The move has empowered local women who are stitching and designing garments of branded textile companies which place their orders from across the country.
Ten Naxals, including two carrying cash rewards on their heads, surrendered in Dantewada and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh.
Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallava said that the forces also recovered three locally-made rifles, ammunition, explosives and items of daily use from the spot.
In Dantewada, during the last year and a half, as many as eight Maoist memorials have been demolished by the security forces.
The action was taken after a purported video surfaced on social media earlier in the day, in which over a dozen children could be seen harvesting paddy along with some labourers in a field.
Located in the three worst Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh districts — Sukma, Bijapur and Dantewada — covering about 478.6 kms have been sanctioned.
For tribal women in Maoist-hit Dantewada, a garment factory is changing lives and aspirations.
Results of survey on surrendered Maoists help villagers understand the distressful life in the banned outfit and choose a better future over it, reports Ejaz Kaiser
Baghel was scheduled to attend a convention of Chandranahu Kurmi Samaj in the state's Mahasamund district on Sunday afternoon, he said.
The arrested Naxals, both natives of the Gangaloor area in neighbouring Bijapur, had reached there to allegedly plant the explosives on Hiroli road in a bid to cause harm to security forces.
Over a hundred Maoists who had surrendered during the past one year under the campaign 'Lon Varratu' called themselves blessed to celebrate Rakshabandhan.
Four persons including two teenagers and a woman were killed in the incident that occurred between the Tetam and Telam village of Dantewada, about 450 km south of Raipur.
The district police led by Pallava reached the spot to lend the helping hand to the injured in reaching the hospital.
Metals Mines workers Union seeks intervention of CM Baghel to restart iron ore production in south Chhattisgarh
The reasons they cited is to 'safeguard the main steel and sponge iron industries and augmenting the revenue generation and employment' in Chhattisgarh.
Two inquiries launched after CRPF jawans accused of molesting tribal school girls at Raksha Bandhan function in Chhattisgarh
Security personnel allegedly molested the girl students of a state-run residential school during a cultural programme held ahead of Raksha Bandhan in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.