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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Having Fled Myanmar, Many Rohingya Now Face Prejudice in Jammu

Video by: Basharat Amin | Article by: Shreya Kalra “We’re not here in Jammu and Kashmir illegally,” says Siraj Mustafa, holding up his UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) identification card. For the time being, Siraj has shelter — albeit only temporarily, as his UN identity card will expire on 30 March 2018 and once […]

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Impact: Ramban Bus Stand Cleaned and Repaired By Authorities

Video By: Tahir Mushtaq | Article By: Nusrat Ali Ramban Bus stand was in crumbling situation. Bad roads, garbage over crowded avenues reflected the shape of this important bus stand. Hundreds of vehicles ferry passengers to hundreds of villages of Ramban from this point but Govt had not paid any attention to maintain it. Our […]

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Construction of Link Road in Samba Puts Lives of Residents at Risk

Video By: Shiv Niraz | Article By: Nusrat Ali In village Dessian, Samba due to construction of link road from Surara to Sygran houses of residents living on upper reaches are on risk. Village residents demand protection wall. The houses are put to risk, during the rains it creates landslides and can damage properties of […]

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“We Study Under the Light of Wood Fire” Javaid Ali: a 12th Standard Student

Video By: Shiv Niraz | Article By: Nusrat Ali Village Kolebalafat, Dessian in district Samba having population of 50 persons is yet to electrify. Whole population of this hamlet lives Below Poverty Line and cannot arrange others means of lighting system. School going children are most sufferers as they have to study under the light […]

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Indra Awaas Yojana Lacks Funds – Poor People of Samba Suffer

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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