COIMBATORE: In an initiative to provide self-employment to the prisoners, the prison authorities have introduced a ‘Freedom Prison Bazaar’ in Coimbatore’s central jail.
As per the report, products manufactured and food prepared by inmates are purchased by the visitors. Besides, they will provide tea and coffee for visitors.
Here, prisoners are engaged in producing various products like blankets, oil, soap powder, coconut oil, bakery items, food items, bags, mineral water bottles and so on.
According to the report, the inmates who are engaged in the ‘Freedom Prison Bazaar’ are also given a monthly salary.
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