Devika Prasad is the Coordinator of the Police Reforms Programme and oversees the implementation of all of the programme's areas of work. Previously, Devika has worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science, a Master’s in Comparative Legal Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London, and a Master's in Human Rights and Criminal Justice from Queen's University Belfast. Devika enjoys reading, films and music. She can be reached at email@example.com
Aditi Datta holds an M.Phil in Political Science from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She did her graduation from Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata. Before joining CHRI, she worked in the media, a publishing house as well in an NGO. Currently she is working as Senior Programme Officer in the Police Reforms Programme under Access to Justice. She looks after Bangladesh, India related activities as well as outreach and advocacy of police teams core area of work. She loves gardening, watching vintage movies (Hollywood and Bangla) and eating fish of various varieties (Hilsa Chitala, Koi, Aar, Pabda, Morola, Pomfret, Puthi, Chada, Pholi, and Tangra to name a few) and cooked in Bangal style. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Devyani Srivastava is a Senior Program Officer in the Police Reforms Program and is in-charge of project activities in South Asia. Previously, she worked with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, an independent think tank based in New Delhi, where her research focused on internal security, extremism and insurgencies. She completed her Master’s Degree in International Relations from University of Warwick (UK) and Bachelors’ degree in Political Science from Hindu College, University of Delhi. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Uladzimir Dzenisevich works on the Police Reforms in East Africa, covering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. He holds an MA in European Studies and International Relations from University of Maastricht (The Netherlands), an LL.M. in International Development Law and Human Rights from University of Warwick (UK) and an LL.B. from European Humanities University (Lithuania). He’s been short-named Ula by overall consensus because of an unpronounceable first name. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sangeeta Mukherjee is currently working as admin Assistant in the Police Reform Team, where she is handling all administrative related work of the police team . She has a total work experience of around 11 years. In the past, she had worked in various organisations across varied industry category. Where she had spent almost 9 years out of 11 years in administrative related assignments. Sangeeta is a post graduate in commerce from the University of Lucknow. She had also done Advance Diploma in computer application and a certificate course in Tally. She likes watching movies, gardening and listening old songs. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Nyari Yomdo is a Project Associate, in the Police Reforms Program and She worked as a lawyer for 5 years to defend the rights of women and children who were trafficked and sexually exploited.Her work involved ensuring timely FIR registration, assisting the State Prosecution machinery as victim’s/complainant’s advocate during Court trials, advocating for policy change and building partnerships with Government power actors and Civil society organisations.
She completed her Masters in Laws from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and then joined CHRI's Police Reform program as Project Associate, Mumbai to work on improving police's first response to women victims of sexual assault. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pavani Nagaraja is working as a Project officer with the Police Reforms Program focusing on issues of life and liberty in policing. She has completed her B.A.LL.B. from National Law University Odisha. She has previously interned at human rights organisations, research centers, practicing advocates and law firms. Passionate about music, food, reading and sitting by the beach. She can be reached at email@example.com
Niriksha Sanghvi is a Project Officer in the Police Reforms Programme, working on improving police procedures relating to sexual violence against women victims. Prior to joining CHRI, she worked with a corporate law firm in Mumbai.
Niriksha holds B.Sc. L.L.B. (Honors) degree from Gujarat National Law University, Gujarat (India). Her research areas include gender justice, sexual violence during armed conflict and economic war crimes. When not busy bringing reforms, she enjoys swing dancing, painting and reading books of the dystopian world. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ankur Otto is working as a Project Officer in the Police Reforms Programme. He is engaged in advocacy and evidence based research in promoting inclusive policing and police accountability in India. He holds a degree in B.Sc Mathematics (H) from St Stephen’s College and has done a Masters in Social Work in Criminology & Justice from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. He has previously assisted the Smile Foundation in fund raising. He is ardent about basketball, Music, travelling and is a big foodie. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Nikita Bhukar is working as a Research Officer with the Police Reforms Programme primarily focusing on research and advocacy. She holds a Masters in Social Work (MSW), with a specialization in Criminology and Justice from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai and an MA in Public Administration from University of Rajasthan. Her MSW thesis focused on post rescue processes of repatriation and rehabilitation of Bangladeshi Women rescued under Immoral Traffic Prevention Act (ITPA), 1956. She has done her Bachelors in Arts (Prog.) in Economics and Mathematics from Jesus and Mary College (JMC), Delhi University. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org