113 Maoists surrendered in three years: CM
While the district rehabilitation committees have accepted applications of 95 surrendered Maoists, 11 applications were not entertained, Patnaik said. However, Maoists surrendering now would get rehabilitation package as per the provision of Surrender and Rehabilitation Scheme – 2012. Under it a Maoist would get assistance upto Rs 2.5 lakh, besides Rs 25,000 for marriage, the chief minister said.
This apart, an ultra surrendering before the police was also entitled to get Rs 25,000 for purchase of homestead land, Rs 45,000 for building a house and Rs 25,000 more if he/she surrenders with arms. The new scheme has provision of financial assistance of Rs 2,000 per month for three years for surrendered Maoists and also Rs 3,000 per annum for education, he said.