5-star hotels to serve mushroom cultivated by prisoners inside jail

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  1. sobore
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    http://ibnlive.in.com/news/5star-ho...ed-by-prisoners-inside-jail/401363-3-232.html

    The next time you visit a five-star hotel in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata or Bangalore and order a mushroom dish, chances are you may be savouring something grown in a prison in Bihar. Officials said on Monday that prison-grown mushrooms from the state would be soon sold to big hotels across the country.

    Nearly 200 prisoners of the Khudiram Bose Memorial Central Jail in Muzaffarpur district, Bihar, have been engaged in mushroom cultivation for the past few months. Scientists of the Rajendra Agriculture University, Pusa, in Samastipur district, have been roped in to train the prisoners in mushroom farming.

    "Mushrooms cultivated by prisoners will be sent to hotels in big cities like Delhi and Mumbai soon," jail official Iftekhar Ahmad said, as the crop is now ready for harvest.

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    That,s good at-list they can earn very well.
     
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    Next up on Indian news: mushroom scam rocks the state of bihar!
     
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