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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Quick Rescue Team – Group of Young Volunteers Conducting Rescue Operation in Ramban

Video By: Tahir Mushtaq | Article By: Nusrat Ali Quick Rescue Team (QRT) – is a young volunteers group of locals of Ramban who work selflessly to rescue people after any incidence happens in the vicinity. They have been conducting rescue operations from last 25 years. Putting themselves in risk, the members of Quick Rescue […]

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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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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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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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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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Sawalkot Dam: Who’s Development and at What Cost?

Video By: Tahir Mushtaq | Article By: Nusrat Ali In Ramban the people whose properties are going to be broken down for the creation of dam on Chenab river have been protesting against the unfair compensation being allocated to them by the authorities. This project has received clearance from the Indian environment ministry’s ‘Expert Appraisal […]

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