The army has already started work on setting up rehabilitation centers in the east and west to house Maoists who have surrendered or are in detention. A general claimed that around 4,000 Maoists are willing to stay in such centers at present. - Adam Geibel
The government presented a plan to guarantee the physical, social and economic security of rebels who surrender by mid-February 2004. The rebels' families will also be provided security. Rebels surrendering weapons will get around $2,800 for turning in an 81-mm mortar, $1,400 for a general purpose machine gun and $700 for an M16 rifle.