Failed Mission Swatch Bharat | Mir Yaseen reports for KashmirUnheard

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-talked-about sanitation programme, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA), is largely unimplemented in Jammu & Kashmir.

The state has also lagged in the implementation of the National Rural Drinking Water Programme, with Rs 310.15 crore unspent in 2014-2015, with more than 60 per cent of the target unmet.

In this story the northern district of Baramulla, people are forced to use unclean water for daily purposes, Mir Yaseen reports for KashmirUnheard.

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Jammu and Kashmir Lakes on Brink of Extinction

 
/ May 10, 2019

Gil sar and Kushalsar lakes in Srinagar are on the edge of extinction due to encroachment and the siltation and the authorities have turned a deaf ear to the issue.

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Needle Workers in Kashmir Bearing the Brunt: Demands Increase in Pay.

 
/ April 12, 2019

In Kashmir, Needle workers are selling their shawls at half of its worth. Lack of market and role of middlemen, forcing them to work for meager pay.

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