Malkangiri: 27/11/17:The Malkangiri police on Sunday extended helping hand to educate the surrendered Maoists under the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
The district police officials yesterday started a drive to help as many as 18 surrendered Maoists, including 6 women, 13 Constables, 64 OPFs and 4 Home guards and 97 students of remote areas of the district for their studies under IGNOU.
They are getting classes under IGNOU’s Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP).
District Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagmohan Meena said that he himself would take classes on every Saturday and Sunday along with the trainers of DEO.
It is an initiative to encourage the Maoists to shun violence and get education, added the SP.