With a capacity to house around 6000 inmates, it has more than double the occupants currently in cells that are spread across 400 acres. As a pretend-inmate, you will have to sleep on the floor and eat prison food while completing the tasks assigned outside your cells. This work will include daily tasks such as grinding wheat and creating things like other prisoners.
As unique as it sounds, the idea has been implemented before in the country by the Telangana government in a similar program in 2016. As part of the state government’s tourism drive, a 220 year old jail at Sangareddy had been converted into a museum and could be experienced at Rs 500 a day.