Engineer turns into horticulturist after losing job in lockdown

COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown left thousands jobless. Odisha engineer Shanti Swarup Mishra was one of them. Swarup was working in Bengaluru but after losing job he shifted to Odisha. Not becoming a victim of the consequences, he turned into a horticulturist. Mishra started his own seed processing unit and nursery. Started with 4 coconut plants, Swarup has so far planted 2.5 lakh trees. Shanti Swarup Mishra, now encourages youth to venture into business rather than jobs.