    Dr Neema Joseph is a self-motivated and passionate Public Health advocate. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery from Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Ghaziabad. Thereafter she pursued her Master’s in Public Health from JIPMER, Puducherry. Her area of interest lies in Tobacco Control, Health System Strengthening and NCD Epidemiology. Prior to joining SHARE INDIA she was working as the Assistant State Program Officer, Puducherry under a multi-centric Tobacco Control project by PGIMER, Chandigarh. She comes with several publications under her belt and will be based out of Hyderabad.

  • Mr_AmitKumar

    Mr. Amit Kumar

    Senior Data Analyst – Surveillance

    Mr. Amit Kumar holds a Post Graduate degree (M.Sc.) in Biochemistry from CSJM University Kanpur, Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (APGDB) from Pondicherry Central University and Post Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics and Data Management (PGDBDM) from Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad. Mr. Kumar has around 7 years of professional work experience in the field of data management, data analysis, monitoring and evaluation of the of program and field activities. Mr. Kumar has worked with Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, CARE Bihar, Evidence Action, New Delhi and Inclen International Trust, New Delhi. His major interests lie in Database management, Statistical data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation. He will be based out of Delhi office.

  • Sailaja

    Ms. Sailaja Bonu

    Project Officer - IPC

    Ms. Sailaja Bonu has joined Project BOLSTER as a Project Officer. Ms. Sailaja has done her M.Sc. Nursing Obstetrical and Gynecological and has about 9 years of experience in teaching and clinical areas. Prior to joining SHARE INDIA, she was associated with Metas College, Andhra Pradesh as a Lecturer. She also worked with CARE India, Bihar as a Senior Nurse and as a Clinical trainer in Engender Health, Karnataka.

  • Samson Shadrick

    Mr. Samson Shadrick

    Project Officer - IPC

    Mr. Samson Shadrick holds a Post-Graduate in Nursing and a PG Diploma in Public Health and Hospital Administration. Mr. Samson is a Nursing professional specializing in Critical Nursing with 12 years of experience. He is experienced in working with Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and Corporate Hospitals. He has been a State Assessor for LaQshya program in Rajasthan and has also worked in the capacity of a Senior Program Officer with Jhpiego under the Maternal and Child Health Programme.

  • Ms_M_Kalpana

    Ms. Madhala Kalpana

    Project Officer - IPC

    Ms. Madhala Kalpana holds a nursing graduate degree with over 9 years of experience in Public Health. She is highly skilled as a registered nurse and has rich experience in teaching. She has extensively worked at the grass root level in Public Health in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Maharashtra. She has clinical teaching experience of three years in Andhra Pradesh and Non-clinical experience of four years in Bihar and two years in Maharashtra respectively and has a good understanding in implementing research projects. She has also been conducted numerous trainings as a Master trainer, on various flagship programs in Public Health. She has been instrumental in supporting and coordinating in capacity building of staff on COVID-19, gender-based violence during pandemic.

  • Arya S. Nair

    Ms. Arya S. Nair

    Project Officer - IPC

    Ms. Arya S. Nair holds a Masters in Hospital management with specialization in Infection Control and Prevention management after having completed B.Sc. Nursing in 2012. Prior to SHARE INDIA she was a practicing critical care and public health professional for eight years working as an IEC trainer for Sexual gender-based violence with Médecins Sans frontiers at New Delhi. She was also part of Malnutritional project in Bihar with Médecins Sans frontieres and worked in the capacity of a critical care nurse in pediatrics.

  • Dhanalakshmi

    Ms. D. Dhanalakshmi

    Project Assistant - IPC

    Ms. D. Dhanalakshmi has done B. Sc Nursing and is currently pursuing her M. Sc from Vijaya College of Nursing, NTR University. She was previously associated with Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Nellore as an Infection Prevention Control Nurse.

  • Balamma

    Ms. Ch. Balamma

    Project Assistant - IPC

    Ms. Ch. Balamma holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from St. Luke's College and is a State Ranker. She has worked as a tutor and is experienced in working in various corporate hospitals as a staff nurse for nearly 3 years. She has successfully faced two NABH audits for two units and completed HICC successfully. She has also undergone an online certification course under TNAI on “Essential Upskilling for Nurses In COVID-19 Pandemic Management”. She will be based out of Vishakhapatnam.

  • Deepak

    Mr. Deepak Rastogi

    Junior Data Analyst - Surveillance

    Mr. Deepak Rastogi, joined project BOLSTER as a Junior Data Analyst. Mr Rastogi is Post graduate in Rural Development from IGNOU has completed his graduation from Delhi University. His has been in the development sector for nearly 4 years’ now. He was previously associated with NRMC. His job responsibilities have been capacity building through data, big data analysis and collecting quantitative data. He was instrumental in designing a quantitative tool in the KoBo application and was extensively involved in field surveys and leading quantitative enumerators etc.


