Abhama PHC: A Health Center Without The Doctor

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Nusrat Ali The Public Health Center in Abhama is the only PHC for dozens of villages of Pulwama. More than 10000 people who depends on this PHC are facing issues due to government’s apathy. There is non availability of Doctors, staff and technology in the health center. And […]

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‘Revised Disability Pension Scheme’ Not Benefiting 100% Disabled Mohammad Shafi

Video By: Rayees Ahmad  | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali   Mohammad Shafi Dar of Maanavji Pulwama was declared 100% disabled by the health department after he fell from a tree while working. Her wife Meema now works in the fields of neighbors to earn livelihood for her and her family. Meema, is paid very less […]

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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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Are Awareness Programmes Enough to Declare a Village Cashless?

Video By: Rayees Ahmad and Rafiqa Bano | Article By: Alankrita Anand Lanura and Manzigam were the first villages in Kashmir to go ‘cashless’, but they don’t even have proper roads, electricity and water supply, never-mind internet connection. Demonetisation was perhaps the first shocker that the current government dropped after being voted to power. In […]

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Pulwama Village Battling Water Crisis For Past Three Decades

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Artcile By: Nusrat Ali Residents of Dadoora, Pulwama are facing water crisis from last 3 decades. Water crisis in village made its residents to dug wells on their own expenses. A family has sold 3 sheep to solve the water problem. The entire village has only 2 working tube wells […]

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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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Pellet Guns – Two Shaborzas and Their Dark Future

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 31 October 2016, in Rahmoo village of Pulwama, two teenage girls of 10th standard with identical name (Shabroza), were shot with pellets in their eyes by the Govt forces during 2016 unrest. Both of them have lost eye sight in one of their eye and […]

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Pulwama Boys Created a Cheap Model to Generate Electricity

Video By: Jahan Ara Khaliq | Article By: Nusrat Ali Suhail Ahmad Parray, a student and Sameer Ahmad Najar, a plumber by profession of Padgampora, Awantipora, Pulwama, both in their teens have successfully generated electricity, equal to 7 electric lamps from indigenous turbine. They have spent INR 10,000 to develop this model and it takes […]

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One Woman Against The State: Masooda Parveen’s 20 Years Struggle

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Masooda Parveen of Pampora area in Kashmir has been fighting for justice in Supreme Court of India for last 20 years after her husband Adv Ghulam Mohiudin Rigoo a member of High Court Bar Association, was taken away from his house by an Army Major accompanied […]

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Impact: People Come To Aid Pulwana Man Disabled By Cross-firing

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Altaf Ahmad Zargar was returning to his home village Aglar on 19 June 2017 from Pulawama. At Drabgam village Govt forces had laid siege against militants in this village and Altaf was hit by bullets . Being in a poor condition, Altaf was not able to […]

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