4 Years On, Flood-Affected Sheikh Community Awaits Compensation

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Flood victims of Sheikh Colony in Reshipora village of Pulwama district have been waiting for the compensation for the past 4 years. Reshipora Pulwama, was washed away by floods in 2014 – around 200 families lost their homes. But seven families of Sheikh colony of this village […]

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IMPACT: Public Toilets Cleaned By Authorities in Ramban

Video By: Tahir Mushtaq | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Ramban town, the toilets constructed by Municipal Committee Ramban for public use were unclean for a long time and our Community Correspondent made a video report on it. He contacted the Executive Officer Municipal Committee Ramban and screened the video to him after getting an […]

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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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IMPACT: Samba Village Received Payment For Indira Awas Yojana

Video By: Shiv Niraz | Article By: Nusrat Ali No application of Indra Aawaas Yojana in the Samba district where in a village under this scheme making of 26 houses was promised since 2013. The scheme is meant to provide money to the people living in utter poverty across India and help them in constructing […]

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Are Awareness Programmes Enough to Declare a Village Cashless?

Video By: Rayees Ahmad and Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Alankrita Anand Lanura and Manzigam were the first villages in Kashmir to go ‘cashless’, but they don’t even have proper roads, electricity and water supply, never-mind internet connection. Demonetisation was perhaps the first shocker that the current government dropped after being voted to power. In […]

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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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Pulwama Village Battling Water Crisis For Past Three Decades

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali Residents of Dadoora, Pulwama are facing water crisis from last 3 decades. Water crisis in village made its residents to dug wells on their own expenses. A family has sold 3 sheep to solve the water problem. The entire village has only 2 working tube wells […]

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Justice Elusive when ‘Security Forces’ are Involved

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Shreya Kalra Nine years ago in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since, and that is what they say is justice denied. In India, one judge approximately serves 73,000 people. As of February 19, 2016, […]

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IMPACT: Budgam Village Gets Electricity After 30 Years

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Nouroz Baba village is located in Budgam of central Kashmir. A population of 200 souls which has 40 households would always remain in darkness after transmission lines of Dar Mohalla of this village developed issues, since then the issue was hanging. Our CC highlighted the issue […]

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Locked and Defunct: How Panchayats Work in Pulwama

Video By: Jahanara Khaliq | Article By: Alankrita Anand Ever since the Panchayati Raj Act was adopted, the panchayat buildings in this Pulwama village are regularly painted and maintained; only to open for elections. A 2016 Lok Sabha report revealed that of the 258,000 gram panchayats (village councils) in the country, only 56,000 have buildings; […]

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