  • Mohd. Zuber

    Dr Mohd. Zuber

    Consultant – Surveillance

    Dr Mohd. Zuber holds a post-graduate degree in Public Health from the University of Lucknow and a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery from Agra University in India. Dr Zuber’s previous work experience was as a Facilitator, MPH Online, College of Health and Bio-Medicine, Victoria University, Australia, Lecturer in the Department of Public Health at Saudi Electronic University, MOHE, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He also worked as a Consultant Epidemiologist at CSU-IDSP, NCDC Delhi, DGHS, Government of India and as a Dental Surgeon in National Rural Health Mission, Government of Uttar Pradesh, India. Dr Zuber has been recently elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, London. He will be based out of our Delhi office.

  • Mr_KishoreKumarWatwani

    Mr. Kishor Kumar Watwani

    Consultant-Data Manager-Surveillance

    Mr. Kishor Kumar Watwani holds post graduate degrees in Social Work from Vardhman Open University-Kota andpost graduate degree in commerce-EAFM from Rajasthan University. Prior to SHARE INDIA he was associated with National Health Mission, Jaipur, Rajasthanas a Program Assistant cum Data Coordinator in maternal health department. Mr. Watwani worked extensively on data related to Government schemes like Maternal Death Review, Dakshta, Lakshya, CAC, IMEP, FMR Expenditure Status and the Annual project implementation plan.

  • Mr_SanjayVerma

    Mr. Sanjay Verma

    Consultant-Field Supervisor-Surveillance

    Mr. Sanjay Verma holds a post graduate degree and has worked as a Field Supervisor through his prior work experience from APHL.

  • ShikhaDhawan

    Dr Shikha Dhawan

    Director Programs, Principal Investigator

    Dr Shikha Dhawan has 19+ years of experience in Health Research, Public Health, Post-doctorate in Biomedical Research (USA), PhD in Microbiology (India), PGDM in Biotechnology Business Management (India) with expertise in infectious diseases; implementation of National Health Programs-National Tuberculosis Elimination Program and National AIDS Control Programs, Government of India. Dr Dhawan has managed novel vaccine projects and translational activities for development of vaccines from lab to humans. Her strengths include Monitoring and Evaluation, Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS Diagnostics, HIV AIDS Act (2017), Information Education Communication (IEC) and Mainstreaming, Quality Management Systems, ISO Standards, Pre-clinical & Clinical Research, GCP, GLP, GCLP, Product Development and Biotechnology. She has demonstrated acumen in strategic inputs, policy decisions, development sector sustainability, capacity building, resource mobilization, partnership, networking and people management with technical, business organization, decision-making and solution implementation skills.

  • SamridhiUniyal

    Ms. Samridhi Uniyal

    Lead-Policy, Law and Stigma

    Ms. Samridhi Uniyal is Lead-Policy, Law and Stigma on the GFATM-NACO Project. Her work focuses on strategy development for addressing HIV-related stigma and discrimination, raising legal awareness, advancing legal and human rights responses and ensuring an effective implementation of the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017. She is pursuing her interest in human rights law and has previously worked for the legal rights of the urban street vendor and regulating street vending in India. Samridhi holds an LL.B. degree from Jindal Global Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Hindu College, University of Delhi.

  • SourabhKumar

    Mr. Sourabh Kumar

    Lead-Advocacy & Communication

    Mr. Sourabh Kumar is a marketing & communication professional working as Lead-Advocacy & Communication in the GFATM-NACO project at SHARE INDIA. He is an alumnus of MICA, Ahmedabad, and VIT University, Vellore. His 9+ years of professional experience spans across brand building, digital transformation and strategic initiatives with leading Indian & Global brands across industries. He is passionate about equal rights and mental health. He has worked for the marginalised LGBTQ+ community in the full time and part time roles in the past. He is also a photographer and has won many accolades for the same.

  • BushraRizvi

    Ms. Bushra Rizvi

    Program Officer – M&E and Documentation

    Ms. Bushra Rizvi Holds an M.Phil. in Public Health and MBA in Health and Hospital Management with over 5 years of experience in the public health sector particularly in adolescent and women sexual and reproductive health rights, STDs/STIs, empowerment of adolescentsand environmental health in various organizations. Her interest has led her to associate with various organizations like Population council, CEHAT, Girl Effect, CREA, ICRW, Centre for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy and Kadence International Pvt. Ltd. and academic institutions i.e., Jawahar Lal Nehru University and University of Sussex. She has been immensely involved in the on ground as well as behind the desk research on various themes. She has been instrumental in providing research designs for qualitative and quantitative research projects, designing surveys, monitoring and evaluation of the social and public health projects in her past organizations. She will be providing support in the GFATM project in the capacity of Program Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation and Documentation.

