Malkangiri: Setting an inspiring example for police officers of the country, Jagmohan Meena, SP of Odisha’s Malkangiri district, has started helping surrendered Maoists in their studies under IGNOU programme.
The police official yesterday turned teacher for as many as 18 surrendered Maoists, including 6 women, and 97 students of remote areas of the district by taking a class of IGNOU’s Bachelor Preparatory Programme.
This Programme is offered by the University to those students who wish to do Bachelors Degree of IGNOU but do not have the essential qualification of having passed 10+2. To enable such students to enter higher education stream, IGNOU has designed this preparatory Programme.
“If required, I will take classes every Saturday and Sunday and continue imparting them education,” the SP said.
Worth mentioning, hundreds of Maoists have surrendered before police in Malkangiri district during the last two years.