Manipal, July 9: The inmates of Asare, home for the mentally challenged ventured into a different area here on Monday. They were provided an opportunity to get a feel of paddy cultivation. On their campus, in a small plot of cultivable land, the inmates dressed in traditional attire planted paddy saplings.
The inmates enjoyed wading through water and mud to plant the saplings. It was an experience which gave them the idea of paddy cultivation which takes place at this time of the year. Dr RajeshkrishnaBhandary KMC Manipal, parents of inmates and GoverningCouncil members of Asare were present.Asare has 34 inmates and four day care children.