role of ngos in the rehabilitation of conflict victims in kashmir.

Research Article
Aadil Bashir
Development, NGOs , Conflict , Rehabilitation, Children.

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been witnessing Armed Conflict from the last two decades, and Kashmir region in particular has been the most affected. The conflict has led to the loss of human resource and caused infrastructural damage to some of the important institutions. The children lost the parental support while as thousands of families lost their bread earners. The conflict has also taken a toll on the mental health of the general population of the valley. As in other conflict zones of the world, Non Governmental Organizations also started operating their programs for the rehabilitation of the conflict-affected population. The present paper is an attempt to understand the role of NGOs in the rehabilitation of conflict affected victims. It tries to understand the programs introduced by these voluntary organizations and its impact on human development.