Kupwara Government School Lacks Basic Amenities – Students Suffer

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali With 150 students in a Govt middle school at Dudwan village of Kupwara, the things are bad, school building is in bad shape and students lack basic amenities like sanitation, toilets and have very tight space. In 2007 construction of 3 room building was started but […]

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17 Year Old Boy Invented Tree-Branch Cutter Machine

Video By: Pir Azhar | Article By: Nusrat Ali Shakir Ahmad Ganie, a 17 year old boy of Kralgund Handwara had invented tree branch cutter machine. He has made it without external help. His motive for innovating this machine was to make branch cutting easy. He desires to make it at big level but he […]

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Creative Learning Method Helping Government School Students to Perform Better

Video By: Mir Yaseen | Article By: Nusrat Ali Pratham (an educational NGO) has introduced learning by doing initiative in the schools and is receiving applauds for it. The way of teaching is creative and fun based. Various teachers and volunteers have been trained in this way of teaching, which students find interesting and playful. […]

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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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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Fails to reach this Middle School in Kupwara

Indian PM Narendra Modi Launched the ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (Clean India Mission) on 2nd October 2014. The ‘Abhiyan’ was launched on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 145th birth anniversary. This school in Kupwara’s Guzriyal area is a glaring example of how such Abhiyans fail and the much hype about such schemes fall flat on […]

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