Impact: 65 Year Old Widow Gets Her Old Age Pension After 4 Years

Video By: Rafiqa Bano   | Article By: Nusrat Ali 65 year old widow, Mugli from Alam Gachu Budgam village was not provided old age pension fund by the Social Welfare Department for 3 years. Mugli had submitted her application form but she lives in a far flung area and could not afford to go to […]

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Budgam Wood Carver Made Creative Art Out of Traditional Work

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Ali Mohammad Najar, a 47 year old carpenter lives at Shunglipora which is 45 Kms away from the town of Budgam in central Kashmir. He is known for carving wood designs and making decorative pieces. He is specialized in making wooden utensils. Having been born in […]

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Pampore-Manigam Ring Road: Farmers Protest Against Land Acquisition

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali Farmers whose land is going to be acquired for Semi Ring road connecting Pampore in South Kashmir with Manigam Ganderbal in North and Central Kashmir via Budgam are in protest against the unfair land compensation being paid to them against the land acquired by the National […]

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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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Kashmir Wants Electricity – At What Cost?

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali The work on Jalandhar-Samba-Amargarh power transmission line also called as, Northern Region Strengthening Scheme (NRSS-29) is going on at full pace. This project will deliver over 1,000 MW of electricity from Punjab to the Kashmir Valley by strengthening the National Grid. Under the project hundreds of […]

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Bad Road Connectivity Endangered Human Life in Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Dar Mohallah, Nawrooz Baba Budgam is the village with a very bad road connectivity. A population of around 800 souls suffer in the absence of a good road. It is located at a distance of 40 kms from Budgam. The village is under developed due to […]

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Braid chopping: Which Kept Kashmir and Administration on Tenterhooks for 2 Months

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali More than 100 braids have been chopped across the Kashmir valley in last two months and the victims have been found unconscious later at the crime scene and different narratives have come up regarding the reason and people behind it, thus increasing the mystery. Recently after […]

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Contaminated Water Leading to Diseases in Budgam Village

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali Sonpah village located in Budgam district is facing acute shortage of water for drinking. Despite having a good number of springs available, the authorities have not maintained them and the pipelines which has resulted in contamination of these water bodies. People are forced to take contaminated […]

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Deplorable Condition of Roads Make Life Miserable in Budgam

Video By: Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Drang Beerwah Budgam locals suffer due to deplorable road conditions. Most of public transport drivers are refusing to ply their vehicles on this road. This road has been constructed in year 1979 and till this date it is not reconstructed. In year 2016 some […]

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