In Poonch, the Lack of a Road Hampers Education

Video By: Sharaz Sikander |  Article By: Alankrita Anand Governments come and governments go, but in half a century, none has built a road to this government higher secondary school in Islamabad, Poonch. The 17th general elections are round the corner, as are assembly elections in several states. The assembly elections preceding the general elections […]

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Government School in Shopian Struggles With Poor Infrastructure

Video By: Basharat Amin Article By: Nusrat Ali High School of Zampathri Keller village of Shopian lacks basic facilities like library, laboratory, accommodation, washrooms and specific subject teachers. The government has constructed a building in 2013 but it was neither taken over nor hand over to school authorities. The building is used by locals for […]

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Dilapidated School Building Poses Threat to Students’ Lives in Abhama

Video By: Rayees Ahmad Article By: Nusrat Ali A high school at Abhama village of Pulwama is based in an unsafe building. More than 300 students come to this school everyday for education and live under constant threat of life. Teachers have been writing to the authorities time and again reminding them of the unsafe […]

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Kupwara School Building Damaged in 2016 Snowfall – Needs Urgent Repair

Video By: Azharuddin Pir | Article By: Nusrat Ali The School building of Government Middle school located at Gund Moomin in Kupwara district was damaged during snowfall of 2016. Till now it is not repaired. Despite reaching out to the authorities about this issue, the school administration and locals says that the school building still […]

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Success: Ganderbal School Building Renovated By Authorities

Video By: Afroza Mahed | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 17th July 2015, flash flooding hit Kulan Babapora in Ganderbal district in which 2 people were killed and various structures damaged. At least 250 structures including residential houses were damaged besides standing maize crop over 150 kanals of land has also damaged in the village. […]

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Pellet Guns – Two Shaborzas and Their Dark Future

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 31 October 2016, in Rahmoo village of Pulwama, two teenage girls of 10th standard with identical name (Shabroza), were shot with pellets in their eyes by the Govt forces during 2016 unrest. Both of them have lost eye sight in one of their eye and […]

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Nari Niketan Mendhar in Dilapidated State, Inmates Suffer

Video By: Wahied Akhter | Article By: Nusrat Ali Nari Niketan located at Mendhar poonch with 30 female inwards lacks basic facilities – the girls and women living under this Nari Niketan complain of lack of different facilities. There are seven such home for women in jammu division and this Nari Niketan is one among […]

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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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