Sheikh Community: The Ugly Reality of Caste Discrimination in Kashmir

Video By: Abid Salaam | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Sheikh colony located in Baramulla is an apt example of discrimination and official apathy. Ishtiyaq Ahmad Sheikh is a local boy of this colony who makes brooms and sells them door to door. Ishtiyaq left his studies after lacking support at school level. He stopped […]

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Umar Rashid: An Inspiration, Fighting Disability and Growing High

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Umar Rashid of Eidgah Srinagar is suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa since his birth , a young man of Kashmir never gave up and did not quite his studies. Umar was told to quite his studies by parents, after staying at his home for about 2 years […]

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Budgam School Lacks Proper Space and Sanitation Facility

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Government Middle School Gundi Panah, Budgam lacks basic facilities. There is no enough space to study and no play ground. The newly constructed building also lies broken. The school has a roll of 80 students and lacks facilities of sanitation, playground, toilets. School only has three […]

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School and Dying Infrastructure: Does Government Care?

Video By: Afroza Mehad | Article By: Nusrat Ali The High School Sarfraw, Hari ganiwan, Kangan, Ganderbal upgraded under Rashtrya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA) in 2014 with a roll of around 500 students is located on a road with no playground, no proper sanitation, no washrooms, no proper buildings. This school represents how bad the […]

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Kupwara Government School Lacks Basic Amenities – Students Suffer

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali With 150 students in a Govt middle school at Dudwan village of Kupwara, the things are bad, school building is in bad shape and students lack basic amenities like sanitation, toilets and have very tight space. In 2007 construction of 3 room building was started but […]

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17 Year Old Boy Invented Tree-Branch Cutter Machine

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shakir Ahmad Ganie, a 17 year old boy of Kralgund Handwara had invented tree branch cutter machine. He has made it without external help. His motive for innovating this machine was to make branch cutting easy. He desires to make it at big level but he […]

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Creative Learning Method Helping Government School Students to Perform Better

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By: Nusrat Ali Pratham (an educational NGO) has introduced learning by doing initiative in the schools and is receiving applauds for it. The way of teaching is creative and fun based. Various teachers and volunteers have been trained in this way of teaching, which students find interesting and playful. […]

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School in Kaniyari Bandipora Remains Inundated for 8 months a Year-Authorities Turns Mute Spectators

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kaniyari village of Bandipora remains submerged in water – every aspect of life remains paralyzed , a village of around 1200 souls lacks basic amenities. Students use boats to cross over to school, putting self to danger. Govt has not paid any attention yet to resolve […]

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Abhinanda Home: Kashmir’s Oldest School for Special Children in Shambles

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Kashmir’s oldest school for deaf, dumb and blind students-Abhinanda Home-   was established in 1941. The institute has been imparting education to specially-abled children for decades now. Located on the roadside in Srinagar’s Rambagh area, the Abhinanda Home has two buildings and a spacious lawn. It […]

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Students Packed in Congested and Unsafe Classrooms in Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Govt middle school Shali Batho Manigah Kupwara is being operated from a rented building with two rooms. All the nine classes are manged to study in these two rooms which not only causes problems to the teachers while teaching but students can’t study properly.  “Six classes […]

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