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Jail inmates turn farmers

Having earned a niche for themselves in producing a range of goods such as soaps, furniture and towels, thereby doing their bit in making the Prisons department self-sufficient, a few inmates of the district jail are trying their hand at farming on the sprawling open land within the jail complex at Danvaigudem.

Thanks to the initiative of the jail authorities, one and a half acre of land, which was virtually barren a few years ago, turned into a paddy field within the jail complex.

The district jail building spanning around eight acres has the capacity to accommodate 340 inmates.

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