Surrendered Jharkhand Maoists to get rehabilitation package
Ranchi, Feb 13, (ANI): Jharkhand Government on Friday announced a rehabilitation package for the surrendered Maoist in the State.
The rehabilitation package includes money, insurance, medical benefits, vocational training and land.
Addressing the media, State Secretary P. K. Jajodia said, "A zonal committee member on his surrender will get Rs. five lakh, a sub-zonal committee member Rs. three lakh and an area commander will be benefited by Rs. two lakh."
"The surrendered members will also get insurance, medical benefits, housing, vocational training and security-related jobs, besides a host of other benefits," he added.
Each maoist would get four decimal of the land and Rs. 50,000 separately for construction of dwellings.
Surrenders could be made before a minister, legislator, deputy commissioner or police in the rank of inspector general or DIG or SP. Those surrendering weapons would get more.
The policy was approved by the advisory council to Governor Syed Sibtey Razi.
More than 2000 persons, including an MP, two MLAs, police personnel, civilians and extremists were killed in last eight years in Jharkhand. (ANI)