The Global Investors Meet in Chennai has begun, and this time, it has something unique. Some great products made by jail inmates of Tamil Nadu will also be at display during the event to showcase the amazing talent of the inmates.
The two-day long Global Investors Meet (GIM) in Chennai kick-started on Wednesday, Sept. 9, and is expected to attract investments of about Rs. 1 lakh crore for Tamil Nadu.
But this year, GIM is bringing a lot more to the table than just crores of investments. The global meet is also displaying products manufactured by jail inmates in Tamil Nadu.
The meet which is being organised at the Chennai Trade Centre has textile products, soaps, phenyl, tags, wax, boots and other products which have been manufactured by the prison inmates, on display.
Photo for representation only. Source: www.prisons.tn.nic.in
The prisoners in the Tamil Nadu jails are given training in many things. These include LED bulb making, candle making, bread making, four-wheeler and two-wheeler repair, computer hardware training, sanitary napkin making, music, information and communication vocational technology, paper manufacturing, fashion designing, tailoring, cooking, carpentry, screen painting, drawing, wiring and much more.
Additional director-general of police, J K Tripathy talked about the amazing products made by the jail inmates at the event.
He also said that the products are competitive and cheaper when compared with those of other leading manufacturers.
In case you are in Chennai, and want to check out these awesome products, be a part of GIM. Read more about the event here.