Tihar Haat and Tihar Emporia reopen

Both the exclusive stores namely Tihar Haat and Tihar Emporia of tihar jail were closed during the nationwide lockdown due to spread of COVID-19 pandemic. A wide range of products made by prison inmates like Bakery products, Namkeen, Biscuits, Spices, Housekeeping products, Wooden Crafts, Mustard Oil, Hand-made File Covers, Pant-Shirts, Blankets and Bed-sheets, Facemasks are retailed on these stores. The prisoners who are lodged in Semi-Open Jail are employed at these stores as store-assist. With the improvement in COVID-19 situation, Tihar Emporia reopened in August last year and Tihar Haat resumed its service recently. Both the stores will remain opened on all seven days from 11AM to 07PM. The new venture Tihar Art Gallery will also come up very soon near the Tihar Haat building. Here, paintings and sculpture made by Tihar Prison inmates will be showcased for exhibition and sale purposes.