  • KaranPrasad

    Mr. Karan Prasad

    Program Officer-Digital and Innovation

    Mr. Karan Prasad is a marketing professional who holds a Bachelors of Commerce background with more than two years of experience in the field of digital marketing. Prior to joining SHARE INDIA as a Program Officer-Digital and Innovation, he has worked with ATechnos Pvt. Ltd. as a Sr. Digital Marketing Executive. His responsibilities involve developing project strategy, campaign creation, brand communication and outcome analysis.

  • ShikhaDhawan

    Dr Shikha Dhawan

    Director Programs, Principal Investigator

    Dr Shikha Dhawan has 19+ years of experience in Health Research, Public Health, Post-doctorate in Biomedical Research (USA), PhD in Microbiology (India), PGDM in Biotechnology Business Management (India) with expertise in infectious diseases; implementation of National Health Programs-National Tuberculosis Elimination Program and National AIDS Control Programs, Government of India. Dr Dhawan has managed novel vaccine projects and translational activities for development of vaccines from lab to humans. Her strengths include Monitoring and Evaluation, Infectious Diseases, Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS Diagnostics, HIV AIDS Act (2017), Information Education Communication (IEC) and Mainstreaming, Quality Management Systems, ISO Standards, Pre-clinical & Clinical Research, GCP, GLP, GCLP, Product Development and Biotechnology. She has demonstrated acumen in strategic inputs, policy decisions, development sector sustainability, capacity building, resource mobilization, partnership, networking and people management with technical, business organization, decision-making and solution implementation skills.

  • GauravMehta

    Mr. Gaurav Mehta


    Mr. Gaurav Mehta has eight years of experience in public health, expertise in Software Development, Cloud Infrastructure Management &Project Management.He has worked with National Informatic Centre – Health Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare through WHO on National Level portal “NIKSHAY a web-based case-based application for TB patients”. Mr. Mehta is currently handling two projects funded by ICMR.

  • FaridaKhatun

    Ms. Farida Khatun


    Ms. Farida Khatun is a Post graduate in Public Health Management, Certified in National Quality Assurance Standards-NHSRC, ISO 15189, NABL, NABH, Lean in healthcare with eight years of experience in healthcare. She has expertise in Quality Assurance in Laboratory, Clinical Audits and Medical Audits. Through the project she is involved in various activities for implementation of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in TBDesignated Microscopy Centre and is involved in setting up of QMS in laboratories in the Public and Private Sector in Delhi and Odisha.

  • SeevanAsadAhmed

    Mr.Seevan Asad Ahmed


    Mr. Seevan Asad Ahmed is a Post-graduate in Biotechnology with five yearsof experience in Microbiology and Molecular Laboratory. Mr. Ahmed has expertise in laboratory management, project management and technical process management. Through the project he is involved in various activities for implementation of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in TB Designated Microscopy Centre in Delhi.

  • HimshwetaTyagi

    Ms. Himshweta Tyagi


    Ms. Himshweta Tyagi is a Post-graduate in Medical Microbiology with threeyears of experience in laboratories. She is well versed with TB laboratory diagnosis and testing, best practice guidelines for laboratory working procedure and work flow. Through the project she is involved in various activities for implementation of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in TB Designated Microscopy Centre in Delhi.

  • Pankaj_Bansal



    Mr. Pankaj Bansalhas done M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology from CCSU, Meerut (U.P.). He has worked as a Laboratory consultant at IRL, AIIMS New Delhi in association with Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostic (FIND). He has also worked as SRF in DBT sponsored Project “Zygomycetes and Mucormycosis: Epidemiology, Taxonomy and Molecular Biology” in Mycology division, Department of Microbiology, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. He attended and presented a poster on case studies in MICROCON and SIHAM.

  • Mohammad_Arbaz_Khan1



    Mr. Mohammad Arbaz Khan has done M.Sc. in Microbiology from Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra (U.P.). He has worked as a Laboratory Consultant at IRL, Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh. He is well versed with Molecular biology work and had handled job responsibilities in RNA extraction and performed conventional RT-PCR in laboratory diagnosis of COVID-19. He is also trained in methods in TB laboratory diagnosis and testing.