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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Sumaya, A Girl Who Bats Stereotypes From Shopian Kashmir

Video by: Basharat Amin | Article by: Nusrat Ali Sumaya Jaan, from Kachdora Shopian is a new face of Cricket in Kashmir who is trying to make her career in the sports. She at her younger age started playing in local cricket events and eventually got a chance to represent J&K through Jammu Kashmir Cricket […]

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Model Village Project Fails to Ease Life in Poonch

Video By: Sharaz Ahmad Sikandar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Islamabad village located in district Poonch was declared as a model village by the Govt of J&K. It means the village besides having basic facilities will also have luxury facilities like, playground, marriage hall and a shopping complex. These facilities were provided and constructed here, […]

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Encroachment and Pollution Strangle River Sangaloo in Shopian

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali Sangaloo river flowing through the main town Shopian is the main source of water to most of the agricultural land of Shopian. It was once a source of fresh drinking water to the entire area but now it has been polluted. It has also been shrunk […]

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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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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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