New Delhi. 04 May,2016.Government of India is implementing a Scheme for Surrender-cum-Rehabilitation of Militants in the North-East. The objective of the Scheme is to wean away the misguided youth who have strayed into the fold of militancy and bring them to the mainstream. Surrenderees are paid monthly stipend upto Rs. 4000/- for a period of 36 months and an immediate grant upto Rs. 2.5 lakhs is kept in a bank in the name of each surrenderee as fixed deposit for a period of 3 years.

Persons eligible under the scheme are initially lodged in a Rehabilitation camp where they are trained in a trade/ vocation of their liking or befitting their aptitude.

The Scheme provides for impact assessment of the policy every year to ensure corrective action.