Organic farming launched at Open Air Jail

August 12, 2013 0 Comments

COIMBATORE, August 10, 2013

Beginning Saturday, farm activities in the 30.72 acre Open Air Jail (OAJ) at Singanallur is likely to turn the natural way by taking up organic farming.

Talking to The Hindu , DIG of Prisons, Coimbatore Range, P. Govindarajan said that the Open Air Jail at Singanallur has 36 prisoners from all over the State (except Salem which is meant for habitual offence) identified as those with good health and background knowledge in agriculture and those not having escaping tendencies. These prisoners get 50 per cent of their sentence revoked as remission.