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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Submerged School Forces Students to Study Under Open Sky

Video By: Aneesa Hamid | Article By: Nusrat Ali The primary school located Ghat-Gopalan Palhalan is submerged in water every year for 8 months as a canal is running through this area. The authorities have never taken initiative to redress this problem. The school is operated in a local persons courtyard. As per Rafiqa Begum, […]

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Gender Matters: Hajibal Village – Where Girls Quit Studies Due to Non Availability of High School

Video By: Abid Salam | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Hajibal village of Baramulla Kashmir (14 Kms from Baramulla), most of the girls quit schooling after studying up to 8th standard at a local Govt school. The village lacks facility of a high school and families don’t allow their girls to travel to other town […]

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A young boy who invented Fuel Less Generator lacks support

Video By: Azharuddin Pir | Article By: Nusrat Ali   A 15 year old boy, Abrar Ajaz Wani from Sogam Kupwara is a budding inventor. Till now he has made two inventions. He has developed a keyboard for blind people. And is also inventor of Auto-electricity generator. The generator that he has developed runs without fuel. […]

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Not just Sticks and Braille Books; Technology can Make us See

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Text By: Sajad Rasool Wajid is a Student at a private blind school of Baramula, he is one of the dozens of students at this school which lacks basic infrastructure and support from Government. “We do not need sticks, we read by mind, we shall be given modern scientific tools […]

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IMPACT: New Toilet Block Constructed for This School in Kupwara

Video By: Pir Azhar | Text By: Sajad Rasool the Government middle school located in Guzriyal village of Kupwara was without proper sanitation and toilet facilities. Students and staff would suffer and had to go in open fields to attend nature’s call or go to use some neighbors washroom. After making a video report on […]

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Like Khushboo Thousands of Kashmiri Kids See Their Schools Reduced to Ashes, Helplessly

Khushboo, a 9th class student, from village Thuru of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, is unable to attend her classes in the nearby Government school.  The school building was burnt down by some unknown people in September during the Kashmir unrest. More than 30 schools have been mysteriously torched during the current cycle of violence across […]

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Kashmir Unrest Prompts Youth to Start Free Tuitions in Baramula

During the ongoing turmoil across Kashmir valley the education sector also suffered badly. With schools closed, the precious time of more than a million students was getting wasted. This prompted the local youth to open free classes for the students in Baramulla’s old town too, like the rest of the valley. Abid Salaam reports

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